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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 proper pure electric Tesla Model S rival from one of its next-generation passenger cars...

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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...


2015 Audi TT Coupe Review
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2015 Audi TT Coupe Review

The third-generation Audi TT Coupe has three main aims to achieve. Matt Campbell finds out if it does.

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2015 Audi TT Coupe pricing and specifications
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2015 Audi TT Coupe pricing and specifications

The 2015 Audi TT Coupe has arrived in Australia, almost 20 years after the first ever version of the German brand's compact coupe went on sale. Priced from $71,950 plus on-road costs, the all-new Audi TT Coupe comes in considerably more affordable than CarAdvice was lead to believe at the international launch of the car, yet still a touch dearer than the model it replaces...


2015 Audi TT Quattro review
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2015 Audi TT Quattro review

Look up “hairdresser’s car” in the Urban Dictionary and there’s one particular model that ranks highly: the Audi TT. The two-door German sports coupe that has been known for putting its styling ahead of its sportiness – and that’s pretty much the definition of a hairdresser’s car: more show than go...


Audi RS Q7 on the cards
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Audi RS Q7 on the cards

The Audi RS performance portfolio could soon extend to include the first Audi RS Q7. A report from Top Gear this week suggested such a model was on its way to market, and should an RS version of the all-new Audi Q7 become a reality, it will take on the likes of high-riding, high-performance SUVs such as the BMW X5 M and Mercedes-Benz ML 63 AMG, not to mention the Range Rover Sport SVR...


Audi S3 sedan now available with manual transmission
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Audi S3 sedan now available with manual transmission

The Audi S3 sedan can now be ordered with a six-speed manual transmission. Audi Australia confirmed a manual variant of the 2015 model S3 sedan has been brought online due to high demand for such a model in the range. The S3 sedan was previously only available with a six-speed S tronic dual-clutch automatic. The 2...


2015 Audi R8 teased with laser headlights
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2015 Audi R8 teased with laser headlights

The first official teaser of the 2015 Audi R8 has been revealed ahead of the car's debut at the 2015 Geneva motor show in March. And it's got frickin' lasers. The mid-engined Audi R8 will be offered with laser high-beam lights, with the German brand describing the new illumination system — which has been seen previously on the Audi R8 LMX (pictured below) as "the first of a number of technology highlights of the top sports car"...


Audi Prologue Avant concept for Geneva show previews aggressive future design
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Audi Prologue Avant concept for Geneva show previews aggressive future design

The Audi Prologue Avant concept to be premiered at the Geneva motor show in March previews the stylistic direction for the company’s mainstream passenger cars going forward under new(ish) design chief Marc Lichte. Continuing with a theme commenced at the LA motor show last November with the two-door Prologue Coupe concept, the Prologue Avant lays down the aggressive direction the Ingolstadt marque appears keen to head in with future wares...


German cars outsell Australian ones locally in January
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German cars outsell Australian ones locally in January

For the first time, Australians have purchased more German-made vehicles over the course of a month than locally made ones from Ford, Holden and Toyota. January VFACTS figures report that 6798 of the vehicles registered for the month came from Germany (up 4.2 per cent) compared with 6574 Australian-made cars, down 2.8 per cent...


New Audi R8 photographed undisguised ahead of March debut
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New Audi R8 photographed undisguised ahead of March debut

An Instagram user has posted a photo that he claims is of the second-generation Audi R8 supercar. The photo was uploaded by Instagram user dreboog with the caption: "New R8! My insider shall remain nameless." Although Dreboog's account on the site has now been made private, we were able to find his profile description: "I dabble in graffiti...


Audi A3 and Mercedes-Benz A-Class/CLA outsell Civic, Lancer and Pulsar
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Audi A3 and Mercedes-Benz A-Class/CLA outsell Civic, Lancer and Pulsar

The Audi A3 and Mercedes-Benz A-Class/CLA twins beat out traditional volume players in the small car segment including the Honda Civic, Mitsubishi Lancer and Nissan Pulsar in January.  We have written before about the way premium brands such as Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz are increasingly ‘cutting the lunch’ of traditional mainstream brands with entry vehicles priced from about $35K plus on-roads, but January’s figures provide a stark reminder...