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Insane Abt Audi RS6-E hybrid packs 1,003hp

Insane Abt Audi RS6-E hybrid packs 1,003hp

If you are a sucker for hot wagons of the sort you can’t get in the US, take a gander at this beast. This is the Abt Audi RS6-E and it's the first ever hybrid Audi RS car. It started life as an already sweet Audi RS6 Avant. This beast slips an electric motor directly into the transmission that adds in 284hp.

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The 2020 Audi e-tron’s cabin is an EV tech haven

The 2020 Audi e-tron’s cabin is an EV tech haven

A thoroughly modern Audi EV deserves a thoroughly modern interior, and so the 2020 Audi e-tron SUV pushes the tech boat out. The automaker's all-electric rival to the Tesla Model X and Jaguar I-PACE isn't expected to roll into the US until early 2019, but Audi has given us a sneak peak of the cabin we can expect.

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2019 Audi Q8: Eight facts about the new luxury leader

2019 Audi Q8: Eight facts about the new luxury leader

Audi wants a taste of the luxury SUV market that stablemates Porsche, Bentley, and Lamborghini have been enjoying, and the 2019 Q8 is how it plans to get it. Promising to combine cabin accommodations that rival a Cayenne, with levels of technology that could make a Bentayga blush, the Q8 also shoulders the responsibility of ushering in a dramatic new age of Q-series styling.

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Audi e-tron electric SUV debut delayed after CEO arrest

Audi e-tron electric SUV debut delayed after CEO arrest

Audi has postponed the big debut of the e-tron Quattro all-electric SUV, after cancelling the event in the aftermath of CEO Super Stadler being arrested. The automaker had planned to make the e-tron Quattro - its Tesla Model X rival - the centerpiece of the Audi Summit on August 30. However, that event has now been wiped from the schedule.

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2019 Audi Q8 first drive review: Luxury goes everywhere

2019 Audi Q8 first drive review: Luxury goes everywhere

The all-new 2019 Audi Q8 flagship SUV is not merely Ingolstadt's answer to the BMW X6, Mercedes-Benz GLE, and the Range Rover Sport. Audi's push further into the upper echelons of luxury transportation, it will also serve as the foundation of the automaker's new design language for its future Q-product line up. And, though "four-door coupe" may still sound like an oxymoron to some, an unexpectedly extended drive in the new Q8 proved to me that this is more than just a new badge.

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New Audi A1 Sportback launches this summer

New Audi A1 Sportback launches this summer

Audi has pulled the covers off the new A1 Sportback and the little compact car is very attractive. Audi says that the new A1 Sportback has grown significantly in length with an additional 2.2-inches making the car 13.2-feet. Width is almost the same at 5.7-feet and the new model is 4.7-feet high.

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Audi’s e-tron electric SUV will charge smarter with solar

Audi’s e-tron electric SUV will charge smarter with solar

The Audi e-tron will be a weather forecaster as well as an electric SUV, the automaker has revealed, taking factors like upcoming conditions into account when intelligently charging. The new SUV goes on sale in Europe later this year, alongside a new smart home Audi connect charging system that promises more efficient, not to mention cheaper replenishment of the batteries.

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Tesla wanted competition – Now big names are bringing it

Tesla wanted competition – Now big names are bringing it

Almost four years ago to the day, Tesla's Elon Musk threw down the gauntlet to traditional automakers, challenging them to step up and take electric cars seriously. Now, he's finally getting what he wished for. Two of the biggest names in the industry are about to each launch a car that will take on Tesla's two top-selling models, and that's when things are going to start getting truly interesting.

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2019 Audi Q8 official: Luxury SUV with plenty of tech

2019 Audi Q8 official: Luxury SUV with plenty of tech

Audi promised us an SUV with the heart of a luxury coupe, and this is it, the 2019 Audi Q8. Slotting in above the Audi Q7 as the automaker's most cosseting way to travel - assuming you want that upright seating position, that is - it's another sign of Audi pushing up into territory previously occupied by VW Group stablemates Porsche and Bentley.

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Audi e-tron gets camera side mirrors (but there’s a catch)

Audi e-tron gets camera side mirrors (but there’s a catch)

Audi plans to do away with side mirrors on its upcoming Audi e-tron electric SUV, offering optional cameras to replace them, though US drivers will likely be out of luck. The new SUV EV is expected to go on sale later this year, and will use a number of high-tech features - some standard, some optional - to improve efficiency and make the most of the battery's charge.

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This new Audi Q8 teaser hints the luxury SUV will be no wallflower

This new Audi Q8 teaser hints the luxury SUV will be no wallflower

Audi has begun teasing the big reveal of the Q8, dubbed "the most extravagant Audi you have ever experienced" by the German automaker. Set to slot in above the Q7 SUV as an even more luxurious truck, the Audi Q8 may well cause some internal waves as it takes on cars like the Porsche Cayenne and even Bentley's Bentayga in the process.

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Audi’s talking traffic lights tech expands to 10 US cities

Audi’s talking traffic lights tech expands to 10 US cities

Audi's Traffic Light Information system, which puts a countdown to the next green light on your dashboard, is launching in ten more cities across the US, the automaker has confirmed. First launched in 2016, the technology is one of the earliest examples of V2I, or Vehicle-to-Infrastructure, to reach production cars.

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