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Audi Forced to Climb the Luxury Ladder, All Thanks to Mercedes-Benz

After pumping out a respectable range of luxury sedans, coupes and SUVs for years, Audi now finds itself scrambling to counter an onslaught of high-end boutique models from Mercedes-Benz. The automaker is hinting that more versions of the range-topping A8 could be on the way, AutoExpress reports, including a long-wheelbase Maybach fighter. …

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2017 Audi A5 and S5: The Difference is in the Details

If you’re looking for a revolution in design, you won’t get it from the next-generation Audi A5 and S5. Audi unveiled its redesigned personal luxury coupe last night, following a glitzy light show at the automaker’s Ingolstadt, Germany headquarters. The 2017 versions of the A5 and performance-oriented S5 give traditional German luxury …

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Audi is Probably Done Designing New V8s: Report

Audi’s commitment to building a green, electrified nirvana likely means future V8s will have to die, a source within the company claims. The source told Autocar that development of future V8 families is unlikely, given Audi’s plan to have 25 to 35 percent of its rolling stock go all-electric by …

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Audi Planning Massive Electric Vehicle Gamble: Report

Audi is apparently about to embrace electric vehicles with all the intensity of a daughter greeting her father on the tarmac after the war. According to Reuters, company sources say the automaker plans to make EVs account for 25 percent of sales by 2025 — a move that would erase the environmental …

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Junkyard Find: 1994 Audi 90 S

The folks at Audi got really confusing with their American-market car names for a couple of decades and I have given up trying to sort out from memory, say, when the 5000 became the 100 or the 200 or whatever the hell it became in the chaos following the Unintended …

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Audi Develops Suspension that Generates Electricity, Boosts MPG

The search for better fuel economy takes engineers down weird paths, and the latest plan to wring out extra mileage is no different. It involves an unlikely part of the vehicle — the suspension. Audi just announced a new suspension system that harvests wasted energy and turns it into electricity, …

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No Diesel Required: 2017 Audi A4 2.0T Ultra Does 37 MPG Highway

With front-wheel drive, a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, and a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission, the all-new 2017 Audi A4 Ultra’s EPA highway fuel economy figure is 37 miles per gallon. Audi says, “No other luxury sedan in its competitive segment offers higher EPA-estimated city or highway mileage” than the new fuel-sipping …

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