Posts Tagged ‘VAG’

The Audi A7 — Elegance and Efficiency

Monday, July 26th, 2010
Audi A7 Sportback
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Ingolstadt, Germany — Emotion-packed design, sporty character and innovative technology: Audi is targeting a new market segment with the A7 Sportback. The large five-door model with the dynamically accentuated rear end brings together the best of three worlds: the sporty elegance of a coupe, the comfort of a sedan and the practicality of a station wagon.

The A7 Sportback is pure high-tech. Its body is very lightweight thanks to numerous aluminum components. The elegant interior shows a craftsman's level of workmanship. The four V6 engines combine refined power with groundbreaking efficiency. (more…)

SEAT IBE Concept
The young sports car for the electric age

Monday, March 1st, 2010
SEAT IBE Concept

Martorell — SEAT is delivering a powerful statement with a compact sports coupé that carries stunning design and great driving fun into the age of electric mobility. The SEAT IBE concept car uses the zero-emissions drive of the future in a sporty and dynamic concept for urban mobility, while the clean, athletic styling of the IBE concept offers an exciting perspective on the ongoing development of the next generation of SEAT design. Powerful proportions and a precise, clear design language define the continued evolution of the Spanish brand's design DNA.

Short, low and wide, an extremely low front end and broad shoulders — at first glance, the SEAT IBE displays the proportions of a classic sports car. (more…)

SEAT Ibiza ST — Compact Dynamics with Great Usability

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010

Martorell — With a World Premiere at the Geneva Motorshow, SEAT is pushing forward with its product offensive — the Ibiza ST is the third model to join the successful Spanish line-up. The compact estate car is the perfect vehicle for a youthful and sporty lifestyle, bringing together the brand's most powerful characteristics — it is emotional and well-designed, it is dynamic and efficient, it is easy to use and financially attainable. SEAT will deliver the Ibiza ST in six modern engine variants and with a broad palette of equipment and technologies. Market launch is planned for early summer.

The stylists at SEAT Design have taken the highly functional concept of the Ibiza ST and clad it in the Spanish brand's unique design language. (more…)

BUGATTI sets the course for the future
The Bugatti 16 C Galibier Concept
The most exclusive, elegant, and powerful four door Automobile in the World

Monday, September 14th, 2009
Bugatti 16 C Galibier Concept
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Molsheim, Alsace — As the climax of its centenary celebration ceremonies, Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S. presented customers and opinion-makers with the Bugatti 16 C Galibier concept, intended to be the most exclusive, elegant, and powerful four door automobile in the world last weekend in Molsheim. At the historic site where Ettore Bugatti once laid the cornerstone of his company, Bugatti's current president, Dr. Ing. Franz-Josef Paefgen emphasized that the Galibier is one of several concept studies with which the company is considering for the future of the Bugatti marque.

Art — Forme — Technique: those are the brand values to which Ettore Bugatti (more…)

Audi Presents Long-Wheelbase A4 for the Chinese Market

Monday, November 17th, 2008
Audi Presents Long-Wheelbase A4 for the Chinese Market
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Ingolstadt/Beijing — Audi is the first premium brand to introduce a prestigious long-wheelbase version in the upper mid-size category exclusively for the Chinese market: the Audi A4L's wheelbase is 60 millimeters (2.36 inches) longer, which benefits rear-seat passengers in particular. The A4L thus offers unrivaled spaciousness in its segment.

Manufactured at the plant in Changchun, China, the new Audi A4L made its debut yesterday in Beijing. Peter Schwarzenbauer, Member of the Board of Management for Marketing and Sales at AUDI AG, and the President of the FAW-VW joint venture, An Tiecheng, emphasized the importance of the new Audi A4L for the Chinese market. (more…)