Road Tests & First Drives

2012

17-Dec-12
Road Test: 2012 Audi Q7

09-Dec-12
Road Test: Super Siblings - Audi S4 and S5

27-Nov-12
Road Test: 2012 Audi R8 4.2 Spyder R tronic

16-Nov-12
Road Test: Audi A8L 3.0TFSI

06-Nov-12
2013 Audi S6, S7, S8 First Drive

21-Oct-12
Road Test - Audi A8L W12

11-Sep-12
First Drive: Audi RS5

15-Aug-12
First Look - New Audi Q5

10-Aug-12
Road Test: 2012 Audi A7

17-Jul-12
Short take - 2013 Audi A4 allroad quattro

22-Jan-12
2012 Audi A6 - Technological Overachiever



2011

18-Jan-11
Short Take: Audi RS3 Sportback

28-Jan-11
Short Take: Audi RS5

5-Feb-11
Road Test: 2011 Audi Q5 2.0T

15-Feb-11
Road Test: 2011 Audi A8L 4.2

25-Feb-11
First Drive: All New Audi A6

06-Sep-11
Road Test: 2011 Audi A3 2.0T

23-May-11
2011 Audi Q7 3.0T road test

13-Jul-11
Road Test: 2012 Audi A7 3.0TFSI

27-Aug-11
Road Test: 2011 Audi S5 Cabriolet

29-Sep-11
2013 Audi A5/S5 Model Update First Impression

03-Nov-11
Petit Le Mans or bust - Audi A5 road trip!


2010

15-Oct-10
AudiWorld Q7 TDI Road Trip

26-Aug-10

Road Test: Audi R8 5.2 FSI Spyder
Audi's supercar loses it's top

23-Aug-10
Road Test: Audi S4 3.0TFSI
Audi's Latest S4 Sedan Wows us

19-Aug-10
Road Test: Audi Q5 3.2FSI
Audi's small SUV is not just a tall Avant!

04-Aug-10
Road Test: Audi A3 TDI
Indredibly fun to drive high mileage machine

22-Jul-10
Road Test: Audi A6 3.0TFSI
Awesome big sedan with loads of power

02-Jul-10
Road Test: Audi A5 2.0TFSI quattro
Frugal, yet fun to drive, beautiful coupe

23-Jun-10
Road Test: Audi A4 2.0TFSI quattro
Tons of fun for less than you think

30-Apr-10
Road Test: Audi S5 Cabriolet
Southern California in the Correct car

19-Feb-10
Road Test: Audi R8 5.2 V10 FSI
We drive Audi's incredible supercar

08-Feb-10
First Drive: 2011 Audi A8
AudiWorld travels to Marbella Spain to drive the new A8

05-Jan-10
Road Test: MTM S3 Conversion
Mayer Brings you the Hot Hatch Audi Wouldn’t

2009

04-Aug-09
Road Test: Audi Q5
Excellent ride and room, plenty of power.

15-May-09
Quick Drive: Audi Q5 Ride and Drive Review
Review of the Audi Q5 at a Ride and Drive event.

2008

23-Oct-08
Feature: Audi Mileage Marathon Wrap-Up
A 4800-mile cross-country trip utilizing Audi's diesel automobiles.

20-Sep-08
RS6 Avant: Grocery-Getter Turns Fast-Food
With its electronically-limited 280 kph top speed, this is one fast wagaon.

10-Sep-08
Feature Article: Audi S5 Rhythm
Audi calls it the Rhythm of Lines, Walter de'Silva the most beautiful car I've designed in my career. Most know it as simply the S5.

4-Aug-08
Virtual Road Test: Next Generation S4
Set to drop in Paris in the fall, we recap everything we know about the next generation S4.

22-July-08
Audi S5 Road Test
AudiWorld spends some quality time with Audi's new coupe.

12-May-08
Running the Hershey Vintage Hill Climb in the #40 Valvoline Audi Quattro
A classic Audi racecar gets fully restored to resume its storied racing history.

24-Apr-08
2008 HPA Audi TT FT565 Twin Turbo: An Exotic Shade of Orange
Driving HPA's stunning oranage, SEMA award-winning, highly modified TT.

14-Apr-08
Road Test: 2009 Audi A4 Avant
We travel to Ibiza, Spain for the international press launch of the next generation A4 Avant.

2-Apr-08
Road Test: Audi's 3.0 TDI ULES Powerplant
The new A5 is splendid. Add an Ultra Low Emission System TDI powerplant and things get even better.

2007

19-Dec-07
Quick Take: 2008 Audi Q7 4.2 TDI
All standard Q7 on the outside, but all V8 TDI power under the hood.

18-Nov-07
Performance Preview: Exclusive Look at the B8 S4
The next generation S4 is just around the corner and we tell you exactly what to expect.

9-Nov-07
The Audi R8: One of Life's Big Thrills
AudiWorld Editor Jason Teller puts the Audi R8 into the context of an entire lifetime.

7-Nov-07
Exclusive Preview: 2009 Audi Q5
With the upcoming Q5 SUV on the way we take a look at what to expect from the Q7's smaller sibling.

13-Sep-07
Road Test: 2008 Audi TT
We attend TT-East 2007 with a new TT roadster.

