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2020 Audi A4 Avant facelift spied

A facelifted Audi A4 Avant has been spied undergoing winter testing in Sweden. This is the second update to the current-generation A4, and appears more substantial than the revision due to go on sale in Australia from early 2019...

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2019 Audi S3 interior spied
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2019 Audi S3 interior spied

The Audi S3 has been spied undergoing winter testing in Sweden, with this latest prototype offering a first glimpse of its interior. While the exterior looks to be evolutionary, the interior appears a radical reimagining of Audi's interior design language. There are vents angled towards the driver on either side of the instrumentation pod, and an aggressively downward slant for the in-door arm rests...


2004-11 Audi A4, A6 added to Takata recall
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2004-11 Audi A4, A6 added to Takata recall

Audi Australia has expanded its Takata airbag recall, adding the '8E' A4 and '4F' A6 model lines sold between July 2004 and April 2011. This particular notice affects vehicles with potentially-faulty passenger-side airbags. As with all Takata-related recalls, the airbag's inflator propellant could degrade over time as it gets exposed to high temperatures and humidity...


508, Q3, S60/V60, X5 score five-star Euro NCAP ratings
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508, Q3, S60/V60, X5 score five-star Euro NCAP ratings

Euro NCAP has awarded five-star safety ratings to several new models, including the Audi Q3, BMW X5, Peugeot 508, along with the Volvo S60/V60. The Q3, 508, S60 and V60 all scored over 90 per cent in the area of Adult Occupant Protection, while the X5 managed 89 per cent – largely due to the driver's knee airbag not deploying properly in the front offset test...


Volkswagen could build cars in Ford US plants
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Volkswagen could build cars in Ford US plants

Volkswagen could build some of its vehicles at Ford factories in the USA, Herbert Diess, the German automaker's CEO, has revealed. Diess spoke to reporters including those from Automotive News after a discussion with US President Donald Trump, members of his administration, and senior officers from Daimler and BMW...


Volkswagen: Next-gen platforms will be the last designed for petrol, diesel engines
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Volkswagen: Next-gen platforms will be the last designed for petrol, diesel engines

At Volkswagen Group, the next generation of flexible component sets will be the last engineered for internal combustion engines. According to Automotive News, Michael Jost, head of strategy for the Volkswagen brand, told an industry conference in Germany “our colleagues are working on the last platform for vehicles that aren’t CO2 neutral"...


Audi avoiding the race to 'peak grille' - report
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Audi avoiding the race to 'peak grille' - report

Audi has pulled itself out of the battle of the front-end bulge, suggesting the way forward with its styling is to be smarter with grille design. As the likes of Lexus, BMW, Toyota and Genesis (check out this G90 snout) chase greater road presence by making their grilles bigger, the head designer from Ingolstadt has told Car Throttle it's not about the "big mouth" anymore...


2019 Audi S6 spied again
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2019 Audi S6 spied again

The upcoming 2019 Audi S6 has been spied again, this time around the iconic Nurburgring race track in Germany. Spotted with next to no camouflage, the blue sedan in the images gives us a fairly clear indication of what to expect from the mid-tier performance A6, which is likely to be revealed early next year...


Audi Flying Taxi Concept unveiled in Amsterdam
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Audi Flying Taxi Concept unveiled in Amsterdam

Audi, in conjunction with Airbus and Italdesign has presented an operational prototype of Pop.Up Next, its flying taxi concept. Pop.Up Next is essentially a hybrid between a drone and an autonomous car. The idea is the system has a ground module and a drone module. A separate passenger compartment can be transported by, and passed between, both transport modules...


2020 Audi Q4 to sport TT Offroad-inspired design - report
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2020 Audi Q4 to sport TT Offroad-inspired design - report

Audi has already promised a new crossover model – the Q4 – for launch sometime next year. This week, the German marque's design boss has given an indication as to what to expect from the vehicle's styling. Speaking with Britain's Autocar, Andreas Mindt, head of exterior design for Audi, said the Q4 is "a bit more than a coupe version of the Q3, to my eyes a lot more"...


