Thursday, April 19, 2018

Audi A5 3.0 TDI Quattro S Line – S tronic (218PS)

Power and Efficiency  The A5 I had on test was powered by a 218PS 3.0 litre V6 turbocharged diesel engine which produces sharp responsiveness with the added bonus of 400Nm of torque and easily manages to complete the 0-62 mph sprint in just 6.2 seconds, yet returned a combined 57.1 mpg - which you have to admit is pretty...

Audi Q2 1.6 TDi SE Review

The new Audi Q2 is a very stylish crossover that also happens to be, spacious, practical and bold with its display of confident flowing Audi design features which help give it its Coupé-like appearance. I also like how the Q2 has a powerful presence on the road with its modern SUV looks and high ground-clearance which all do there...

Audi to launch fully-electric SUV in 2018

Beginning in 2018, Audi says they'll be launching a new electric vehicle every year, starting with a 'sporty SUV' with a claimed range of ‘more than 500km’ (310 miles). That’s more even than the Tesla Model S, which according to the US Environmental Protection Agency has a highway range of 303.2 miles. Admittedly, this news doesn’t come as much of...

New Audi TT RS retains 395hp 5-cylinder engine

Just days after Porsche revealed details of their 718 Cayman ditching the 6-cylinder engine for a 4-cylinder turbocharged unit, Audi has responded by unveiling their new TT RS - a car which not only retained its signature 5-cylinder turbocharged engine, but also gets a brand new and redesigned version of it. And more power. The headline for the new TT...

Claims Audi is working on a new mid-engined sports coupe

According to German publication AutoBild, Audi is rumoured to be working on a new mid-engined, mid-sized sports coupe that'd slot nicely into their range between the TT coupe and R8 supercar. The new car will apparently 'almost certainly' go into production, either as a limited-volume special or a full-time model for the Audi Sport family. Rumours of the new sports...

Audi shows off its new R8 V10 Spyder

Audi has pulled the covers back on its next-generation R8 V10 Spyder at the New York motor show, which introduces a revised electronically-operated fabric roof and a number of key performance improvements. The new R8 V10 Spyder weighs in at 1,612kph and is built on Audi's new Space Frame platform. The new platform, when combined with liberal use of aluminium...

Audi SQ7 debuts with electric turbocharger

Audi previewed their new Q7 at the Detroit Auto Show last year, and since then the world has been waiting for an updated SQ7. But rather stage a reveal at the 2016 Geneva Auto Show, Audi instead chose to pull the sheet off the new SQ7 at its headquarters in Ingolstadt. At first glance, the SQ7 looks almost identical...

Audi A8 L 4.0T Sport: almost an S8

Were you hoping to get your hands on an Audi S8, but missed out on that work promotion you were expecting? Luckily for you Audi have come to the rescue with their new A8 L 4.0T Sport, which offers the majority of the S8's thrills and at a fraction of the price. As the long, awkward name suggests, the A8...

Audi A5 DTM diesel sport coupe

While the whole 'Dieselgate' saga might have damaged the reputation of the Volkswagen group's four-cylinder TDI engines, so far their torque-laden, frugal 3.0L TDI V6 has escaped unscathed, and now sits the engine bay of Audi's latest diesel sport coupe - the A5 DTM. The engine will be immediately familiar to some, as its the same engine you can already...

Audi’s new SQ5 TDI Plus

Audi's mission to expand its range of 'S' model vehicles has just kicked up a gear, with the new SQ5 TDI Plus set to be introduced in October. As you can probably guess, the SQ5 TDI Plus will offer more power and more equipment over the regular SQ5 TDI. Compared to the regular car, the twin-turbo diesel 3.0L V6 under...

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