Full review: http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/carreviews/firstdrives/260275/audi_quattro_concept.html
Audi is heading back to the future! Thirty years after the original quattro rewrote the rulebook, Audi has re-imagined its most iconic model for the modern age. But can the Quattro Concept, first shown at the Paris show last month, do justice to its illustrious ancestors? Auto Express was first to put this year's most exciting new model to the test.
Audi A1 quattro vs original Audi Quattro - Auto Express
We've brought the limited-run Audi A1 quattro together with the original
Audi Ur-Quattro to see if technology can triumph over tradition.
Subscribe to Auto Express magazine and get 6 issues for £1 plus a free
Mercedes CLS review - Auto Express
It's the original four-door coupé -- and now, the CLS is back for its
difficult second instalment! Since 2004, a total of 170,00 customers have
been seduced by the big Mercedes' blend of luxury and striking good looks.
And it's inspired the likes of the Porsche Panamera and Audi A7. So can the
all-new CLS pick up where its predecessor left off?
Renault De'zir Concept review - Auto Express
The DeZir is stunning in the metal. It cuts a menacing shape at two
metres wide and just over a metre high. Head-on, the full-width grille is
flanked by narrow lights with LED 'eyelids' above, while the silver
side-blades ahead of the rear wheels are reminiscent of those seen on the
Audi RS3 review - Auto Express
An intoxicating five-cylinder warble reverberates around the mountains as
we accelerate out of yet another switchback hairpin, all four tyres
scrabbling for grip. Of course, the craggy walls have heard a similar sound
That's because we're driving the new Audi RS3 Sportback up the famous Col
de Turini in the south of France -- the very place where its ancestor, the
original Sport Quattro, won the 1984 Monte Carlo Rally in the hands of
ex-world champion Walter Röhrl.
100.000 Likes - Audi Sport quattro concept
Nach nur einem halben Jahr hat die Facebook-Seite der Audi Kommunikation
bereits über 100.000 Nutzer des sozialen Netzwerks überzeugt: Seit März
2013 online, ist die Anzahl der „Gefällt mir"-Angaben seit Freitag
Als Dankeschön können Nutzer der Seite ein Video mit exklusiven
Fahraufnahmen des IAA-Showcars Audi Sport quattro concept sehen.
Werden auch Sie Fan: http://www.facebook.com/AudiAG
Тест-драйв от Давидыча Audi Q7 V12 Patrick Hellmann
Благодарим за предоставленную Машину:
Тюнинг Ателье http://www.winde.ru
Audi: The quattro principle
quattro four-wheel drive enjoys a lengthy tradition. The principle involves
distributing the engine's power permanently and optimally between all four
World premiere at CES 2014: Audi Sport quattro laserlight concept
In the dual headlights, a typical quattro feature, Audi is demonstrating
the future of lighting technology by combining matrix LED and laser light
technologies. Two low-profile trapezoidal elements are visible within the
headlights -- the outer one generates the low beam light using matrix LEDs
and an aperture mask, while the inner element produces laser light for
The powerful laser diodes are significantly smaller than LED diodes; they
are only a few microns in diameter. Illuminating the road for a distance of
nearly 500 meters (1,640 ft), the laser high-beam light has approximately
twice the lighting range and three times the luminosity of LED high beam
lights. In this future technology, Audi is once again demonstrating its
leadership role in automotive lighting technology with a system that will
also be used on the race track in the 2014 R18 e-tron quattro.
The plug-in hybrid drive gives the Audi Sport quattro laserlight concept
fascinating dynamic performance. Its system output is 515 kW (700 hp), and
its system torque is 800 Nm (590.05 lb-ft). Power flows via a modified
eight-speed tiptronic to the quattro drivetrain, which features a sport
differential at the rear axle. The show car's combined fuel consumption,
based on the applicable fuel economy standard, is just 2.5 liters of fuel
per 100 km (94.09 US mpg) -- which equates to CO2 emissions of 59 g/km
The combustion engine is a four-liter V8 with biturbo charging; it produces 412 kW (560 hp) of
power and 700 Nm (516.29 lb-ft) of torque. The cylinder on demand (COD)
system, which deactivates four cylinders under part load and a start-stop
system make the sonorous eight-cylinder engine very efficient. Located
between the 4.0 TFSI and the transmission is a disc-shaped electric motor
that produces 110 kW and 400 Nm (295.02 lb-ft). It draws its drive energy
from a lithium-ion battery at the rear, which stores 14.1 kWh of energy --
enough for up to 50 km (31.07 miles) of all-electric driving. An Audi
wallbox that is used for charging provides for optimal energy transfer.
