News and Events about Audi
News and Events about Audi
Audi is now the second largest maker of Luxury cars, no surprise considering their impressive growth over the past couple of years. Audi’s Chief Executive Officer Rupert Stadler recently stated that they aim to increase high performance cars by a third. Which is an impressive number, considering the Audi RS line of cars are considered a niche market where only the elite enthusiasts move into. Audi sold roughly 11,000 Audi RS models and Audi R8 models worldwide. This is a fantastic number, when you consider the profit margin and the fact that the RS models are the Audi’s which symbolize the soul of the brand. AMG to Mercedes and ///M cars to BMW and it’s no surprise that Audi’s RS vehicles are some of the best premium luxury performance cars on the market.
Audi has continued to show their dedication to the RS models, with an RS version of the More >
Audi is getting popular day by day with it’s sales already rising in the US and dominating the Indian market the automobile’s future is looking bright as we know it. The brand is selling at least 1 car in every 22 seconds as the statistics are being shown which is enough to tell about how viral the luxury cars produced by this motor giants are becoming.
A month ago, Chairman of the Board of Management of Audi AG Rupert Stadler presented an explicit presentation on the state of the German luxury car brand. As Audi utilizes new technologies and ideas, upcoming production models could be shaped with radical concepts. He spoke very highly about the success of Audi as well as affiliates brands like Lamborghini and of course highlighting different products by Audi for eg the Audi A3 and Audi A3 – E More >
Audi’s new US commercial featuring the slogan “truth in engineering” has been really impressive. It’s a 60 second commercial that shows the history of the brand for the past 100 years. The commercials also discuss Audi storied history in race car driving which includes that legendary Audi Quattro as well as the victories that Audi has garnered at Lemans. Audi has done everything in it’ power to completely 360 the brands image. For many years, Audi was considered an unreliable brand that was problematic and overpriced. Audi’s suffered many electrical problems something that stuck with their brand for many years. However things have truly changed for the positive with Audi over the years. The brand has not only gotten rid of the unreliable image, but they have become a technology power house in its own right. Audi was also considered third rate after BMW and Mercedes, but not anymore.
The reported Audi Q6 has been rumored many times before, but it looks like a release is really starting to become a possibility now more than ever before. With Audi increasing sales of their SUV’s by over 30% in the US alone and one third of all Audi’s reportedly being sold globally in 2020 to be SUV’s. Audi is trying to clearly capitalize on a growing market. This is the right business move for Audi; they need to grow their brand and growing in the ever changing and evolving SUV segment, will allow them to stay there. This vehicle would compete with the solid selling BMW X6 which is due for a redesign soon.
Audi might actually need a Q6 more than they may initially think. Audi has the Q3 and Q5 to complete with the X1 and X3, than they have the X5 which completes with More >
Volkswagen, the parent and owner of Audi is doing everything that they can do to conquer the US market. They are making the right choices as well. With America’s economy slowly crawling back we are seeing the new age of young and upcoming professionals and VW sees this as a way for Audi to capitalize on its recent success. In the United States, the Audi Q3 and A3 are examples of how VW sees this new market. Small, lightweight, fuel efficient, and attractive alternatives to its Japanese, European and American competition is one way Audi is trying to push the envelope.
Audi has shown the initiative in the SUV market recently with plans where they announced they will be building a plant in Mexico where all Audi Q5’s are to be made globally in 2016. There are also some unannounced vehicles to be More >
The Audi R10 has been rumored for some time, but it looks like it might actually arrive in production form. What makes this so interesting is the reports are stating that not only will this car be an electric car, but this car would actually share components with the stunning Porsche 918 Spyder. If the performance numbers are accurate, this could be one of the fastest production cars ever made. The Porsche 918 has some serious hardware underneath it is powered by a 4.6L V-8 with two electric parallel motors. Good for a neck breaking 795HP and a diesel like 575 lb-ft of torque. It uses Porsche’s best in class 7-speed PDK transmission and gets close to 80MPG. It goes 0-60 in a vanishing 3 seconds and hits 124 mph in only 9 seconds, stunning when you consider cars such as the Ford Focus takes over 9 seconds to hit More >