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Audi A8 (2017) review: The most tech-packed car to ever hit the road
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Audi A8 (2017) review: The most tech-packed car to ever hit the road

By Mike Lowe

Step into the brand new Audi A8 and it's impossible not to be impressed. This car is like a first class suite on wheels, with such an abundance of tech on offer that it's hard not to play with every touchscreen and option for the sheer thrill of what's... Read more

Audi A8 with AI: How Audi Traffic Jam Pilot autonomous driving tech works

Audi A8 with AI: How Audi Traffic Jam Pilot autonomous driving tech works

By Leon Poultney

Anyone who is tuned into the news or has the faintest interest in cars will know that self-driving automobiles are very much on the way."Shock, horror, gasp," we hear you cry. And for good reason, too, because a robot will soon be trundling you up and... Read more

Audi Aicon: A glimpse at a fully autonomous future and ultra-impressive user interface

Audi Aicon: A glimpse at a fully autonomous future and ultra-impressive user interface

By Joe Simpson

What does the future look like? It's a perennial question, one that for cars feels more pertinent than ever. This, the Aicon, is what the future looks like according to Audi.You'll know that cars are becoming battery powered (or electrifying - as the... Read more

Audi has now made it possible to see your new car in VR before it's made

Audi has now made it possible to see your new car in VR before it's made

By Max Langridge

German vehicle manufacturer Audi is rolling out a new VR experience to showrooms in Germany, the UK and Spain, that will let customers see their ideally configured Audi car before placing an order. MMI explored: A deep dive into Audi's in-car infotainment... Read more

Audi A8 can be specced with a 23 speaker Bang & Olufsen 3D sound system

Audi A8 can be specced with a 23 speaker Bang & Olufsen 3D sound system

By Max Langridge

Audi has turned to Danish audio company Bang & Olufsen once again for its in-car sound system for the Audi A8, but this time there's a slight difference. Audi A8 (2017) preview: The most technological car interior, ever? The system for the A8 can be specified... Read more

Your future electric Audi could come with a solar roof to extend its range

Your future electric Audi could come with a solar roof to extend its range

By Max Langridge

German car manufacturer Audi has partnered up with Alta Devices, a subsidiary of Chinese solar-cell producer, Hanergy, to develop a thin solar film layer to be installed in car roofs. Future electric cars: The battery-powered tech cars that will be on... Read more

Audi RS5 (2017) review: Pedal to the metal
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Audi RS5 (2017) review: Pedal to the metal

By Mike Lowe

Got a spare £60k rattling around in your pocket and want to buy a German sports car? There's a new kid on the block: the Audi RS5. The souped-up Audi Sport version of the S5 coupe, the RS5 has the likes of the Mercedes AMG-C63 and BMW M4 Coupe directly... Read more

Audi e-tron Sportback is an all-electric A7 on stilts

Audi e-tron Sportback is an all-electric A7 on stilts

By Max Langridge

Audi has unveiled its new e-tron Sportback concept at the Shanghai Motor Show, which will be the German car manufacturer's second all-electric vehicle, following the release of the e-tron Quattro SUV due in 2018. All-electric cars UK 2017: All the battery... Read more

Audi RS3 Saloon review: Racecar fun for the road
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Audi RS3 Saloon review: Racecar fun for the road

By Mike Lowe

Some people say Audi design has become boring; formulaic even. We think it's simply that the German brand has got its design language so on the money that there's nothing left for the moaners to whinge about any more.Besides, if anyone were to say the... Read more

Audi MMI explored: A deep dive into Audi's in-car infotainment systems

Audi MMI explored: A deep dive into Audi's in-car infotainment systems

By Chris Hall

Of all the car brands out there, Audi is known for offering one of the most expansive and integrated information and entertainment systems you'll find in a car.There's whole range of options available, from Wi-Fi hotspots, to live traffic, there's Virtual... Read more

