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Audi 'Q6' e-tron quattro electric crossover on Australian radar

Audi Australia began its move into vehicle electrification this week with the A3 e-tron plug-in hybrid, but it’s also looking beyond this technology to its first fully electric car. As we know, Audi will premiere a concept car called the e-tron quattro in a few weeks at the Frankfurt motor show...

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Audi A3 Sportback e-tron Review
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Audi A3 Sportback e-tron Review

The Audi A3 e-tron plug-in hybrid stands out because it blends in.

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Audi builds six-door, eight-seat A3 cabrio
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Audi builds six-door, eight-seat A3 cabrio

Yesterday Audi Germany posted a series of photos of a unique XXL A3 cabriolet to its Facebook page. Featured in the posts are what appears to be a one-off super-sized cabriolet based on the previous-generation A3 that went out of production in 2013. The open-top vehicle feature a massively stretched wheelbase to accommodate an extra row of seats, as well as an additional pair of specially designed doors in the centre...


Audi RS4: 331kW performance wagon joins NSW police force
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Audi RS4: 331kW performance wagon joins NSW police force

The New South Wales Police Force has taken delivery of a powerful new patroller this week, adding one brand-new Audi RS4 Avant to its fleet. On loan to the Lake Illawarra Local Area Command (LAC), the V8-powered Audi RS4 wagon will serve as an interest-generating promotional tool in the force’s work with community and youth engagement programs...


Audi e-tron quattro pure EV concept set for Frankfurt show
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Audi e-tron quattro pure EV concept set for Frankfurt show

This is the Audi e-tron quattro concept set to premiere in the metal at the Frankfurt motor show next next month. It “provides an outlook” on Audi’s first series production pure-electric car — a large SUV with a driving range above 500km. Expected to be called Q6 e-tron, the new SUV will lay down the gauntlet to the imminent Tesla Model X when Audi puts it into production in 2018...


2016 Audi R8 Spyder spy photos
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2016 Audi R8 Spyder spy photos

The second-generation Audi R8 Spyder has been spotted at and around the Nurburgring by our team of spy photographers. Despite the layer of swirly camouflage plastered all over its body, it's clear the new R8 Spyder isn't a radical departure from the coupe that it's based in. The new convertible R8 will continue with a electronically operated soft top, which once again features flying buttress layout at the rear...


Audi A1 Sportback 1.0 TFSI v Mini 5 Door One : Affordable premium hatchback comparison test
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Audi A1 Sportback 1.0 TFSI v Mini 5 Door One : Affordable premium hatchback comparison test

Just because a brand is considered to be prestigious doesn’t mean it can’t have a wallet-friendly offering in its line-up. That’s exactly the case for these two vehicles – the 2015 Audi A1 1.0 TFSI and the 2015 Mini 5 Door One – because the pitch behind these compact five-door hatchbacks is to offer an affordable entry point to each of their respective ranges...


2016 Audi RS3 Sportback already has 400 pre-orders
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2016 Audi RS3 Sportback already has 400 pre-orders

The all-new 2016 Audi RS3 mega-hatch, which received confirmation of an Australian price of $78,900 plus on-road costs this week, is already the subject of 400 pre-orders even though it won’t go on-sale until October...


Audi Sport 'sub-brand' pilot tested in Australia
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Audi Sport 'sub-brand' pilot tested in Australia

The Audi Sport ‘sub brand’ has arrived in Australia, which will serve as a global pilot market for the program alongside the UK. The Audi Sport moniker has been set up to more clearly delineate Audi’s hardcore sports car (RS models and the R8) and racing activities from the rest of the brand — in essence, it’s the new forward-facing name for its quattro GmbH subsidiary (Audi’s version of AMG or BMW M)...


2016 Audi R8 V10 Plus Review : International Launch
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2016 Audi R8 V10 Plus Review : International Launch

Read the article here. One thing that has always struck me every time I’ve driven an Audi R8 on track in Australia is just how incredibly easy a sportscar it is to drive fast. That thought comforts me on my sighting laps as I get a firsthand look at the elevation changes, blind turn in points and significant elevation changes of this daunting Portuguese circuit...


