woensdag 29 september 2021

In search of driving pleasure: quattro drive and suspension of the Audi e-tron

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In search of driving pleasure: quattro drive and suspension of the Audi e-tron
quattro and e-tron – that is the perfect combination for powerful performance and high efficiency. In the Audi e-tron , the brand with the four rings introduced a new generation of quattro drive in 2018: electric all-wheel drive. In conjunction with the versatile suspension, the low center of gravity and the powerful electric motors, the electric SUV offers optimum traction, outstanding dynamics...
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Powerhouses: five-cylinder engines at Audi
Audi presented the first five-cylinder gasoline engine 45 years ago in the second-generation Audi 100. Enhancements and new developments followed with turbocharging, exhaust gas purification and four-valve technology, rally engines, and five-cylinder diesel units. The 2.5 TFSI won the "International Engine of the Year" award nine times in a row. Today, the high-performance engine in the new Audi...
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Rally world champion Stig Blomqvist: "The RS e-tron GT gives off a quattro feeling through and through"
Both are top athletes: Sweden's Stig Blomqvist wrote rally history with the Audi Sport quattro S1 in the 1980s. It was an era that established the legend of what was then Audi's revolutionary drive concept. Lucas di Grassi was Audi's most successful driver in the history of the Formula E championship. The two exchanged cockpits in Sanremo. Blomqvist climbed into the Audi RS e-tron GT and di...
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2.5 TFSI: Audi's most powerful series five-cylinder
The five-cylinder engine has been an important component of Audi's brand DNA ever since the first one was introduced in 1976. Even today, its characteristic firing order and unique sound promise a highly emotional driving experience. Now, the newest variant is making fans' hearts pound and breaking new records. On the trail of a cult engine. read on
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40 years, 40 figures, 40 images: fascinating facts and tales about Audi's quattro technology
The quattro drive has been a technical core area and pillar of Audi for 40 years now. The great success story ranges from the manually lockable center differential in 1980 to the three electric motors that drive the new e-tron S models in Audi's e-tron product line. Four rings and four driven wheels, 40 figures from 40 years – a small collection of facts that not everybody 2020 knows. read on
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The legendary quattro: setting the pace in e-mobility as well
The quattro drive system is synonymous with dynamic handling, driving stability, traction, and safety, as well as technical expertise and top performance – in short, with "Vorsprung durch Technik." This is why Audi and quattro are mentioned in the same breath. The system that delivers power to all four wheels is a mainstay of the brand – from the original quattro released back in 1980 to the...
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ALL FOUR LOVE
There is no she or he, no male quattro costumers and female quattro customers. There are more than 11.5 million of them. But there is one quattro feeling: the fine tuning between technology and emotion. And that has stretched across four decades. A simple congratulations to the pioneers would therefore be insufficient. If that's not worth a declaration of love... Don't worry, we won't gush. The...
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International Audi eTwin Cup 2021: The winning team is from Switzerland
"Work together, win together": at the first international finals of the Audi eTwin Cup, 96 Audi service employees and technicians from 16 countries tested their abilities. In the end, the Swiss team prevailed. Horst Hanschur, head of Retail Business Development and Customer Services at AUDI AG, handed over the cup to the winning team. read on
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