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Audi R8 V10 – Carbon Fiber Mirrors & More…

Sep 2

After taking delivery of the new 2010 Audi R8 V10 the client was extremely excited and wanted to share his experience and initial driving impressions. From an appearance stand point the Audi R8 V10 has a larger rear lower defusser, larger sideblade for cooling, as well as full L.E.D (Light Emitting Diode) headlights. Now there […]

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Audi 3G MMI + iPod Bluetooth Adapter

Aug 21

Everyday I learn something new and today I learned something from a loyal reader of . I will leave the reader anonymous but will thank him greatly for his input and diligent research on this much discussed topic. With such a great response from the original topic of the Bluetooth adapter and the 2G […]

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What’s Your Story? – Audi Quattro

Aug 13

It has been sunny and dry in the Portland, Oregon area for almost 30 days straight and if you know anything about the North West you will know that that is an abnormal dry spell for us. I almost started to forget I lived in Oregon. Even though its summer and for most people that […]

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Portland Audi – Amazing Cars + B&0 (Bang & Olufsen)

Jul 23

Today we had a short term lease dropped off and it reminded me what great taste our Clients have in the Portland area. I like to go out and see all of the cars either traded in or dropped back off after a lease, it always makes me appreciate the quality and longevity of the […]

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Rear Seat Entertainment System – Invision Industries

Jul 19

After seeing the Invision SL Series rear seat entertainment system installed on a 2009 Audi Q7 I was very impressed. The headrests matched the interior nicely and the fit of the screen was nice and clean the workmanship was well executed. After turning the screens on I was also impressed with the clarity of the […]

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Audi Jukebox – How Do I Import Music?

Jun 26

First available on the Audi Q5 the 3G MMI system has a 40GB hard drive. Approximately 20GB of that hard drive is used to store navigation data and improved categorization and points of interest; 5GB-7GB is used for miscellaneous functions such as storing contacts from Bluetooth. Now that leaves us with about 12GB-15GB of this […]

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The Perfect Combination – Engine + Drivetrain

Jun 5

Today I was looking at the 2009 A3 and thought to myself how nice the combination of 2.0T and the Quatto All Wheel Drive is. Last year the 2.0T was not available with the Quattro drivetrain in North America and you could only get the Quattro A3 with the 3.2L V6 and I thought, at […]

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Audi Hybrid – The Most Fuel Efficient Cars + Start-Stop Technology

May 14

Audi is pushing to improve its fuel economy and CO2 emissions. Starting this summer (2009), its modular efficiency platform will benefit from additional new technologies: The onboard computer with the efficiency program and the start-stop system will raise the efficiency and convenience of the Audi models, according to the automaker. By 2012, the company projects […]

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Audi Thermo Cup Holder

May 4

I am not someone who eats or drinks in my car, however on those occasions that I do, I want my beverage to taste good. Whether a cold bottle of water or hot coffee while driving I want the temperature to be right for what I am drinking. Audi has introduced in the Q5, Thermo […]

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Audi Clean Diesel – TDI Fuel Economy

Apr 17

As the Audi Mileage Marathon from New York to Los Angeles proved, Audi TDI technology offers incredible range and astounding fuel efficiency. For instance, the A3 TDI achieved an incredible 50 MPG; but make no mistake, Audi TDI offers incredible acceleration off the line or in the middle of the power band, not surprising, since […]

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2009 Audi S4 – Sport Differential Explained

Feb 5

The new Audi S4 is the class leader in its competitive field. The engine it will be using is the 3.0 TFSI, delivering 333 horsepower, can achieve almost 25 miles to the gallon, and this is a 27% improvement in fuel economy over the previous S4. The S4 has always been known as a dynamic […]

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R8 – Piece By Piece

Jan 26

The R8 in its final form from a craftsmanship point of view is perfect. What does it take to build a vehicle with no imperfections? The answer is the human touch. To build a vehicle by hand is no easy task. This video gives you a glimpse at the R8 being crafted and an idea […]

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Audi Rear View Camera

Jan 12

Audi has always been a leader in advancements – but don’t get me wrong, the rear view camera system is not new technology; it is however, without fault. Your Audi may not be able to park itself yet, (thank goodness) but you will have the best supporting system to keep you, your family and your […]

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Setting Up Bluetooth – iPhone with Audi

Jan 8

Apple products and Audi’s are very compatible. It is said “if Apple made a car it would be an Audi,” the iPhone is no exception. The Audi interface on the MMI (Multi Media Interface) with the iPhone is seamless. Keep in mind your Audi has to be bluetooth equipped for this to work, also pairing […]

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2009 A4 0-60 MPH

Dec 27

It is said power is everything, and in automotive terms that would be “horsepower”, but what does that power get you? The fact is that horsepower is what consumes fuel and that it is torque that you feel in your seat. Torque is the force that will move you from a stand still and gives […]

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2009 Audi A4 Fuel Efficiency Chart

