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Video: Lapping the Nurburgring in an Audi R8 V8

posted by on 30 October 2014 in Video

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Ever wondered what it’s like to put in a hot lap at the legendary Nürburgring behind the wheel of an Audi R8?  Thanks to a video uploaded by YouTube channel FlatOut Brasil, today is your lucky day.  Putting in a time of 8:17 from Bridge to Gantry on a surface that the uploader calls “damp”, […] More…

Production Jubilee: 20 Years of Audi A4 at Ingolstadt Plant

posted by on 30 October 2014 in Audi News

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More than six million Audi A4 cars produced Board of Management Member for Production Dr. Hubert Waltl: “A4 family is the heart of the brand” Bestseller over four model generations Jubilee in Audi’s mid-sized range: The brand with the Four Rings has been producing the Audi A4* at its main plant in Ingolstadt for 20 […] More…

Audi and Blipshift Team for R8 competition T-Shirt Contest

posted by on 28 October 2014 in Audi News

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Following surprise confirmation today of what looks to be a U.S.-only R8 competition model set for debut at the L.A. Auto Show, Audi of America also announced a unique T-shirt contest. In order to make it happen, Audi has teamed with online automotive T-shirt entity Blipshift.com and you could be the designer. More…

Audi Recalls 850,000 A4 Models over Airbag Issues

posted by on 24 October 2014 in Audi News

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The Reuters news agency is reporting that Audi AG has issued a recall of 850,000 A4 models worldwide due to a problem with the airbag. At this point the recall appears to be voluntary on Audi’s part, and the Ingolstadt car manufacturer has emphasized that it is not related to the massive recall being issued within the industry for Takata-sourced airbags fitted in many other brands.
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10 Lessons Learned Hypermiling on the Audi #TDIChallenge

posted by on 23 October 2014 in Events News

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Competing at the wheel of a new Audi A3 TDI in last week’s #TDIChallenge from Albuquerque, NM to San Diego, CA on one tank of fuel, you could say we learned a few things when it comes to wringing out the most fuel economy from a tank of diesel. Such skills were necessary in order to […] More…

Photo Gallery: Audi TT Roadster

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Audi #TDIChallenge: Efficiency and Loss in a New Audi A3 TDI

posted by on 20 October 2014 in Reviews & Road Tests

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We’d been in the car since 6:00 AM, had started in a different time zone and slogged through the desert planet of Tatooine, quite literally, with no air conditioning and precious little vent powered circulation. Our A3 TDI had been reading zero barely into our climb of the towering Chocolate Mountains west of San Diego. We […] More…

Audi Extends Neckarsulm Site

posted by on 17 October 2014 in Audi News

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New R8 production and logistics center inaugurated Small-scale production competence reinforced Audi Board Member for Production Dr. Hubert Waltl: “Extension important element for the future of the Neckarsulm site” AUDI AG inaugurated the Audi Böllinger Höfe in Heilbronn today – an important step in the future and growth strategy of the Neckarsulm site. A state-of-the-art […] More…

DTM: Audi Drivers Fired up for Zandvoort Finale

posted by on 15 October 2014 in Motorsport

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Victory in the manufacturers classification is joint aim at Hockenheim Tailwind due to Mattias Ekström’s triumph at Zandvoort Audi with the world’s sportiest piloted driving car For Audi, the season finale next weekend (October 17 to 19) at Hockenheim will be more than an ‘exhibition event’ before the winter break. Together, the eight Audi drivers […] More…

WEC: Audi Will Start form Third Row in Japan

posted by on 11 October 2014 in Motorsport

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Audi achieved grid positions five and six in qualifying for round five of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Fuji (Japan). In the practice sessions, the team of Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich and Chris Reinke, Head of LMP, thoroughly prepared for the 6-hour race on Sunday. More…

AUDI AG: Strongest September with 159,950 Deliveries

posted by on 10 October 2014 in Audi News

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Audi continues to grow: With around 159,950 deliveries and sales up 6.4 percent, the company reported its 57th record-breaking month in a row and, at the same time, the best September ever for the four rings. Sales growth was particularly strong in North America, up 17.6 percent. This means that deliveries worldwide increased by 10.0 percent in the first three quarters to around 1,298,650 cars.
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Teaser Photos Suggest Audi TT Cup the New Audi Motorsport Program

posted by on 9 October 2014 in Motorsport

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Yesterday we reported Audi Sport’s confirmation of an all-new motorsport program that will be announced at the Hockenheim DTM round in about a week and a half. We’d thrown down some guesses as to what that program might be (Formula E, new R8 LMS or some sort of Tudor series compatible LMP), but none of that made much sense being announced at a DTM round. Now, we’re hearing that the likely scenario is a one make Audi TT Cup based on the third-generation TT and running on DTM weekends. More…