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Audi A6 allroad and A4 allroad Launched in Japan

posted by on 18 August 2014 in Audi News

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Tokyo, Japan – Audi Japan KK has added new models to its catalogue, including the A6 allroad quattro and A4 allroad quattro. These premium crossover wagons will be available nationwide from August 20 via Audi Japan’s 110 dealerships.

Audi Returns as Sponsor of the 66th Emmy Awards for Fourth Consecutive Year

posted by on 18 August 2014 in Audi News

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Audi of America is returning for the fourth consecutive year as the official automotive sponsor and vehicle provider of the Television Academy with NBCUniversal and will highlight the brand’s all-new Q3 crossover throughout the 66th Emmy Awards, showcasing the brand’s dedication to performance and style. Additionally, Audi is elevating its sponsorship with a promotional campaign across NBCUniversal’s portfolio of networks, including NBC, USA, E! and digital platforms, leading up to the Primetime Emmy Awards with its #OffScript series starring Emmy-nominated actor, writer and comedian Fred Armisen and showcasing the Audi Q3. The spots will bring to life the theme of the Audi Q3 campaign, illustrating how “life is more interesting when you go off script,” in a fun, comedic way. Conceived and produced in partnership with NBCUniversal’s creative teams, the content will feature cameos by Krysten Ritter, JB Smoove and Norm Macdonald, who will also star in their own online videos that will be released during the Emmys telecast. More…

Audi Sport News Roundup: customer racing

posted by on 18 August 2014 in Audi News

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All the latest news from the world of Audi Sport customer racing. More…

DTM: Double Podium for Audi Sport at Nurburgring

posted by on 18 August 2014 in Audi News

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A double podium for Audi in the DTM: At the Nürburgring, Mike Rockenfeller (Audi Sport Team Phoenix) and Edoardo Mortara (Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline) in front of 80,000 spectators (throughout the weekend) clinched positions two and three. More…

Audi S3 Sedan, Possible S3 plus, Spied at Nurburgring

posted by on 12 August 2014 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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Touriclips, the YouTube channel local to the Nurburgring who always posts cool test day footage, posted an interesting clip today on their widely watched channel. The car in question is an Ingolstadt plated S3 sedan. That may not seem so odd, except when you consider that it was filmed on a manufacturer test day and that the S3 sedan is both already on sale and too far out from next-generation to see testing for that reason. More…

Audi Continues its Profitable Growth

posted by on 1 August 2014 in Audi News

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Revenue of € 26.7 billion, operating profit of € 2.7 billion and operating return on sales of 10.0 percent CFO Axel Strotbek: “Despite major challenges, Audi is systematically continuing along its path of high-quality growth.” Ongoing investment offensive for new models, innovative technologies and the expansion of worldwide manufacturing structures Despite challenging conditions and a […] More…

H&R Releases Suspension Components for Audi S1 and S3

posted by on 25 July 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Audi’s sport compacts S1 and S3 are able to keep many sports cars in check. The H&R engineers are aware of the “sporting spirit” of these top models in the A1 and A3 ranges and now offer tailor-made sport springs and TRAK+ Wheel Spacers for both. For the S1, the suspension specialists have developed a […] More…

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

posted 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…

Rumor: Volkswagen Group in Talks to Acquire Fiat Chrysler Says Germany’s Manager Magazin Reports

posted by on 17 July 2014 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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We were once told by a top executive at Audi that Germany’s Manager Magazin is where other top executives float ideas in the form of rumor. Whether or not then this means it is a floated idea or a line on actual happenings remains to be known, but a rumor this morning out of Germany is that […] More…

Awards for Audi in June 2014

posted by on 9 July 2014 in Audi News

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J.D Power China: Audi provides the best purchase experience Audi offers Chinese new-car buyers the best service and therefore tops the China Sales Satisfaction Index (SSI) in the category for premium brands for the fifth year in a row. The brand with the four rings increased its lead over its competitors and again performed very […] More…

Report: New Audi A6 Coming in 2017

posted by on 13 June 2014 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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AutoReporter published today intel that Audi is bringing the new version of the A6 to the market 2017. The new A6 will reportedly get a longer snout, a mix of smaller grill and narrower headlights to provide a beefier look.  They also report that the next generation will use a “mix of several materials” to reduce […] More…

Audi RS 5 Concept With TDI Power to Debut at AMI Leipzig

posted by on 28 May 2014 in Audi News

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To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the TDI engine, Auto Motor und Sport reports that Audi will show a RS 5 TDI Concept at AMI Leipzig.  The RS 5′s high-revving 4.2L V8 has been removed, and in its place is a twin-turbo 3.0 TDI featuring an electronically driven supercharger making 283 kW (380hp) and 553 […] More…