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  Audi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Audi TT The first Audi of the modern era was the Audi 100 of 1968.
By 1991, Audi had the 4 cylinder Audi 80, the 5 cylinder Audi 90 and Audi 100, the turbocharged Audi 200 and the Audi V8.
Audi has now introduced FSI on some of their engines, including the 1.6 L 4 cylinder, a new 2.0 L (Audi was the first manufacturer in the world to utilize a turbo charger and FSI on the same powerplant), and the 3.1 L V6.
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 Encyclopedia: Audi A4   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Audi is a luxury automobile maker in Germany, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group.
Audi 100 Avant 1994 The Audi 100 was a mid-sized automobile from Audi that was made between 1968 and 1994.
Audi is claiming to have set a new benchmark in the premium segment of mid-size cars with the new generation of its A4, unveiled in Europe.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Audi-A4   (469 words)

 Audi4U - Audi A8   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Since the first generation of the Audi A8 made its first appearance in 1994, the principle of aluminium body construction has established itself as the synonym for a responsible form of mobility in the luxury car class.
With the evolution of the intelligent ASF concept Audi has proved once again that generously dimensioned and luxuriously equipped saloons in the premium class do not have to be heavier than cars at the top end of the mid-size class.
Transverse extrusions in the floor, which serve as mountings for the seats, and the seat itself reinforced with cross-bracing ensure that survival space is preserved in the event of a pole impact.
www.audiforum.nl /Models/newA8/2003_audia8_2.html   (2440 words)

 Audi A4 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Audi debuted the model in 1995 as a 1996 model on Volkswagen's B5 platform, which it shared with the fifth generation Passat.
Audi also debuted their new Tiptronic transmission on the B5 platform, based on the unit Porsche developed for their 964-generation 911.
Audi refreshed the model for 1999, replacing the aging 12-valve V6 with a new 2.8 litre unit sporting 5 valves per cylinder, helping bring output to 190 Horsepower from the old engine's 175.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Audi_A4   (573 words)

 Audi Club North America: PCC: Audi History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Audi 50 was also offered with a 2-door limousine body, but was sold as the VW Derby.
Audi 100 had compression ratio 9.1, SOLEX 35 PDSIT-5 carburetor and output 80 hp/5000 rpm.
Audi 100LS had compression ratio 10.2, SOLEX 32 TDID carburetor and output 100 hp/5500 rpm.
www.quattroclubusa.org /chapters/potomac/tech/history.html   (982 words)

 * Audi 100 - (Car): Definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Image credits: Audi AG The Audi 100 Coupe S was the coupe model of the 1970s Audi 100 model.
The Audi 50 was the last in the 'building block' series that included Audi models 80 and 100...
Audi has been a styling leader for nearly two decades, whether or not anyone wishes to acknowledge that.
www.bestknows.com /car/audi_100.html   (233 words)

 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
On August 30 1974, the Audi 50 was launched, a three-door hatchback designed and developed by Audi engineers at the firm's headquarters at Ingolstadt.
Audi 50 was forerunner of the VW Polo and was launched in 1974.
In 1978, the 50 was discontinued from the Audi range, the Polo being left to carry the mantle as the smallest Volkswagen Group passenger car.
www.geeforty.freeserve.co.uk /history/audi50.htm   (830 words)

 Welcome to Audi 4U.net - Audi RS6   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Audi Pikes Peak quattro is notable for the manner in which it combines the sheer power of the legendary Audi quattro and an advanced design concept that brings together elements from widely varying types of automobile.
Evidence of the dynamic properties of the Audi Pikes Peak quattro is provided by the massive wheels with 5-arm double spokes (from the outside, these have the appearance of two star-pattern wheels one behind the other) and the tires with a specially developed tread pattern.
The concept chosen for the Audi Pikes Peak quattro unites the most varied demands that can be made of an automobile: it is a sedan with abundant sporty style, suitable for serious travel purposes, it is powerful off-road transport and it is a stimulating leisure vehicle with a versatile interior layout for passengers and loads.
www.audiforum.nl /Models/concept/pikes_peak/pikes_peak.html   (2686 words)

 Audi Q5 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Audi Q5 is a crossover SUV based on Audi's A4 sedan.
It will be offered for sale about 2008.
It will be the second Audi model in the "Q" range, after the Q7, and will compete with the BMW X3 and Mercedes-Benz MLK-Class.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Audi_Q5   (93 words)

 South Africa's New & Used Car Search - AutoWorld   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Audi Terra Nova Awards were created in 1994 to honour individuals who are environmental champions in their own right - unsung heroes and heroines for conservation in the broadest sense.
The Audi Terra Nova Award was established in 1994, its objective being to discover and encourage the many unsung, dedicated heroes who are quietly working, often against overwhelming odds, to save the earth from the ravages of the 21st century.
Audi Terra Nova Award winners are people with their feet firmly on the ground, have devoted their lives to bringing about tangible change, and have truly made the world a better place.
www.autoworld.co.za /autonews/viewart.asp?id=129   (1658 words)

