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Visual Comparison: New Audi S7 and the 100 S Coupe

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posted by on 23 July 2014 in Design Vintage & Youngtimer News

Audi Germany has released a series of photos that offer an interesting visual comparison of the new and improved Audi S7 with the 1970s era 100 Coupé S. Though decidedly different beasts from even more decidedly different eras, the inspiration for the S7 becomes very obvious when you look at it in this context. More…

Rumor: Volkswagen Group Considering Name Change to “Auto Union”

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posted by on 23 July 2014 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

We’re hearing an oddball rumor out of Australia that the Volkswagen Group is considering a name change to “Auto Union”. Whether or not a change to the name of Audi’s former parent company is in the works is true remains to be seen, but this isn’t the first time we’ve heard such a thing. More…

Audi A8 e-tron to Feature 3.0 TDI Says AutoExpress

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posted by on 22 July 2014 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

Intel coming from AutoExpress Magazine is that Audi will add a second e-tron model following the A3 e-tron with a new A8 e-tron. Even more interesting, this newer and more luxurious offering will feature a 3.0 TDI as range extender versus the 1.4 TFSI petrol of the A3. The drivetrain could also see further use in other models within the Audi range. More…

Turn 10 Studios Reveals Playable Audi and Lamborghini Models to be Included in Forza Horizon 2

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posted by on 22 July 2014 in Choice Gear

Turn 10 Studios has released details on the first hundred cars to be included in their upcoming “Forza Horizon 2″ video game, and while the list includes the usual suspects from BMW, Ferrari and Nissan, it also includes several cars from Audi and Lamborghini.  In the upcoming game, players with enough in-game credits will be […] More…

Choice Gear: Dr. Ullrich’s Tractor Races T-Shirt from BlipShift

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posted by on 22 July 2014 in Choice Gear Motorsport

One of our favorite car-focused T-shirt sites BlipShift has revealed a new Audi-themed design. Playing on the fact that the Audi R10 TDI changed a few things when it arrived on the racing scene with its diesel engine, the shirt’s designer played on the oil-burner stigma. “Dr. Ullrich’s World Famous Tractor Races” suggests something that the state-of-the-art R10 TDIs couldn’t have been further from. More…

Event: Waterfest 2014, Audi Perspective

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posted by on 22 July 2014 in Events Coverage

Now in its 20th year, Waterfest continues to bring Audi and Volkswagen enthusiasts from around the US and Canada to Englishtown, New Jersey for one weekend each July. For Waterfest 20 it seemed that mother nature has become a fan as well, gracing us with a mid-summer version of the ‘Polar Vortex’, which had a much higher approval rating than the one we lived through this winter.
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American Team Wins Audi Twin Cup

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posted by on 21 July 2014 in Audi News

Service World Championship in the Audi driving experience center Neuburg Team from USA takes the title Sales chief Luca de Meo: “Audi Top Service to fulfill customers’ wishes on an even more personalized basis” Award ceremony at the new Audi driving experience center close to the brand’s Ingolstadt headquarters: 75 teams from 38 countries participated […] More…

Audi S6 and S7 Get an ‘Evolution’ from Akrapovič

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posted by on 21 July 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

Audi’s S6 Avant, Saloon, and S7 Sportback models have been given the Akrapovič treatment, with totally new Evolution exhaust systems developed for the German high-performance cars. The Audi ‘S’ models feature a V8 power-plant. The addition of the latest system from Akrapovič’s Evolution line of high performance products will increase the power and torque levels […] More…

Silver Arrows Project Aims to Push the Limits of Graphic Technology with New Series of Artworks

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posted by on 18 July 2014 in Choice Gear Vintage & Youngtimer News

For their day, the venerable Silver Arrows pre-war grand prix cars pushed the envelope and then some in the world of motor racing. Today, a new series of artworks aims to push the envelope in graphic technology while it re-tells the story of these legendary racers from Auto Union and Mercedes-Benz. More…

25 years of TDI: The Bestseller for Efficiency

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posted by on 18 July 2014 in Audi News

Around 7.5 million Audi TDI models sold since 1989 Audi CEO Rupert Stadler: “Continually refining successful concept” Board Member for Development Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg: “Taking the next big step with electrification of the TDI” Sales chief Luca de Meo: “Clean diesel increasingly attracting customers worldwide” Audi is marking a very special anniversary: It was […] More…

Find of the Day: 1968 Audi Super 90

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posted by on 18 July 2014 in In Market

Here is a rare Audi for sale if ever we’ve seen one. It’s a 1968 Super 90, one of just eight right hand drive known to exist according to the seller.
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Intel: Audi Plans 10 New Models by 2020

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posted by on 18 July 2014 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

While some may grouse about model proliferation, you won’t find us doing it. The fact of the matter is that the early ‘90s for Audi with solely its 90 and 100 based models was a very dark year for the company. Today, with 50 some models, the brand is selling record numbers and there is much more selection for Audi buyers than ever before. Along those lines then, we’ve no doubt that there’ll be even more discussion about new intel from CAR Magazine confirming that 10 more Audi models will launch between now and 2020.
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