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Inspiringly Composed: The Tech Behind Audi’s Legendary Quattro System

On every Audi model we sell, you’ll enjoy excellent stability and control in all driving situations. This is due in part to quattro, an innovative all-wheel drive system the automaker debuted in 1980 for their rally car of the same name. Since then, the philosophy of sending power to the wheels with the most traction has been the hallmark of the brand’s AWD system.

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Go Deep Into the Appeal of the 2018 Audi Q7

Now in its second model year on sale in the U.S., the 2018 Audi Q7 is getting a few new additions to bolster it’s already impressive reputation. One is a turbocharged four-cylinder engine, which drops the starting price, as well as the available B&O sound system now an option on Premium Plus models. But if you’re looking for a reason to pick up this utility, read on.

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Audi Models Boasting “Quattro With Ultra” Get Superlative Fuel Savings, Traction

Snow is anything but a regular occurrence in Orange County, but who says that negates the need for an Audi model with the legendary quattro system installed? If that’s the kind of peace of mind you require, select 2017 and 2018 models are now equipped with a new iteration of this system called “quattro with ultra.” Imagine the same famous traction, with even better gas mileage.

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2017 Audi A7’s Fastback Looks and Overall Refinement Make It a Must-Drive

Where the A5 Sportback that’s new to the U.S. offers a fastback shape, the original pioneer of the look was the Audi A7 that debuted in 2012. It also forged ahead with the combination of practicality, performance, and high-luxury that marks this car today. While it makes quite the case for itself on its own, Autotrader has five reasons why it’s worth the look.

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Beast Mode That’s Worth the Wait: Meet the 2018 Audi RS3

You’ve surely heard by now that the 2018 Audi RS3 will be arriving on our shores next year, but unless you’re an enthusiast, you’re probably wondering what the fuss is about. Satisfying as the S3 and its 292 horsepower is, some folks want more. And the RS3 delivers with 400 horsepower, 354 lb-ft of torque, and an engaging driving experience that put other entry-level performance models to shame.

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With Lasers, AI, and Autonomous Abilities, 2019 Audi A8 is Ready For New Frontiers

Although the notion of a self-driving vehicle with AI might evoke nightmares of 2001: A Space Odyssey for some, the 2019 Audi A8 is more made of the stuff of dreams. True, it can drive itself under a certain speed thanks to traffic jam pilot, and even comes with the first iteration of Audi AI, but its intelligence is aimed at making the life of the driver easier.

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2018 Audi A5 Sportback Sets Foot in America Ready to Stand Out

While the tasteful, visual evolution of Audi’s model range delights some, others continue to look for something a bit more roguish. That’s where the 2018 A5 Sportback comes in. A five-door coupe boasting a fastback shape, it arrives in America for the first time to delight. Sharing some components with the popular A4, we think its mission will be a success.

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Audi Serves Up a Stunner with the 2017 S3

When it comes to the 2017 S3, we here at Audi South Coast are starting to feel like we could drone on for days about its laundry list of winning attributes, and still not do it justice. That's how spectacular this little sport sedan really is.

 

So, in the interest of cutting straight to the chase, we present to you the following video.

 

Ride out with the industry experts at MotorWeek, as they offer their take on the S3:

Teeming with top-flight tech, the S3 sure is one smart cookie. This is true even of its base trim, the…

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Cars.com Gets a Feel for Fresh-Faced 2017 Audi R8

We here at Audi South Coast were wondering: have you had a chance to check out our beloved German brand's superstar sports coupe, the totally overhauled 2017 R8? Well, if not, we hate to be the bearers of bad news, but:

 

You very likely are missing out.

 

Not to worry, though, as Cars.com personality Joe Wiesenfelder is here today to help you get up to speed. Join him in the clip below:

Arguably its finest feature, the R8's 5.2-liter V10 engine sure is something else.

 

Syncing with a seven-speed automated manual transmission and the quattro® all-wheel-drive…

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