Overview: The A3 distinguishes itself as a great-handling, attractive sedan with an upscale interior and luxury features not generally expected in this segment. A 170-hp 1.8-liter turbo four with front-wheel drive and a six-speed auto are standard; a manual is not offered. Optional is a 220-hp 2.0-liter four with a six-speed auto and Quattro all-wheel drive. Steering is precise and the ride is composed; fit and finish are superb. If you need more power, an S3 will be available later this year. HIGHS AND LOWS of the Audi A3 Highs: Roomy for its size, sophisticated chassis, fun to drive, premium fit and finish. Lows: High beltline, automatic lacks paddle shifters, no manual transmission, no diesel (yet).
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World Cup Frenzy: Epic Audi R8 Celebrates its German Roots
Throughout the last month, the World Cup has taken most of us through a rollercoaster of emotion. As an event that only comes around once every four years, the World Cup not only highlights how universal the love for soccer is around the world, it also exuberates a great amount of native pride as citizens blaringly cheer on their beloved national teams. This time around, the World Cup took place in the naturally gorgeous Rio, Brazil where the luscious green scenery and crystal clear beaches played as the ideal backdrop for the world’s premier sporting event.
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2015 Audi S8 Test Drive And Review | Greensboro, NC
It was a pleasant surprise to check my email and find an invite to drive Audi’s latest iteration of their flagship S8 sedan in my inbox. I’d long respected Audi for its engineering prowess – the Audi Quattro S1 Group-B rally car and all-conquering modern LMP1 LeMans racers come to mind – but as a BMW driver with a distinct distain for front-heavy, understeering cars, I flew to Dusseldorf for the S8 launch with guarded excitement.
Audi has, after all, had a longstanding marriage with understeer. Just how does Audi’s flagship compare to the best from BMW and Alpina? A long, unrestricted stretch of Autobahn linked up with a treacherously curvy B-road served as judge and jury. I took notes.