Audi A5 (2017) review: Sporty looks, refined drive
4.5 stars

Audi A5 (2017) review: Sporty looks, refined drive

By Chris Hall

The Audi A5 was launched in 2007 and revised in 2009 to put doors into the back of the Coupé version for a more conventional five-door arrangement, the Sportback as Audi calls it. So solid was the A5 that the second-generation A5 has only just appeared,... Read more

Audi Q5 (2017) review: Technical brilliance in a slightly vanilla design
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Audi Q5 (2017) review: Technical brilliance in a slightly vanilla design

By Chris Hall

The Audi Q5 is arguably Audi's most important SUV. Sitting in the mid-sized segment, it occupies a space where it's a little more useful than the cutsey Audi Q3 and a little easier to live with in suburban tight spots than the Audi Q7.Built in Mexico... Read more

Audi R8 Spyder (2016) review: Tinnitus, tyre marks and turned heads guaranteed
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Audi R8 Spyder (2016) review: Tinnitus, tyre marks and turned heads guaranteed

By Leon Poultney

Audi R8 owners dislike the sentiment, but the German speed machine has always been the sensible supercar.The controlled but elegant exterior styling, the impressive interior technology and its ability to make terrible drivers feel confident behind the... Read more

Audi TT RS review: A serious upgrade, with serious performance
4.5 stars

Audi TT RS review: A serious upgrade, with serious performance

By Chris Hall

Of all the Renn Sport models that Audi makes, the TT RS perhaps makes the most sense. At its basic level, the Audi TT is a sports car lite. That dropping roof and low-slung stance point to a sporty little coupé or roadster, even when it's a front-wheel... Read more

Audi SQ7 review: An insane sports car of an SUV
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Audi SQ7 review: An insane sports car of an SUV

By Chris Hall

When Audi first launched the SQ7, a lot of people laughed. It was expensive and huge in size, perhaps a little out of character on the UK's roads. But that SUV made its mark, popular for its luxe finish and the size, including the seven seats, in a category... Read more

Audi Q2 review: The single-minded SUV
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Audi Q2 review: The single-minded SUV

By Mike Lowe

In March this year Audi dropped a bombshell at the Geneva Motor Show by launching an Audi that, well, didn't look like a "same design different length" Audi. That car, the Q2, is company's first small crossover; an SUV for the new generation.Sure, the... Read more

Audi A3 (2016) first drive: Virtual cockpit glory

Audi A3 (2016) first drive: Virtual cockpit glory

By Chris Hall

The Audi A3 has had a face-lift following its 2012 debut, presenting a fresher look to Audi's top-selling car in the UK. Sitting in the competitive C segment, the Audi A3 has been holding off competition from its stablemate the VW Golf, fending off the... Read more

Audi piloted driving: A real-world glimpse into the future of self-driving cars

Audi piloted driving: A real-world glimpse into the future of self-driving cars

By Mike Lowe

We're sat behind the wheel of "Jack" - a modified Audi A7 concept, adapted for the full Audi piloted driving experience (the company's fancy name for self-driving cars, essentially) - zipping down the Autobahn in Germany at 130kmph.Although we're not... Read more

Audi S5 Coupé (2016) preview, in pictures: Flexing those German muscles

Audi S5 Coupé (2016) preview, in pictures: Flexing those German muscles

By Mike Lowe

This is the new Audi A5 Coupé (well, actually you're feasting your eyes on the sportier S5 Coupé edition). Which, if you squint a little, could be considered as the German brand's version of the Ford Mustang. With some added pep. An apt arrival year,... Read more

Audi S8 Plus first drive: V8 power, and then some

Audi S8 Plus first drive: V8 power, and then some

By Chris Hall

Sitting at the top of Audi's saloon family is the A8. Give it a sporty makeover and it becomes the S8. Give that a bit of a tweak and a boost and you arrive at the Audi S8 Plus, the most powerful saloon that Audi has ever put on the road. And by the... Read more

