U.S. to get Sportback variant of redesigned Audi A5 in ’17

March 21, 2016 0

SAN DIEGO — Audi‘s four-door, coupe-styled A5 Sportback will arrive in the U.S. next year when the A5 is redesigned. The smaller counterpart to the A7 will give Audi a head-to-head competitor for BMW‘s 3-series Gran Turismo. Without mentioning the Sportback by name, Audi of America President Scott … read more

Audi rules out diesel for A4 in U.S.

March 21, 2016 0

Audi’s all-new A4 goes on sale in the spring with a starting price of $38,250, including a $950 destination charge. It’s being launched with just one powertrain, in this case a turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder that delivers 252 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque. While it was thought this … read more

Audi A4 TDI No Longer Heading to the US

March 18, 2016 0

Audi has scrapped its plans to bring a diesel-powered A4 sedan to the U.S.
Speaking to Automotive News, Audi of America president Scott Keogh confirmed the Audi A4 TDI will no longer be heading to the U.S. The decision wasn’t made because of the ongoing Volkswagen dieselgate scandal, but rather due … read more

2017 Audi A4 Comes Without 2.0-Litre Diesel In The U.S.

March 18, 2016 0

Audi of America has decided to scrap the optional 2-litre diesel engine for the redesigned 2017 A4 sedan. Gee, we wonder why… Volkswagen’s subsidiaries are suffering the aftermath of the German company’s freak-diesel scandal, although Audi of America President Scott Keogh told Autonews that the … read more

Report: Audi A5 Sportback Coming to U.S. Next Year

March 17, 2016 0

According to a report from Automotive News, Audi is preparing to bring the attractive A5 Sportback to the U.S. AN reports Audi of America President Scott Keogh announced the German automaker will add a new A5 body style next year when the model is redesigned. The only A5 variant we aren’t privy … read more

US-spec 2017 Audi A4 won’t get TDI engine

March 16, 2016 0

Audi has reversed its decision to sell the 2017 A4 with a turbodiesel TDI engine in the United States.
The A4 couldn’t have launched with a 2.0-liter TDI because the engine still hasn’t been approved for sale by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), but Audi claims the decision to kill the TDI … read more

Audi of America boss hints at A5 Sportback in U.S.

March 16, 2016 0

Audi is out testing a second generation of its A5 Sportback, and according to the latest comments from the automaker’s local chief we’ll likely see the vehicle on sale here.
Automotive News (subscription required) reports that Audi of America President Scott Keogh said a new A5 variant will be launched … read more

Audi scraps 2.0-liter diesel for retooled A4 in U.S.

March 16, 2016 0

SAN DIEGO — Audi of America has scrapped plans to launch the redesigned 2017 A4 sedan with an optional 2.0-liter diesel engine, its top U.S. executive says.
The decision, made in the last six months, reflects lower demand for diesel-engine variants of Audi sedans relative to crossovers, Audi of America … read more

Audi readies A5 Sportback for U.S.

March 16, 2016 0

SAN DIEGO — Audi is readying plans to sell the four-door A5 Sportback in the U.S. next year, giving the luxury brand a smaller counterpart to its rakish A7.
Without mentioning the Sportback by name, Audi of America President Scott Keogh said the company will add a new A5 body style in the second quarter … read more

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