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Oct
30

Production jubilee: 20 years of Audi A4 at Ingolstadt Plant

20 years of Audi A4 at Ingolstadt plant Production jubilee: 20 years of Audi A4 at Ingolstadt PlantJubilee in Audi’s mid-sized range: The brand with the Four Rings has been producing the Audi A4 at its main plant in Ingolstadt for 20 years now. With more than six million units sold so far, it is the most successful Audi of all time. The new mid-sized car conquered the world’s markets from the launch of the series in 1994 onwards. And twenty years later, strong demand continues for the Audi A4, now in its fourth generation.

“When the Audi A4 superseded the successful Audi 80 series 20 years ago, it became a bestseller soon after its launch. It was the fastest production ramp‑up in the company’s history. The foundations were laid by our employees’ commitment and the excellent preparations made for the new model series,” stated Dr. Hubert Waltl, Board of Management Member for Production at AUDI AG. “The sporty A4 family is the heart of the Audi brand still today, and is extremely popular with our customers around the world.” Read the rest of this entry »

Oct
29

Limited-Edition Audi R8 Competition to Debut at Los Angeles Auto Show

Audi R8 Competition 2015 Front Angle Limited Edition Audi R8 Competition to Debut at Los Angeles Auto ShowAudi of America announces the debut of the powerful 2015 R8 competition at the upcoming 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. The R8 competition redefines the iconic R8 as the pinnacle of Audi performance with 570 hp and racing-inspired, lightweight matte carbon elements.

“The limited-edition Audi R8 competition is the closest road car to our R8 LMS ultra race car that has won virtually every race around the world,” said Scott Keogh, President, Audi of America. “It is designed for the driving enthusiast and we’re excited to bring 60 units as a limited-edition to the U.S.” Read the rest of this entry »

Oct
27

World Endurance Championship Visits audi’s Largest Market

World Endurance Championship Visits audi’s Largest Market World Endurance Championship Visits audi’s Largest MarketThe FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) is wound up to a high pitch. Within the space of three weeks, sports car fans have been thrilled by the lead in the manufacturers’ championship changing twice. Following two one-two victories in succession, Audi had taken the top spot in the standings at the season’s midpoint. Although the brand had to relinquish its lead in the race in Japan, it remains in striking distance of the leader of the standings. Now the World Championship decision is coming to a head, as the sixth of eight WEC races is on the agenda at Shanghai on November 2. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct
24

New Connect Service for Audi A6 and Audi A7 Sportback

New Connect Service for Audi A6 and Audi A7 Sportback New Connect Service for Audi A6 and Audi A7 SportbackAudi is leading the way in mobile infotainment: The brand with the four rings is the first European carmaker to offer online updates for the navigation map. The new service is available immediately in the revised Audi A6 and Audi A7 Sportback model lines as part of the comprehensive connect portfolio. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct
23

The New Audi RS 6 Avant

Audi RS 6 Avant 2015 Front Angle The New Audi RS 6 AvantThe new Audi RS 6 Avant impresses with immense power. Its 4.0 TFSI has an output of 412 kW (560 hp) and makes 700 Nm (516.3 lb-ft) of torque available between 1,750 and 5,500 rpm. The top model in the A6 family sprints like a supercar from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 3.9 seconds and with the optional dynamic package reaches a top speed of 305 km/h (189.5 mph). In the combined cycle, however, the V8 biturbo consumes just 9.6 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers (24.5 US mpg), corresponding to 223 grams CO2 per kilometer (358.9 g/mi). Read the rest of this entry »

Oct
22

The New Audi S6 and S6 Avant

Audi S6 Avant 2015 Front Angle The New Audi S6 and S6 AvantThe new Audi S6 and S6 Avant, which have also been thoroughly revised, are sports cars for everyday driving and recreation. Their design with the characteristic S details already suggests their dynamic nature. The 4.0 TFSI produces 331 kW (450 hp) and makes a constant 550 Nm (405.7 lb-ft) of torque available across a broad range from 1,400 to 5,700 rpm. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct
21

The New Audi A6 Allroad Quattro

Audi A6 Allroad Quattro 2015 Front Angle The New Audi A6 Allroad QuattroWhere the asphalt ends, the new Audi A6 allroad quattro keeps going. Its body is as much as 31.5 millimeters (1.2 in) higher than that of the A6 Avant, on which technology it is based. Stainless steel coverings protect the underbody at the front and rear of the car, and there are aluminum applications on the vertical slats in the Singleframe grille. Some add-on parts are finished in a contrasting color. Audi also offers a full paint finish as an option. Modifications quite similar to those in the A6 Avant can be found at the front end, the headlights, the side sills, the rear, the lights and in the interior. The shade Java brown is available as a special finish color, and santos brown leather in the cabin is exclusive. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct
20

Audi to Launch Racing Series for The New TT

Audi Sport TT Cup 2015 Front Angle Audi to Launch Racing Series for The New TTWith a dedicated racing series for the Audi TT the brand with the four rings will be offering a new opportunity to enter the company’s successful motorsport world. The Audi Sport TT Cup will be held as part of the DTM starting in the 2015 season. This means that, following the successful introduction of the Audi R8 LMS Cup in Asia, Audi is launching another one-make cup in Germany next year. The racing version of the new Audi TT with a weight of only 1,125 kilograms delivers 228 kW (310 hp). By means of a so-called push-to-pass function the output of the two-litre TFSI engine can be briefly boosted by 22 kW (30 hp). Read the rest of this entry »