Audi RS Q3 Performance first drive: RS thrills and spills in an SUV guise

Audi RS Q3 Performance first drive: RS thrills and spills in an SUV guise

By Chris Hall

Audi's quest to give every car in its range the S treatment or RS treatment rolls on unrelenting, with the RS Q3 probably the oddest RS of the lot.Giving the regular A3 the RS treatment makes sense, as it results in a typical hot hatch, albeit one that's... Read more

Audi R8 V10 Plus 2016 review: Praktisch durch technik
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Audi R8 V10 Plus 2016 review: Praktisch durch technik

By Chris Hall

The notion of an everyday supercar is something of an oxymoron. A car that will destroy rivals on the race track, but still be perfectly practical popping to the supermarket when you run out of saffron.The first Audi R8 secured this position: in some... Read more

Audi Q7 e-tron first drive: Electro efficiency

Audi Q7 e-tron first drive: Electro efficiency

By Mike Lowe

Plug-in electric vehicles are on the rise, with the Audi Q7 e-tron joining the A3 Sportback e-tron and R8 e-tron - taking the German maker's count up to three. There's clearly momentum behind electric, thanks to its efficiency, environmental and fuel-saving... Read more

Hands-on: Audi’s new 3D VR Configurator

Hands-on: Audi’s new 3D VR Configurator

By Stuart Miles

You’re on the hip Left Bank of Paris’s Seine River. It’s a sunny, breezy spring morning and you’re staring into the engine bay of your brand new, Ara Blue Audi R8 V10 Plus. As you move around the side of the car, you can’t help but wonder if... Read more

Audi A7 Sportback h-tron first drive: Hydrogen goes hyper

Audi A7 Sportback h-tron first drive: Hydrogen goes hyper

By Mike Lowe

Hydrogen fuel cell powered cars aren't new - we've already driven the BMW 5 Series concept, the Hyundai IX35 and the road-ready Toyota Mirai - but Audi's first foray into the tech is an altogether meatier, more powerful concept car. The A7 Sportback h-tron... Read more

Audi A4 (2016) first drive: All about the extras

Audi A4 (2016) first drive: All about the extras

By Mike Lowe

During our pre-brief ahead of test-driving the 2016 Audi A4 Saloon, there was one line that resonated in our minds: "connectivity and systems are now as important as ride handling". It's largely true - as we'll come to later in separating our views between... Read more

Audi e-tron Quattro SUV concept: An electric Q6 in disguise

Audi e-tron Quattro SUV concept: An electric Q6 in disguise

By Joe Simpson

It's not just Porsche targeting Tesla (with its Mission E concept). As the Californian electric motoring brand turned up to the Frankfurt Auto Show without its new Tesla Model X SUV (because, hey, launching a car at a motor show is a bit, y'know, 80s),... Read more

Audi Q7 first drive: SUVving wicked this way comes

Audi Q7 first drive: SUVving wicked this way comes

By Mike Lowe

Gliding along Hampshire A-roads in the all-new Audi Q7 and there's a sudden bang. A sparrow has somehow flown head-first into the windscreen, presumably distracted by this SUV's all-new looks – which are altogether more sophisticated and a bit less... Read more

Audi RS3 Sportback first drive: Power trip

Audi RS3 Sportback first drive: Power trip

By Mike Lowe

The 2015 Audi RS3 is one ultra-powerful hot hatch, delivering more snap, crackle and pop than your average bowl of morning cereal. As we can imagine from just one days' driving, to sit behind the wheel of this beast every morning would never fail to bring... Read more

Audi TT Coupé review: The TT's coming of age
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Audi TT Coupé review: The TT's coming of age

By Chris Hall

The Audi TT is a car that's always had an image problem and it all stems from the curvaceous and bubbly first iteration. That was 1998, however, and as much as there was pointing and laughing from some drivers, it didn't stop the TT making its mark on... Read more

Audi R8 e-tron in pictures: The all-electric driverless supercar of the future?

