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Audi RS4 generations face-off - video

The Audi RS4 has over two decades of history behind it, so what better way to measure its progress by lining up its various iterations? Mat Watson from Carwow managed to get three generations of RS4 (including the current one) and the original RS2 together for an old-school drag race and some one-on-one time to see how far the German performance wagon has come since the mid-1990s...

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2019 Audi SQ7 spied
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2019 Audi SQ7 spied

The facelifted Audi SQ7 has been snapped by photographers for the first time, giving us an early preview of the variant set to serve as flagship when the updated SUV lands. Following shortly after images of the standard Q7 surfaced, the SQ7 prototype here shows a little more detail as to what to expect from the mid-life refresh...


Audi R8 Competition Package announced for the USA
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Audi R8 Competition Package announced for the USA

Audi of America has announced a super-limited version of its R8 supercar, dubbed the Competition Package. Claimed to be the "brand's most performance-oriented production R8 model ever produced", the Competition Package is capped at just 10 units for the United States...


2019 Audi Q7 spied
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2019 Audi Q7 spied

Photographers have snapped the first images of the updated Audi Q7 this week, giving us a preview of what to expect from the seven-seat SUV's mid-life refresh. The most significant changes appear to be up the front, with this prototype sporting a revised grille, headlight and bumper design that looks quite similar to that of the related Q8...


2019 Audi A1 Allroad spied
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2019 Audi A1 Allroad spied

A prototype believed to be the 2019 Audi A1 Allroad has been snapped testing at the Nurburgring Nordschleife, wearing extra body cladding and a taller ride height. Beyond what we can see here, there aren't really any details available about the A1 Allroad. Audi has never offered one of its high-riding, toughened-up editions on anything smaller than an A4, so we're sort of in uncharted waters here...


Luxury car owners are more satisfied
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Luxury car owners are more satisfied

If you’re shelling out big bucks for a premium car, you’re quite right to expect premium customer care. The good news is, according to global research firm J.D. Power, that’s exactly what most people are getting. Its 2018 Australia Customer Survey for Luxury Vehicles spoke with 511 luxury vehicle owners who purchased their car between March 2013 and August 2018, and had it serviced at an authorised dealer between March 2017 and August 2018...


Audi fined $1.3 billion in Germany over Dieselgate engines
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Audi fined $1.3 billion in Germany over Dieselgate engines

Audi has been fined €800 million ($1.3 billion) for regulatory breaches in relation the V6 and V8 turbo-diesel engines engulfed in the Dieselgate emissions scandal. The fine was handed down via an administrative order from the Munich public prosecutors office. In a statement, Audi says it "accepts the fine, and, by doing so, admits its responsibility"...


Audi R8 V10 Coupe/Spyder recalled
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Audi R8 V10 Coupe/Spyder recalled

Audi has recalled R8 V10 Coupe and Spyder models manufactured between mid-2015 and late-2017, over concerns about an oil leak in the automatic transmission. According to the company, vehicles with the DL800 gearbox could develop an oil leak in the gearbox breather when the car is being driven "on a racetrack and extreme driving manoeuvres are being undertaken"...


2019 Audi A6 Allroad spied at the Nurburgring
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2019 Audi A6 Allroad spied at the Nurburgring

The next-generation Audi A6 Allroad has been spied again, this time around the Nurburgring in Germany, wearing less disguise than previously. We already have a general idea of what to expect from the new Allroad's design, given we've already seen the latest A6 Avant, though the high-riding version will get some unique design elements and off-road technology to take advantage of the extra ride height...


Audi used fake VINs in South Korean emissions cheating scheme - report
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Audi used fake VINs in South Korean emissions cheating scheme - report

More details are starting emerge about Audi and its use of fake and duplicate VINs (vehicle identification numbers) in South Korea. In a surprise to no-one, it's Dieselgate-related. In August 2017 it was revealed Audi used duplicate VINs on thousands of cars exported to China, South Korea, and Japan – quite why it had done so wasn't clear, though...