Dec 22

As previously posted, the 2009 Audi A4 is the largest car in its class. Among the many benefits to the new A4, it is also the most fuel efficient compared to its competitors. This very low maintenance engine has phenomenal fuel efficiency and a great drive train to back it up. The great fuel efficiency […]

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Retrofit Audi iPod Adapter

Dec 12

The most common accessory requested in the Audi parts department is the adapter for interfacing an iPod with your Audi. With the season of Audi upon us and such high demand for the iPod adapter, we have decided to have a promotion. Sunset Imports parts department is #1 in the area, #1 in the Western […]

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Audi (ACC) Adaptive Cruise Control

Dec 5

Adaptive Cruise Control is an optional feature on the 2009 A4, A5, S5, A8 and Q7. This feature uses radar to sense forward moving vehicles in front, to maintain a predetermined distance and speed. Adaptive Cruise Control will apply both brake and throttle as needed to keep your desired speed while maintaing a safe distance […]

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Bang & Olufsen

Nov 10

Passanger front door of Audi S8 With Bang & Olefsun Sound system Passanger front door of Audi S8 with Bose sound system Bang & Olufsen dash tweeter when sound system is off. Bang & Olufsen dash tweeter when sound system is on. As an option on most Audi’s the Bang & Olufsen sound system is […]

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Audi iPod Adapter Cable – MMI & AMI

Nov 6

Depending on what Audi and what iPod Or iPhone you have will determine what cable you will use in order to connect the devise with the Audi interface. Above is a Sheet that will help with what cable you require with your Audi and your particular devise. You will have to be aware of the […]

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Ceramic Brakes by Audi

Oct 16

There are many benefits of ceramic brakes in the automotive industry such as lighter weight, longer lasting components and superior stopping power at operating temperature. However historically they have been very difficult to manufacture “It’s not mechanical but chemical,” said Brembo’s Vavassori. “We start from powders and end up with a lightweight disc, but an […]

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Audi Dynamic Steering

Oct 13

Audi’s dynamic steering is somthing that is difficult to explain so this is a video that shows it in motion. To get a proper feeling of how this system works it truely has to be experienced in person. I have been very impressed with the steering characteristics in the Audi product in past years and […]

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Audi Drive Select Technology

Oct 6

With the release of the 2009 Audi A4 we have yet another pioneered piece of technology, Audi Drive Select (ADS). With this new advancement, the driver of the vehicle is able to select between comfort, dynamic and auto setting as well as individaul selections from each to best suit thier driving style. These selections can […]

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A3 “Tube style” Taillighting

Oct 4

Not only will Audi be leading the way with L.E.D lighting thechnology, they have also introduced the 2009 A3 “Tube Lighting” in thier taillights. This style of “Tube Lighting” seperates Audi from every other manufacturer. When I saw the 2009 A3 2.0T Quattro on the showroom floor I had to share my excitment. So the […]

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Audi L.E.D. Lighting Technology

Sep 14

For the 2009 Audi vehicle line up, a majority of the vehicles will be equipped with L.E.D lighting (Light Emitting Diode). These L.E.D’s will be used in the headlights, turn signals and brake light assemblies. Some of the major advantages of this form of lighting are they consume less energy, the take up less space […]

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1. Performance

Every part in the machine counts.

With our vehicles being developed from the ground up around the world famous & award winning Quattro All-wheel drive, it is no wonder we are the leader in performance.

With countless victories and developments in Le Mans, Rally racing, Pikes Peak, and touring car championships, we build the most competitive All-wheel drive cars in the world. If you are looking for that unfair advantage, welcome to Audi, you have found it.

2. Safety

Why die, when you can live?

Brought to you by the company that pioneered safety standards and crash testing almost 100 years ago, with Audi there is no compromise in safety.

Available with technical advancements such as side guard head protection, Side Assist, adaptive headlights, three point safety belts and many other award winning safety systems as well as L.E.D lighting.

3. Design

Everyone wants to look good right?

Bold dynamic lines with moving surfaces, coupe like design and an aggressive stance on the road whether moving or standing still.

Audi has set itself apart from the rest of the industry with driver oriented cockpits and the leader of interior craftsmanship, materials and fit and finish. Keep in mind our extensive use of aluminum, space frame technology and low center of gravity give you that true Audi experience inside and out.

4. Versatility

Sometimes abundance is not enough.

If you want it, Audi has it. And if you have heard of it, it is most likely an option. Audi builds the most versatile cars in the world. Four door sedan or sport back, Coupe or Sport utility vehicle, big or small, front wheel drive or Quattro, gas fuel or diesel - and you still have to pick a color.

We build vehicles that will truly win races and pick up the groceries on the way home. If you let an Audi tell you it's story, it will never disappoint or disconnect you from the experience.

5. Value

Yes, fair value exchange does exist.

Whether you go with a new Audi and get a 4-year 50k mile warranty, or the certified pre-owned Audi with the most comprehensive 300 + point inspection and up to 6 years, 100k miles, you will not only get the best car on the market,
you will gain piece of mind!

And really, you can't put a price on that.