Audi Q6 electric SUV to offer more than 500 kilometres of range
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Audi Q6 electric SUV to offer more than 500 kilometres of range

Audi has announced that its all-new pure electric SUV - which is hotly rumoured to be known as the Q6 e-tron - will have an electric driving range of "more than 500 kilometres". The news comes following an announcement from the brand that it will be working on new "powerful cell modules" from battery specialists LG Chem and Samsung SDI...


2016 Audi RS3 Sportback pricing and specifications for Australia
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2016 Audi RS3 Sportback pricing and specifications for Australia

Audi has confirmed that its super-hot hatch, the new 2016 Audi RS3 Sportback, will hit Australia in October, priced from $78,900 plus on-road costs. No surprise that the hot Audi will be aimed directly at Mercedes-AMG’s mean A45, although buyers looking to the Merc will save around $3200 - unless the newly updated version wears a heavier price tag when it lands in December or January...


2016 Audi Q7 range expansion imminent
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2016 Audi Q7 range expansion imminent

The new-generation 2016 Audi Q7 has launched in Australia with just one drivetrain to choose from, a 3.0-litre turbo diesel, but more engine options are on the cards. The new Audi Q7’s sole engine variant, the 3.0 TDI, produces a hefty 200kW of power and 600Nm of torque, well above the entry-level diesels offered in rival vehicles such as the BMW X5 and upcoming Mercedes-Benz GLE...


2016 Audi Q5 spy photos
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2016 Audi Q5 spy photos

The next-generation Audi Q5 has been photographed by our team of spies on public roads in Grenada, Spain. Despite every panel being covered in swirly camouflage, we can see how the new Q5's visuals will evolve. Trademark elements, such as the company's single frame grille and clamshell tailgate, used so far on all Audi SUVs, are carried through to the new model...


Audi and Porsche to co-develop V6 and V8 petrol engines - report
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Audi and Porsche to co-develop V6 and V8 petrol engines - report

Audi and Porsche have reportedly begun working together on a new family of turbocharged V6 and V8 petrol engines. Sources have told Autocar that Audi and Porsche, both members of the Volkswagen Group, are currently in the process of co-developing a new range of V6 and V8 engines. Both engine types will reportedly be built around a shared architecture, with a 90-degree angle between the two banks of cylinders...


Audi SQ7 high on the priority list for Australia
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Audi SQ7 high on the priority list for Australia

The rumoured Audi SQ7 could be the perfect car to top the new-generation Q7 range, according to Audi Australia managing director Andrew Doyle. At the launch of the new Audi Q7, Doyle told CarAdvice that a more performance-focused version of the brand’s seven-seat SUV is something that interests him – both from a personal perspective, and for the business...


2016 Audi Q7 pricing and specifications
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2016 Audi Q7 pricing and specifications

The all-new 2016 Audi Q7 will launch in just one specification in Australia, priced at $103,900 plus on-road costs. That represents a big hike over the previous-generation Audi Q7 was most recently offered in three variants: a 3.0TDI base model, priced at $91,500 plus costs; a mid-range petrol model, the 3.0 TFSI supercharged V6, priced at $96,700 plus costs; and the top-spec 4...


2016 Audi Q7 Review
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2016 Audi Q7 Review

The new-generation Audi Q7 is smaller on the outside but bigger on the inside. It's also pretty brilliant.

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Audi Australia “thrilled” about Q1 baby SUV
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Audi Australia “thrilled” about Q1 baby SUV

German luxury brand Audi will expand its SUV ranks in 2016 with a new baby model known as the Q1, and the company’s local chief says he’s “thrilled” about that. Audi Australia managing director Andrew Doyle told CarAdvice at the launch of the brand’s second-generation Q7 large SUV that the upcoming Q1 will be more than welcome in Australia...


Audi S8 Plus unveiled
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Audi S8 Plus unveiled

The German luxury marque has revealed the Audi S8 Plus, an even faster version of its large sedan. Under the bonnet, the new Audi S8 Plus features a more powerful iteration of the 4.0-litre direct-injection twin-turbo V8 that motivates the regular S8. Power is now rated at 445kW and torque climbs to 700Nm or 750Nm in overboost mode...