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  • Mar 23, 2015

    New Audi R18 e-tron quattro

    Audi is starting the 2015 season with a thoroughly revised R18 e-tron quattro. In the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and in the Le Mans 24 Hours as the season’s pinnacle event, Audi is going to compete with a hybrid sports car in the 4-megajoule class.

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  • Mar 9, 2015

    Audi presents the all-new R8 at Geneva

    No model with the four rings is closer to motorsport, none is more striking and more dynamic. At the Geneva Motor Show, Audi is presenting the all-new second generation of its high performance R8 sports car. The mid-mounted V10 and a newly developed quattro drive ensure breathtaking driving performance, especially in the top of the range version with 449 kW. The new R8 V10 plus reaches 100 km/h in just 3.2 seconds, its top speed is 330 km/h.

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  • Mar 3, 2015

    All-new third generation Audi TT arrives in Australia

    The all-new third generation Audi TT has arrived in Australia. A combination of sharper pricing and advanced technology offered as standard equipment across the range is sure to create new excitement in the small sports car segment.

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  • Mar 3, 2015

    The Audi prologue Avant show car

    A design with dynamic elegance and the latest high end technologies: The Audi prologue Avant show car with its stretched roof which the brand is presenting at the Geneva Motor Show gives a look into the future – with the new and emotion filled design language that Audi has initiated with its study in the coupé, the prologue.

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  • Feb 17, 2015

    New human-robot cooperation in Audi’s production processes

    At its main plant in Ingolstadt, Germany, Audi has deployed a robot that works “hand-in-hand” with humans – for the first time ever – without a safety barrier and ideally adapted to the employees’ working cycles. It is the first human-robot cooperation at the Volkswagen Group to be applied in final assembly.

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  • Feb 10, 2015

    Lightning-fast start to 2015 for Audi brand

    Australia, 6 February 2015 – Audi Australia Pty Ltd has closed the first month of 2015 with an all-time record sales result of 1,923 units, representing growth of more than 14 percent compared with January 2014.

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  • Jan 21, 2015

    Awards for Audi in December

    Top Gear: Audi TT* is “Coupé of the Year 2014” The British magazine Top Gear has declared the Audi TT as its Coupé of the Year 2014. The jury praised the Audi TT 2.0 TDI ultra, developing 135kW, as an especially smooth, quiet-running and evocative car. (December 28, 2014)

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  • Jan 21, 2015

    Audi reveals Phoenix Racing liveries for the Bathurst 12 Hour race

    Audi Sport has revealed the two liveries that will adorn the two-car Phoenix Racing international entry in this year’s Bathurst 12 Hour race on February 6-8.

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  • Jan 16, 2015

    New third-generation Audi TT set for arrival in February

    The all-new third generation Audi TT is due to arrive in February. Its combination of sharper pricing and advanced technology offered as standard equipment across the range is sure to create new excitement in the small sports car segment.

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  • Jan 6, 2015

    550 mile piloted drive from Silicon Valley to Las Vegas: long distance test in the Audi A7 Sportback piloted driving concept car

    With more than 550 miles of piloted highway driving with journalists behind the wheel, Audi is demonstrating that the era of automated driving is nearly here. The long-distance test drive of the Audi A7 piloted driving concept car will show that unprecedented performance can be achieved with series production technology. The drive will take place from Silicon Valley, California to Las Vegas, Nevada to attend the International CES 2015 (Consumer Electronics Show), one of the world’s most important electronics trade shows.

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  • Dec 30, 2014

    Audi on board with Wild Oats XI for its history-making win

    • Wild Oats XI has claimed a record-breaking eighth line honours win • Audi has recently came ‘on board’ as a major sponsor of the history- making yacht, extending it’s sailing sponsorship portfolio • A gap of just six nautical miles meant victory for Wild Oats XI in the 70th annual Rolex Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race Hobart, December 30, 2014 – It was the space of just six nautical miles that made the difference when it came to Bob Oatley’s supermaxi, Wild Oats XI, claiming a historic eighth line honours in the 628 nautical mile Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.

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  • Dec 12, 2014

    The new Audi Q7 – Sportiness, efficiency, premium comfort

    • Technical Development Board Member Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg: “New Q7 is a statement of our competence in lightweight construction, efficiency and assistance systems” • 325 kilograms lighter and around 26 percent more efficient • First diesel plug-in hybrid with quattro drive Ingolstadt, December 12, 2014 – With the new Q7, Audi is setting standards in the premium SUV segment. 325 kilograms less weight and the low centre of mass make it extremely agile. At the same time, it is the most spacious car in its segment. Although the exterior dimensions are smaller, it offers substantially more interior room for passengers and luggage. Its innovative assistance and infotainment systems take the SUV to the front of the pack. The efficient engines consume 26 percent less fuel on average.

