Posts from ‘Audi’
Class: Premium Compact Car
Miles driven: 297
Fuel used: 11.6 gallons
Class: Premium Compact Crossover
Miles driven: 380
Fuel used: 17.3 gallons
There is an air of parsimony to the automotive print ads of 1982. Take in all of the examples and take note of the following:
If there is an automotive analogy to the concept of a shadow government, it’s the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). Although there’s nothing actually shadowy about the group, its members do establish a considerable number of standards and general guidelines by which the industry regulates and organizes itself. The SAE does this while having no direct relationship with any car manufacturer or the government.
Audi unveiled a redesigned fourth-generation version of its flagship large sedan in conjunction with the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show. The 2019 Audi A8 represents an evolution of the brand’s design language and debuts with a host of all-new technology features.
As far as recessions go, the economic dip of the early Eighties wasn’t much of a downturn. Apparently the Fed overdid it a bit, and tightened the money supply a bit more than banks and lenders liked.
Class: Premium Large SUV
Miles driven: 518
Fuel used: 23.3 gallons
I was pumping gas for a living in 1986, a job that enabled me to do more than my fair share of car watching. Thus, it saddens me a little to compile this list of forgotten rides.