Audi R8 e-tron in pictures: The all-electric driverless supercar of the future?

By Mike Lowe

The Audi R8 e-tron, the all-electric supercar that we've been dubbing as Iron Man's car since its announcement back in March, is hankering for some extra attention. At CES Asia 2015, it was unveiled on stage at Audi's pre-show keynote in its driverless... Read more

Audi A6 Avant (2015) first drive: Home from stately home

Audi A6 Avant (2015) first drive: Home from stately home

By Chris Hall

The Audi A6 Avant, or estate for those not conversant with Audi parlance, has seen a minor revision for 2015. It remains one of the obvious models of estate envy on the road, offering plenty of space and comfort over and above the popular A4 Avant. The... Read more

Audi R8 e-tron 2016 is the electric supercar you’ve been dreaming about, if you’re Iron Man

Audi R8 e-tron 2016 is the electric supercar you’ve been dreaming about, if you’re Iron Man

By Elyse Betters

Iron Man is getting an electric car.For the second generation of Audi R8 supercar, Audi has introduced an e-tron electric version. Set to debut at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, the new R8 e-tron will be available with a V10 engine and 92kWh t-shaped lithium-ion... Read more

Audi R8 2015 to come with Bang & Olufsen 13-speaker surround sound system

Audi R8 2015 to come with Bang & Olufsen 13-speaker surround sound system

By Luke Edwards

Bang & Olufsen has created a sound system tailored to work perfectly in the new 2015 Audi R8. It can even cancel the vehicle noise for a more immersive audio experience.The Bang & Olufsen sound system was unveiled at the Geneva International Motor Show... Read more

Audi Q7: Awesome tech meets awkward design (hands-on)

Audi Q7: Awesome tech meets awkward design (hands-on)

By Joe Simpson

The Audi Q7 was the most important new mainstream production car to be launched at the Detroit Auto Show, joining a growing throng of recently refreshed big SUVs. Given that BMW debuted a new X5 in 2014 (although it looks just like the old one), Volvo... Read more

Seven-seater Audi Q7 only car to come with Bang & Olufsen 3D Advanced Sound System

Seven-seater Audi Q7 only car to come with Bang & Olufsen 3D Advanced Sound System

By Rik Henderson

Bang & Olufsen and Audi have teamed to include the home entertainment company's "most revolutionary collaborative sound system to date".The Audi Q7, unveiled at the North American Motor Show in Detroit, features a Bang & Olufsen 3D Advanced Sound System.... Read more

Audi self-driving A7 ‘production ready’ after 550-mile drive to CES in Las Vegas

Audi self-driving A7 ‘production ready’ after 550-mile drive to CES in Las Vegas

By Luke Edwards

An Audi A7 has driven itself over 550-miles from San Francisco all the way to CES 2015 in Las Vegas.Audi says that the self-driving A7 has sensors that it claims are now "production ready". Despite being a futuristic car the sensors aren't all new with... Read more

Audi S1 review: Super supermini
4.0 stars

Audi S1 review: Super supermini

By Chris Hall

The Audi S1 is the baby of the German manufacturer's S family of sports models, but beefed-up to make it a super supermini.It takes this small hatchback from an appealing £14,000 to eyebrow-raising £24,000 and skywards, sailing over £30k for the model... Read more

Audi TT Sportback concept: Less concept than the name suggests

Audi TT Sportback concept: Less concept than the name suggests

By Joe Simpson

The Audi TT Sportback perhaps qualifies as the major surprise of the Paris Motor Show as it was one of just a few uncertainties to be revealed. Although if you've been following Audi's strategy over recent shows, it should come as no surprise at all.The... Read more

