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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...

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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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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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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

http://www.caradvice.com.au/325752/?yt_desc - Read the article here. 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...


Facelifted Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG to reclaim power crown from Audi RS3 - report
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Facelifted Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG to reclaim power crown from Audi RS3 - report

The facelifted version of the Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG will receive a power boost so that it can once again claim bragging rights as the most powerful premium hatchback going around. Tobias Moers, AMG's chief executive, spoke to Autocar and said that when the revised A-Class class debuts around the third quarter of this year, the updated A45 AMG "will be the most powerful again"...


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

http://www.caradvice.com.au/324928/?yt_desc - Read the article here. 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...


Audi A7 Piloted Driving concept: In-depth look how an autonomous car is developed and how it works
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Audi A7 Piloted Driving concept: In-depth look how an autonomous car is developed and how it works

Audi’s showpiece event for CES 2015 was the Audi A7 Piloted Driving Concept, which was able to guide itself the vast majority of the way from California to Nevada in time for the show. At the show, we spoke to Daniel Lipinski, project leader for Audi’s automated driving projects, about how his team developed the A7 Piloted Driving car, nicknamed Jack, and all the ins and outs of the technology under its skin...


Audi S1 Review : Track Test
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Audi S1 Review : Track Test

Read the article here. With Audi’s chic A1 starting from just $26,500, many would think you’d have to be stark raving mad to shell out $49,900 for one! Unless, it’s one of these – the Audi S1. Under the bonnet lurks a turbocharged 2.0-litre firecracker of an engine that punches out 170kW and a stomping 370Nm of torque...


2015 Audi S1 Review : track test
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2015 Audi S1 Review : track test

We track test the latest Audi S1 - is it worth $50K?

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Audi Prologue Piloted Driving Concept debuts at 2015 CES
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Audi Prologue Piloted Driving Concept debuts at 2015 CES

The Audi Prologue Concept has been updated for the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, debuting the company's Piloted Driving technology, a new powertrain and new styling elements...