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Report: The next Audi TT RS could have over 400hp

Austrailian media reportedly heard that Audi’s next TT RS should sport at least 400hp from a deeply-massaged turbocharged 2.5L five-cylinder. The sprint from 0-62is expected to occur in jus four seconds, though there was no indication as to what kind of cog swapper would be serving duty. As with the past TT RS, expect more […]

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Report: Is the Audi RS3 coming stateside?

Audi enthusiasts site, Fourtitude, reports that Audi could be bringing an RS3 sedan to our shores, which sounds like they’re just making the S4 completely pointless from a performance standpoint. According to the report, Audi of America employees gathered in Maryland for a meeting, where sources were able to provide some hints at to this possibility. […]

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Report: The Audi R8 e-tron weighs 4,056lbs

AutoCar recently received some more details about the new Audi R8 e-tron, their idea of what an all-electric supercar should be. While the traditional gas Audi R8 receives a V10 in different degrees of tune, it only weighs 3,428lbs for the standard model while the S model weighs an impressive 3,205lbs. The e-tron version on […]

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Motorsports: Audi unveils new R18 prototype for 2015

Here’s something you don’t hear very often: the boys from Ingolstadt certainly have their work cut out for them this season. After surrendering the World Endurance Championship title to Toyota last year and winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans only because their faster rivals broke down, you can be sure Audi would love nothing […]

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Test Drive: 2015 Audi A3 Cabriolet by AutoNation

Audi has gone to many many far lengths just to fill pretty much every gap and niche in existence with the automotive market. This latest A3 Cabriolet is no different, serving up entry-level droptop fun in a compact package. What’s its competition? Not much really, but traditionally, the A3 competes against the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class, the […]

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Report: Audi’s new Q6 e-tron due in 2018 with 500hp

Audi is working overtime to launch some new models, one of which is this new highly-anticipated Q6 e-tron all-electric crossover, designed specifically to combat the new Tesla Motors Model X. The new all-electric Q6 is expected to don a serious EV powertrain. The base model should be offering 300hp and the mid-level model serving up […]

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Report: The next-gen Audi A8 delayed to 2017 for autonomous driving R&D

The next-gen Audi A8 is reportedly being delayed until 2017 because Ingolstadt needs more time to perfect their autonomous driving tech. Audi’s been promising the A8 to be one of the first cars available with a fully-autonomous drive system. But due to some drawbacks with the design of the electrics the reveal of the carl’s […]

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Report: Audi’s next-gen A4 reveal for Frankfurt due in September

Audi has a big event due in September–the reveal of the next-generation A4 at the Frankfurt Auto Show in September. The new model will be entering its ninth generation, colloquially named the B9 A4, which is a pretty big story considering the A4 is one of Audi’s most popular selling models. It’ll be built on […]

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Report: Audi’s Q7 e-tron should be offered in US and China as a gas-hybrid

Audi revealed one of the key variants to their all-new Q7 lineup, the Q7 e-tron hybrid. The version revealed at the Geneva Show recently was of the diesel-hybrid type, one of the first of its kind to hit the mainstream market, but the first in its segment to feature such a setup. Diesel-hybrids are getting […]

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Report: Low interest is what killed Audi’s R8 V8 and manual offering

The new Audi R8 is out and if you haven’t learned already, the R8 is only going to come with a V10 in various types of tune. Yup, that means you can no longer get the R8 with a V8 and a manual shifter. The cause: low demand. Majority of R8 buyers have been getting […]

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