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DESIGN
Driving the Design of the 2016 Audi TT
by James Willard When the first generation Audi TT was unveiled in 1995, it was a sensation for the car-maker, its customers and the industry as a whole. Not only did the design of the car step away from the rest of the Audi line—reshaping the global...
DESIGN
Test Drive: 2014 Audi RS7
The Audi A7 is a masterpiece in form with four distinct options under the hood. While we love the clean diesel A7 TDI for its (up to) 38mpg efficiency, we lust for the 560 horsepower RS7 for its blistering performance. Anticipating the car's release...
DESIGN
Cool Hunting Video: Wolfgang Egger and Audi's Quattro Concept
Recently, Audi invited CH to Ingolstadt, Germany, for a behind-the-scenes look at their extraordinarily advanced production facility. Additionally, we spent some time in Munich, where we were able to roam around Audi's highly protected design studio...
STYLE
Opening Ceremony SS14 Presentation
Every fashion week, editors and stylists take their seats to watch the unveiling of hundreds of designers' upcoming collections. There is variation in the style of runway shows and standing presentations—and certainly variation in content from season...
CULTURE
Two Crowd-Sourced Contests
One surefire way to inject some inspiration into a project is by opening up the objective to the world at large. We were pleased to see crowd-sourcing contests by two very different artistic enterprises—Marvel Comics and Shepard Fairey for the LA...
STYLE
Summit, Apex, Space and Allroad
On a trip to Aspen this past weekend with Audi we had another chance to drive the 2013 Allroad plus a couple days on the hill which we used as an opportunity to test out the latest mountain sports gear from Aether Apparel. The two brands made a...
DESIGN
The Boswash Shareway
Last week in Istanbul a six month long discourse on the future of mobility in our megacities culminated an impressive showing of concepts from five international architecture firms visualizing their home cities in the year 2030. Organized as a competition...
DESIGN
Mondial de l'Automobile 2012: Concept Cars
The 2012 Paris Motor Show featured several auto makers flexing their design muscles on both production and concept vehicles. Here are our seven favorite models representing the best of imaginative European design. Peugeot Onyx A true concept car...
DESIGN
Audi Green Room by Derek Lam
by Naheed Simjee There has been no shortage of excitement from recent collaborations between artists, designers and some of the world's most recognized luxury brands from Gucci and Fiat to Yayoi Kusama and Louis Vuitton. Most recently, Audi tapped...
DESIGN
The Future in Motion
As Audi gears up for the release of their first-ever electric vehicle, 10 designers and Audi personnel have been enlisted for the A3 e-tron's e-pilot program. In a new video from the German automaker, 16-year veteran automotive designer Jae Min reflects...
TECH
Test Drives: 2013 Audi Allroad
This fall Audi's iconic Allroad wagon will return to the US as a completely reinvented model that's respectful of its heritage. I had the opportunity to spend a couple days with the Allroad last week in Colorado and was impressed by the marriage...
TECH
2012 Audi A6
Exhilaration, satisfaction, safety, a sense of control—these are the expected feelings associated with driving a luxury automobile. But being surprised by a car is rare. It's more rare still when you're somewhat familiar with the maker, like...
DESIGN
9x1
A few weeks ago we announced that we were running a contest to find out who you thought deserved Icon status, as a part of our content series with Audi. What we didn't tell you back then was what the exact prize is. As the Audi Icons series nears...
TECH
Test Drive: 2012 Audi A7
Where other sedans in its class swaddle their passengers in cloud-like comfort down to pillowy handling, Audi's A7 stands out for its adrenaline-revving performance and similarly bold design. First stepping into the car, the well-apportioned interior...
DESIGN
Duo
Born of a "mutual desire to create transportation that is engineered art," stunning craftsmanship and technology is at the forefront of the recent collaboration bringing together Portland bike-builder Renovo and Audi. The collection of handmade wooden...
TECH
The All-New 2011 Audi A8 and Light Light by Tom Dixon
Audi invited us to Miami for the worldwide launch of the all-new A8, their flagship sedan, held in conjunction with the opening of Design Miami. Tom Dixon and Stefan Sielaff (Audi's Head of Design) were part of a panel that spoke about the importance...
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