22-Aug-07
Euro Driving Experience: Audi Driver's Day
Fly to Europe. Pick up a fantastic car. Drive the snot out of it on great roads. Any questions?

26-Jun-07
Hockenheim Audi R8 Racetrack Experience
Legendary Hockenheim. Audi R8. Track day. Enough said.

8-Jun-07
Full Blown Performance: MTM Tuning's Sueprcharged RS4 Clubsport
MTM upgrades an already potent RS4 with a blower and ups output to 535-hp in the process.

10-May-07
Road Test: 2008 Audi TT
Ultimately this sportscar makes the average driver a very good driver. We like that.

4-May-07
First Drive: Audi A5 / S5
Italy plays host to our first drive of Audi's emotional new coupés.

2-Apr-07
White Hot Heat: 2007 Audi A4 Avant S line Titanium Package Road Test
We say Audi has created the perfect A4 Avant as packaged in Ibis White together with the S line Titanium package. Our biggest question mark is pricing.

31-Mar-07
TT Part Two: Sequel Success?
We compare the Mk1 and Mk2 TTs and then offer a quick look at the TT 2.0T Coupe S Tronic.

19-Feb-07
Quick Take: 2008 Audi R8 Road Test
The red rocks of the Nevada desert and the glitz of the Las Vegas strip set the backdrop for world-wide journalists’ first time behind the wheel of Audi’s all new R8 sports car.

10-Feb-07
Exclusive Sneak Peek: Audi's 2009 A7
In 2009 the Audi A7 will initially be offered as a four-door "coupe". Here's our exclusive first look.

2006

11-Oct-06
2007 Audi S6
It is a genuine treat to be surprised by an automobile. Case in point is the all new Audi S6 which we had pegged for Audi’s continuing trend of overt understatement.

6-Jul-06
2007 RS4 Revealed
Audi's supercar sedan is wowing owners and journalists alike. Our review takes a more "revealing" look at the vehicle.

9-Apr-06
First Look: All New Audi TT
We have just met the next-generation Audi TT, a faithful evolution of what has been a very successful model.

29-Mar-06
Why I Want an A8 L
The grand luxo cruiser A8 L features all of Audi's goodies. Spend a little time behind the wheel and you too will want one too.

13-Mar-06
2007 Q7 4.2
AudiWorld gets its first seat time with the all new Audi SUV and drives the soon-to-arrive 4.2-liter V8 as well as 3.6-liter V6 and 3.0 TDI variants.

22-Jan-06
2007 S8 First Drive
The 2007 S8 represents everything exciting about an uber luxury sedan. With a powerplant lifted from a Lamborghini and just about every goody in the Audi parts bin, the S8 is just as capable taking on high end sports cars as it is going cross country in style.

2005

11.20.05
RS-Floored: 2006 RS 4 Road Test

10.23.05
2006 S4 25quattro

05.23.05
2006 Audi A3 Sportback

04.25.05
1984 Audi Rallye quattro A2

03.12.05
2005 (B7) Audi A4

2004

11.22.04
North American Press Launch: 2005 Audi A6

09.06.04
2004 A4 1.8T with Ultrasport Package

08.15.04
2004 Audi A4 3.0 Quattro Cabriolet

08.03.04
Short Take: 2004 S4

06.24.04
Airport Shootout: BMW 5 Series Comparison Test Drive

06.16.04
2004 Audi S4 Cabriolet

05.01.04
2005 A6

04.25.04
2004 A8 L

04.06.04
2004 A8L 6.0 quattro

01.17.04
2004 Audi TT 3.2

2003

09.22.03
2003 Audi RS 6

01.28.03
2004 Audi S4

2002

10.21.02
2003 Audi A8 3.7 and 4.2 quattro

10.06.02
2003 A4 Cabriolet

09.02.02
2003 Audi RS 6

08.25.02
2002 Audi A4 3.0 quattro

04.30.02
2002 Audi A6 3.0 quattro

02.03.02
2002 S4 Avant: A thinking man's SUV?

2001

11.17.01
2002 Audi A4 1.8T with Multitronic

06.13.01
2001 Audi S8 German roadtest

02.07.01
Audi TT 225 Roadster -vs- Honda S2000

02.05.01
Sort of Utes: Audi allroad vs. Volvo Cross Country

2000

11.17.00
2001 Audi 180 TT Roadster

11.08.00
Audi unveils the US spec allroad quattro to members of the media in Beaver Creek, Colorado

07.31.00
Audi's new stretched A8: the 2000 A8L

07.17.00
2001 225 TT quattro Coupe and comparison to 180 TT quattro Coupe

04.16.00
2000 Audi A4 Avant 1.8T

04.09.00
AudiWorld is in Phoenix at the N. American press launch for the TT Roadster

04.02.00
An allroad was spotted in Utah for testing and photo shoots

03.26.00
A day in Switzerland with the S3

1999

10.05.99
Editors' impression of the 2000 Audi TT Coupe

09.27.99
A review of the 2000 A6 2.7T

09.03.99
N. American press launch, including the S4, A6 2.7T, A6 4.2, TT quattro and updated A8

08.05.99
Editors review the 1999 Audi A6 Avant