Tag: Audi

Audi A1 quattro

Audi A1 quattro

It was only a matter of time before the A1 would get the quattro all-wheel drive system; a look at the PQ25 platform would have revealed that it was ready to incorporate drive to the rear wheels and now, Audi has done it. But even before the car appears in […]

KTM X-Bow R

KTM X-Bow R

KTM, the 77-year old Austrian manufacturer, is better known for its off-road motorcycles (though it also has a range of street machines) but it does also make one 4-wheeler and it’s a radical ready-to-race machine. Called the X-Bow, the open sportscar was first unveiled in 2008 and since then, it […]

Audi A7 3.0 Sportback

Audi A7 3.0 Sportback

Report/pictures by Aswan Yap Contributor/Motoring Columnist for New Sabah Times The Audi A7 Sportback, launched in Malaysia yesterday, is available for order from Euromobil, having only been launched roughly a year ago, at the Paris Motorshow. Priced at RM599,000 (without insurance), it is also available with an S-Line package which […]

2011 Audi Driving Experience in Malaysia

2011 Audi Driving Experience in Malaysia

There’s a saying the ‘the proof of the pudding is in the eating’ and today, carmakers are very strong believers in it … though in their case, it’s not ‘eating puddings’ but driving cars. And while most companies do nowadays offer test-drives to customers as a normal practice, the European […]

Audi A6 3.0 TFSI quattro

Audi A6 3.0 TFSI quattro

How the Malaysian car industry has changed… a decade ago, it took quite a while for a new model launched in Europe to be in Malaysian showrooms (disregarding the parallel imports which were often technically unsuitable for our market conditions). If the model was to be assembled locally, it would […]

Audi Urban Concept

Audi Urban Concept

Even in China’s new and modern cities, congestion is becoming common despite being planned in the past ten years with wider and more roads As more and more cars are sold each year, it’s obvious that traffic conditions will progressively worsen with congestion becoming common. New roads can’t be created […]

New Audi 1.8 TFSI engine

New Audi 1.8 TFSI engine

Audi has completely redesigned its 1.8-litre TFSI petrol engine which can now generate up to 320 Nm between 1400 and 3700 rpm, with peak power output of 170 bhp achieved at 3800 rpm. With a manual transmission, the Audi A5 Coupe powered by the new 4-cylinder engine is claimed to […]

Audi A1 is in Malaysia

Audi A1 is in Malaysia

The Audi A1 has officially arrived in Malaysia and its first public appearance will be at a 3-day roadshow from today until Sunday, June 26 2011, at the Pavilion KL in Bukit Bintang, as well as at Penang Straits Quay on Penang island. At the Pavilion showcase, there will be […]

Audi R8 Spyder chromed for charity

Audi R8 Spyder chromed for charity

The Audi R8 Spyder has a retail price of £117,710 (about RM578,000) in the UK but this week, someone paid £250,000 (about RM1.23 million) for a new one which was unique in that its bodywork was specially chrome-plated by Audi. The doubling of the price was not because of the […]

2011 Le Mans 24-Hours

2011 Le Mans 24-Hours

RESULTS 1.  Audi Sport Team Joest – Audi R18 TDI (LMP1 winner) 2. Team Peugeot Total – Peugeot 908 (LMP1) 3.  Peugeot Sport Total – Peugeot 908 (LMP1) 4.  Peugeot Sport Total – Peugeot 908 (LMP1)  5. Team Oreca-Matmut – Peugeot 908 HDI-FAP (LMP1)  6. Rebellion Racing – Lola B […]