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Urus – Most desirable Lamborghini ever?

Do you remember when car makers like Range Rover, Mercedes, BMW and Audi first launched performance SUVs? Quite a few people were bemused at the time as to why anyone wanting a performance car would opt for a heavyweight 4×4. Anyone who thought those cars would not sell, could hardly …

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New Bentley Continental – The Epitome of GT

Unveiled at the IAA Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2017, the new Bentley Continental GT offers bolder and sleeker looks, enhanced luxury, the latest in-car technology and even greater performance than ever. The Continental name has been used on various Bentleys over the decades, but the first of the latest …

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Audi Q8 Sport Concept and R8 Spyder V10 Plus to debut at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Audi Q8

The all-new, 610PS Audi R8 Spyder V10 plus will be making its world public debut at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed and the stunning Q8 sport concept SUV will also be sharing the stage for its very first UK appearance ahead of the arrival of full series production versions …

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Audi 2.5 TFSI Engine of the Year for eighth time in a row

Audi 2.5 TFSI engine

Audi’s acclaimed 2.5 litre TFSI has won International Engine of the Year in the 2.0 to 2.5 litre category for the eighth year in a row. “The five-cylinder has been indelibly linked to the Audi brand for over 40 years, and we continue to refine and develop it,” said Peter …

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Audi R8 Spyder V10 plus ready to order

Audi R8 Spyder V10 plus Micrommata green

The new Audi R8 Spyder V10 plus from Audi Sport is the fastest production convertible the brand has ever made. Its uprated 610 PS V10 engine powers the quattro permanent all-wheel drive car from 0 to 100 km/h in just 3.3 seconds – 0.3 seconds faster than the “ordinary” 540PS V10– and …

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2017 Audi A8 to feature Mild Hybrid 48V Electrics

Audi A8 48 volt hybrid

The new Audi A8 saloon, due to be unveiled in Barcelona on 11th July, will feature a 48-volt electric mild hybrid system as standard for the first time. The mild hybrid drive comprises two main components: firstly a watercooled 48-volt belt alternator starter (BAS), which complements the conventional pinion starter. …

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Three new e-tron models on Audi 2020 Product Roadmap

Audi e-tron

Audi’s product roadmap includes three new e-tron battery electric vehicles, more Q SUV models and replacements for five of its ‘core’ models, as its relentless pace of product introduction and renewal continues. The company has also announced that driverless city cars technology will be ready by 2021. “We are rejuvenating …

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Audi UK adds Black Edition to A4 2018 Models

Audi UK has announced the specification and prices for its model year 2018 A4 Saloon and A4 Avant, while introducing a new Black Edition. On the road prices for the latest Audi A4 model range start from £32,350 and rise to £44,350. Among tech upgrades also introduced across the entire …

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Audi announces China deal

Audi Forum Building in Ingolstadt

Audi today announced that it has signed a deal that should rescue its plunging sales in the country which had already had a major impact its 2017 global sales. Earlier this month Audi confirmed that its global sales were down 5.0 per cent on 2016 with the largest factor in …

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More Audis than ever to line up at Nürburgring 24-hour race

Audi R8 LMS cars in 24h Nürburgring 2017

More Audis than ever will line up at the Nürburgring 24-hour race running 25-28 May. Six Audi R8 LMS, including four factory-backed models, will line up in the GT3 class. The latest customer sport project, the Audi R8 LMS GT4, will also make its race debut for the purpose of testing. …

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