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  • Dec 12, 2014

    Audi A3 Cabriolet wins Best Convertible in 2014 Drive Car of the Year awards

    • A3 Cabriolet continues run of success for the Audi A3 range • Winning entry-level 1.4 COD Attraction model starts at $47,300 • All-new sophisticated design language for the stylish new A3 Cabriolet Australia, December 12, 2014 – The 2014 Drive.com.au Car of the Year judging team has bestowed the ‘Best Convertible’ accolade on the all-new Audi A3 Cabriolet.

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  • Dec 12, 2014

    Power in compact form – the new Audi RS 3 Sportback

    • Sporty top model of the A3 model series • Most powerful production five-cylinder in RS history, with 270 kW • 0 – 100 km/h in 4.3 seconds – 0.3 seconds faster than the previous model Ingolstadt, December 12, 2014 – Hot, throaty sound, exhilaratingly free-revving and brawny power – the five cylinder engines from Audi are legendary. 270 kW output and 465 Nm of torque – Audi presents the new RS 3 Sportback, the most powerful compact car in the premium segment. With its powerful five cylinder, turbocharged engine, the five door model accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.3 seconds, and its top speed can be increased to 280 km/h upon request.

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  • Dec 10, 2014

    Five stars for the Audi A3 Sportback e tron from Euro NCAP

    •Top marks in the front, side and rear collision categories •The new Audi A3 Sportback e tron also offers a high level of safety for children •Special prize for Audi pre sense basic and multicollision brake assist system Ingolstadt, December 10, 2014 – The Euro NCAP consortium has awarded the new Audi A3 Sportback e tron the maximum five star rating for crash safety. This puts the first volume production plug-in hybrid from Audi among the safest cars in its class.

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  • Dec 8, 2014

    Audi teams aim for third victory at Bathurst

    For the fifth time, the teams of Audi Sport customer racing will be tackling Australia’s major endurance race. The 12-hour race is held on the roller-coaster track at Bathurst near Mount Panorama some 200 kilometres west of Sydney. On February 8, 2015, six teams with a total of six Audi R8 LMS ultra cars will again be battling for victory after the brand, on clinching overall victories in 2011 and 2012, had achieved a pioneering feat.

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  • Nov 24, 2014

    Wild Oats XI reveals new livery for her 10th Sydney to Hobart race campaign

    A high-profile new member of the Wild Oats team was revealed on Sydney Harbour yesterday, amid speculation that the champion supermaxi yacht Wild Oats XI would see more modifications being made as part of her preparation for next month’s Rolex Sydney Hobart yacht race.

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  • Nov 24, 2014

    The new Audi Centre Sydney Service facility opens

    Audi owners in Sydney now have a new level of customer service available to them at the contemporary Audi Centre Sydney Service facility. The site will triple capacity over the next 18 months, catering for the growing number of customers who choose to own an Audi.

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  • Nov 21, 2014

    The Audi prologue show car – launching into a new design era

    Audi is launching into a new design era: At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Marc Lichte, Head of Design, is presenting the Audi prologue concept car. Lichte is giving the Audi brand a new styling direction in the large coupe.

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  • Nov 21, 2014

    The landmark new Audi Centre Melbourne opens it doors

    The impressive $25 million redevelopment of Audi Centre Melbourne was officially opened last night by Terence Johnsson, Vice-President of Sales, Region Overseas for AUDI AG, together with Audi Australia’s Managing Director, Andrew Doyle and owner of Audi Centre Melbourne, Bobby Zagame. The new facility showcases 40 new vehicles across three levels, offering new ways for customers to interact and experience the very latest Audi product.

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  • Nov 3, 2014

    In just 10 months, Audi eclipses 2013 sales

    • At the end of October, Audi Australia eclipses 2013 full-year total • 10th consecutive year of record growth for Audi Australia • Audi Australia is on-track for 20 percent growth in 2014

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  • Oct 31, 2014

    Audi converts a car into art for the Future Beauty exhibition

    • The A3 Cabriolet has been turned into a work of art for ‘Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion’ exhibition at GOMA • Audi works on fusing Japanese tradition and automotive interior design with stunning results in the A3 Cabriolet • Audi has been a sponsor of GOMA since 2012

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  • Oct 30, 2014

    20 years of building the Audi A4 at the Ingolstadt plant

    • More than six million Audi A4 cars produced • Board of Management Member for Production Dr. Hubert Waltl: “A4 family is the heart of the brand” • More than 47,700 Audi A4s delivered to Australian customers since 1995

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  • Oct 13, 2014

    The very first S3 Cabriolet arrives in Australia

    Enthusiasts who are attracted to the pure driving sensation of top-down motoring now have a compelling option to consider in a new segment for Audi. The very first Audi S3 Cabriolet has arrived in Australia, with all the performance expected of an Audi S model, together with the striking styling of Audi’s new compact Cabriolet model line.

