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With a name that literally translates from Latin as "listen," Audi is an automobile that demands attention. From the early avant-garde models produced in Zwickau, Germany, by founder August Horch, to the brand's current output of highly refined high-powered cars, Audi has been turning heads and earning admirers ever since the company's establishment in 1909. While the post-World War II years saw the badge temporarily go underground, Volkswagen's purchase of the company facilitated the Audi brand's resurrection in 1965. Now a wholly-owned subsidiary of VW, Audi continues to carry on Horch's legacy with its always-innovative line of luxury vehicles.



JUNE 2014

2014 Audi A6 TDI quattro

2014 Audi A6 TDI quattro
A luxurious, high-performance, fuel-efficient sedan, the Audi A6 TDI quattro does just about everything well. From the textured wood accents, to the thrilling acceleration from the turbodiesel V6, to the 38 highway mpg, this car should rightfully make Americans fall in love with the idea of diesel.

Read all about this luxury diesel sedan


MAY 2014

2014 Audi S5 Cabriolet

2014 Audi S5 Cabriolet
A high-performance version of the stylish and reasonably practical A5 cabriolet convertible, the Audi S5 cabriolet is powered by a supercharged 3.0 liter direct-injected V6 driving all four wheels through the quattro all-wheel drive system and a seven speed S tronic transmission.

Read all about this gorgeous convertible


MARCH 2014

Audi A3 2.0T
Formerly only available in hatchback form, the all-new Audi A3 balances the fun, sporty feel of a compact car with the elegance and extra room of a sedan.

A three-quarter rear view of the Audi A3 Sedan


FEBRUARY 2014

A three-quarter front view of the 2014 Audi S7 quattro S tronic

Audi S7 quattro S tronic
The Audi S7 combines the refinement of a luxury sedan with the power and excitement of a sports car. A 4.0-liter turbocharged V8 propels the S7 to 60 mph in just 4.5 seconds, while adaptive air suspension provides a smooth and responsive ride.

FEBRUARY 2014

Audi A4 2.0T quattro manual
Combining an efficient 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 with high-end styling and smart amenities like satellite radio and voice-activated navigation, the Audi A4 2.0T quattro manual is a fun-to-drive family sedan that leaves a lasting impression.

A three-quarter front view of the 2014 Audi A4 2.0T quattro manual


OCTOBER 2013

A front view of the 2014 Audi RS 7 quattro Tiptronic

Audi RS 7 quattro Tiptronic
Based on the A7, this muscular 4-door sports car represents the purest expression of Audi's performance engineering. Boasting a 560-horsepower twin-turbocharged V8, the Audi RS 7 jets from 0-60 in 3.7 seconds and tops out at a face-melting 174 mph.

AUGUST 2013

Audi R8 V10 plus Coupe
Based on the Lamborghini Gallardo, this German-built supercar compares favorably with its source material. Boasting a beefy 5.2-liter V10 with FSI direct injection, the Audi R8 V10 plus Coupe shoots from 0-60 in a blistering 3.7 seconds and reaches a top speed of 198 mph.

A side view of a 2013 Audi R8 V10 plus Coupe


DECEMBER 2012

A front view of a white 2012 Audi TT RS

Audi TT RS
With a top speed of 174 mph and a blistering 0-60 time of just over four seconds, Audi's turbocharged sports coupe boasts the type of performance not normally seen outside the track.

OCTOBER 2012

Audi Allroad
Featuring stainless steel skid plates, plenty of ground clearance and Audi's advanced quattro all-wheel-drive system, the aptly-named Allroad lives up to its name, offering solid performance and handling both on- and off-road.

A side view of a white 2013 Audi Allroad


SEPTEMBER 2012

A three-quarter front view of a red 2013 Audi RS 5 Coupe

Audi RS 5 Coupe
Offering even greater performance than the Audi S5, this stylish sports coupe features an aggressive 4.2-liter, naturally-aspirated 8-cylinder engine, churning out 450 horsepower and rocketing the RS 5 to 60 mph in just over four seconds.