Audi e-tron GT: 2020 EV revealed
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Audi e-tron GT: 2020 EV revealed

Audi has unveiled its all-electric take on the classic grand tourer, revealing a preview of the e-tron GT headed for production in 2020. Measuring up at 4.96m long, 1.96m wide and 1.38m tall, clothed in an evolution of the Sportback shape from the four-door A7/A5 models, Audi's design team has certainly given the GT proportions befitting a modern grand tourer...


Audi A3 liftback to challenge Mercedes-Benz CLA - report
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Audi A3 liftback to challenge Mercedes-Benz CLA - report

A liftback version of the fourth-generation Audi A3 is reportedly under development, with the Ingolstadt brand keen to take sales away from its German rivals. Sources have told Autocar approval was granted to the A3 liftback project by former CEO Rupert Stadler, who was arrested June this year due to fears he was trying to suppress evidence as German prosecutors work through a criminal investigation into the Dieselgate affair...


Audi e-tron GT concept revealed, but with camouflage on
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Audi e-tron GT concept revealed, but with camouflage on

The Audi e-tron GT concept has been revealed (sorta) before, hopefully, its full unveiling at the 2018 Los Angeles motor show this week. In this latest tease ahead of the Los Angeles show, Audi has given us another glimpse at the concept's LED headlight design. The company has also provided photos of the car's exterior, but with it still covered up with an eye-distracting camouflage wrap...


Audi e-tron GT concept teased again
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Audi e-tron GT concept teased again

The Audi e-tron GT concept has been teased again ahead of its debut at the 2018 Los Angeles motor show on November 28, local time. Marc Lichte, Audi's head of design, appeared on Bild to give the German magazine a sneak peak of the car's head- and tail-light designs. He confirmed the car's battery pack will be rated at almost 100kWh, and should allow the e-tron GT to travel around 400km between charges...


GT C Roadster, R8 Spyder, i8 Roadster, 570S Spider drag race - video
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GT C Roadster, R8 Spyder, i8 Roadster, 570S Spider drag race - video

In a new video clip posted on YouTube, Mat Watson from the UK's carwow pits four of Europe's fastest convertibles against each other in a drag race – the Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster, Audi R8 Spyder, BMW i8 Roadster, and the McLaren 570S Spider...


2018 Audi Q2 review: Buying a new Audi
Rating: 8.310 /10
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2018 Audi Q2 review: Buying a new Audi

Audi's smallest SUV also happens to be one of the safest luxury cars you can buy for the money, which is why we bought one.


Four-door TT is off the table, Audi says
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Four-door TT is off the table, Audi says

Audi has scrapped plans for a four-door derivative of its TT coupe, suggesting it would be tricky to deliver a practical 'family' car that does justice to the badge's heritage. The idea for a TT Sportback was first mooted by Audi technical chief, Ulrich Hackenberg, as part of a push to expand its model line-up...


Audi S1: Second-generation model looking unlikely
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Audi S1: Second-generation model looking unlikely

Audi has hinted there will be no S1 hot hatch derivative of the second-generation A1 launched globally last week. Speaking with CarAdvice in Spain, head of communication at Audi, Peter Oberndorfer, while not pouring cold water on the idea completely, did state another S1 is “not foreseen on this platform”...


2019 Audi A1 review
Rating: 7.910 /10
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2019 Audi A1 review

The second-gen Audi A1 is bigger, brawnier, and a whole lot more mature than the ageing model it replaces. In other words, it's all grown-up.


2020 Audi RS Q3 spied with less camouflage
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2020 Audi RS Q3 spied with less camouflage

The Audi RS Q3 has been spied again, this time in southern Europe instead of the Nurburgring. More significantly the company has stripped away much of the camouflage covering the doors, pillars, bonnet and tailgate. The grille and front air vents have a new pattern shared with prototypes of the upcoming RS Q8...