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Nov
10

Accolade for Audi Virtual Cockpit

Accolade for Audi Virtual Cockpit Accolade for Audi Virtual CockpitThe Audi virtual cockpit wins the Austrian Car of the Year Award in the category Safety and Innovation. The new display and operating system is the connectivity highlight in the new Audi TT. It combines the instrument cluster and MMI monitor in a central, digital unit and sets new standards with dynamic animations and precise graphics. Audi unveiled the virtual cockpit at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January 2014. Since late October, all Audi TT models feature the new operating system. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov
07

The New Audi Q3 and RS Q3 – Even Better Dressed for Success

Audi RS Q3 2015 Front The New Audi Q3 and RS Q3 – Even Better Dressed for SuccessStyling, safety, efficiency, equipment and power were all on the agenda for the team given the tough task of reworking the already highly successful Audi Q3, and the fruit of their labour is due to open for order in the UK later this month priced from £25,340 OTR. The further improved RS Q3 flagship, the output of which the team has boosted by an additional 30PS to give a total of 340PS, will become available in January 2015 and, like its ‘standard’ counterparts, is expected to reach its first UK customers next spring.

Whether in SE, S line or top flight S line plus specification, the premium character of the redesigned Audi Q3 is apparent at first glance. The design with its coupe‑like lines and characteristic wrap-around tailgate has been lifted further by a striking new 3D effect Singleframe grille, revised bumpers and new look alloy wheels. The full body-colour paint finish which was previously standard for S line versions and above also now extends to SE models. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov
06

Audi A9 Concept Teased in The Flesh Ahead of LA Motor Show [VIDEO]

Audi A9 Concept Front Audi A9 Concept Teased in The Flesh Ahead of LA Motor Show [VIDEO]Audi is enjoying keeping the automotive press on tenterhooks as it again teases the eagerly anticipated A9 Concept that’s due to debut a new design language for the brand at the LA Motor Show. The new look is set to feature on Audi production models in the near future.

The teaser, narrated by new design chief Marc Lichte, gives little away, but you do get a useful first sight of more areas of the car’s bodywork. You also get an interesting story behind which Audi models, past and present, inspired his brand design rethink. These include the original Quattro, the first generation TT coupe and the Audi A8 of the nineties. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov
05

Audi Hungaria: Start of Production of New Audi TT Roadster

Audi TT Roadster 2015 Manufacturing Audi Hungaria: Start of Production of New Audi TT RoadsterAs of today, the new generation of the Audi TT Roadster is driving off the assembly lines at Audi Hungaria. The official starting signal was given by Rupert Stadler, Chairman of the Board of Management of AUDI AG, in the presence of numerous politicians and businesspeople including Hungary’s Prime Minister, Viktor Orbán, and the Mayor of Győr, Zsolt Borkai. After the A3 Sedan, A3 Cabriolet and TT Coupe, this is the fourth Audi model to go into series production at the new automobile factory. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov
04

Lamborghini Aventador vs Audi RS6 Madness Motorsport PB0900 Drag Race

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Nov
03

Audi Scores 22 Points in Battle for WEC Title in China

Audi Scores 22 Points in Battle for WEC Title Audi Scores 22 Points in Battle for WEC Title in ChinaAudi just missed out on a podium place in round six of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Shanghai. Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer (CH/D/F) in the best Audi R18 e-tron quattro had to admit defeat in the six-hour race. The Le Mans winners crossed the finish line in front of their team-mates Lucas di Grassi/Loïc Duval/Tom Kristensen (BR/F/DK). Read the rest of this entry »

Oct
31

The Intelligent Car Fleet: “Audi Shared Fleet” Takes on The German Capital

Audi A1 2015 Front Angle The Intelligent Car Fleet: “Audi Shared Fleet” Takes on The German CapitalFree choice of models, flexible use and pay-per-use billing: The new car pool service “Audi shared fleet” is now also taking the German capital by storm. The innovative start-up campus “Factory Berlin” has already chosen the innovative mobility solution by the company with the four rings, and put its new fleet into operation together with Audi on Thursday evening.

“Audi shared fleet is a mobility service that is individually tailored to the customer. With this concept we can offer companies the opportunity to optimize car pool utilization and minimize vehicle downtime,” explains Bettina Bernhardt, Head of Audi mobility. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »