Filed under: Concept Cars , Hybrid , Sedan , Geneva Motor Show , Audi , Luxury Audi A8 Hybrid design study – Click above for high-res image gallery In addition to the interesting electrified A1 e-tron concept , Audi is also showing off a hybridized version of its range-topping A8 sedan at this year’s Geneva Motor Show , which it claims offers V6-levels of power with four-cylinder fuel efficiency and emissions. Backing up that claim are reported power figures of 245 horsepower (45 of which can be supplied from the electric motor) and 354 pound-feet of torque. The run to 62 miles per hour is said to take about 7.5 seconds and fuel mileage comes in at 38 miles per gallon on the EU cycle
Filed under: Detroit Auto Show , Coupe , Audi , Porsche , Volkswagen Audi e-tron Detroit Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery If you’re wondering what the likelihood of Audi building a production version of its new e-tron Detroit Concept Car (yes, that’s really its official designation), our sources at Audi indicate that a version of the coupe is likely to go into serial production as the oft-rumored R4. The German automaker is apparently looking to design a smaller modular platform leveraging the expertise it used to develop the front-engine sedan platform that underpins the new A8 and forthcoming A7 , among others. The new mid-engine architecture will likely find homes in a number of Volkswagen Group properties, including a production version of the Concept BlueSport , and perhaps even the next-generation Porsche Boxster / Cayman
Filed under: Detroit Auto Show , Spy Photos , Sedan , Geneva Motor Show , Europe , Hatchback , Audi , Luxury 2011 Audi A7 Spied – Click above for high-res image gallery The intrepid spy shooters at KGP have caught the 2011 Audi A7 uncovered in a testing lab in Germany ahead of its official reveal next year, and the sleek, low-slung saloon/coupe hasn’t lost much of its flavor in the transition from showcar to production.
Filed under: Spy Photos , Sedan , Performance , Europe , Audi , Luxury Mystery Audi – Click above for high-res image gallery “Whatever it may be, I like it!” So says audimobiles.commenter P.V. concerning a mysterious series of camoflaged Audis that have been popping up all over the place (this one was caught again in Southern California). We tend to agree.