Jalopnik Reviews: Audi A4 3.2 Quattro, Part 2

Exterior Design: ***
My man MCA's got a beard like a billy goat, which is exactly what the oversized grill on the A4 resembles. But, unlike on most people, the A4 rocks the goatee well. And it's got a little bit of flava in the headlight and taillamp treatments to give a little bit of soul to the normal Bauhaus… » 6/22/06 2:00pm 6/22/06 2:00pm

Jalopnik Reviews: 2006 Audi A3 3.2 Quattro DSG, Part 2

Exterior Design: **
You know this small station wagon thing is out of control when an Audi hatchback is a miniature version of a miniature version of the A6 Avant. With its gaping maw (never shown with a US license plate), the A3 s front end simply overwhelms the rear. Although we understand the need to differentiate… » 2/23/06 11:00am 2/23/06 11:00am

Jalopnik Reviews: 2006 Audi A3 3.2 Quattro DSG, Part 1

The manual transmission is dead. Long live DSG. Yes folks, it s true: the Direct Sequential Gearbox is ready to turn tripedalists into I remember when you had to coordinate your hands and feet like a flamenco dancer to drive to the record store old fogies. The last time I checked Audi s clever two-clutch paddle… » 2/22/06 1:41pm 2/22/06 1:41pm