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In a World with No Audi Singleframe, There’d Be a Whole Lot of Meh

by on 1 October 2015 in Design Vintage & Youngtimer News

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Circa 2004/2005, Audi Design evolved from the split grille of yore to the Auto Union silver arrow inspired single frame grille. That cue has remained an Audi signature to this day and is expected to carry on for many more, but what if it never existed? Rendering artist Theophilus Chin chose to examine just this […] More…

Video: Driving Assistant Tech in the New Audi A4

by on 30 September 2015 in Audi News

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There’s no doubt that technology is a key part of the rollout of the new Audi A4. As we touched upon in our review from earlier this week, the car’s exterior changes may appear conservative but the tech-laden new B9 is actually quite revolutionary. To further emphasize this, Audi has released a mix of video […] More…

SilverCar Audi Rentals Back in New York City with New Manhattan Pop-Up

by on 29 September 2015 in Industry News

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New Yorkers may recall that the Audi-only app-based car rental company Silvercar set up temporary pop-up shop last summer. Still called the ‘Easy Out’, this time around you can get an A4 for $79 per weekday or $129 on the weekends. The program began Sept 28 and will run through the end of 2015. What’s […] More…

Up Skirt Aerodynamics – Peering Underneath at Seldom Seen Audi Design

by on 29 September 2015 in PhotoGraphic

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One of our favorite publications from Audi is their _Encounter Magazine (a.k.a. Dialoge in German speaking markets). More than just the typical consumer marketing fluff piece, this publication publishes more engineering-minded stories sharing unexpected or little known views of Audi and its technology… perspectives like the underside of an automobile. More…

APR Presents the B8.5 K04 Turbocharger System

by on 29 September 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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The APR K04 Turbocharger System is now available for the B8.5 A4, A5 and Q5 vehicles! This OEM-style, bolt-on turbocharger upgrade offers a staggering leap in horsepower and torque over the factory setup, and is fully compatible with ethanol “Flex-Fuel” engines. Expect Horsepower/FT-LBS of Torque figures as high as 329hp/350tq on 91 octane fuel, 344hp/369tq […] More…

Find of the Day: Pacific German’s Audi exclusive Havana Black allroad Project

by on 28 September 2015 in In Market

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Two recurring themes in our Find of the Day series are Audi exclusive special order cars or modified cars prominent in Audi owner circles. Todays’ Havana Black A4 allroad qualifies as both, special ordered and built by Pacific German. More…

Project B85 allroad: Interior Upgrade

by on 28 September 2015 in Project B85 allroad

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While we love our Audi allroad and its Avant body style, we recognize that it’s not the most sporting offering ever to roll out of Ingolstadt. Yes, we lust for cars such as the RS 4 and RS 6, but as the only Avant sold in the USA, the allroad packaging and equipment were our only choice if we wanted a so-called “longroof” with four rings on the grille. More…

On Location: Grey/Brown Audi A4 at B9 Press Launch in Italy

by on 28 September 2015 in On Location

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Recently we attended the Audi A4 (B9) press launch near Venice, Italy. Often as part of a launch event, Audi will display new trim options and often a car in a unique color and trim. More…

Driven: 2016 Audi A4 2.0 TFSI quattro S line

by on 25 September 2015 in Reviews & Road Tests

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It’s complicated. The new B9-generation A4. While handsome, many critics say it is too close to the car it replaces, and when viewed in those terms they aren’t exactly wrong… because it’s not exactly glaringly different to look at. Even still, the car is groundbreaking… and you’d never notice unless you take a closer look. […] More…

New Audi connect Services: Secure & Convenient

by on 24 September 2015 in Audi News

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Superlative security standards for data transmission and authentication myCarManager: controlling functions remotely by smartphone app myService: emergency call, online roadside assistance and Audi service request Audi is broadening its range of online services. The new Audi connect offerings myCarManager and myService allow the customer to control specific functions remotely by smartphone or arrange a service […] More…

Hankook Tires as Original Fitment on New Audi A4 models

by on 18 September 2015 in Industry News

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From the looks of it, Audi’s participation in the Hankook exclusive DTM series may be paying off for the tire company as it moves to outfit the new B9 Audi A4. Word from the Frankfurt IAA media week is that Hankook will come as original fitment on the new A4. Whether or not the A4 […] More…

Photo Gallery: Audi at the 2015 Frankfurt IAA

by on 16 September 2015 in Events News PhotoGraphic

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We’ve just finished our first press day at the 2015 Frankfurt IAA and are proud to announce that we’ve added hundreds of photos of both Audi and Lamborghini at the show for your enjoyment.