Rare Rides: A 1983 Audi Ur-Quattro – the Start of it All

The Rare Ride seen here represented an important turning point in the history of all things automotive. A single vehicle which changed rallying and simultaneously made four-wheel drive a more realistic prospect for passenger cars. Presenting the Audi Quattro. Audi’s idea to add four-wheel drive to a production car came about in 1977, when one […]

It’s Always Leg Day in This Pedal-powered Audi A4 Avant

It’s an idea that seems stupid and brilliant all at once, and a Dutch firm wants it to find a home in Europe’s passenger cars. Europeans, often portrayed in films as sexy people with a penchant for rich foods and impeccably fashionable clothing, aren’t immune from the sedentary lifestyles and obesity afflicting their Western compatriots. […]

Volkswagen terminates the contract of embattled Audi CEO

Volkswagen has terminated the contract of suspended Audio CEO Rupert Stadler effective immediately. According to a press release, the decision appears to be mutual. Stadler cannot fulfill his duties to the company or board because he’s currently in pretrial detention. A press release notes that he “wishes to concentrate on his defence,” and as a […]

2019 Audi Q3 First Drive Review | No sophomore slump

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Design/Style,Audi,First Drives,Crossover,Luxury Audi’s compact crossover does a lot of growing up for round two. Continue reading 2019 Audi Q3 First Drive Review | No sophomore slump 2019 Audi Q3 First Drive Review | No sophomore slump originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 24 Sep 2018 18:01:00 EDT. Please […]

Audi Planning Luxurious A8 to Rival Mercedes-Maybach, Resurrection of Horch Name: Report

Audi’s fourth-generation A8 sedan is the pinnacle of the brand’s opulence, so long as you’re willing to ignore every model that begins with the letter R and the forthcoming Q8. Starting at $ 83,800 before destination, the A8 isn’t cheap. But it does represent a relative bargain compared to the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, a model which […]

The Audi e-tron all-electric SUV is here, and it may have just eaten Tesla’s lunch

Audi Audi e-tron, the first electric SUV from the German automaker, debuted in San Francisco on Monday night. Two electric motors will power the all-wheel-drive e-tron. A 95 kWh battery gives it an estimated 248-mile range on a full charge. The e-tron seats five passengers and its battery can be charged up to 80% capacity […]

VW Board Prepares to Decide Jailed Audi CEO’s Fate

Volkswagen’s supervisory board will meet on Monday to map out the future of Rupert Stadler, the suspended chief executive of its Audi brand. German outlet Der Spiegel reported on Friday that VW intends to decide whether or not Stadler, who has been in police custody since mid-June as part of a broader probe into the company’s […]

We drove a $67,000 Audi RS3 and found that it’s a 400-horsepower speed demon designed to take on the best from BMW and Mercedes

Benjamin Zhang/Business Insider The Audi RS3 is one of the latest offerings from the German luxury brand’s Audi Sport performance division. Audi Sport is cashing in on its racing success with a series of performance models wearing the “R” and “RS” designation. The RS3 is based on Audi’s subcompact A3 sedan, and it’s the most affordable […]