Audi

Audi was born in 1909 when August Horch translated his last name into Latin, which is Audi. The badge today symbolises the four companies that merged in 1932 to create the German automotive company. There are currently 15 models available in a number of variations with the A1, A3, A4, A5, A6, A7, A8 and Q5 and all popular Audi Q7. The Audi R8 is the brand's halo car.
Audi TT unleashed in Sydney

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Audi TT unleashed in Sydney

A select group of lucky Sydney-siders were let loose in the all-new Audi TT at the recent launch held by Audi Centre Sydney. The third-generation sports car remains decidedly similar looking to the previous generations released in 1998 and 2005, though the rounded edges have been sharpened, giving it more aggressive lines...

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Second-generation Audi R8 e-tron EV detailed
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Second-generation Audi R8 e-tron EV detailed

The 2015 Audi R8 e-tron electric supercar will have 340kW of power and a remarkable 920Nm of torque, sprint from 0-100km/h in 3.9 seconds and offer a range in excess of 450km. The second-generation of Audi’s halo product and technological testing guinea pig thereby more than doubles the range over the original small-batch model, as laid down by Audi’s board member for technical development Ulrich Hackenberg, long a champion of the project...


2015 Audi R8 revealed
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2015 Audi R8 revealed

The second-generation Audi R8 has officially bolted into the public sphere at last, less than a week before it makes its debut in the flesh at the Geneva motor show. Long-awaited, the Ingolstadt marque’s V10-powered mid-engined supercar flagship is kin to the Lamborghini Huracan, and will again serve as the hardcore flagship of Audi’s global range...


2015 Audi R8 leaked online ahead of Geneva debut
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2015 Audi R8 leaked online ahead of Geneva debut

A photo that is claimed to be an official press shot of the new-generation 2015 Audi R8 has been posted online ahead of its scheduled debut at the 2015 Geneva motor show. The shot was published by Spanish website Motorpasion, though it's not clear how the site obtained the image...


Audi Prologue Avant concept car detailed in full prior to Geneva
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Audi Prologue Avant concept car detailed in full prior to Geneva

The Audi Prologue Avant has been officially revealed and detailed ahead of its public debut at the Geneva motor show next week. Measuring 5.11 metres from head to tail, 1.97m wide, 1.4m tall, and sitting on a 3.04m long wheelbase, the Prologue Avant is a pretty big beast. Despite its generous dimensions, the concept car seats only four people...


2015 Audi TT Coupe Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2015 Audi TT Coupe Review

The third-generation Audi TT Coupe has three main aims to achieve. Matt Campbell finds out if it does.

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$71,950 to $85,450

2015 Audi TT Coupe pricing and specifications
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2015 Audi TT Coupe pricing and specifications

The 2015 Audi TT Coupe has arrived in Australia, almost 20 years after the first ever version of the German brand's compact coupe went on sale. Priced from $71,950 plus on-road costs, the all-new Audi TT Coupe comes in considerably more affordable than CarAdvice was lead to believe at the international launch of the car, yet still a touch dearer than the model it replaces...


2015 Audi TT Quattro review
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2015 Audi TT Quattro review

Look up “hairdresser’s car” in the Urban Dictionary and there’s one particular model that ranks highly: the Audi TT.

The two-door German sports coupe that has been known for putting its styling ahead of its sportiness – and that’s pretty much the definition of a hairdresser’s car: more show than go...


Audi RS Q7 on the cards
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Audi RS Q7 on the cards

The Audi RS performance portfolio could soon extend to include the first Audi RS Q7. A report from Top Gear this week suggested such a model was on its way to market, and should an RS version of the all-new Audi Q7 become a reality, it will take on the likes of high-riding, high-performance SUVs such as the BMW X5 M and Mercedes-Benz ML 63 AMG, not to mention the Range Rover Sport SVR...


Audi S3 sedan now available with manual transmission
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Audi S3 sedan now available with manual transmission

The Audi S3 sedan can now be ordered with a six-speed manual transmission. Audi Australia confirmed a manual variant of the 2015 model S3 sedan has been brought online due to high demand for such a model in the range. The S3 sedan was previously only available with a six-speed S tronic dual-clutch automatic. The 2...


