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Audi Unveils Sport Quattro Concept in Berlin

Audi Unveils Sport Quattro Concept in Berlin

Sep 4 2013, 12:00pm CDT | by

Sport Quattro concept produces 700 hp

Audi has officially unveiled a new concept car in Berlin called the Sport Quattro. The vehicle is a two door coupe and uses a plug-in hybrid powertrain. The total power of the hybrid powertrain is...

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Audi Unveils Sport Quattro Concept in Berlin

Sep 4 2013, 12:00pm CDT | by

Sport Quattro concept produces 700 hp

Audi has officially unveiled a new concept car in Berlin called the Sport Quattro. The vehicle is a two door coupe and uses a plug-in hybrid powertrain. The total power of the hybrid powertrain is 700 hp. The concept car has a wheelbase of 109.61 inches and is 181.18 inches long.

It uses Audi's new Matrix LED technology headlights that will be available by the end of the year in a production automobile. The vehicle is powered by a 4.0-liter twin turbo V8 engine producing 560 hp and 516.29 pounds-foot of torque.

The electric motor is located between the engine and transmission and produces 100 kW and 295 pound-foot of torque on its own. The car is capable of driving 31 miles on electricity alone. The top speed is estimated at 189 mph and the car should be able to hit 62 mph in 3.7 seconds.

 
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Calif. grants 29 permits to test self-driving Lexus, Mercedes, Audi cars

Sep 18 2014 12:53pm CDT | Source: Automotive News

California issued its first 29 permits this week to three companies to test self-driving cars on public roads, state ...
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2015 Audi RS3 Sportback prototype goes all out on the Nurburgring [video]

Sep 18 2014 11:20am CDT | Source: World Car Fans

A prototype of the 2015 Audi RS3 Sportback has been spied testing hard on the Nürburgring Nordschleife. ...
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Natural-Gas Stepchildren, Iron Butt Record, Has Tesla Beaten Dealers? Today's Car News

Sep 18 2014 10:30am CDT | Source: Honda Insight Reviews

If you've never heard of the Iron Butt Assocation, you may not be a motorcycle rider--but you'll be interested in the first electric bike rider to win the honor. Plus a crack in the dealer opposition to Tesla Motors, and some encouraging news on wind and solar energy. All this an ...
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2015 Ford Mustang: First Drive

Sep 18 2014 10:07am CDT | Source: Cars.com

Things that don't happen every day: moon landings, royal births, Supreme Court nominations — and an all-new Ford Mustang. This year is one of those rare times in which we get to experience at least one of those events as Ford brings its completely redone pony car to be tested for the first time ever. Related: 2015 Ford Mustang Photo Gallery On paper, the 2015 Ford Mustang looks like it's ...
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2015 Ford Mustang, 2015 BMW 7-Series, Audi Autonomous Car: What’s New @ The Car Connection

Sep 18 2014 9:30am CDT | Source: The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2015 BMW 7-Series Review More than five years into its current generation, the 2015 BMW 7-Series remains both the brand's flagship vehicle, as well as one of the most technologically advanced sedans in the world. A constant stream of updates to the 7er have kept it relevant; and this year, it gains a diesel model, ...
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Carmony re-brand for a bigger piece of the used car market

Sep 18 2014 9:24am CDT | Source: CarFab.com

Carmony is one of the leading approved used car sites in the UK and it specializes in cars that are for sale from franchised dealers. The organization is run and owned by Manheim Europe, who also own Motors.co.uk, and it was established in the year 2008. The website has been growing strongly, but recently they […] Related posts: BMW Officially Announces BMW i Brand Popularity of VW All the Ts — Tech, Tuning and Other Trends in Saudi A ...
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Volvo targeting Audi A6, BMW 5 Series with upcoming S90 sedan

Sep 18 2014 9:10am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

The luxury segment is most often dominated by three main contenders — the Audi A6, BMW 5 Series and Mercedes E-Class. But Volvo is looking to give them a run for their money with their upcoming S90 sedan. According to AutoExpress, the completely redesigned XC90 will influence the S90, focusing on two main traits — elegance and sophistication. The S90 will likely share its SPA underpinnings with the XC90, and will be powered by a similar lineup of Volvo’s Drive-E powertrains, includi ...
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DS models to lose Citroen badging

Sep 18 2014 7:53am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Europe, Citroën The Citroën Divine DS Concept won't be the only model in the newly separated DS sub-brand to ditch its Chevrons. In fact, the entire DS line will go without the iconic badge, according to PSA Chairman Carlos Tavares. The goal, Tavares told Autocar, was to continue to distance the DS line from the main Citroën brand and in turn, craft the group's offerings into premium challengers for Audi. "From 2015 DS wi ...
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TopSpeed Podcast Episode 029 LIVE

Sep 18 2014 5:30am CDT | Source: Top Speed

Hey, everybody. I am back with your weekly reminder that the TopSpeed Podcast is coming at you live today at 12:00 p.m. EDT. We would love it if you came by to hang out and chat with us. This week we have a lot of big news to cover and a bunch of fun questions to answer.All three of us have cars in our driveways this week, so we have a full trio of Weekly Wheels cars that include the Acura ILX, the Infiniti QX60 a ...
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Audi Gets Autonomous Driving Permit in California

Sep 18 2014 4:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

If you find yourself on a California expressway, you may just be next to a self-driving Audi. That’s right; Audi snagged California’s first permit that allows autonomous driving for automakers developing the technology. The news comes after years of negotiations between several automakers and the State of California to allow more extensive testing of autonomous vehicles on public roads.The news is especially important for Audi, a ...
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