Audi starts its 2011 season this week-end in Bathurst, Australia. The Audi R8 LMS of Team Joest did it in great fashion by getting the pole position on Saturday.Read more
Super Bowl advertisers such as Volkswagen AG and General Motors Co. may end up getting a bargain for 30-second spots costing a record $3 million or more — if the audience for the Fox telecast reaches new highs as forecast. The Feb.Read more
An important step in the right direction for a brand that has lost its way.
The TSX Sport Wagon likely won’t be a huge seller, but it represents an important step in the right direction for a brand that has lost its way. Like the Acuras of old, this wagon is compact, efficient, and offers real value. The base price of $31,820 slots in nicely between compacts like the Audi A3 and more powerful offerings like BMW 328i Sports Wagon and A4 Avant (both of which start around $36,000).
Photo Gallery: 2011 Acura TSX Sport Wagon – Automobile Magazine
Porsche readies mid-size crossover for 2014 — with some help from the Audi Q5
Under the umbrella of the Volkswagen Group, Porsche is about to kickoff a new era. Led by the former senior corporate product planner, Michael Muller, the firm intends to grow from 81,000 cars in the 2009/2010 fiscal year to at least 150,000 units in 2013.
Photo Gallery: Porsche Cajun Crossover – Deep Dive – Automobile Magazine
In January 2008, the concept car for the Audi A7 Sportback was the star of the Detroit Auto Show. Starting tomorrow, the series production model will be available at European dealerships. It is intended as a particularly aesthetic alternative to a classic sedan for customers with an affinity for design. With a base price in Germany starting at E51,650, the A7 is affordably priced for customers who currently drive a model in the range of an A6. The A7 Sportback is initially available with a choice of three engines.Read more
Volkswagen has decided to reduce production capacity at its troubled Spanish unit Seat at the expense of its profitable luxury unit Audi, CFO Hans Dieter Poetsch said.Read more
Volkswagen lifted the veil off its strong third-quarter results to uncover profitability at its luxury brand Audi that far exceeded market forecasts and booming earnings from its China operations.Read more
Volkswagen lifted the veil off its mysteriously strong third-quarter results to uncover profitability at its Audi luxury brand that far exceeded market forecasts and booming earnings from its China operations.Read more
Stefanie Ulrich has been promoted to human resources director at Audi’s plant in Neckarsulm, Germany. Ulrich made a crucial contribution to the launch of the A1 as HR director at Audi’s factory in Belgium.Read more
Honda, Acura, Porsche and Scion topped the annual Consumer Reports reliability survey released on Tuesday. At the other end of the spectrum, Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz were deemed among the worst.Read more
Audi will debut a range of aftermarket products, the Autonomous Audi TTS Pikes Peak and the Audi R8 Custom Spyder by Stasis Engineering during its first trip to the SEMA show in Las Vegas.Read more
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. – Well known for prolific designs, the fabricators at DUB Magazine have teamed up with Hyundai to customize an Equus, Hyundai’s all-new luxury flagship sedan, worthy of this year’s SEMA Show in Las Vegas. The DUB Edition Hyundai Equus will debut featuring exterior, interior and audio modifications that tuners will not mistake for anything but the DUB Magazine style.Read more
German exhaust tuner Eisenmann has developed a package of changes for the Audi R8 sports car, covering the exhaust system as well as several exterior additions made from carbon fiber, to create what it calls the Spark Eight by Eisenmann.Read more
Audi may add a new factory in China as a plant in Changchun won’t suffice to back the carmaker’s expansion in the world’s largest auto market.Read more
Lost in Translation
The Audi R8 GT is a slightly more powerful, slightly lighter version of the R8 5.2 FSI coupe, which isn’t exactly short on power (525 hp) or overweight (3583 pounds) to begin with. Perhaps that’s why Audi only managed to bump peak horsepower to 560 and drop the curb weight 152 pounds for the GT.
Photo Gallery: 2012 Audi R8 GT – First Drive – Automobile Magazine
When I look at the prices of some cars, I always try to figure out if they’re worth it. After all, an object is only too expensive for two reasons: 1) you don’t have the means to buy it and 2), and this is the most cited reason, because the price is too high for what the object actually brings you. So you can imagine that with a sales price over $68,000, I studied the Audi S4 in extreme detail to establish its overall value.Read more
Our images show all-new Cajun SUV, based on Audi Q5, with sharper lookRead more
Audi aims to compete on pricing with BMW and Mercedes with the R8 GT, its most expensive model ever.Read more