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Tremendous thrust right from the start: the Audi TT clubsport turbo technology concept car

Audi TT clubsport turbo concept

  • Premiere at Wörthersee: show car has 2.5 TFSI and electric biturbo
  • 441 kW (600 hp) and 650 Nm (479.4 lb-ft), 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 3.6 seconds
  • Development chief Prof. Dr. Hackenberg: “Technology close to production readiness”
Wide add-on parts, a powerful rear wing and a power output of 441 kW (600 hp) – the Audi TT clubsport turbo impresses with its power and design. From May 13 to 16, Audi will be showing its technology concept car on the Wörthersee Tour in the Austrian town of Reifnitz. The inspiration for the show car came from the successful Audi 90 IMSA GTO of the late 1980s. A new technology is making its debut under the hood. The car’s electric biturbo adds even more dynamism to the driving experience with its spontaneous response.

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Audi USA announces pricing for the all-new TT model line

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  • The quintessential design icon boasts a new driver-focused interior and true sports-car performance
  • TT sets standards for in-vehicle technology with the Audi virtual cockpit – a fully digital instrument cluster
  • Virtual cockpit powered by first automotive NVIDIA® Tegra® 30 processor integration

Audi today announced pricing for the all-new 2016 Audi TT model line. The iconic vehicle boasts an exciting new design characterized by the use of innovative technologies and driver-focused performance.

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Audi launches innovative mobility program: Audi on demand

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  • Audi on demand launches beta program in San Francisco
  • Innovative premium service allows customers to choose their preferred Audi model via iPhone app
  • Personal concierge delivers vehicle to a San Francisco location of customer’s choosing

Audi today introduced Audi on demand, an innovative mobility program that gives customers a new way to experience the Audi brand and its range of vehicles at the touch of a button. With Audi on demand, customers can reserve an Audi by the day for up to 28 days.  The premium service is currently available in San Francisco as part of a beta program and will be rolled out across additional U.S. cities in the coming years.  

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Triple lead for Audi in the DTM

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  • Mattias Ekström celebrates his 20th victory in a DTM race
  • Edoardo Mortara takes the lead of the standings after finishing second
  • Audi heads the manufacturers’ and teams’ classifications as well
 A commanding win of the opening round on Saturday, a one-two result on Sunday: In front of 75,000 spectators (throughout the weekend) Audi managed a near-perfect start of the new DTM season.
Mattias Ekström’s triumph in the Red Bull Audi RS 5 DTM of Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline in extremely difficult conditions on Sunday was similarly distinct as Jamie Green’s success the day before. In the dry early stage, Ekström prevailed in a duel with title defender Marco Wittmann (BMW) and, after switching to wet tires when rain set in, overtook his team-mate Edoardo Mortara (Castrol EDGE Audi RS 5 DTM). In the second half of the race, the Swede kept extending his lead and crossed the finish line with a clear advantage of 7.3 seconds.

Marschall triumphs in Audi Sport TT Cup

Marschall triumphiert im Audi Sport TT Cup

  • Numerous overtaking maneuvers in race 2 at the Hockenheimring
  • Dennis Marschall takes top spot in the drivers’ standings
  • Tanner Foust wins rallycross superstars challenge
 Race two of the Audi Sport TT Cup at the Hockenheimring was a humdinger. On a wet track, the crowd got to see plenty of overtaking maneuvers, two caution periods, plus a thrilling five-way battle for victory. Dennis Marschall (D) prevailed in a closely fought finale and celebrated his first victory in the cup race car.
In difficult conditions, the race of the new Audi one-make cup was initially marked by position battles and a few spins – resulting in the safety car being deployed twice. Seven laps into the race, a gripping battle ensued in which Marschall with a bold maneuver in the hairpin pushed past Nicolaj Møller Madsen (DK) and went on to defend his top spot to the checkered flag. “The whole weekend went perfectly,” said Marschall. “Third place yesterday and victory today. That’s something you can build on for the season.”

Audi Sport TT Cup celebrates successful world premiere at Hockenheim

Audi Sport TT Cup feiert gelungene Weltpremiere in Hockenheim

  • New Audi one-make cup thrills crowd at DTM Festival
  • Marc Coleselli wins round one in Audi Sport TT Cup
  • Project Leader Rolf Michl: “Gripping motorsport”
The Audi Sport TT Cup has gone through its baptism of fire with flying colors. In the world premiere of the Audi one-make cup held as part of the DTM Festival at the Hockenheimring, 24 starters demonstrated the sportiness of the Audi TT* as a racing version. The first race was won by the Austrian Marc Coleselli.
In the new racing series for the Audi TT, the brand with the four rings offers young talents a new opportunity to enter the company’s successful motorsport world. The car’s extremely light body, the four-cylinder TFSI engine and the six-speed transmission have been adopted from the production model nearly unchanged and provide an ideal base for a race car.Marc Coleselli was the driver prevailing in the historic first race. The 21-year-old from Salzburg (A) won the 13-lap round in front of Nicolaj Møller Madsen (DK) and Dennis Marschall (D). “This was a tremendous inaugural event for the Audi Sport TT Cup,” said Project Leader Rolf Michl. “The crowd saw gripping motorsport and we’re delighted about a second race being scheduled for tomorrow.”

Audi sets 52nd consecutive monthly U.S. sales record in April 2015

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  • Sales for the month rose 7.5% to 16,827 vehicles
  • A3 models achieved best-ever monthly sales since launch
  • Demand for SUV models was strong for the month

Audi reported that its April 2015 sales increased 7.5% to 16,827 vehicles, a total that stands as the brand’s 52nd straight month of record U.S. sales.

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Audi of America appoints Jeri Ward as Vice President and Chief Communications Officer

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  • Michigan native has been with Audi of America since 2007
  • Audi climbed to top three from 13th place in customer experience with Ward directing efforts in her most recent role
  • First ever female Vice President for Audi of America

Audi of America today appointed Jeri Ward Vice President and Chief Communications Officer to lead U.S. public relations efforts for the brand as its record-setting growth story continues to unfold.

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The new form of automotive freedom: the Audi prologue allroad show car

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  • Third member of the Audi prologue family for all types of roads
  • Innovative display and operating concept for digital interaction
  • Powerful and efficient with plug-in hybrid technology from Audi

High-end technology and unrestricted everyday practicality, plus alluring elegance: The Audi prologue allroad is making its world premiere at Auto Shanghai. In any terrain, in any situation: the five-door model with the raised body provides a new emphasis in the Audi prologue show car family. Its operating concept enables digital interaction between driver and passengers; the plug-in hybrid drive impresses with 540 kW (734 hp), yet low consumption.

Audi announces pricing for the new 2016 A6 and A7 model lines

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  • Award-winning vehicles get more dynamic designs, improved technology and greater power and efficiency
  • New 2.0 Liter TFSI engine – the most powerful engine in its class, with greater performance and efficiency
  • Standard next generation of MMI® with Audi connect® and rapid 4G LTE connectivity

Audi today announced pricing for the 2016 A6 and A7 model lines. With new engines and updated design, all Audi A6 and A7 models now offer more power, greater fuel efficiency and class-leading technology for two of the Audi brand’s top-selling vehicles. The 2016 A6 and A7 sedans boast more athletic design as well as new headlights and driver assistance systems. New infotainment systems provide even higher levels of interior luxury and refinement.

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