Tag: Audi

New Munich Motor Show Shaping Up To Be An Underwhelming Affair, Only Three VW Group Brands Will Appear

The coronavirus pandemic threw a wrench into the auto show calendar, but one of the biggest changes was the death of the Frankfurt Motor Show. The German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) announced plans to move the show to Munich, following the expiration of their contract with Messe Frankfurt. The show is still slated […]

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Mercedes S-Class Vs. BMW 7-Series Vs. Audi A8: Which Is Germany’s Best Luxury Saloon?

The Mercedes S-Class, BMW 7-Series and Audi A8 are probably the most luxurious cars you can buy this side of a Rolls-Royce, but which one is the best? Carwow’s Mat Watson attempts to find out in this video, where he pits the three against each other in a competition not of performance, but luxury. One of […]

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Rare Rides: An Almost New Audi S8 From 2001 (Part II)

In Part I of the D2 Audi S8 story, we covered the foundations of the A8 as Audi attempted a do-over after the V8 Quattro. Today we’re all about S8. Coinciding with the development of the new 4.2-liter V8, Audi introduced the high-performance S8 to Europe in 1996. All examples were equipped with the 4.2, […]

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Rare Rides: An Almost New Audi S8 From 2001 (Part I)

Rare Rides has featured the predecessor of today’s sedan previously, in a very pearly 1990 V8 Quattro. After Audi spent a few years unsuccessfully trying to sell its first-ever attempt at a flagship full-size sedan, it took the lessons learned from the D1 and developed the D2 A8 and S8. Today we’ll focus primarily on […]

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QOTD: Does Hyundai’s 2021 Ioniq Hybrid Deserve Awards?

Hyundai’s 2021 Ioniq hybrid and plug-in hybrid received the Best Hybrid Car and Plug-In Hybrid awards from U.S. News & World Report. Our question is, are they the best hybrids or not? Did the right car(s) win? In this year’s Best Hybrid and Electric Cars awards, U.S. News & World Report identified seven eco-vehicle categories and […]

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Audi A6 e-tron Concept Gives Us An Electrifying Preview Of The Next A6

Hot on the heels of last week’s Q4 e-tron and the e-tron GT from earlier this year, Audi has unveiled the A6 e-tron concept at the 2022 Shanghai Motorshow. It’s said that the only thing this concept shares with the “traditional” A6 is its dimensions, measuring 4.96 m (195.3 in) long, 1.96 m (77.2 in) […]

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New 2022 Audi Q4 e-tron, XPeng P5 EV, 2022 Honda Civic And A Track-Ready Model 3: Your Morning Brief

Good morning and welcome to our daily digest of automotive news from around the globe, starting with… Can You Turn A Tesla Model 3 Into A 911 GT3 RS-Beating Track Missile? Teslas – or any EV for that matter – aren’t known for their rich aftermarket performance options. But that’s bound to change sooner or […]

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2022 Audi Q4 e-tron Electric SUVs Coming From Under $45k In RWD And AWD Forms

Audi has taken the wraps off two new additions to the e-tron family: the Q4 e-Tron and its slopped roof sibling, the Q4 e-Tron Sportback. With these compact electric SUV offerings, Audi hopes to expand their line-up, with the aim of offering more EVs in the US market than any other luxury manufacturer by the […]

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BMW M4 Vs. Mercedes-AMG C63 Vs. Audi RS5: Which Is The Quickest Premium Sports Coupe?

The BMW M4, Mercedes-AMG C63 and Audi RS5 are all great compact premium coupes with lots of performance, but which one takes the prize when you pit them against each other? One might argue that the Quattro all-wheel drive system of the Audi is hard to beat. Some might say that the twin-turbocharged V8 engine […]

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Audi Turns A7 Sportback Into The Procrustean A7L Sedan For China And We’re Not Impressed

<!––> <!––> The brand new Audi A7 L has just been snapped without any disguise during a photoshoot in China. Our eagle-eyed spy photographers first snapped the Audi A7 L undergoing testing late last year. It is based on the A7 Sportback we’re familiar with but in addition to having its wheelbase extended, it has […]

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Future EVs: All The Electric Sedans Coming Before 2023 That We Can’t Wait To Drive

The electric revolution is picking up pace so quickly it’s about to break out into a full-blown sprint. We’ve counted almost 50 EVs that will be on sale or unveiled over the next couple of years, and have grouped them together into market segments to make more sense of the barrage. This week, we’re looking […]

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2022 Subaru WRX, Genesis & Lexus EV Concepts, Mercedes EQS, Kia EV6 Outdrags A Lambo And Ferrari: Your Weekly Brief

Good morning and welcome to our weekly digest of automotive news from around the globe, starting with… 2022 Subaru WRX Will Be An Aggressively Styled, Concept-Inspired Weapon New renderings from Kolesa show how the Subaru could translate 2017’s VIZIV Performance concept to the road for the upcoming 2022 WRX sedan. Watch Kia’s EV6 Electric Car […]

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