Month: August 2011

Audi’s Hybrid Flagship A8 Sedan

  Talking non-stop about hybrid power and even zero emission vehicles, premium automotive brand Audi painted a rich picture for electric propulsion in a future line-up. Promoting e-tron and even prepared to display a bold ultra light Urban Concept at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show, the environmentally conscious luxury car fan has probably become unsettled that an electric-assist production car had yet to come to materialize. Finally, the promise of the Audi A6 hybrid brought partially electric propulsion to German luxury car line. Introduced for Europe and recently announced for the United States, the Audi A6 hybrid is eagerly...

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Audi Urban Concept Car to Debut at Frankfurt Show

Higher end automotive are always under the test of social ideals and economic factors. Emerging as a challenge for future auto industry is limiting environmental impact. The reality of incorporating for fuel-efficient products into future vehicle line-ups is causing all luxury carmakers to envision their brand images much different forms. While Mercedes-Benz allows the Smart car to advertise some type of more urban-directed content, BMW has most recently pressed the start of their electrified vehicle-oriented BMW i sub brand into the 2014 model year. For the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show, American car company Cadillac explored more conservative proportions with their Urban Luxury Concept. In these cases, the premium carmakers, often challenged to prove their vehicles to be the best examples in the world, has risen to the occasion building smaller, lighter, fuel-efficient designs while preserving the best of their brand identity. Entering itself in a position to best what the world premium car industry has to offer, Audi will show up the latest edition in their e-tron electric vehicles in the smallest possible shape. Debuting a practical two-passenger concept at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show upcoming in September, the Audi Urban Concept car launches Audi onto an all-new wave of thought. Existing in such a small confide the Urban Concept vehicle appears brilliantly relay common Audi exterior qualities. Though actual dimensions are not defined at this time, the...

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Audi R8 LMS Scores Big at 24 Hours of Spa

  Following their hard-fought race in France against the Peugeot factory squad, the Audi R18 grabbed the overall victory in the Le Mans 24 Hour endurance event for the 10th time in 12 races. While Audi Sport has routinely turned the 24 Hour of Le Mans into a glimmering showcase of their TDI technology, the German motorsport arm claimed another all-day affair just one country east of France. On the famous Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium, the Blancpain Endurance Series competitors met the full force of the Audi R8 sports car. Unlike the most renowned 24-hour of Le Mans where...

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