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No price cuts for Audi RS models

Audi Australia has confirmed it won't drop prices of the current-generation RS4 and RS5 models despite BMW slashing prices and adding equipment to its M3 sedan and M4 Coupe and Convertible...

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Audi R8 program manager speaks on working alongside Lamborghini
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Audi R8 program manager speaks on working alongside Lamborghini

Cross pollination between Audi and sister company Lamborghini has resulted in a better R8 and Huracan alike, according to technical program manager for the R8, Alwyn Watkins. In a candid conversation with CarAdvice, Watkins spoke in glowing terms of working across platforms with Lamborghini engineers...


Audi Q6 EV concept leaked online
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Audi Q6 EV concept leaked online

Images that are claimed to be of an Audi electric SUV concept that will debut at the Frankfurt motor show have been published online. The computer renderings seen here were published by both Auto Bild and Auto Motor und Sport, and are said to come from a source within Audi...


Audi R8 won't go turbo any time soon
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Audi R8 won't go turbo any time soon

It seems the Audi R8 won’t be heading down the populist road of forced induction any time soon, no doubt a positive insight for fans of the sharp throttle response that only a highly tuned naturally aspirated engine can deliver. “At the moment I would say no,” said Jurgen Konigstedt, Audi's head of development for V6, V8 and V10 engines, when CarAdvice posed the question at the international launch of the new R8 last week...


2016 Audi R8 specifications
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2016 Audi R8 specifications

We don't often start stories with a quote, but on this occasion we will. “The new 2016 Audi R8 V10 Plus is the most powerful and fastest production Audi ever,” says the Ingolstadt marque's board member for technical development Ulrich Hackenberg. “With the new Audi R8, our engineers are transferring their bundled racing expertise from the race track to the road...


2016 Audi R8 - five interesting facts
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2016 Audi R8 - five interesting facts

Audi has deftly avoided any potential ‘rubbish sequel’ comments by delivering a second-generation R8 that is every bit as appealing as the first version. Perhaps even more so given the power and torque increases along with an upgraded all-round package. The new Audi R8 is sharper, more deliberate, subtly different, but similar enough to only enhance the original styling cues that fans of the super sportscar loved...


2016 Audi R8 Review
Rating: 9.510 /10
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2016 Audi R8 Review

The sequel is often harder to get right than the first film and it's the same in the motoring world. While the new R8 has a lot to live up to, it also needs to advance the Audi super sportscar game a little further.


Audi RS4 sedan could return in 2016
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Audi RS4 sedan could return in 2016

Audi’s hero RS 4 range may once again include a sedan option, with huge demand in China and the US reportedly moving the carmaker to reconsider its wagon-only formula. The RS 4 badge hasn’t appeared on a sedan since the 2008 retirement of the ‘B7’ A4, a range that was bookended by RS wagons in earlier ‘B6’ and current ‘B8’ forms...


2016 Audi A4 Allroad spied ahead of possible Geneva motor show debut
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2016 Audi A4 Allroad spied ahead of possible Geneva motor show debut

Audi’s new Q1 compact SUV isn’t the company’s only next-generation model out touring highways, with the coming new 2016 A4 Allroad crossover spied testing this week. The appearance of this camouflaged prototype comes just weeks after the unveiling of the all-new 2016 A4 sedan and Avant wagon, which debuted online in June ahead of a world premiere at September’s Frankfurt Motor Show...


2016 Audi Q1 spied testing in production body
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2016 Audi Q1 spied testing in production body

The coming new 2016 Audi Q1 compact SUV has been spied testing this week, ahead of a debut that could occur later this year or early next. Spied previously in the borrowed garb of a Volkswagen Tiguan, these new shots offer a first look at the new small Audi in its final outfit. Although the prototype shown here wears a thin layer of camouflage, more than a few of the Q1’s styling details can be seen...


