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The Audi A3 Sportback, enjoy the view

In Audi, Car Reviews by Neil Lyndon

“Well, this is different.” That was my first thought on settling into the driver’s seat of the new Audi A3 Sportback S line. A pretty good start. Not this Audi A3 Sportback. Hard piano black plastics surround the split dashboard instead of the usual soft-touch squidgy stuff. Sharp chromed angles stick out where you would normally find blandly rounded edges. The shifter …

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The AUDI A1 Sportback, a Class Act

In Audi, Car Reviews by Tom Scanlan

The Audi A1 Sportback, here is a car that covers all the angles – literally: inside and out, especially inside, there’s hardly a soft curve; it’s a study in angular shapes. Of course, with Audi and all so-called ‘premium’ marques, you can expect, and you get, top-quality performance, at a price…twas always thus, wasn’t it? Not that ‘lesser’ makes aren’t …

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Audi TT RS coupé, a superb Gran Tourer

In Audi, Car Reviews by Tom Scanlan

If I’m honest, I probably would not opt for the increased top speed of 174 mph. I mean, £1600? Where can you check out that you actually get what you pay for? So it’s the good old ordinary 155mph max. So that reduces the price of our test Audi TT RS, still with lots of options, down to £65,020. Worth …

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Reviewed the New Audi A7 Sportback, one to be driven

In Audi, Car Reviews by Neil Lyndon

At the end of my week with the new four-door Audi A7 Sportback 50 TDI, I checked my average fuel consumption. The read-out from the onboard computer was unbelievable, simply incredible. I scrolled through the system again to make sure I was getting the final average for the whole week, not the figure for trundling down my drive at the end of my last trip. The number that came up was the same. It was still unbelievable. It was 40.1 mpg. Neil Lyndon drives the Audi A7 tiptronically for a week and is rather taken with it…READ MORE