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Video: Audi RS 6 Avant Ski Slope Hoonage from Italy

by on 27 November 2014 in Audi News

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Earlier this year, Audi Italia held their 2014 Audi Chef’s Cup. That may not sound like the sort of event where you’d expect plenty of hoonage. Even still, this is Audi and this is Italy… so maybe it should have been expected. More…

Volkswagen Technology Workshop May Hint at Future Audi Tech Too

by on 27 November 2014 in Audi News

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Volkswagen Germany recently held a technology workshop for assembled press whereby they showed some of the latest tech they’re planning to implement into Volkswagen models. Given the shared components between Audi and Volkswagen models within the over-arching Volkswagen Group, we feel this is worth taking a closer look. Audi tech like Google Maps within navigation is filtering through to VW models and it is entirely likely that some or all of this tech will also move the other way into Audi models. More…

Find of the Day: Audi Exclusive Solar Orange TT RS on Craigslist

by on 26 November 2014 in Audi News

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We’ve noticed something interesting about the TT RS. Prices aren’t really dropping. While some of the earliest second-generation TT and TT Roadster models have dropped to bargain prices in the mid-teens, the TT RS with its top-of-the-range spec and bonkers 2.5 TFSI turbocharged 5-cylinder remain a hot commodity… maybe even hotter if painted in eye searing Solar […] More…

Neidfaktor Release Images of Audi RS 6 Vintage Project

by on 25 November 2014 in Audi News

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Just when we thought German interior tailor and carbon fiber part source Neidfaktor had customized an Audi RS 6 about as much as that might be possible, the team from Hamburg seems to have re-set the bar. We’ve received this latest set of photos from the firm, highlighting what they call their Audi RS 6 Vintage Project.

Q&A: Audi Design Boss Marc Lichte Talks with CAR Magazine about prologue

by on 25 November 2014 in Audi News

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Anyone following along with the Audi story knows the Audi prologue concept revealed last week in Los Angeles is a signal of design to come from Ingolstadt. Audi chief of design Marc Lichte was hired to shake things up at the car manufacturer and the prologue concept may be considered his calling card. As such, […] More…

First Audi A3 e-tron Drives off Assembly Line

by on 24 November 2014 in Audi News

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First plug-in hybrid model drives off the assembly line in Ingolstadt  Assembly processes integrated into the A3 line  Maximum safety for employees, top quality for customers Approximately 50 cars every day, with the same timing and on the same assembly line as the other models: Audi is now ramping up production of the Audi A3 […] More…

Driven: 2015 Audi S6 sedan – Tackling Los Angeles via S-car

by on 21 November 2014 in Audi News On Location

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“How do I get to Mullholland from here?”, I yelled quizzically  into the garage of an old school gas station that still does repairs. “Uh”, the attendant replied, “you can either go left or right… you’ll run into it eventually.” My mouth said “thanks”, but my mind was subconsciously muttering something comprised of four letters.  The smugness […] More…

Audi Converts A3 Cabriolet into Art for the Future Beauty Exhibition

by on 19 November 2014 in Audi News Design

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As part of Audi’s ongoing support of contemporary art in Australia, the company’s partnership with Queensland Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) is producing some thought provoking work as part of the ‘Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion’ exhibition. More…

The Landmark New Audi Centre Melbourne Opens its Doors

by on 19 November 2014 in Audi News

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The impressive $25 million redevelopment of Audi Centre Melbourne was officially opened last night by Terence Johnsson, Vice-President of Sales, Region Overseas for AUDI AG, together with Audi Australia’s Managing Director, Andrew Doyle and owner of Audi Centre Melbourne, Bobby Zagame. The new facility showcases 40 new vehicles across three levels, offering new ways for customers to interact and experience the very latest Audi product. More…

ECS Tuning Announces Wheel Flush Kits for Audi RS 7

by on 19 November 2014 in Audi News

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The German TUV (Technical Inspection Association) has determined that in several European countries the clearance between fender and tire must be adequate to accommodate snow chains when safety requires.

The Audi A7 h-tron quattro

by on 19 November 2014 in Audi News

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Expertise in fuel cell technology – A7 Sportback h-tron quattro technology demonstrator ready for real-life traffic Long range – more than 500 kilometers (310.7 mi) Plug-in hybrid concept can and electric quattro It covers over 500 kilometers (310.7 mi) on one tank of fuel – and its exhaust emits nothing more than a few drops […] More…

Video: Behold, the Power of quattro.

by on 19 November 2014 in Audi News

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It’s not news really. quattro kicks ass in the snow. Rear-wheel drive cars like an E36 BMW…. not so much. News or not though, this video of a B3 Audi 80 Avant pulling the aforementioned BMW out of a snowy ditch is thoroughly enjoyable to watch. More…