Facelift time for Audi’s two hotshot TT performers

Sporty design elements, dynamic appearance S tronic transmissions, sporty performance Comprehensive standard equipment CAPE TOWN, South Africa – Audi’s TT coupes, the third generation, has arrived in South Africa stage with a face-lifted appearance, sporty and refined exterior, more engine power and an extended range of standard equipment. Aluminium elements in the driver-orientated cabin, the…

Audi’s luxury S7 coupe: What we can look forward to…

Five-door coupe gets S design elements Twin-turbo 2.9-litre better than predecessor S sport package delivers enhanced driving dynamics HERNDON, Virginia – An all-new 2020 Audi S7 Sportback has been launched in the US with, its maker says, ”even more performance and innovative technologies”, a dynamic design, sportier driving experience, excellent functionality, and five seats. The…

Take an Audi test drive even without a driving licence

First introduction of Audi virtual reality experience Customer lounge open at Audi Centre Centurion VR headset allows digitally detailed ‘demo drives’ PRETORIA, Gauteng – Audi, in what claims to be a first for the South African motor industry, has launched a virtual reality-enabled lounge in the suburb of Centurion to house a digital retail operation…

2020 Lexus debuts with blades in its high-tech headlights

SUV pioneer has ‘evolved to new heights’ First BladeScan-controlled headlights Connectivity has new touchscreen and touchpad TOKYO, Japan – Lexus has unveiled its upcoming RX luxury SUV with what the automaker describes as ”evolutionary changes to our core model”. That was the vehicle which, back in 1998, helped to establish the luxury SUV segment. This…

Awesome Audi Q8: The new face of the Q family

New top SUV model for Audi’s Q range ‘Luxurious coupé for business and pleasure’ More of Audi’s progressive design language CAPE TOWN, South Africa – Audi believes its new Q8 super car has brought together the best of twoworlds – the elegance of a four-door luxury coupé and the practical talents of a large SUV…

Audi UK going high-tech with two e-tron launch editions

Under six secs to 100km/h, 400km range possible Fast charging (150kW points) to 80% in 30 minutes Virtual door mirrors, Matrix LED lighting LONDON, England – Audi’s e-tron Launch special edition due out in the UK in early 2019 will total only 30 units and come with two high-definition cameras instead of external mirrors. That…

At last, putting pedals to the metal – the Audi FitCar

FitCar PPV (Pedal Powered Vehicle) out in Netherlands Works on most vehicles, yet a unique concept Turn sedentary commutes into active gym time DELFT, Netherlands – The image above is of the FitCar PPV. You pedal it along. Really. While at the steering-wheel and burning the calories that would have gone to your waistline by…

Ready to roll: Audi hoping e-Tron’s silence will be golden

BRUSSELS, Belgium – Audi Belgium has started line assembly of the Audi e-Tron, the brand’s first all-electric SUV, here in Europe. The automaker says the occasion is ”a major waypoint” on the journey towards electrification of Audi range and that the vehicles can be charged for ”a long-distance journey” in only 30 minutes. The cars…

New diesel engine on way for Audi A6 and A7 Sportback

First four-cylinder A7 Sportback 40 TDI in UK A6 sedan and A6 Avant also become available for September Digital controls, comprehensive connectivity, mild hybrid tech LONDON, England – The latest Audi four-cylinder TDI engines are all set to power the two-litre, 150kW 40 TDI in the A6 Saloon, Avant and A7 Sportback – the first four-cylinder…

Lexus ES: Generation 7 promises ‘new era of performance’

New dynamic capabilities, emotional design K platform = excellent rigidity, design freedom Longer shell means more rear legroojm AFTER SIX six generations of success in the mid-sized sedan category this the seventh-generation Lexus ES., its maker says, is ”forging a new and more ambitious path”. The car has an all-new chassis that allows more dynamic…

Audi e-tron Gran Turismo sparks into real life for E-Series

PlayStation virtual turns into racing reality All-electric concept car to be Formula E race taxi ‘E-mobility is rapidly gaining importance’ – Audi INGOLSTADT, Germany – Audi, with its fully electric e-tron Vision Gran Turismo concept car, says it is turning electric mobility into a tangible experience in a unique way. How’s That…? Well the car, originally…

Audi Sportback goes live on SA’s Cape coast

New Audi A7 Sportback now available in UK First UK deliveries expected in April 2018 Digital controls, comprehensive connectivity CAPE TOWN, South Africa –  You might have seen them recently on the roads of the Western Cape… German licence places and the steering-wheel on the wrong side. Check the images! The cars were the coming…