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KBB.com Takes New-Look 2017 Audi Q7 Out for Test Run

Far and away one of our absolute favorites across the entire fleet, we here at Audi Central Houston are straight-up smitten by our esteemed German automaker's full-size SUV, the recently remade 2017 Q7.

 

Wondering why we feel as we do?

 

Then, the clip below has your name on it. Ride out with Kelley Blue Book Managing Video Editor Micah Muzio to hear all about the Q7:

While it wouldn't be fair to term the Q7's entry-level engine -- a 252-horsepower turbo-four -- "sluggish," it nonetheless cannot hold a candle to its more strapping sibling, the available 3.0-liter supercharged…

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Sharing is Caring—Audi & Porsche Team Up for Shared Vehicle Architecture Strategy

To tackle the challenges presented by future mobility needs, two automotive giants have agreed to go it together—at least when it comes to electrified drivetrains, autonomous vehicles, and digitization! Audi partners with Porsche to develop technology to carry us all—literally—into the future.

 

 

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2017 Audi R8 Flexes for Cars.com Team

Has your new-car search led you to the high-performance luxury sports coupe class? Well, if so, please allow your pals here at Audi Central Houston to offer a word of advice:

 

Ours, the 2017 R8, is one most definitely deserving of a spot on your short list.

 

And why's that?

 

Cars.com commentator Joe Wiesenfelder explains all in the clip below; have at it right here:

At once a beauty and a beast, the 5.2-liter V10 engine of the range-topping V10 Plus model is, simply put, a stunner.

 

Pairing with a seven-speed automated-manual S tronic transmission, the V10…

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2018 Audi RS 3 Touches North American Soil for First Time at 2017 New York International Auto Show

The New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) is a huge event in the automotive world, and for our favorite four-ring automaker, the 2017 NYIAS marked the North American debut of the 2018 Audi RS 3 for North American audiences.

 

 

 

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Audi Sedans and SUVs Help Audi set Newest February Sales Record, Marking 74 Straight Months of Improvement

To say that six straight years of sales growth and counting shows improvement would be an understatement. But Audi achieved it, with February sales increasing overall for Audi of America by 17 percent to 13,741 vehicles. That's right around 2,000 vehicles more than the previous February, and the first two months of 2017 alone have seen Audi U.S. sales ratchet up 14 percent, to 26,942 vehicles. SUV demand, including for Q5 and Q7, helped in large part to drive the increase, with 36 percent improvement on the month, while A4 sedans increased 30 percent, A3…

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North American International Auto Show Thrilled by 2018 Audi SQ5 Reveal

The North American International Auto Show was a veritable gallery of new automotive curios, but it was Audi's 2018 SQ5 that took nigh center-stage for the luxury performance crossover crowd. And it was more than the promise of a turbocharged 3.0-liter TFSI® engine shelling out an impressive 354 horsepower and the capability to reach speeds of up to 60 mph in up to 5.1 seconds that got us at Audi Central Houston excited…

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Audi Showcases An Electric Family Future With the Q8 Concept

In the brand’s size hierarchy, the Audi Q7 currently occupies the top notch. But that may soon change if the latest prototype from the four rings is anything to go by. At this year’s Detroit Auto Show, Audi took the wraps off the Q8 Concept, which showcases what a plug-in hybrid luxury CUV could do.

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Audi Quattro Ultra: The Smarter All Wheel Drive

When you’re an automaker such as Audi, and have thirty-five years of providing the industry with one of the most innovative all-wheel drive platforms ever, would you rest on your laurels? The answer, of course, is no. Along with a deluge of new vehicles, the four rings has also introduced a new, more fuel efficient breed of their famous technology.

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Audi A3 Gets Even More Good Looking for 2017

It was over three years ago that Audi vaulted into the entry-level compact luxury segment with their all-new A3. Since then, the lineup has grown to include an E-Tron, Cabriolet, Sportback, S3, and an RS3 (coming 2018). But that’s not all. For 2017, the four rings surprised us all by giving the sedan an early refresh with stunning results.

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MotorWeek Lists Best Qualities of 2016 Audi RS 7

It seems to us at Audi Central Houston that the good folks at MotorWeek quite simply cannot get enough of our beloved German brand. In the past few weeks alone, they've shared largely laudatory reviews for two of Audi's sedans, the A4 and the S3.

 

Today, however, they turn their attention to the automaker's five-door performance phenom, the 2016 Audi RS 7. Check the clip below to learn a bit more about it:

The RS 7's engine -- a turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 -- is a straight-up showstopper. Kicking out a colossal 560 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of…

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