Posts by this Author: Van Bohn

See the Audi R8 Spyder in "The Wolverine"

Hugh Jackman might be the star, but the Audi R8 Spyder definitely makes an impact in this summer's blockbuster action movie, "The Wolverine."

Watch Hugh Jackman drive up the red carpet in a hot white Audi R8 Spyder at the London premiere of "The Wolverine."  In the YouTube clip, Hugh Jackman says, "I came here tonight in the Audi R8. That's about the coolest way you can arrive at a premiere."

"The Wolverine…

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Audi allroad Wins in J.D. Power 2013 APEAL Study of Automotive Performance and Design Ratings

This week, J.D. Power released the results of its 2013 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution And Layout (APEAL) Study.

The APEAL study examines what consumers like about their new vehicles in the 90 day window of new car ownership, focusing on the "things gone right" with the new car purchase. The APEAL study is based on eight categories of vehicle performance and design: styling/exterior; engine/transmission; ride, handling and braking; comfort/convenience; cockpit…
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Audi Builds 3 Millionth A3

In July, Audi celebrated an important milestone in the history of the A3, producing its 3 millionth A3 sedan. The Audi A3 has been in production for 17 years, with three model generations during that time.

"The Audi A3 will set the new benchmark among entry-level luxury sedans," said Scott Keogh, President, Audi of America. "This A3 line-up redefines the standards of its class in dynamics, efficiency, technology, craftsmanship and performance."

With the 2015 Audi…
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Dare to Compare: MotorTrend Tests the 2013 Audi S4 Against BMW, Cadillac, Lexus, and Volvo

In the September 2013 issue of MotorTrend, the car enthusiast magazine put luxury sport sedans to the test.  MotorTrend compared the 2013 Audi S4 against its biggest luxury car competitors, including the 2013 BMW 335i xDrive, the 2013 Cadillac ATS4 3.6, the 2014 Lexus IS 350 AWD, and the 2013 Volvo S60 T6. How did the 2013 Audi S4 stack up against its competitors in the MotorTrend test?

The Audi and the BMW sedans were a dead match, hitting 0-60 in 4.4 seconds, completing a quarter mile in 13 seconds, and braking 0-60 in 107 and 108 feet…

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Audi Announces 2014 Audi TDI Clean Diesel Lineup With EPA Fuel Economy Estimates

This week, Audi USA announced the launch of the 2014 Audi TDI Clean Diesel lineup, with EPA fuel economy estimates.

For 2014, Audi has expanded the TDI lineup of Audi cars and SUVs, with the newly-introduced Audi A8 L TDI joining the existing Audi A6, Audi A7, Audi Q5 TDI, and highly successful Audi Q7 TDI models.

EPA estimated fuel economy figures for the new 2014 Audi TDI clean diesel introductions are as follows:

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How Do I Set Up My Audi Connect?

Audi connect with Google Earth is your guide to places of interest, travel information, weather reports and fuel prices. Drivers can use Audi connect with Google Local Search to find your destinations using voice or text search, and get Google Earth 3D satellite imagery of your destination and navigation route. You can even send destinations from Audi connect on your desktop straight to your Audi car or SUV. Using voice control, the touchpad or the…

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Audi R8 at the New Orleans Food & Wine Experience Royal Street Stroll 2013

New Orleans Audi is proud to sponsor the New Orleans Food & Wine Experience, a celebration of New Orleans cuisine that has raised more than $1 million for non-profit organizations in the New Orleans area.  The annual event showcases local food and chefs, and national and international wines.

This year, in an effort to fight hunger and support culinary education, the New Orleans Food & Wine Experience 2013 beneficiaries will share 100% of the proceeds.
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New Orleans Audi Hosts Audi Quattro Cup 2013 at TPC Louisiana

On May 9, New Orleans Audi hosted the 2013 Audi quattro Cup golf tournament at TPC Louisiana in Laplace.  Along with the fierce competition on the golf course, New Orleans Audi showcased the current lineup of Audi models with the unveiling of the A8, A7, A6 and Q5 TDI clean diesel models.

The Audi quattro Cup Golf Tournament Series, established in 1991, now includes Audi dealers from 52 different countries worldwide, who host over 95…
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