Car News - Audi Novelties for 2013 and 2014
Audi has maintained its status as one of the world’s most well-known luxury auto brands. For the car years of 2013 and 2014, the auto maker has introduced more novelties for consumers to enjoy. The new lineup of vehicles will make many luxury car buyers very happy and will serve to showcase the power and privilege associated with owning an Audi vehicle. Audi has introduced several new vehicles to the world and global markets. These include some of the top of the line models that are manufactured by the automaker.The 2014 Audi A3 is being fully redesigned for the Europe market this summer of 2012, but this model looks as though it will be a year delayed for the United States market. However, a new body style is expected, with a five door hatchback seemingly possible as well.
The Audi A4 is becoming completely discontinued in the United States and is being replaced with the Allroad wagon. This ride is slightly higher in height than its predecessor. The rest of the A4 line of vehicles is getting an entirely new look for 2013, even including aesthetic changes and the entire line is set to start an electric assisted power steering. The Audi A5 is also expected to get a new face-lift, with several cosmetic and appearance changes being scheduled for 2013.
The Audi A8 is set to combine the Audi’s 2.0 TFSI engine with an electrically powered motor. This is set to be unveiled in 2013. In 2014, the Audi A8 is set to offer a diesel 3.0 liter TDI V6 in the United States. The date on when the model is set to be released is still unknown for the American market.
There are several new additions to the Audi Q5 family of cars. The 2012 model is set to include a variety of updates through the model year. There is also talk that there might be a hybrid model added to the mix, as well as the possibility for a diesel powered model. In 2013, the Q5 hybrid model is scheduled to start selling in the United States, beginning in the 2013 model year.
The Audi Q6 has been surrounded by rumors for some time now. There has been talk that this model will slot a coupe-like crossover into the lineup. This is meant to help compete with the BMW X6. There is also talk that there will be a brand new Q7 model coming out for the 2013 model year. It isn’t expected to look much different from the model that is on roadways now, but it is said to be much lighter. It also is expected to get better gas mileage and to have improved handling and acceleration.
The 2014 R4 is expected to come out as an electric version but should still have some models that run on gasoline. There are also expected to be both coupe and convertible body styles available. The R8 e-tron for 2013 is expected to start its production at the end of this year. It is the first ever all electric vehicle produced by the automaker. This is scheduled to start selling in the United States as early as the 2013 calendar year.
There are several brand new, novel additions to the line of Audi vehicles in the 2012 and 2013 model years. Audi continues to maintain its status as one of the most luxurious automakers in the world. Because of that, it needs to stay competitive in all world markets. The best way to do so is to continue to create new and innovative versions of vehicles.