Stay in Death Valley at the Home of a 2016 Audi R8 V10 Plus

Have you ever thought about staying a night at a home with no address in Death Valley? Sounds like a scene from a horror movie, right? Well, the unique house in Beatty, NV isn’t your normal cabin in the middle of nowhere. It’s an impressively styled three-bedroom home that comes with a relaxing atmosphere, a personal chef, and curated experiences such as stargazing, but there’s also one key amenity that most places on Airbnb don’t offer.

A 2016 Audi R8 V10 Plus also calls the cabin in Death Valley its home, and you get to experience the power and performance of a true German engineered supercar, making this the world’s fastest overnight stay.

The 2016 Audi R8 V10 Plus comes equipped with a 610-HP engine and accelerates from 0-60 MPH in 3.2 seconds. This is the most powerful, street legal Audi model ever produced and you have a remote stretch of land in the middle of Death Valley to experience it on. Only seven packages were made available at a cost of $610 per night, and only one booking is made available at 9 PM through 9/24.

Don’t have time to go to Death Valley to experience the 2016 Audi R8 V10 Plus? Audi of Hoffman Estates maintains a unique selection of performance models for our customers to experience. Browse through our online inventory to find your ideal speed machine, and then contact a product specialist through our online form or by phone at (888) 698-1441 to schedule a test drive appointment.

New Audi Tech Turns Bumpy Roads into an Advantage for Hoffman Estates Drivers

Everyone hates driving over bumpy and uneven roads. The jolting is not only uncomfortable for you and your passengers, it can even cause damage to your vehicle. But if you drive an Audi, there may very shortly be a solution.

Audi has developed a new technology called eROT that replaces traditional hydraulic dampers in shock absorbers with electromechanical rotary dampers. The new eROT shock absorbers will allow for easy adjustability of the suspension, improving handling and comfort.

But there is something even more exciting about the new Audi eROT system. The new shock absorbers will be attached an electric motor, converting kinetic energy into electricity. For hybrid models like the Audi A3 e-tron, this translates to more miles per gallon. In gasoline vehicles, this energy can be used to power vehicle accessories. Since rougher roads will generate more electricity, don’t be surprised to find yourself tempted to turn down a bumpy road on purpose.

Although no plans have yet been announced to implement eROT into new Audi cars and SUVs, the manufacturer has confirmed the new technology will have a part to play in their recently announced goal of generating 25% of total sales from electric vehicles by 2025.

Visit our Audi dealership in Hoffman Estates, IL to experience the amazing attention to detail and advanced engineering that goes into every Audi model by scheduling a test drive.

Premium Driving Experience with the Technology in the 2017 Audi A3 Sportback e-Tron | Audi Hoffman Estates

Continually pushing the envelope when it comes to in-vehicle technology, Audi has engineered some of the most advanced vehicles to date. In order to stay on top of the technology game, Audi has developed the A3 Sportback e-Tron.

The perfect combination of performance, efficiency, and technology, the 2017 Audi Sportback e-Tron is the ideal plug-in hybrid for drivers that want to reduce their carbon footprint while experiencing the thrill that only an Audi can provide. Including the Audi virtual cockpit, Audi smartphone interface with Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto, Audi connect PRIME and PLUS services, and MMI® Navigation plus with MMI touch, the all-new A3 Sportback features some of the most advanced systems available in any vehicle. Designed specifically for the e-Tron, the Audi virtual cockpit will also feature a unique power meter screen that displays range and consumption figures for electric and gas.

Can’t wait for the all-new 2017 Audi A3 Sportback e-Tron plug-in hybrid to roll off of the production line? That won’t be an issue at Audi of Hoffman Estates! Take a look at our new vehicle inventory for all of the outstanding models we have available at our Audi dealership in Hoffman Estates, IL.

2017 Audi A4 Ultra Scores Top MPG Numbers in Segment | Audi Hoffman Estates

If you are looking for an entry-level luxury sedan with a fuel efficiency that is kind to your wallet, and an interior that feels downright lavish, consider the new 2017 Audi A4 ultra.

