Tag: Audi

Audi crosslane coupe concept

Audi crosslane coupe concept

Audi’s crosslane coupe concept car provides a glimpse of the future shape of design, along with automotive and drive concepts. An entirely new fusion of technology, engineering and design, it also gives hints of the design language of Audi’s future Q models. The highlight of the concept car is its […]

FAMILIARITY BREEDS CONTENTMENT (AUDI A3 2.0 TDI SE)

FAMILIARITY BREEDS CONTENTMENT (AUDI A3 2.0 TDI SE)

YES, you are looking at the new Audi A3. No, your eyes aren’t deceiving you – it does look an awful lot like the last one. Frankly, given the A3’s track record, it’s hardly surprising that Audi’s designers resisted the urge to radically alter a winning formula. Still, if it […]

3rd Generation Audi A3 Sportback 5-door

3rd Generation Audi A3 Sportback 5-door

Audi  has announced its new A3 Sportback with five doors, the new generation having been first seen at this year’s Geneva Motorshow in 3-door form. Now in its third generation since 1996, it is almost similar in size than the previous generation but has a wheelbase that is 58 mm […]

Audi wins 2012 World Endurance Championship

Audi wins 2012 World Endurance Championship

Halfway through the World Endurance Championship (WEC), Audi has already clinched the manufacturer’s title for 2012 as the Audi R18 e-tron Quattro driven by Marcel Fassler, Andre Lotterer/Benoît Treluyer won the fourth round at Silverstone in England over the weekend. After 4 titles in the World Rally World Championship (between […]

2013 R8 gets more show and go

2013 R8 gets more show and go

It seems scarcely believable, but the R8 is now six years old. Hardly looks like it doesn’t it? It boggles the mind that it has stood the test of time as well as it has, looking just as graceful and futuristic today as it did in 2006. Audi has just […]

Audi Q3 launched in Malaysia

Audi Q3 launched in Malaysia

Downsizing models is the in-thing now as manufacturers understand that an increasing number of customers no longer feel comfortable owning a large vehicle. Concerns about rising fuel costs lead many to pick something smaller the next time they buy a new car. This applies just as much in the premium […]

The best engines of 2012

The best engines of 2012

The International Engine of the Year Awards have become an eager-anticipated event each year as the industry (and motoring enthusiasts) await the choices of the global jury consisting of some of the world’s most respected and popular motoring journalists. This year, the jury’s overall winner was Ford’s 1-litre 3-cylinder turbocharged […]

Audi buys Ducati

Audi buys Ducati

CAR MANUFACTURER Audi has bought the famous Italian motorbike manufacturer Ducati for an unconfirmed sum of around £705 million, including all debt attached to the firm. The Volkswagen-owned prestige car brand was rumoured to be interested in the motorbike firm, and its purchase now means that Audi will go head-to-head […]

2012 Audi A4

Currently in its eighth generation, over 10 million units of the A4 have been sold worldwide and for 2012, enhancements raise the bar for the executive saloon which has even more striking looks, and new and revised engines for even greater fuel economy of up to 21%. Available from today, […]