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Audi Q7 V12 TDI quattro

Masterful technology Audi Q7 V12 TDI quattro For two decades Audi has driven forward the advancement of diesel technology – from the very top. Now the brand with the four rings is presenting another world first: the first V12 TDI in a passenger vehicle. The diesel, which generates an output of 368 kW (500 hp) and 1,000 Nm of torque (737.56 lb-ft) from a capacity of six liters, gives the new Audi Q7 V12 TDI quattro the performance of a sports car. It catapults from zero to 100 km/h (62.14 mph)

Audi develops race version of the R8

For the first time, Audi Sport will offer a racing sports car specifically developed for customer use in the form of the powerful 500 hp plus GT3 version of the Audi R8 which will be available from autumn 2009. The logistics and factory space required for the AUDI AG customer programme will be created over the next few months in Ingolstadt, Neckarsulm and Györ. "The R8 is the first production Audi bearing the name and genes of a successful racing sportscar and is therefore an excellent base

ABT Q5 - five wows

When the engineers and designers with ABT Sportsline intend to tune an SUV, you can be sure that the result will be an extraordinary vehicle. That has been the case with the Touareg, AS7 and Tiguan - and that will be continued with the new ABT Q5. The elegant crossover vehicle is by concept a premium model in the category of compact SUVs, but "such a wonderful car always spurs us to create something really special," says Hans-Jürgen Abt. The managing director of ABT Sportsline emphasizes that i

The super station wagon - with the ABT RS6 into a new dimension

How do you get the superlative of the word "car"? The answer is easy and still impressing: car - fast car - ABT RS6, as ABT Sportsline has set a unique benchmark in engineering: thanks to ABT Power the V10 TFSI delivers 700hp (515kW) - and that makes the RS6 a real super sportscar in an elegant but very useful clothing. For comparison: the serial RS6 achieves 580hp (426kW). The "station racecar" displays its maximum torque of enormous 800Nm (seri

B&B Audi RS6 V10 Sport Wagon

The Siegen-based Audi expert B&B, perfects the actuel version of the A6 – the RS6 V10 Turbo. Performance values, which normally are preserved by absolut supersportscars, can be reached in 4 different stages (650, 670, 700 and 715 hp). The acceleration 0-100km/h is lowered to an enormous value of 3.6 seconds in the final stage while Vmax level is on 320km/h. To reach these performance values, B&B mounts a special race exhaust system with high performance racing catalyst as well as an

2009 Audi A6/S6 Product Improvement

• Sales: A6 is segment leader in worldwide sales (vs. BMW 5 series and Mercedes E class). •Design: New front/rear lighting and front bumper/grille design; LED lighting technology for both front DRL and side mirror lighting; new wheel program, and interior accent updates. •Engines: All-new powertrain: 3.0 TFSI V6 with 300 hp for the USA; A6 is the only car in its class to continue to offer 100% direct injection engines. •All-wheel drive: newly implemented 40/60 asymmetric rear-biase

580PS Audi RS 6 saloon ushers in new A6 range

Extensive engine updates and subtle restyle for latest A6 line-up crowned by new Saloon version of V10 RS 6 Smarter both aesthetically and technically, the new Audi A6 range makes its international debut this week, underpinning enhancements to visual appeal, refinement, convenience electronics and equipment with improvements in fuel economy and emissions control averaging 12 per cent courtesy of new or updated engines. Priced from £24,800 OTR for the new economy-targeting 2.0 TDIe model, delivering in excess of

The Audi A6: An overachiever with new strengths

A winner always builds on his strengths: That’s why Audi has again upgraded its luxury class A6 model. Efficient engines have been added to the drive-train lineup, with innovative technologies cutting fuel consumption by about 15 percent across the whole model range. An improved suspension and new high-tech assistance system give the driver even greater control over the car. And the new-generation MMI control system is out-performing itself. The revamped A6 will be launched in the German market in late summer.


The new Audi RS6 innately impresses discerning customers thanks to its high-powered twin turbo V10 engine with 5.0 l displacement. Only a short while after the car’s market launch, MTM, the Audi specialist from Wettstetten near Ingolstadt, Germany, already has performance kits in its program, which boost the performance of this super-fast station wagon. For instance, the MTM engineers boost the engine power electronically to 656 bhp at 6,180 rpm. If need be, the MTM-RS6 R will run upon reques

Fastest MTM Audi S3 8P with amazing 380bhp!

engine conversions up to 380 PS and with 460 Nm 19"- alloy rims „bimoto“ in diamond cut, titanium oder shiny MTM Brembo brake system (8-Piston Brembo Caliper) paint work by request (roof, front- / rear diffusor, mirror) outstanding performance specifications (0-100km/h under 5 sec) Auto Bild Sportscars, issue 08/2008: High achiever: 380hp - MTM Berlin S3 Clubsport wit 279km/h Topspeed Auto Bild Sportscars, issue 08/2008: – „Hand ans Herz“ – If a compact Audi gets by the 100 km/h in 5 seconds,

FC Bayern starts to new season with Audi

While many things may be new with FC Bayern München, when it comes to its “company cars” the German record champion again relies on equally sporty and comfortable support in the new season: Rupert Stadler, Chairman of the Management Board of AUDI AG, today handed over the keys to the new “company cars” to the players, coaches and management staff in Ingolstadt and wished the team a successful start to the season. AUDI AG and FC Bayern München have been “on the ball” together since the beginning of th

Audi Night – the main sponsor’s opening-night highlight

Every year in summer the eyes of the world turn to Salzburg. For five weeks, the Salzburg Festival draws lovers of theater and music to the city of Mozart. Once again this year, Audi is supporting this first-class cultural event as the main sponsor. And Audi Night on the opening weekend is a social highlight not to be