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Category Archives: Audi

1970 – 1976 Audi 100 Coupe S: Audi’s First Foray Into Sporting Style


The late 1960s to early ’70s was a great period for grand touring coupes. Many of my favorite cars come from this era. They include exotics like the Fiat 130 Coupe and Iso … Continue reading

July 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

2014 – 2015 Audi A3: The Fruit at the Bottom?


The compact luxury segment is really heating up in the United States. After years of seeing small cars as penalty boxes, American’s are slowly changing their perceptions about small cars. … Continue reading

September 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

What Is Luxury?


Most dictionaries would define the term luxury car as a “marketing term for a vehicle that provides luxury — pleasant or desirable features beyond strict necessity — at increased expense”. … Continue reading

March 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

2009-2012 Audi A5 Sportback: Split Personality By Design


Any petrohead who happens to be American is quite familiar with the term forbidden fruit where European cars are concerned. You might think expensive Ferrari’s or Lamborghini’s as unattainable, but there are plenty of … Continue reading

September 11, 2011 · Leave a comment

2006-2011 Audi TTS: Nearly As Good As the Leading National Brand


If you’re like me, you might try saving money in the supermarket by buying store brands vs. their national counterparts. In many ways car companies offer the same concept. Beyond … Continue reading

August 7, 2011 · Leave a comment

1980-1985 Audi 5000s: The Shape of Things To Come


Most people will remember the 5000 for the unintended acceleration debacle when in actuality, it was one of the most forward looking cars of the 80’s.

September 25, 2010 · Leave a comment

2007-2012 Audi S5: Bringing back the Big Coupe


You’d be forgiven if you mistaken a S5 coupe for a BMW. The two look similar in that they are both expressively design German coupes that seem to follow a similar aesthetic – with two … Continue reading

January 27, 2010 · Leave a comment

1980-1987 Audi 4000S/CS


The Audi 4000 was a sporty fwd compact car introduced in 1980 as a replacement for the Audi Fox. Up until this time many Audi products were mechanically indistinguishable from Volkswagens, … Continue reading

November 5, 2009 · Leave a comment

Audi TT


The TT was one of those rare cars that caused a small sensation in the automotive and design worlds, not just because it’s name inspired giggles from kids. Fresh from … Continue reading

October 1, 2009 · Leave a comment