2013 Lexus GS vs Audi A7 Sportback

2013 Lexus GS vs Audi A7 Sportback

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26 Mar 2012
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Road and Track has tested two of the latest models that “try to create new standards and push mid-size sporting luxury to new heights” : the 2013 Lexus GS 350 sedan and the Audi A7 Sportback.

Even though the A7 may not be your conventional sedan, considering it combines saloon and hatchback elements into something that is marketed as a four-door coupe, the journalists from Road and Track say the two models are quite close to eachother, and you’ll have to follow the jump and hit play to see why.

2012 Audi A1 Sportback S Line

2012 Audi A1 Sportback S Line

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22 Nov 2011
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Audi announced that its A1 family will become larger, as a new model which hopes to build on the success of the 3-door version, will enter the market in 2012.

We’re talking about the five-door version Audi A1 called the Sportback, which measures 3,95 mm in length and which is 6 mm both longer and wider than the three-door variant, in order to perfectly accommodate the new set of doors and two also add a little extra space for passengers at the back.

MTM Audi RS3 Sportback

MTM Audi RS3 Sportback

Custom Cars
06 Oct 2011
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Ingolstadt-based small-volume manufacturer, MTM has prepared a power upgrade program for the Audi RSE Sportback 2.5 TFSI.

The car’s new output level is 472 HP (a 132 HP increase over the stock version) and around 600 Nm of torque, which resulted from the addition of a few modified components such as a new turbocharger and new spark plugs.

ABT Audi RS3 Sportback

ABT Audi RS3 Sportback

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02 Sep 2011
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There’s no such thing as enough power, especially for tuners who always consider increasing the output on models who are already very capable in terms of performance even as standard.

This also goes true for engineers working at ABT Sportsline who prepared two new performance package for the Audi RS3 Sportback.

The kits consists of a 2-pipe stainless steel exhaust system or a custom turbocharger plus a modified motor management system and both enabling the standard 2.5-litre 5-cylinder engine deliver either 420 HP (309 kW) or 470 HP (346 kW) and 630 Nm of torque.

Audi Urban Concept Sportback and Spyder

Audi Urban Concept Sportback and Spyder

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29 Aug 2011
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As we’re inching closer this year’s edition Frankfurt Motor Show, Audi is starting to release more and more photos with both the Sportback and Spyder versions of the Audi Urban Concept.

As we’ve previously stated, the Audi Urban Concept is a lightweight two-seat prototype designed to ‘integrate’ in the urban landscape which extracts power from two e-tron electric motors backed by lithium-ion batteries.

The feature that differentiates the Sportback from the Spyder is the canopy roof which slides to the back to open, whereas the roof-less version gains a pair of doors which pen to the top and a windshield which continues to the sides of the car.

2012 Audi A5 Sportback Coupe Cabriolet and S5

2012 Audi A5 Sportback Coupe Cabriolet and S5

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13 Jul 2011
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Audi has refreshed the A5 lineup which contains the Coupe, Cabriolet, Sportback and S5 models. The new range features updated designs, perfected quattro systems, the latest generation infotainment systems and more fuel efficient engines.

The main visual changes are represented by the newly designed headlights and taillights, which now feature homogeneous LED daytime running lights and can get equipped with the optional xenon plus technology. The bumpers are also include a number of additional details while the the single frame grille features glossy black upper corners.

Video: BMW 1 Series M Coupe vs Audi RS3 Sportback

Video: BMW 1 Series M Coupe vs Audi RS3 Sportback

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06 Jul 2011
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AutoExpress wants to see how the old school BMW 1 Series M Coupe reacts in a drag race against its most direct competitor, the Audi RS3 Sportsback.

Unlike the BMW which uses a 6-speed manual gearbox to send power to the rear, the Audi RS3 comes with an all-wheel-drive quattro system and a dual clutch automatic transmission. The power level is the same for both cars, at 335 bhp and 450 Nm of torque, with the RS3 using a 2.5-litre 5-cylinder turbo while the 1 Series M Coupe is fitted with a 3.0-litre twin-turbo straight-six.

Audi RS3 Sportback snow drifting

Audi RS3 Sportback snow drifting

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18 Jan 2011
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More winter fun videos, this time from the Ingolstadt based automaker who published a 7 minute promo for the new Audi RS3 Sportback which is involved in some snow drifting action.

Te Audi RS3 Sportback extracts its juice from a 2.5-litre TFSI engine which develops 340 horsepower and 450 Nm of torque, and we don’t know about snow covered surfaces, but on dry asphalt the sporty hatch takes 4.6 seconds to sprint from 0 to 62 mph.

2011 Audi RS3 Sportback video

2011 Audi RS3 Sportback video

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23 Nov 2010
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After publishing full details with the new 2011 Audi RS3 Sportback yesterday, the German manufacturer has also revealed the first video that gives an overview of their latest creation, inside and out.

With a price tag that starts at 49,900 Euro, the 2011 Audi RS3 Sportback will initially go on sale on the automaker’s home market early in 2011 with the rest of the world’s markets to soon follow after that.

The 2011 Audi RS3 Sportback extracts its juice from a 2.5-litre TFSI powerplant that is able to develop 340 horses (250 kW) and 450 Nm of torque, figures that enable the sporty German hatch to accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in just 4.6 seconds.

2011 Audi RS3 Sportback

2011 Audi RS3 Sportback

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22 Nov 2010
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Official photos and details with the 2011 Audi RS3 Sportback have just been revealed by the German car maker who this time has packed big performance into a small package.

The 2011 Audi RS3 Sportback is powered by a 2.5-litre TFSI engine producing 340 HP (250 kW) and 450 Nm of torque (331.90 lb-ft), which in terms of performance translate into 4.6 seconds acceleration time from 0 to 100 Km/h (0 to 62 mph) and a top speed of 250 Km/h (155 mph) / electronically limited.

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