Tag Archives: Audi

Test Drive: 2017 Audi A4 Allroad Technik

By Kevin Harrison A colleague of mine asked me how I was enjoying my tester for the week; an Audi A4 Allroad. I mentioned that I loved it. She seemed surprised. “Even though it’s a wagon?” “Because it’s a wagon” I chirped back. It was then when she decided to make a confession. While...
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Test Drive: 2017 Audi A4 Technik Quattro

By Kevin Harrison I was recently asked to explain my adoration for European styling, specifically, German styling. The individual who asked is an aficionado of Japanese cars, including their designs. He finds them to be modern, sleek, and conspicuous. By contrast, he finds German styling far too conservative, dull, and unassuming. To...
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Test Drive: 2016 Audi A3 Sportback E-tron

By Kevin Harrison Car names are an interesting thing. I mean, just think of how difficult it is to name a human being. The name needs to be perfect, ideally liked by both parents and is well suited to a personality that you still haven’t gotten to know yet. That’s why picking...
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Test Drive: 2016 Audi Q3 Technik Quattro

By Kevin Harrison While I consider myself to be a fairly non-closeted fan of European cars, I have to admit, I’ve gone a bit back and forth when it comes to Audi. It has nothing to do with the product which obviously speaks for itself (hi Audi R8), but I’ve always...
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Test Drive: 2016 Audi A6 3.0 TDI Technik

By Kevin Harrison Believe it or not, I actually don't like writing negative reviews. Luckily, since no manufacturer really makes 'bad' cars anymore, a negative review is of course relative to the segment and is a bit of a rarity. This was supposed to be a glowing review. From the moment the refreshed...
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Test Drive: 2015 Audi S3 Technik

By Kevin Harrison A few years ago I sat in the new Audi S3 at the Canadian International Auto Show and instantly knew it was something special. I was asked how I could possibly know without even driving it and it is a tough question to answer. Part of the reason why...
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New Audi R8 Leaked

By Kevin Harrison (EDIT: After this post was made, Audi went ahead and decided to just divulge all the details. Some main points are: - The second generation of the high-performance sports car makes its debut in Geneva - 5.2 FSI engine with up to 449 kW (610 hp), 0 to 100...
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Test Drive: 2015 Audi TTS Competition Edition

By Kevin Harrison When Audi Canada dropped off the 2015 TTS Competition Edition to my driveway, I wasted no time in hopping in for some immediate seat time. Eager to see what it was about this car that made me more excited than Ellen Degeneres’ audience, my girlfriend came along with me...
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Top 5 Unintentionally Embarrassing Car Names

By Kevin Harrison What's in a name? Well, a lot depending on what language you speak and what culture you belong to. Automakers know this and therefore rely heavily on their research departments to make sure the name they come up with for an upcoming model doesn't mean something unintentional in other...
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Why Amber Turn Signals Are In Decline

By Kevin Harrison Is it just me, or has the number of new vehicles on the road with amber turn signals been in significant decline? If it is just me, please disregard the rest of this article as diluted nonsense. But trust me, if you actually take the time to count how...
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