See How The 2016 Audi A4 Is Different From The Old A4 (Not Much)

There’s a new Audi A4 for 2016, and it’s bigger and lighter and better. Every body panel has been redesigned, yet you can tell instantly that it’s an Audi A4. As always, Audi has taken the evolutionary approach, and you can tell each little change was handled with as much gravity and focus as each footstep of a… » 6/29/15 6:01pm 6/29/15 6:01pm

Does The Audi RS3 Usher In The Age Of The Hyper Hatch?

The motoring press came up with the term “hypercar” when fast-moving objects like the Porsche 918, the McLaren P1 and the LaFerrari started opening dimensional portals around the likes of a 911 Turbo S, the 458 Italia or the 12C. Now, Audi is kind of doing a little bit of the same with the RS3. Which is coming to… » 6/18/15 8:00pm 6/18/15 8:00pm

Audi RS5 Cabrio - Feel the wind in your hair... and your wallet

There are not a whole lot of four-passenger, two-door convertible vehicles out there on the market. It’s a weird category occupied by unique offerings. One such offering is the Audi A5. If you want a little more juice you jump to the Audi S5. There’s more out there though, and it arrives in the form of the Audi RS5… » 6/18/15 11:05am 6/18/15 11:05am

Audi Will Charge An Extra $18,000 To Have Your S3 Look Like A Skittle

There is an ongoing debate in the VW/Audi community as to whether or not the S3 is worth the premium over the similarly powered, and more practical Golf R. Our friend Matt Farah, thinks the four-rings are worth the extra coin, but would you pay over $16,000 to get special paint and a fancy interior? » 6/05/15 9:22am 6/05/15 9:22am

BMW, Audi, And Mercedes-Benz Want To Buy Nokia’s Maps To Fend Off Google

Keeping with old the adage of the enemy of my enemy is my friend, Germany’s Big Three are working together to buy a controlling stake in Nokia’s Here mapping unit. The move is partially to keep it out of the hands of Google, Apple, or Facebook, but mainly to give the automakers a leg up on both self-driving vehicles… » 5/06/15 6:17pm 5/06/15 6:17pm

Spa Shows What Happens When Hybrid Prototypes Run Out Of Electric Power

Let this insane three-way battle between the #8 Audi, #17 Porsche and #7 Audi LMP1-class World Endurance Championship prototypes illustrate all the fun nuances of hybrid race cars. Running out of the added electric power must hit you like a brick when you’re in the middle of a battle like this.
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The Mad Genius Of VW's Former Chairman And His Legacy Of Audacious Cars

Volkswagen Group board chairman Ferdinand Piëch stunned the business world this weekend by quitting in a huff (or getting ousted, depending on who you ask) following a very public disagreement with the board over who his successor will be. As he departs the company, I have to wonder what he’s taking with him. » 4/28/15 12:33pm 4/28/15 12:33pm