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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10 Reasons Why We Love the Audi A5 Sports Sedan

10 Reasons Why We Love the Audi A5 Sports Sedan

Here are 10 things that make the 2022 Audi A5 a brilliant everyday coupe with the practicality of four doors

Audi’s entry-level executive coupe, the A5 has been a fan favorite, especially amongst clientele who prefer understated elegance and effortless thrust above all else. In its latest 2022 iteration, the Audi A5 is available with a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine in two states of tune and prices start from $45,195. Let’s take a closer look at why the Audi A5 is the perfect sports sedan.

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Audi Extremity Concept is the Quad of the Future

Audi Extremity Concept is the Quad of the Future

Does an Audi ATV make any sense?

Audi isn’t exactly in the business of making off-roaders, but that hasn’t stopped the creativity of a certain dude to create an off-road quad-bike that can go over all terrain. It’s called the Audi Extremity Concept, and the rendering is a creation of Annan Li, wherein he imagined what an ATV from the brand with four rings will look like.

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2022 Audi RS3 - Performance, Price, and Photos

2022 Audi RS3 - Performance, Price, and Photos

With its upgraded powertrain and hardware, the latest RS compact sedan from Ingolstadt is a streetable drift machine

This is the 2022 Audi RS3, the most aggressive interpretation of the humble Audi A3 platform. The RS3 first hit the scene in Europe, more than a decade ago. It did all the rational stuff that you’d expect from a hot hatch along with offering up a sporty drive. Over the years, it has evolved to offer more power and better dynamics.

Now, RS models are rare as they come, but the RS3, after skipping a year is making a comeback to the United States, with some fairly substantial upgrades. This is especially true for some big additions made to the drivetrain, all in a bid to retain the crown for the ultimate performance compact sedan. So here’s what has Audi done to transform the A3 into a drift machine for the road.

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Watch an Audi R8 Try to Beat the BMW M5 Competition At Its Own Game

Watch an Audi R8 Try to Beat the BMW M5 Competition At Its Own Game

The naturally-aspirated, rear-wheel-drive Audi R8 makes a valiant stand against one of the most powerful BMW M cars ever made

Drag racing is the most straightforward way of seeing which car is quicker. While it certainly doesn’t give you the whole picture, CarWow continues to provide “what if” scenarios, by pitting two, often, very different cars against one another. This time it is the base Audi R8 rear-wheel drive versus the (almost) range-topping BMW M5 Competition. The two cars couldn’t be more different even if they wanted, which technically, devoids the race of any logic. Still, it’s fun and you want to see what happens.

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The Next-Gen C9 RS6 Will Be A Performance Beast Thanks to PHEV Technology

The Next-Gen C9 RS6 Will Be A Performance Beast Thanks to PHEV Technology

The final ICE-powered RS6 before the EV takeover

Exactly twenty years ago, Audi debuted its first top-tier high-performance estate with the RS6 nomenclature. Since then, it has been the most potent performance wagon from the Ingolstadt-based carmaker. While the company is seeking full electrification by 2033, it has confirmed that the upcoming generation of the RS6 Avant will feature ‘more hybridization’ before it turns into a full-fledged EV. But the performance is expected to be significantly higher than the generation it will replace.

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Spy Shots: An Early Look at the 2024 Audi Q6 E-Tron Sportback

Spy Shots: An Early Look at the 2024 Audi Q6 E-Tron Sportback

Prototypes of the Q6 E-Tron Sportback are out on the road, but it’s not ready quite yet

One may argue that this is not the first time we see the next Audi Q6 e-Tron out testing. However, so far, we’ve only seen the Q6 e-Tron as an SUV. But these new spy shots reveal that the Ingolstadt company is also working on a Q6 e-Tron SUV Coupe. With the standard Q6 e-Tron expected to debut sometime in late 2022, the Sportback version will arrive about six months later, so sales should begin in late 2023.

Update 8-4-2022: The 2024 Audi Q6 E-Tron Sportback was spotted again. See the latest spy shots below!

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Porsche and Red Bull Join Forces to Dominate F1 Racing

Porsche and Red Bull Join Forces to Dominate F1 Racing

Porsche CEO Oliver Blume has taken command as CEO of Volkswagen Group. With this change, the automotive giant shifts gears into the highest level of motorsport.

First reported in a German news outlet, Porsche has submitted official paperwork as the first proof that a deal has gone through with Red Bull. Porsche will enter as a partner of Red Bull Racing beginning in the 2026 season. The German luxury brand plans to develop the chassis as well as the engine. Thus, they joined forces to gain the advantage of Red Bull’s well-established F1 development facilities.

