Fiat 500 Sacrificed By Audi Q7 To Encourage Crash Compatibility…

This week ADAC, the German auto club, tried to convince automakers to consider small car crash compatibility when designing larger cars by obliterating a Fiat 500 with an Audi Q7. The point ADAC was trying to make is not that the Fiat 500 is unsafe — it actually scores five stars in Euro NCAP testing where the Audi Q7… » 7/30/08 1:20pm 7/30/08 1:20pm

Iron Man Producers Gives Audi Happy Ending After Destroying R8s

Having driven both the Audi R8 and the Audi Q7, we have to say that although we enjoy driving both, Iron Man Director and Producer Jon Favreau goes a little over the top talking about these two beautiful babies. Yes indeed folks, the theatrical release of Iron Man is just days away and the marketing machine is kicking… » 4/30/08 12:30pm 4/30/08 12:30pm

Jalopnik Drives Hybrid Technologies Lithium-Powered Super Car

Hardigree and I drove our respective red supercars at roughly the same time yesterday. While he went for the flashy Audi R8 V12 LeMans TDI Prototype and was escorted through traffic like a Russian Oil Baron by a phalanx of Audi Q7s, I hopped into the Hybrid Technologies Lithium Powered Super Car with the guy who built… » 3/21/08 9:00am 3/21/08 9:00am

Audi Q7 Coastline Concept Is A Real Land Yacht

Just in case you thought the new Q7 V12 TDI wasn't ridiculous enough with its 757.5 lb-ft of torque, Audi has made this nautically-themed Q7 Coastline Concept. Though we've gotta say that while this thing certainly is a land yacht, Audi missed the boat by not fully capitalizing on the maritime theme. First off, any … » 3/03/08 8:20am 3/03/08 8:20am

2009 Audi Q7 V12 TDI Revealed With Unbelievably Powerful Diesel Engine

While we were playing with Audi's smaller V8-powered diesel Q7 (thanks to the folks at Honeywell), it looks like the multi-ringed brand was working on taking the rocket-powered powerhouse of an SUV to a whole new oil-burning level with the new Audi Q7 V12 TDI. With the new bigger, longer and more uncut diesel engine… » 3/01/08 6:18pm 3/01/08 6:18pm

Purported Audi Internal Product Release Schedule Leaks on to Internet,…

A number of Audi fan forums across the internet have a spreadsheet showing up that purportedly shows a list of each and every product launch in Germany for 2008 (high-res shot here). Included in the spreadsheet are such noted notables as the Q5 and Q7 V12 TDI at the end of the third quarter, the Audi TT-S listed in… » 12/04/07 7:45am 12/04/07 7:45am