Audi RS5 DTM

ShareAt the International Motor Show in Geneva, Audi AG presented the racecar for the DTM 2013 – the Audi RS 5 DTM. The driver line-up for the new DTM season is also fixed. The technical specification of the DTM cars was ‘frozen’ in accordance with the regulations as the checkered flag fell at the last […]

Audi unveiled S3 Sportback

ShareAudi unveiled the S3 ‘Sportback’- the five-door version of the S3. It gets a 2.0-litre TFSI petrol engine pushing out 300bhp and 280lb ft of torque, driven through Audi’s permanent quattro system, via a six-speed manual gearbox or six-speed S tronic auto. The S3 Sportback has a curb weight of 1,445kg (3,186 lb), a reduction of 70kg (154 […]

Audi launching piloted cars

ShareAudi reaffirmed last week it is going to launch piloted cars before the decade ends. Rupert Stadler, Audi CEO, said in a speech: “We are assuming that a series-built vehicle with a piloted driving function will be technically feasible this decade.” He also indicated that the ball is now firmly in the court of policymakers and […]

Exploring self-driving cars

ShareExecutives told during the CES convention Tuesday that Audi cars are stuffed with technology, with electronics making up “90% of innovations” at the German automaker. And now Audi is trying to develop a self-driving car. The company said it has developed a laser scanning system that will be able to create 3-D maps of a vehicle’s surrounding, […]