Latest Audi car news

Audi MMI: Exploring Audi's in-car infotainment and tech options
Audi MMI: Exploring Audi's in-car infotainment and tech options 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 e-tron: Design, battery range, price and everything you need to know about the all-electric SUV
Audi e-tron: Design, battery range, price and everything you need to know about the all-electric SUV By Chris Hall

The e-tron name isn't new to Audi. It was granted to the A3 and then the Q7, as Audi dabbled in plug-in hybrids. At the same time, Audi was producing e-tron concepts as it aligned the compass on an electric future, led by the Audi e-tron Quattro concept... Read more

The Audi Q8 is here, a sportier, racy version of the sensible Q7
The Audi Q8 is here, a sportier, racy version of the sensible Q7 By Dan Grabham

It may be a couple of inches shorter than the Audi Q7, but the incoming Audi Q8 sure has presence, with a more sculpted, coupe-style roofline. It's around 2 months since we went to Ingolstadt in Germany to see this thing in the flesh and it certainly... Read more

Audi e-tron will be super-streamlined and have world's first 'virtual' door mirrors
Audi e-tron will be super-streamlined and have world's first 'virtual' door mirrors By Max Langridge

Audi has released a few more snippets of information regarding its e-tron electric SUV, which is due to launch in August. The German car manufacturer has revealed how the car has been made to be as aerodynamic as possible in an effort to increase the... Read more

Audi e-tron battery revealed: 400km range, 150kW super-fast charging, but designed for safety first
Audi e-tron battery revealed: 400km range, 150kW super-fast charging, but designed for safety first By Chris Hall

Audi has revealed all the details about the battery for its forthcoming Audi e-tron, its first pure electric car. Based on the Audi e-tron prototype, the production version of the car is due to be fully revealed later in 2018 for delivery in Europe before... Read more

Audi e-tron Charging Service aims to remove electric car charging anxiety
Audi e-tron Charging Service aims to remove electric car charging anxiety By Chris Hall

As is often the way with emerging technologies, electric car charging is currently a fragmented experience for those wanting to charge away from home. There are multiple providers, multiple standards of sockets, multiple charging rates and much more to... Read more

Is Audi’s new A6 Avant the exec estate to reckon with?
Is Audi’s new A6 Avant the exec estate to reckon with? By Dan Grabham

Going up against the Mercedes E-Class estate and BMW 5-Series Touring is this, the brand new Audi A6 Avant estate. Estates are often maligned as boring, but this is anything but. Do you really need an SUV?  Also consider the best SUVs: from crossover... 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 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 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 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 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

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 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

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

Audi Mini Runner launches: A convertible Audi you can finally afford
Audi Mini Runner launches: A convertible Audi you can finally afford By Elyse Betters

Audi has launched the Audi Mini Runner, which it called an "engineless addition" to the Mini model range that's also an ideal Christmas gift for children.Touted as a "two for the price of one" vehicle, the Audi Mini Runner actually sports two wheels instead... Read more

Audi A3 Sportback with 4G LTE available now, coming to entire A3 family by November
Audi A3 Sportback with 4G LTE available now, coming to entire A3 family by November By Chris Hall

At CES 2013 we were warmed by the news that Audi would be bringing 4G LTE to the Audi A3, integrating a Qualcomm chipset that will let you turn your car into a connected mobile 4G hotspot.That time has come, with Audi UK confirming that the A3 Sportback... Read more

Audi invents always on full-beam lights that don't blind oncoming drivers
Audi invents always on full-beam lights that don't blind oncoming drivers By Joe Simpson

Audi has demoed the latest technology in smart headlights at CES 2013, showing-off LED lights that can cleverly avoid dazzling oncoming drivers.Introducing the next-generation Matrix LED headlight, Audi predicted a win-win future – one in which the... Read more

Audi A3 gets faster in 2013: In-car 4G LTE wireless broadband unveiled
Audi A3 gets faster in 2013: In-car 4G LTE wireless broadband unveiled By Chris Hall

Audi is today revealing the 2013 Audi A3 incorporating 4G LTE wireless broadband at CES 2013 in Las Vegas. The 4G LTE connection comes thanks to the second-gen Gobi multi-mode 3G/4G LTE chipset, powered by the Qualcomm MDM9215. With theoretical data... Read more

Audi A3 app lets you get inside the car through your iPad
Audi A3 app lets you get inside the car through your iPad By Danny Brogan

iPad users interested in buying the new Audi A3 can now take a closer look at the car through their tablet device.The Audi A3 app enables users to explore the inside of the vehicle, seeing all the interiors with a 360-degree visualiser that works in tandem... Read more

Electric Audi R8 e-tron to come with Samsung 7.7-inch AMOLED digital rear-view mirror
Electric Audi R8 e-tron to come with Samsung 7.7-inch AMOLED digital rear-view mirror By Rik Henderson

