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The new Audi RS Q3
By March 7, 2013 Read More →

The new Audi RS Q3

Audi RS Q3 is the first RS model in the Audi’s Q model range. Under the hood of the RS Q3 is the 2.5 TFSI engine. The five-cylinder, 2480cc, turbocharged direct-injection engine produces a maximum power of 228 kW (310 hp) between 5,200 and 6,700rpm. The maximum torque of 420 Nm (309.78 lb-ft) is available between 1,500 and 5,200 rpm. The 1-2-4-5-3 ignition sequence, supported by the geometry of the air induction and exhaust systems, generates a sporty engine sound. Drivers can influence the flap control for the exhaust system and the accelerator characteristic by choosing one of the modes auto, comfort and dynamic using the standard Audi drive select system. In the dynamic mode, engine response is sharper and the engine sound more intensive.

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The new Audi S3 Sportback
By February 19, 2013 Read More →

The new Audi S3 Sportback

In addition to the three-door version, the Audi S3 is also available as a Sportback model providing better funtionality with its five doors. The Sportback is powered by the same 2.0-litre turbocharged engine as the new S3. Its rated output of 221 kW (300 hp) is available at 5,500rpm. Maximum torque of 380 Nm (280.27 lb-ft) is constantly available from 1,800 to 5,500 rpm. When the Audi drive select system is in dynamic mode, the engine’s power is also underscored acoustically.

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Audi RS 7 Sportback unveiled
By January 15, 2013 Read More →

Audi RS 7 Sportback unveiled

Audi is expanding its RS model lineup with the new RS 7 Sportback. The large five-door coupe comes with the 4.0 TFSI engine producing 412 kW (560 hp). The sprint from zero to 100 km/h takes just 3.9 seconds, and the speed governor can be deactivated upon customer request to permit a top speed of up to 305 km/h (189.52 mph). Despite this superior performance, the Audi RS 7 Sportback consumes on average just 9.8 liters of fuel per 100 km (24.00 US mpg).

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Road Test: 2013 Audi A1 quattro
By January 14, 2013 Read More →

Road Test: 2013 Audi A1 quattro

By borrowing parts from the Audi TTS and fitting them to the compact body of the A1, Audi has created a real driver’s edition. The new Audi A1 quattro is produced only as a limited-edition with just 333 cars available worldwide. We got a change to drive one of the three cars destined to Finland.

The new Audi SQ5 offers 354 horsepower
By January 8, 2013 Read More →

The new Audi SQ5 offers 354 horsepower

The new Audi SQ5 is powered by a supercharged, three-litre V6 engine with a displacement of 2995cc. The 3.0 TFSI engine produces 260 kW (354 hp) and delivers 470 Nm (346.65 lb-ft) of torque. The sprint from zero to 100 km/h (0-62 mph) takes just 5.3 seconds. Top speed is electronically limited to 250 km/h. An eight-speed tiptronic and quattro permanent all-wheel drive with torque vectoring transfer the power of the SQ5 firmly to the road. The fast-shifting automatic transmission offers two modes, and the driver can also switch gears manually via the standard shift paddles on the steering wheel. The Audi SQ5 consumes on average 8.5 liters of fuel per 100 km in the NEDC (21 US mpg). This equates to CO2 emissions of 199 grams per kilometer (320.26 g/m).

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Road Test: 2013 Audi A6 Avant 3.0 BiTDI quattro
By December 17, 2012 Read More →

Road Test: 2013 Audi A6 Avant 3.0 BiTDI quattro

For the new Audi A6 Avant, the 3.0-litre, V6 diesel engine is available in three variants. The basic version with 204 hp and 450 Nm provides an enjoyable performance for a big car with an acceleration from zero to 100 km/h taking 7,2 seconds. The next version with 245 hp and 580 Nm makes the A6 a performance wagon with a sprint time of 6,3 seconds. However, this third version makes the Audi A6 Avant to accelerate like a sports car.

The new Audi RS 6 Avant is powered by twinturbo V8
By December 7, 2012 Read More →

The new Audi RS 6 Avant is powered by twinturbo V8

The new Audi RS 6 Avant offers groundbreaking performance and everyday usability. It is lighter and more efficient than the previous model, and performance has been improved once again. The 4.0-litre twinturbo V8 delivers 560 hp and 700 Nm (516.29 lb-ft) of torque. The 4.0 TFSI accelerates the new Audi RS 6 Avant from zero to 100 km/h in a 3.9 seconds. In the standard configuration, top speed is electronically limited to 250 km/h. This is increased to 280 km/h with the optional Dynamic package. With the Dynamic plus package, Audi reigns in the engine only upon reaching 305 km/h (189.52 mph). The 4.0 TFSI delivers a sporty, full-throated sound. Switchable flaps in the exhaust system make the sound even fuller, if desired. Audi also offers an optional sport exhaust system.

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Audi 80 (B2) (1978-1986)
By December 7, 2012 Read More →

Audi 80 (B2) (1978-1986)

The second generation Audi 80, known as the B2, was launched in late summer 1978 as a four-door sedan, while a two-door version followed in the early 1979. Audi 80 GLE with a fuel injection also joined the lineup in 1979. Giorgetto Giugiaro, working as an external consultant, scrutinized the strictly geometric design realized in Ingolstadt – and then made minor modifications to the design.

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Road Test: 2012 Audi A8 Hybrid
By December 3, 2012 Read More →

Road Test: 2012 Audi A8 Hybrid

The big and luxurious Audi A8 can now be ordered also with the hybrid technology. Powered by a four-cylinder petrol engine, the new hybrid provides much smaller CO2 emissions and fuel consumption than the other petrol-engined A8 versions. The A8 hybrid offers a new possibility to be eco-friendly and drive a luxury car, but unfortunately it is not all perfect.

World’s biggest Audi showroom opened in Dubai
By November 22, 2012 Read More →

World’s biggest Audi showroom opened in Dubai

The world’s biggest Audi dealer showroom opened its doors in Dubai – with singer Jennifer Lopez among the attendees. Visitors to the new Audi terminal will be able to experience up to 57 displayed new cars, more than at any other current dealership for the brand with the four rings. The building erected by the brand’s local dealer Al Nabooda Automobiles offers more than 8,700 square meters of display and office space on three storeys. Two elevators transport the Audi models between the levels. The second floor is especially exclusive: it is completely reserved for the Audi exclusive portfolio. Extensive color and material samples and a consultant from quattro GmbH await customers who want to design their very own one-of-a-kind Audi.

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