Audi

Audi is a member of the big three German trio that also includes BMW and Mercedes. These three brands compete strongly against one another and, while Audi may not sell quite as well in the United States as its major competitors, it has a robust lineup that includes 27 cars and 7 SUVs. The only niche the company doesn’t cover is pickup trucks, and that probably won’t change in the foreseeable future. In terms of luxury, performance, and reliability, even Audi’s entry-level models rate pretty high on the scale and, with such a large lineup, there is a model available for almost every income level. Audi offerings range from daily drivers to mid-level performance, and the R8 serves as a halo car of sorts with supercar looks and impressive performance.

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Watch An Audi RS7 Get Schooled By A BMW M5 CS On A Drag Strip

Watch An Audi RS7 Get Schooled By A BMW M5 CS On A Drag Strip

They’re both quick, but the BMW M5 CS sprints faster than the Audi RS7 at higher speeds

The Audi RS7 and the BMW M5 CS are both quick vehicles, but how they do fare against each other? Daniel Abt finds out the answer by pitting the two together in a drag race. While the Bimmer makes more horsepower, the Lord of the four rings produces a lot more torque. Both the Germans are powered by V-8s and feature an all-wheel-drive system. With similar specs, you’d expect them to have a close race. However, the M5 CS blows the RS7 out of the water. What do you think could be the reason for it – transmission, weight, tires, driver’s skill?

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The 2022 Audi RS3 Is All Show and All Go With Aggressive Design and a 401-Horspeower Inline-Five

The 2022 Audi RS3 Is All Show and All Go With Aggressive Design and a 401-Horspeower Inline-Five

For 2022, the Audi RS3 has a more menacing look and becomes even more capable

The 2022 Audi RS3 promises to retain the formula of the 1980s, turbocharged, inline-five, all-wheel-drive, 1980s Audi Quattro. The philosophy “evolution, not revolution” is often synonymous with the Porsche 911, but it appears that Audi is also (partially) following the same recipe. About 40 years ago, they gave us the boxy Quattro – a turbocharged, five-cylinder, all-wheel-drive rally monster that dominated the scene. Now, we still get the same basic recipe, but in a more modern, more practical shape, in the form of the Audi RS3, and for 2022, the super-hatch is even better.

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2021 Audi Grand Sphere Concept - A New Direction for Audi and The Next-Gen A8

2021 Audi Grand Sphere Concept - A New Direction for Audi and The Next-Gen A8

The flagship electric offering from Ingolstadt will look radically different and set a new design direction for all future Audi’s

Here’s a look at Audi’s Grand Sphere Concept, which will usher in the next-gen of the flagship luxury sedan from Ingolstadt. What started as a design exercise three years ago is now ready to be showcased as a concept to take on the likes of other luxury EV’s like the Mercedes Benz EQS, the yet to be announced BMW i7, and the electric Jag XJ.

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Does The Audi Q7 V-12 Have Enough Oomph To Beat The Torquey-Audi E-Tron?

Does The Audi Q7 V-12 Have Enough Oomph To Beat The Torquey-Audi E-Tron?

This Q7 and e-Tron showdown is a modern-day dual-motor setup vs an old-school, naturally aspirated V-12 duel

We’ve been seeing Teslas extirpate internal combustion-engined for the longest time. With the Model S Plaid, it has gotten as brutal as it can get. EVs have surely set the bar high and cars sprinting from 0 to 60 mph in over six seconds are considered slow, but that doesn’t necessarily mean all EVs are performance machines. The Audi e-Tron Sportback, is one of them. Don’t get me wrong, it’s not slow by any means, but it’s not quick like most of the Teslas either.

So, to have a fairly competitive race, the folks at Carwow pit the Audi e-Tron Sportback 55 against an Audi Q7 V-12 for a series of drag and rolling races. Can a mighty V-12 beat two electric motors?

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Watch The World's Quickest Audi RS7 Sprint to 62 mph in Just 2.48 Seconds!

Watch The World’s Quickest Audi RS7 Sprint to 62 mph in Just 2.48 Seconds!

