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Phew! Audi’s Confusing New Naming Scheme Won’t Be Used in U.S.

Audi’s new powertrain naming scheme won’t be applied to the brand’s U.S. models, according to Audi spokespeople.  Less than two months ago, the German brand announced that the all-new 2019 Audi A8 will introduce a new powertrain naming scheme for the brand. The automaker will trade in the familiar displacement-based scheme used today—such as 2.0T and 3.0T—for […]

Silently Storming Pikes Peak: Volkswagen Returning to Hill Climb with an EV

Volkswagen doesn’t mince words when describing the electric race car it has announced plans to campaign at the 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb: “The new motorsport project is part of Volkswagen’s process of transforming itself into the leading producer of electric vehicles.” (And, you know, forget that whole diesel cheating thing—a key driver for the […]

2019 Audi A7: Lucky Number Seven

Audi didn’t invent the four-door-coupe segment, but it could be argued that the German brand perfected it with the arrival of its A7 mid-size luxury car. Launched as a 2012 model in the United States, the A7 had alluring looks that cloaked a versatile hatchback body style providing access to a sizable cargo hold. With […]