Audi will be featured at Kieler Woche from June 20 to 28. This year marks the brand’s sixth commitment as a premium partner of the world’s biggest sailing regatta. The company’s involvement is extremely varied. It extends from the Audi ultra Cup to live TV and from a trailer service through to a shuttle service and the traditional support of the German national sailing team.
Audi Tradition lines up on the grid at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed in southern England with two and four wheels: Nick Mason, the Pink Floyd drummer, is driving an Auto Union Type D twin-supercharger. Ralf Waldmann, former motorcycle world championship runner-up is riding an NSU Sportmax from 1955. An NSU Bullus from 1931 will also be in Goodwood. Around 200,000 spectators are expected at the Festival of Speed between June 26 and 28 – the annual highlight for classic motor-racing fans.
Spectators at the DTM races in Nuremberg on June 27 and 28 will get an unusual ‘special feature’ for the fans from Audi Sport: 25 years after Audi’s victory on the debut at the Norisring, Mattias Ekström will be running in an Audi RS 5 DTM sporting the colors of the Audi V8 quattro from 1990. This car will be seen in action at the Norisring as well.
The Audi 2.5-liter TFSI engine is the “International Engine of the Year” for 2015 in the 2 to 2.5-liter category. The five-cylinder engine has now won the award for the sixth consecutive time.
- Audi RS 3 Sportback
- Fuel consumption figures Audi RS 3 Sportback:
Combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 8,3 – 8,1;
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km: 194 – 189
Fuel consumption and CO2 emissions data as well as the efficiency classes are dependent on the choice of wheels and tyres.
This year, the Audi presence at Design Miami/Basel revolves around the new Audi Q7. The brand with the four rings is the exclusive automotive partner of the show and from June 16 to 21 it will be exhibiting “The great quattro”: a three-dimensional installation with dark monoliths which prominently showcases the largest model of the Audi SUV family.