On sale this fall, the longer and lighter Audi A4 ultra uses an improved variant of the 2.0L TFSI® engine tweaked to go about 10-percent farther on a gallon of fuel thanks to an updated compression ratio. The EPA-rated it at 27 MPG city/37 MPG highway/31 MPG combined, making the A4 ultra the most fuel efficient vehicle in its class. If you want fuel-efficient luxury, then the Audi A4 is better than both the BMW 320i and the Mercedes-Benz C300.

The 2017 Audi A4 ultra will use a seven-speed S tronic® dual clutch transmission, and churn out 190 HP and 236 lb.-ft., allowing it to speed from 0-60 MPH in 7.1 seconds.

Learn more about the new performance figures for the 2017 Audi A4 ultra by contacting a product specialist at Audi Hoffman Estates, or explore the 2017 Audi A4 and A4 Allroad models currently available in our new vehicle inventory.

Audi Traffic Light Countdown Technology in Hoffman Estates, IL

In an effort to improve safety technology across the board, Audi will be introducing traffic light sensing technology into their future vehicles. This advanced system will let drivers know how long a red light will take to turn green and vice versa with a visual countdown. The first step in their Vehicle to Infrastructure (V2I) initiative, Audi is to partner with participating municipalities that will configure equipped Audi models to work in tandem with the cities central traffic control system. Using a built-in LTE connection that utilizes a combination of GPS technology and data, Audi models will display a countdown on the dashboard that will let you know exactly when an upcoming traffic signal is going to change.

For drivers in and around the Hoffman Estates, IL area that want to try out this amazing new technology, the 2017 Audi Q7, A4, and A4 Allroad models already come equipped with the innovative traffic signal detection system. Schedule a test-drive to out this amazing technology or contact our dealership by calling us at (888) 698-1441. You can also by fill out our online contact form for any other questions you may have and we will get back to you ASAP!

First Look – 2018 Audi TT RS Coupe

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The Audi TT RS is coming back and it’s promised to be better and faster than ever. With the demand for a hardcore racecar-for-the-streets growing larger and larger, Audi is vying to be top-dog in the industry when the 2018 TT RS comes to the United States next year. Take a look below at the specs and tech that the redesigned TT RS will have to offer.

Performance in a Lightweight Package

Audi has spared nothing in its pursuit to make the 2018 TT RS both lighter and more powerful. The race-proven, signature inline five-cylinder engine has been painstakingly retooled to produce 400 HP and, thanks to an aluminum engine block, weighs nearly 60 lbs. less than the previous model. This will improve weight distribution, allowing for the famed quattroTM all-wheel-drive system to make the most of the engine’s power to deliver an unparalleled driving experience.

Unmistakably Aggressive Design

Taking design cues from the R8 supercar, the 2018 Audi TT RS features a truly sinister front fascia, from its angry LED headlights to the huge air intake vents. Out back, there is a fixed rear spoiler to keep the TT RS planted to the road and a unique rear diffuser with integrated exhaust tips. All of these touches make for a sports car that’s as striking to look at as it is to drive.

While the 2018 Audi TT RS is still a little over a year away from its United States debut, Audi of Hoffman Estates has a huge inventory of all-new and pre-owned Audi models that employ the same driving ethos used in the design of the 2018 Audi TT RS. If you have any questions about how you can get behind the wheel of a new performance-inspired Audi model, give us a call at (888) 698-1441 or use our online email form to get in touch today.

Audi Plans To Launch Three Fully Electric Models By 2020

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Electric cars have come in and out of vogue since the late 19th century. However, it finally seems they are here to stay. Within the next few years, Audi intends on adjusting their lineup to include three models that are fully electronic. Audi states that 25-30% of their sales will be made up entirely of electric models by 2025.

Adjusting, Expanding, and Adapting

Audi has always been an extremely resourceful and forward-thinking automaker. According to Audi Chief Executive Rupert Stadler says they will be transferring funding from niche models, such as the two-door A3, and use those resources to develop new electric vehicles. “We’d rather invest the money that is freed up in new models and other derivatives,” said Stadler.

