2015 Audi A7 And S7 Review

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2015 Audi A7 And S7 Review

The Audi A7 range continues to be the German brand's entry into a style conscious large saloon segment. The 2015 refresh changes aim to continue the appeal.

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2015 Audi A7 and S7 Sportback pricing and specifications
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2015 Audi A7 and S7 Sportback pricing and specifications

Audi Australia has taken the knife to the price of its A7 Sportback, cutting the swoopy A6-based large liftback's entry point by more than $20,000. The 2015 Audi A7 range now starts at $115,400 plus on-road costs - down $21,350 from the MY14 version - positioning it bang on with the recently updated Mercedes-Benz CLS, which starts just $500 higher...


2015 Audi A6 and S6 Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2015 Audi A6 and S6 Review

Audi's A6 and S6 have been refreshed for 2015 with a range of subtle improvement aimed at making the large sedan even more appealing.

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2015 Audi A6 and S6 pricing and specifications
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2015 Audi A6 and S6 pricing and specifications

The refreshed Audi A6 and S6 have launched in Australia with a subtle facelift, higher levels of standard equipment and a simplified line-up with fewer drivetrain options. The entry level A6 1.8 TFSI S tronic now starts the range (replacing the 2.0-litre petrol variant), priced from $79,900 plus on-road costs...


Audi Q5: shrunken SUVs to battle it out in autonomous driving challenge
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Audi Q5: shrunken SUVs to battle it out in autonomous driving challenge

Ten autonomous 1:8-scale Audi Q5 SUVs will battle it out later this month as part of a student competition to take place in Germany. Split into 10 teams, computer science, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering students will go head-to-head to find out whose technological know-how will produce the best autonomously piloted model car...


Audi Q8 'coupe' on the way
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Audi Q8 'coupe' on the way

Audi has confirmed it will bookend its SUV range with all-new derivatives — a Q1 baby crossover and a range-topping Q8 style leader. The company used its annual press conference in Europe overnight — on the back of the Geneva motor show — to put the spotlight on its planned model expansion, as well as its move into electrification led by the R8 e-tron bellwether...


Audi A4 replacement to launch this year, new Q5 and baby Q1 coming in 2016
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Audi A4 replacement to launch this year, new Q5 and baby Q1 coming in 2016

The long-awaited replacement for the Audi A4 is likely to launch before the Frankfurt motor show in September, it has been announced, while 2016 will see the introduction of a new version of the Q5 and the all-new Q1 baby SUV. As part of the Audi annual conference, the Ingolstadt-based brand announced the new-generation A4 (pictured above in computer-generated guise) will debut this year, built upon a new iteration of the modular MLB 2 platform...


Audi electric SUV due 2018 sketched out at annual meeting
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Audi electric SUV due 2018 sketched out at annual meeting

Audi has announced that it will produce a large electric "sport activity vehicle" from 2018. At Audi's annual press conference overnight, Ulrich Hackenberg, Audi's technical development chief, talked at length about the brand's on-going efforts with alternative drivetrain setups...


2015 Audi Q3 Review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2015 Audi Q3 Review

The Audi Q3 is a vital car for the German brand. Since its launch in March 2012, it has dominated the small luxury SUV market over a period in which these type of vehicles have experienced a surge in popularity. But as the segment hots up, so does the competition.


Audi 'A0' rival to the Smart car mooted by chief
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Audi 'A0' rival to the Smart car mooted by chief

An Audi ‘A0’ city car remains a possibility for the Ingolstadt brand as a new range-opener, according to the company’s board member for technical development Ulrich Hackenberg. Always keen to expand into new segments — the TT Q crossover and Q8 being two forthcoming examples — the company also sees potential for what would become a rival for Mercedes-Benz’s Smart brand...


Audi’s forthcoming Tesla Model S rival inspired by the new R8 e-tron, scheduled for 2017
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Audi’s forthcoming Tesla Model S rival inspired by the new R8 e-tron, scheduled for 2017

The 2015 Audi R8 e-tron electric supercar revealed this week at the Geneva motor show will spearhead the company’s plans to make a pure electric rival to the Tesla Model S from one of its next-generation passenger cars. Audi’s second-generation R8 e-tron supercar has 340kW of power and a remarkable 920Nm of torque, sprints from 0-100km/h in 3...


