You know, for science. See, the A8 TDI has both a very good highway fuel economy rating and a very large tank, and that means exceptional range. We tested our theory on this by seeing quite how far that range would be for a normal driver.
Chicago Jalops may recognize this as the northernmost point of Lake Shore Drive's outer highway, where LSD meets Sheridan Road and Broadway. It's about two blocks from my house, and the sweeping curve that leads to this intersection (pictured below) is right next to the park where a theatre production I'm in (…
Audi pushed hard for market credibility against Mercedes and BMW during the 1990s. The aluminum-framed A8 was a major step forward in that effort. Product planners in Ingolstadt wanted to find a way to build on their success.
As the world gears up to gape at the wedding of one Kate Middleton into the barrel of jug-eared inbreds known as the British royal family, Audi has figured out a way to turn the royals into silent spokesmodels.
While the debate boils in the United States about how many gadgets we should have in our dashboards, European makes are streaming ahead with broadband-quality wireless connections built-in. Will America lose an auto broadband race too?
Watch this video of an Audi A8 weaving in and out of snowpocalypse carnage outside of Greenbelt, MD during this month's storm and you'll think one of two things:
The 2011 Audi A8, unveiled last night in Miami, is loaded with gadgets — everything from handwriting recognition, terrain-predicting transmission controls and automatic turn signals. It's like Inspector Gadget's car — if he were a chauffeur-driven investment banker.
The 2011 Audi A8's finally been revealed live here in Miami and it's got an absolutely gorgeous set of new eyes along with new body panels and a 4.2-liter TDI engine. The new aluminum und shteel live in person below.
The 2011 Audi A8 is just about to be unveiled here in Miami, blending Aluminum und Steel und some really cool headlights. We haven't seen the car yet, but we have seen the frame, its balls and Lucy Liu.
Despite the gloomy Carpocalypse that has the rest of the automotive landscape in shambles; Audi AG has posted a record number of sales for 2008.
Friday we showed you the Death Race trailer which, for the most part, saw a fairly positive reaction from the Jalopnik commentariat rather than the savaging with reckless abandon we expected. But we're a fickle bunch round these parts so we should have expected nothing less than going against the grain. But we thought…
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…