The Crazy Schemes of the World’s Most Surprising Car Exec

The Crazy Schemes of the World’s Most Surprising Car Exec

No other man or woman in the industry seems to hold, or as boldly exercise, such autocratic control.

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11 Historic German Police Cars, From Lamborghinis to VWs

11 Historic German Police Cars, From Lamborghinis to VWs

The Audi Museum in Germany has assembled a great collection of historic Bavarian police cars.

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The Weird Shifter That Made Audi’s R8 Sports Car a Legend

The Weird Shifter That Made Audi’s R8 Sports Car a Legend

The Audi R8 was most amazing for how daringly different it was—especially that gated shifter.

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I Rode 500 Miles in a Self-Driving Car and Saw the Future. It’s Delightfully Dull

I Rode 500 Miles in a Self-Driving Car and Saw the Future. It’s Delightfully Dull

I was a few hours outside of Los Angeles, tooling down I-5 at the wheel of a sleek Audi A7 on a gorgeous day when a little girl in an SUV smiled and waved. I waved back. With both hands. This immediately freaked her out, and she started jumping up and down. All I could do was laugh, knowing my vigorous wave was in no way a safety hazard. In fact, I hadn’t touched the steering wheel in more than an hour.

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