2015 Audi R8 teased with laser headlights
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2015 Audi R8 teased with laser headlights

The first official teaser of the 2015 Audi R8 has been revealed ahead of the car's debut at the 2015 Geneva motor show in March. And it's got frickin' lasers. The mid-engined Audi R8 will be offered with laser high-beam lights, with the German brand describing the new illumination system — which has been seen previously on the Audi R8 LMX (pictured below) as "the first of a number of technology highlights of the top sports car"...


Audi Prologue Avant concept for Geneva show previews aggressive future design
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Audi Prologue Avant concept for Geneva show previews aggressive future design

The Audi Prologue Avant concept to be premiered at the Geneva motor show in March previews the stylistic direction for the company’s mainstream passenger cars going forward under new(ish) design chief Marc Lichte. Continuing with a theme commenced at the LA motor show last November with the two-door Prologue Coupe concept, the Prologue Avant lays down the aggressive direction the Ingolstadt marque appears keen to head in with future wares...


New Audi R8 photographed undisguised ahead of March debut
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New Audi R8 photographed undisguised ahead of March debut

An Instagram user has posted a photo that he claims is of the second-generation Audi R8 supercar. The photo was uploaded by Instagram user dreboog with the caption: "New R8! My insider shall remain nameless." Although Dreboog's account on the site has now been made private, we were able to find his profile description: "I dabble in graffiti...


Audi A3 and Mercedes-Benz A-Class/CLA outsell Civic, Lancer and Pulsar
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Audi A3 and Mercedes-Benz A-Class/CLA outsell Civic, Lancer and Pulsar

The Audi A3 and Mercedes-Benz A-Class/CLA twins beat out traditional volume players in the small car segment including the Honda Civic, Mitsubishi Lancer and Nissan Pulsar in January.  We have written before about the way premium brands such as Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz are increasingly ‘cutting the lunch’ of traditional mainstream brands with entry vehicles priced from about $35K plus on-roads, but January’s figures provide a stark reminder...


Audi S3 sedan v BMW 228i coupe : Comparison review
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Audi S3 sedan v BMW 228i coupe : Comparison review

It’s not always body style or driveline specification that defines a good twin test — it’s also price. And on that count, the Audi S3 Sedan and BMW 228i Coupe are very similar indeed. The all-wheel-drive Audi is a classy compact sedan with a 206kW punch that retails for $62,200 plus on-road costs and without options...


Audi S1 v Renault Megane RS275 Trophy v Volkswagen Golf R : Comparison review
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Audi S1 v Renault Megane RS275 Trophy v Volkswagen Golf R : Comparison review

The hot-hatch genre may be moving at exceptional pace across all price points, but circa-$50,000 fast hatchbacks are also defying stereotypes that used to be a given. Five years ago the Renault Sport Megane was crowned the undisputed king of a segment that stuffs an energetic engine under the bonnet of a relatively small car...


Audi A3 Cabriolet Review LT1
Rating: 810 /10
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Audi A3 Cabriolet Review LT1

The Audi A3 Cabriolet joins the CarAdvice long-term fleet just in time to enjoy summer. We take the convertible on a road trip to Queensland to stretch its legs.

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$57,350

2015 Audi S8 Review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2015 Audi S8 Review

Audi's S8 is a giant traffic light slayer, but does it have the goods to keep with its German competitors?

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$279,000

Audi restores one of two remaining DKW Schnellaster electric vans
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Audi restores one of two remaining DKW Schnellaster electric vans

Only around 100 or so electric versions of the DKW Schnellaster vans were ever produced, and Audi has restored one of the two remaining vehicles. Between 1955 and 1962 DKW produced roughly 100 EV versions of its front-wheel drive Schnellaster van, primarily for electric companies, utilities and battery makers...


Audi to introduce virtual reality system for dealers from late 2015
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Audi to introduce virtual reality system for dealers from late 2015

Audi will begin rolling out virtual reality headsets to its dealers in the dying embers of 2015. The virtual reality set is placed over the eyes and strapped to the head. Capable of displaying a 3D image, the Oculus Rift headset is fitted with a camera that tracks the customer’s head movements, while a hand held controller allows for movement through the virtual space...


Audi S3 : Driving Modes on the Track
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Audi S3 : Driving Modes on the Track

More and more new cars these days, particularly those with a performance slant, are being offered with the functionality of different driving modes. But are they just a marketing gimmick or do they actually make a difference?

