Showing posts in the category of Audi A4

Imagining the 2016 Audi A4 B9 is Like Watching a Sloth Sprint

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Check out these new renderings that attempt to interpret the spirit of the next Audi A4 sedan's design.

New Jaguar XE Versus Rivals: Which is the Most Desirable? [w/Poll]

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Jaguar is finally back in the compact exec game, after its so-so attempt with the fwd-biased Ford Mondeo-based X-Type.

New Mercedes-Benz C-Class Takes on its Main Rivals from BMW and Audi

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As the newest model in this group, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class should normally surpass its competitors, the BMW 3-Series and the Audi A4, but is it really like that?

Spied: Audi Trots Out First Test Mules for Next A4

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With Mercedes having just renewed the C-Class and the BMW 3-Series F30 being on the market for only two and-a-half years, Audi's A4 is the oldest of the German compact exec sedans.

Four New Audi Models to Gain TT’s Fancy Digital Gauge Cluster by 2015

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One of the reasons why the new Audi TT’s interior is so clean, neat and uncluttered is the fact that it no longer has a screen mounted atop the center stack; it is the first to feature this new design digital gauge cluster, which according to reports, will be carried over to four additional models by the year 2015.

Audi Reportedly Delays Next-Gen A4 and Q7 for Design Changes

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While Mercedes-Benz and BMW have fresh and relatively fresh offerings in the mid-size segment (C-Class, 3-Series) and the full-size SUV class (ML-Class, X5), Audi is delaying the launch of the next-generation A4 and Q7 because R&D boss Ulrich Hackenberg is unhappy with their design.

Audi’s New A4, A5 and A6 Ultra Models Average between 3.9 and 4.6 L/100KM (60.3-51.1 MPG US)

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Audi has announced the addition of 11 new models for its Ultra line of fuel-efficient diesel vehicles. Following the A3 1.6 TDI Ultra, the German carmaker released similar editions for the A4, A5 and A6 lineups.

ABT Powers Up Audi 2.0 TFSI Models to 286HP / 290PS

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Every time Audi and other VW Group brands improve upon their engine power ratings, ABT Sportsline follows suit with its own tuning packages. For the latest 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-four petrol engine found in Audi's A4, A5 and Q5, ABT has presented a new kit that boosts output by close to 30 percent.

Lexus IS 300h Tries its Luck with Diesel-Powered BMW 3-Series and Audi A4

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The new Lexus IS doesn’t have a diesel variant, which in Europe, is not a good thing for sales. However, the Japanese sedan does have an economical model, the IS 300h hybrid. The folks at Auto Express thought about comparing it with two diesel competitors, the segment leader BMW 320d and the Audi A4 TDI.

Audi Introduces 2014MY A4 SE Technik with Equipment and Engine Upgrades in the UK

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Audi is looking to increase its UK sales of the A4 Sedan and Avant model with a revised 2014MY SE Technik trim grade that comes with additional equipment features and upgraded engine, but at the same time, carries a lower premium than before.

Princess Diana's 1994 Audi Cabriolet Up for Auction

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Owning a car that once belonged to Princess Diana is now possible, as COYS will auction one of her cars at Blenheim Palace on June 29. The 1994 Audi Cabriolet Quattro was the ride in which the Princess of Wales was photographed in a number of occasions driving her two sons, Prince William and Prince Harry.

Chris Harris Proves the Power of ECU Tweaks with Audi S4 vs RS4 Comparative Test

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Software remaps are an extremely popular way to easily increase the horsepower and torque ratings of your car. The operation takes no more than a few minutes, and the moment you start up the engine for the first time, your car has more power – just like that. As Chris Harris says in this latest video by Drive, it used to take so much physical work to extract more power from an engine, now it takes mere seconds.

U.S. Getting Audi A4 TDI, But Only in Next Generation Car Arriving in 2014

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Since the demand for diesel as a fuel is set to go up in the coming decades, the growth will also partially be driven by the increased need for the fuel to power passenger cars.

Volkswagen and Audi's US marketing strategy has always had a whiff of "you should try the diesel, before buying the gasoline model" about it, and now, according to an Autonews report, officials have announced that, as of the next generation A4, which is coming in 2014, Stateside buyers will have a diesel option available.

Future Audi Models will Differ More in Design from Each Other, Says R&D Boss

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Things are looking great for Audi: in the first 11 months of the year, its sales have already exceeded 2011’s total, recording a 12.7 percent increase and it’s nigh impossible to find a niche in which it doesn’t compete.

Alas, in their efforts to create a family look its designers have taken things a bit too far. In fact, in certain cases, it’s difficult to distinguish one model from the other, especially from the front…

That’s not nitpicking but a fact that even Wolfgang Dürheimer, the ex-Bentley boss who since September is Audi’s board member responsible for research and development, acknowledges.

Yema Auto's All-Electric and All-Audi Looking Mustang F16 Enters Production

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It's been a little over a year since China's Yema Auto dazzled us with its replication capabilities when it introduced a new breed of clone concepts at the Chengdu Auto Show 2011 with the T-SUV (call me VW Tiguan), E-SUV (Infiniti EX) and the F16 and E-Taxi twins (Audi A4 Avant).

In the time that passed since then, Yema Auto's engineers worked hard to finish the development of one of those models, the F16, that is now ready for a small-scale production in battery-powered form under its sub brand Mustang.

ABT Sportsline gets Real with Refreshed Audi A4 Avant

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Several months after German firm ABT Sportsline introduced an initial batch of performance and styling components for the lightly facelifted Audi A4 sedan, the VW Group tuning specialist has come out with a similar set of goods for the Avant version of the series, and this time, it has released real-life and not renderings of the car.

Frankenstein Would Be Proud: The Audi A4 Avant S-Line from Tin Hell

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There are people who like to neatly tune and polish up their rides and then there's this owner of the most bizarrely modded Audi A4 Avant we have ever laid eyes on.

We could not find a lot of information on the tune (if you can call it that), but the pictures and video speak much, much more louder than words.

Audi Reportedly Green Lights Seven-Seater Minivan

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At the same time that many automakers are pulling away from the minivan segment offering alternatives in the form of seven seater crossovers, Audi has reportedly given the green light for the development of its first MPV (Multi Purpose Vehicle) that will arrive in 2016.

Audi Announces New Models and Pricing for 2013MY, Including RS5, A4 Allroad and Q5 3.0 TSI

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Following in the footsteps of Volkswagen, Audi also came out with an announcement detailing new models and pricing for its 2013 Model Year range in the United States.

The brand with the four rings is introducing six new models and multiple freshened products including the A4 Allroad estate priced from $39,600, the 444hp (450PS) RS5 Coupe that starts at $68,900 and the S6, S7 and S8 saloons with a new 4.0-liter turbocharged V8 delivering from 414hp to 513hp (420PS-520PS).

ABT Sportsline Boosts Audi S4 to 429-Horses

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German tuning firm ABT Sportsline believes the facelifted Audi S4 needs a little bit of help in the performance and to a lesser extent, the styling departments and so it has come up with a new tuning package for the sports sedan, which it calls the AS4.