Tag Archives: Audi

Audi reveals new A8’s chassis technology

Audi has revealed a bit more of the technology that will appear on its redesigned A8 debuting next month. Due in showrooms next year, as a 2019 model, the redesigned A8 will boast multi-material construction, a 48-volt electrical system, a standard mild-hybrid system, and a self-driving system...

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Audi e-tron Sportback to join e-tron SUV at Belgian plant

Audi's e-tron Sportback concept unveiled in April at the 2017 Shanghai auto show will spawn a production model of the same name in 2019. On Wednesday, Audi confirmed that production of the e-tron Sportback will take place at the company's plant in Brussels, Belgium. The news is hardly a...

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Chris Harris compares the Audi R8, Acura NSX and Porsche 911 Turbo

"What a terrible day" current "Top Gear" host Chris Harris says as he climbs into his third performance dream machine of the day. Yes, it's raining on this particular day, but that's pretty much expected when you're in the United Kingdom. Regardless, Harris has the tough task of putting the Acura...

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More of the 2019 Audi A8 revealed in new teasers

Audi has released two new videos that reveal more of its upcoming fourth-generation A8 flagship sedan. Both videos only provide glimpses of the new sedan which will be revealed to the world on July 11, but they also show some of its cool new electronic driver aids in action. The first video...

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Audi adds 610-horsepower R8 Spyder V10 Plus to range

When the second-generation Audi R8 Spyder made its debut at the 2016 New York auto show, the range-topping V10 Plus model was noticeably missing. It turns out Audi was simply saving the best for last as it's now finally added the R8 Spyder V10 Plus to its range. There are no surprises here...

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Audi mulls full-size SUV to take on BMW X7, Mercedes GLS

BMW and Mercedes-Benz have the crossover segment largely locked down. Both German luxury brands offer a CUV or SUV to fit nearly anyone's space requirements. Audi can almost say the same, save for one glaring omission: a full-size SUV. The Audi Q7 is as large as the quad-ring brand goes currently...

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Opel CEO Neumann steps down, is tipped to take lead role at Audi

Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann confirmed on Monday he is stepping down. He will remain a member of the board until after General Motors' sale of Opel to French auto giant PSA Group is completed. The sale was announced in March and is expected to close in the coming months. Neumann's replacement...

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Report: VW may recruit Opel CEO Neumann to lead Audi

Reports out of Germany suggest Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann is planning to step down following General Motors' sale of Opel to French auto giant PSA Group. The sale was announced in March and is expected to close in the coming months. Neumann's potential departure from Opel was reported...

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Audi A5/S5 Sportback first drive review: a niche worth exploring

Those wacky Germans have found a way to explore every automotive niche known to man--and invent a few of their own. The BMW and Mercedes-Benz product lineups have grown to include every manner of coupe, convertible, sedan, crossover, coupe-like crossover, hatchback sedan, and veloco-transport, plus...

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