March 28, 2015

Audi RS7 completes Hockenheim lap without a driver (+video)

Photo Audi RS7 completes Hockenheim lap without a driver

-+*Audi has piloted an RS7 round the Hockenheim track without a driver – and at ‘race’ speeds – to demonstrate how far autonomous technology has progressed. Last week we reported that a driverless Audi RS7 was going to do a lap of Hockenheim – ahead of the DTM finale – to showcase Audi’s latest autonomous technology, […]

Audi A3 Clubsport – now on video

Audi A3 Clubsport - now on video

-+*The Audi A3 Clubsport – a concept hot A3 for Worthersee with 518bhp – is now shown on video and looks to point at a new Audi RS3. It’s a couple of weeks since Audi revealed their A3 Clubsport as a concept for the Worthersee show, and now we get to see the Clubsport on […]

Audi A3 saloon gets the Ricky Gervais treatment for USA (video)

Photo Ricky Gervais Audi A3

-+*Audi in the USA are using Ricky Gervais and Queen’s ‘We are the Champions’ to get America to fall in love with the new Audi A3 saloon. Audi of America has launched an advertising campaign for the new Audi A3 saloon featuring Ricky Gervais and a soundtrack of Queen’s ‘We are the Champions. Which doesn’t seem the […]

Audi S1 & S1 Sportback revealed with 228bhp (+video)

Photo Audi S1 Sportback

-+*The Audi S1 Quattro has been revealed as a 228bhp pocket rocket with a six-speed manual ‘box, as a three-door or five-door Sportback. Audi has been threatening a quattro driven A 1 as a full production model ever since the limited edition A1 Quattro arrived two years ago with 252bhp and a very big price […]

Audi takes a dig at BMW, Lexus & Mercedes in new video commercials

Photo Audi A3 Saloon Video Adverts

-+*Ahead of the Super Bowl advert wars, Audi has revealed a quartet of video commercials taking a dig at Mercedes, BMW and Lexus. We’ve had a little spat between Jaguar and Mercedes recently over Mercedes’ Chicken Magic Body Control, with Jaguar’s Big Cat eating Mercedes MBC Chicken and now, ahead of what seems a likely […]

Audi RS 6 Avant, a former Stig & a Parkour expert – The Paintball fight (video)

Photo Audi RS 6 Avant Paint Ball fight

-+*Audi has a new promo video for the RS 6 Avant which features former Stig Ben Collins and Parkour expert Damien Walters in an unusual paint ball fight. The new Audi RS 6 Avant – the almost prosaic-looking estate car with supercar crushing credentials – has been with us since the end of 2012 with Audi […]

Audi digs at Mercedes with the help of a pair of Spocks (video)

Photo of Audi & 2 Spocks - Lenard Nimoy & Zachary Quinto

-+*Audi has released a short video ahead of the Star Trek Into Darkness premier featuring Leonard Nimoy and Zachary Quinto (Spocks both) and a dig at Mercedes. Audi likes nothing more than a bit of ‘celebrity’ kudos, which is why you’ll find endless celebs (and royalty) running round in Audis thanks to ‘enhanced’ lease deals and freebie cars. But it’s […]

Audi A3 & S3 Saloon: New York Auto Show 2013

2014 Audi S3 Saloon

-+*The 2014 Audi A3 and Audi S3 have been revealed at the New York Auto Show, a new range topper for the A3 range. Launches UK summer 2013. Audi teased the A3 saloon last week, although under the dust sheet covering the car in the tease it did seem to be sitting a bit high. […]

2013 Audi RS6 Avant: The Video

Photo of 2013 Audi RS6 Avant

-+*With the new Audi RS6 Avant revealed, Audi has delivered the first video of the new V8 RS6 in action ahead of a public debut. The Audi RS6 Avant has always been a stunning supercar all wrapped up in an almost prosaic exterior. Well, prosaic by supercar standards, that is. In fact, for many with deep pockets […]

Audi R8 e-tron Nurburgring record run on video

Audi R8 e-tron Nurburgring record

-+*Audi has revealed video of the complete Nurburgring lap by the Audi R8 e-tron in 8:09, a new lap record for an EV. The Nurburgring is not the first place you’d associate with an electric car. After all, it’s fuelled on adrenalin, testosterone and the sound of V8s, V10s and V12s – not batteries and […]