Tag: Audi

Growing Family: Audi’s E-Tron Sportback Debuts in L.A.

And then there were two. Volkswagen Group, which is leading the (mainstream) charge on vehicle electrification, has a second high-end electric vehicle to tempt cozy greenies, and like its sibling, its styling aims to comfort, not repel. The Audi E-Tron Sportback (“e-tron” Sportback in Audi parlance) is a slightly more curvaceous, sportier version of the […]

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Audi E-Tron Sportback: That’s More Like It

Electric crossovers are becoming a staple of the Los Angeles Auto Show and Audi has used the event to unveil the new e-tron Sportback. Essentially a sportier version of the standard e-tron, the Sportback is a stylish crossover coupe with an electric powertrain. The front end is instantly recognizable and features a prominent Singleframe grille with a […]

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Audi Bringing Its A-Game To The 2019 LA Auto Show With Sporty Models Galore

Audi will unveil its second fully electric production model, the e-tron Sportback, at the 2019 LA Auto Show later this week. The e-tron Sportback will join a new suite of RS models in Southern California, such as the all-new RS6 and RS7, as well as the first-ever RS Q8, the latter also making its world […]

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2020 Audi Q5 Caught Testing In The Snow Before Next Year’s Debut

Winter is almost here in the northern hemisphere and Audi has already started cold weather testing of the facelifted Q5. The prototype snapped by our spy photographers in Scandinavia continues to keep the camouflage that prevents us from seeing some of the changes. Nonetheless, when it debuts, likely in the first quarter of next year, […]

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Audi RS3 And Seat Leon Cupra R ST ABT Take On The Mercedes-AMG G63

An interesting drag race brought together three cars from different classes that have one thing in common: injecting drivers with a large dose of adrenaline. The first contender is the beastly Mercedes-AMG G63, a 2.5-ton (~5,500 lbs) weighing super SUV with good off-road capabilities that packs a 585 PS (577 hp / 430 kW) and […]

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Volkswagen Boosts Tech Spending to $66 Billion Over Five Years

<img data-attachment-id="1697262" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1553553155-2.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="vw ev charging volkswagen logo" data-image-description=" nrqemi/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1553553155-2-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1553553155-2-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1697262″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1553553155-2-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1553553155-2-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1553553155-2-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1553553155-2-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1553553155-2-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1553553155-2-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1553553155-2.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Volkswagen Group has decided to increase spending on the development of electric and digital technologies […]

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2020 Audi S8 Coming To LA, A8 TFSI e PHEV Confirmed For U.S.

Audi’s stand at the 2019 LA Auto Show will be quite crowded, as the German automaker has just announced the all-new 2020 S8 will be present as well. The performance luxury sedan will join two world premieres at the show, the e-tron Sportback all-electric crossover and RS Q8 high-performance SUV, as well as another U.S. […]

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Consumer Reports Names The Chevrolet Camaro And Colorado The Least Reliable Cars In America

Consumer Reports has released its Annual Auto Reliability Survey which found a number of automakers have improved over the past year. While the publication has publicly criticized Tesla in the past, the company’s reliability has climbed from last year. As a result, both the Model 3 and Model S have received the coveted “Recommend” rating. […]

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Production Audi E-Tron Sportback Teased, Will Be Joined In LA By RS Q8

We already knew that the production-spec e-tron Sportback was going to be Audi’s main exhibit at the 2019 LA Auto Show and now we also learn it will be joined by the RS Q8 high-performance SUV. Audi will therefore have two world premieres at California’s main auto show, as well as a North American debut […]

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2020 Audi S8 Does 0-62 MPH In 3.8 Seconds, LWB Version Coming To America

Audi gave the world a preview of its all-new S8 high-performance flagship in July but now it’s time for the full monty, including full specs, a big photo gallery, and videos. At the heart of the 2020 Audi S8 resides a 4.0-liter TFSI twin-turbo V8 gasoline engine with mild-hybrid technology producing 571 PS (563 HP) […]

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