Audi impresses in Formula E track tests at Valencia

  Team AudiSport puts in most laps of all teams Positive assessments by drivers Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi Getting set for next season of quiet auto competition VALENCIA, Spain – The new Audi e-tron FE04 has left a strong impression at the official pre-season testing of the Formula E electric racing series at…

Audi sends in the clowns to punt new A8 sedan

  New Audi A8 to flight fun new TV advert Circus-themed Audi campaign highlights car New A8 luxury saloon shows off intelligent tech LONDON, England – The new Audi A8 for 2018 will feature on British TV for the first time this weekend as part of a major new campaign intended to show the benefits…

E-tron FE04: New race car to spark Audi e-offensive

Formula E champion Lucas di Grassi in Audi e-tron FE04 Progressive livery and new powertrain with only one gear Daniel Abt becomes Audi factory driver, Allan McNish team boss NEUBERG, Germany – Audi presented the group’s first all-electric race car, the Audi e-tron FE04, in Neuburg  ( September 27 2017) which, the automaker says, “mirrors the…

Play nicely, now – 999 Audi R8 units to be RWD

R8 Coupe / Spyder first rear-drive Audis and a limited edition 50kg lighter than R8 Coupé V10, 40kg less than Spyder ‘It’s been made for purists’ says Audi boss NECKARSULM, German – Audi Sport is extending its beautiful R8 sports car series with two rear-wheel drive derivatives… 999 of them, but before you get a…

Audi Aicon – no pedals, no instruments, no steering-wheel

Audi’s vision of fully autonomous four-door 2+2 Space liberated by no steering wheel or pedals Four electric motors create e-quattro and 700km range FRANKFURT, Germany – Design study, technology demonstrator, mobility concept – this, Audi says, is the Aicon which aims to exploit every current possibility for an autonomous luxury car of the future. As…

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…