SEPTEMBER 2011

Audi R8 Spyder
Featuring a lightweight aluminum chassis and an insanely powerful 5.2-liter, 525-horsepower V10 that catapults this two-seater from 0-60 in four seconds flat, the Audi R8 Spyder is just about the closest thing to a rocket ship that most mere mortals will ever have the chance to man.

A view of the 2012 Audi R8 Spyder from above


JULY 2011

A front view of a red 2012 Audi A6 Quattro

Audi A6 Quattro
Utilizing the same supercharged V6 as previous iterations, the 2012 Audi A6 provides great performance and readily available power. However, the biggest changes come inside the cabin, where Audi has partnered with Google for a high-tech interface that provides accurate navigation and doubles as an Internet hotspot.

JUNE 2011

Audi A7 Quattro
Following the lead of fellow 4-door sports cars like the Porsche Panamera and the Aston Martin Rapide, the all new Audi A7 combines the cool looks and deft handling of a sports coupe with the extra size and length of a luxury sedan.
A three-quarter rear view of a 2012 Audi A7


FEBRUARY 2011

A three-quarter rear view of a 2011 Audi Q5 S Line

Audi Q5 S Line
With the new Q5, Audi's sleek, stylish, and yes, expensive small SUV, the luxury automaker seems intent upon proving that America's favorite form of plus-sized transportation can be as cool as it is capable and convenient.

DECEMBER 2010

Audi A8
Audi's flagship luxury sedan features a bold design that makes the most of innovative new technology to deliver top-of-the-line performance and passenger comfort. Offering impressive power through its 4.2-liter V8 engine, the A8 also boasts improved efficiency, even matching the fuel economy of many similar-size luxury hybrids.
A three-quarter side view of a black 2011 Audi A8


MAY 2010

A three-quarter rear view of a white 2010 Audi A5 2.0 TFSI Cabriolet

Audi A5 2.0 TFSI Cabriolet
The stylish A5 Cabriolet offers excellent performance and drivability at a starting price considerably lower than that of many of its class competitors. Thoughtful touches such as head-level heating and an available blind spot monitoring system mean that this joyride-ready rag-top also makes for an excellent daily driver.


MARCH 2010

Audi A6 3.0 TFSI
With this smartly-styled, supercharged A6, Audi offers up a high-performance sedan that is capable of competing with class-leading heavyweights like the BMW 5 Series and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. Permanent all-wheel drive and a technologically advanced interior help to make the A6 3.0 TFSI a cool and comfortable full-size sedan.

A side view of a 2010 Audi A6 3.0 TFSI



FEBRUARY 2010

A three-quarter rear view of a silver 2010 Audi A4 Avant

Audi A4 Avant
Combining the convenience and utility of a station wagon with the power and performance handling that Audi rests its reputation upon, the A4 Avant is the rare wagon that is just as comfortable hugging turns as it is hauling groceries.


NOVEMBER 2009

Audi TTS Roadster
Sexy, fast and fun, the Audi TTS Roadster is a well-balanced and nimble two-passenger convertible. Boasting a quattro all-wheel drive system and a quick-shifting dual-clutch gearbox with launch-control, this car is ideal for mountain roads or simply taking out for a romantic drive.

A three-quarter front view of a 2009 Audi TTS Roadster



OCTOBER 2009

A side view of a silver 2010 Audi A3 2.0 TFSI

Audi A3 2.0 TFSI
The Audi A3 is a well-equipped hatch for luxury-lovers who enjoy taking the occasional hairpin turn at break-neck speeds. While the starting price is considerably higher than your average compact and enviable options add up fast, the A3 nonetheless succeeds in proving that sporty hatchbacks aren’t just for high school kids anymore.


