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Technology Lexicon

Audi Technology Lexicon

From adaptive cruise control through the quattro drive to the Audi virtual cockpit: The technology lexicon contains details on all Audi technologies, in compact form and all in one place. Here we provide background information on the individual systems and explain the benefits to the customer.

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Download the Audi Technology Lexicon with descriptions on all technologies used by Audi as of March 6th, 2017.
Not all automatic transmissions are the same, and not all quattro drive systems are the same. In this section, we decipher the different technologies, explain their modes of operation as well as concepts like the Audi valvelift system and ‘rightsizing’.
As an alternative to analog dial instruments, Audi offers innovative displays that include a fully digital instrument cluster with high-resolution, user-configurable graphics. Another highlight: the head-up display directly in the driver’s field of view.
Buttons, controls, touchpad, voice control and intelligent search functions – the options for user operation are extremely varied. They all aim to achieve a common goal: to guide the driver through the highly advanced infotainment system intuitively and ergonomically.
Audi assists drivers with a broad range of assistance systems – from turn and parking assistants to the camera-based road sign recognition. They deliver more safety, convenience and efficiency, and they pave the way for piloted driving.
A high level of comfort and exciting dynamics – Audi combines these traits in its models using intelligent and extremely complex chassis technologies. In many cases, drivers can individually control the tuning of their cars.
Intelligent connectivity and communication solutions are keys to the future of the automobile. With its LTE module, Audi is connecting its models to the World Wide Web and is integrating smartphones into the vehicle infotainment system in a variety of ways.
One of the most important laws of the road is to see and be seen. The Ingolstadt-based premium carmaker fulfills this maxim with innovative lighting technologies and combines them with highly expressive design.
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