Ferdinand Piech has changed from Porsche to Audi. There become the boss, he exhibits such a sports car and thus provoking a little his old company, which makes it not particularly well at this time
A V8 Quattro with 346 kW (470 HP) at 9500 1 rpm, fast 300 km/h and at almost five meters in length only a weight of 1300 kg.
The Audi Space Frame is different still from aluminum body parts of other manufacturers, because none of them produce the complete body in number of pieces like an A8.
The first Audi luxury class model in aluminum construction.
Here is indicated the year of presentation in Tokyo. The car can be purchased as TTS (see NSU models) since 1999. It already has most of the changes which had to be improved at the TT in the first year of the series.
Not only the exterior design contains news. The picture shows three rosettes at once, on the steering wheel, shift lever and fan output. Together with a further at the filler cap such represents the appearance for a ring attached all around with screws.
The form comes from the design studio in California and will be presented in 1995. It differentiates the TT from the mass even the sports cars. The letter combination 'TT' comes from the company NSU which itself wanted to remember thus to its motorcycle successes in the Tourist Trophy on the Isle of Man.
One must point to the design rather aloof from the coupe, at the complete rear easy to understand.
So this is a Gallardo Spyder with V10 and 5 liters displacement. This results in 382 kW (520 HP) at 8000 rpm and together with all-wheel drive excellent performance.
After many owners and often on the edge of insolvency Lamborghini is now part of the VW Group, with special care by Audi.
A prototype for Le Mans with the 3.6-liter V8 engine with 405 kW (551 HP).
Only 6 years, this car will be produced and then stopped without direct successor. Maybe it's the high price or the design (eg from rear), that such a agent of future can not establish with the unique aluminum body for this series volume.
Since there is a well-wheel version from the start, there are no longer obstacles for a huge upgrade in terms of performance, even at the start engines.
Here once before the look at speedometer which extends at least to 260 km/h and rev counter, wherein up to 6000 rpm can be seen, no red area.
Audi tries to rework the spoiler, anti-roll bar stabilizer, and ultimately, with a retrofitted ESP (surcharge). The TT and Roadster versions of 1999 already have all this on board as standard.
The introduction of the TT is accompanied by various problems. It appears as though there would be not enough downforce on the rear axle which leads to sudden, unpredictable problems for normal drivers at higher speeds
This is dedicated to the tuners, where prior Öttinger should actually be mentioned the company Abbot and others. Special feature at Audi: here early Avant versions are partly even equipped exclusively with greater rapidity.
Here we are already in the second highest model range with double-supercharged engine. 'RS' represents once again an enhancement. Come out at the proven 4.2-liter V8 331 kW (450 HP) and 550 Nm at very reasonable 2500 rpm. That should be sufficient even for the somewhat larger body of the A6.
This R8 creates with more than 5100 km driving distance in 24 hours the win at Le Mans with an average of 213 km/h. It is powered by a V8 mid- longitudinal engine with 441 kW (600 HP).
This is the A6 with the suffix 'C6', but before the facelift 2008. This time shown is a so-called security variant. After all, we are in the upper class, thus accumulating somewhat more frequently. Actually, all you see is that you can see nothing. After all, this super-heavy four-wheel drive with V8 petrol engine comes still to 'only' 269 g/km CO2 emissions.
The car is called Audi RSQ and should be fast with V8 mid engine about 300 km/h. For the movie 'I, Robot' it drives on balls.
The convertible body shell with reinforcements made visible.
Not only as a convertible, beautiful to look at, but conspicuous also by the V8 motorization with 4.2 liters displacement and 253 kW (344 HP).
Here you can see the relatively simple transfer case of the Q7, that with permanent all-wheel a torque distribution adjusts of 60: 40 in favor of the rear axle. Here the philosophy of Audi has changed visibly in recent years.
Actually a Q7 makes sense only with a diesel engine. Therefore there is also everything from the V6 with 3 liter displacement up to V12 with 6 liter later. The range of petrol engines is initially limited to V8.
Whether it is also the best of the three concern SUV? Anyway at Audi one has allowed to have a little more time as the VW Touareg and Porsche Cayenne. But it is 30 centimeters longer and therefore it is not just qualified for the terrain.
During the DTM race at the Norisring, it is exploited for the first time.
After the RS4 as Avant with V6 biturbo the Audi A4 shown here is equipped with a V8 direct injection engine and manual six-speed gearbox.