Battle Of The Mighty SUVs: Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk vs Audi RSQ8
The folks at ‘Carwow’ raced two performance SUVs in some straight-line races. On one corner, there was the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk and the 710 horses that come with it, and on the other, we had the RS version of the Q8 that puts out 600 ponies. On paper, the supercharged Trackhawk has the edge, but can the same be translated in the real world?
Audi A4 Avant Spied as the Last Generation with an Internal Combustion Engine
We’ve finally laid eyes on the B10-generation Audi A4 Avant, and it’s essentially the last of a dying breed. Scheduled to go on sale sometime in late-2022 or early 2023, this will be the last generation of the A4 that rock an internal combustion engine, but you will have until around 2030 to get your hands on one if it follows the same, seven-year life cycle. As for this prototype, it has a smaller but wider singleframe grille, and this sure does look like a production body.
The front end appears to feature a cleaner design, but it is wearing some pretty heavy camo/ The vertical corner air inlets are quite small and it looks like Audi is integrating the fog lights into the main headlight clusters. The headlights themselves do look to be production and are largely uncovered, so this is what you can expect from the production model.
Around back, Audi has yet to apply the production taillights, so take what you see here with a grain of salt. Something that has caught our attention, though, is what we can make out form the cutouts around the reverse lights. Not only can we see how wide the new taillights are, but it also appears as if there will be a wide trim piece here or, dare I say, and LED light strip connecting the two taillights.
So far, we’ve yet to see anything from the interior, but from these shots, we can tell that Audi is finally ditching the dash-mounted infotainment display. The powertrains from the current model will carry over with minor tweaks for power and efficiency, but you can expect some more notable upgrades to come down the line before the fuel powered A4 is finally retired.
The Tesla Model S Plaid Should Be Sued For Emotionally Scarring This Tuned Audi RS3!
After wreaking havoc on sports cars and supercars in 2021, the Tesla Model S Plaid’s drag domination continues in 2022, starting with the Audi RS3. Sam uploaded a video of the Tesla Plaid taking on a tuned Audi RS3 on his YouTube channel ‘Sam CarLegion’. The result? Calling it a loss for the RS3 would be an understatement!
You Can Now Fit A Manual Aftermarket Gearbox To Your Audi R8
The second-generation Audi R8, which made its debut in the 2016 model year, will be the last supercar of its kind for the German automaker. Audi has already confirmed near the end of 2021 that the R8’s successor will be all-electric, but if there’s one thing that the second-generation model never got, that would be a manual transmission.
Is This Audi R8 RWD GT the Very Last Version of the R8 as we Know it?
Everyone knows that Audi R8 lives on borrowed time. A successor will happen, but not as we know it:->art193913] reports suggest that the next R8 will drop the current V-10 engine and will be offered with an electric powertrain. That decision comes because Audi wants to go all-electric by 2026.
However, until that happens, Audi is preparing one last hooray for the current generation R8. Our spy photographers caught an R8 test mule testing during winter conditions and it is believed to be the R8 RWD GT.
Thanks to China, We Know What the Facelifted Audi A6 Will Look Like
As with most new car launches in China, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology preemptively releases images of what car is soon to be launched in their market. This facelifted 2023 Audi A6 in long-wheelbase form is no exception, and it most likely serves as a preview of the upcoming refreshed model that will be sold around the world.
Watch The Audi Q8 And The BMW X5 Engage In A Duel For Bragging Rights
Sam from ‘Sam CarLegion’ brought two fast, powerful SUVs to the drag strip for a face-off. On one corner, we had the Audi Q8, and on the other, the BMW X5. Both the SUVs are quite similar on paper, which makes this an unpredictable race. Which one do you think will win?
Is It Fair To Pit A Full-Blown Audi RS Performance Model Against A BMW M440i Gran Coupe?
Mat Watson from ‘Carwow’ brought two German beasts to the drag strip for another fascinating race. This time, it’s the Audi RS5 versus the BMW M440i Gran Coupe. While the M440i is a sporty version of a regular trim, the RS5 is a full-blown performance model. The latter even makes more power and weighs less. Do you think the BMW stands a chance here?
Watch This 950-HP Audi RS7 Breach The 200 MPH Mark On The Autobahn Like It’s No Big Deal
The folks at ‘AutoTopNL’ got hold of a tuned Audi RS7 and took it for a spin at the Autobahn. They have tested the same RS7 in the past as well, but back then it was tuned to make just 750 horses. This time, it makes 200 horses more and goes all the way up to 200 mph before losing breath. Care for some cargasm?
Do You Think An Audi S3 Can Hold A Candle Against The AMG A35 On A Drag Strip?
Sam from ‘Sam CarLegion’ uploaded a video of an Audi S3 taking on a Mercedes-AMG A35 on his YouTube channel. Both the cars feature a four-pot turbo engine and an all-wheel-drive system, but the A35 is slightly more powerful on paper. Do you think this will play a role in the end result, or will the S3 be able to take down the A35?
