Filed under: Sedan , Hatchback , Audi , Design/Style , Luxury 2011 Audi A7 Sportback – Click above for high-res image gallery There’s a new automotive segment being born as we speak. Previewed by the Porsche Panamera , Aston Martin Rapide and BMW 5-Series Gran Turismo , modern four-door sportback sedans combine the functionality of a hatchback with seating for four or five, all wrapped in a shapely, sleek package.
Filed under: Car Buying , Classics , Audi , Luxury In the grand scale of automotive existence, Audi hasn’t been selling vehicles in the U.S. for that long
Audi A5 2.0 TDI quattro S-Line Coupe Registration: BT58MRU Registered: 27/02/2009 Mileage: 30138 Transmission: Manual Fuel: Diesel Exterior Colour: Phantom Black
Filed under: Audi , Diesel Audi is following BMW by introducing a mechanism to prevent misfueling of diesel vehicles with gasoline. It’s generally not possible to put diesel into a gasoline-powered vehicle as the larger diesel nozzles won’t fit in the filler neck. However, the smaller gas nozzles will fit in the diesel neck
The all-new A8 and updated Q7 won’t be the only vehicles in Audi’s line-up to benefit from the automaker’s new eight-speed gearbox.
Filed under: Motorsports , Audi , Diesel , Racing Allan McNish in Audi R15+ – Click above for high-res image gallery Despite winning in its debut at the 2009 12 Hours of Sebring, last year was not a stellar year for Audi’s Le Mans Prototype program. After a thorough reboot, Audi is trying again this year with the R15+ TDI.
Along with blessing us with a revised TT for 2011, the Audi Q7 gets a few choice upgrades in its home market of Germany, including a few new engines and an all-new eight-speed automatic transmission.
Filed under: Motorsports , Audi , Diesel , Racing 2010 Audi R15+ – Click above for high-res image gallery Audi has just dropped a bunch of photos of the new livery that its R15+ TDI race cars will wear for 2010 beginning with their competition debut this weekend in France. The heavily revised R15+ features a completely new aerodynamic treatment up front and along the sides, a change which Audi hopes will allow the car to have both better grip and lower drag than than last year’s model . In fact, it looks like almost nothing but the cockpit area has been carried over, with the racer’s side-pods and even the rear wing being heavily re-worked.