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2023 Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron: Audi Portfolio Now Offers Most EV Models in US Market

The on-sale date of the 2023 Q4 e-tron has arrived, bringing a new rear-wheel-drive variant, the Q4 40 e-tron, for drivers who prefer extra range over more horsepower. The new model year also introduces a stylish new coupe-like version, the Q4 Sportback 50 e-tron. The addition of a Sportback model to the Q4 e-tron lineup brings Audi's EV count to five—more than any other US-market automaker. Audi's goal with the Q4 e-tron portfolio is to help discerning drivers make a seamless transition to EV ownership. And the new RWD-only variant makes getting behind the wheel of a…

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2023 Audi R8 GT: A Fitting Send Off for Audi's V10 Engine

(2021 V10 Performance Shown)

After 15 years, Audi's exhilarating R8 supercar is preparing to say goodbye. However, it's not going out quietly into the night. For the 2023 model year, Audi is introducing a limited special edition GT model with boosted performance from the raucous V10 powerplant, an upgraded transmission, a new Torque Rear driving mode, and exclusive styling. Here's a quick overview of the halo version of Audi's halo car.

  • Audi R8 GT Powertrain: Under the hood of the 2023 R8 GT is a specially tuned version of the prodigious 5.2-liter V10, increasing output…
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Audi at the 2022 Greentech Festival

As a cornerstone in the world of luxury vehicles, Audi embraces its responsibility to help expand a more environmentally compatible automotive landscape. Being a founding partner of Greentech Festival is one of the many ways Audi demonstrates its commitment to sustainability. Greentech Festival is a conference that aims to further discussion on topics related to environmental protection, climate, and sustainable development.

The Festival made its first appearance in New York last week when it visited The Shed, a cultural center in Hudson Yards. The Q4 e-tron....

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Silvercar by Audi adds Audi e-tron® Sportback to rental lineup

Audi's premium rental service, Silvercar by Audi, has added an exclusive model to its roster, the Audi e-tron® Sportback, making Silvercar the first and only rental service to offer the all-electric midsize SUV. The Audi e-tron Sportback is a premium midsize electric SUV that combines the roomy versatility of a practical crossover with the engaging drivability and sleek style of a four-door luxury coupe.

The e-tron Sportback draws motivation from a dual-motor powertrain making 355 horsepower and 414 pound-feet of torque. These numbers are potent enough to get the SUV quickly and...

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Audi earns most 1st-place finishes among luxury brands in MotorTrend's Ultimate Car Rankings

September started on a high note for Audi, as the German automaker saw five of its models take first place in MotorTrend's Ultimate Car Rankings for the second half of 2022—more than any other luxury marque. Additionally, Audi's tally of nine top-three finishes was also tops in the luxury segment. First introduced in 2020, MotorTrend's rankings aim to provide a clearer perspective of what's available on the market, distilling a comprehensive amount of data points into an easy-to-digest list of the best vehicles on the market.

Lauded for their design, comfort, technology, and...

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Audi Partners with Redwood Materials to Reduce EV Battery Waste

The shift to electric automobility brings many advantages, like lower ownership costs, reduced oil dependence, and exhilarating performance. But while EVs are demonstrably more eco-friendly than gas-powered counterparts, as more drivers switch away from combustion, the issue of battery waste becomes a real concern. Audi has embraced its responsibility to help facilitate a more sustainable future with its growing e-tron EV lineup. And through its recent partnership with Redwood Materials, the automaker is doing its part to further reduce the environmental impact of electric...

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2022 Audi RS 3: Celebrating the Five-Cylinder Engine

Last month, we blogged about Audi's confirmation that the RS 3 will return to the US for an all-new generation later this summer. The high-performance variant of the A3 compact luxury sedan is particularly enticing as the most accessible model in Audi Sport GmbH's top-tier RennSport portfolio. In this entry, we'll tell you a bit about one of the 2022 RS 3's most unique and noteworthy attributes, the Audi five-cylinder powerplant.

Intriguing Sound, Storied Performance

Well-known for the distinctly sonorous tone of its particular 1-2-4-5-3 firing order, the Audi 2.5-liter TFSI...

 

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Audi RS 5 Dials Up the Excitement with new 2023 Competition package

Audi's rowdy yet refined RS 5 is a quintessential demonstration of the automaker's ability to craft vehicles with invigorating performance while retaining a first-class driving experience. The A5's high-performance RennSport variant mines mountains of motivation from a bi-turbo (444 horsepower, 442 lb-ft of torque) that carries the coupe to 60 mph from a standstill in 3.7 seconds and enables a top track speed of 155 mph. Now, Audi Sport GmbH is turning up the volume and thrills with an all-new Competition package exclusive to the RS 5 for the 2023 model year.

Among the bevy of…

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Coming This Summer: Audi Introduces All-New 2nd-Gen RS 3

The Audi A3 sedan is one of Audi's most popular models, as a sport and accessible entry point to the manufacturer's lineup. Its RS 3 variant plays a similar role in the lineup of Audi's high-performance subsidiary, Audi Sport GmbH. While we don't receive all of Audi's RS variants here in the US, we were fortunate to get the RS 3 when it launched a few years ago. And now, after taking the 2021 model year off, the Audi RS 3 returns for an all-new generation, bringing legendary performance in a pint-sized package. Here's…

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2023 Audi S6, S7 Models Receive Sophisticated Performance and Design Enhancements

Audi's S6 executive sedan and its S7 liftback sibling will get even sportier for the 2023 model year. As performance variants of their A6 and A7 counterparts, the S6 and S7 already deliver driving thrills with style to match. But Audi looks to take the experience to the next level with an exclusive new Design Edition package and more sophisticated engine tuning. Orders for Design Edition models open this month. Here's a quick overview of the new changes.

  • Harmonizing Exterior Accents: The Design Edition package adds a striking high-end appearance to the S6 and S7, accentuating their...
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