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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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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This is Probably The Craziest Audi RSQ8 You've Ever Seen or Heard

This is Probably The Craziest Audi RSQ8 You’ve Ever Seen or Heard

Even the Lamborghini Urus will feel inferior standing next to its sharp-dressed German cousin

The RSQ8 is one of the hottest Audi models to receive aftermarket treatments. We’ve seen Mansory, Lumma Design, and ABT Sportsline come up with their iterations of this sporty SUV. While most folks would opt for models from these aftermarket companies, some prefer a mix-and-match approach. One such example is this insane build that was uploaded on Auditography’s YouTube channel. It looks radical and is one of the loudest RSQ8s to have graced our planet. And, did I mention it makes over 750 horses?

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2021 Audi A6 E-Tron Concept

2021 Audi A6 E-Tron Concept

The first luxury sedan EV from Audi will have a 400+ mile range, dual-motor setup, and is underpinned on a new modular architecture

Audi is arguably the most active automaker that’s electrifying its lineup. Barely a few days after debuting the Q4 e-tron SUV and Sportback, the German automaker has now given us a preview of the A6 e-tron, the electric version of the luxury namesake sedan. Teased at the 2021 Auto Shanghai, the A6 e-tron concept showcases what to expect from the production version of the EV and also goes on to show that Audi is not getting rid of sedans anytime soon.

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This Rendering Concept Predicts The Audi TT's Electric Future

This Rendering Concept Predicts The Audi TT’s Electric Future

Now if this is what the Audi TT E-Tron looks like, then we’re all for electrification

Shortly after Audi celebrated the TT’s 20th anniversary in January of 2019 (yes it’s been more than two decades, now), word came down that the Audi TT could, in fact, be retired and more recently the Q4 E-tron and Q4 E-Tron Sportback made their global reveal. Does this mean the TT might live on as an all-electric sports car given Audi’s strong push into the EV Segment? If it does, this concept rendering gives us a good idea of what it could look like.

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2022 Audi Q4 e-tron

2022 Audi Q4 e-tron

The latest e-tron model comes with a dual-motor setup, 323 miles of range, and a plethora of design themes and packages

Audi has jumped into one of the most popular segments today with two new electric offerings, the Q4 e-tron and the Q4 Sportback e-tron. These compact SUVs could be a game-changer for Audi and bring in huge volumes once launched. Both of them are essentially the same vehicle other than the sloping roofline on the Sportback, which seems to be quite a popular option these days. For now, the company has revealed the Euro-spec models and trim details, but we can expect pretty much the same stuff Stateside, too.

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2022 Audi Q4 Sportback E-Tron

2022 Audi Q4 Sportback E-Tron

Launched alongside the standard Q4 e-tron, it comes with the same specs and features, but is more aerodynamic-efficient and is priced marginally higher

Audi is one of the most proactive brands in the electric market today. The company has added two more models based on the Q4 in its e-tron lineup today – the Q4 e-tron and the Q4 Sportback e-tron. Sportbacks seem to be big sellers for automakers these days and this has prompted the German automaker to come up with the sloping roofline version as well as the conventional SUV body style for its Q4-based e-tron.

Both the models have the same specs and features. The biggest differentiating factors are the shape at the rear and the pricing. With stuff like 300+ mile-range, dual-motor setup on offer, and many tech features, can the Q4 e-tron twins bring huge sales volumes for the company?

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This Tastefully-Customized Audi RS6 Avant Shows You Why Wagons Shouldn't Be Taken For Granted

This Tastefully-Customized Audi RS6 Avant Shows You Why Wagons Shouldn’t Be Taken For Granted

Digital steering wheel, ABT body kit, and 700 horses are just some of this wagon’s accolades

The Audi RS6 Avant is a mighty fast wagon and we can’t get over it. It strikes the perfect balance of an SUV and a sedan. As practical and spacious as an SUV and comes with sedan-like driving dynamics. The RS6 Avant also happens to be a hot favorite with the tuners. While these renditions are generally pretty good, you have to customize it based on the stuff offered by that one particular tuner only.

However, here’s one example of a heavily customized RS6 Avant that comes with parts and accessories from various equipment manufacturers and we love it to bits. Nice, huh?

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2023 Audi Q9

2023 Audi Q9

What can we expect from Audi’s upcoming full-size SUV?

Rumors of a new full-size Audi SUV have been circulating for a long time and now there’s actual proof that Audi is indeed cooking a new flagship SUV model. Recently, a fully-camouflaged Audi SUV has been spotted testing at Volkswagen’s test facility in Sweden, doing cold-weather testing. With BMW’s introduction of the X7 and Mercedes’s GLS already on sale for some years, it only made sense for Audi to bring out a competitor. Here’s what we know so far.

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Building the Ultimate Hyper-Hatch Is No Easy Task

Building the Ultimate Hyper-Hatch Is No Easy Task

Can a hot-hatch become a supercar?

It’s rare to see YouTube channels that embody all virtues of quality content. Mighty Car Mods has been around since 2007 and while it started slow, it has now grown into one of the most entertaining and educational channels for automotive content. The two friends do not discriminate, when it comes to the type of cars and basically anything goes. Now, they are answering a question to which everyone wants the answer, but few needed to ask. How to build the ultimate hyper-hatchback?

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2021 Audi Q5 Sportback

2021 Audi Q5 Sportback

The Q5 Sportback is Audi’s offering to growing coupe segment

For the folks who like their SUVs with coupè-like sloping rooflines, here’s Audi’s latest product – the Q5 Sportback. Audi calls them Crossover Utility Vehicles, and the Q5 Sportback is the third product in this lineup, following the Q3 Sportback and the e-tron Sportback. The Q5 Sportback is Audi’s take on the BMW X4 and the Mercedes GLC Coupe. The Q5 Sportback commands a premium of $4,500 over the SUV style for mainly an exterior appearance package, sleeker looks, and some other minor aesthetic upgrades. Is it worth it? Well, you tell us.

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The Audi E-Tron GT Takes On A Formula E Racer In Epic Fashion

The Audi E-Tron GT Takes On A Formula E Racer In Epic Fashion

Nico Rosberg and Lucas Di Grassi battle it out in two very quick cars

As motoring enthusiasts, we’ve all asked ourselves, how close can a road car get to a full-on racecar, in terms of acceleration? Nico Rosberg is here to answer this question, on his YouTube channel, together with the 2017 Formula E champion, Lucas Di Grassi. The venue of choice is the Audi Experience Center in Neuberg, Germany. The two racing drivers will put their reaction time to the test, with two amazing and extremely quick vehicles.

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2021 Audi SQ7 TFSI by ABT

2021 Audi SQ7 TFSI by ABT

The tuner has equipped the SUV with new wheels and a host of other add-ons inside-out, but hasn’t made any performance upgrades

ABT is back with another Audi build, this time for the SQ7. The automaker recently ditched the diesel engine from this vehicle and dropped an even more powerful V-8 gasoline mill under the hood. In the standard form, the SUV comes with 500+ horses, which is already on the higher end. So, ABT decided to give this bit a skip for this build and went ahead with making changes to the interior and the exterior. The aesthetic changes are significant and make the already-hot SQ7 even hotter.

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An Electric Audi R8 E-Tron May Eventually Happen, But The Question Is When?

An Electric Audi R8 E-Tron May Eventually Happen, But The Question Is When?

Audi could make an all-electric R8 if it really wanted that

While Audi did make an all-electric R8 which it showed at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, the project was so short lived that come 2016, Audi decided to scrap it altogether. It didn’t even get the chance to have its own configurator and back then, Audi was asking around €1 million ($1,1 million) for one unit.

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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