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Audi takes Australians on a road trip without leaving the house

Audi has today announced a new social media initiative in the form of a filmic road trip through the Australian countryside. Titled The Drive, the film follows one of the brand’s 2020 A6 sedans driven through the New South Wales central tablelands for the entirety of its four-hour runtime...

2020 Audi Q7 pricing and specs

Audi has announced its 2020 Q7 full-size SUV with a host of new design, tech, and driver aid revisions. The 2020 Audi Q7 is available in three trims: 45 TDI Quattro, 50 TDI Quattro and 50 TDI Quattro S line. Pricing for the 45 TDI begins at $101,900, with the 50 TDI starting from $112,900 and the 50 TDI S line commencing at $119,900...

2021 Audi A3 Sportback revealed, Australian debut confirmed - new photos

UPDATE: New photos of the 2021 Audi A3 have been released, showing the new Sportback in outdoor driving lights and new colours. Our original story continues below. March 3, 2020: Exactly eight years since its predecessor was first unveiled and four years since its last facelift, the new fourth-generation 2021 Audi A3 Sportback has been unveiled online...

2021 Audi RS3 Sportback and sedan spied

The upcoming 2021 Audi RS3 has been spied in winter testing today, revealing a fresh new look at the German marque's hero hatch and sedan twins. The new super-hot hatch was last spied in November 2019, tearing up the Nurburgring – but that was before the regular A3 had been unveiled. Now we know how its base styling will look, we can better guess at the RS3's design...

Audi R8 'Green Hell' name registered. Is it for a Nürburgring record-breaker?

Audi appears to have a new project in the works, based on its recent application to trademark the name “R8 Green Hell", a reference to the famous Nurburgring circuit in Germany. The application, filed earlier this month, points to Audi possibly developing a faster iteration of its existing mid-engined R8 sports car...

Audi Q5 Sportback confirmed, due to be unveiled later this year

Audi has confirmed its new Q5 Sportback – based on the latest generation Q5 pictured above and below – will debut this year as part of 20 models the German brand hopes to release across 2020. Announced by Audi chairman Bram Schot during the carmaker’s 2019 annual results, the Q5 Sportback – a Q5 wagon but with a sloping, coupe-like rear roofline – will arrive alongside updated A3 and Q2, but will be the only completely new addition to the brand's line-up this year...

2019 Audi Q7 recalled over airbag that may not inflate properly

Audi Australia has issued a recall of five of its 2019 Q7 (model code 4M) SUVs affected by a faulty airbag component. Lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), the defect related to a fastening for an air duct used to inflate the curtain airbag...

2020 Audi Q2 Edition #2 pricing and specs

Audi Australia has given its Q2 small SUV a sporty makeover with the arrival of two new ‘Edition #2’ variants. The Edition #2 pack can be optioned for both Q2 35 TFSI and 40 TFSI quattro models for an additional $2600 and $3000 respectively. The Edition #2 pack equips the Q2 with 19-inch alloy wheels and opts for black exterior trim pieces for added contrast...

Report names the 10 'most valuable' car brands for 2020

Mercedes-Benz is the world's most valuable automotive brand, according to an annual report estimating the worth of the car industry's biggest names. The Automotive Industry report, published by independent consultancy firm Brand Finance, found Mercedes-Benz's value had increased 8 per cent to US$65 billion (AU$98...

2021 Audi e-tron GT spied testing for the first time

The upcoming Audi e-tron GT has been spied testing for the first time, more than a year since it first appeared as a show car. As a concept, the all-electric super tourer looked production-ready to begin with, and these spy photos confirm it wasn't far off. Immediately, the standout difference appears to be a taller and rounder roofline, ensuring more useable headspace in the second row...

Audi A8 recalled for power steering leak, potential fire hazard

Audi Australia has issued a recall of 108 of its flagship luxury A8 sedan models affected by a faulty steering component. Audi's recall includes the 2010-2013 A8 4H fitted with the petrol V8 or W12, and the 2012-2016 A8 Security (an armoured version of a regular A8 intended for civilian security) fitted with the petrol V8 or W12...