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From the Archive: First Drive: Audi TT quattro Roadster

by on 30 December 2019 in Reviews & Road Tests

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Dusty, dry and hot are the best ways to describe it. Phoenix is like this in April, which makes the perfect environment to take a gander at the newest variations of Ingolstadt’s successful TT. The folks from Audi chose this setting in order to give journalists some time to partake of the 225-hp TT quattro […] More…

Fewer Cylinders, Less Cash for New A6 2.0T

by on 2 July 2019 in Audi News

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Like your midsize luxury sedans to have the cylinder count match the number of rings on the hood? Want a new A6 but want to save some cash? Either way, Audi’s got you. The A6 gains a 2.0L turbo four to add a new entry level to that car. It’s a 2.0L turbo four that […] More…

Audi Launches the New 560 HP S8

by on 2 July 2019 in Audi News

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Audi has just revealed its latest big performance sedan. The new S8 will get close to 600 hp and 600 lb-ft of torque from its big turbo V8. The S8 has long been the top dog when it comes to fast Audis, and the latest executive express looks to keep that torch lit. It’s a […] More…

Audi Sport Boss Wants V10 for Next-Gen R8

by on 28 June 2019 in Audi News

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If you want the next R8 to come with a big gas V10, you’re not the only one. The head of Audi Sport wants the car to keep a free-revving naturally aspirated engine too, according to a new interview. Oliver Hoffman, managing director for Audi Sport, spoke with Autocar at the Nurburgring 24. “The V10 […] More…

Audi Issues Recall on E-tron Models

by on 11 June 2019 in Audi News

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Audi has just announced a recall on the e-tron electric crossover. It seems that water can get through a faulty seal and into the electrical bits. And that could leat to a fire in the battery. Deliveries of the e-tron were set to start just last month. With the electric luxury crossover offering up a […] More…

Audi Confirms Q3 Sportback Coming

by on 24 May 2019 in Audi News

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An upcoming super-A8 wasn’t the only model confirmed at Audi’s Annual General Meeting yesterday. There’s yet another crossover coming, one of seven new crossover versions expected by the end of the year. This one is the Q3 Sportback, and now Audi’s told us when it will arrive. The Q3 Sportback, along with the upcoming e-tron […] More…

Audi Sport Putting Moto GP Rider Dovizioso Behind the DTM Wheel

by on 13 May 2019 in Audi News Ducati News Motorsport

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Audi’s bringing in a hotshoe special driver for two DTM races in Italy next month. Or should we call that a hot hand, with the driver being MotoGP racer Andrea Dovizioso. Dovizioso is a two-time MotoGP runner up. That’s the top class of Grand Prix motorcycle road racing. He’s got 13 GP victories and 53 […] More…

Audi Says H-Tron Hydrogen Fuel Cell Tech Not Dead Yet

by on 6 May 2019 in Audi News

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The latest from Audi’s CEO says that the hydrogen fuel cell is not dead yet. The German luxury brand is, instead, re-opening the h-tron initiative and working to make Audi the leader in hydrogen within VW. The move is a bold one, but it’s not completely out of nowhere. That’s because China has recently introduced […] More…

E-tron Delays Caused by Battery Woes: Report

by on 23 April 2019 in Audi News

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A new report says that Audi is being forced to lower its EV sales forecast. Not because of low demand, but because of issues with a supplier. The Brussels Times says that Audi’s dropped the 2019 production forecast for its Brussels plant, where the electric e-tron is built, by more than 10,000 units. Taking the […] More…

Watch: Audi Gets Captain Marvel Up to Speed

by on 18 April 2019 in Audi News

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Audi’s teaming up with Marvel Studios once again for a new short starring Captain Marvel. The Debriefing covers catching up Carol Danvers on some of what’s happened with The Avengers leading up to Avengers: Endgame. Of course, Captain Marvel has been out of the loop for quite some time since leaving earth in the mid-’90s, […] More…

Audi Select Launches Lower-Priced Core Tier

by on 18 April 2019 in Audi News

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Audi is expanding the company’s monthly subscription service with a new pricing tier. The Core Collection adds some more mainstream models to the list for a slightly more affordable price. The new Core Collection adds four models to the Audi Select service. The TT Coupe, A4 sedan, S3 compact, and Q5 crossover. With the use […] More…

(Four) Ringing in 50 Years of Audi USA

by on 17 April 2019 in Audi News

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Audi’s celebrating 50 years of the brand in America with a full display at the New York International Auto Show starting this week. That’s all their new models including the 2019 Q3, refreshed TT RS, and 2020 R8. “Our golden anniversary is a testament to our commitment to thrill our customers with world class vehicles […] More…