Audi's new Artemis skunkworks team is working to develop a highly advanced, highly efficient electric car due in 2024. Autocar reported Monday that the mystery model will be a flagship sedan that may just adopt the A9 E-Tron name. The Artemis team was established earlier this year as a means to accelerate the development of cars and technology by using a less bureaucratic style of management, with the focus being on EVs and automated driving technology. The move is aimed at countering lean and fast-moving EV startups. The team's new sedan would essentially be an expansion of the Audi Aicon, a...
Audi Prologue concept revealed, presages new look for brand
Audi’s forward-looking Prologue concept has finally landed, and it’s bigger and bolder than ever. The stylish coupe doesn’t preview any one particular model currently being developed, but instead showcases a new design language for the entire Audi brand crafted by German designer...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Audi Prologue Concept Teased In New Sketches, Could Preview Flagship A9 Coupe
Audi will present a new concept car at this week’s 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show to showcase a new design language crafted by Marc Lichte, who took over the design reins at the German automaker late last year. The concept was initially thought to be in the form of a grand four-door coupe, but...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Audi Previews New Design Concept Ahead Of L.A. Auto Show: Video
Audi is set to reveal a concept at the upcoming 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show that lays out the design strategy of its new design chief Marc Lichte, who only took over the design reins at the German automaker late last year. The concept is thought to be in the form of a grand four-door coupe, meaning...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Audi A9 To Rival Mercedes-Benz CL, Spawn Convertible: Report
Audi is thought to be readying a brand new model positioned above its current A8 and designed to take on the likes of the Mercedes-Benz CL as well as a rumored coupe version of the next Jaguar XJ. However, the mega Audi, which will likely be called the A9 if it makes production, is still in the...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Report: Audi Backs Development Of New A9 Flagship And Lamborghini Estoque
A few weeks ago we first reported on plans for a new Audi A9 four-door coupe that would sit atop the automaker’s lineup as a technical masterpiece and challenge other high-end models like the Mercedes-Benz CL and upcoming BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe. Of course, the chances of a bespoke A9...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
While it may seem like overkill, Audi is reportedly considering a new four-door coupe model positioned above its current A8 flagship sedan and packed with the company’s most advanced technology. Designed to take on premium rivals like the Porsche Panamera, Mercedes-Benz CL-Class and the upcoming BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe, the new model would likely be called the A9 and appear no earlier than 2013. We’re sure you’re thinking that Audi has enough svelte four-doors with the A5 Sportback and new A7 but there’s a good reason to develop yet another one. Just as the Audi R8 and...
Designer Envisages Audi A9 Four-Door Coupe Flagship
Four-door coupes seem to be all the rage these days. With Mercedes-Benz preparing a new generation of its CLS and the Aston Martin Rapide and Porsche Panamera winning praise all around the world, we now have a look at a potential design for an Audi four-door that looks much more sports car than...Viknesh Vijayenthiran