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Galleries & Video: Audi at the AutoShanghai 2015

by on 21 April 2015 in Audi News PhotoGraphic Video

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When it comes to world auto shows, AutoShanghai may just be the Chinese equivalent of the Frankfurt IAA. Likely the largest for the Chinese market, now the world’s largest car market, this event happens but once every two years (also just like Frankfurt). Alas, we didn’t attend but we’ve assembled a collection of photos and videos of Audi’s presence at the show for your viewing pleasure. More…

Video: Jon Olsson Takes to the Slopes in His Bonkers Audi RS 6 DTM

by on 16 April 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News Video

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This one time, at the ski hill, Jon Olsson rented a helicopter and filmed himself hooning up it in his LMP1-inspired and Audi V10 powered Radical sportscar. This second time, at the ski hill, Jon Olsson rented a helicopter and did it again… with a station wagon… a flared and winged 900 hp Audi RS 6. Take that all you auto industry analysts who say the wagon isn’t cool anymore.
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New Audi RS 3 Galleries & Video Following Vallelunga Launch

by on 13 April 2015 in PhotoGraphic Video

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Given Audi activated their consumer market configurator last week, it is perhaps no surprise that we’re now receiving assets from the car’s launch for the European press. Be jealous. Journalists from Europe get to flog the new car, along with the original Sport quattro, at an event based at the Vallelunga circuit in Italy. Jerks. More…

Video: Matt Farah’s One Take of Audi A3 TDI Sportback in Malibu Canyons

by on 9 April 2015 in Audi Driver Video

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Matt Farah of The Smoking Tire fame has been running a series of video reports on cars called “One Take”. The formula is simple, Matt meets up with an owner and takes their car for a spin. In this case, he meets up with the owner of an A3 TDI and runs the car down Encinal Canyon Road in Malibu. More…

Final Approval Drive for the Audi Q7 in Namibia (Video)

by on 8 April 2015 in Audi News

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At the beginning of April, the new Audi Q7 was in Namibia for the “Last Approval Drive”. On the final approval drive, Prof. Dr. Hackenberg and his chief development engineers from Technical Development performed the last fine-tuning of the Audi Q7. Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, Board Member for Technical Development at AUDI AG: “The new […] More…

Video: Audi RS 4 Trackday Rollover at Willow Springs Raceway

by on 25 March 2015 in Video

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We can’t say we really like the idea of crash videos involving Audis, because they always result in the destruction of a nice car. That said, they also remind us just how safe these cars are and also the value of driving safely. Given all this, we felt the need to share a video by […] More…

Video: Audi allroad Hoonage, Russian Dashcam Edition

by on 13 March 2015 in Video

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We’ll be honest, the whole film genre of Russian dash cams is something we find perpetually entertaining and a bit of a guilty pleasure. It’s not deep and thoughtful stuff mind you, but it’s always good for a short burst of entertainment on a Friday afternoon. Case in point is this short, shot as presumably a friend of a C5 allroad owner hoons around on public city streets during some inclement winter weather. More…

Audi Annual Press Conference: €5 Billion Profit in 2014, Full Speed Ahead

by on 12 March 2015 in Audi News

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Audi Group 2014: revenue of over €50 billion, operating profit above €5 billion, operating return on sales of 9.6 percent  High level of financial strength demonstrated by net cash flow of €3 billion and profit before tax of approximately €6 billion  Audi CEO Rupert Stadler: “After a very positive start to this year, we aim […] More…

New “Mechanics” TV Spot from Audi Deutschland Promotes Factory Service with World War Z Like Effects

by on 28 February 2015 in Audi News

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Audi Deutschland has released a new TV spot entitled Mechanics that promotes factory dealer service for your Audi. And, while that may seem like a relatively boring topic, monumental effects harkening Brad Pitt’s World War Z zombie movie work to make it a bit more attention-grabbing.
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New Video & More Photos Offer Better View of New Audi R8

by on 27 February 2015 in Audi News

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Audi dropped their first photos and details of the new R8 yesterday, and today has followed that up with even more content. Among this mix of media and information is a short video trailer and also a fair share of marketing photos depicting the R8 V10 and V10 plus models in both grey and red. More…

New Audi TT Scores Four Stars on Euro NCAP Crash Tests (with Video)

by on 26 February 2015 in Audi News

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Not only good-looking, great handling and technology laden, it turns out the new Audi TT coupe is also quite safe. Several examples of the car were recently subjected to the full round of the Euro NCAP crash testing and came off with a top score of four stars overall. More…

New Audi R8 Video Teaser Shares More Details of Car

by on 19 February 2015 in Video

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Yesterday, many European publications ran stories from a “test ride” session Audi held recently at Ascari, where these journalists could ride along around the track in a new Audi R8 test mule and driven by professional race driver Frank Stippler. Today, Audi Deutschland has also released some video from the event. It’s a short video […] More…