Audi looks at a good interim tally. In the FIA World Endurance Championship that has been held since 2012, the brand has now clinched 13 victories in 20 races. The most recent success at Austin (USA) marked the turnaround in the battle for the title and Audi, for the first time this season, took the […]
Audi scores with its plug-in hybrid strategy. At the eCar Awards by Auto Bild and Auto Test magazines, Audi took first place with the A3 Sportback e-tron and the TT offroad concept car.
German consumers have voted AUDI AG as the most sustainable company: In Facit Research’s ranking Sustainability Image Score 2014 (SIS), Audi took first place ahead of BMW and Hipp. “Sustainability is strategically anchored with us as a yardstick for all products and processes,” stated Dr. Peter F. Tropschuh, Head of Corporate Responsibility at AUDI AG. […]
Audi is starting out toward future mobility with the A3 Sportback e-tron, the brand’s first plug-in hybrid model. It can cover up to 50 kilometers (31.1 mi) in pure electric mode, and its TFSI engine offers an additional 890 kilometers (553.0 mi) of range. The five-door compact, whose 1.4 TFSI engine and electric motor produce a […]
The eight hours of testing at La Sarthe proved very valuable for Audi. During the four hours in the morning, Lucas di Grassi/Loïc Duval/Tom Kristensen (BR/F/DK) in car number 1, Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer (CH/D/F) in the number 2 R18 e-tron quattro and Filipe Albuquerque/Marco Bonanomi (P/I) in the third car put all the set-up […]
Even the timeline shows the close link between the race car’s aerodynamic development and its basic concept. The aerodynamicists of Audi Sport were involved in the determination of the concept for the current race car from the summer of 2012. “We typically begin with a rough initial layout,” explained Jan Monchaux, Head of Aerodynamics at […]
Here is a video of 2015 Audi R8 and R18 e-Tron Quattro raging at the Monza Circuit. Both cars sound absolutely fantastic regardless of the final specifications. The R8 GT3 has an aggressive front bumper, a ventilated hood and a massive rear wing. There are also aerodynamic mirrors, revised side skirts and a single windshield […]
Audi’s new LMP1 race car completed the near 10km distance through the city in a motorcade, did a lap on the Circuit Bugatti and arrived in front of the race track’s modern Welcome Center amid the applause of the invited international journalists and guests. “I’ve been competing at Le Mans since 1997 but this was […]