02 June 2008
The movers and shakers of the art world will soon converge in Basel for Art Basel, the world’s biggest art trade show, being held June 2-5. This year, the event will be supported by the A8 VIP shuttle service for the first time.
Meanwhile, the brand with the four rings will be acting as an automotive sponsor and creative exhibitor for the second time at Design Miami/ Basel.
Design Miami/ founder Ambra Medda first brought major artists and art lovers together for this new project in 2005. The design exhibiti
30 May 2008
After testing the new Audi A4 for passive crash safety, the Euro NCAP consortium awarded the vehicle five stars, the highest rating possible. The results achieved by the new Audi A4 for adult protection in frontal and side crashes as well as child and pedestrian protection make it one of the safest vehicles in its clas
30 May 2008
Gentex Corporation, the leading supplier of automatic-dimming rearview mirrors to the worldwide automotive industry, has announced that its SmartBeam® High-Beam Headlamp Assist system - called "Fernlichtassistent" (FLA) by Audi - will be offered this spring on the Audi A4, A5 and Q7. The FLA feature will be available on Audi models in the UK and continental Europe as an option in conjunction with Bi-Xenon headlamps.
SmartBeam uses a miniature camera-on-a-chip combined with algorithmic decision making to automa
30 May 2008
Ingolstadt – Effective immediately, the range of equipment available for the Audi R8 sports car now also includes the first full-LED headlamp. In addition to the daytime running light which now features 24 LEDs per headlamp, light-emitting diodes are also used for the turn signals, the low-beam and the high-beam headlights. The €3,590 option rounds out the list of equipment available for the high-tech, mid-engine sports car.
The earlier launch of LED technology at the front of the car req
28 May 2008
Motoren Technik Mayer from Wettstetten, Germany, puts the Audi S5 under pressure. As "MTM GT Supercharged" the sporty coupe's supercharged engine demonstrates impressive performance data. Together with bigger brakes, a coilover suspension and other minor changes, the result is an overall package which can take on the race track.
Watch out, when it gets loose! At the slightest pressure on the accelerator the MTM S5 GT Supercharged rockets forward with brute force. The compressor
27 May 2008
This is second generation PPI equipped with an innovative and sporty design.
A striking in the eye-catching feature is a windshield innovative aerodynamic spoiler on the bonnet to the voorraam.
PPI has also developed a diffuser at the rear. Here are the four exhaust pipes of the PPI sport exhaust system, in conjunction with the rear spoiler, produces additional downforce on the rear axle.
Advanced technology in the heart of PPI's is the performance tuning kit for the 2.0TFSI engine of t
27 May 2008
The World Leading Tuning Company - Abt Sportsline, redesign current Audi vehicles front grille more in line with the Abt design philosophy.
The most striking feature are the five major vertical strips on the grille. Immediately available for the AS4, AS5, AS7 and AS3 Facelift tuning packages, also available for the standard Audi A3, A4, A5 and Q7 models.
At the end of next month deal for around € 400
27 May 2008
Audi has released its sportier, S-line-packed Audi A4 and Audi A4 Avant, offering its buyers even more tempting and exclusive rides. Developed by quattro GmbH, the S-line sports and exterior packages are now ready to transform the Ingolstadt-made compact executive car into a pure-blooded sports ride.
The S-line sports kit is consist of special sports suspension with 30 millimeters lowering and 18-or 19-inch wheels (optionally). Furthermore, it adds sports seats made of fabric Sprint/leather f
21 May 2008
An open cockpit, an engine producing more than 220 kW (300 hp) and a host of technologies borrowed from the world of motorsports – the Audi TT clubsport quattro is an uncompromising driving machine. Audi is presenting an updated version of the spectacular showcar and sensation of 2007 at the Worthersee Tour, the big meet for Audi and VW enthusiasts in Reifnitz (Karnten), Austria, from May 21 to 25.
Purism at a premium level – this was the
20 May 2008
The two-liter TDI unit under the bonnet of the Audi A3 TDI clubsport quattro delivers 165 kW (224 hp) and musters up 450 Nm (331.90 lb-ft) of torque – the sort of pulling power normally associated with a sports car. The show car races from 0 to 100 km/h (62.14 mph) in just 6.6 seconds and attains a top speed of 240 km/h (149.13 mph).
Four-cylinder TDI with common-rail injection system
Displacement of 1968 cc, output of 165 kW (224 hp) and torque of 450 Nm (331.90 lb-ft)
Optimized exhaust system,
19 May 2008
A design full of character, further enhancing the vehicle's expression, a new S tronic dual-clutch transmission with seven gears, the Audi magnetic ride suspension control system – the Audi A3 and the Audi A3 Sportback continue to hone their sporty profile. As the new top model, the Audi S3 Sportback, which offers an
17 May 2008
The amount of traffic on our roads is increasing constantly, as is the amount of information that needs to be processed – meaning that the task of driving is becoming ever more demanding. Audi has developed a technology which promises more relaxed, safer motoring: the Audi braking guard brake assist system is designe