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Volkswagen Denies Report It May Spin Off Lamborghini

Volkswagen Group is denying reports it plans to sell or spin off Lamborghini into its own company. The denial comes after reports surfaced over the weekend suggesting the German automaker was making moves to craft Lamborghini into its own legal entity.  Bloomberg first broke the news over the weekend, reporting that VW was planning to either sell the Lamborghini brand or…

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Audi Previews Radical Off-Road Concept

Audi has issued a teaser shot of a planned concept for this month's Frankfurt Motor Show. The concept is called the AI:Trail and is a radical off-roader that is powered by a battery-electric powertrain.  In a statement, Audi says the AI:Trail previews an "electrically driven off-roader of the future."  Audi provided no further details about the concept, other than confirming it…

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Audi Bringing 591 HP Wagon to the U.S.

Well chalk this up as something unexpected. Audi has confirmed plans to bring the 2020 RS 6 Avant to the United States. In case you're not already aware, Avant means wagon. Oh, and this wagon has 591 horsepower under the hood.  News the 2020 RS 6 Avant is coming stateside isn't just unexpected, it's shocking. Wagons notoriously do not sell…

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2020 Audi S8 Revealed With 563 HP

Audi's full-size sedan just got a hotter version for buyers to select. The German luxury brand has revealed its new mild-hybrid, V-8 powered S8 and its packing a healthy 563 horsepower.  The new S8 is based on the all-new A8 sedan that came to market in 2019 and is leveraging the same twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V-8 found in the previous version…

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2020 Audi SQ8 Revealed With Diesel V-8

The Audi Q8 has been on the market for awhile now, but Audi is hoping to keep it fresh with the reveal of the 2020 SQ8, which has a massive diesel V-8 under the hood.  Borrowing the engine found under the hood of the SQ7, the SQ8 is powered by Audi's twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V-8 with 429 horsepower and an Earth-moving…

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Audi eTron Range Comes in Short

The 2019 Audi eTron battery-electric crossover is nearing launch in the U.S. As such, the EPA has given it an official range rating, which is coming in at 204 miles. The number is considerably less than expected, but that may not detour too many buyers.  To put the figure into perspective, that's less range than the comparable Jaguar I-Pace, which…

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Electric Audi Hatchback Coming

Like all Volkswagen Group brands, Audi has some lofty electrification plans. Audi's electric plans have been a little more mysterious than VW's, but reportedly Audi is working on a new electric hatchback based on the upcoming VW I.D. hatchback.  According to Auto Express Audi will reveal a concept version of the upcoming hatchback within the next couple of months. The reveal will…

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Audi Claims it Already Has 10,000 Orders For e-Tron

Audi just revealed its first-ever battery-electric SUV last week, the e-Tron. Despite the recent reveal, the brand claims it has already received 10,000 pre-orders for the new SUV.  The order count claim is coming from Lahouari Bennaoum, Director of Finance for Audi. In a recent interview with French publication Automobile Propre the executive asserted there was already 10,000 pre-orders.  Audi has been accepting…

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Audi Reveals Electric E-tron Crossover

Audi has officially taken the wraps off its first-ever electric crossover, the 2019 E-tron. Designed from the ground up to be a battery-electric vehicle, the E-tron boasts two electric motors and tons of new features with a base price of $75,795 when it goes on sale next year. Powering the E-tron is a pair of cooled asynchronous motors attached to…

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