Audi e-tron quattro review: Prototype drive
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Audi e-tron quattro review: Prototype drive

The new Audi e-tron quattro electric SUV won't hit the market until next year, but now we've driven it. What should you expect? Read on.


Audi Q7 3.0TDI temporarily removed from sale in Australia
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Audi Q7 3.0TDI temporarily removed from sale in Australia

Audi Australia has temporarily removed the non-S Q7 from its line-up, as the factory in Germany revises the car's AdBlue diesel exhaust treatment system. According to Audi, it's currently "working on a solution to improve recognition of the wrong medium” being added to the AdBlue tank in Q7 3.0TDI vehicles...


Volkswagen tops brand loyalty study in Australia
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Volkswagen tops brand loyalty study in Australia

Volkswagen customers are the most loyal in Australia according to a new survey by Roy Morgan, putting the German brand ahead of other non-luxury marques like Toyota, Mazda and Subaru. According to the June quarter's edition of the Automotive Currency Report, 61.5 per cent of Volkswagen owners said they would be looking to buy their next car from the same brand, ahead of Toyota (59...


Schaeffler RS3 takes on supercar elite - video
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Schaeffler RS3 takes on supercar elite - video

The Schaeffler 4ePerformance is a wild all-electric concept that shoves four electric motors from a Formula E racer underneath an Audi RS3, and this video shows just how much of a weapon that creates. Posted by Daniel Abt on YouTube, the clip shows the Schaeffler 4eP duke it out with an Audi R8, Lamborghini Huracan and Porsche 911 GT2 RS in a series of drag races – we won't give too much away...


2019 Audi SQ2 revealed - UPDATE
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2019 Audi SQ2 revealed - UPDATE

Audi has officially revealed the SQ2 ahead of its public debut at the Paris motor show next week, serving as a new flagship in the little crossover's line-up. UPDATE, 4/10/18: We've now got more images of the SQ2, click here for the full gallery. UPDATE, 29/9/18: Audi Australia has said its keen to add the SQ2 to the local line-up, and aims to have it in local showrooms before the end of next year...


Rupert Stadler leaves the Volkswagen Group
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Rupert Stadler leaves the Volkswagen Group

Rupert Stadler, the former Audi CEO who was arrested earlier this year for his alleged role in the Dieselgate emissions cheating affair, has been removed from the boards of both Audi and its parent the Volkswagen Group. In a statement released on the first day of the Paris motor show, the automaker announced Stadler had terminated his contract with "immediate effect" meaning he will "no longer work for the Volkswagen Group"...


2019 Audi R8 LMS GT3 revealed in Paris
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2019 Audi R8 LMS GT3 revealed in Paris

It's not the updated R8 we were hoping for, but Audi Sport – Audi's performance and motorsport division – has revealed a refreshed R8 LMS GT3 race car at the Paris motor show, which could be giving us a glimpse of what to expect from the facelifted supercar...


Poll: 2019 Audi e-tron lands first blow in EV battle
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Poll: 2019 Audi e-tron lands first blow in EV battle

They're both electric, they're both German and they're both official – finally. It appears the more conventional Audi e-tron quattro is leading the electric charge, having toppled the Mercedes-Benz EQC in our latest poll. A handy 66 per cent of respondents to the poll favoured the angular Audi, which is already being produced ahead of a European market launch at the end of this year...


2019 Audi R8 teased
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2019 Audi R8 teased

Audi Sport has published a quick teaser video of what we believe to be the refreshed R8 supercar, ahead of its full reveal at the Paris motor show later this week. Posted to the performance arm's Twitter feed, the 10-second clip is captioned: "Ready to let loose with our new beauty in Paris on October 2nd. #ParisMotorShow #MondialAuto #LeagueofPerformance"...


Audi e-tron quattro won't be stocked in US showrooms
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Audi e-tron quattro won't be stocked in US showrooms

Audi America has announced its dealers won’t be stocking the e-tron quattro in showrooms, with the full-electric SUV only available on a build-to-order basis. Audi claims the new retail model will ensure all dealerships will be able to sell the e-tron without needing to worry about being limited to a set allocation...