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SEMA 2015: Even More Audis We Didn’t Highlight on Their Own

by on 11 November 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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With the number of Audi models ever-growing at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, we’ve decided to pen a post that is the catch-all, highlighting all of the cars we haven’t posted a dedicated story for. Consider these highlight cars, sometimes with a lower degree of mods and more likely with a lower degree of awareness […] More…

Season of Audi Year-End Sales Event Includes Special Edition A3 and A4

by on 9 November 2015 in Audi News

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Black optic package and S line® exterior features with unique wheel offerings highlight the sporty design of the A3 and A4 Season of Audi offers also available on Audi Q5 and Audi A6 TOMS® sunglasses exclusively designed for Audi offered with purchase or lease during the Season of Audi Sales Event The annual Season of […] More…

Triple Victory for Audi in the ADAC Customer Satisfaction Survey

by on 30 October 2015 in Audi News

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Three class victories in Germany’s biggest study of customer satisfaction Audi once again the top German brand in the overall ranking Cars from Audi finished the ADAC “Kundenbarometer” 2015 customer satisfaction survey with more wins and podium places than any other manufacturer. Audi A3, A5 and Q5 won in their classes. Audi A1 and A6 […] More…

Audi Exclusive Nardo Grey A3 Arrives at Fletcher Jones Audi

by on 2 October 2015 in Audi Exclusive

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There’s no doubt that one of the hottest Audi exclusive shades currently is Nardo Grey. Stock fare on cars like the R8, RS 7 and RS 5 Cabriolet give it pretty exclusive status, while its medium grey appearance may be broken down to more of a basic “battleship” description. More…

Volkswagen and Audi Returning Green Car of the Year Awards

by on 30 September 2015 in Audi News

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Consider it aftermath of the ongoing so-called Dieselgate situation, but the Green Car Journal has rescinded several ‘Green Car of the Year’ awards that were won by models powered by the 2.0 TDI involved in this situation. For Audi, this means returning the 2010 trophy awarded to the Audi A3. Read the full press release by the […] More…

Update: Audi Confirms Number of Cars Affected plus other Dieselgate News

by on 29 September 2015 in Industry News

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It’s been a few days since we’ve seen official word from Audi or the Volkswagen Group, so we wanted to post a few updates to keep people abreast of the latest news. Here’s what we know since our last report. Background For those living under a rock, the PR and marketing fiasco known as Dieselgate began […] More…

Kermit & Miss Piggy: Emmy Tie-In Partners or Puppets for Audi e-tron Global Domination?

by on 21 September 2015 in Audi News

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Audi is using its longtime sponsorship of the Emmy awards as the basis to creatively launch their first plug-in hybrid the A3 e-tron. As part of that, the marketing team at Audi paired with several celebrities as well as celebrity muppets in order to gain some attention.

EPA, California Notify Volkswagen Group of America of Clean Air Act Violations

by on 21 September 2015 in Industry News

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The EPA released a statement regarding the allegations levied against the Volkswagen Group and, in turn, Audi regarding the 2.0 TDI engines and a potential issue with their running non-compliant software. More…

Audi A3 Celebrates 20th Anniversary

by on 18 September 2015 in Audi News Vintage & Youngtimer News

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It’s hard to believe that the Audi A3 has been around for 20 years. The original A3 marked the first time since the mid 70s that Audi had entered the market with anything smaller than a B-segment offering and it’s been selling strongly ever since. American readers may question that claim, but it’s important to remember […] More…

Audi A3 e-tron Plugs into Dylan’s Newport Moment with New Video

by on 3 September 2015 in Audi News

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The launch of the Audi A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid this fall is a watershed moment for the Audi product line-up and brand. In that context, Audi has highlighted another watershed moment for electrification: when Bob Dylan plugged in his electric guitar at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival. More…

Rumor: New Audi A3 Body Styles Could Include MPV (with Rendering by Theophilus Chin)

by on 26 August 2015 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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One rumor swirling out of Ingolstadt (via the often reliable Georg Kacher of Automobile Magazine) is that this car’s range is about to be aggressively expanded. Among the mix says Kacher is a Sportback allroad crossover, a four-passenger TT replacing the current A3 Sportback and even a compact MPV van. Like it or not, small […] More…

Pretos with New Carbon Fiber Front Chin for Audi S3 Sedan and Cabriolet

by on 17 August 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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One of our favorites amongst the growing mix of German firms making tailored interiors and carbon components for Audi models, Pretos has just revealed a new carbon fiber chin spoiler for the Audi S3 sedan. More…