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2021 Audi Q7 gains V6 petrol in Australia, A4 Allroad and TT score power increases

Audi has announced an array of engine changes to its Australian Q7, TT and A4 Allroad models. The changes include a new petrol engine for the Q7 SUV, as well as power bumps for the TT coupe and A4 Allroad. A new gearbox also accompanies the performance increase on the sporty TT coupe...

2021 Audi SQ2 revealed, Australian launch timing confirmed

The facelifted 2021 Audi SQ2 has been officially unveiled. The updated version of the smallest Audi S model currently on sale will make its way to Australian shores for the first time in mid-2021. The pre-facelift model was previously confirmed for our market in recent years, before it was delayed and ultimately ruled out...

2021 Audi SQ5 TDI revealed, Australian launch timing confirmed

2021 Audi SQ5 TDI officially unveiled Launches in Australia in the second quarter of 2021 3.0-litre diesel gains efficiency tweaks, but loses 4kW of power Adaptive dampers standard, air suspension available as an option Audi has unveiled the facelifted SQ5 TDI, ahead of its Australian launch in the second quarter of 2021...

Audi RS 6 GTO concept unveiled

Audi has unveiled the RS 6 GTO concept, a high-performance wagon inspired by an iconic race car of the brand's past. Based on the showroom-specification RS 6 Avant wagon, the RS 6 GTO concept pays homage to the short-lived Audi 90 Quattro GTO race car, built for the US-based IMSA racing series in 1989...

A guide to bargain hunting in the SUV segment

The Australian new-car market is showing signs of recovery. Pundits were forecasting another sharp decline, in the region of 20 per cent, as per previous months affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. To their surprise, October was a stellar month – Australians were buying new cars at almost the same rate as this time last year, pre-pandemic...

Audi A1, A3, and TT recalled due to gearbox fault

Audi Australia has issued a recall on a total of 2783 cars – across three model types – citing a fault with its 7-speed dual clutch gearbox. The affected models are the A1, A3, and TT, with model years between 2011 and 2013. Sales took place between February 2011, and September 2012...

2021 Audi RS E-Tron GT to arrive in Australia mid-next year

The 2021 Audi RS E-Tron GT is slated for launch mid-next year in Europe, with Australian deliveries to follow soon after. The all-wheel drive electrified high-performance tourer – which is a mechanical cousin of the Taycan from fellow VW-subsidiary Porsche – produces 440kW/830Nm from its dual motors (335kW at the rear and 175kW at the front)...

Audi reaffirms its commitment to all-wheel-drive in the electric-car era

German car maker Audi has reaffirmed its commitment to all-wheel-drive, even as it pivots with the rest of the car industry to electric power. As Audi celebrates the 40th anniversary of its all-wheel-drive “quattro” system, the company says it is well progressed with plans to evolve the technology and apply it to pure electric cars...

2021 Audi RS E-Tron GT to get three electric motors and 520kW – report

The 2021 Audi RS E-Tron GT will use a tri-electric motor set up, reportedly boasting more than 520kW of power. Despite the E-Tron GT being based on the all-electric Porsche Taycan, it's believed the Audi will receive an additional electric motor and more power, according to a report from UK publication Auto Express...

New Zealand Prime Minister adds to her electric-car fleet

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is poised to switch to electric power for her ministerial car, from a BMW 7 Series diesel to an Audi e-Tron. While the NZ government is about to take delivery of three Audi e-Trons for high-ranking politicians and VIP guests, two are expected to be based in the capital Wellington (in the far south of the North Island) – and at least one example is planned to be assigned to Auckland (650km away, in the far north) at Ms Ardern’s home alongside her personal vehicle, a Hyundai Ioniq electric car...

Around the tracks: Asking owners of expensive cars how they afford them

When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world. Here’s a handful of the photos, articles, videos or social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay? 1...