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Audi A9 Heading To LA Auto Show Debut

October 14th, 2014 | by Christopher DeMorro

Audi has gone from a geeky fringe brand to one of the foremost luxury automakers in the world, and at the LA Auto Show the new Audi A9 flagship will debut


Electric Audi R8 e-tron Cancelled, Millionaires Weep

May 31st, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

The back-and-forth saga of the all-electric Audi R8 e-tron has come to a sad conclusion. Despite building ten test cars, Audi will not sell the R8 e-tron to the public, surely causing some hedge fund managers and industrialists to break down in tears. Apparently the car just didn’t live up to Audi’s high expectations. Sad trombone


Audi’s Diesel-Electric Supercar Codenamed “Scorpion”

April 17th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

What happened to cars with cool names? These days most new cars either use an old name resurrected from the grave, or a series of pointless letters and numbers. Audi is one of the great offenders of this alpha-numeric naming system, though rumor has it their upcoming diesel-electric supercar has a much cooler codename; “Scorpion.”


Audi Diesel-Electric Hypercar Confirmed

January 22nd, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

We are on the cusp of a new era of automotive performance, with major automakers embracing a new mindset when it comes to hybrid vehicles. Rumors have been swirling that Audi wants to embrace hybrids with a new diesel-electric hypercar slotted above the Audi R8, and it seems to be all but confirmed for production...eventually


Audi R8 e-Tron Back On Track

January 4th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

The EV world was saddened to learn late last year that Audi was considering killing off the R8 e-Tron electric supercar. But after a thorough review, the project is reportedly back on track...albeit with some key changes to the styling and drivetrain


Audi R8 e-tron On Hold, Possibly Cancelled

October 25th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

Automotive enthusiasts long ago learned to live with disappointment, whether it be a concept car that remains a concept, or the death of an iconic brand. For every high, there must be an equivalent low. A new report suggests that despite being close to a production-ready vehicle, Audi has halted work on its all-electric R8 e-tron supercar...and could possibly even kill the project


Audi F12 e Sport Is Less Super, More Car

October 23rd, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

German automaker Audi is definitely making a go at electric vehicles, and so far they’ve had some success...at least on the track. The Audi F12 e Sport is the company’s latest electric effort, and while it keeps the supercar looks, the engineers went for a decidedly more practical application of the electric drivetrain that can be used in everything from crossovers to city-cars.



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