► SUBSCRIBE NOW:
► FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/youcarpress
► TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/youcartv
► GOOGLE+: http://plus.google.com/+YouCarPress
2014 Audi RS7: Top Speed Bahnstorming in Germany! - Ignition Ep. 80
On this episode of Ignition, Carlos Lago tests the new Audi RS7 through
over 500 miles of German roads, including top-speed blasts on the
unrestricted Autobahn. With 560 horsepower and 516 lb-ft of
torque from its twin-turbo 4.0-liter
V-8, the RS7 eclipses even the R8's 5.2-liter V-10 in power delivery. We
find out just how monstrous the resulting acceleration is -- as well as the
top speed -- though the green countryside of southern Germany.
Ignition appears every Monday on the Motor Trend youtube channel.
Subscribe now to make sure you're in on all the action!
Facebook - http://facebook.com/motortrendmag
Twitter - http://twitter.com/motortrend
Google+ - https://plus.google.com/1018679678590...
Website - http://www.motortrend.com
German Supercar Shootout! SLS AMG vs R8 V10 vs 911 Turbo
Editor-At-Large Arthur St. Antoine "escapes" to Las Vegas and beyond with
three German supercars - the 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, the 2010 Audi R8
V10 and the 2010 Porsche 911 turbo - in
search of "the perfect road".
Read the full story here:
Shot by: Mike Suggett, Gordon Green & Terren Lin
Edited by: Mike Suggett
Maybach 62 Test Drive (And Ride!) with Chris Moran
An in-depth review of the 2005 Maybach 62 with Chris Moran
Maybach was one of the world's most exquisite nameplates in the 1920s and
'30s. The original company was founded by Karl Maybach — the son of
Wilhelm Maybach, who developed the first Mercedes.
Some people were surprised when Maybachs returned in the form of two
closely related, all-new ultraluxury sedans. Each posh sedan is filled with
nearly every sort of comfort and convenience feature offered in a motorcar.
Ostensibly a product of DaimlerChrysler, Mercedes-Benz's parent company,
the modern-day Maybach is actually considered a make of its own.
Maybachs come in two sizes: the regular Type 57 and the extended-length
Type 62. Each model designation indicates the car's length in meters: 5.73
for the Type 57 and 6.17 for the Type 62. Special features include
electronic braking and an Airmatic Dual Control air suspension.
A rearview parking-assist camera is available in the 2005 model. Standard
equipment now includes Robbe & Berking beverage flutes and a handcrafted
Dunhill Collection umbrella. Standard Sirius Satellite Radio includes a
Only one or two Maybachs per day are built at a state-of-the-art facility
in Germany. Mercedes-Benz dealers must sign separate agreements to sell
According to the manufacturer, Maybach styling balances classic and
avant-garde features. The doors, hood and fenders are made of aluminum.
Maybach says a primary goal was to deliver an "entirely new definition of
Twelve body colors are available, and two-tone paint schemes may be
specified. Bi-xenon headlights are standard. The regular-size Type 57 is
225.3 inches long overall, uses a 133.5-inch wheelbase and rides on 19-inch
tires. A standard power-closing feature pulls the door shut from the first
As many as 100 items inside the Maybach are trimmed with exotic woods.
Buyers can mix options with the immense standard-equipment list in numerous
combinations. Available accessories include a luggage set, a sterling
silver champagne goblet, a humidor, a golf bag and a fluffy travel rug.
Buyers may choose from six Grand Nappa leather colors and three types of
wood. All four standard seats are heated, and active seat ventilation is
Occupants can luxuriate in reclining rear seats. A television with a
9.5-inch TFT flat screen includes a DVD player. Interior features also
include four-zone climate control with two air-conditioning units, a
refrigerated compartment, a cordless phone with two handsets and a
21-speaker Bose Dolby sound system. Each sedan also has the Tele Aid
emergency communication system and the Comand integrated control system,
which are available for Mercedes-Benz vehicles.
Under the Hood
Breathing with the assistance of twin turbochargers, the 5.5-liter V-12 produces 550 horsepower and 663
pounds-feet of torque. It teams with a five-speed-automatic transmission.
Maybach claims the Type 57 can accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 5.2
Ten airbags, including two adaptive front airbags, four side-impact
airbags, and front and rear side curtain-type airbags, are installed.