Other Future Innovations

Stadler also said that more research in alternative fuel-cell powered vehicles is essential to the future of Audi and the rest of the automotive industry. He also said that Audi will be planning on developing a subsidiary to begin creating a completely autonomous car “that may not even need a steering wheel or pedals.”

While these innovations are currently only in developmental stages, Audi of Hoffman Estates has a huge inventory of brand new Audi models that feature some of the most advanced technology in the industry, such as their Virtual Cockpit. If you have any questions about Audi technology or want to schedule a test drive, give us a call at (888) 698-1441 or use our online contact form to get in touch with our team.

Audi Increases Global Sales For First Half of 2016

For 66 straight months, Audi has posted record-breaking sales numbers in the United States. This achievement is also indicative of the luxury manufacturer’s worldwide sales performance, as Audi has posted a 5.6% worldwide sales increase compared to the same time in 2015.

Strong SUV and Crossover Sales

According to Audi, sales of the Q7 have been nothing short of astonishing as of late, as the worldwide demand for the full-size luxury SUV has absolutely exploded, increasing by a massive 73.6% since last year. In the United States alone, SUV and crossover sales climbed a total of 24% since 2015. In fact, nearly every other Audi buyer in the United States purchased a Q3, Q5, or Q7 model.

Are you interested in finding out why consumers are flocking to Audi more than ever? Come to Audi of Hoffman Estates so you can experience it firsthand. Give us a call at (888) 698-1441 or use our online contact form to schedule a test drive today.

The Audi A4 Allroad Returns For The 2017 Model Year

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The A4 Allroad has garnered somewhat of a cult following due to its all-terrain capability and rugged exterior trim. Audi has listened to their diehard enthusiasts and has made the 2017 A4 Allroad even better than ever before. Read on to see what the A4 Allroad will bring to our Audi dealership in Hoffman Estates, IL.

Truly In A Class Of Its Own

It’s hard to label a vehicle like the 2017 A4 Allroad. The long-roof has an extra 34 mm of ground clearance, standard quattroTM all-wheel-drive, adaptive suspension, extensive underbody protection, and hill descent control. However, it is by no means a simple off-road toy. The A4 Allroad is designed to conquer any terrain while maintaining the poise and luxury synonymous with every vehicle that bears the Audi logo. With its 12.3-in. high-resolution digital display, Apple CarPlayTM, and GoogleTM Android Auto connectivity, drivers can effortlessly stay connected while cruising effortlessly down Hoffman Estates, IL area highways or navigating winding gravel country back roads.

Is the 2017 Audi A4 Allroad the perfect car for your active and adventurous lifestyle? Maybe something a little less rugged is more your speed. Either way, we have an extensive inventory of new and pre-owned vehicles that will surely suit your needs. Contact our team at Audi of Hoffman Estates through our online email form or give us a call at (888) 698-1441. Our experts will be able to answer any questions you may have.

Audi Hosts 24-Hour Forza Motorsports Endurance Event

 

Endurance races are the absolute pinnacle of motorsport, requiring nearly inhuman amounts of stamina and focus while piloting the most advanced motorcars on the planet. Forza Motorsports and Audi plan to bring the world of true endurance racing to the layman by presenting the world’s first 24-hour online race simulation.

Audi 24 Hours of Le Forza

Hosted on the famed live stream host “Twitch,” which gains over 100 million monthly views, Audi plans on hosting the largest online race of all-time. Twelve teams will be a part of the 24-hour virtual race, which has been dubbed “Audi 24 Hours of Le Forza” in homage to the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans. Competitors will be dressed in full racing regalia and work the same real-life shifts as the contestants of the grueling 24 Hours of Le Mans. By using both the Forza Motorsports racing simulator and the Twitch livestream platform, Audi continues to prove that they are one of the foremost innovators in the luxury and performance automobile market.

While Audi of Hoffman Estates does not offer the same 13-time 24 Hours of Le Mans winning Audi LMP1 endurance cars on our lot, we do offer a wide variety of performance models from the SQ5 crossover to the R8 supercar. If you have any questions or concerns, please call us at (847) 843-9900 or use our online contact form to get in touch with one of our team members.