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Flashback: Le Mans 2005 and an Audi Victory that Seemed Impossible

by on 17 April 2015 in Motorsport

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In 37 years, not a single American team had won at Le Mans until, in 2005, the Audi customer team ADT Champion Racing, in spite of being in a near-hopeless position, ended this barren spell with the Audi R8 – because team spirit and consistency are sometimes more important than lap times alone. More…

Audi of America Appoints Jeri Ward as Vice President and Chief Communications Officer

by on 17 April 2015 in Audi News

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Audi of America today appointed Jeri Ward Vice President and Chief Communications Officer to lead U.S. public relations efforts for the brand as its record-setting growth story continues to unfold. More…

Audi Announces Pricing for New 2016 A6 and A7 Model Lines

by on 17 April 2015 in Audi News

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Audi today announced pricing for the 2016 A6 and A7 model lines. With new engines and updated design, all Audi A6 and A7 models now offer more power, greater fuel efficiency and class-leading technology for two of the Audi brand’s top-selling vehicles. The 2016 A6 and A7 sedans boast more athletic design as well as new headlights and driver assistance systems. New infotainment systems provide even higher levels of interior luxury and refinement. More…

More Responsibility for the Up-and-Coming Drivers in the Audi Sport TT Cup

by on 17 April 2015 in Motorsport

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The Audi Sport TT Cup entrants are challenged in diverse ways – not only as race drivers, as they can choose some of the settings on the race cars themselves. Upon the publication of the regulations for the new Audi one-make cup, these options have now been established in detail.
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Czech-Designed R200 Non-Fiction Sportscar, Based on Audi R8 with Spiritual Nod to Skoda

by on 17 April 2015 in Boutique Brands Design

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What you see before you is an interesting amalgam in automotive form. In name it is the “R200 Non-Fiction”. In form it is the spiritual tribute to the 1970s vintage Skoda 130 RS rally car, brainchild of respected Czech designer Petr Novague. Technically, the car is based on an Audi R8 and it’s just begun a […] More…

Audi Sport News Update: customer racing

by on 17 April 2015 in Motorsport

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Belgian Audi Club Team WRT in second place in the Blancpain Endurance Series GMG Racing Heads to Home Round at Long Beach Audi Fastest at Oschersleben Test for ADAC GT Masters Two class victories in the STT Dion von Moltke at Home in Paul Miller Audi R8 LMS Four Audi Customer Teams For French GT […] More…

Unitronic Performance Software for S3 MQB

by on 17 April 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Unitronic is pleased to announce the official worldwide release of its Performance Software for the MK7 Golf R and 8V S3®. Unitronic has precisely re-calibrated the SIMOS 12/18 engine control unit (ECU) to deliver maximum performance while ensuring complete OEM-like reliability and drivability from V.A.G.’s latest generation of the turbocharged four cylinder high-output 2.0-liter TSI® […] More…

Audi e-tron Initiative at Auto Shanghai 2015

by on 16 April 2015 in Audi News

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Premiere of the Audi Q7 e-tron 2.0 TFSI quattro and Audi A6 L e-tron  Audi prologue allroad show car extends the Audi prologue family With an e-tron sales initiative, Audi is paving the way for even more success in China: in 2016 the company will introduce two new models with plug in hybrid drive systems […] More…

In Detail: New Audi A6 L e-tron for China

by on 16 April 2015 in Audi News

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With the A6 L e-tron, Audi is taking an important step toward even greater fuel efficiency in China. The sedan has been developed specifically for the Chinese market. Its plug-in hybrid drive with 180 kW (245 hp) provides for powerful performance. The model consumes on average just 2.2 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers (106.9 US mpg). More…

Video: Jon Olsson Takes to the Slopes in His Bonkers Audi RS 6 DTM

by on 16 April 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News Video

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This one time, at the ski hill, Jon Olsson rented a helicopter and filmed himself hooning up it in his LMP1-inspired and Audi V10 powered Radical sportscar. This second time, at the ski hill, Jon Olsson rented a helicopter and did it again… with a station wagon… a flared and winged 900 hp Audi RS 6. Take that all you auto industry analysts who say the wagon isn’t cool anymore.
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In Detail: Audi Q7 e-tron 2.0 TFSI quattro for China

by on 16 April 2015 in Audi News

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First TFSI plug-in hybrid with quattro all-wheel drive Best-in-class: up to 53 kilometers (32.9 mi) electric range Maximum efficiency with hybrid management and heat pump Available for Asian markets The Audi Q7 e-tron 2.0 TFSI quattro marks the first time that Audi has combined a TFSI plug-in hybrid with quattro all-wheel drive. Audi developed it […] More…

In Detail: Audi prologue allroad concept

by on 16 April 2015 in Audi News

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High-end technology and unrestricted everyday practicality, plus alluring elegance: The Audi prologue allroad is making its world premiere at Auto Shanghai. In any terrain, in any situation: the five-door model with the raised body provides a new emphasis in the Audi prologue show car family. Its operating concept enables digital interaction between driver and passengers; the plug-in hybrid drive impresses with 540 kW (734 hp), yet low consumption. More…