Tag: Audi

Audi S7 vs BMW eight Collection Gran Coupe

There are few luxurious vehicles in the marketplace as fairly as the brand new Audi S7. Now in its second era, the S7 is an absolute stunner and one of many sexiest vehicles on the highway. Hell, even the usual A7 is attractive. In its phase, it’s the perfect trying automobile, higher even than the very fairly Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class and the funky trying Mercedes-AMG GT Four-Door. Nonetheless, a brand new competitor has simply been revealed that may really be even prettier — the BMW eight Collection Gran Coupe. Just like the Audi S7, the eight Collection Gran Coupe is a four-door “coupe”, with a sweeping roofline and attractive styling. In contrast to the S7, although, the eight Collection Gran Coupe is definitely primarily based on a Coupe, whereas the Audi S7 is simply a sedan. The brand new BMW eight Collection Coupe is a really fairly automobile and one we’ve....





The BMW X3 M proves Audi wants the RS Q5 quickly

As of but, there’s been no Audi Sport model of the Q5 SUV. There’s been two iterations of the SQ5, a barely hotter model of the usual crossover, however by no means a full-on RS Q5. Nevertheless, we all know that extra Audi Sport SUVs are on their approach and the RS Q5 will likely be one in all them. And Audi goes to want it as a result of there’s yet one more participant on the town and it appears significantly good — the BMW X3 M. We haven’t pushed the BMW X3 M simply but however now we have truly been for a journey in it. At a BMW press launch a number of months again, we had the possibility to take a shotgun journey within the X3 M on monitor, with a pro-driver on the helm. It’s ferociously quick and much more succesful than a crossover has....



Yet one more have a look at the Audi RS Q3 on the Nurburgring

We’re tremendous excited for the upcoming Audi RS Q3. It’s arduous to not be. As a father, crossovers make my life a bit simpler, due to the additional trunk house and bigger again seat. Sadly, they’re simply so boring to drive. Having mentioned that, the RS Q3 would enable me to have my cake and eat it too. On this new spy video, we get to see the Audi RS Q3 performing some extra sizzling laps on the Nurburgring. Because of its 2.5 liter turbocharged five-cylinder, which can make round 400 hp, the RS Q3 is significantly fast and sounds nice, too. It’s the kind of efficiency, noise and thrills that you just don’t usually see in a small, household crossover. We haven’t pushed the usual Audi Q3 but however we’ve heard good issues. It seems good, has an amazing cabin and is alleged to drive higher than the earlier....





Want a Playlist for Your R8?

244588-478097.jpg Slideshow: Right here is the final word playlist that can complement the driving expertise of your beast.



The Advantages of a Self-Driving Automotive

The car business is beginning to roll out many new automobiles with driverless know-how. Audi is without doubt one of the producers that’s main the best way on this space. Immediately, automobiles are that includes handy driving help applied sciences that assist with parking, freeway driving, and even take over utterly for the motive force. Listed below are some explanation why self-driving automobiles may be helpful to the world…Fewer Visitors CollisionsThe primary large profit that would occur with extra self-driving automobiles on the street considerations visitors security. Some researchers predict that integrating extra driverless automobiles on the street might reduce down on visitors accidents, accidents, and deaths. Research have proven that extra driverless automobiles on the street might assist forestall automobile accidents brought on by human error. Aggressive driving, street rage, drunk driving, and distracted driving might all be eradicated with using driverless know-how in automobiles all around the nation.Much....





2020 Audi RS4 facelift rendered as a sedan

Over time, the Audi RS4 has been the automotive lovers purchased as an alternative of a BMW M3 due to its extra on a regular basis usability and practicality. That’s as a result of the RS4 has nearly at all times been an Avant. The B7-generation Audi RS4 got here as a sedan however the remainder of them had been wagons solely. This present technology isn’t any completely different, because it solely is available in long-roof kind. Nonetheless, it will look good as a sedan, too and that will make it extra more likely to come to North America, so we’d very very similar to Audi to make one. Particularly if it seems like this render. This new render by facelifted Audi RS4 would possibly appear to be as a sedan, moderately than a wagon. The face seems just like that of the usual Audi A4 facelift, simply with black....