Audi's forthcoming electric version of R8 supercar will come with a digital rear-view mirror. Instead of a conventional reflective version, the Audi R8 e-tron will use a Samsung 7.7-inch AMOLED display, which will show the driver what is behind the vehicle.Tested... Read more

Audi set to unveil its Wörthersee e-bike - a push bike motorcycle hybrid
Audi set to unveil its Wörthersee e-bike - a push bike motorcycle hybrid By Danny Brogan

A bike that can be used either as a regular push bike or has an electric-powered motorbike is about to be revealed by Audi. The German manufacturer will officially unveil the prototype Wörthersee e-bike with a stunt and street bike demonstration next... Read more

Audi Urban concept car makes debut in Frankfurt
Audi Urban concept car makes debut in Frankfurt By Paul Lamkin

Pocket-lint is no stranger to electric vehicles. We got hands-on with the Nissan Leaf ahead of its UK launch last year, and also took the £1.6 million Citroën Survolt up Goodwood Hill as part of the Festival of Speed this summer.But we've never seen... Read more

Audi E-tron concept car shows future of in-car tech
Audi E-tron concept car shows future of in-car tech By Joe Simpson

Who didn’t watch I, Robot or Minority Report and wonder when we’d actually get to start driving truly futuristic cars like those featured in said films?According to Audi’s CEO and Chairman Rupert Stadler, it might happen sooner that you’d think.... Read more

Audi turns to Nvidia Tegra to power dashboard
Audi turns to Nvidia Tegra to power dashboard By Stuart Miles

Audi has turned to graphics processor maker Nvidia to power its car's dashboards in the future, the car company announced at CES in Las Vegas.The news means that from 2010, all Audi models will be "equipped with the third-generation multimedia interface... Read more

Audi A8 gets Google Earth navigation
Audi A8 gets Google Earth navigation By Duncan Geere

Google has teamed up with Audi to offer its Google Earth product preinstalled in the newly-unveiled Audi A8. Except it'll be even better than the regular desktop Google Earth - as it'll have built-in navigation.Users will get 3D satellite pictures, terrain... Read more

Pioneer decks out Audi A4
Pioneer decks out Audi A4 By Chris Hall

So you invite a few journalists over to your offices to unveil your latest home cinema goodies and what do you do whilst waiting? You roll out a decked out custom Audi A4 S line Cabriolet.Apparently the custom paint job was all airbrushed by hand, so... Read more

Audi O car concept
Audi O car concept By Katie Scott

A design student from the Czech Republic was inspired by his iPod to come up with the Audi O - a car for Audi O philes.Ondrej Jirec has packed in an astonishing audio system into this motor with internet connectivity for downloading music onto the built-in... Read more

Audi to launch yet another coupe
Audi to launch yet another coupe By Jonathan Goddard

Audi is taking the fight to arch-rival BMW with the launch of its new A5 and S5 four-seater coupes. The cars are pitched squarely against BMW’s 3-series coupe – and its M3 performance derivative. Audi’s is looking to have a model in every car segment... Read more

Audi unveils most powerful diesel SUV
Audi unveils most powerful diesel SUV By Jonathan Goddard

The most powerful diesel SUV on the market will be shown at the Geneva Motor Show next week. The 335bhp Audi Q7 has a 4.2-litre V8 TDI, capable of hitting 62mph in just 6.4 seconds and with a top speed of 146mph. Power is transmitted through a six-speed... Read more

Audi TT Roadster arrives in UK
Audi TT Roadster arrives in UK By Jonathan Goddard

The car that almost single-handedly spearheaded the resurrection of the two-seater sports convertible returns to UK roads this month with the arrival of the new Audi TT Roadster. Concealing somewhat radical new advances in construction and suspension... Read more

Audi R8 goes disco
Audi R8 goes disco By Jonathan Goddard

The Y-front moisteningly beautiful Audi R8, due out in spring, has gone all disco. The 187mph two-seater sports car will come with an optional interior lighting package (who knew we needed one of them?) that will see the addition of LED cabin illumination... Read more

Audi unveils the latest TT Roadster
Audi unveils the latest TT Roadster By Jonathan Goddard

Audi has unveiled its new TT Roadster – and the good news is that it looks even better than the coupé and it’s choca with technology. This thing even has magnetic suspension. Like the coupé, the new Roadster has an advanced hybrid Audi Space Frame... Read more

Audi Q7 becomes most powerful passenger diesel ever built
Audi Q7 becomes most powerful passenger diesel ever built By Jonathan Goddard

If 2006 has been the year of the diesel-powered vehicle, then Audi’s awesome Q7 V12 TDI is its king, queen and bastard heir. The most powerful passenger diesel car ever built for mass production, the Q7 is effectively a road-going version of the Le... Read more