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PPI PS Audi TT Sport

PPI Automotive Design GmbH is one of the first addresses when refining automobiles by Audi. Already since 1997, the company based in the Southern German town of Waiblingen, develops and produces powerful performance enhancements, lift-reducing aerodynamic components and perfectly finished interiors. Due to the large interest in different optical programmes for the Audi TT, the company designers developed another aerodynamics kit called PS TT Sport. It turns the Audi Coupé into an impressive

Audi Recognized for Design Excellence at Prestigious EyesOn Design Awards at the NAIAS 2009

Audi of America announced that it won two awards at the EyesOn Design Awards Ceremony at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). Four awards were given out, two in each category, recognizing design excellence for both concept and production vehicles.  Audi R8 5.2 FSI quattro with a V10 engine won one of the production vehicle category awards, while the four-door Sportback concept won in the concept category. ”The R8 illus

audi sportback concept

Audi Sportback Concept

Audi is unveiling the Sportback concept show car at the 2009 North American International Automobile Show. With systematic refinements to the brand’s characteristic design elements, the five-door model offers a glimpse at the Audi's future design vocabulary. With its pronounced coupé-like silhouette and large rear hatch, the 4.95 m long (16.24 ft), 1.93 m wide (6.33 ft) and only 1.40 m high (4.59 ft) vehicle is boldly progressive for the luxury class. The technology of the Audi Sportback c

PPI PS Audi A5

As a refining specialist for Audi models, the company PPI Automotive Design GmbH has already been one of the top addresses in the world of tuning since 1997. With the makeover for the new Audi A5, the company based in the Southern German town of Waiblingen once again confirms its excellent reputation. The PPI technicians comprehensively re-engineer the Audi Coupé. After the makeover, the refined car has even more vitality in its design, but also in its drive. Especially the design set named

Audi Is “Light” Years Ahead With World’S First Led Headlights

The order book opened in Britain for the V10 engined Audi R8 this month (1 January) and with it the German car manufacturer demonstrated another element of its pioneering Vorsprung durch Technik technology. The range-topping R8 is the first car in the world to be equipped with all-LED (light emitting diode) headlamps. For the first time the high intensity diodes have been used for low beam and high beam settings, as well as for daytime running

Audi A3 And TT Ranges Update

BLACK IS THE NEW WHITE FOR THE AUDI A3 New Audi A3 Black Edition models emerge from the shadows this month to join the popular three-door, five-door Sportback and Cabriolet ranges. Combining dark and brooding looks with an exceptional specification that takes the top S line model as its basis, the new limited run A3 range can be ordered now priced from £22,215 OTR to £27,395 OTR, and will reach the UK in early February. To set the tone, Black Edition models feature a de-chromed front gr

Audi Sets Prices on the New and Upgraded A6 / S6 Lineup for MY 2009

Audi of America today released pricing for the updated 2009 model-year Audi A6 sedan, A6 Avant and S6 sedan, which are scheduled to arrive in U.S. dealerships by the beginning of January. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price for the Audi A6 3.2 sedan Premium will start at $45,100.  The Audi A6 3.0T quattro sedan Premium will start at $50,100. The Audi A6 3.0T quattro Avant Premium will start at $53,310.  The Audi A6 4.2 quattro sedan will

Audi crowned year’s most improved brand

The trade magazine “Automobilwoche” has honored Audi as the year’s most improved brand; at the same time, the DEKRA testing company has rated the Audi A6 as the “Most Reliable of All Classes”: just two highlights in a long list of honors for the Audi brand in 2008. This year the brand with the four rings not only delivered an impressive domestic performance with 35 awards but proved its excellence in the international arena as well with 56 prizes. The Audi R8, the A5 and the A4 are the Audi models t

Four Audi Models Earn 2009 Consumer Guide® Automotive Praise

Four 2009 Audi models merited spots on the new Consumer Guide Automotive list of the top vehicles for car shoppers to consider. Editors for the 2009 print and online Consumer Guide Automotive awards called the Audi A5 coupe a "Best Buy" among all Premium Sporty/ Performance Cars. The Audi A3, A8 and Q7 claimed "Recommended" status for the second consecutive year. "Our core mission at Audi is to offer vehicles that consistently deliver top valu

audi r8 5.2 fsi quattro: breathtaking performance

Audi R8 5.2 FSI quattro: breathtaking performance

Audi is launching the next variant of its top-of-the-line model. With the R8, the brand has established itself at the forefront of high-end sports cars from the very start – and now comes the R8 V10. Its 5.2-liter, ten-cylinder engine churns out 386 kW (525 hp) and 530 Nm (390.91 lb-ft) of torque, which makes for breathtaking performance. With superior Audi technologies such as quattro all-wheel drive, the lightweight aluminum body, the innovative all-LED headlights, and its striking design, the R8 V10 takes pole

What's 2009's Top Luxury Car?, a leading online site for vehicle pricing and information, picked the Audi A8 L as the No.1 choice in its ranking of the Top 5 Luxury Cars for 2009. The editors of the Web site said the Audi A8 L topped its list "due to its ultra-luxurious cabin, complete with leather and wood inlays, and plenty of extra legroom for rear passengers thanks to its extended wheelbase." They praised the A8 with the 450-hp 6.0-liter W12 engine and Audi quattro for being extremely responsive on the

2010 audi a5 and s5 cabriolet

2010 Audi A5 and S5 Cabriolet

Dynamic and wonderful to look at, the new A5 Cabriolet is a real Audi, and an especially exciting one at that. The four-seater with the fabric top combines a sporty character with the fascination of open-top driving, refined comfort, and great everyday utility. Seven powerful engines, an agile suspension and a wide range of high-end options make the new Audi model the most attractive mid-range convertible. The top-of-the-line model of Audi's new family of convertibles is the S5 Cabriolet. The en