Audi A8 Horch rendered to tackle Mercedes-Maybach

A short while again, it was discovered that Audi revived the Horch nameplate. Again within the Auto Union days, earlier than Audi was what it’s at this time, Horch was a really premium German model and it’s a reputation that Audi nonetheless owns at this time. So when it was discovered that the model could be reviving the identify, hypothesis began to swirl. The almost certainly situation for this identify revival is for the model to make an Audi A8 Horch version of types. So somebody took to rendering one. The thought is that Audi may make an ultra-premium model of the A8 sedan to tackle the Mercedes-Maybach S600, which is itself an ultra-premium model of Mercedes’ S-Class. Whereas not a completely new mannequin, it’s extra premium and dearer than a regular S-Class. The identical may work for an Audi A8 Horch, which may steal some premium methods and high....





Carwow’s Audi R8 drag race extravaganza

Everybody loves an Audi R8, am I proper? It’s simply such a lovable automotive. It’s a mid-engine, high-performance supercar from a model usually recognized for smart sedans and SUVs. The R8 is something however smart, although, because it’s all the time been a really quick, very costly magnificence. Sadly, the Audi R8 will quickly be dealing with its demise and can now not exist. After 2020, the R8 will go the way in which of the Dodo. So to have fun the model’s solely supercar, Carwow put 4 totally different variations of the R8 collectively for a drag race. On this new video, we see three variations of the first-gen Audi R8; the usual R8 V8, the R8 GT Spyder and the R8 LMX; tackle the most recent R8 V10 Efficiency. Carwow’s Mat Watson drives the usual R8 V8 (424 hp and 317 lb-ft) with a six-speed guide gearbox. The....



Pelican Components So Cal Vehicles and Espresso

284943-477758.png Slideshow: Every quarter, Pelican Components places collectively a free occasion for its neighborhood known as Espresso & Vehicles. Let’s have a look again at how issues went down one explicit day.





Audi Q7 is certainly one of Automobile and Driver’s Finest SUVs for 2019-2020

The present-generation Audi Q7 is definitely getting a bit outdated now. That’s type of odd, as I keep in mind seeing its debut and pondering it was wildly superior. Now, most of its rivals are newer, quicker, extra environment friendly and extra technologically superior. But, it’s nonetheless a superb all-rounder that landed on Automobile and Driver’s record for one of the best SUVs for 2019-2020. Greater than that, it was named the Finest All Round Mid-Dimension SUV. So not solely is it nonetheless SUV nevertheless it’s among the finest and probably one of the best in its class. What makes the Audi Q7, a automotive that debuted again in 2015, higher than vehicles just like the BMW X5, Volvo XC90, Jaguar F-Tempo and Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class, all of that are a lot newer? In line with C&D, “In our eyes, it cuts a dashing determine, and from behind the wheel, it....



Audi A8 vs Mercedes-Benz S-Class vs BMW 7 Sequence

There might have by no means been a tougher time to develop a high-end luxurious automotive for an organization not named Mercedes-Benz. For the previous few years, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class has been the very best luxurious automotive within the phase. Certain, the Audi A8 and BMW 7 Sequence are wonderful automobiles however the S-Class is simply the very best and that’s been the case for a very long time. So why hassle making an attempt? Properly, Audi and BMW each figured they’d give it one other go. On this new video from WhatCar, each the Audi A8 and newly facelifted BMW 7 Sequence try and deal with the reigning champion S-Class. Can both of them do it? Really, sure. And it’s the Audi A8. It is a little bit of a stunner, truly, as a result of the S-Class has been the unquestioned champion on this phase since this present....





Auto Specific’ Used Audi R8 Purchaser’s Information

These are the second after I want I had an additional $60,000 tucked away someplace. If I had that kind of additional money, I’d rapidly commerce it for a first-generation Audi R8 with a handbook gearbox, hold it inventory and solely drive it on weekends for brief journeys. I’d need to hold the miles low in order that in a couple of years, I might promote it for greater than I paid for it and be comfortable that I made a revenue whereas proudly owning an unimaginable automobile. I say this as a result of proper now, yow will discover a pleasant instance first-gen R8 for about $60-large they usually’re going to be price greater than that quickly sufficient. Everyone knows that the Audi R8 is dying and 2020 shall be its final 12 months. With rising emissions laws and the necessity to give attention to electrical mobility, the Audi....



