New ABT AS8 Based on Audi A8 Revealed at 2010 Geneva Motor Show

4 03 2010

ABT Sportsline tuner has unveiled a modified 2011 Audi A8 at the Geneva Motor Show. Project called as AS8 and features a new front spoiler, aggressive face skirts, a revised rear apron, and classy 20-creep wheels (21-inchers are also available).

What’s about performance, Abt tweaked the 4.2-liter TDI engine to products 385 PS (283 kW / 380 hp) and 880 Nm (649 lb-ft) of torque. This represents a modest fuel of 35 PS (26 kW) and 80 Nm (59 lb-ft), compared to the customary car.

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New 2011 Audi RS5 Coupe Officially Revealed (details and photos)

1 03 2010

German automaker has officially revealed the new Audi RS5 Coupe which should become the main rival BMW M3 Coupe. Developed by Audi’s quattro GmbH division, the RS5 Coupe makes use of a revised version of the 4.2-liter V8 engine found in the previous RS4. The new RS5 will go on sale in Europe this Spring with a base price of around €77,700.

Power comes from a 4.2-liter V8 that produces 331 kW (444 hp / 450 PS) and 430 Nm (317 lb-ft) of torque. It is coupled to a seven-rate S tronic transmission which allows the 1,725 kilogram (3,803 beat) sedan to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 4.6 seconds, before topping out at an electronically limited 250 km/h (155 mph). If that isn’t swiftly enough, Audi can delete the alacrity limiter to enable the car to hit 280 km/h (174 mph). Despite this immense performance, the RS5 only consumes 10.8 liters of gasoline per 100 km (21.78 US mpg).

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Second Audi e-Tron Concept Appeared in Detroit (photos)

15 01 2010

The new version of the Audi e-Tron concept, that first exposed at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show, has appeared in Detroit. When looking at the Frankfurt e-Tron a R8 directly comes to care. The Detroit e-Tron is actually 27 cm (10.63 inches) shorter in piece and 12 cm (4.72 inches) narrower and only 1 cm (0.39 shuffle) shorter in height. It has a sickening stress of around 1,350 kg (2976.24 lbs), which is 250 kg (551.16 lbs) excluding than the Frankfurt e-Tron.

Two electric motors drive the front and rear axles. Together they make 150kW (204hp) and 2,650 Nm (1954.54 lb-ft) of torque which can be liberally pied between the wheels as necessary. The car is said to accelerate from 0 – 100km/h in 5.9 seconds and is imperfect to 200km/h (124mph).

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New 2011 Audi A1 Leaked: First Photo of Production Model?!

19 12 2009

The first photos of the new 2011 Audi A1 has posted on Facebook page. On this photo Justin Timberlake walking in front of the production side of the Audi A1 supermini.

And if you’re wondering what’s the connection between Timberlake and the German automaker’s answer for BMW’s MINI, Audi announced on Wednesday that it has struck a trade with the pop soloist to play the principal role in an Audi A1 Internet promotion that will be launched in the bounce of 2010.

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New Audi R8 e-Tron Concept Officially Revealed: Four Electric Motors with 4,500Nm of Torque (photos + video)

16 09 2009

The new Audi R8 e-Tron Concept has officially revealed at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show. Audi’s super concept powered by four electric motors, two each at the front and rear axles driving all four wheels, that produce a combined output of 230kW or 313HP along with a maximum, yes you are not mistaken, 4,500 Nm (3,319 lb-ft) of torque!! It’s a fantastic result of engineering.

Audi e-Tron Concept LIVE at 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show img_1 | AutoWorld

The new E-Tron accelerates from 0 – 100km/h time of 4.8 seconds, a top pace of 200km/h and a breadth of about 248km on plump lithium-ion vigor. Recharging the 213kg battery push at the back to detailed post requires six to eight hours on a common 220V conduit while a 400V close will do the job in about two and the half hours.

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New Audi R8 Spider Leaked ahead of Frankfurt Motor Show

11 09 2009

The first photos of the new Audi R8 Spider leaked into the web ahead of Frankfurt Motor Show. At these pictures we can see a black survey roof whose mechanisms hid the mid-rear mounted engine. The front ended has the strong fencing with surrounding LED daytime running light while the rear features LED rear lights, two oval tailpipes that are visible from the sides and a huge diffuser.

2010 Audi R8 Spider leaked img_3 | AutoWorld

Audi plans to launch the R8 Spider with only the 5.2-litre V10 engine as its symphony of thrust. It produces 386kW (525hp) and ultimate torque of 530Nm. The transmission options are the six-speed manual and the R-Tronic sequential shifter. Power joint along the two axles through the quattro AWD order which, if the same as the vehicle’s, can assigning up to 85% of torque to the rear wheels.
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New Audi A5 Sportback Revealed: Official Photos and Details [+video]

16 07 2009

Nowadays a new photo of the new A5 Sportback has leaked and fully revealing the five-door coupe’s profile. Early the first official teaser shots of the new Audi A5 Sportback has revealed along with initial information that includes details on the entry prices and the engine range.

Audi A5 Sportback official photo | AutoWorld

Designing to be as “emotional and elegant as a vehicle, as comfortable as a sedan, and as handy as an Avant,” the A5 Sportback is essentially a five-door sedan. Although the teaser tape only shows a performer stretching the A5 Sportback’s intention, Audi states that the new shape skin a large rear engrave, a willowy tapering roofline which is 36 mm (1.4″) inferior to the A4 Sedan‘s, and four frameless doors with “dynamic skylight styling.”

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