Audi TT Q crossover SUV firms for 2017
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Audi TT Q crossover SUV firms for 2017

An extension of the Audi TT family with a new SUV derivative looks on the cards for 2017, based on comments from Audi’s board member for technical development Ulrich Hackenberg. The company has not been shy in the past about its intention to leverage the TT badge into a style-driven sub-brand, but it has not been clear about the first step...


Audi RS3 sedan edging closer
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Audi RS3 sedan edging closer

An Audi RS3 sedan appears set to launch by 2016, giving the Ingolstadt marque a ready-made rival for the Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG. The three-box beast will combine with brutal mechanicals of the RS3 Sportback hatch with the A3 sedan body-style. Don’t forget, Audi previewed the new RS3 model with the sedan-based A3 Clubsport concept (pictured above) earlier last year...


2015 Audi Q7 e-tron diesel plug-in hybrid revealed, Australia confirmed: UPDATE
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2015 Audi Q7 e-tron diesel plug-in hybrid revealed, Australia confirmed: UPDATE

The Audi Q7 e-tron plug-in hybrid large SUV has been revealed - although it didn't make its 'in the metal' debut at the enormous Volkswagen Group Night in Geneva where the luxury brand instead previewed the new Audi R8 and Prologue Avant Concept. Most notably, it is the first Audi with a plug-in hybrid diesel powertrain. It pairs a 190kW/600Nm 3...


Audi TT unleashed in Sydney

Audi TT unleashed in Sydney

A select group of lucky Sydney-siders were let loose in the all-new Audi TT at the recent launch held by Audi Centre Sydney. The third-generation sports car remains decidedly similar looking to the previous generations released in 1998 and 2005, though the rounded edges have been sharpened, giving it more aggressive lines...


Second-generation Audi R8 e-tron EV detailed
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Second-generation Audi R8 e-tron EV detailed

The 2015 Audi R8 e-tron electric supercar will have 340kW of power and a remarkable 920Nm of torque, sprint from 0-100km/h in 3.9 seconds and offer a range in excess of 450km. The second-generation of Audi’s halo product and technological testing guinea pig thereby more than doubles the range over the original small-batch model, as laid down by Audi’s board member for technical development Ulrich Hackenberg, long a champion of the project...


2015 Audi R8 revealed
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2015 Audi R8 revealed

The second-generation Audi R8 has officially bolted into the public sphere at last, less than a week before it makes its debut in the flesh at the Geneva motor show. Long-awaited, the Ingolstadt marque’s V10-powered mid-engined supercar flagship is kin to the Lamborghini Huracan, and will again serve as the hardcore flagship of Audi’s global range...


2015 Audi TT Coupe scores four stars in Euro NCAP crash testing; Renault, Opel vans manage three
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2015 Audi TT Coupe scores four stars in Euro NCAP crash testing; Renault, Opel vans manage three

The 2015 Audi TT Coupe has managed a less-than-perfect four-star crash rating in the latest round of testing by the European New Car Assessment Programme, Euro NCAP. The third-generation Audi TT managed the four-star rating chiefly due to a "lack of latest advanced technologies such as autonomous emergency braking," a release from Euro NCAP claimed...


2015 Audi R8 leaked online ahead of Geneva debut
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2015 Audi R8 leaked online ahead of Geneva debut

A photo that is claimed to be an official press shot of the new-generation 2015 Audi R8 has been posted online ahead of its scheduled debut at the 2015 Geneva motor show. The shot was published by Spanish website Motorpasion, though it's not clear how the site obtained the image...


Audi Prologue Avant concept car detailed in full prior to Geneva
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Audi Prologue Avant concept car detailed in full prior to Geneva

The Audi Prologue Avant has been officially revealed and detailed ahead of its public debut at the Geneva motor show next week. Measuring 5.11 metres from head to tail, 1.97m wide, 1.4m tall, and sitting on a 3.04m long wheelbase, the Prologue Avant is a pretty big beast. Despite its generous dimensions, the concept car seats only four people...