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20 A1 e-tron cars to hit the road in Munich as part of pilot project.Read more
German firm adds 4.2-litre V8 to drop-top Spyder line-up.Read more
The Audi R8 Spyder is about to perform a pincer movement on the open-air supercar establishment as it adopts a new generation 4.2-litre V8 FSI petrol engine to run alongside the existing 5.2-litre V10 FSI. The new R8 Spyder 4.2 FSI quattro is now available to order priced at £95,545 OTR for the six-speed manual version and £100,855 for the six-speed R tronic automated manual. UK customer deliveries will begin in January 2011.Read more
Still winning the popularity contest among staff members.
2010 Audi Q5 3.2
Photo Gallery: 2010 Audi Q5 3.2 – August 2010 – Automobile Magazine
Ford’s mid-cycle facelift for its flagship Mondeo puts its perceived quality on a par with “the best Ingolstadt can do”, according to Ford of Europe design chief -and former Audi designer – Martin Smith.Read more
French supplier Faurecia SA produces the complete seats and frames for the front and rear of the new Audi A1. The A1 comes in two trim levels: Attraction and the more sporty Ambition.Read more
Kudos to Ford for including DAB radio as standard in the new C-Max minivan line – now with a seven-seat Grand version due on sale here in the UK next month. Joining Mini which announced back in February it too would be standardising Digital Audio Broadcasting, our equivalent of HD radio in the US (same idea, different technology).Read more
World-first glimpse of ultimate R8, range-topper promises 600bhp, lighter body and even more driver-focused performanceRead more
Sales of certified used vehicles fell 10 percent last year, to 1,528,487 units. The drop followed seven years of solid growth. But certified sales though July this year rebounded 1 percent to 953,764 from the same period last year.Read more
Audi and Mercedes-Benz racked up more eye-popping sales in China in August, tapping into a rich vein of growth as living standards rise in the world’s most populous nation.Read more
The Volvo C30 is a compact three-door hatch that hit Canadian shores as a 2007 model to battle the likes of the Audi A3, Mini Cooper, VW GTI, Mercedes B200 and other similar machines. Available solely as a four-seat model with front-wheel drive, the C30 brought Volvo’s reputation for safety, uniqueness and refinement into the premium hatch segment.Read more
One sexy, sultry machine.
The new Infiniti M is one sexy, sultry machine. It looks tight, taut, and ready to pounce. It really makes a strong design statement, which is exactly what Infiniti should be doing. The interior is especially enticing, with an ambience that is at once ultramodern yet traditionally posh. I dare say that Infiniti and Jaguar are now leading the way in cabin design, a mantle once held by Audi. Or, at least, they are the equal of Audi.
Photo Gallery: 2011 Infiniti M37 – Editor’s Notebook – Automobile Magazine
China remains on track to eclipse Germany as Audi’s largest market following another set of monthly sales figures that displayed booming growth for luxury cars in the world’s most populous nation. Audi sales jumped almost 68 percent to 22,358 units in August in China, the premium brand of Volkswagen said on Friday.Read more
China remains on track to eclipse Germany as Audi’s largest market following another set of monthly sales figures that displayed booming growth for luxury cars in the world’s most populous nation.Read more
No doubt that there will be RS5 drivers who are willing to give their new toy away for an hour. The reward for this short abstinence: a top speed of 303 km/h. This is available with help of the MTM V-Cantronic: a small additional control device, which can be built in by MTM partners or directly at MTM in Wettstetten/Ingolstadt, without any complex reconstruction.Read more
Led by Mattias Ekström, five Audi drivers locked out the first five places in first free practice on Friday of the DTM race held on the short, club circuit of Brands Hatch, Great Britain.Read more
NEWS EDITOR GREG MIGLIORE: I came away really impressed with the attention to detail Audi invested in the A4 Avant. I’ll admit, part of that is the S line trim, but with that package, this is such a stellar wagon front to rear.Read more