Porsche Cajun Sacrifices Two Doors To Corporate Cooperation

The Porsche Cajun, Porsche's next foray into SUVs due in 2013, will apparently only come with two doors, to avoid crashing the business of the Audi Q5 on which it's based. [German Car Blog/AutoBild] » 10/12/10 10:00am 10/12/10 10:00am

Audi Forces Humans To Do Mechanical Bidding, Build Q5

Audi released this clever TV spot depicting what looks to be a human wave creating a 2009 Audi Q5 and all of its mechanical bits for its Asian premiere at the Audi Grand Motor Show. » 3/24/09 9:40am 3/24/09 9:40am

Audi Q5: Made From Cardboard Boxes

Who knew the 2009 Audi Q5 was built from cardboard boxes? We thought BMW, with their melts-when-wet GINA light visionary concept, was the only automaker with a paper-based vehicle. » 1/28/09 9:30am 1/28/09 9:30am

Audi Surpasses 1 Million Mark In Annual Global Sales

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. » 1/08/09 6:30pm 1/08/09 6:30pm

ABT Sportsline Tunes Audi Q5, Thinks SUV Means "Particularly Sporty"-UV

ABT, let's talk. Listen, we've been friends for a while now and you often build amazingly badass modified Audis » 8/22/08 12:45pm 8/22/08 12:45pm. But the ABT Audi Q5 is just too much. We opened up your email today showing off the modified Audi Q5 along with a press release, and it took us a moment to overcome the 'Are they serious?' moment we had. We…

Audi Q5 Spied Enjoying The Sights And Sounds Of Malibu

A reader over at the Burlapp Car Page snapped a photo of a completely unmasked 2009 Audi Q5 in Malibu basking in the warm glow of the brilliant Pacific sun. We assume this is an early tester out measuring how many and what kind of Jamba Juice containers will fit in the cupholders. Though the Audi Q5 leans a bit heavy… » 7/29/08 2:15pm 7/29/08 2:15pm

2009 Audi Q5 Revealed, Officially

Not like anyone went to the trouble of revealing the 2009 Audi Q5 un-officially, but the point is the wraps have now come off the new Small-UV from Auto Union this morning ahead of the live reveal at this week's Beijing Motor Show. What more is there to say about this overgrown jellybean other than the press release… » 4/19/08 9:00am 4/19/08 9:00am

Audi Q5 Spied Taking Right Turn

These are absolutely the most exciting shots of the pending Audi Q5 we've ever seen. They've got us sitting right at the edge of our seats. Watch in excitement as the latest pointless utility vehicle makes a dramatic low speed right turn on a road winding lazily through an empty field. Ponder in amazement what reason… » 4/17/08 11:20am 4/17/08 11:20am

Was Ist Das? Neue Photos of The Audi Q5

We were so busy with the Q7 review, it seems the newly minted Autobild artists renditions slipped right by us. Our German is rusty (more like seized up) so we're going to treat these with kid gloves, but it looks like a new interpretation of details on the BMW X3 fighter. Even though some of these images are really… » 2/15/08 9:30am 2/15/08 9:30am

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

Report: Audi Q5 to Debut at Los Angeles Auto Show

We've already seen countless prototypes caught by the long-lens set. Now, according to Automotive News, Audi's new small SUV/crossover and younger debutante sister to the Q7 — that is, the Q5 — will receive its coming out at the LA auto show later this month. Apparently, Audi's competitor to the BMW X3 and upcoming… » 11/01/07 9:30am 11/01/07 9:30am

2009 Audi Q5, From Above

It could be wearing a wetsuit, or just a nice gabardine number, but AutoExpress spies caught Audi's midsize Q5 SUV. AE says the smaller Q-truck be fitted with Audi's twin-clutch S tronic automated manual box (Volkswagen's DSG), along with Audi's updated Quattto system and an automated drive control system that adjusts… » 9/26/07 10:18am 9/26/07 10:18am

Audi Q5, Nearly There

Audi's entry in the small-SUV sweepstakes is nigh, and spy photogs caught it with only some of its skivvies on. The shots reveal the Q5 mid-mini ute sporting Audi's latest design tropes introduced with the A5 this past year. That is, a combination of heightened surface tension (a la BMW) and heightened curvaceousness,… » 7/26/07 9:30am 7/26/07 9:30am

Audi Q5 in Canvas

Please to ignore that man under the potato sack. He's allegedly driving the upcoming Audi Q5, which if all goes according to conjecture, will debut in 2009. Car insists a 400-hp Porsche-tuned version of the small SUV is forthcoming, though the Stuttgarters have said nein to that noise. Nonetheless, the new ute will be… » 7/10/07 9:42am 7/10/07 9:42am

Porsche To Add Lightness, Insanity: The Roxster Is Nigh

Update: And now we're under the back fence. Porsche has just released a statement claiming nein, there will be no baby-SUV. However, if they did indeed grad the moniker Roxster, we have some advice for them. Stuff the twin-turbo V8 into the middle of the Cayman. That's a Roxster. » 5/25/07 9:15am 5/25/07 9:15am

Shanghai Auto Show: Audi Cross Coup Concept Reveal

We popped down the river's edge last night to check out the debut of Audi's Cross Coup Concept, which seems to be a big, throbbing hint at the direction the Q5 crossover will take. Audi desing honcho Stefan Sielaff pointed out that the tallights are of the "utmost precision," while we seem to recall that company boss… » 4/19/07 7:45pm 4/19/07 7:45pm

Coming Soon to a Decade Near You: The Audi A7

No Audi's not done deriving new models, considering there are still a couple of counting numbers it hasn't yet appropriated. For instance, it's been a year since we've heard anything new about the coming Audi A7/S7, a new coupeish four-door set to challenge the Mercedes CLS by 2009. Ditto for the Q5 small SUV. Now,… » 3/19/07 3:18pm 3/19/07 3:18pm

Spy Photos: Audi Q5 Test Mule

It's been so long since we've heard a peep from Audi's Q5 small ute program that we'd almost forgotten it was in play. If you hadn't heard, the company is reportedly building a smaller SUV to slot in below the Q7 and compete with the BMW X3, Land Rover Freelander and on-the-way Mercedes GLK. Now, spies — who caught… » 9/21/06 8:50am 9/21/06 8:50am

New Audi Q5 Ute Confirmed for Inglostadt Production

We were just sitting here listening to our Bo Bice album s and playing Risk with ourself (we win!), when in comes an e-mail from The German Car Blog. It seems the old Auto Union boys have announced (in German) that the long-awaited little brother to the new Audi Q7, the Q5, will be built At Audi Werk Ingolstadt on the… » 5/19/06 7:40am 5/19/06 7:40am

New Audi Q5 Crossover: Definite! Maybe!

The boys at The German Car Blog found a piece in Germany's Auto Motor und Sport indicating the Audi Q5 "has been officially announced as possible." (We're already popping theoretical bottles of champagne in mock celebration.) Still, we hear the Q5 could make its debut as early as the Geneva show next month, and … » 2/02/06 6:38am 2/02/06 6:38am