Tag Archives: Audi News

Mercedes-Benz delivers almost 2.3M cars in 2017

It's been record sales almost across the board for luxury car brands in the past 12 months, and none have been doing it better than Mercedes-Benz. The Three-Pointed Star delivered a record 2,289,344 vehicles in 2017, an impressive 9.9 percent rise on the previous year. It means Mercedes now has seven consecutive years of growth under its belt, helped along...

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2019 Audi A1 spy shots

Engineers from Audi are out testing prototypes for a new generation of the A1 subcompact hatchback. The current A1 debuted in 2010 and sadly was never offered in the United States. We're afraid there's also little chance we'll see the redesigned model as Audi has ruled out launching anything smaller than the A3 in these parts...

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2020 Audi Q8 spy shots and video

We got a preview of it at January's 2017 Detroit auto show in the form of a concept, and now some prototypes for Audi's upcoming Q8 have been spotted. The Q8 is a new range-topping SUV that Audi will reveal in late 2018. It will likely reach the United States early the following year, as a 2020 model. The prototype in the spy shots is similar in size to the...

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Audi owners can now enjoy Amazon music services via in-car infotainment

Owners of 2017 and 2018 model year Audis will find a new feature embedded in their car's infotainment system and the Audi MMI connect smartphone app. On Tuesday, the brand announced Amazon's music services are now accessible, providing millions of songs in Audi cars for the right owners. Both Amazon Music Unlimited and Amazon Prime Music will function with...

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New boss at Audi Sport as Winkelmann focuses on Bugatti

After leading Audi Sport since early 2016, Stephan Winkelmann will now relinquish his role as chief of the performance division in order to focus on Bugatti, whose leadership he was assigned after former boss Wolfgang Dürheimer stepped down in October. To replace Winkelmann, Audi has selected Michael-Julius Renz, who currently oversees sales of the...

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2020 Audi Q3 spy shots

Development of a next-generation Audi Q3 is well underway as our latest spy shots confirm. The new compact crossover SUV is expected on sale in 2019, as a 2020 model, and so far it doesn't appear that Audi will be pulling any surprises regarding the design. The vehicle should resemble a scaled down version of the latest Q5 albeit with a more...

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2019 Audi A6 spy shots and video

A prototype for the redesigned, fifth-generation Audi A6 has been spotted again. The car has been developed alongside the new generations of the A7 and A8, two models with which it shares much in common. Common to all three is the latest evolution of Audi's MLB platform for front- and all-wheel-drive vehicles with longitudinally-mounted engines. It...

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Audi and Porsche: Formula E pair may have tenuous bond

Audi has been a part of Formula E since the inaugural 2014-2015 season, and now fields its own team. Soon Porsche will enter the field and the two brands will effectively compete against one another in the 2019-2020 season. Rather than outright rival one another, both brands will hold discussions to keep from running into each other in the all-electric...

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2018 Audi SQ2 spy shots

Audi's smallest crossover in the United States is the Q3 but overseas there's a slightly smaller Q2 on sale. The vehicle made its debut at the 2016 Geneva motor show and soon a sporty version will join the lineup. Featured in our latest spy shots is a prototype for the sporty Q2 testing hard at the Nürburgring and on some of the German race...

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2020 Audi TT spy shots

Audi engineers have been spotted testing prototypes for a facelifted version of the TT sports car. The current TT is the third generation of the Audi icon and was introduced for 2016. We're expecting the facelifted version to arrive in showrooms in early 2019, as a 2020 model. The camouflage gear on the prototype suggests only subtle tweaks for the...

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