Subsequent-Gen Audi A3 caught testing brakes

This current-gen Audi A3 is without doubt one of the model’s hottest automobiles, particularly right here within the US. So it ought to excite numerous clients to know new one is nearly right here. We’ll be seeing a brand new A3 inside the subsequent 12 months, because the next-gen automobile is scheduled to reach as a 2020 mannequin. Seen in these new spy movies, the 2020 Audi A3 is caught doing a little brake testing at excessive elevation. (We don’t personal the spy photographs however you may see them right here) We are able to inform that is excessive elevation as a result of these photographs have been taken not too long ago and there’s snow on the bottom. Which might make sense, as downhill brake testing is probably going an necessary a part of the take a look at course of. What’s attention-grabbing is that this Audi A3 take....





Audi R8 Goes Widebody with New Prior Design Equipment

IMG_8284_audi_R8_4S_pd800wb_aero-kit_JS_H14-1024×683-1024×683-477007.jpg Slideshow: Try this cool-looking widebody equipment for the R8,



Watch a Modified Audi S3 deal with Pikes Peak in blinding fog

Pikes Peak is sort of a residence away from residence for Audi. It’s the place the well-known Audi Quattro made the model well-known in America with the fearless Michèle Mouton on the helm. Many years after that, Audi doesn’t do an excessive amount of official Pikes Peak work anymore. That hasn’t stopped fans from working their very own Audis up the famed mountain go, although. On this new video, we get a cockpit view of a Pikes Peak run achieved in a modified Audi S3 with fog so dense we don’t understand how the motive force survived. The Audi S3 on this video boasts 500 hp and all of it’s despatched to the front-wheels. Why is it front-wheel drive as a substitute of all-wheel drive, like S3s are alleged to be? As a result of this automotive is designed to take the Pikes Peak file for front-wheel drive automobiles. So....





Audi MMI vs Mercedes-Benz MBUX — Driving Take a look at

I’m not an previous man, I might be turning thirty later this yr. Nevertheless, generally I really feel positively historic for the truth that I miss the previous days of automobile interiors. Fashionable infotainment techniques with their myriad of menus and totally different technique of management are simply overly sophisticated and distracting. I miss when essentially the most sophisticated little bit of tech in a automobile was its radio. Now, automotive infotainment techniques are so complicated they appear to be they belong aboard the worldwide area station. Two of essentially the most superior and high-tech techniques in the marketplace are the Audi Contact Response MMI system and Mercedes-Benz MBUX (Mercedes-Benz Consumer Expertise). On this new comparability check from Canada’s Driving, we get to see which of these two techniques is greatest. They’re two very totally different techniques with very totally different philosophies however they’re additionally two of the perfect in....



Audi RS Q3 caught once more by Motor1

Oddly sufficient, one of many upcoming Audis we’re most enthusiastic about is definitely a crossover. Not simply any crossover, although, the Audi RS Q3. Which is why we’re excited that some new spy images have surfaced, exhibiting off the RS Q3 driving close to the Nurburgring. (We don’t personal the spy images however they are often seen right here) Sometimes, crossovers don’t excite the fanbase a lot, as they’re extra utilitarian autos for small households and concrete soccer mothers. The Audi RS Q3 will not be such a automobile. As a substitute, it’s designed to be the efficiency machine for an fanatic that now wants more room sports activities automobile can present. For instance, an fanatic that only in the near past had a toddler, so wants the additional practicality of a crossover, however doesn’t need to quit the pace and efficiency of their beloved sports activities automobile. For somebody....





