Audi A3 News

Detroit Show: 2010 A3 TDI Confirmed
Detroit Show: 2010 A3 TDI Confirmed

Although the A3 TDI's arrival to the U.S. market has been pretty much confirmed for months, Audi made it formal in its press conference at the North American International Auto Show. At a Detroit auto show where the dominant theme so far is fuel consumption, it’s appropriate. TheCarConnection.com...Read More»

Audi Mileage Marathon
Audi Diesels Top Expectations in Cross-Country Marathon

Last week TheCarConnection.com brought you an update from Audi’s Mileage Marathon, a 4,800-mile tour with a fleet of clean-diesel TDI diesel vehicles. On the first day alone, a Q7 achieved 31.8 mpg on the New York-to-Washington leg--including battling Manhattan stop-and-go traffice. For the same...Read More»

2009 Audi A3
2009 Audi A3: More Quattro, Magnetic Ride

Audi massages and tweaks its A3 for the 2009 model year with a wider application of all-wheel drive and an available adaptive suspension. On the mechanical front, quattro all-wheel drive, previously available only with the uplevel 3.2 liter FSI V-6, is now available with the base 2.0T engine with...Read More»

2008 Audi A3 TDI Clubsport Concept
Audi A3 Gets the Clubsport Treatment

Audi's shown us a Clubsport concept spun off the TT, but now it's time for the A3 to get some love--the diesel A3, that is. This Audi A3 TDI Clubsport quattro concept starts with the 2.0-liter turbodiesel that's heading for U.S. customers in various Volkswagen and Audi models. In this form, it...Read More»

2015 Audi A3 4-door Sedan FWD 1.8T Prestige Audio System
Audi's Bizarre A3 Launch

Audi of America is in the midst of a most unusual marketing campaign for the launch of its A3 model that bends the standards of so-called viral marketing and carries the hope of company executives that the car will generate so much demand that sales incentives won't be needed. Here is how the Audi...Read More»