Tag Archives: Audi
Audi A3 Cabriolet 2.0 TDi Quattro 184PS S line S Tronic road test report and review

Audi A3 Cabriolet TDi Quattro road test report and review

Audi A3 Cabriolet TDi Quattro road test report and review: DAVID HOOPER drives a quality convertible with a quattro all-wheel-drive system… and loves it! PRESSING down one button is all it takes to convert this gorgeous car into from a refined coupe into an open-topped convertible – and even better than that, it can be […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Audi Q5 2.0 TDI quattro S line road test report and review

Audi Q5 2.0 TDI quattro S line road test report and review

Audi Q5 2.0 TDI quattro S line road test report and review: DAVID HOOPER drives Audi’s latest Q5 and is impressed with its updated styling and high-end quality. THE Audi Q5 has been around for a while in various guises and has won many fans – it is Audi’s best-selling SUV worldwide and I think […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Audi A5 2.0 TDI Sport S tronic 190PS road test report and review

Audi A5 2.0 TDI Sport S tronic 190PS road test report and review

Audi A5 2.0 TDI Sport S tronic 190PS road test report and review:  DAVID HOOPER has a look at the latest version of one of his favourites, the new Audi A5 Coupe. THE Audi A5 Coupe has always been one of my favourite models to sport the iconic four-ring insignia, even though it may not […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Audi Q2 1.4 TFSI Cylinder on Demand 150PS Sport road test report and review

Audi Q2 1.4 TFSI Cylinder on Demand 150PS Sport road test report and review

Audi Q2 1.4 TFSI Cylinder on Demand 150PS Sport road test report and review: DAVID HOOPER drives the baby of the ‘Q’ model line. AUDI’S Q2 is the recently-introduced baby of the German manufacturer’s “Q” model line, and with its big front grille is quite a striking little car, but it’s price tag isn’t so […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Audi A8 3.0 TDI quattro SE Executive 262PS tiptronic road test report and review (3)

Audi A8 3.0 TDI quattro SE Executive 262PS tiptronic road test report and review

I LIKE carrots but I don’t need to eat them any more to be able to see at night thanks to the amazing night vision technology in this palatial Audi A8.

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Audi TT Roadster road test review (1)

Audi TT Roadster road test report review – third time lucky for sporty drop-top

THE radically styled Audi TT Roadster was almost the perfect sports car when it first appeared back in 1999 – great looking, fast and affordable to more people than you might think. But there was just one ingredient missing from the ultimate recipe. Somehow it lacked that seat-of-your pants responsiveness and athleticism that differentiate a ‘sporting’ car from a true ‘sports car’.

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Audi S line 2.0 TDI Ultra 163PS road test report and review (1)

Audi S line 2.0 TDI Ultra 163PS road test report and review

IF YOU’RE looking for a radical looking new car, then the Audi A4 will probably not be for you – they really don’t change very much from one model to the next, they just evolve, subtlely. But as someone once said, if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it, and the Audi A4 definitely ain’t broke. Sit in the car, shut the door, open the glovebox and have a good fiddle with the switches and you’ll realise one thing – it oozes quality. Everything feels beautifully tactile and a sheer delight to interact with.

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Audi A3 Sportback e-tron road test report and review

Audi A3 Sportback e-tron road test report and review

AS premium class back-markers in the modern race to introduce electric models – great rivals BMW and Mercedes are already switched on – Audi will start to catch up in the New Year with the addition of this peppy plug-in hybrid version to their top-selling A3 range.

It marries the brand’s existing 150 PS 1.4 turbo petrol engine to a new 102 PS electric motor, sitting alongside it under the bonnet and energised remotely from a special high-voltage, lithium-ion battery pack in the floor under the rear bench seat. Housing that, plus the car’s normal 12v battery in that area has reduced boot volume by 100 litres, while adding 125 kg to the kerb weight, without drastically affecting the handling.

Leave a comment Continue Reading →