Audi’s Innovative Quick Charging Hub: Chill In A Swanky Lounge Or Test Drive an E-Tron
Audi recently unveiled its very own charging lounge concept. It is currently opening the first of them to the public at a very visible location, i.e at the Nuremberg Exhibition Center in Germany.
Audi is testing this new charging model in action for the first time with this pilot location. The fast-charging station features reservable high-power charging bays, along with a lounge area with a vending machine that will serve customers as they put some juice back into their EVs.
This Audi RS6 Sleigh Takes A Christmas Tree For A Ride!
Hennessey Performance is celebrating Christmas by delivering Christmas trees as fast as possible. The company’s previous sleigh, a Jeep Trackhawk, managed to deliver it by touching speeds of up 181 mph. But, this time, they want to get it done even faster. So, they’ve upgraded their sleigh to an Audi RS6 Avant that’s been tuned to make 800 reindeer; err., I mean 800 horses. They tried the same with a tuned Porsche 911 Turbo S recently, but it failed. But, the Audi RS6 Avant managed to break the record and is now officially Hennessey’s fastest Christmas tree transporter!
Audi’s Decision To Enter F1 Will Reportedly Be Announced In Early 2022
It seems that there’s going to be a new kid on the Formula 1 block as Audi is reportedly announcing in early 2022 its decision to join the motorsport. They will join Mercedes-AMG as the two German brands set to compete for dominance at the most elite form of open-wheel racing.
The 2022 Audi R8 Performance V-10 RWD Is Improved In Every Aspect, Including More Power!
The Audi R8 has been a staple when one talks about performance cars. The car comes with a naturally aspirated V-10 that makes us go weak in the knees even today. We are even more emotionally invested in it now because the R8 is about to be electrified and the V-10 engine will be buried forever. The same engine powers the Lamborghini Huracan as well, but the marque is working on developing a twin-turbo V-8 successor for it. But, until the final adieu, Audi will try to milk the machine as much as possible, and the latest updates to it are a testament to that.
2022 Manhart RQ 800
The Audi RS Q8 is the most powerful SUV Audi has to offer, and just a detuned version of the Lamborghini Urus. And, despite being a heavy SUV - 5,291 pounds - it still goes from 0 to 60 mph in under 4 seconds. German tuner Manhart found a way to improve things even further, despite not offering any aerodynamic upgrades.
What is the Least Expensive Audi?
The least expensive Audi is the A3 sedan that starts out in the low-$30,000 range. The A3 can also be had in cabriolet form, which is also the brand’s cheapest drop-top model and is available for less than $40,000 before options. A mid-level performance model with sportier styling, known as the S3, is available in the mid-$40,000 range, and the RS3 – Audi’s entry-level performance offering - starts out in the mid-$50,000 range. In terms of SUVs, the entry-level model is the Q3, which starts out below $35,000 while the A4 Allroad is the cheapest wagon with a starting price of $45,700.
What is the Sportiest Audi?
Most would argue that Audi’s sportiest model is the $170,000 R8, however, the Audi TT, TTS, or TT RS are all good second choices while theA7, S7, or RS 7 offer a very sporty look if you’re into fastback or “four-door coupe” styling.
What is the Most Popular Audi?
In 2018, Audi sold 1,812,500 cars, 743,600 of which were in Europe and 222,323 of which were in the United States. While official statistics aren’t readily available, the Audi A4 is boasted as the best-selling model of the entire lineup, which isn’t surprising as it is fairly sporting and quite a bit larger than the entry-level A3. The Audi A4 starts out below $40,000 and is a viable family car as long as you don’t need a lot of space.
What is the Most Expensive Audi?
The most expensive Audi on sale right now is the R8 Spyder with a starting price of $182,100. The R8 coupe falls in second place with a price tag just below $170,000. In terms of SUVs, the new e-Tron SUV is the most expensive with a starting price of $74,800 while the most expensive sedan is the RS 7 at $113,900. If performance or SUVs aren’t your thing, you can jump into the Audi A8, which starts out just below $84,000.
What is the Fastest Audi?
The Audi R8 V10 Performance is, hands down, the fastest production Audi ever created. It delivers 602 horsepower and 413 pound-feet of torque from a 5.2-liter V-10 and comes packed to the gills with carbon fiber trim, aerodynamic enhancements, and ceramic brakes. According to Audi, the R8 V10 Performance can sprint to 60 mph in 3.2 seconds and will continue on up to a top track speed of 205 mph, which is limited in the U.S. market for safety and regulatory reasons.
Are Audis Reliable?
Audi cars are fairly reliable and, according to Consumer Reports, are ranked No. 7 overall, being beat out by Japanese and Korean brands, including Lexus (No.1), Toyota (No.2), Kia (No. 5), and Infiniti (No.6). On that note, it does beat out its main competition with BMW ranking No. 8, Porsche ranking No. 11, and Mercedes ranking No. 17. Repair Pal reports that the average annual repair cost for Audi vehicles is at $1,011 with repairs being needed an average of once per year, with only 10-percent of those repairs being considered urgent. The 10 most reliable brands, according to Consumer Reports, include: