Tag Archives: Audi A7

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: Next generation Volkswagen CC may be styled after A7

The rumor mill reports by way of MotorTrend that the Volkswagen CC may be modeled after the A7, specifically with its “shooting brake”-like fastback design. After speaking with VW of America’s CEO, Michael Horn, word is that the completely redesigned CC is due in about two years. Though as usual, he kept details to a minimum. […]

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Report: Audi will release 17 new models this year

Expected to invest over $30 billion in new products and technology and manufacturing campuses in Brazil and Mexico over the next five years, Audi generates the largest earnings of the Volkswagen Group brands and is set to continue offsetting the significant costs of VW’s bid to unseat Toyota as the world’s largest automaker. Though cars […]

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Report: Audi working on fuel-cell technology by expanding fleet with an A7-based model

AutoCarUK reports that Audi is in the midst of developing an A7-based hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle as auto makers move on from exploring electric powertrains. Hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles are once again gaining some exposure in the spotlights because fuel-cells generate electricity by simply combusting hydrogen. Chemistry and physics majors would kindly note that any sort of […]

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Report: Maserati working on Ghibli four-door coupe to compete with Audi A7 and Mercedes CLS

MotorTrend reports that Maserati is apparently speeding up the development of a new smaller sedan. Because the Quattroporte has in some ways matured to better compete against the BMW 7-Series, Mercedes-Benz S-Class, and the Audi A8, Maserati seeks to bridge the competition even closer with a mid-sized sedan. Check out more news on the Maserati Quattroporte. […]

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2013 Detroit: 2014 Audi RS7 Top Story

Report: Audi RS7 debut at 2013 Detroit Auto Show, Q3 RS coming soon

In my opinion, the sexiest Audi out right now is the A7 and the S7. The Audi S7 is the top-of-the-line high-performance version which is powered by a 4.0 TFSI twin-turbo V8 making 420-hp and 405 lb-ft of torque. While that’s pretty fast, Audi is reportedly working on some thing faster – the Audi RS7. […]

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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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