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Audi R8 V10 Plus Neuberg Edition headed Down Under

Audi Australia has announced a limited-edition version of the R8 V10 plus for the Australian market. Just 10 examples of the Neuberg Edition will be offered, with a starting price of $402,500 before on-road costs...

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Dieselgate executive jailed for seven years
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Dieselgate executive jailed for seven years

Oliver Schmidt, a former Volkswagen executive, has been sentenced to seven years jail for his role in the Dieselgate emissions cheating scheme. Schmidt agreed to a plea deal in October this year, and was officially given the maximum penalty this week: a seven year jail term and a US$400,000 ($525,000) fine...


2018/19 Audi TT RS spied
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2018/19 Audi TT RS spied

A lightly-camouflaged Audi TT RS roadster has been spied this week on the roads of Germany, pointing to an upcoming facelift due sometime next year. Compared to the current car, this prototype sports a slightly larger front grille and a new LED daytime-running light signature. There also appears to be revised bumper treatments, along with more pronounced side skirts...


Audi A6 spied with new lighting signature
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Audi A6 spied with new lighting signature

The 2018 Audi A6 has been snapped during cold-weather testing, sporting a funky new light signature. Out back, the new sedan has been fitted with a set of LED tail-lights which, to our eyes at least, take their inspiration from those of the A7 Sportback. Don't be surprised if – like the A8 and A7 – the new A6 has a slim strip of LED lights running across the boot-lid, connecting the two sets of rear lights...


Audi Q2, A3 recalled for rear hub carrier fix
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Audi Q2, A3 recalled for rear hub carrier fix

Audi Australia has recalled two cars over concerns about the rear hub carriers. According to the company, a fault in the manufacturing process means the rear hub carriers in the Q2 and A3 might not be hard enough. That means their durability can't be guaranteed, posing the risk of bolted connections becoming detached...


2018 Audi RS3 Sportback pricing and specs
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2018 Audi RS3 Sportback pricing and specs

Local details for the updated 2018 Audi RS3 Sportback have been revealed, with the new hyper hatch to kick off from $80,900 before on-road costs. Slotting under the related RS3 sedan in terms of price ($84,900), the RS3 Sportback features the same 294kW/480Nm 2.5-litre five-cylinder turbo and quattro all-wheel drive system...


2017 Audi SQ5 review
Rating: 8.110 /10
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2017 Audi SQ5 review

The new Audi SQ5 is slower, thirstier and costlier than before, yet it's better.

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$99,900

Audi Q2 2.0 TFSI arrives from $48,500
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Audi Q2 2.0 TFSI arrives from $48,500

The Audi Q2 range has been bolstered by the addition of a performance-oriented 2.0 TFSI Sport variant, which kicks off at $48,500 before on-road costs. Serving as the petrol flagship, the Q2 2.0 TFSI features a 140kW/320Nm 2.0-litre turbo petrol, mated as standard to a dual-clutch transmission and Audi's quattro all-wheel drive system...


2018 Audi Q2 2.0 TFSI quattro review
Rating: 8.210 /10
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2018 Audi Q2 2.0 TFSI quattro review

With warm hatch performance matched to all-wheel drive surety, the Audi Q2 2.0 TFSI quattro is arguably the sweet spot in the German car maker's compact SUV range.

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$48,500

2017 Audi Q5 2.0 TFSI v Porsche Macan v Jaguar F-Pace 25t R-Sport comparison
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2017 Audi Q5 2.0 TFSI v Porsche Macan v Jaguar F-Pace 25t R-Sport comparison

SUVs are such a widely accepted part of the automotive landscape these days that few batted an eyelid when Jaguar, after 80-odd years of racing cars, and manufacturing sporty coupes and sports sedans, released the F-Pace soft-roader in 2016. (And this, after years of denying it would tread on sister company Land Rover’s toes, of course...


