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2019 Audi A6 and A7 First Drive: A Preview of the Future

2019 Audi A6 and A7 First Drive: A Preview of the Future

It all started with the beautiful Audi Prologue concept unveiled by Audi at the 2014 LA Auto Show. The Prologue heralded the future of Audi exterior and interior design, under the pen and leadership of Marc Lichte. The rounded lines of the past are now strong and aggressive; gone are button-heavy consoles from the interior and, in their place, touchscreens and a handful of necessary keys.

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Audi TT RS Coupe and Roadster pack 400 horsepower five-banger

Audi TT RS Coupe and Roadster pack 400 horsepower five-banger

Audi has pulled the wraps off the new TT RS Coupe and Roadster, and the two rides share many of the same components. Combined fuel consumption is 8.1 to 7.9 l/100km, which is about 29 mpg in the States. While the two cars pack 400 metric horsepower 5-cylinder engines, they are low polluting.

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2020 Audi TT 20th Anniversary Edition gets all dressed up to celebrate two decades

2020 Audi TT 20th Anniversary Edition gets all dressed up to celebrate two decades

Audi has unveiled the unique TT 20th Anniversary Edition that comes with some unique elements in a limited edition model. The special edition car will come in two colors, Aviator Gray pearl effect or Nimbus Gray metallic; the latter color is a US market exclusive. All 20th-anniversary models have the same Moccasin Brown Fine Nappa leather with yellow contrast stitching.

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With Audi Holoride, I was the Disney VR hero in the backseat of an e-tron

With Audi Holoride, I was the Disney VR hero in the backseat of an e-tron

From the outside, it looks as though I'm in the back seat of a new Audi e-tron, being driven around Speed Vegas for roughly two laps. Look closer, though, and I'm not making awkward small-talk with my driver: instead, I donned a set of Oculus Rift virtual reality glasses, was handed a controller, and set to work being among the first to experience Holoride's vision of next-gen in-car entertainment.

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Samsung Exynos Auto V9 automotive processor to power Audi infotainment system

Samsung Exynos Auto V9 automotive processor to power Audi infotainment system

Samsung has announced that it will be working with Audi to provide the first automotive-branded processor, the Exynos Auto V9, to power Audi infotainment systems. The chip will be the brain of Audi's next-gen in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) system that is expected to debut by 2021. Samsung says the Exynos Auto V9 is a powerful processor designed for advanced IVI systems that display content on multiple screens.

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We drove some really unexpected SUVs in 2018

We drove some really unexpected SUVs in 2018

You used to know where you were with an SUV. Five seats, maybe seven; plenty of space for luggage; and most likely all-wheel drive: in short, something perfectly functional to take the family on a cross-country vacation. These days, though, the SUV has morphed into something altogether different.

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2019 Audi A8L First Drive: Luxury as a place of sanctuary

2019 Audi A8L First Drive: Luxury as a place of sanctuary

When’s the last time you got into any vehicle, as driver or passenger, and felt like you’d just entered a sanctuary of sorts? Sitting cross-legged with a meditation guru, I contemplated that very question as he attempted to lead me in a mindfulness session. Moments later, transcended into Audi’s new flagship luxury vessel, the 2019 A8 L, my mind was anything but still. Settled in for a drive through California’s magnificent Big Sur, I anticipated what the Pacific Coast Highway and the new A8 would reveal.

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Audi e-tron GT Concept First Drive: Welcome to the future

Audi e-tron GT Concept First Drive: Welcome to the future

When you get the opportunity to drive a concept car, and to be ahead of a superhero like Tony Stark, you don't say no. No, I’m not the genius-billionaire-playboy-philanthropist I wanted to be growing up - I’m still working on that - but getting to try out the Audi e-tron GT Concept is perhaps the next best thing.

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2019 Audi e-tron SUV First Drive Review

2019 Audi e-tron SUV First Drive Review

When I got the chance to test drive the new Audi e-tron in the deserts of Namibia, it was clear Audi hadn't developed an electric SUV merely for tarmac roads. While most drivers won't experience it, it turned out to be quite the thrill to drift an electric SUV. Indeed as far as I can remember, it's probably the most fun I've had behind the wheel of a luxury SUV.

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The 5 stand-out cars of the LA Auto Show 2018

The 5 stand-out cars of the LA Auto Show 2018

The LA Auto Show 2018 wasn't lacking in alluring supercars, concepts, and EVs, but some of the cars stood head and shoulders above the rest. Whether for their electric ambition, for putting a fresh spin on a classic, or just for being drop-dead delicious, these best-of-show models each have something to recommend them. Read on for our top five most noteworthy cars of the LA Auto Show 2018.

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The Audi e-tron GT is capable and covetable

The Audi e-tron GT is capable and covetable

Audi didn't really need Robert Downey Jr. or an Iron Man connection to make the e-tron GT Concept stand out at the LA Auto Show 2018 this week: the stunning all-electric car is conspicuous enough on its own. Not only does the concept demonstrate Audi's flexible EV architecture, but its commitment to making electric cars that are not only capable but covetable, too.

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Pop.Up Next Flying Taxi concept is in testing

Pop.Up Next Flying Taxi concept is in testing

There is a big push in the automotive and aircraft design worlds to create the next generation of taxis that can ferry people around without causing more congestion on the roads. Many of these taxi designs have turned to flying machines that operate autonomously. Audi, Airbus, and Italdesign have unveiled the "Pop.Up Next" flying and driving taxi prototype and announced that it is in testing.

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