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2017 Audi A4

This impeccably engineered sport-luxury sedan aces nearly every test.<p>Overall Rating:<p>The A4 embodies everything we love about Audi: strong performance, modern design, advanced technology, and sumptuous comfort. This latest version, all new for 2017, is a competitive entry-luxury sedan that perfectly …

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Introducing the 2017 Audi A4 Allroad, round 3 of our long-term test

It has been all Audi, all the time for the past few months here at <i>Autoblog</i>. The folks at Audi offered us a unique long-term test of the whole A4 line, a chance to see what it's like to live with the car in all its iterations. We first spent time with a Glacier White Premium Plus sedan. Then we …

Weather

Audi’s A8 swings by ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ premiere

Just call it your friendly neighborhood luxury car.<p>Normally, automakers try to keep their future models as far away from the public as possible. But …

Iron Man

2016 Audi A6 3.0T Quattro

Still on top.<p>The Audi A6 was facelifted for 2016, but it’s barely any different from the A6 of 2015 and the years prior. That, however, is a very good thing, since we’ve long ranked it at or near the top of its segment. Audi’s mid-sizer started winning comparison tests in 2009. Since then, A6s have …

Hot Rods

Vidéo : le futur Audi TT RS sur le Nürburgring

Sous la forme d'un prototype partiellement camouflé, le nouvel Audi TT RS dont la puissance pourrait dépasser 400 ch s'est récemment testé sur la …

Hilton's (Digital) Key To Success in Guest-Staff Relations

After launching its <b>digital check-in service</b> across both its Hilton HHonors loyalty app and its website in 2014, <b>Hilton</b> has further embedded technology …

Quebec City: A Closer Pick Than Paris

Why Francophiles Are Flocking to Nouvelle France<p>Quebec City on the St. Lawrence River<p>Why yearn for "April in Paris" when you can hum "Ete in Quebec" all season long. There may not be "chestnuts in blossom," but there's no need to cross the Atlantic to stroll the boulevards, practice your French, …

France

Tenerife: Spanish island sports 70 beaches and one volcano | CNN Travel

Beaches

Audi introduces frugal, 43-mpg Q7 Ultra in Europe

As Audi's largest model, you wouldn't expect the Q7 (standard 2017 model pictured above) to get very good fuel economy. But the new flagship crossover is a lot lighter than its predecessor. And now the German automaker is rolling out an even more efficient version. In Europe, at any rate.<p>Bearing …

2016 Audi TT U.S.-Spec Review - First Drive

Reset<p>I’m too young to have driven the original Audi TT, but I am old enough to recall the hubbub around its launch. I remember my friends gleefully pointing out the first of the new roadsters we saw parked in our Brooklyn neighborhood. My friend Zane was obsessed with them. He used to walk around …

Roadsters

2016 Audi S8 Plus Revealed With 605 Horsepower

Tired of seeing Mercedes-Benz have all the fun in the full-size performance sedan segment, Audi has come out with a new version of its S8 that’s …

Everything You Need to Know About the 2017 Audi A4

Evolutionary, sure, but sharper and lighter. It will launch with three 2.0T engines—two gas, one diesel—and a serious amount of tech.<p>Yes, the all-new Audi A4 is clearly an Audi. The new model, the ninth iteration of a vehicle line that has also been known as the Audi 80, Audi Fox, and Audi 4000, …

Mercedes-Benz

25 Trips of a Lifetime

If there were ever a place that could get by on its looks, it would be this Greek isle. Whitewashed cave houses framed by bougainvillea and backed by …

Family Vacations

Audi confirms Q8, electric CUV in the works

Word got out in late 2012 that the Audi Q8 was reportedly approved for production, but the company has kept the model's development under wraps since then. In a recent speech during Audi's annual meeting, chairman Rupert Stadler confirmed a little more about the vehicle and dropped some hints about …

Autonomous Cars

Prologue: Audi’s new Rosetta Stone

Nowhere are looks as directly proportional to value as in Los Angeles, California. Fitting, then, that Audi chose to unveil its latest concept, the Prologue, among the palms, producers and plutocrats of the Hollywood Hills.<p>If nothing else, the Prologue is perhaps the most soberly named concept car …

Automotive Design

Could Apple Disrupt International Roaming?

International roaming as we know it is on the verge of becoming obsolete: the EU has proposed a single network for all European countries, T-Mobile …

Mobile

2015 Audi A3 1.8T

Sort of like a Mercedes CLA250, but better.<p>From the November 2014 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>So, you’ve survived your harebrained youth. It wasn’t easy, what with Woodstock ’94 and all. Now, settled into a bungalow in the ’burbs, you bid farewell to slammed hatchbacks, red brake calipers, and flagrant …

Audi

The 2016 Audi RS Q3 is Awesome, Even if We Won't Get It In the U.S.

Chances are, if you’re an enthusiast, then you weren’t—and still aren’t—exactly thrilled by the SUV movement. The vehicles’ taller seating position, higher center of gravity, and “soccer mom” connotation combine into one strong bucket of cold water for those who enjoy driving. Even so, there have …

Audi

2016 Audi A7

Beautiful and rewarding to drive as ever.<p>Audi has faced criticism about its cars all looking the same in different sizes, like <i>matryoshka</i>, thoseRussian nesting dolls. Consider the A7 a counterpoint. A large hatchback sedan based on the A6, it doesn't look like the A6 or even the not-for-the-U.S. A5 …

Audi

The Cheapest Days Of The Week To Fly

We've discussed when to book Thanksgiving travel, which destinations get more expensive as you procrastinate, and which US airports have the cheapest flights.<p>Now, another piece of the puzzle: CheapAir.com analyzed over 4 million domestic flights since the beginning of 2014 and found that the …

Flying

The 13 Greatest Destination Food Towns In America

Eating is probably the greatest excuse we've ever heard for planning a trip. But as a responsible foodie traveler, you want to make sure you're visiting a town with a local culture as rich as the jambalaya on the table.<p>We were thus ecstatic when Saveur released its annual Culinary Travel Awards, …

8 Tested Tips For Visiting Barcelona

Live Auto Mondial 2014 : Audi TT Sportback

Secret O’ahu: sights only the locals know about

Most people think of O’ahu strictly as a beach vacation interspersed with hiking and awash with cocktails. But what they don't realise is that there is a lot going on that has nothing to do with the island’s sandy beaches, flip-flopped feet, or the big, sugary, impossibly coloured drinks of …

Live Music

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11 Ways To Avoid Getting Ripped Off On Your Next Car Rental

Unfortunately, there's a bewildering array of rental companies, locations, cars, and optional features that can affect the price of a rental. As a result, the actual cost of a rental can end up much higher than advertised.<p>In response, some travelers have turned to the simplified user experience of …

Carsharing