Here with us is a loyal CarAdvice reader, Robin, who also happens to be the owner of a new Audi S3 Sedan that has such a variable mode system...


Audi S3 Sedan Review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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Audi S3 Sedan Review

The Audi S3 sedan remains a deeply impressive little luxury car with more than useful poke


2015 Audi A4 Allroad brings upgraded diesel
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2015 Audi A4 Allroad brings upgraded diesel

The Audi A4 Allroad has become the first model in Australia to gain the company's upgraded 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo diesel that increases power but reduces fuel use. Audi's small-capacity diesel now features outputs of 140kW (up 10kW) and 400Nm (up 20Nm), with official fuel consumption dropping from 6.0 to 5.6 litres per 100km...


Toyota claims worldwide sales crown for 2014, ahead of Volkswagen, GM
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Toyota claims worldwide sales crown for 2014, ahead of Volkswagen, GM

Toyota has edged out Volkswagen for the 2014 global sales crown by just 90,000 vehicles. In figures released overnight, Toyota Motor Corporation sold a total of 10.23 million vehicles throughout 2014, with 9.15 million cars attributed to Toyota (up two per cent). 915,000 vehicles were sold under the Daihatsu brand (up five per cent), while 168,000 Hino trucks (up four per cent) were delivered to customers...


2015 Audi A3 and S3 : Power, fuel efficiency improve while prices rise across range
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2015 Audi A3 and S3 : Power, fuel efficiency improve while prices rise across range

Audi Australia has announced a number of small power and fuel efficiency gains, and price increases, across its A3 and S3 Sportback, sedan and cabriolet ranges. Power from the entry-level 1.4 TFSI engine rises from 90kW to 92kW, while combined cycle fuel consumption falls to from 5.0 to 4.9 litres per 100 kilometres. The base Audi A3 diesel, the 1...


Fiat Chrysler denies Audi access to Q2, Q4 nameplates - report
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Fiat Chrysler denies Audi access to Q2, Q4 nameplates - report

Audi would like to have the Q2 and Q4 names up its sleeve as it expands its SUV offerings, but the badges are currently owned by Fiat Chrysler, and the Italian-American concern isn't going to relent without a fight. Car magazine claims that Audi has approached Fiat Chrysler about acquiring the rights to both the Q2 and Q4 badges, but was rebuffed...


2015 Audi TT arrives in February from $71,950
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2015 Audi TT arrives in February from $71,950

The 2015 Audi TT range will be priced from $71,950 plus on-road costs when it arrives in Australia next month. The entry price tag will be attached to the 2.0 TFSI coupe variant of the third-generation sports car, and represents a $2600 increase over the 1.8 TFSI second-gen base model but a $3500 decrease compared with the old 2.0 TFSI...


Audi SUV expansion : TT, Q6 and Q8 sporty derivatives in planning
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Audi SUV expansion : TT, Q6 and Q8 sporty derivatives in planning

Audi is preparing to extend its SUV line-up with several “sporty” and “exclusive” models such as a TT SUV, and Q6 and Q8 derivatives. Speaking at the Detroit motor show, Audi board member for technical development Ulrich Hackenberg began by explaining that a naming rights issue is central to the reason the company is calling its compact model the Q1 in two years’ time, and is now looking into an SUV version of the TT instead of a potential Q4...


Audi R8 : 400km-plus range and March debut for electric-only new model
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Audi R8 : 400km-plus range and March debut for electric-only new model

The next-generation Audi R8 is confirmed to debut at the Geneva motor show in March, ditching a manual transmission for the first time but gaining an all-electric version that promises a 400km-plus range. Audi board member for technical development Ulrich Hackenberg threw his hand in the air to admit he culled the previous all-electric R8 e-tron range that was due to go into production, instead pushing his engineers to boost battery range...


Audi Q7 First Look : NAIAS Detroit Motor Show 2015
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Audi Q7 First Look : NAIAS Detroit Motor Show 2015

The second-generation Audi Q7 has been unveiled and detailed after leaked images of the production-ready car appeared on the internet.

Overall, the second-generation Q7 measures 5.05 metres from front to rear, stands 1.74m tall, is 1.97m wide and sits on a 2.99m wheelbase...