Tag Archives: Audi

2018 Audi Q5 petrol India review, test drive

What is it? With petrol-powered cars making a comeback in the luxury segments, Audi announced a renewed focus on petrol cars in India, some time ago. Last year, India got the Q7 with a petrol engine; and now it’s the Q5 that the brand has made available with the petrol engine on offer. The engine in question is the same ... Read More »

Audi RS4 Avant 2018 review – One of the best of the breed

WE’VE HAD family estate cars for years – and performance cars too – but there’s little doubt it was Audi that successfully combined the two. Its S and, in particular, RS models, starting from the RS2 in 1994, have cornered the niche for go-faster family cars that have the ability to embarrass many sports cars while being practical for weekend ... Read More »

2018 Audi Q5 Review

Here is our review of the all-new Audi Q5, which sure could be a class-leader in the segment Highlights The new Audi Q5 will be available only with a 2.0-litre diesel engine It gets a fresh new front-end and sharper design elements The Q5 has a ARAI rated fuel efficiency of 17.01 kmpl When it comes to SUVs, India is ... Read More »

Electric Vehicles Are Ready For India, But Need Proper Infrastructure First, Says Audi India

German luxury carmaker Audi is all set to bring in electric vehicles for the Indian market as early as 2019-2020, but stressed on the need for proper infrastructure in the country. A top official from the company, while talking to carandbike.com said they are closely monitoring the electric vehicle situation in the country and will start introducing EVs as soon as the government announces ... Read More »

2019 Audi A1 Hatchback Spotted Undergoing Cold Weather Testing

A couple of test mule of the next-gen Audi A1 hatchback was recently spotted while undergoing winter testing in some extremely cold environment. Slated to be unveiled later this year, possibly at the Frankfurt Motor Show or the Paris Motor Show, the second-generation Audi A1 is expected to come with a host of design and cosmetic changes along with new engine options. ... Read More »

Audi recalls 52K A6, A7 models due to risk of fuel line leak

Audi is recalling around 50,000 2012 through 2014 A6 and A7 models due to the risk of the fuel line leaking and increasing the risk of a vehicle fire. The Volkswagen luxury division reports in National Highway Traffic Safety Administration documents that a compression point in the affected A6 and A7s could weaken and result in a fuel leak. The ... Read More »

2018 Audi RS3 review

HIGHS Surging torque Huge bite, zero-fade braking Smooth, snappy shifts Tractable performance on the daily LOWS Some interior cheapness feels out of place for its $55K price tag Cramming absurd amounts of power into compact automobiles is an art form. Thanks to Volkswagen’s pioneering work with the Golf GTI, the hatchback body style is the most common vessel for these engineering ... Read More »

New Gen Audi Q5 Spotted In India; Launch In 2018

Audi first unveiled the new generation of the Q5 at the 2016 Paris Motor Show and yes, it’s one of the cars that will be making it to India in 2018. But Audi has already started testing the car in India and though this is not the first time it has been spotted here, these recent pictures actually show that ... Read More »

2017 Audi A8 review, test drive

What is it? With the first-generation A8 launched as recently as 1994, Audi is the last of the German luxury trio to enter the large luxury sedan race. But this isn’t to say the A8 trails the rest. In fact, various generations of the A8 have introduced many segment-first technologies and, this time around, Audi claims the fourth generation is ... Read More »

Audi RS5 vs Mercedes-AMG C63 S twin test review

We’re in prime Audi territory: blissfully clear early evening motorway, inside lane at a solid 75mph, miles digitally 
recorded and discarded just as quickly. The climate is spinning silently at 19 degrees, the auto ‘box is locked in eight and there are barely 2000 revs showing; I feel like I could drive until the road runs out while using just ... Read More »