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Audi R8 Competition to debut in LA with 425kW V10

The Audi R8 Competition is the most powerful R8 variant to-date and will make its official debut at this year's Los Angeles auto show. Behind the passenger cell, the R8 Competition features an uprated version of Audi's 5.2-litre V10 engine...

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Audi to join F1 in 2016, will quit DTM, Le Mans - report
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Audi to join F1 in 2016, will quit DTM, Le Mans - report

If reports prove to be true, Audi will rejoin the Formula One grand prix circuit in 2016 and, in the process, retire its endurance racing and DTM touring car teams. Unnamed insiders at both Audi and Volkswagen have told AutoExpress that the German luxury marque will re-enter the Formula One fray in 2016...


Audi A6 Hybrid axed due to poor sales
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Audi A6 Hybrid axed due to poor sales

The Audi A6 Hybrid has been axed from the German luxury car maker’s line-up due to low global demand. Audi sold just 4000 A6 Hybrid models in three years since its introduction in 2011, and subsequently made the decision to discontinue production for the updated 2015 A6 range that launched in Germany last week...


Audi A4 airbag recall affects 850,000 vehicles
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Audi A4 airbag recall affects 850,000 vehicles

About 850,000 Audi A4 models have been recalled around the world to fix faulty software that may prevent the front airbags from deploying in a crash. The recall affects current-generation Audi A4 sedan and Avant and Allroad wagon variants produced between November 2011 and this month. The issue is unrelated to the multi-million-vehicle Takata airbag recall that has impacted several car makers around the world...


2015 Audi S6 Review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2015 Audi S6 Review

Is this the best value for money luxury performance sedan?

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Next Audi RS4 could ditch V8
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Next Audi RS4 could ditch V8

The next generation Audi RS4 might follow in the footsteps of the recently launched BMW M3/M4 and swap its V8 heart for a six-cylinder engine as the German company seeks to reduce its CO2 emissions across the board. Whilst admitting that the RS4 in its current V8 form has been a great success story for Audi’s performance arm, Quattro GmbH, the company’s boss, Heinz Hollerwerger, told the Australian media in Germany this week that the next generation “need not” be a V8...


Audi RS electrification inevitable, says Quattro boss
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Audi RS electrification inevitable, says Quattro boss

The head of Audi’s RS performance division admits that electrification of it cars in the future is inevitable. Asked by CarAdvice if Audi’s RS-producing division Quattro GmbH could continue to make naturally aspirated or turbocharged models without electrification in the future, Heinz Hollerwerger said it was unlikely...


Audi RS3 sedan and hatch gearing up for production
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Audi RS3 sedan and hatch gearing up for production

The next-generation Audi RS3 hatch and sedan performance models are all but confirmed for production as Quattro GmbH seeks to get official confirmation from Audi’s board in the coming weeks. Speaking with Australian media at the company’s facility in Neuburg, Germany, the high-performance arm’s boss, Heinz Hollerwerger, said there was more than a 50 per cent chance the RS3 would go into production...


Audi RS expansion to boost global appeal
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Audi RS expansion to boost global appeal

Audi’s RS division is set to expand its global appeal with new models and a better understanding of its customers' needs internationally. Speaking with Australian media at Audi’s Quattro headquarters in Neuburg, Germany, the man in charge of RS vehicles Heinz Hollerweger admitted that the division was initially started for European markets...


New Audi A8's autonomous driving 'better than most drivers'
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New Audi A8's autonomous driving 'better than most drivers'

The next-generation Audi A8 will feature a fully autonomous driving system that the German company claims will be better than the majority of drivers. Speaking with CarAdvice at the launch of the new Audi A6 in Dresden, Germany, the company’s head of product communications, Stefan Moser, confirmed plans for the system’s unveiling at next year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas in January...


2015 Audi A6 Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2015 Audi A6 Review

A midlife update to the Audi A6 to take on its German and British rivals.


Audi Australia drops A6 Avant
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Audi Australia drops A6 Avant

Audi Australia will drop the A6 Avant range when it launches the updated 2015 Audi A6 in March or April next year. The decision comes amid lacklustre sales of the standard station wagon, with buyers opting for the ever-popular Audi A6 Allroad and the Audi RS6 superwagon instead...


2015 Audi A6 and S6 update here in March-April
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2015 Audi A6 and S6 update here in March-April

The 2015 Audi A6 and S6 range will launch in March or April, bringing a host of engine, active safety and technological improvements while also simplifying the current range. The front and rear of the luxury German model gains evolutionary design changes, bringing the A6 more in line with the modernised company look while increasing its length by about 17mm...


Audi S3 Cabriolet Review
Rating: 710 /10
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Audi S3 Cabriolet Review

Audi's luxury-sports performer loses its lid, but does it gain anything over its Sportback and sedan siblings?

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Audi RS7 Piloted Driving Concept Car completes autonomous lap of Hockenheimring
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Audi RS7 Piloted Driving Concept Car completes autonomous lap of Hockenheimring

The Audi RS7 Piloted Driving Concept Car has successfully navigated its way around Germany’s Hockenheimring at racing speed in a demonstration of the brand’s advancements in autonomous driving technology. As anticipated, the driverless RS7 Sportback took a little over two minutes to complete a lap of the 4...


New Audi RS3 will sport more powerful five-cylinder turbo, RS1 ruled out
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New Audi RS3 will sport more powerful five-cylinder turbo, RS1 ruled out

The new Audi RS3 will retain its turbocharged five-cylinder, while there are no plans for an Audi RS1 to fill out the A1 range. Stephan Reil, technical director at Audi's Quattro division, has told Top Gear that the next-generation Audi RS3 will be powered by an updated version of the company's turbocharged five-cylinder engine...


Audi S3 Cabriolet: pricing and specifications
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Audi S3 Cabriolet: pricing and specifications

Audi's new small hot drop-top - the Audi S3 Cabriolet - is arriving in Australian showrooms priced from $69,300 plus on-road costs. The S3 Cabriolet is the first-ever S-badged version of the A3 drop-top and it tops the hot model range, priced above its S3 sedan ($62,200) and S3 Sportback hatch ($59,990) stablemates...


Audi RS7 Piloted Driving Concept Car technology detailed
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Audi RS7 Piloted Driving Concept Car technology detailed

The Audi RS7 Sportback that will attempt to drive itself around the Hockenheimring at racing speeds this weekend will debut a number of new technologies for the German luxury car maker. The RS7 Piloted Driving Concept Car features “specially corrected GPS signals” for orientation around the track that are accurate down to one centimetre...


Audi A9 concept car teased ahead of LA debut
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Audi A9 concept car teased ahead of LA debut

The Audi A9 concept car has broken cover ahead of its official unveiling next month at the Los Angeles auto show. Italian magazine Auto & Design has published a photo, which it claims is the first official picture of the A9 concept...


Audi A1 Sportback Review : LT6
Rating: 810 /10
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Audi A1 Sportback Review : LT6

It's a teary farewell after a sneaky seven months with our little premium hatchback...

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