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Audi Range Stars Sparkle for Twelve Days of Christmas

The Audi R8 Audi Range Stars Sparkle for Twelve Days of ChristmasAudi reveals a series of stunning light-painted images of its range – one for each of the twelve days of Christmas

The winter solstice – December 21 –  is almost upon us, and Audi has chosen to mark the shortest day of the year and the 12 days of Christmas which rapidly follow it with a collection of images which show its range in an entirely different light. Read the rest of this entry »


Fascinatingly Vivid – Audi Brings 3D Sound into The Car

Audi 3D Sound Fascinatingly Vivid   Audi Brings 3D Sound into The CarA three-dimensional audio experience worthy of the sound lab: Audi makes this vision a reality. 3D sound, which will shortly be going into production use, also enables the listener to experience spatial height. The addition of the third dimension makes the acoustic impression even clearer and more vivid. This rich audio experience redefines the benchmark for in-car listening pleasure.

For many years, the brand with the four rings has been renowned for establishing new milestones in sound quality time and time again. The latest technology, 3D sound, will be making its debut in the Audi Q7 in 2015. It is available as a component of the Advanced Sound System from Bang & Olufsen and also of Bose Surround Sound. At its core is a complex algorithm that calculates the control signals for each speaker swiftly and precisely. Audi developed it for the Bang & Olufsen system in partnership with the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits in Erlangen. Read the rest of this entry »


Super Street Magazine and the Topspeed Motorsports Audi R8

Super Street Magazine and the Topspeed Motorsports Audi R8 Super Street Magazine and the Topspeed Motorsports Audi R8What would Tony Stark do? Looks like we have the answer here: Put all that engineering vision and expertise into an Audi R8 instead of making a modern-day suit of armor to become Iron Man—and the result would probably look like Nathan Cicio’s passion project.

Passion is the right word here, because Cicio says, “I’ve built a lot of cars, but this one has my heart. I can’t even explain the emotional connection and excitement.” Some of that connection no doubt comes from the fact that 70 percent of this build was performed by Cicio’s own hands. And the reason why he’s built a lot of cars is because he owns and runs TopSpeed Motorsports, a performance shop based in Alpharetta, Georgia. Read the rest of this entry »


Five Stars for Audi A3 and S3 Sedans in Government Crash Test

Audi A3 Sedan 2015 Front Angle Five Stars for Audi A3 and S3 Sedans in Government Crash TestThe all-new 2015 Audi A3 and S3 sedans have earned a 5-Star overall crash safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) New Car Assessment Program – the highest crash test rating available. The 5-star rating complements the IIHS Top Safety Pick+ rating the Audi A3 sedan (when equipped with Audi pre sense front) received earlier this year.

The NCAP 5-Star designation is limited only to vehicles that provide the greatest amount of crash protection and rollover safety beyond what is required by federal law. Vehicles are rated on a scale of one to five stars, one being the lowest rating and five being the highest. Read the rest of this entry »


Sportive Styling for Audi R8 From CT Exclusive Germany

CT Exclusive Audi R8 2014 Front Angle Sportive Styling for Audi R8 From CT Exclusive GermanyFrom now CT Exclusive starts a cooperation with jms fahrzeugteile gmbH. JMS make the whole export worldwide in cooperation with ct. All parts made in germany from iso certified production, high quality and perfect mounting guaranteed. CT creates a full styling kit for the Audi R8 V8/V10 incl. facelift The complete body kits changes the R8 to a amazing sports car.

The kit consists of: Frontbumper incl. Screens (Euro 4165), side skirts 1785 Euro. On the rear the complete rear bumper (4165 Euro) in combination with the V10 Facelift tip (not inclusive). For the sport sound CT/JMS offers a valve control racing rear muffler without tüv from capristo(4374 Euro). Read the rest of this entry »


The New Audi Q7 – Sportiness, Efficiency, Premium Comfort

Audi Q7 2016 Front Angle The New Audi Q7 – Sportiness, Efficiency, Premium ComfortWith the new Q7, Audi is setting standards in the premium SUV segment. 325 kilograms less weight and the low center of mass make it extremely agile. At the same time, it is the most spacious car in its segment. Although the exterior dimensions have gotten smaller, it offers substantially more interior room for passengers and luggage. Its innovative assistance and infotainment systems take the SUV to the front of the pack. The efficient engines consume 26 percent less fuel on average.

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, Audi Board Member for Technical Development: “The new Audi Q7 is a statement of our competence. Weighing 325 kilograms (716.5 lb) less, it sets the benchmark in its class. It is around 26 percent more efficient and is equipped with the latest assistance systems, infotainment modules and connect features.” Read the rest of this entry »


The New Audi RS3 Sportback

Audi RS3 Sportback 2015 Front Angle The New Audi RS3 SportbackHot, throaty sound, exhilaratingly free-revving and brawny power – the five cylinder engines from Audi are legendary. 270 kW (367 hp) output and 465 Nm (343.0 lb ft) of torque – Audi presents the new RS 3 Sportback, the most powerful compact car in the premium segment. With its powerful five cylinder, turbocharged engine, the five door model accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 4.3 seconds, and its top speed can be increased to 280 km/h (174.0 mph) upon request.

“There is a long tradition of five-cylinder engines at Audi,” says Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, Board Member for Technical Development at AUDI AG. “In the 80s, they turned Audi into a sporty brand, both in motor sports and in production. The new Audi RS 3 Sportback features the latest generation of our 2.5 liter, five‑cylinder engine – the most powerful production engine in the modular transverse matrix.” Read the rest of this entry »


Audi Sport TT Cup as Six-Pack at DTM

Audi Sport TT Cup 2015 Front Audi Sport TT Cup as Six Pack at DTMThe calendar for the Audi Sport TT Cup has been finalized. The new Audi one-make cup will be held together with the DTM a total of six times in its inaugural year of 2015. Two races per event are planned.

The season will start on the first weekend in May at the DTM opener at Hockenheim. At the end of June, the Audi Sport TT Cup will join one of the most popular DTM events, the Norisring race in Nuremberg. In August, the new one-make cup will visit the Red Bull Ring in Austria. In September, the calendar features two events, at the etropolis Motorsport Arena Oschersleben and at the Nürburgring. The finale will be held at Hockenheim in the middle of October.    Read the rest of this entry »