Audi A5 Sportback 3.0 TDI 286


Bigger, lighter new A5 Sportback promises strong performance in V6 diesel guise The Audi A5 Sportback 3.0 TDI quattro heads the initial range of second-generation diesel A5s. We’ve been impressed by the new Sportback so far. The update to its styling is a little underwhelming, but the changes to its interior ensure that it conveys … [Read more…]

Audi A3 1.0 TFSI Sport

THE Audi A3 could be considered a capable, if slightly unexciting premium hatchback. It ticks a lot of boxes, being both upmarket and good to drive, while also offering decent kit and plenty of space. On paper, then, you wouldn’t expect this new 1.0-litre three cylinder to be the catalyst needed to inject some much … [Read more…]

Audi RS3 Is Ready For Takeoff


Sharing the spotlight with the Q5 on Audi’s Paris stand was the all-new 394bhp RS3 saloon. it’s now a four-door only, and looks almost identical to the lesser-powered S3 saloon, with a more aggressive front bumper, flared wheelarches and large oval twin exhaust tailpipes nestled in the rear diffuser. Under the bonnet, Audi has dropped … [Read more…]

Audi A3 Sportback E-tron


Plug-in petrol-electric hatchback gains extra tech and revised styling Along with the rest of the Audi A3 range, the plug-in hybrid Sportback e-tron has had a nip and tuck, with an injection of tech on the inside and a tweaked appearance externally. It remains mechanically unchanged, though. That means it still carries a 1.4-litre petrol … [Read more…]

Audi R8 V10 Plus


Sometimes it happens in a heartbeat, and other times it takes days and days, but I love it when a car gets under my skin. And the second-generation Audi R8 V10 Plus has buried itself so deep under my epidermis that it’s fast becoming one of my favourite cars. Ever! Given the ridiculous procession of … [Read more…]

More Space And Technology For New Audi A5 Sportback

AUDI HAS REVEALED the next-generation A5 Sportback ahead of its debut at the Paris show later this month. The new four-door offers more cabin space than its coupe equivalent while sharing the same turbocharged four and six-cylinder engines. Compared with its predecessor, the new A5 Sportback’s wheelbase has grown by 14mm, to 2824mm, while rear … [Read more…]