2009 Audi A5 Convertible Pictures Leak Out Ahead Of Official Unveil

The 2009 Audi A5 Convertible, the latest in a long line of four-seat Audi soft tops, appears to have gotten a bit of an early unveil thanks to a photo leak onto the net. The most notable feature is the canvas roof, bucking the hard-on-top trend made popular by Mercedes, BMW, Lexus IS250C and Infiniti G37 Convertible by … » 12/02/08 5:55pm 12/02/08 5:55pm

Audi A5 2.0 TDI Nearly As Econonomical As A Prius

Proving once and for all that it hates freedom, Audi has begun selling a 44 MPG (US) version of the A5 in Europe, but not here. The Audi A5 » 11/06/08 3:20pm 11/06/08 3:20pm 2.0 TDI makes 170 HP and 258 lb-ft at just 1,750 RPM. Mated with a standard six-speed manual, that means it can hit 60 MPH in just 8.3 seconds, too. A classy coupe that’s almost…

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…

Audi Backs Traffic Project To Get Cars Talking To Traffic Lights,…

Audi has thrown its weight behind "Travolution," a German traffic light communication management system trying to smooth traffic flow and reduce congestion. The system works by way of 46 smart traffic lights installed in Audi's home town of Ingolstadt which communicate with specially equipped Audi A5s and A6s. The cars… » 9/19/08 10:15am 9/19/08 10:15am

Audi RS5 Caught Getting Hot In The California Desert

Audi's engineers did a fairly poor job of concealing the Audi RS5, the much-anticipated super-super GT from Audi, from the KGP photographers patrolling the California desert. The revised and menacing front bumper, silver side mirrors and lack of fog lamps is a fairly sure giveaway that this is the supremely sporty… » 8/21/08 12:20pm 8/21/08 12:20pm

2009 Audi A5 Cabrio To Go Soft?

With all the rumors swirling and expectations high for a drop-top version of the Audi A5, we knew we should expect the inevitable spy photos of the 2010 Audi A5 Cabrio (or convertible, if you'd prefer) to show up sooner or later. Though we weren't completely sure whether it would have a good ol' rag top or a folding… » 6/10/08 9:40am 6/10/08 9:40am

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

Audi A5 Sportback Possibly in Works

AutoBild is reporting (in German) that in calendar week 13 of 2009, Audi has a new model in the werks dubbed the A5 Sportback. Little is known about this possible new offering, but Autobild is going against the prevailing wisdom that the Sportback will be a wagon-like offering, saying it will compete in the emerging… » 1/24/08 9:16pm 1/24/08 9:16pm