Audi CEO: Autonomous cars give time back to customers
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Audi CEO: Autonomous cars give time back to customers

Rupert Stadler, CEO of Audi, says self-driving cars will let drivers better use their time 'behind the wheel'. Talking to CarAdvice and international media at the second-generation A7 launch, Stadler said "one outcome" was clear in Audi customer research. "Time is the most valuable [commodity]," he said...


US authorities approve 3.0 TDI 'Dieselgate' fix for 38,000 vehicles - report
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US authorities approve 3.0 TDI 'Dieselgate' fix for 38,000 vehicles - report

Authorities in the US have reportedly approved a fix for around 38,000 vehicles fitted with the Volkswagen Group 3.0-litre TDI turbo-diesel engine as part of the Dieselgate emissions scandal. According to reports from the United States, a letter made public earlier this week says VW Group brands have been approved to make hardware and software changes to vehicles fitted with the 3...


Audi CEO: Level five autonomy possible in 'a few years', but many hurdles remain
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Audi CEO: Level five autonomy possible in 'a few years', but many hurdles remain

Rupert Stadler, CEO of Audi, says he expects level five self-driving cars to be technologically feasible in the next few years, but many roadblocks remain. Speaking to CarAdvice and members of the international press at the Audi A7 launch, Stadler said level five autonomous driving systems would be ready "technology wise ... in the next few years"...


2017 Audi Q5 design 2.0 TDI review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2017 Audi Q5 design 2.0 TDI review

As the entry-level version in the 2017 Audi Q5 range, the 2.0 TDI design model doesn't set any new benchmarks – but that could be exactly what you want.

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$65,900

Stephan Winkelmann: Bugatti confirms Audi Sport boss as new president
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Stephan Winkelmann: Bugatti confirms Audi Sport boss as new president

Stephan Winkelmann has been confirmed as the new president of Bugatti. Winkelmann, who is currently managing director at Audi Sport GmbH, will take over from Wolfgang Dürheimer at the start of January 2018, after Dürheimer announced his retirement. "I accept Wolfgang Dürheimer’s wish to retire...


2018 Audi A7 embodies 'quintessence of Prologue', ends cookie-cutter era
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2018 Audi A7 embodies 'quintessence of Prologue', ends cookie-cutter era

The new Audi A7 is the second model developed fully under design boss Marc Lichte, and is said to be the best indication yet of the company's future design direction. Unveiled overnight, the A7 is described by Lichte as "the quintessence of the Prologue" series of concept cars, which included sharply-styled coupe and wagon versions...


2018 Audi A8 review
Rating: 8.510 /10
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2018 Audi A8 review

It may be conservative on the outside, but the 2018 Audi A8's interior has been completely rethought. It's a shame, though, the most cutting edge elements won't be available in Australia.


2018 Audi A7 Sportback revealed
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2018 Audi A7 Sportback revealed

The second-generation 2018 Audi A7 has been revealed on the roof of the company's new design studios in Ingolstadt, Germany. Two engine variants were on display at the car's launch today, a 3.0-litre V6 turbo-diesel (50 TDI) and a 3.0-litre turbo V6 petrol (55 TFSI). Only the petrol V6 has been detailed so far, with the 3...


2018 Audi A8: Australian details
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2018 Audi A8: Australian details

The 2018 Audi A8 will begin filtering into Australian showrooms and garages from the middle of 2018, and the company has announced some preliminary details about local specifications. Australian drivetrain options for this new fifth-generation A8 have yet to be locked in and confirmed, but Shaun Cleary, head of corporate communications for Audi Australia, says the two most likely engines to be offered will be the 3...


2018 Audi A7 teased ahead of October 19 reveal
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2018 Audi A7 teased ahead of October 19 reveal

The next-generation 2018 Audi A7 has been teased on social media this week ahead of its 'world premiere' on October 19. Partially shown in a single shadowy image, the new A7 appears to maintain its coupe-like silhouette, though not much else is given away...