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Exclusive: Prestige Imports, Miami - Not Your Typical Supercar Dealership

Exclusive: Prestige Imports, Miami - Not Your Typical Supercar Dealership

More than four decades in the making, Prestige Imports is a second-generation business built on the principles of outstanding service and customer satisfaction

This is Prestige Imports, one of the nations leading luxury and exotic car dealerships. Based out of Miami, the brand has come a long way since its humble beginnings by its founder Irv David over 45 years ago.

Fast forward to today and Prestige is a one-stop shop, not just for the ultimate supercar buying experience, but also to savor the luxury lifestyle that the brand strives to offer its clientele. Having been featured in games like Need for Speed, the dealership today enjoys cult status, but getting there wasn’t easy.

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2022 Audi RS6 Avant - Performance, Price, and Photos

2022 Audi RS6 Avant - Performance, Price, and Photos

The RS6 Avant is a vehicle that defines Audi as a brand. We never had in the U.S. until now. Does it live up to its lofty expectations?

We always seem to have obsessions with things we can’t have. Since 2003, there hasn’t been an Audi RS6 available in the U.S. Even when we got the first RS6, it wasn’t available as their signature Avant (wagon) model. Then, Audi decided to pull the plug on the second-gen RS6 in America altogether. One generation after another, the U.S. market was left out. Why didn’t we get access to the brand’s most attractive models?

Well, three full generations later, Audi decided to answer the prayers of U.S. fans in celebration of 20 years of the RS6. Finally, the RS6 would make its way back to the U.S. shores, only as an Avant model. Could there be anything more glorious? The muscular proportions of this high-function station wagon are a sight to behold. There are few cars capable of providing the versatility, luxury, and performance of the RS6 Avant. For American customers, the wait may have been long, but it was well worth it.

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Say Goodbye to the Infamous inline-five as the Audi RS3 Goes Electric

Say Goodbye to the Infamous inline-five as the Audi RS3 Goes Electric

The cherished five-cylinder power plant will give way to dual-electric motors, a new platform, and zero turbo lag

Audi remains commited to the budget segment exciting with the all-electric A3, despite key rivals, BMW and Mercedes-Benz, leaving the compact car market. A new report from Autocar has now exposed a rumor that the upcoming A3 lineup will let you choose either a rear-wheel or all-wheel drive setup and possibly offer more than 400 miles of range per full charge. But how about the range-topping RS3 model? Audi’s best-selling performance car will ditch the beloved and unique five-cylinder engine for two electric motors - is there more to it than improved acceleration?

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Why The Audi R8 V-8 Is An Unsung Hero

Why The Audi R8 V-8 Is An Unsung Hero

The Audi R8 V-8 could prove that less is, sometimes, more

The Audi R8 has been the German brand’s flagship, mid-engine sports car since 2006. Despite being on sale for 16 years, its lineup is divided into only two generations – Type 42 (2006 – 2015) and Type 4S (2015 – present). While the R8’s future, together with that of the TT, involves electrification, the R8 is still one of the most desirable sports cars money can buy. And while the V-10 variants are the ones that stole the spotlight, the base V-8 version of the mid-engine sports car has been largely forgotten. Now, we’re going to show you why it’s the R8 V-

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2022 Audi RS E-Tron GT - Performance, Price, and Photos

2022 Audi RS E-Tron GT - Performance, Price, and Photos

The RS e-Tron GT showcases the next generation of high performance all-electric Audi’s, blending technology with clinical design

Audi’s performance mindset is clearly on display with its 2022 Audi e-tron GT sedan, capturing the four-ring brand’s gas-powered sport sedans and distilling them into an EV platform without forgetting luxury amenities. This isn’t unfamiliar territory for Audi, as its e-tron crossover models were some of the first to break the ice. Yet, the e-tron GT is seeking sportier pastures and does so by borrowing much of its technology from a fellow member of the VW Group, the Porche Taycan, boasting the same 800-volt architecture capable of giving Audi’s fierce RS7 and RS6 sports cars a run for their money.

Audi and many other luxury automakers are now part of a growing EV conversation, that has grown far beyond the confines of city-dwelling commuter cars. The base model e-tron GT might be the first rung in the ladder, yet it commands a lofty $102,400 starting price. The all-electric e-tron GT incorporates faithful Audi design cues that have attracted fans in droves, employing sleek interior finishes, but leans into new technologies to help propel this low-slung sports car into high-performance realms with ease.

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Spy Shots: An Early Look At The Next-Generation Audi SQ5

Spy Shots: An Early Look At The Next-Generation Audi SQ5

What can we expect from Audi’s future performance crossover SUV?

The second-generation Audi Q5 has been with us for quite a while now, which means that the brand’s popular compact crossover SUV is ripe for an overhaul. Prototypes of the standard Q5 have already been caught out in the open, but this is the first time that we’re getting a glimpse of its performance-oriented SQ5 variant.

