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Yesterday | Horse

1723 - Australia: Can't Be A Real Country For Much Longer

The Spa 24 Hour race began at midnight this morning Eastern Standard Time and in one of the AF Corse Ferrari 458 Italias, along with Italian drivers Michele Rugolo, Andrea Piccini and Australian compatriot Steve Wyatt, is V8 Supercar driver Craig Lowdnes.


Related Topix: Audi, Sedan, Coupe, Ford GT, Ford

Saturday | Digital Trends

Goodbye turbo lag: Audi bringing electric turbos to production

Audi has all but confirmed the potent diesel-electric mild hybrid drivetrain found under the hood of the experimental RS5 TDI Concept - pictured above - has been given the green light for production.


Related Topix: Coupe, Audi Q7, Convertible, Audi R8, SUV, Audi, Sedan, Autos

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Peppered-up Porsche Cayenne for SA

As much as the purists threw up their hands in horror when it was first introduced in 2002, the Cayenne SUV has been a huge success for Porsche.


Related Topix: Porsche Cayenne, Porsche, Hybrid, SUV, Porsche Cayenne S, Coupe, Porsche 918 Spyder, Porsche Cayenne Turbo, Convertible, Porsche Panamera, Sedan, Audi

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Paul Tan's Automotive News

Volkswagen Phaeton 4.2 V8 on display at Glenmarie showroom - RM639k after discount

The big daddy of all Volkswagens is currently on display at F.A. Wagen's Volkswagen Glenmarie showroom - the Volkswagen Phaeton 4.2 V8.


Related Topix: Volkswagen, Volkswagen Phaeton, Sedan, Audi, Bentley, Bentley Continental Flying Spur, Audi A8

Tue Jul 22, 2014


2014 Audi S6 review notes

ROAD TEST EDITOR JONATHAN WONG: Ah, yes, the Audi S6. It's hard to complain about spending a weekend with the hotter version of this luxury midsize sedan .


Related Topix: Audi S6, Wagon, Audi, Sedan, Audi RS 6, Audi A6, Coupe, Cadillac CTS, Cadillac, Autos

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Is Fiat-Chrysler about to be the next VW Division??

Those of who know remember that Alfa was going to be coming to USA, any moment. That rumor was being offered up as far back as 2006.


Related Topix: Volkswagen, Volkswagen Jetta, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Hatchback, Volkswagen Passat, Sedan, Volkswagen Golf, Automakers, Fiat Spa, Audi, Ducati Motorcycle, Motorcycles

Fri Jul 18, 2014


Test Drive: 2014 Audi S4

The sharks are circling the city of Ingolstadt. Audi's German brethren are cranking out faster products and even some Japanese brands are starting to take the luxury sport sedan segment more seriously.


Related Topix: Wagon, Convertible, Audi, Sedan, Audi S4, Audi A4, Coupe, BMW M3, Hatchback, BMW

Wed Jul 16, 2014


Audi celebrates 25 years of TDI diesel engines

Audi is celebrating 25 years of the TDI diesel engine, which has given the Ingolstadt-based automaker success both on the road and on the track.


Related Topix: Audi, Sedan, Audi 80, Audi A8, Audi A3, Wagon, Audi 100, Hatchback, Convertible, Autos

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Cadillac Is Contemplating a Bigger Engine Menu for the Escalade

In a bid to make the Escalade a bit more competitive with the likes of the Porsche Cayenne or the Mercedes GL, Cadillac is considering some new engine options and even a Vsport-inspired trim level to ensure that the SUV's performance matches the bling it acquired with its new redesign.


Related Topix: Hybrid, Cadillac Escalade, Cadillac, SUV, Cadillac Escalade ESV, Porsche Cayenne, Porsche, Audi, Sedan


Audi R8 TDI might come in 2017

The German based automaker Audi is preparing to introduce its first ever diesel supercar, the R8 TDI, over the next few years.


Related Topix: Coupe, Audi, Convertible, Audi R8, Sedan

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Digital Trends

Audi's second-generation R8 may offer a TDI diesel variant in 2016

For the last few years, pundits and enthusiasts have rumored all-electric versions, four-banger versions , and even versions augmented with laser beams .


Related Topix: Coupe, Audi, Convertible, Audi R8, Sedan, Autos

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Another Audi Review: So, following up on my A8 review, a while back...

ANOTHER AUDI REVIEW: So, following up on my A8 review, a while back the Audi folks gave me an RS7 to play with for a week, and it's taken me a long time to put together a review because I really couldn't find much to say beyond "Awesome!" and "Fast!" But here goes.


Related Topix: Audi A8, Audi, Sedan, Audi RS7, Audi A7, Audi S7

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Digital Trends

AMG considers electric turbochargers for future performance cars

Audi recently made some very public demonstrations of its interest in electric turbochargers, but it may not be the only carmaker toying with the technology.


Related Topix: Audi Q7, SUV, Audi, Sedan, Autos


Hear the Power: MTM Tunes the Audi RS Q3 To a Terrifying 410 HP

The Germans simply wanted a more premium version of the popular Volkswagen Tiguan and they relied primarily on 2-liter diesels for their sales.


Related Topix: Audi Q3, SUV, Audi, Sedan, Volkswagen, Volkswagen Tiguan, Autos

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Driven: 2014 Audi S4

All three of the German luxury-car companies have a performance division or alternative.


Related Topix: Audi, Wagon, Convertible, Sedan, Audi S4, Audi A4, Audi A7, BMW M3, BMW, Coupe, Hatchback, Porsche, Hybrid, Porsche Panamera

Ars Technica

The Audi A8 is the perfect car for the tech-obsessed plutocrat

A car company's flagship model is usually a very special thing. And when that company is known for advanced technology and competes in the luxury market, like Audi does, that's doubly true.


Related Topix: Audi A8, Audi, Sedan, Audi S8, Audi A8l, Autos

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Digital Trends

Jaguar planning a lighter, hardcore version of the F-Type Project 7

Jaguar revealed the striking F-Type Project 7 at the Goodwood Festival of Speed last month, but the British firm is already planning a lighter, more hardcore version.


Related Topix: Coupe, Jaguar F-Type, Jaguar, Convertible, Jaguar F-Type R, Audi, Sedan, Autos

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Digital Trends

How the tech from the crazy cars of Le Mans will make it to your garage

Influencing everything from windshield wipers to laser headlights, Le Mans is more than a grueling 24-hour race; it's the ultimate gauntlet for automotive tech.


Related Topix: Coupe, Hatchback, Convertible, Audi R8, Audi A3 e-tron, Audi, Sedan, Autos


2015 Audi R8 Gets Minor Updates Ahead Of New Model's Arrival

Audi is set to introduce a redesigned R8 supercar for the 2016 model year , so that means the current model, first revealed all the way back in 2006, will soldier on for one more year.


Related Topix: Coupe, Audi, Convertible, Audi R8, Sedan

Wed Jul 02, 2014


2014 Jaguar XF 3.0 AWD review notes: Jag's XF is getting older, but it's still beautiful

The 2014 Jaguar XF 3.0 AWD comes in at a base price of $53,895 with our tester topping off at $54,770.


Related Topix: Jaguar, Jaguar XF, Sedan, Jaguar S-Type, Ford Fusion, Hybrid, Tesla Model S, Ford, Audi A6, Wagon, Audi


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