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Find of the Day: “Ashes to Ashes” ur quattro up for Charity Auction

by on 11 November 2014 in In Market Vintage & Youngtimer News

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Ashes to Ashes may have been a British market affair, but its ’80s period setting including a starring role for a red Audi ur quattro  helped it reach fans even across the Atlantic in the USA. The show’s last broadcast was back in 2010, though the series and the iconic red car remain fan favorites even […] More…

More Volts to Create More Scope in Future Audi Models

by on 9 September 2014 in Audi News

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Upgrade to 48-volt electrical system will enable forthcoming models to exhibit even more Vorsprung durch Technik Important building block in electrification strategy More voltage and more power for new technologies Scalable platform concept suitable for wide-ranging uses In anticipation of a raft of new technological innovations which will pave the way for even more compelling […] More…

New Audi A7 Sportback Range Champions Efficiency

by on 14 August 2014 in Audi News

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Upgraded specification and new V6 TDI ultra models add to the already obvious attractions of the executive class five-door Sportback New A7 Sportback range now available to order in the UK priced from £45,875 OTR – first customer deliveries in late 2014 Simplified specification levels from SE Executive to S line and Black Edition Enhanced […] More…

High-Tech Audi TT is Ready to Blaze A New Trail in the UK

by on 7 August 2014 in Audi News

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All-new Audi sports car with revolutionary all-digital virtual cockpit heads for the UK with a choice blend of performance, efficiency and equipment All-new TT Coupé models now available to order in the UK priced from £29,770 OTR to £35,335 OTR –  first deliveries in December 310PS TTS version follows in October – first deliveries in […] More…

Chris Harris Replaced His Ferrari FF with an RS 6 Avant

by on 31 July 2014 in Audi Driver

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Motoring journalist and impromptu drifter extraordinaire Chris Harris has replaced his Ferrari FF. So what, pray tell, did he get? Well, he’s gone and gotten a Nardo Grey de-badged RS 6. More…

Video: Audi A5 in UK Ridin’ Dirty in ‘A Beautiful Car for Ugly Conditions’

by on 31 July 2014 in Video

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You just can’t deny the rallying heritage of Audi’s quattro system. As a subtle nod to that fact, Audi UK has created this bit of dirty car porn starring the Audi A5 TDI. Here’s how Audi UK describes it. More…

David Ingram Retires after More than Three Decades with Audi UK

by on 31 July 2014 in Audi News

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Editor’s Note: We post this release from Audi UK with mixed emotions. It has been announced that David Ingram of Audi UK will retire, having spent decades with the Audi brand on the other side of the pond. Quite obviously, David was a fixture and we’ve grown to truly appreciate his presence… always there to help […] More…

New 176 MPG Audi A3 Sportback e-Tron Goes ‘On Grid’

by on 25 July 2014 in Audi News

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Five-seat plug-in hybrid offers zero local emissions driving without sacrificing range or everyday usability A3 Sportback e-tron available to order from early August priced at £34,950 OTR (excluding UK government incentives) – first UK customer deliveries from January 2015 Electric power makes 176.6mpg and CO2 emissions of 37g/km possible Combined 204PS of system power and 350Nm […] More…

Road-Going Audi Models Will Share the Spoils of Eight TDI Win in Le Mans

by on 2 July 2014 in Audi News

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The Le Mans 24-hour marathon has just been won by a pair of diesel-powered hybrid Audi prototypes which covered over 6,300 miles over the course of the race to not only secure an eighth victory for Audi TDI Power but also to shape the future of road-going Audi models.

First Photos from Goodwood Festival of Speed

by on 29 June 2014 in PhotoGraphic

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If you’re like us, you’ve been watching the Goodwood Festival of Speed Live Stream all weekend. This bucket list event is one of our absolute favorites, and we’re pleased now to add photos we’ve collected thus far from the weekend. You’ll find an ongoing collection in our photo gallery linked in this story. More…

295hp S3 and 181hp TDI quattro Models Set New Precidents in A3 Cabriolet Range

by on 18 June 2014 in Audi News

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New S3 Cabriolet is now ready to order – first deliveries expected in September 300 PS (295hp) 2.0 TFSI quattro – 0-62mph in 5.4 seconds, 155mph top speed, combined MPG 39.8, CO2165g/km – priced from £38,910 OTR Standard equipment highlights include Magnetic Ride and Progressive steering 2.0 TDI with 184 PS (181hp) now also available for […] More…

quattro Grip and TDI Thrift for Audi A3 Cabriolet

by on 18 April 2014 in Audi News

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Longer spring days have just been complemented by the potential for lengthier spells of top-down driving between fuel stops in the new Audi A3 Cabriolet, which this week adopts a 1.6-litre TDI engine capable of over 72mpg. Drivers who value tenacity in corners and increased capability in adverse weather as highly as economy can also now opt for new quattro all-wheel-drive versions of the 180PS A3 Cabriolet 1.8 TFSI. The additions to the originally three-strong A3 Cabriolet range can be ordered now, as can new S tronic twin-clutch-equipped versions of the 1.4 TFSI 140PS Cylinder-on-Demand and 2.0 TDI 150PS versions. All the new variants will reach their first UK customers in the summer. More…