Di Grassi 2017 Formula E champion

Brazilian wins season 2017 title in Montreal Scores win and seventh in two-day race meet Audi Sport vice-champions in the teams’ classification MONTREAL, Canada – Audi Sport driver Lucas di Grassi is 2017 Formula E World champion after winning on Saturday and finishing seventh in Sunday’s finale here (July 29/30). The Brazilian Audi Sport driver…

Audi pair complete with RS 3 supersedan

2.5 TFSI aluminium 300kW engine with 480Nm of torque Five-door Sportback joined by all new sedan model World‘s most powerful series-production five-cylinder MILTON KEYNES, England – The latest iteration of the well-muscled Audi RS 3 is about to touch down in the UK not only in the familiar five-door Sportback form but also as a…

“We have a new Q, James… no, silly, the Audi one!”

Eight years on, along comes a new Audi Q5 High tech, high power, very high spec Got a million bucks for a go-anywhere drive? UITENHAGE, Eastern Cape – Audi SA has launched an all-new version of its all-wheel drive Q5 B-segment SUV eight years after their first arrival at the bottom of Africa of the first…

You’ve met the A5 Coupe/Sportback – now meet the Cabrio sisters

Two models, two engines – TDI to come Fast roof, lots of options for both Fit a B&O sound system – top-down auditorium AN AUDI A5 Cabriolet has been added the A5 Coupe and Sportback sisters in South Africa and fitted with a new six-cylinder 260kW/500Nm turbo engine. It’s based on the coupe version though the…

Audi’s new A8 flagship will sail only as a luxury V8 hybrid

Range-wide adoption of 48V circuitry for big Audis Luxury sedans to have electric drive on all models Flagship model’s world debut July 11 at Barcelona Audi summit   INGOLSTADT, Germany – The next Audi A8 range, due for global debut in July 2017, is to be the brand’s first with an electrified drivetrain as standard as, the automaker…

Black is back! 2018 Audi A4 sedan and wagon will go dark

Model range gains equipment and option pack/spec Black Edition includes piano-black inlays, 19″ alloy rims Cruise control, parking radar now across A4 range MILTON KEYNES, England – Exclusive styling, extensive equipment, more road presence… what you get on the latest Audi A4 Black Edition sedans and wagons The cars are also headliners for a broader…

Two more Audis on way – find out what they are

Audi Q8 crossover SUV to build in Bratislava… …Q4 compact SUV in Győr from 2019 …and, no, we didn’t know where they were either AUDI HAS ANNOUNCED that two more Q models are to go into production – an Audi Q8 in Bratislava (Slovakia) in 2018 and the Audi Q4 in Győr (Hungary) the following…

FIRST LOOK: Audi R8 V10 Spyder for SA in April

Impressive performance, open-top allure Claims 0-100km/h zapped in 3.5sec/318km/h Cloth roof opens or closes in 20sec LOS ANGELES, California – Audi of America has dropped the top on the second generation R8 V10 Spyder and its 402kW / 549Nm engine that makes the 2017 R8 Spyder faster and more powerful than its predecessor. The car…

Ultimate bike test: Around the world on Ducati Multistrada

Last of seven globetrotters reaches Ducati factory in Italy Ducati-symbolic sites en route visited by riders Six-month, 30 000km, ride now part of Ducati history BACK IN BORGO PANIGALE: Long-distance rider Timo Schäfer back at the Ducati factory, the final rider in a team of seven that carried the baton he is holding around the world on…

Audi adds two AWD drive models to TT range

INGOLSTADT, Germany – Audi has added all-wheel drive to its TT 2.0 TDI – Coupe and Roadster versions. Right-hand drive versions will be available early in 2017 – check with your local dealer in the new year for a more accurate date. The quattro cars will, Audi Germany says, complement the existing front-wheel drive TT…

Audi goes for green so cars will rule the roads

First true Vehicle-to-Infrastructure service by an auto brand Variations on the Audi A4 and Q7 tested in Las Vegas Networking ‘essential for autonomous driving in cities’ THE FRUSTRATION OF RED: In future, however, development work being done by Audi will mean ‘green waves’ controlled in cities by the cars themselves. Image: Audi / Newspress INGOLSTADT, Germany…