Audi’s vast range of vehicles is about to expand. The Q3 Sportback, a small-medium SUV that features a strong coupe styling, is on its way. Pricing is sharp and it will be, to start, a two model range. The Q3 Sportback 35 TFSI S line with a 1.4L turbo four that produces 110kW and 250Nm […]Read More Audi Q3 Sportback Ready To Roll.
Ford‘s 2019 Mustang range has had the EcoBoost engine added and it comes with extra spice. Sitting alongside the grunty 5.0L GT, the EcoBoost offers more torque than the previously available version. There’s also a new, optional, ten speed auto with paddle shift, extra safety features such as Autonomous Emergency Braking, the updated exterior, and […]Read More 2019 Ford Mustang EcoBoost Hits Aussie Showrooms.
It’s always a pleasure to have a luxury car in the driveway. It’s always a pleasure to have a sports oriented car in the driveaway. When the two mix, it’s double the pleasure. The 2018 Audi S5, with “Quattro” all wheel drive and turbo V6 packed into a lithe and sinuous body, takes that a […]Read More Car Review: 2018 Audi S5
With SUVs being so popular, it’s no surprise that the next chapter in the SUV story is the lifestyle SUV. Think the original SUV, the Toyota RAV4, bring it into the latter half of the second decade of the 21st century, and that’s the market. Not surprisingly, Audi, known for their quick response to market […]Read More 2017 Audi Q2 TDi: A Wheel Thing Car Review
Long seen as a pioneer of all wheel drive vehicles, Audi’s Quattro system is possibly one of the best of its kind available. Couple it with a torquey turbocharged four, a mostly user friendly DSG transmission, and with Audi’s S-Line trim inside the wagon or Avant body, it’s an iron fist in a velvet glove. […]Read More Audi A4 Avant Quattro S-Line: Car Review
A Wheel Thing was fortunate enough to have the stars align and be given the keys to two new range toppers: from Sweden comes the 2016 spec Volvo XC90 Inscription and from Germany the 2016 Audi Q7 Quattro. Similarly priced, similarly sized and similarly specced, it’ll come down to personal preference for a potential buyer […]Read More Car Review: 2016 Volvo XC90 T6 Inscription vs Audi Q7 Quattro.
A Wheel Thing continues its run of SUV style vehicles, with the addition of the 2016 Audi Q3, complete with grunty 1.4L TSFI engine and six speed “S Tronic” auto. Oh, TFSI is shorthand for turbo fuel stratified injection, a fancy pants way of saying it’s direct cylinder injection with better atomisation of the fuel […]Read More Car Review: 2016 Audi Q3 1.4L TSFI
Hybrid technology has come along in leaps and bounds in recent years, but more so in the integration of the electronics. Battery technology, except in the case, seemingly, of the product from Tesla, has pretty much stalled. For the time being, mainstream makers are using a petrol and battery powered engine combination and A Wheel […]Read More Car Review: 2016 Audi A3 e-tron
It’s a rare occasion for A Wheel Thing to be in the seat of a proper sports car; with a huge nod of thanks to Audi, A Wheel Thing went one on one with the Audi TT Quattro. Powersource. Turbo technology for consumer level petrol powered cars has come a long, long way since the […]Read More Car Review: 2015 Audi TT Quattro S-Line.
Sports cars are, generally, thought of as having a front mounted engine, driving the rear wheels and no roof. That’s certainly not untrue, however, there’s plenty that offer the same ability and experience with different drivetrains and a different look. A Wheel Thing looks at an all wheel drive sports car with a roof, the […]Read More Car Review: 2016 Audi S1 Quattro Sportback.