The 2016 Audi A3 Sportback E-Tron Is A Fun Hybrid Oddball, But Who's Going To Buy One?

Here’s a neat little recipe for a car. Take one part premium badge, one part economy car, make it not only a hybrid but a plug-in hybrid with 14 miles of all-electric range, move it with a six-speed dual-clutch gearbox, and make sure it tops out at almost $50,000, before tax credits. Never asked for that sandwich?… »11/10/15 12:06pm11/10/15 12:06pm


How To Squeeze 830 Miles Out Of One Tank Of Fuel And Remain Sane...ish

I'm not going to lie: I'm pretty delighted that I (and my partner) won Audi's TDI Challenge, where nine Diesel A3s attempted to drive from Albuquerque to San Diego on a single tank of Diesel. Part of why I'm delighted is because winning means it's over, since it was a pretty miserable process. Here's how we did it. »10/20/14 10:04am10/20/14 10:04am

Audi A3 Concept is aluminum und four doors und a hot-ass engine

Audi has explored the possibility of adding a four-door sedan body style to the A3 range since time immemorial. Or at least for the past year or two. Yesterday the German automaker all about "aluminum und shteel" basically officially confirmed it, releasing the first official sketches of this A3 Concept ahead of its… »2/21/11 8:30am2/21/11 8:30am