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quattro Grip and TDI Thrift for Audi A3 Cabriolet

posted 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…

New Q7 S line edition Models from Audi UK

posted by on 5 February 2014 in Audi News

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The Audi Q7 already cuts an imposing figure, but new S line Style Edition and S line Sport Edition versions of the acclaimed seven-seat, air-suspended luxury SUV ramp up its visual impact even further through striking styling enhancements. The new S line Edition models are available now priced from £52,975 OTR to £64,100 OTR.

Audi Shines Bright to Mark the Shortest Day of the Year

posted by on 19 December 2013 in Audi News

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Exclusive sunset shots show some of the contributors to record demand for the Vorsprung durch Technik brand in a new light

Audi S3 Sedan Helps to Form All-New S-Car Series in UK

posted by on 9 December 2013 in Audi News

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Opportunities to savour 300PS in a compact, quattro all-wheel-driven Audi will soon be fourfold as the new S3 Saloon joins its three-door and five-door Sportback counterparts and the new S3 Cabriolet waits in the wings. The latest ‘three-box’ version of the sub-five-second-sprinting, 155mph addition to the Audi S quattro Series is now available to order priced from £33,240 OTR, and first examples will reach the UK in March 2014. More…

Audi A8 L Voted Chauffeur Car of the Year

posted by on 4 December 2013 in Audi News

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Exemplary refinement, frugality and the all-weather reassurance of quattro all-wheel-drive have been instrumental in securing the A8 L 3.0 TDI the Chauffeur Car of the Year Award for 2013 from respected specialist magazine Professional Driver.

WEC: Allan McNish First Scotsman in History to Win World Sportscar Title

posted by on 15 November 2013 in Motorsport

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Britain’s Allan McNish secured the 2013 FIA World Endurance Championship with a race still to run when the Dumfries-born ace brought his hybrid-diesel Audi home third in the latest race in China today (SAT).

All-New Audi A3 Cabriolet Open in Time for Spring in UK

posted by on 15 November 2013 in Audi News

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Thoughts of spring 2014 may be fleetingly sprung this week by the news that the all-new A3 Cabriolet has just become available to order in readiness for first deliveries next April. Priced from £25,790 OTR, the latest soft-top A3 takes the recently introduced A3 Saloon as its foundation, meaning that its proportions are now not only more beautifully balanced, but also make provision for complete concealment of the fast-retracting powered fabric hood within the sleek new body. A comprehensive choice of engines and an array of technological innovations adopted from the larger Audi models also transfers from the four-door A3.

New Generation Audi A8 Ready for Grand Entrance in UK

posted by on 21 October 2013 in Audi News

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Confirmation of UK pricing this week has paved the way for even more elegant, more technologically sophisticated and more fuel efficient new generation Audi A8 models to plot a course for the UK. Available to order now starting at £58,800, and due to arrive here in January, the latest Audi luxury flagship range combines revisions to its weight-optimised, predominantly aluminium Audi Space Frame (ASF) body with a raft of technological advances including new MatrixBeam LED headlights and an upgraded line-up of EU6-compliant engines. More…

Audi A8 Wows Technophiles at T3 Magazine Gadget Awards

posted by on 17 October 2013 in Audi News

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Technology aficionados at the UK-based T3 Magazine have added a new ‘Car of the Year’ category to their annual Gadget Awards, and Audi is proud to be the recipient of the inaugural award for the A8 luxury saloon.

Jay Kay Adds New Audi RS 6 Avant to His Audi Collection

posted by on 16 October 2013 in Audi Driver

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Jamiroquai frontman Jay Kay is a known sufferer from the car affliction. The Brit rock star is a regular at events like Goodwood for obvious reasons and also sports a fairly extensive history with the Audi brand. Perhaps it’s not so surprising then when it is revealed Jay picked up a new RS 6 Avant.

Mighty Eight Audi RS-Cars to Bring a Total of 3,500PS to UK

posted by on 5 September 2013 in Audi News

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Coupe, Roadster, Cabriolet, Sportback, Avant and SUV – very soon the UK introductions of the RS Q3 and the RS 7 Sportback will broaden the Audi RS range to a total of eight models with six body styles and one clear goal – to deliver breathtaking performance without compromising everyday all-weather usability. The new RS Q3 – the first Audi SUV ever to wear the RS badge – is now available to order in the UK priced at £43,000 OTR, as is the RS 7 Sportback, which takes the acclaimed RS 6 Avant as its technical basis and is priced at £83,495 OTR. Both will reach their first UK customers in early 2014.

Video: Actor Tom Hardy Drives the New Audi RS 5 Cabriolet

posted by on 22 August 2013 in Audi Driver Video

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You never really saw his face when he played the Batman villain known as Bane in The Dark Knight Rises, but British actor Tom Hardy is hard to miss. He’s starred in Inception, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Warrior and Lawless and he’s set to appear in the Mad Max prequel Fury Road next year. Hardy is a self described “Audi boy” and likes “naughty cars” like the RS 5. Fitting then that Audi UK invited him to drive the RS 5 Cabriolet for its latest YouTube video.