This Audi RS7 comes with Stage III mods and makes over 1,000 horses

The Audi RS7, in the stock form, is a complete package. It comes with a luxurious interior, a V-8 engine that churns out close to 600 horses, and a Sportback body style that looks fancy (even though the rear headroom takes quite a hit). But, for some folks, that’s never enough. Auditography is here with yet another fantastic video that showcases a heavily customized 2020 RS7 that is quicker than any of the Porsche 911 models! It takes under 2.5 seconds to 62 mph, which makes this Polish Sportback the world’s quickest Audi RS7.

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American EV vs. German Grunt: Can The Tesla Model X Take Down the Audi RS6?

American EV vs. German Grunt: Can The Tesla Model X Take Down the Audi RS6?

CarWow brings you yet another dual, and the results might surprise you

Here is yet another drag race by CarWow: an Audi RS6 vs a Tesla Model X. Can the American-made EV hold it’s own against the Audi RS6? Let’s take a look and see what happens.

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This 1,000-Horsepower Audi RS6 Avant Makes Short Work of the Alps

This 1,000-Horsepower Audi RS6 Avant Makes Short Work of the Alps

0-62 mph in 2.7 seconds and top speed of 218 mph are just some of the accolades of this 1,000-horsepower Audi RS6 Avant

When we came across Auditography’s YouTube page, we were mesmerized by the video-editing skills. Not taking anything away from the tastefully modified cars covered on the channel, but it’s the editing that makes them look even more drool-worthy. The channel seems to be a fan of the Audi RS6 Avant because this is the second time a highly-customized example has been shot in the span of a month. Unlike the 700-horsepower blue wagon, this time, it’s a 1,000-horsepower red example that’s conquering the Alps.

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The Very Best From Ingolstadt Go Head-to-Head - The Ultimate Audi Showdown.

The Very Best From Ingolstadt Go Head-to-Head - The Ultimate Audi Showdown.

Has Iron Man found his next Audi? The high-tech E-Tron GT takes on an old-school R8 V-10

In the transition to an electric future, how does Audi’s new e-Tron GT measure up to the old school but explosive and performance-packed R8-V10? Youtube Channel; Auditography has just published an incredible drag race between two of the quickest and most capable production Quattro cars ever made. Let’s just see how these two Audis stack up by looking at their performance numbers.

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For Better or Worse, 2026 Marks the End of the Audi Brand as we Know It

For Better or Worse, 2026 Marks the End of the Audi Brand as we Know It

Audi is making its move, and it could end up being a front-runner in full-scale electrification

Audi finally revealed the production version of the E-Tron GT in early 2021, and to our surprise, it was a lot more than just a rebadged Porsche Taycan. This was a very important thing to take note of as it signals at least some uniqueness for the future of the Audi Brand as it shifts into full scale electrification. That shift, which was once thought to be closer to a decade away, is now on the horizon as new reports say that the Audi brand is about to take a big leap forward much sooner than expected, leaving the brand as we know it in the past. The future is a lot closer that we all though, folks.

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2021 Audi RS6 Johann Signature Edition by ABT

2021 Audi RS6 Johann Signature Edition by ABT

This special-edition ABT RS6 makes 800 horses, sprints to 60 mph in under three seconds, and is limited to just 64 examples

ABT Sportsline has laid its hands on one of the hottest wagons yet again, the Audi RS6 Avant. This time around, it has come up with one of its finest creations called the ‘Johann Abt Signature Edition’. The German tuner is commemorating its 125th anniversary with this build. ABT will be making just 64 examples of the Johann Abt Signature Edition, which is an homage to the company’s founder who lived for 64 years.

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A Closer Look At the 2022 Audi RS3

A Closer Look At the 2022 Audi RS3

The 2022 Audi RS3 will be quite the looker with the inline-five performance you expect

The new, fourth-gen Audi A3 was revealed in 2020 through a Covid-induced online event with a new, sportier front end and more attractive styling for both sedan and hatchback body types. The Audi S3 arrived later on in 2020 with a more aggressive attitude, but we’ve still been waiting and itching to see the new RS3. The wait is finally over – well, kind of. The new RS3 won’t make its official debut until sometime in July, but thanks to Auditography, we get to see what the production model looks like in some cool camo.

