Efficiency and everyday usability: The latest Audi TFSI e plug-in hybrid range
Audi is continuing to broaden its electrification offering with the new A3, Q3, Q7 & Q8 TFSI e models. These models will form Audi’s new plug-in hybrid range alongside the Q5 TFSI e which launched in New Zealand earlier this year. Featuring Audi’s new hybrid management system, it provides drivers with a confident electric driving experience, simple charging management, and a high level of everyday usability.
Expressive design and new lighting technology The upgraded Audi Q8
Audi is updating the flagship of the Q family with an upgraded design and new technology. For the first time, the Audi Q8 will be sporting headlights that feature digital daytime running lights and selectable light signatures. Digital OLED rear lights with four selectable rear light designs complete the expanded light offering. New wheels, colours, decorative inlays, and seats with contrast stitching highlight the car’s top position among the Q models.
“Like a tailor-made suit”: What makes the decals for the Audi Q6 e-tron prototype unique
Each design is one of a kind: Since unveiling the Audi e-tron in 2018, the brand with the four rings has been fitting prototypes and one-off models with individual decals – most recently the S1 Hoonitron and the Formula 1 show car.
Celebrating 10 years since the launch of the first RS Q3 with an Exclusive Anniversary Package: The Audi RS Q3 edition 10 years
Audi is celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Audi RS Q3 with a sporty special edition: the RS Q3 edition 10 years. This car is limited to 555 units worldwide and is available for the RS Q3 and RS Q3 Sportback.
As the fourth model in the series, the Audi activesphere concept marks the conclusion of Audi’s sphere concept vehicles. Following on from the Audi skysphere roadster in 2021, and both the Audi grandsphere sedan, and the Audi urbansphere space concept in April 2022, a four-door crossover coupé with an astonishingly versatile body design is now making its debut.
Audi and The Curve launch a financial savings tool to help New Zealand women get ahead
Audi New Zealand and The Curve, an investment education platform for women, have today unveiled a free online savings calculator to simplify saving and help women get ahead by reaching their financial goals.
Dynamic power meets expressive design: The Audi RS 6 Avant performance
More powerful and faster than any RS 6 to date: the new Audi RS 6 Avant performance is bursting with extras that sharpen the model’s appearance and make for a more emotive driving experience. The potent 4.0-liter V8 biturbo TFSI engine now has an engine power of 463 kW and a maximum torque of 850 Nm.
Electric all-rounder in a compact form: the Audi Q4 e-tron and the Q4 e-tron Sportback
Versatile all-rounders for everyday use that transfer the progressive design of the concept cars into series production, that can be driven without any CO₂ emissions. The Audi Q4 e-tron and the Q4 e-tron Sportback are the first compact electric SUVs from the brand with four rings. Both impress with a new spacious dimension in the interior and pioneering solutions when it comes to operation, display, and assist systems.
Audi stands for Vorsprung durch Technik, for innovative mobility. A promise that the four rings aim to reflect through a progressive design. In this interview, designer André Georgi and brand strategist, Frederik Kalisch explain what it means for Audi now that its cars bear new rings.
The new Audi Q8 e-tron: Improved efficiency, range, and design
With the introduction of the new Audi Q8 e-tron, Audi is building on the success story of its electric pioneer, the Audi e-tron. This top-of-the-line electric SUV will impress with its optimised drive concept, improved aerodynamics, increased charging performance, battery capacity, and range of up to 582 km* in the SUV version and up to 513 km* in the Sportback version.
Audi New Zealand reveals its electrified line up for 2023
In 2023, Audi New Zealand has confirmed it will rapidly expand its range of plug-in hybrid models alongside the highly anticipated, fully electric Q4 e-tron. A selection of pre-production models are now available for customers to view and test drive for a limited time across each Audi dealership nationwide.
Audi ice experience starts today with a sold-out experience at the Southern Hemisphere Proving Grounds in the Cardrona Valley. The brand’s signature event delivers a luxury experience with an unrivalled driving challenge in some of Audi’s most exciting performance cars, including the fully electric RS e-tron GT.
“Audi Excellence is about far more than just sales,” said Dean Sheed, General Manager, Audi New Zealand. “Our program rewards those that deliver outstanding results across the metrics that we apply to customer service.
“It is critically important that our customers are treated with the utmost care, and the challenges of 2021 provided an opportunity for our dealers and staff to really follow through on that focus.”
The Audi Q4 e-tron is the first all-electric SUV for Audi in the compact-car segment. It combines pioneering design, cutting-edge display technology and an impressive amount of space for a smaller car in the Q range.
“Scrap Girl Cars” launches on the 2nd of June, asking Kiwis to reflect on the fact that toy cars for girls are often pink “fantasy cars”, coated in stereotypical floral or glittery designs, instead of realistic dream cars they could actually drive in the future.
Visitors to the activation will be invited to use black markers to write gender positive messages on an actual Audi RS e-tron GT, Audi’s very first fully electric high performance car, turning the car from stereotypical pink to black, over a four week period.
Systematically designed from the inside out, Audi has unveiled plans for the Audi urbansphere concept car. Designers and engineers initially created the Audi urbansphere for use in traffic-dense Chinese megacities, although the concept is also suitable for any other metropolitan center in the world. In these urban areas, where personal space is in particularly short supply, the concept car offers the largest interior space of any Audi to date. It intelligently coordinates this with technologies and digital services that appeal to all the senses and offer a whole new level of experience.
Four rings on top of the world: Audi e-tron GT wins at the 2022 World Car Awards
The Audi e-tron GT quattro* is a big winner at this year’s World Car Awards, which have been presented for the 18th time in New York. Nominated in the categories World Electric Vehicle of the Year, World Performance Car, and World Car Design of the Year, the e-tron GT quattro* took home the title of World Performance Car at the world’s biggest and most prestigious new car awards ceremony, dubbed the “Oscars of the automotive world.” More than 100 auto journalists from around the world thoroughly tested the cars that qualified and then voted on them for the 2022 honors.
Audi A6 e-tron concept, the second: as part of its 2022 Annual Media Conference, Audi is presenting the next model in its future electrically powered A6 Luxury Class: the Avant. The company with the four rings introduced the Audi A6 Sportback with an electric drive system almost a year ago at the Shanghai Auto Show in April 2021. The production-oriented A6 Avant e-tron concept car now illustrates the synthesis of pioneering drive technology and Audi’s traditional design world: the Avant.
Audi RS e-tron GT delivered to dealership in New Zealand first: via the first fully electric transporter, the “eCanter”
Audi took another major step forward on its path to a more sustainable future this week with an EV first for the Southern Hemisphere. The fully electric Audi RS e-tron GT was delivered to an Audi dealership by New Zealand’s first full electric car transporter, the “eCanter”.
Inspirational performance in the luxury class: the enhanced Audi S8
The Audi S8 TFSI quattro is coming to New Zealand as Audi’s top end sporty luxury model. With sharpened design, particularly in the front and rear, and innovative technologies, Audi is ensuring the increased presence and sporty elegance of the high-performance S8.
Fully electric performance SUV, e-tron S Sportback arrives in New Zealand
Audi has released the all-new Audi e-tron S Sportback, giving the popular electric SUV the sporty edge New Zealanders know and love. The high performance quattro model is available now in dealerships across the country.