The Opposite Locker - Edition XXX

This is The Opposite Locker where we try and sort out the cool from the square. You are free to discuss your point of view of the cars, on the board and up to bat, within the comments with an optional use of the "Anna Kendrick Test." This is a discussion system detailing how cool a car is, not how fast, fun, or frivolous … » 7/22/13 12:52pm 7/22/13 12:52pm

Holy Crap! How Did Anyone Survive This Explosive Audi Crash?

At first, when Douglas's dad woke him up around 3:00 am to say there was a crash outside their house in suburban Vancouver, it wasn't a shock. More than a dozen cars have ended up in their lawn over the last twenty years. The shock didn't come until Douglas saw the flaming Audi A7 split in half and roasting in a… » 4/30/12 3:00pm 4/30/12 3:00pm

Audi sponsors Stephen Colbert's sailboat

None other than old Jalopnik friend Stephen Colbert showed up for the North American debut of the Audi A7. Apparently, Audi is sponsoring his boat in a race from Charleston to Bermuda. Awesome cameo is awesome. » 4/20/11 3:00pm 4/20/11 3:00pm

Audi To Release Mysterious New Model For 100th Anniversary

Audi's getting ready to celebrate its 100th anniversary in July and according to their presser, they'll be unveiling a new model. However, they're not saying what it'll be. Could it be the Audi R8 Spyder? » 5/04/09 4:00pm 5/04/09 4:00pm

Audi Drops Sketches Of A5 Cabrio, Sportback, A7 And Next-Gen A8

Eschewing trite teaser images » 10/27/08 4:00pm 10/27/08 4:00pm, Audi has instead given us some actual eye candy, providing official design sketches of four upcoming models: the and Sportback, the all-new four-door coupe and the 2011 . While the A5 Cabrio looks pretty much like a topless A5 coupe, the is unique for not looking at all like a…

2010 Audi A7 Caught Testing, Crashing Near The Nürburgring

This Audi A7 » 9/17/08 12:15pm 9/17/08 12:15pm mule was spied in Germany, but not ripping up the Nürburgring like you would expect. Rather, it was too busy bouncing off guardrails on a small country road located just off the racing circuit. It appears that the accident didn't involve any other vehicles (), and the driver is said to be fine, but we…

2009 Audi A7 Debuts Hilarious New Concept In Camouflage

Looking like your Great Aunt Edna in a flowing muumuu, the 2009 Audi A7 camouflaging strategy has taken a turn for the hilarious. Instead of the traditional "tape and blocks," or "crazy looking vinyl decals," Audi has decided on "giant brown tarp with holes cut in it" as the easiest way to keep prying eyes off its new… » 6/17/08 8:30am 6/17/08 8:30am

Audi Engine Strategy Through 2011 Leaked

Someone in the know over at Audiblog.nl has spilled forth a detailed list of all Audi brand engines for all models through the 2011 calender year — and the release dates for new models. In addition to the big engine news, the leakers claim that we'll be seeing the rumored Audi A7 model in June of 2010, as well as an S7 … » 5/29/08 1:40pm 5/29/08 1:40pm

2009 Audi A7 Breaks Its Elusive Cover

Looks like the Audi A5 isn't the only one stirring things up lately. WorldCarFans has posted spy photos they claim to be the long (looooong) rumored Audi A7. Their spy shots look like a test mule wearing an A6 suit that's a little bit too small but we still like what we see. The track is stretched a bit as is the… » 1/30/08 9:08pm 1/30/08 9:08pm

Another Smuggled Audi Sketch: Audi A7

They started with the Audi R8 targa and A1, now the UK's Car magazine is completing its sketchy trifecta with a drawing of what could be the Audi A7. They say an insider smuggled the art from Audi's design studio in Ingolstadt, (though there's little information verifying the images' veracity). Nonetheless, the A7 is… » 7/27/07 8:31am 7/27/07 8:31am