Audi A3 Sportback e-tron review
4.0 stars

Audi A3 Sportback e-tron review

By Mike Lowe

The electric era is upon us. The Audi A3 Sportback e-tron is the first hybrid car the company has put onto its production line, combining an electronic motor with established 1.4L TFSI petrol hybrid to deliver that Audi Sportback experience but with a... Read more

Audi A3 Cabriolet review
4.5 stars

Audi A3 Cabriolet review

By Chris Hall

Launched on a new platform in 2013, the Audi A3 has now made its way to the Cabriolet model, giving you the chance to drop the top and enjoy the thrill of al fresco driving.The A3 Cabriolet makes a departure from previous models, switching from the hatchback-style... Read more

Audi TT (2014) pictures and hands-on

Audi TT (2014) pictures and hands-on

By Chris Hall

Audi has pulled the covers off the new Audi TT Coupé, refreshing the car's design inside and out. It was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show, and we caught up with the new TT at an exclusive preview event at Audi City London.The new Audi, which will be... Read more

Audi A3 Saloon review
4.5 stars

Audi A3 Saloon review

By Chris Hall

There aren't many small saloons on the roads, but the Audi A3 Saloon - or Sedan if you're from the US - is looking to swell those numbers. Judging by the mass of BMW 1-Series Coupes, which is soon to be 2-Series Coupes, that we've seen on the roads recently... Read more

Audi Allroad Shooting Brake Concept pictures and hands-on

Audi Allroad Shooting Brake Concept pictures and hands-on

By Joe Simpson

Let's forget for a moment about the stupid long-winded name, and call this car what it is: the next Audi TT. "Say what?," we hear you ask? And you’d have a point. It’s not quite the next TT. We’re not expecting the next TT to have a high ride height,... Read more

Audi unveils stylish laser headlights at CES, will come to production cars

Audi unveils stylish laser headlights at CES, will come to production cars

By Jake Smith

Audi has packed its concept hybrid Audi Sport quattro car with laser headlights at CES 2014 in Las Vegas, not only bringing a cool new look, but to help you navigate dark roads a little bit better.Using reflected and refracted laser lights for high beams... Read more

Hands-on: Audi Smart Display 10.2-inch tablet to control your radio from the backseat (video)

Hands-on: Audi Smart Display 10.2-inch tablet to control your radio from the backseat (video)

By Jake Smith

German car maker Audi has debuted its 10.2-inch Smart Display tablet at CES 2014 in Las Vegas, which it hopes will lead to a better in-car experience.It connects to an Audi via Wi-Fi, letting passengers in both the front and back seats control the car's... Read more

Audi Sport quattro Laserlight concept shows the future of headlights

Audi Sport quattro Laserlight concept shows the future of headlights

By Chris Hall

Audi has used CES 2014 to show off the future of headlights, this time turning to lasers. Unveiling the Audi Sport quattro Laserlight concept, the new headlight technology will be making its way into the 2014 Audi R18 e-tron quattro race car this year.If... Read more

Google and Audi could announce Android in-car next week

Google and Audi could announce Android in-car next week

By Luke Edwards

The age of the smart car is here. In-car controls are about to get even easier to use as Android finds its way into a dashboard near you. At CES next week Google and Audi are expected to announced the first appearance of Android in-car.According to The... Read more

Hands on: Audi A1 Sportback review

Hands on: Audi A1 Sportback review

By Chris Hall

The Audi A1 is the baby of the Audi family with its cutesy hatchback styling setting it apart from the larger and more serious-looking Audi A3. It shares similar front styling to its larger brother, giving it a slightly aggressive look from the front,... Read more

Hands-on: Audi RS Q3 review

Hands-on: Audi RS Q3 review

By Chris Hall

Audi is unleashing more and more Rennsport, or RS models, including a beefed-up version of its baby SUV, the Audi Q3.Racing in with the Audi RS Q3 name, this model gets a 2.5-litre turbocharged petrol engine, giving you 310PS. That makes this SUV a rocket,... Read more