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Report: New next-gen Audi A6 to arrive in 2017, to be styled after Prologue Concept

AutoCar received some news on Audi’s latest bread and butter model, the next-gen A6. After speaking with Audi’s Marc Lichte, word is the new A6 is being prepped to be launched in 2017. Additionally, the new A6 is described to be modeled after the new Prologue Concept, which was revealed at the Los Angeles International […]

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The refreshed 2016 Audi A6 and A7 lineups revealed ahead of LA

The Audi A6 and A7 have been updated and motoring about for about a year now, except in Europe. Now, Audi will be introducing the newly refreshed US-spec versions of the A6 and the A7 at the Los Angeles Auto Show this month. Much like their refreshed European stablemates, the new A6 and A7 feature a […]

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Report: Audi to ax the A6 Hybrid due to low demand

*2015 Audi A6 TDI Pictured Audi seems to be pushing itself to the next level with new debuts and pioneering moves in the automotive industry. First is their quest to become the first automaker to offer a fully autonomous car and alternatively, there’s their mission to continue electrifying their lineup to keep electric and hybridized […]

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Report: Audi has no intent to compete against BMW and Tesla in race for EVs

Audi doesn’t seem to be phased by BMW’s and Tesla’s growing battle to produce luxury EVs according to UK’s WhatCar. Instead, Audi still stands by their investments into plug-in hybrid technology since apparently their customers prefer that over normal EVs, according to Audi’s Rupert Stadler, who spoke with the magazine. After some market research, Stadler said […]

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Report: Audi ditches its Multitronic CVT transmission, to be replaced by seven-speed DSG

Motoring.com down yonder in Australia reports that Audi is to discontinue their Multitronic CVT transmission, offered in various entry-level A4, A5, A6, and A7 models here and abroad. Taking its place will most likely be a Volkswagen-sourced seven-speed DSG automatic. According to the report, Audi’s senior engineer for driving behavior, Ralph Reigger, said that the CVT […]

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Report: Porsche and Audi are clamoring over platforms

Automobile Magazine reports that Audi and Porsche are in a little bit of a bind over agreements with modular platforms. According to the article, Porsche is a bit ticked at Audi because the Ingolstadt-automaker rejected Porsche’s latest Modular Standard Platform for adoption as a way to provide a backbone for the next generation Audi A6, A7 […]

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Report: Audi A8 e-tron in the works with diesel-electric V6

AutoExpress of the UK recently learned that Audi is working on a new e-tron version of the current A8, after speaking with chief technical officer, Ulrich Hackenberg. According to the finding, the new e-tron-ified A8 could sport a diesel-electric hybrid setup with a V6. This is unlike the next e-tron model to hit production, the […]

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2012 Car and Driver 10Best… and the winners are

CARandDRIVER has announced its 2012 CARandDRIVER 10Best winners for the year. “Over one week in September, and over a distance of more than 15,000 miles, our editors drove every new 2013 model under $80,000, as well as our returning winners, to bring you this year’s 10Best,” CARandDRIVER said – here’s the full list of winners. […]

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2012 LA: Audi Q7 TDI

2012 LA: Audi A8, A6, A7 and Q5 get TDI variants for the States

The Audi A8, A6, A7 and Q5 have landed in the United States with a diesel engine under the hood. All the Audi models will carry a 3.0 liter diesel unit making 240-hp and 406 lb-ft of torque. No fuel-economy or performance figures were released but we do have some details on the A8 TDI […]

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2013 Audi TDI Lineup

2012 LA Preview: Audi adding A8, A6, A7 and Q5 to its TDI diesel lineup

At the 2012 LA Auto Show, Audi will debut a new range of its TDI clean diesel models for the A8, A7, A6 and Q5. The addition of these four diesel models marks the first time Audi will feature a full lineup of TDI clean diesel vehicles in the United States along with the Q7 […]

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