Archive for the ‘Audi’ Category

Audi wears all mirrored-up paintwork

Posted: September 19, 2009 in Audi


Along with the S5 Sportback and the R8 Spyder, Audi also displayed an R8 5.2 FSI show car that is dressed up in chrome. No other upgrades are visible, and the 5.2 liter FSI V10 under the hood is able to deliver 525HP and is the same engine that powers the freshly-launched R8 Spyder.

Audi to Build Q5 in India

Posted: September 3, 2009 in Audi

Audi AG said it will start assembling the Q5 luxury sport-utility vehicle in India from March to save on steep import taxes and compete with BMW AG, Daimler AG and Porsche AG in the world’s second-fastest growing major economy.

“India is the second country after Germany where the Q5 will be assembled,” Benoit Tiers, Audi India’s managing director, told reporters while announcing the introduction of the new version of the Q7 SUV.

The New Audi A5 Sportback

Posted: July 15, 2009 in Audi

The brand with the four rings leads the pack with a new vehicle concept: The Audi A5 Sportback combines the best of different automotive worlds. It is as emotional and elegant as a coupe, as comfortable as a sedan, and as practical as an Avant.

The Sportback joins the Coupé and Cabriolet as the third member of the A5 model family – and at the same time creates a new segment. (more…)

The new 2010 hatchback Audi A3 will sport the new TDI clean diesel technology. The A3 was first seen at the Detroit Auto Show 2009, but Audi has released a TDI clean diesel vehicle before (the Q7).

TDI clean diesel is an eco-friendly technology that reduces harmful emissions without sacrificing performance. However, going green has a price—namely the cost of diesel fuel and the overall cost of the car, which goes up due to its 4-cylinder diesel engine.