2015 Audi A1 Sportback Review: 1.8 TFSI S line
Rating: 710 /10
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2015 Audi A1 Sportback Review: 1.8 TFSI S line

The Audi A1 has just been updated and re-focused in its mission to fight the top-selling Mini. Here we test the new, performance-focused 1.8 TFSI S line variant.


Audi Q7: "A lot of testing" done locally for new large SUV
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Audi Q7: "A lot of testing" done locally for new large SUV

The all-new 2016 Audi Q7 family SUV launching in late July underwent significant testing in Australia during the global development process. Speaking at the launch of the new Audi TT Roadster in Victoria this week, Audi Australia general manager of corporate communications Anna Burgdorf described the level of current and previous Q7 local engineering...


Audi TT RS new-generation a sure bet for Australia
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Audi TT RS new-generation a sure bet for Australia

Audi Australia is keen to offer local buyers the option of an ultra high-performance Audi TT RS, which was essentially confirmed for production by an Audi executive late last year. While it's not expected for another two years, it was revealed last year by Audi technical project manager, Markus Sieward, that the high-powered coupe would utilise a 2...


Audi Australia "not afraid" to invest in infrastructure for electric Q6 and e-tron models
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Audi Australia "not afraid" to invest in infrastructure for electric Q6 and e-tron models

Audi Australia is ready to invest in infrastructure to support its upcoming plug-in electric e-tron and full-electric passenger cars as momentum behind the electric vehicle movement increases. Audi announced last year that e-tron variants are likely to be introduced across almost all model lines in the range, making it a key drivetrain pillar to sit alongside diesel and petrol drivetrains...


2016 Audi TT Roadster pricing and specifications
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2016 Audi TT Roadster pricing and specifications

The 2016 Audi TT Roadster has been launched in Australia with sharp pricing and a marked increase in features. Audi Australia has launched the TT Roadster in Australia with a single drivetrain and gearbox combination, with a starting price from $81,500 plus on-road costs for the TT Roadster Sport and $89,000 for the TT Roadster S-Line (plus on-road costs)...


2016 Audi TT Roadster Review
Rating: 810 /10
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2016 Audi TT Roadster Review

Audi has taken the wraps off the rag-top version of the TT, dubbed the TT Roadster. We slip behind the wheel to see if it performs as well sans roof.

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Luxury Car Tax "unfair", says Audi
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Luxury Car Tax "unfair", says Audi

Updated 09/07/2015: Further clarification around luxury car tax thresholds and percentages was added in below. The Luxury Car Tax (LCT) is "absolutely an unfair tax", says Audi general manager of corporate communications Anna Burgdorf. The LCT, which was implemented in Australia on July 1, 2000, was designed to protect the local car industry and slug buyers of 'luxury cars' with a 25...


2016 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron pricing and specifications
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2016 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron pricing and specifications

Audi’s first-ever plug-in hybrid, the 2016 A3 Sportback e-tron, is now on sale in Australia from $62,490 plus on-roads. This news follows confirmation last year that the A3 Sportback e-tron, just the first of an onslaught of e-tron models, would come to Australia with a price tag in the neighbourhood of $60,000...


The CarAdvice Garage — live interactive video stream 11:30AM AEST 06/07
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The CarAdvice Garage — live interactive video stream 11:30AM AEST 06/07

After the success of our Toyota HiLux worldwide reveal, where we ran a Periscope session allowing our readers — you guys — to watch and ask questions live, we are trialling a Periscope stream of the CarAdvice Garage. You can watch the video stream live from your computer or you can watch and discuss live using the Periscope application on your iOS or Android device...


Giorgetto Giugiaro sells remaining shares in design company to Audi
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Giorgetto Giugiaro sells remaining shares in design company to Audi

Famous automotive designer Giorgetto Giugiaro has left the company that he founded, selling his remaining stake to Audi. ItalDesign Giugiaro announced overnight that Giorgetto Giugiaro (above) had left his post as honorary president of the company he founded in 1968 "to dedicate more time to his passions and personal interests"...