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7 Reasons Why the Audi RS6 Avant Is the Perfect Car For All Occasions

7 Reasons Why the Audi RS6 Avant Is the Perfect Car For All Occasions

If you are looking for one car that can tick all your requirements, it’s the Audi RS6 Avant

The Audi RS6 Avant might very well be the definition of an all-rounder in true sense. This luxury, performance wagon can serve as the best daily driver, be it for office commutes, running errands, picking up kids, or take it out for fun, adrenaline-filled runs over the weekends, or even take your family for week-long vacations. It is stylish, it is luxurious, and best of all, it comes with nearly 600 horses that make it fast. So, here’s what the RS6 Avant is all about and why it is perfect for a one-car garage.

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This Audi S8 Has Bugatti Veyron Levels of Power

This Audi S8 Has Bugatti Veyron Levels of Power

The fastest single-turbo Audi S8 packs Veyron power and cocoons you in luxury

In the world of modified cars, basically, anything goes, and among the usual suspects like single-turbo Supra builds or 1,500-horsepower GT-Rs, there are those that are more unlikely and unexpected. The YouTube channel Officially Gassed has a proven record of showing us some of the most bonkers builds from the UK (and maybe the world) and this one is no exception. What you are looking at is, probably, the only Audi S8 with a big single turbo swap and it makes Bugatti Veyron power.

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Spy Shots: An Early Look at the 2024 Audi RS4

Spy Shots: An Early Look at the 2024 Audi RS4

This Audi A4 Mule Hides A Dirty Little Secret

The Audi A4 has been with us for quite a while now, which means it’s a perfect time for a completely new model. Spy shots of the standard A4 have already surfaced online, which means that the development of Audi’s 3 Series rival is currently underway. However, this particular test mule that we’re seeing here is probably not your ordinary A4.

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The ABT RS 3-R is an Audi RS3 With a Major Attitude Problem

The ABT RS 3-R is an Audi RS3 With a Major Attitude Problem

500 horsepower seem like a lot for the small sedan

The fourth generation Audi RS3 arrived in 2021 and shortly after became the fastest compact car around Nurburgring. While it offers significant updates over the model it replaces, the RS3 can still be improved. Abt Sportline’s latest RS3-R proves just that: there is room for a lot more under the hood of the tiny sedan. This tuned Audi RS3 has 500 horses under the hood and is strictly limited to 200 units.

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2022 Audi RS 7 Exclusive Edition Looks Amazing In Mamba Black

2022 Audi RS 7 Exclusive Edition Looks Amazing In Mamba Black

Top speed is limited to 190 mph

Now in its second generation, the Audi RS7 is one of the market’s most popular full-size sports sedans. Launched in 2019 the new RS7 brings a more aggressive exterior look, and an updated, more powerful engine. There aren’t many things you can upgrade for the RS7, so, as expected, any special edition will only bring exterior and interior changes. The latest RS7 exclusive edition will add exclusive design enhancements to the exterior and an updated interior look, but the engine stays the same. Only 23 units will be offered, and Audi will start taking orders in late summer of 2022.

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Spy Shots: An Early Look at the 2023 Audi E-Tron GT

Spy Shots: An Early Look at the 2023 Audi E-Tron GT

We expect some upgrades in the battery range

Audi announced the e-Tron at the 2018 Paris Motor Show and sales begin in early 2019. After only four years on the market, the E-Tron GT is preparing for an update. At the same time with the base version, the Sportback version - launched later in 2020 will also be updated. In fact, these will be the last update the electric crossover will receive before being replaced altogether in 2026 by the Q8 e-tron.

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2022 Audi RS7 Sportback - Performance, Price and Photos

2022 Audi RS7 Sportback - Performance, Price and Photos

The RS7 Sportback is a practical four-door coupe with state-of-the-art tech and Quattro AWD

Since its introduction nearly a decade ago back in 2013, the Audi RS7 has become one of the market’s most popular full-size sports sedans. This latest generation of the Audi RS7 Sportback is the second iteration of the company’s flagship four-door coupe.

The current RS7 shares its underpinnings with the second-generation A7 that first broke cover in 2017. It boasts a much more aggressive exterior, a completely redesigned interior packed with premium features and cutting-edge technology, and under the skin lies a more powerful drivetrain with Audi’s legendary Quattro AWD.

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10 Greatest Audi Sports Cars Ranked

10 Greatest Audi Sports Cars Ranked

Here’s a list of 10 of the most iconic and sporty cars made by Audi

Audi, the maker of luxurious and sensible AWD sedans and SUVs, has made quite the mark on the global automotive landscape with its cars that are well-engineered, but considered boring. But, it’s not all Audis that suffer from this curse. In the course of its rich history, especially under the Volkswagen Group, Audi has given us some of the sportiest vehicles that have gained a cult status and admiration from petrol heads across the globe. Here’s a look at the 10 greatest Audi sports cars of all time:

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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