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Watch: 3,000 HP R8 Pops Wheelie, Runs 1/4 Miles in 7 Seconds

by on 19 October 2020 in Video

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A new R8 quarter-mile record has been set. This yellow, twin-turbo R8 from Underground Racing has run the quarter-mile in just 7.695 seconds. In fact, the acceleration was so aggressive that by the 1,320-foot mark, the R8 was moving at 196 mph. As you might expect, getting it all off the line required drag slicks […] More…

Report: Audi e-tron GT to Have 3 Motors, Make 700 HP

by on 19 October 2020 in Audi News

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Audi may be taking the fight to Porsche with the e-tron GT, as Auto Express reports that the electric sports car will make use of three motors to the Taycan’s two. With the two cars based on the same platform, that should give the e-tron GT some solid performance. Audi is reportedly targeting 700 hp […] More…

Watch: Audi 80 and a Lamborghini Gallardo Dice it Up on a Rallycross Circuit

by on 16 October 2020 in Video

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There are as many turns in that headline as there are on the Rallycross circuit these cars compete on. A Lamborghini is perhaps the last car I’d expect to see on the Rallycross circuit. And indeed, it is not as dominant as you’d expect a car with a V10 making about 500 hp. Though, this […] More…

Watch: A Modded RS3 Take on a 911 Turbo S

by on 14 October 2020 in Audi News

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So what do all the mods you could want, 716 hp, and 560 lb-ft of torque get you? Well, they get you onto CarWow in your shiny new, modified RS3. And they get you up next to a 911 Turbo S. They do not necessarily get you ahead of that 911, though if the results […] More…

Audi Introduces Animated Headlights with 2021 e-tron, e-tron Sportback

by on 14 October 2020 in Audi News

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When you buy your 2021 e-tron or e-tron Sportback, you won’t just be buying all the performance you thought, you could also be buying 2.6 million micromirrors! These, as part of the Digital Matrix LED headlights, are what will allow the e-tron’s headlight to illustrate as they illuminate. These will be a first in mass […] More…

Find of the Day? $200K RS6 Avant

by on 9 October 2020 in Audi News

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It’s always fun to find someone who reads stories about websites like StubHub up-charging ridiculously and thinks “I could do that.” That’s what at least one Audi buyer has done on Auto Trader, asking for $207,000 for their RS6 Avant. The RS6 is now the second most expensive Audi on the website, according to Motor1, […] More…

The R8 Won’t be Quattro as Standard for 2021

by on 8 October 2020 in Audi News

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Starting at $142,700 for the RWD Coupe, the R8 lineup is getting a new pair of quattroless options. Audi of America announced today that the Coupe and Spyder versions of the R8 RWD would be available, though, for a limited time only. That means that although you can’t buy a standard R8 Quattro any more […] More…

Gallery: More Shots of the e-tron GT

by on 8 October 2020 in Audi News

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The e-tron GT is set to start rolling off the production line at the end of the year, and Audi is getting pretty excited about it. To celebrate, they’ve released a whole slew of new pictures. Set to start construction at Audi’s Böllinger Höfe plant in Neckarsulm, and will use all of Audi’s latest construction […] More…

Watch: What Happens When the Huracan Performante Goes Toe to Toe With the Aventador SVJ?

by on 6 October 2020 in Lamborghini News Video

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It may not seem like a very interesting test, but keep in mind that when CarWow raced the Aventador SV against the Huracan Performante, the smaller V10 car won. So, even though it’s the baby in the lineup, it’s exceedingly fast. However, despite doing everything in its power to keep up, the Huracan just can’t […] More…

Gallery: Audi Updates the RS 5 Coupe and Sportback

by on 30 September 2020 in Audi News

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Audi is giving the RS5 a mild nip and tuck for 2021. That means a new grille and an improved infotainment system. The grille is lower and fatter than the previous model and the fenders bulge 15 mm farther than the standard A5. Together these contribute to a lower, wider stance that Audi hopes will […] More…

Why Have They Added a C? Audi to Introduce C-V2X Tech in Virginia

by on 29 September 2020 in Audi News

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What the hell is the C doing in C-V2X technology? We’ve all heard of Vehicle to Everything (V2X) technology at this point. It means that cars can talk to each other and to the local grid to get a better picture of what’s going in the environs. But have you heard of C-V2X? Yes. Because […] More…

Welcome the 2021 Q5 Sportback

by on 28 September 2020 in Audi News

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The word “Sportback” must be getting tired with all the heavy lifting it’s been doing this decade. The latest new thing it means is “somewhat coupey, somewhat hatchey, addition to the Q5 line-up.” I guess it does sound better than that. Shortly following the Q5’s facelift, Audi has revealed the new for 2021 model, which […] More…