 Audi History
The story of the modern-day Audi began, however, in 1965, when the brand name was re-born with the introduction of a new compact sedan, based largely on the DKW F102, but marking the end of the two-stroke era.
The Audi 80 was produced as a two- or four-door sedan, while the Passat came as a three- or five-door "Combi Coupé" and a 5-door station wagon (Variant).
The Audi 80 quattro came with 5-cylinder engines and was optically different from its other family members by the headlight setup with separate low and high beam reflectors and indicators in the front bumper.
www.arch.kth.se /~a98_don/ahistory.html   (2589 words)

 Audi New Zealand > Company
The Audi 100 quickly became a bestseller and formed the basis for a new Audi model series that ensured the future independence of the Audi brand.
September 1974 saw the launch of the Audi 50, the smallest car in the Audi model range and Audi's answer to the energy crisis of the early 1970s.
Six months after the appearance of the Audi 50, this model was also launched on the market as the VW Polo.
www.audi.co.nz /company/history/chr_1960.asp   (501 words)

Founded by the creator of Horch cars, August Horch, at Zwickau in East Germany, Audi became part of the Auto-Union in 1932, was nationalized in 1945, and became defunct until 1965, when the name "Audi" was resumed at the "new" Auto-Union works at Ingolstadt in Western Germany.
Audi joined Wanderer, DKW and Horch in the newly formed Auto Union in 1932, and the 1933 built front-engined 1963cc Audi got a Wanderer six-cylinder ohc engine.
The new range consisted of cars from 1496cc to 1871cc and, with the Audi 50 of 1974, also 1093cc and 1272cc cars of first-class design and workmanship.
www.vea.qc.ca /vea/marques1/audi.htm   (328 words)

 VW Polo: Just the facts...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The VW Polo is a compact car (4-wheeled motor vehicle; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine) manufactured by Volkswagen (additional info and facts about Volkswagen), sold mainly in Europe (The 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles).
Introduced in 1975 it was manufactured at the VW plant in Wolfsburg (additional info and facts about Wolfsburg) and sold as both the Polo and as the Audi 50.
A revised model version was introduced in 1981, the major change being the introduction of a station wagon (A car that has a long body and rear door with space behind rear seat) body (curiously referred to by VW as a hatchback), whilst the version that actually looked like a hatchback was called a coupé.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/v/vw/vw_polo1.htm   (448 words)

 Audi Cars
Audi NSU were quick to unveil an entirely new car, the Audi 80 which was developed by chief design engineer, Ludwig Kraus.
The Audi vision of the car for the Year 2000 was a full sized deluxe saloon, with lower requirements for fuel and raw materials, as well as greater safety, operating economy and practical value.
Audi was the first German manufacturer to receive a general operating permit for cars with catalytic converter technology.
www.ukcar.com /history/audi   (3604 words)

 Audi World Site > Company > AUDI AG has built more than 15 million
Audi models
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Within the colourful history of AUDI AG, the period from 1964 to 1966 is one of the most significant.
The attractive Audi A3 created a stir in the compact class and the Audi TT revolutionised the lifestyle segment with its Coupé and Roadster versions.
Audi started the new millennium on a dynamic note, pointing the way forward with the Audi A4 Cabriolet, the allroad quattro, the Audi RS4 and the Audi RS6.
www.audi.com /audi/com/en1/company/news/press_releases/audi_ag_has_built.html   (464 words)

 History Audi
Audi's history dates back over 100 years; and this fascinating book illustrates the story with rare photographs from the author's own collection and from the Audi archive in Germany.
Audi built its first car in 1909 and joined with Horch, Wanderer and DKW to form Auto Union who was responsible for the grand prix cars.
The Audi models in the years 1965-1975 were a common sight in the streets of Europe.
www.asnbooks.com /ShopASN_ENGELS/Automobiles_by_makeAudiHistory_Audi.html   (954 words)

 50,000th Audi A6 customer from China visits Audi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Photos & Text courtesy of Audi AG The Chinese version of the Audi A6 appeared on the market around two years ago, and the 50,000th specimen of this model has already been sold.
In addition to the Audi A6, which is built in China, almost the entire range of models built in Germany is exported to China.
The Audi A8 is the most popular imported model, with a share of 41 percent.
www.audiworld.com /news/02/china/content.shtml   (372 words)

 Audi 50   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The author himself is developing an interesting project in the form of an Audi 50 "GT".
The Interessengemeinschaft Typ 86 is a group of German enthusiasts caring for the Audi 50 and its sister cars the VW Polo and Derby.
The guys behind KWL Motorsport racing and tuning parts race Audi 50 and other youngtimers in the ADAC Youngtimer-Trophy cup.
www.arch.kth.se /~a98_don/audi50links.html   (94 words)

 IMCDb.org: Audi in movies and TV series
Audi 100 in Un homme et une femme, 20 ans déjà (A man and a woman: 20 years later), 1986
Audi 100 in Brigada (Law of the Lawless), 2002
Audi 50 (1975) in Mannen på taket (The Man on the Roof), 1976
imcdb.org /vehicles_make-Audi.html?PHPSESSID=bd2236143713593e4858813...   (320 words)

