Audi sports prototype R18 e-tron quattro for the “Le Mans” has become more powerful

May 25, 2015 at 10:16 pm

Motorsport division of Audi introduced a new version sports prototype R18 e-tron quattro, which acts in the world championship endurance race (WEC), including marathon “24 Hours of Le Mans.” The car has received advanced aerodynamic elements and improved hybrid propulsion system. The motor-generator to the front axle is now generates 270 horsepower, 40 more strength than last year.

Audi R18 e-tron quattro picture

Audi R18 e-tron quattro pics

The new Audi TT got 4 Stars on crash test

April 21, 2015 at 5:26 pm

Audi TT Coupe new generation has received a four-star crash test Euro NCAP. Gain maximum score car prevented the lack of autonomous emergency braking, and other such advanced security technologies.
In a frontal collision the car scored maximum points for the safe. Even with the violent collision car showed good protection of passengers and the driver. However, due to safety reasons, Audi is not recommended to be in the rear seats to people whose height exceeds 1.45 meters. Protection of children in the car experts have estimated at 68%.

2015 Audi TT picture

2015 Audi TT pics

Audi and Fiat are arguing over names of models

February 7, 2015 at 3:51 pm

Audi is trying to get at the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) permission to use the marking Q2 and Q4 for its new compact crossover.
Today the rights to these abbreviations are reserved for the brand Alfa Romeo. Earlier, the index was used for Q2 front-wheel version Alfa Romeo 147 and 159, and Q4 designation meant that before you four-wheel drive modification Alfa Romeo 159.

Most likely, Audi wants to use the designation Q2 for the most compact crossover in its lineup. His appearance is scheduled for 2016.

Audi Q2 pics

Audi Q2 picture

Audi plans to produce hybrid annually

January 21, 2015 at 6:01 pm

Audi plans to produce at least one hybrid annually. Audi Company sees a future in hybrid models, therefore intends to work on expanding its lineup.
The success of the new A3 Sportback, which entered the market last year, has pushed the company to ensure that the produce market on one hybrid car each year.

In addition, the Audi started to work actively with electric cars and platforms. And we are talking about the models that will have powerful battery and will have more horse powers. The premiere of the first of these models will be held at the end of this year. We are talking about a supercar Audi R8 e-tron.

Audi A3 Sportback 2015 pics

Audi A3 Sportback 2015 picture

AUDI declassified its Sports programs for 2015

December 27, 2014 at 1:04 am

Audi announced the continuation of active participation in motorsport events: for the 2015 German premium brand planned to participate in the WEC, DTM and private body series Audi Sport TT Cup.

Championship Audi Sport TT Cup will be held in Germany and Austria, there will be only six stages. The German company said it has already received 165 applications from riders from 30 countries, and the selection process has started. There will be chosen only 18 contenders of the total number of applications for the role of pilots Audi Sport TT Cup.

Also, the German company is not going to leave the German series DTM, known far beyond the borders of Germany. The pilots will not change. But in endurance racing is expected a small rearrangement. Tom Kristensen, the champion of “24 Hours of Le Mans” Audi is leaving the team this year, and on his place comes a protégé of the German brand Oliver Jarvis from the UK.

Audi R8 LMS pics

Audi R8 LMS image

New series model of concept Audi TT off-road

December 10, 2014 at 4:39 pm

According to the data declassified by the head of research at Audi Mr. Dean Hackenberg, the release of the production model of the concept Audi TT off-road is possible, as market research, which made the company showed that the crossover has the potential to become very popular. According to Hackenberg, the company analyzed the potential of each of the three concepts that have been developed based on the Audi TT – version with 5 doors, off-road model All road shooting brake, as well as the TT off-road. Latest concept recognized the most profitable project for release into production, because the market is obvious popularity of crossovers. Serial SUV Audi TT modification the Company will present in 2015.

series model concept Audi TT off-road pics

series model concept Audi TT off-road picture

Hot Battle: Mercedes A45 AMG vs Audi S3 Sportback

February 14, 2013 at 8:02 am

At the Geneva Motor Show on the neighboring stands of two premium brands broke out the fight – the “hot” hatchbacks from the Mercedes-Benz and Audi auto manufacturers have been competing from the first moment of the event. Both companies have announced their premieres simultaneously; at Stuttgart announced its debut A45 AMG, and in Ingolshdat – the five-door S3.

2013 Audi S3 Sportback

2013 Audi S3 Sportback Photo