Tag Archives: Audi

I Do Not Love Anything as Much as Audi Loves Its New Partial Matte Paint

Today Audi announced that it is putting “partial matting into volume production,” with an option to get small patch of the Q2 crossover in a matte paint. I was going to make fun of it for being like, 10 years too late to matte paint being daring, but I am over the moon with how much Audi loves this stuff.

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There’s a Badass Audi Supercar in the Upcoming Will Smith Animated Film

I was today years old when I found out that there’s a new Will Smith animated film called Spies in Disguise coming out next year. The trailer is iffy, but at least there’s an awesome Audi supercar in it to gawk at.

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The New 2019 Audi R8 LMS GT3 Is Still Stupid Expensive, Still Looks Awesome

Following the Audi R8 LMS GT3 in 2015 and the Audi R8 LMS GT4 in 2017, the new, 2019 Audi R8 LMS GT3 is the latest of the German automaker’s customer-friendly race cars. They’ve all looked awesome and this one is no different.

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Audi Will Bring Horch Back From The Dead (And The Fascinating Story Behind the Name)

Ever wonder why the Audi logo is four interconnected rings? Of course you have; you’re a human (or possibly a hyperintelligent dog). Many of you know the answer: those rings represent the four marques of the Auto Union, the company that we now know as Audi. Those brands were Audi, DKW, Wanderer, and Horch. It now…

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The 2019 Audi E-Tron is a $74,800 All-Electric SUV That Can Do 0-60 in 5.5 Seconds

A 0-60 time of 5.5 seconds, a top speed of 124 mph, maximum drive torque achieved in a quarter of a second. This is the 2019 Audi e-tron, Audi’s first all-electric offering.

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The Bleeding At Ford Isn’t Over: Report

Ford is still undergoing a massive shift, Volkswagen still can’t get its pollution under control, and the Chinese automotive industry is a mess. This is The Morning Shift.

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The 2018 Audi A4 Ultra Sport Is How Audi Says Goodbye to the Manual Gearbox

Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to mourn the death of the stick shift in Audi’s lineup. Felled by ever-better automatics and dual-clutch transmissions and, most of all, apathetic buyers, the manual gearbox bows out on the 2018 Audi A4. For this somber occasion, Audi’s giving us a special edition A4 with a…

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Here’s What Happens When A Car Actually Runs Over Banana Peels Just Like In Mario Kart

Remember when all of your problems could be solved by throwing down a banana peel, causing your opponent to comically spin out behind you, leading you to victory and temporarily broken friendships? Well that was just Mario Kart, and now you’re an adult, but could it still work in real life?

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Audi Drops Remaining Manuals In U.S. A4 and A5 Models

Some cars have been sold with a large metal shifting stick in the center console and a third foot lever intended to decouple engine power from the drivetrain. Very few people in the U.S. automotive buying market ever figured out what these strange pieces were intended for, and as a result never bought them.

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Audi Bails on ‘Traffic Jam Pilot’ Driver Assist for Us Americans

Last year, Audi announced it would be bringing a suite of driver assist technologies, “Traffic Jam Pilot,” to the United States, but it would be difficult to get that approved through U.S. auto regulations. it turns out, it was too much for Audi, which has bailed.

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