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Sep
18

Audi Receives First Autonomous Driving Permit issued by The State of California

Piloted Driving California 2014 Audi Receives First Autonomous Driving Permit issued by The State of CaliforniaAudi will be the first company to receive a newly established autonomous driving permit issued by California. A range of new regulations that govern the testing of automated driving on the state’s roads take effect today.

Audi has conducted research over tens of thousands of miles in Europe and various U.S. states, where such testing is permitted. The research is aimed at preparing a highly automated Piloted driving system for freeway traffic conditions. Audi envisions this technology could be ready for consumer introduction within five years. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep
17

2014 Senner Tuning Audi A8

Senner Tuning Audi A8 2014 wallpaper 2014 Senner Tuning Audi A8According to a study published recently, the Audi A8 is one of the absolute dream cars for Germans – way ahead of the Porsche 911. The Ingolstadt luxury car combines innovative lightweight technology and modern engines with luxury and absolutely top class driving comfort!

But even an A8 still has optimisation potential, as Senner Tuning from Ingel-heim near Mainz impressively proves with this 4.2 litre V8 model. The stand-ard wheels were exchanged for beautiful Oxigin14 Oxrock rims in the “Black Full Polish” finish, in the impressive format 10×22 inch all round, with Conti-nental Sport Contact 3 tyres, in the dimensions 265/30R22. For the lowering of the standard air suspension, Senner uses a DLC lowering module from KW. Thanks to a WLAN module, the lowering of the air suspension can be individually adjusted using an iPhone app. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep
16

Blancpain Endurance Series Season Finale Full of Highlights for Audi Sport Customer Racing

Blancpain Endurance Series season finale full of highlights for Audi sport customer racing Blancpain Endurance Series Season Finale Full of Highlights for Audi Sport Customer RacingIn GT racing, Audi will be celebrating the finale of the Blancpain Endurance Series on September 21 with several attractions. The 1,000-kilometer race on the Nürburgring will not only be about the decision between the four Audi drivers at the top of the standings and their immediate rivals. In the closing event of the season, the Swiss Ski World Cup winner Didier Cuche will also be celebrating his debut in the Audi R8 LMS ultra. At the same time, Audi will be looking at a four-digit number of racing commitments of the successful customer sport program in the Eifel. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep
15

Audi at Austin: Sights are Set on Repeating Last Year’s Victory

Thanks to its 13th Le Mans success Audi reduced the gap  Audi at Austin: Sights are Set on Repeating Last Year’s VictoryFollowing its 13th victory at Le Mans, Audi is aiming to also grab the lead of the standings in the next round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in North America. Before the fourth race of the season at Austin, Texas, on Saturday, September 20, World Champions Audi are trailing challenger Toyota by exactly one point in the manufacturers’ championship. In America, Audi is again meeting with its two fiercest rivals each having led laps at Le Mans in June. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep
09

Audi Banks on Strong Teamwork at Lausitz

Audi Banks on Strong Teamwork at Lausitz Audi Banks on Strong Teamwork at LausitzMotorsport fans can look forward to a thrilling battle for the crown in the manufacturers’ classification in the remaining three races. Before round eight at the Lausitzring next weekend (September 12 to 14) Audi is within striking distance of the leader of the standings, BMW, and aims to make up the gap with a strong team performance. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep
08

AUDI AG: Sales Target for 2014 Raised to 1.7 million

Audi Q3 Front AUDI AG: Sales Target for 2014 Raised to 1.7 millionAudi again maintained its path of growth worldwide in August: Sales rose 5.6 percent to around 125,300 automobiles. This brings the total number of customers who have chosen an Audi since the start of the year to around 1,138,700, an increase of 10.5 percent. The four rings grew particularly strongly in North America in August, increasing sales by 22.6 percent year on year. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep
05

Emotion Powered by Design and Technology – The New Audi TT and TTS [VIDEO]

Audi TTS Coupe 2015 Front Angle Emotion Powered by Design and Technology – The New Audi TT and TTS [VIDEO]A modern classic relaunched: Audi introduces the latest generation of the TT and TTS. The compact sports car enthralls with dramatic design, pronounced dynamics and groundbreaking technology.

Taut and muscular, athletic and poised to pounce. With the new TT and the new TTS, the Audi designers have delivered a modern interpretation of the unmistakable lines of the original TT from 1998 enriched with numerous dynamic facets. The Coupé is 4.18 meters (13.7 ft) long with a wheelbase of 2.51 meters (8.2 ft) and correspondingly short overhangs.

The front is dominated by horizontal lines. The Singleframe grille is broad and flat; struts structure the interconnected air intakes. The headlights are also structured with dividing struts, which constitute the daytime running lights. Audi also offers the headlights with LED or the innovative Matrix LED technology. The latter uses small, switchable, individual light-emitting diodes to produce the high beam. The dynamic turn signals run in the direction the driver intends to turn, providing additional information for other road users. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep
04

Fresh Power for an Established Winner – The New Audi A6 and A6 Avant

Audi S6 2015 Front Fresh Power for an Established Winner – The New Audi A6 and A6 AvantThe winner in the business class has just gotten better – Audi has thoroughly updated the A6 family. New engines, transmissions and headlights, plus a new infotainment system make the Sedan and Avant more efficient, more powerful, more attractive and more sophisticated than ever. The versatile A6 allroad quattro and the S6, S6 Avant and RS 6 sport models are also packed with numerous new features.

“With the new Audi A6, we are writing the next chapter in an excellent success story. It represents innovative technology and Audi’s premium claim,” says Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, Board Member for Technical Development at AUDI AG. “The Audi A6 sets new standards in many technical fields: the lightweight body containing many aluminum components, the powerful and highly efficient engines, the sporty chassis and the advanced assistance and multimedia systems.” Read the rest of this entry »