A look back at the Audi A4, S4, B6 (2001 – 2005)

There’s no denying the B6 generation oozed class. Taking a design nod from the 1990s A6, albeit smaller, not only did it deliver on the looks, it handled superbly and had an excellent line-up of engines. This was the car Audi could use to compete effectively with the BMW 3-Series and the Mercedes C-class. In(…)

A look back at the Audi 100 C1 (1968 – 1978)

It’s fair to say the surroundings into which the first generation Audi 100 was born into were chaotic at best. At the time, parent company Volkswagen was firmly wedded to the rear-engine and it took the takeover of DKW and NSU to evolve the dominant mindset towards front engined vehicles. The two newly-acquired companies brought(…)

Audi aims to sell 800,000 electric cars in 2025

It’s good to set the bar high. German car giant Audi has certainly done this by announcing it plans to shift around 800,000 battery-electric and hybrid powered cars in 2025. The sales drive is expected to generate an operating profit of 1 billion euros. 25 new electric vehicles, developed in conjunction with parent company Volkswagen,(…)

Servicing Stop winter tyre tips

At the risk of stating the obvious, research has revealed that you are six times more likely to have an accident during the winter months than over the summer. Harsh weather conditions and lack of light major contributory factors for the statistic. A study by Continental Tyres back in 2010 revealed that during the big(…)

Fun facts about Audi

  When there’s not much in the way of exciting branded Audi news we do this: a trivial look back at the company’s history. Usually this takes the form of a retrospective look back at a classic from the back catalogue. Today however, we thought we’d hit you with a few fun facts about Audi(…)

The safest places to live in London

So, this blog isn’t strictly Audi related. Everything seems to be a little doom and gloom heavy at the moment: Brexit uncertainty, politician and celebrity scandals (the two are not mutually inclusive), global warming, North Korea having ‘small man syndrome’, etc. Plus outside, it’s possibly the most Autumnal day of the year so far; enough(…)

Audi recalls thousands of cars over harmful NOx emissions

Audi is recalling up to 5,000 cars across Europe in order to fix software that has revealed they produce too many nitrogen oxides. Nitrogen oxides are toxic gases produced by diesel engines. If exposed to them continuously, they can cause heart, lung and respiratory problems. In the UK alone, harmful car emissions contributed to the(…)

Audi: 10 things you may or may not know about Quattro

It’s been around a fair old while now so it’s easy to forget just how revolutionary Audi’s four-wheel drive Quattro was when it first burst onto the scene all those years ago. Here’s a few things you may or may not know about the car that changed the way we drive: 1 in 8 million.(…)

A look back at the Audi DKW F102 (1964 – 1966)

Stats: 1,175cc, 69bhp, 84 mph, 53,000 produced A widely held view amongst car aficionados is that the F102 was the true starting block for the modern Audi (in the sense of the cars we know today). Not so well known is the fact the car actually began life as a DKW, marketed by Auto Union(…)

Audi to roll out luxury car rental service

Audi is set to roll out a rental service worldwide that allows customers to hire its luxury cars. The service, called Audi On Demand, initially launched in 2015 in San Francisco. From a mobile app, a customer can rent a Audi for a day or up to a month. A wide range of models are(…)

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