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2017 Audi S5 Coupe pricing and specs: Quicker coupe gets sharper starting point

The 2017 Audi S5 Coupe is here to sit atop the A5 range with extra sporting intent and even more equipment. The all-new S5 Coupe model has done away with its supercharged engine, opting instead for a 3.0-litre turbocharged six-cylinder petrol unit with 260kW of power from 5400-6400rpm and 500Nm of torque from 1370-4500rpm...

2017 Audi A5 Coupe pricing and specs

The 2017 Audi A5 Coupe range has arrived in Australia, with the four-ring brand offering plenty of kit for its two-door, four-seat, style-focused model. The three-model Audi A5 range will start off from an attractive $69,900 (all prices plus on-road costs) for the entry-level front-drive 2.0TFSI petrol, while the other petrol 2...

Stephan Winkelmann on Audi Sport goals and huge opportunities: interview

"If we could create the excitement that we did with the first Audi R8, that would be perfect," says Audi Sport boss, Stephan Winkelmann. Stephan Winkelmann might have been born in Berlin, but he grew up in Rome. And, as the former President and CEO of the now thriving Italian super sports car manufacturer Automobili Lamborghini for more than a decade, take it from me, he’s three parts Italian and one part German...

Audi A5, Hyundai Ioniq, Volvo S90 awarded five-star ANCAP safety ratings

The new Audi A5, Hyundai Ioniq and Volvo S90 have all been given five-star safety ratings by independent crash testing authority ANCAP this week. With the S90 already on sale here, the A5 and Ioniq have been awarded the top safety scores ahead of their launches Down Under, while the smaller Hyundai i20 - which is sold in New Zealand but not Australia - fell short of the full five stars, achieving only four...

Audi’s first electric SUV won’t be its most expensive high-rider

Audi is set to introduce three all-new electric vehicles by 2020, and the company’s chairman, Rupert Stadler, reckons the market is ready for it. Audi’s first pure EV will be a “pure electric SUV with a luxury character”, Stadler said when speaking to Australian media at the 2017 Geneva motor show – but he confirmed that it won’t be the most expensive SUV in the company’s line-up...

Audi Sport working on new flagship hypercar?

Audi Sport may well be working on a new technological flagship hypercar model to sit above the R8 as the new pinnacle of the brand. One of Audi Sport's chief competitors, Mercedes-AMG, is working on its Project One hypercar with formula one technology, and BMW has its i8 - a different kind of sports car with plug-in hybrid drivetrain...

Audi boss says the car industry is undergoing its ‘biggest transformation’ ever

The speed at which things are changing in the automotive world is at times baffling, and even the heads of some of the most successful companies on the planet are trying to keep up. Audi chairman of the board Rupert Stadler, for instance, told CarAdvice at the 2017 Geneva motor show that he feels things are changing faster now than ever before in the industry...

2017 Geneva motor show: Epic from-the-show-floor experience

If you don't already know, Geneva is in Switzerland. And while some Aussies might miss having motor shows here in Oz, few will see that as enough of an excuse to splash out to attend a major international one. Luckily, this year's 2017 Geneva motor show (on until March 19) was my first, and it was so good, I didn't want anyone to miss out...

Audi confirms new A6, A7, A8, Q3 and A1 - all for 2017

Talk about busy - Audi will launch new versions of its large A6, A7, A8 models, as well as a new Q3 small SUV and baby A1 hatchback, all by the end of this year. The German luxury car maker made its plans public at the 2017 Geneva motor show, where Audi chairman of the board Rupert Stadler said the brand detailed the expansive model range revamp...

Audi Q4 confirmed for 2019 launch

The Audi Q4, a new addition to the brand's ever-growing selection of crossover vehicles, has been confirmed for launch in 2019. Described as a "sporty compact utility vehicle", the Q4 will be a sporty companion to the next-generation Q3, likely due to launch in 2018. The Q4's launch will follow on the heels of new generations of the A8, Q5 and A5 this year, and the second-generation A7 and all-new Q8 in 2018...

Audi wary of 'youth focused' styling: older buyers find it appealing too

Audi has made it clear that there's a fine line between youthful design and creating cars that older people will buy to feel young, and it's something the company is clearly wary of...