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2017 Audi R8, Asheville to Daytona part III

New twin-turbo V-6 pegged for future Audi Sport cars, including entry-level R8

Stricter emission standards and punitive, displacement-based taxes in major markets will see the next generation of RS cars from Audi Sport go the engine downsizing route. It means the naturally-aspirated 4.2-liter V-8 in cars like the RS 4 Avant and RS 5 will go the way of the dodo. In its place... read more

September 16, 2016 by
Audi VR Experience

Car showrooms in the future might not actually have cars

Virtual Reality is, well, pretty much here right now. You can buy an Oculus. There's a headset that comes with a Samsung phone. If you wander the halls at the next Consumer... read more September 6, 2016 by

2016/2017 Formula E Team ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport race car

Audi to race in Formula E from 2017

The Formula E electric car racing series is starting to gain traction among the major automakers. Audi on Friday confirmed it will have a factory team ready to race in season... read more September 2, 2016 by

Audi celebrates 40 years of five cylinders

Audi looks back at 40 years of 5-cylinder engines

Audi is celebrating a milestone. The company has been cranking out 5-cylinder engines for the last 40 years. Now the automaker is eager to look back and revisit the... read more August 30, 2016 by

2017 Audi A3 e-tron Sportback

2017 Audi A3 e-tron Sportback remains sole A3 with hatch body

Audi’s A3 range receives some updates for the 2017 model year including revised styling and new technology in the cabin. The last of the updated A3 models to be... read more August 30, 2016 by

Audi Prologue concept, 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show

Report: Audi A9 approved for production

Having looked on with envy at the sales racked up by Mercedes-Benz with its expanded S-Class family, rivals are now racing to launch their own offerings to cater to the... read more August 30, 2016 by

Underground Racing sets a new Audi R8 quarter-mile record

UGR Audi R8 rips off low 9-second pass in the 1/4 mile

The latest-generation Audi R8 is essentially a gentlemen's Lamborghini Huracán. It's packing the same V-10 engine, and the four-ringed beast makes 610 horsepower and... read more August 26, 2016 by

2014 Audi A1

First details on next-gen Audi A1 due in 2018

Volkswagen is working on a new generation of its Polo subcompact, which like its predecessor will spawn an Audi-badged version dubbed the A1. Although the idea of a premium... read more August 25, 2016 by

2017 Audi A4 Ultra

2017 Audi A4 gets entry-level Ultra model with 31 mpg combined fuel economy

Audi is finally bringing one of its Ultra models to the United States. The label represents the most fuel-efficient offering in the range and was first applied on a... read more August 18, 2016 by

Traffic intersection

New Audis will tell you when traffic lights are about to turn green

Audi is set to become the first automaker with vehicle-to-object (V2X) communication technology available in its cars. V2X enables cars to communicate with surrounding... read more August 16, 2016 by

2017 Audi S3 (European spec)

2017 Audi S3 preview

Audi has just updated its A3 range of compact sedans, hatchbacks and convertibles. The updates, which are being introduced for the 2017 model year, affect the sporty S3... read more August 11, 2016 by

2017 Audi A3 (European spec)

2017 Audi A3 preview

Audi’s entry-level model in the United States, the A3, receives some significant updates for the 2017 model year. The current-generation A3 still seems like it only... read more August 10, 2016 by

Audi eROT electromechanical rotary damping technology

Audi unveils suspension-energy regeneration technology

Recovering electrical energy from braking is common in hybrids and electric cars, but brake force isn't the only energy that can be harvested while a car is on the move... read more August 10, 2016 by

2019 Audi A7 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Is Audi testing an electric A7?

Earlier today we brought you spy shots of a prototype for the next-generation Audi A7. On closer inspection, there appear to be signs that suggest the prototype might be for... read more August 9, 2016 by

2019 Audi A7 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Audi A7 spy shots

Audi's next-generation A7 has been spotted in prototype form for the first time (earlier shots showed a test mule). Though heavily cloaked, we can make out much of the design... read more August 8, 2016 by

Underground Racing's twin-turbo 2017 Audi R8 Plus

Underground Racing has already slapped two turbos on the 2017 Audi R8 V10 Plus

Audi's finally given the world the new, second-generation R8 for 2017. While no one would call it slow, more power never hurt, right? Clearly that's the thought over at... read more August 1, 2016 by


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