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2021 Audi E-Tron Sportback S Line Black Edition

2021 Audi E-Tron Sportback S Line Black Edition

Audi just found a way to make the E-Tron Sportback even sportier in a dark and intriguing way
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The Next-Gen Audi A4 Arrives In The Shadow of a High-Performance EV

The Next-Gen Audi A4 Arrives In The Shadow of a High-Performance EV

The Audi A4 RS E-Tron EV Will Actually Be Sold Alongside the Gas-Powered Audi A4

In 2021 alone, Audi has flipped the script, fully embracing electrification without thinking twice about it. What started with the E-Tron GT quickly led to the release of the Q4 E-Tron and Q4 E-Tron Sportback. And, just when you thought that was enough, Audi hit us with that cool-as-hell A6 E-Tron concept. Now, we’re learning that Audi is planning to stir up the pond even more, and this time it’s the RS4 that’s in the crosshairs, and you’re probably going to think this is really good news.

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If Audi Is going To Make Something Smaller Than the Q4 E-Tron, It'll Be A Sports Car

If Audi Is going To Make Something Smaller Than the Q4 E-Tron, It’ll Be A Sports Car

Audi isn’t sure exactly what its future holds, but a smaller crossover probably isn’t part of the equation

Audi has been on an E-Tron roll lately, introducing four different models in a very short period of time. It started with the E-Tron GT, which hits the market before the end of the year. That was followed up by the Q4 E-Tron and the Q4 E-Tron Sportback. Right when we thought we had enough, Audi hit us with the A6 E-Tron Concept – a car that should have been called an A7, if it wasn’t for one very important reason. All of this leaves us with a few questions: When will the A6 E-Tron go into production, what’s Coming Next, and will Audi offer something smaller that the Q4?

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The Audi A6 E-Tron Could Become the Electric Wagon 2025 Needs

The Audi A6 E-Tron Could Become the Electric Wagon 2025 Needs

Despite the A7-like proportions, Audi had a good reason to call its latest E-Tron Concept an A6

When Audi revealed the A6 E-Tron Concept back in April 2021, there was a very big elephant in the room: The A6 name. Despite the fact that it featured A7-like proportions, like the four-door coupe body, for example, Audi chose the A6 name instead, and there’s actually a logical reason.

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Is The Audi S8 Good Enough To Take Down The RS6 Wagon?

Is The Audi S8 Good Enough To Take Down The RS6 Wagon?

Both the vehicles boast similar power outputs and performance specs, but the different body styles make the race unpredictable

There’s no question that Audi has created a monster in the form of the RS6 super wagon. Wagons are generally considered boring people and luggage haulers, but when they make 600 horses and look sexy, they suddenly become the most practical performance vehicles money can buy you. The RS6 boasts of insane performance specs, but can its own family member, the S8, beat it on a drag strip? The folks at Carwow thought it would be a good idea to find that out and it’s not a bad idea.

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2021 Audi R8 LMS GT2 Exclusive Color Edition

2021 Audi R8 LMS GT2 Exclusive Color Edition

Six bright exterior shades make the GT2 look sexier than it already is!

You don’t really see Audi come up with such stuff, but the automaker has revealed a ‘Color Edition’ of its most powerful product - the R8 LMS GT2. But, in all fairness, it deserves to be pampered with such appearance editions, considering it is the German automaker’s flagship race car. Audi is offering it in six different exterior shades, each one looking better than the other. There are no changes made to the cabin or the drivetrain, but you can’t expect much with a premium price increase of just $13,000.

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Audi Is Unclear On The Future of the R8 and TT, And It Could Mean Bad News Is Coming

Audi Is Unclear On The Future of the R8 and TT, And It Could Mean Bad News Is Coming

Audi’s push for electrification might throw some of its loved models under the bus

Audi isn’t showing signs of slowing down its involvement into the electric car movement, which means some of its former standout cars might have to suffer in the long term, including the R8 supercar and the TT sports car.

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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:

Top 10 Most Reliable Cars
No. 1 Lexus
No. 2 Toyota
No. 3 Mazda
No.4 Subaru
No. 5 Kia
No.6 Infiniti
No. 7 Audi
No. 8 BMW
No. 9 Mini
No. 10 Hyundai