A look back at the Audi Coupe (1981 – 1988)

The 80-based Audi Coupé was the first of its type built by the company since the delectable 100S of the early 1970s. It arrived on the market half a year after the quattro first blew everyone away, and although it had the same body, you couldn’t mix up two given that car’s wheelarch blisters and(…)

Audi and VW end WRC involvement on a high

It’s called going out with a bang. Both Audi and VW ended their associations with both the FIA World Rally and the Endurance Championship in typically dominant form winning the final rounds of both disciplines respectively. Volkswagen finished first in the 25th Rally Australia – the final round of the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship(…)

Audi to only launch just one more diesel in US

Following the diesel emissions scandal, and the damage done to US confidence in the brand, Audi believes it has the potential for just one more diesel model, in its US product mix, says Audi’s US head. “Once we hopefully get past everything, I see an opportunity for potentially, probably to offer it on one model,(…)

Audi predicts the end of the production line

The death knell has been sounded for the conventional vehicle assembly line, if Audi is to be believed. Instead, the German motor giant believes mass automobile manufacturing will happen by means of a new modular assembly method. Should the change come to fruition, then it would mark a considerable change for the car industry, which(…)

Has Audi TT RS sold out already?

For all the fans of the Audi TT RS with pockets deep enough to come up with the £51,800 necessary to buy it, those who’ve not yet parted with the cash may already be too late. And even if you can get your hands on one that’s not yet been sold, it’s likely you’ll be(…)

Audi to release further Black Edition trim across range

Audi is to release a new exclusive Black Edition trim to much of its current fleet. Models set to feature the new look include the A3, TT, S6 and S7. This follows the release of a preliminary top-of-the-range Black edition Audi A3 crossover. Due to its popularity, Audi have taken the decision to roll the(…)

Audi RS model range set to double by 2018

Audi Sport – the main rival to AMG’s performance brand – is expected to double the amount of RS performance vehicles within its range over the course of the next year and a half, says the division’s new chief, Stephan Winkelmann. There are presently seven models within the RS line-up, including the R8 and both(…)

Sauber F1 takes Zander from Audi

Formula 1 team Sauber has confirmed it has poached Jorg Zander from Audi, ahead of the 2017 Formula 1 season. He becomes the new technical director following his appointment. Zander leaves Audi, where he fulfilled a similar role, following the company’s decision to pull out of the World Endurance Championship at the end of the(…)

Grandfather drives Audi into 12,000 litres of Coke

Okay, this is a strange one. There’s no way to explain it, so we’ll just say it: In weirder news this week, a 73 year old Grandpa achieved one of his life’s ambitions by driving an Audi at speed into a large hole he dug and then filled with 12,000 litres of cola. The car(…)

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