SEPTEMBER 2009

Audi A4 2.0 T quattro
Redesigned for 2009, this sporty five-passenger sedan is bigger (yet lighter) than the previous year’s model and comes with more features, including an all-wheel drive, DVD navigation system, rear parking system, lane change assist and Bang & Olufsen premium sound system.

A front view of a red 2009 Audi A4 2.0 T quattro


MAY 2009

A 2009 Audi Q5 with a cargo carrier under a tent

Audi Q5
Elegantly styled, this small luxury crossover is equipped with a 270-horsepower V6 engine and a standard all-wheel drive, providing it with the deft handling of a sports sedan. Inside is a pleasant, well-appointed interior with a panoramic sunroof, 505-watt Bang & Olufsen sound system with fourteen speakers, and a rearview camera.


AUGUST 2007

Audi S5
This peppy coupe offers both speed and beauty, at a price that's more reasonable than some of its competitors.

Audi S5


JULY 2007

Audi TT Coupe 2.0

Audi TT Coupe 2.0
This speedy coupe is light on its feet, and its slick exterior is sure to draw some stares. If the outside isn't enough to tempt you, the luxuriously appointed interior should sweeten the deal.


JANUARY 2007

Audi R8
This is Audi's first entry in the premium sports car category. The 420-horsepower V8 reaches 0 to 60 mph in 4.4 seconds and tops out at a governed 187 mph. The mid-engine placement and all-wheel drive makes it a very well-balanced handler.

Audi R8


NOVEMBER 2006

Audi A6 Avant
For those looking for a sporty alternate to a luxury SUV, check out the A6 Avant (aka wagon). Packed with all the technology you'll ever need and with certainly the best build-quality around, you can consider this an LUV, or Luxury Utility Vehicle.


OCTOBER 2006

Audi S6
Even with Quattro all-wheel drive, plenty of rubber can be burned onto the pavement with the S6 and its 5.2-liter, 435-horsepower naturally aspirated V10.


OCTOBER 2006

Audi S8
The S8 has been a performance celebrity ever since it showed up in the classic car chase film "Ronin" with Robert De Niro. The latest edition features a 450-horsepower version of Audi's 5.2-liter V10, and rockets up to 60 mph in 4.9 seconds. Now that's star power.


JUNE 2006

Audi RS 4
A 420-horsepower V8 in a compact Audi A4 body? Sounds fast and it is, busting up to 60 mph in a scant 4.8 seconds. This fierce German sedan should keep up with many of the world's top sports cars.


APRIL 2006

Audi Q7 4.2 Quattro
Does the world really need another Sports Utility Vehicle? Audi answers with an emphatic “Yes,” along with seven-passenger seating, V8 engine, and a revolutionary approach to blind spot safety.


NOVEMBER 2005

Audi A3 2.0T
The A3 is a good-looking, practical and sporty five-door vehicle. Fun options will have you spending a bit more than the base asking price, but we're sure you'll think they are worth it.



OCTOBER 2005

Audi A6 Sedan 4.2 Quattro
Featuring a new signature front grille, the A6 has smooth and fluid lines, good gas mileage, plenty of space and Audi's legendary Quattro all-wheel drive system. Options like the adaptive suspension and a killer sound system make an already comfortable and safe ride even more enjoyable.



JANUARY 2005

Audi S4 Cabriolet Quattro
This sports model gets slapped with a $1,700 gas guzzler tax, but we love its stability and interior design. You too can learn to love to drive this car anytime, especially on a nice spring day with the top down on a curvy mountain road where it excels.


JUNE 2004

Audi A4 Cabriolet Quattro
Put simply, leave it to the Germans to deliver yet another great car. With convertibles, you are always worried about space, handling, comfort and looks. But no worries with this vehicle.

JANUARY 2004

Audi A8L
A few aluminum cars are hitting the market these days and the A8L surely feels light on the open road and on city streets—despite its hard, German-style ride.


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