Tag: Audi

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Volkswagen Opens New Oxnard Engineering Campus

Volkswagen Opens New Oxnard Engineering Campus

The new expansion will encompass other brand entities that focus on emissions, product testing and governmental compliance. The Volkswagen Group has just expanded their massive testing facility and is now named the Oxnard Engineering Campus (OEC). The OEC now encompasses the Volkswagen Group Test Center California (TCC) and additional entities. The Oxnard campus supports Volkswagen,...

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From the Trunk: 2007 Audi S8

From the Trunk: 2007 Audi S8

A sterling streak screams along the streets. Sleek and speedy like a silver bullet. It’s not Superman, it’s the S8. This article is from the LACar vault written by long-time contributor John Grafman. Enjoy this flashback to the past. 2007 Audi S8 specs Price $92,000 Horsepower 450 hp @ 7000 RPM Torque 398 lbs.-ft. @...

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2021 Audi RS 6 Avant Prices and Stats

2021 Audi RS 6 Avant Prices and Stats

The long awaited ‘super wagon’ is finally coming to the States. Here’s everything you need to know. The American market is not kind to wagons, much less performance wagons. Luckily for us, Audi has said screw that and is bringing over the newest RS 6 Avant stateside. The car looks fantastic and has bonkers performance....

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2019 Automotive Sales Numbers

2019 Automotive Sales Numbers

We gathered up sales numbers from multiple manufacturers in 2019, and while some impressed (Genesis!), some disappointed. Audi 2019 YTD Total 224,111 2018 YTD Total 223,323 0.4% increase BMW 2019 YTD Total 324,826 2018 YTD Total 311,014 4.4% increase Fiat Chrysler 2019 YTD Total 2,203,663 2018 YTD Total 2,235,204 -0.1% decrease Genesis 2019 YTD Total...

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2020 Audi Q7 Benefits from Significant Updates

2020 Audi Q7 Benefits from Significant Updates

The new Q7 receives new engine, advanced technology, interior upgrades, and a facelift. Audi’s excellent large SUV has undergone an all-encompassing update for 2020. The Q7 will share the same 3.0L TFSI V6 engine with the Q8, and will pump out 335 horsepower and 369 lb.-ft. of torque. The 2020 increases the torque by 44...

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Audi A6 allroad returns in 2020 – Designed for Adventure

Following the success and enthusiast fanfare of past generations, the A6 allroad makes its U.S. return in 2020 with a specially tuned adaptive air suspension and quattro with ultra technology. The A6 allroad is equipped with a turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 TFSI® engine that gives it the power to match the vehicle’s versatile character and distinctive...

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Audi e-tron is the CA Clean Air Machine

Audi and the Volkswagen Group are among the first automobile manufacturers to commit to the Paris Climate Agreement. The company has set itself the ambitious goal of successively reducing vehicle-specific CO2 emissions by 30 percent by 2025 – compared with reference year 2015 and over the entire product lifecycle. In the long term, Audi is pursuing...

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2019 Audi E-TRON SUV Arrives Next Month

2019 Audi E-TRON SUV Arrives Next Month

The 2019 Audi e-tron SUV is set to hit dealerships in May. Can the four-ringed electrified SUV be a match for Tesla’s Model X? Early adopters of Audi’s foray into all-electric vehicles are finally going to know the answer. The Audi e-tron is first all-electric vehicle and it has some lofty expectations to live up...

 

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