Latest Audi News

The Ultimate Audi Source

Jul
09

Awards for Audi in June 2014

Audi Q5 2014 Front Angle Awards for Audi in June 2014Audi offers Chinese new-car buyers the best service and therefore tops the China Sales Satisfaction Index (SSI) in the category for premium brands for the fifth year in a row. The brand with the four rings increased its lead over its competitors and again performed very well in all five assessment categories: sales initiation, salesperson, dealership facility, deal and delivery process.  J.D. Power surveyed around 15,300 people in over 50 cities who bought a new car between July 2013 and February 2014. (June 30, 2014) Read the rest of this entry »

Jul
08

2014 MTM Audi RS Q3 2.5 TFSI Quattro

MTM Audi RS Q3 2.5 TFSI Quattro 2014 Front Angle 2014 MTM Audi RS Q3 2.5 TFSI QuattroOriginally the Audi Q3 wasn’t the sort of car that took to the streets to dislocate people’s necks. It tended to be sober, was a good family friend and endowed with all the ingredients which mobile man does not wish to be without when travelling by car. Then the Q3 caught the attention of interested parties who don’t like to do without performance as a matter of principle. It was for this clientèle that Audi created the RS Q3 2.5 TFSI quattro. The powerful five-cylinder engine generates 310 hp, and that was the end of the steady old friend, guardian of hearth and home. Its image is now more akin to the road-going go-getter than the mother-in-law’s blue-eyed boy. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul
03

2015 Audi A4 Model Line and Prices

Audi A4 Model Line and Prices 2015 Audi A4 Model Line and PricesThe Audi A4 receives several enhancements for the 2015 Model Year and a number of features are now standard on all Premium models, including S line® exterior, three-zone climate control, xenon plus lighting and LED taillights . The Premium Plus models now offers a Sport plus package as well as a Technology package that bundles MMI® Navigation plus, Audi connect®, parking system plus and Audi side assist. New for 2015, S4 models offer a Black Optic package with new 19-inch 5-V-spoke design Titanium-finished wheels. The S4 Nogaro Blue special edition pays tribute to Audi’s great history with pearl effect paint and Read the rest of this entry »

Jul
02

Audi Will Bring Apple CarPlay to New Models

Audi Apple CarPlay Audi Will Bring Apple CarPlay to New ModelsAudi will begin offering Apple CarPlay, the smarter, safer and more fun way to use iPhone in the car, in all-new models scheduled to arrive in Europe next year and in U.S. showrooms by 2016.

CarPlay will integrate with Audi’s built-in controls, including the innovative Audi MMI touch system, as well as dial controls and voice controls to easily activate Siri. This gives Audi drivers a variety of ways to minimize distraction on the road while accessing their iPhone to make calls, use Maps, listen to music and send or receive messages. In CarPlay-equipped models, Audi motorists will simply connect their iPhone to begin using their apps through the car’s native controls. Drivers also have the option to easily switch from the CarPlay view and the Audi infotainment functions as desired. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul
01

Audi Tops 2014 Total Quality Awards™ by Strategic Vision

Audi Q7 Total Quality Awards 2014 Audi Tops 2014 Total Quality Awards™ by Strategic VisionAudi ranked Best Luxury Brand in the newly released 2014 Total Quality Index™ (TQI) study presented by Strategic Vision. Additionally, the Audi Q5 topped the Near-Luxury category, the Audi Q7 topped the Luxury CUV category, and the Audi A5 Coupe topped the Premium Coupe category.

“Audi is proud to be named the Best Luxury Brand in the Total Quality Awards for the third year in a row,” said Scott Keogh, President, Audi of America. “Audi is dedicated to providing the best ownership experience for our drivers and we’re thrilled to once again be honored.” Read the rest of this entry »

Jun
30

Strong Audi Performance at The Norisring

Strong Audi performance at the Norisring Strong Audi Performance at The NorisringThe dream of clinching a home victory in the DTM race at the Norisring has not come true for Audi again this year. Still, 121,000 spectators (throughout the weekend) saw an impressive performance by the brand with the four rings that managed to clearly extend its advantage in the manufacturers’ classification.

Two Audi drivers on podium, three among the top four and six in the points: Audi scored the largest number of points at the Norising and with a score of 196 in the DTM manufacturers’ standings is clearly ahead of BMW (132) and Mercedes-Benz (76).

In the drivers’ classification, the Audi squad managed to reduce the gap to the leader of the standings, Marco Wittmann. Five Audi drivers – Edoardo Mortara, Mattias Ekström, Mike Rockenfeller, Adrien Tambay and Miguel Molina – are now in the top six spots of the standings. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun
27

Audi Brings Android and iOS Into Cars

Audi Brings Android and iOS Into Cars Audi Brings Android and iOS Into CarsAudi is bringing the Google Android Auto and Apple CarPlay software platforms into cars. Major functions will be integrated into the Audi Multi Media Interface (MMI) in the future.

“Our customers want to be ‘always on’ and use the services they know from their smartphones in cars as well,” says Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, Board Member for Technical Development at AUDI AG. “In this regard, we are working closely with leading companies like Google and Apple. In the future, customers will be able to use the functions available to them on their smartphones via the operating systems in their cars as well. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun
26

Audi 2.5 TFSI Voted “International Engine of The Year” For Fifth Time

Audi 2.5 TFSI International Engine of The Year Audi 2.5 TFSI Voted “International Engine of The Year” For Fifth TimeThe Audi 2.5-liter TFSI engine is the “International Engine of the Year” for 2014 in the 2 to 2.5-liter category. The five-cylinder car has now won the award for the fifth consecutive time.

An international jury of experts made up of 82 automotive journalists selected the 2.5‑liter TFSI as the winner in its class: “Power, performance and an impressive sound – this engine has it all,” the jury said in the reasoning for its decision. Read the rest of this entry »