Audi A4 Avant Facelift vs G21 BMW three Sequence Touring

We just lately examined the brand new technology of BMW three Sequence, the G20-generation. We discovered it to be an excellent automotive and have been fairly impressed with it. The truth is, it has the possibility to be the perfect sport sedan within the section. One clear benefit for the Audi A4, although, was its Avant variant. Up till at the moment, the brand new technology of three Sequence lacked a correct wagon physique fashion, which damage its gross sales figures in Europe the place wagons are preferable. Now, although, the all-new G21 (BMW wagons get their very own chassis codes) BMW three Sequence Touring has debuted and it places Audi’s Bavarian neighbors proper again within the hunt. Sadly, neither the Audi A4 Avant nor BMW three Sequence Touring will make it ‘Stateside. Each are destined to remain east of the Atlantic and meaning we’ll probably by no means drive....



Ought to Audi Observe?

German manufacturers like to copy-cat one another. When one German model debuts a brand new automotive, the others are inclined to comply with. It is sensible, although, because it’s the primary German manufacturers that actually outlined the automotive segments we have now as we speak. So when one model debuts a brand new automotive in a brand new phase, it solely is sensible that the others additionally desire a slice of the pie. Which is why it is perhaps a good suggestion for Audi to maintain an in depth eye on the Mercedes-Benz GLB-Class. The Mercedes-Benz GLB-Class is an attention-grabbing automotive for each the model and the market. It’s really fairly small, because it’s constructed on Mercedes’ front-wheel drive structure and it’s even shorter than the GLC-Class, but it’s very roomy inside. Regardless of its small footprint, the GLB-Class really has an elective third row and might seat seven passengers.....





Would you purchase this Grey-Market First-Gen Audi S3 in America?

By now, the Audi S3 is a commonplace in America. Whereas it hasn’t been round lengthy within the ‘States, it’s confirmed to be extremely popular right here. Nonetheless, that wasn’t all the time the case. The primary couple of A3 generations by no means made it to the ‘States, which suggests the sportier Audi S3 is a bit new to us Yankees. Our European buddies have been having fun with them for a while now and have the distinct benefit of having the ability to purchase cheap, outdated used ones. If you need the prospect to purchase an outdated one right here, although, it’s not going to be low cost. Whereas you may get a present S3 brand-new, the first-gen automobile was by no means bought within the ‘States. So if you’d like one, you’ll should import it. Or, you’ll be able to simply purchase one which’s already been imported.....



TT Goes Safari for 2019 Wörthersee Present

1-463091.jpg Slideshow: Off-road efficiency vehicles are all the trend lately, and Audi has joined the fray with this bonkers TT Safari.





Audi e-tron Recall on account of Potential Moisture Leak in Cost Port

Earlier as we speak, some information broke a couple of recall for the Audi e-tron on account of a potential water leak and potential hearth threat due to it. In keeping with the report, there’s a risk for water to leak into the high-voltage charging port on some fashions. Not all e-tron fashions are affected. We reached out to Audi and right here is the official assertion: Audi of America takes the security of its prospects and the standard of our automobiles very critically. In order to make sure the very best ranges of security and high quality for our prospects, we have now challenged a voluntary recall affecting roughly 540 e-tron automobiles that have been delivered to prospects and 1,644 in whole. The recall is in response to a probably defective seal that might enable moisture to enter the battery compartment which could result in a brief circuit or in excessive instances to a thermal occasion. We’re making use of an abundance of warning as no such incidents have....



Audi TTS Roadster vs BMW Z4 M40i vs Porsche Boxster GTS

There’s been some discuss how sporty roadsters are useless, that the market simply isn’t there for them anymore. Nevertheless, we’ve got some genuinely unbelievable roadsters on sale in the intervening time and there are just a few to select from. The Audi TTS Roadster continues to be alive and kicking, the all-new BMW Z4 M40i is a superb little automotive and the Porsche Boxster GTS is, properly, a Boxster so after all it’s unbelievable. Which ones is the quickest, although? On this new video from Carwow, we check out a sequence of assessments between these three automobiles. The Audi TTS Roadster packs a 2.zero liter turbocharged four-cylinder that makes 310 hp, whereas the Porsche Boxster has a 2.5 liter turbo flat-four that makes 365 hp and the BMW Z4 M40i will get a three.zero liter turbocharged I6 with 335 hp. It ought to be famous that the BMW solely makes....





