Tag Archives: Audi News

2020 Audi RS 7 spy shots and video

A test mule for the Audi Sport version of the recently launched second-generation A7 has been spotted. Yes, you're looking at the gestation of a new RS 7 sledgehammer. The current model is one of the most potent sedans on the market and this new one's set to lift the bar even higher. As we're only at the test mule stage, Audi Sport engineers are still...

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Germany plans to test Audi-Airbus flying taxi

At this year's Geneva auto show, Audi joined Airbus and Italdesign to show off the Pop.Up Next concept. But, the flying taxi may not be a concept for long. The German government signed a letter of intent to test the flying taxi in Ingolstadt, Audi's hometown, according to an Engadget report. The Pop.Up Next concept combines a traditional car and a flying...

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Hyundai and Audi partner on hydrogen fuel cell tech

Two unlikely partners will join forces for the greater good of zero-emission driving. In a Tuesday announcement, Hyundai and Audi said both will partner for future fuel-cell technology. With the newly inked partnership, both makes will grant mutual access to fuel-cell components while leveraging research and development experience. To start, Hyundai said it...

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Second-generation Audi A1 Sportback debuts

How do you angry up a compact car designed to prosper in an urban environment? If you're Audi, the answer is simple. Apply your current design language, which is filled with creases and vents, on top of a new A1 Sportback. Voila! Instant eye-catching city commuter car. The second-generation A1 Sportback is marketed toward folks who live in cities. It's just...

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Audi CEO arrested in Germany over dieselgate

Audi CEO Rupert Stadler has been arrested in Germany in relation to the dieselgate scandal, according to multiple reports. The German authorities took Stadler into custody over concerns that he would suppress evidence. Munich prosecutors said Stadler's arrest was not made at the request of the U.S. Instead, it appears to be part of German prosecutors'...

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2019 Audi S7 spy shots and video

Audi's A7 didn't start the modern coupe-like sedan trend, but with its muscular proportions, beautiful surfacing and Kammback rear it managed to make us almost forget the segment's progenitor, the Mercedes-Benz CLS. The handsome four-door has been redesigned for the 2019 model year, though so far we've only been treated to the regular A7...

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2020 Audi RS Q8 spy shots

Hot on the heels of last week's reveal of the new Audi Q8 comes the first sighting of a prototype for a high-performance RS Q8 from the Audi Sport division. Audi has previously been spotted testing an SQ8 but we know the latest tester is for an RS Q8 because of the enlarged intakes in the front fascia, massive cross-drilled brake rotors, and the two large...

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2019 Audi S6 spy shots

Sport sedan fans can look forward to a redesigned S6, a prototype for which has just been spotted. Audi has already unveiled the redesigned version of the regular A6, and judging by the lack of camouflage gear on this S6 tester the car's debut can't be far. Look for the debut to take place later this year. A redesigned S6 Avant is also on the way, though...

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Audi Q8 revealed, presages new look for Audi SUVs

Audi on Tuesday revealed the new Q8. The reveal took place in Shenzhen at an event celebrating 30 years since Audi started its hugely successful strategy of producing cars in China, originally with the 100 sedan. The Q8 is the new flagship SUV of the Audi brand and is set to compete with coupe-like SUVs in the mid-size segment like the BMW X6 and...

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Audi e-tron will use cameras in place of side mirrors, but not in US

Audi's first battery-electric crossover will also usher in radical new technology for the automotive industry. The production e-tron electric crossover will ditch traditional side mirrors and replace them with camera-based digital mirrors, the brand announced on Wednesday. Unfortunately, we won't see them in the United States due to a lack of regulations...

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