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  • VIDEO: Audi R8 2019 review - has the update ruined it? 20 Sep 2019 (News)
    The 2019 Audi R8 is more powerful and looks a bit different...and it also has stiffer suspension. Ouch.  Click play below to watch Mark's video review 
  • VIDEO: Audi e-tron review - electrifying enough? 1 Aug 2019 (News)
    The new Audi e-tron is an astonishing feat of engineering - refined, spacious, high quality, quick and, of course, zero tailpipe emissions. It might just be missing a bit of excitement though. Click play below to watch Mark's video. 
  • VIDEO: Audi Q5 E hybrid - the best Q5 doesn't make much sense 21 Oct 2019 (News)
    The Audi Q5 E Hybrid is brilliant in many ways - in fact, its combination of refinement, speed and (occasionally) amazing fuel economy make it the best of the bunch. However, few will be able to justify the real world costs.  Click play below to watch Mark's video review 
  • Audi A1 Citycarver revealed: posh hatch gets rugged 29 Jul 2019 (News)
    Following the lead of the Ford Fiesta Active and Rover Streetwise, Audi's launched a jacked-up version of the A1 Sportback - expected to be priced from around £23,000 when orders open in August
  • Audi Cures 1.5TSI Hesitation with 48v Mild Hybrid Drivetrain 30 Aug 2019 (News)
    Audi's 48v Mild Hybrid drivetrain in the Q3 Sportback 35 TSI S tronic has overcome the hesitation and 'kangarooing' effect caused by cylinder-on-demand and coasting engine stop. This system uses a belt-driven alternator/starter motor to seamlessly add 50Nm torque, filling the gaps drivers
  • Auction Results: Barons 9 Oct 2019 (News)
    Daimler DS420 Landaulette £3,960 Ford Transit MKI £3,520 Audi 80 Convertible £3,080 Mercedes W124 E220 Coupe £2,860 BMW 318i
  • September 2019 recall check: Airbag danger forces Honda to recall 122,000 cars 18 Sep 2019 (News)
    valve cleaned or replaced.  A software problem has prompted Audi to recall 45,000 Q3 vehicles. A failure of the front LED turn signal may not always be detected and Audi needs to install a software update for the on-board supply control unit.  Citroen and Peugeot has also
  • Anniversaries galore at NEC classic motor show 25 Jul 2019 (News)
    of their own and you can be sure they will be ready to celebrate in style. It is 20 years since the Maestro & Montego Owners' Club was formed plus 35 years of the Montego itself. The Naylor Car Club has reached its silver jubilee, the Middlebridge Enthusiasts' Scimitar Set is 30 years old, while Audi
  • Honest John's Motoring Agony Column 14-09-2019 Part 2 12 Sep 2019 (News)
    the VW Golf GTE PHEV is approved to tow 1,500kg and the Audi A3 e-tron PHEV to tow 1,600kg. Among self-charging hybrids, the Lexus RX450h can pull 2,000kg
  • Revealed: the premium cars you can buy for Ford Focus money 5 Sep 2019 (News)
    of the Volvo V90 R-Design - one of our favourite premium estate cars - for as little as £26,695, representing a saving or more than £16,000 over the list price. An Audi A6 can be picked up for £25,990, meanwhile - a saving of around £12,500. If you'd prefer a smaller executive
  • Modern classics set for inaugural Bonhams MPH sale 23 Aug 2019 (News)
    been recently recommissioned but sat in storage for the most of the past decade. It carries an estimate of £40,000-£50,000. There is also a 2016 Audi RS6 RFSi V8 Quattro Avant (estimate £40,000-£50,000
  • Motability One Big Day Comes to Yorkshire on Saturday 10th August 6 Aug 2019 (News)
    . Visitors can explore a showcase of over 100 vehicles from leading manufacturers including Ford, Audi and Hyundai, plus, Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles (WAVs) and a range of vehicle adaptations, powered wheelchairs and scooters. One Big Day provides a unique opportunity to test drive a variety
  • Honest John's Motoring Agony Column 17-08-2019 16 Aug 2019 (News)
    . Lights, camera, action I have a September 2015 Audi Q7, warranty expired Sept 2018. In December 2018 I started getting warning messages that there was a ‘Pre-Sense’ fault, which I reported to the Audi dealer where the car is serviced. They suggested running diagnostics
  • Modern classics in demand as Nineties Escort Cosworth sells for £49.5k 27 Sep 2019 (News)
    fitting a new cambelt, while the car came with its original books and a full history file. Also making strong money at the sale was a 2016 Audi A4 RS6 TFSI V8 Quattro which achieved £38,250 and a 2006 Renault Clio V6 255 Sport, which found a new owner for the sum of £37,125
  • Honest John's Motoring Agony Column 21-09-2019 Part 1 19 Sep 2019 (News)
    that needs to be re-coded, but, although Porsche, BMW and Audi release the codes, MB does not. They could fit a new module, which the MB franchise would supply, but still not be able to code it. My nearest official dealer is over 25 miles away and is inconvenient to get to. What can be done
  • Honest John's Motoring Agony Column 07-09-2019 Part 1 5 Sep 2019 (News)
    speeds due to the higher engine revs. If I get stuck in slow moving traffic the economy of the cars I am driving improves. It's better at an average of 50 than at an average of 70.    Cracks appearing I read the email about tyre depth with interest as in 2008, my Audi A4
  • Honest John's Motoring Agony Column 10-08-2019 Part 2 8 Aug 2019 (News)
    there is no point in trying to put you off Skoda Octavia 1.6TDI DSGs. A VW Golf is the same thing, but more expensive. A SEAT Leon is the same (and much better looking) for about the same price. But this whole generation of Golfs, Leons, Octavias and Audi A3s will be replaced with the next generation over 2019/2020
  • Honest John's Motoring Agony Column 19-10-2019 Part 1 17 Oct 2019 (News)
    48-volt mild hybrid systems coupled with the 1.5TSI and DQ381 S-tronic DCT in the new Audi Q3 35TSI Spaceback: /road-tests/audi/audi-q3-sportback-2019-road-test
  • Honest John's Motoring Agony Column 19-10-2019 Part 2 17 Oct 2019 (News)
    Scirocco 1.4TSI, which has been our best ever car, with its looks, roadholding, and lively performance. But it’s been discontinued. We were thinking of replacing it with an Audi Sportback 1.5TSI. My wife wants automatic, I would prefer manual. Would this model be a good choice, and what version
  • Honest John's Motoring Agony Column 31-08-2019 30 Aug 2019 (News)
    ? IT, Guildford What I'd do is get the car out of this VW dealer and into an independent VW specialist who should be able to source a used transmission from a crashed VW or SEAT or Audi or Skoda with the same powertrain. You’re in the GU15 area. Try
 

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