Audi closes Might with round 151,900 cars offered

Audi Q3 Progress in Western Europe Vice President World Advertising and marketing and Gross sales Martin Sander: “Count on optimistic momentum within the second half of the yr” Mannequin changeovers have antagonistic impact on enterprise in United States and China AUDI AG delivered round 151,900 premium cars to prospects worldwide in Might. As such, deliveries had been down 5.four p.c year-on-year. In […] Extra »



2019 BMW 330i xDrive — Ought to the Audi A4 be Frightened?

The Audi A4 and BMW three Collection have been battling for many years. This competitors isn’t something new however it’s altering a bit. Up to now, the A4 and the three Collection had been all the time comparable in worth and section however drastically totally different in strategy. Whereas the three Collection was all the time about driving dynamics above all else, the A4 was all the time about mixing consolation with efficiency and all-wheel drive grip. So the A4 was all the time the jack-of-all-trades, grasp of none, whereas the three Collection has all the time been a grasp of 1. Now, although, the 2 automobiles are nearer than ever. We only in the near past check the brand new G20-generation BMW three Collection, which debuted simply this yr, and we had our tester for per week. Particularly, our check automotive was a 2019 BMW 330i xDrive, which suggests....





Audi’s Metropolis Automotive of the Future Will Have Residing Vegetation

A-3rd-Living-Space-428744.jpg Slideshow: Vegetation will lower throughout the roof and can present a way of nature in busy metropolis facilities.



Audi e-tron examined by Autocar

By now, we’ve seen fairly just a few evaluations of the Audi e-tron, the model’s first all-electric SUV. We’ve even examined it ourselves and got here away impressed. Nonetheless, it’s all the time good to see what different publications must say, particularly one as established as Autocar. On this new video overview, we get to try the Audi e-tron and see what Autocar’s Matt Prior has to say. The Audi e-tron is an fascinating electrical automotive as a result of it’s one which tries actually arduous to not look like an electrical automotive. Take each different EV SUV, be it the Tesla Mannequin X or Jaguar I-Tempo, for instance. All of them shout their electrical nature as loud as they’ll. Not the e-tron, although. As an alternative, the e-tron is quietly stating that electrical mobility could be for everybody, even those that don’t love EVs. Prior appears impressed with the way....





Get a superb have a look at the Audi S6 TDI on this new video

Audi stirred up a little bit of controversy lately, when it launched its new S6 Sedan and Avant, each of that are powered by diesel engines in Europe. There’s by no means been a diesel-powered S6 till now, so it was a bit uncommon of a selection. A selection made much more uncommon by the model’s diesel scandal that appears to have adopted the model for the previous few years. Nonetheless, it’s an Audi S6 and we’re enthusiastic about it. On this new video from Auditography, we get to take a superb have a look at the brand new Audi S6, see it from each angle, and even hear its exhaust be aware. As for the latter, it sounds okay but it surely’s nonetheless a diesel so it doesn’t sound nice. That’s one of many downsides of creating a diesel efficiency automotive; it doesn’t sound very thrilling. A minimum of....



Joe Achilles drives the Audi TT RS Facelift

The Audi TT RS has simply obtained a recent new facelift, together with the remainder of the TT lineup. It was already a fantastic trying automotive, and one which wanted little refreshing, nevertheless it obtained its facelift anyway. Fortunately, the TT RS stays mechanically the identical, because it was and nonetheless is a superb automotive to drive. On this new video from Joe Achilles, we get to see the newly refreshed TT RS. Below the hood nonetheless lies a 2.5 liter turbocharged five-cylinder engine that makes a really wholesome 400 hp and 354 lb-ft of torque. These numbers virtually appear pedestrian by at the moment’s requirements however they’re greater than sufficient. The little TT RS is able to Zero-60 mph within the mid three-second vary. That’s correctly fast and is about the place the first-gen Audi R8 V10 was. So you may see how far we’ve are available only a....





Audi isn’t Giving up on Hydrogen Energy

Natural-Resources-Audi-428728.jpg Slideshow: Audi plans to complement EV improvement with hydrogen energy