AudiWorld Driven series to get you caught up. As always, we rounded up the hottest Audi news, reviews, videos, and AudiWorld forum discussions from the past week just for you. This week incudes a look back by Team Audi Sport at the unfortunate results from the 2023 Dakar. AudiWorld forum members discuss what other vehicles they would buy if the new A4 is disappointing. Speaking of the new A4, we get a good look at the new A4 Avant. A popular YouTuber buys a cheap S5 V8 6-speed and discovers that everything is broken. There is a lot to cover this week so let’s get to it.
Audi Promises ICE-levels of Excitement in EVs
HERE to read the report by Topspeed.
Must Watch Video: 16 Days of Disappointment at Dakar 2023
Audi came into the 2023 Dakar with high hopes. But the Dakar is a cruel and unforgiving race and Audi saw that firsthand this year. Things were actually going quite well until Stage 6. Big crashes and other setbacks then struck and eliminated any hope of Audi taking home the top prize. A video was recently posted on the Audi YouTube channel that summarizes their Dakar effort this year.
Forum Thread of the Week: Hate the New A4? What Else Would You Buy?
2024 A4 Avant Drops Its Disguise
Must Watch Video: $7K Audi S5 Has Laundry List of Issues
The 2008 Audi S5 is a great little coupe. The V8 engine and a manual transmission makes for a lot of fun. And thanks to depreciation these cars can be bought for a reasonable amount of money. But if you are looking for the CHEAPEST Audi S5 that you can buy you should know that the purchase price might be just the beginning of your financial outlay. The Audi S5 in this video was bought for only $6,900. But an inspection revealed that it needs nearly $5,000 in repairs. And that does not include the transmission which may also need major work. Ouch.
Original-Owner 2000 Audi S4 6-Speed Goes to Auction
Bring a Trailer and the auction is set to end on Sunday, January 29. You still have time to bid and take home a classic Audi sport sedan.
Images: Audi; Bring a Trailer; Motor1.com