 Bertone Group - Web Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The front and rear plastic shields with a double styling and protection function was also offered by Berone to Audi in the prototype of the 50 model, already defined in general line terms in readinessof thre car launch onto the market that was scheduled for september 1974.
Built on the unfied platform of the future Volkswagen polo and with a wheelbase of 2335 mm, the Audi 50 also ad the engine-transmission group (front wheel drive, four-cylinder 1093 cc engine, 50hp at 5800 rpm) of the small VW.
Without all those reiterative graphics, the Audi 50 went into production and continued to be manufacted until 1978.
www.bertone.it /en/scheda_70_audi_50_en.htm   (105 words)

 Re: Was the Audi 50 ever sold in Canada?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
To my knowledge, the Audi 50 was never sold outside Europe.
As it wasn't a huge success here in the first place (the 99% identical but cheaper Polo outsold it by about 100 to 1) I'd guess you'll have a hard time finding one...
You'll find that some mechanical parts of the base-spec VW Golf of the same era will fit the Polo/Audi 50, but I guess not a lot of Scirocco parts will fit.
www.audifans.com /archives/1997/12/msg02423.html   (366 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
By all normal standards, the gestation of the Audi quattro, for all its pioneering technical sophistication, was almost indecently short.
Audi, in contrast, did choose to stick with a simple route - and all their future work was based on a light military four-wheel-drive vehicle built by VW and known as the Iltis.
Dr Naumann isn't about to say that the car was ever less than predictable for a competent driver, but Audi were always aware of the possible drawbacks of encouraging a average driver to explore the effects on handling of the original manually selected diff locks.
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 Audi UK : Experience : Motorsport : Other Events   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Audi was to the fore when six World Champions including Britain’s Nigel Mansell returned to the racetrack last weekend (16 July) for a DTM “Legends Shoot-out” in aid of charity.
The Audi TT set the fastest time in all three sessions with Fittipaldi (50.493secs) and Cecotto (50.596secs) joining Prost at the top of the time sheets.
The event was expected to raise over £350,000 for various charity organisations and was decided on aggregated times.
www.audi.co.uk /experience/motorsport/othereventsarticle.jsp?id=14836   (325 words)

 LE MANS news - The Audi R8 - 50 not out.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Audi R8 continues to write motorsport history after the most successful Le Mans prototype of all time celebrated its 50th victory in the 1000km of Spa-Francorchamps.
Victory for Audi Sport UK team Veloqx drivers Jamie Davies and Johnny Herbert sees the R8 reach the milestone over a mere four year period and in only 60 races.
The R8 was the first Le Mans prototype with a pneumatic gear-shift, while Audi developed a unique system that allowed the complete gearbox and suspension unit to be changed in a little over four minutes — something the regulations have forbidden in the meantime.
www.crash.net /uk/en/feature_view.asp?cid=28&fid=5887   (578 words)

 :: IMSA - International Motor Sports Association ::
Audi and Porsche Parade Lap Driver's Safety Meeting (mandatory for all participating Audis and Porsches) (Porsche Corral Hospitality Tent).
Audi and Porsche Parade Lap(s) with professional photographic coverage.
Audi Parade lap registration begins at 8:00 a.m., Sunday in the Porsche Corral Hospitality Tent.
www.imsaracing.net /imsaNS.cfm?h=/2005/cc/mosport/audicorralheader.htm&p=/2005/cc/mosport/audicorralschedule.htm   (231 words)

 Audi World Site > Company > Chronicle 1960-1974   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The NSU caused a major sensation, but was unable to help the Wankel principle make the breakthrough hoped for.
This model, developed by technical director Dr. Ludwig Kraus, took Audi into the competitive market segment of the upper mid-size class for the first time.
In the summer of 1972, the chairman of technical engineering Dr. Ludwig Kraus presented the Audi 80, the continuation of the model policy started with the Audi 100.
www.audi.com /audi/com/en1/company/history/chronicle/chronicle_1960-1974.html   (511 words)

 Audi UK : Press Centre : Press Release   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The distinctive Audi TT sports car is to gain a collection of new optional extras for both Coupé and Roadster quattro models as part of a new bespoke option programme which will soon be offered throughout the Audi range.
Devised by quattro GmbH, the wholly-owned Audi subsidiary responsible for special styling, accessory and engineering projects, the programme is to be piloted by a selection of Audi Centres nationwide, and is expected to be implemented across the network by the end of the year.
In the year 2000 the company sold more than 50,000 Audi models, bringing in sales revenues of DM 39 billion.
www.audi.co.uk /company/pressrelease.jsp?id=660&backPage=pressarchive   (295 words)

 The 2006 Audi A6   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Almost entirely constructed of aluminum, the extremely compact and remarkably light 4.2 V8 packs quite a punch: 335 hp and 310 lb-ft of peak torque.
Your Audi may be closer than you think.
Be the first to learn about outstanding offers from Audi of America.
www.audiusa.com /model_home/0,,bodyStyleId-4,00.html?bodystyle=a6sedan   (94 words)

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