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  • Oct 9, 2014

    At the limit: Audi shows the world’s sportiest piloted driving car

    Audi takes the world’s sportiest piloted driving car to the starting line: A driverless Audi RS 7 Sportback* will take a lap on the Hockenheim race track on Sunday, October 19, in the season finale of the German Touring Car Championship (DTM).

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  • Oct 3, 2014

    eCar Award for Audi A3 Sportback e-tron

    Paris/Ingolstadt – Audi scores with its plug-in hybrid strategy. At the eCar Awards by Auto Bild and Auto Test magazines, Audi took first place with the A3 Sportback e-tron and the TT offroad concept car.

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  • Oct 2, 2014

    Audi’s global head of sales, Chief Luca de Meo, is awarded a “Eurostar 2014”

    Luca de Meo, AUDI AG Board of Management Member for Sales and Marketing, has received a “Eurostar 2014” award for the best “Sales & Marketing Executive”.

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  • Jul 15, 2014

    Audi unveils TT Sportback concept car

    AUDI AG has just unveiled a new concept car at the 2014 Paris Motor Show. The Audi TT Sportback concept is a speedy sports car with four seats and five doors. The exterior of the show car invokes the design idiom of the classic Audi TT, developing it into a new, elongated sculpture. It is driven by a high-powered 2.0 TFSI engine that delivers a whopping 294 kW.

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  • Jul 15, 2014

    Six-millionth Audi with quattro all-wheel-drive

    The six-millionth Audi with quattro all-wheel-drive rolled off the production line in Ingolstadt last week, an Audi SQ5 in Monsoon Grey, destined for a family in the US.

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  • Jul 3, 2014

    Audi brings Android and iOS into cars

    Audi is bringing the Google Android Auto and Apple CarPlay software platforms into future generations of its vehicles. Major functions will be integrated into the Audi Multi Media Interface (MMI) in the future.

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  • Jun 23, 2014

    Audi takes its second 24-hour victory in only a week

    Audi has won the Nürburgring 24 Hours exactly one week following the brand’s 13th success in the Le Mans 24 Hours. Phoenix Racing with the Audi R8 LMS ultra celebrated a hard-fought victory in its home round in the Eifel. Ernst Moser’s squad had previously taken the honours in the race through the ‘Green Hell’ with Audi’s GT3 sports car in 2012. With 159 laps the R8 LMS ultra set a new distance record this year. For the first time ever, a Nürburgring winner covered more than 4,000 kilometres – the successful Audi squad completing exactly 4,035.102 kilometres.

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  • Jun 15, 2014

    Triumph at Le Mans: Audi defeats Porsche and Toyota

    In front of nearly 300,000 spectators, Audi continued its unique string of victories in the Le Mans 24 Hours. In the 82nd running of the world’s most important endurance race, Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer (CH/D/F) and Lucas di Grassi/Marc Gené/Tom Kristensen (BR/E/DK) made for a one-two Audi victory.

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  • May 13, 2014

    The first-ever Audi S3 Sedan arrives in Australia

    The first-ever Audi S3 Sedan is now officially on-sale in Australia. Combining the sporty proportions of the new A3 Sedan, with the performance credentials of the famous S3 model name, it promises to attract a new legion of admirers to the compact luxury sports sedan market.

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  • May 13, 2014

    The Audi R8 LMX – the world's first production car with laser high beams

    The Audi R8 LMX offers breathtaking performance and groundbreaking technology. The limited-edition car is the first production car in the world to come equipped with laser high beams. The R8 LMX is now available for order, and a limited number will be offered to Australian customers.

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  • May 8, 2014

    Sophisticated luxury: the new Audi A8 has arrived in Australia

    The luxury flagship of the Audi range, the new A8 sedan, has arrived in Australia. Unmatched levels of comfort, refinement and sophisticated luxury are hallmarks of the Audi A8 range. This new model takes the philosophy a step further, adding more standard equipment and advanced features than ever before.

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  • May 8, 2014

    The ultimate in sports luxury: the new Audi S8 has arrived in Australia

    The dynamic hero of the flagship Audi A8 range has arrived in Australia, for the first time in the D4 generation. The sophisticated S8 sports sedan boasts a remarkable array of advanced technology, inside and out, worthy of a truly exclusive executive performance vehicle.

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  • Apr 17, 2014

    Audi A3 is named 2014 World Car of the Year

    • Third generation of Audi’s premium compact car is a world beater • Second overall victory for Audi at World Car of the Year Awards

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