Ocean Park Automotive services & repairs all models of Audi
Audi slogan is “Truth in Engineering” and as a German automobile manufacturer that designs, engineers, manufactures and distributes automobiles. Audi oversees worldwide operations from its headquarters in Ingolstadt, Bavaria, Germany. A member of the “German Big 3” luxury automakers, Audi along with BMW and Mercedes-Benz, which are the three best-selling luxury automakers in the world.
- 1885 – The automobile company Wanderer was established, later becoming a branch of Audi AG.
- 1899 – August Horch established the company A. Horch & Cie. in the Ehrenfeld district of Cologne.
- 1910 – Horch starts using the name Audi Automobilwerke GmbH Zwickau (from 1915 on Audiwerke AG Zwickau) was entered in the company’s register of Zwickau registration court.The first Audi automobile, the Audi Type A 10/22 hp (16 kW) Sport-Phaeton, was produced.
- 1921 – Audi became the first German car manufacturer to present a production car, the Audi Type K, with left-handed drive. Left-hand drive spread and established dominance during the 1920s because it provided a better view of oncoming traffic, making overtaking safer.
- 1924 – The first six-cylinder model Audi Type M, 4,655 cc appeared.
- 1928 – Jørgen Rasmussen,the owner of Dampf-Kraft-Wagen (DKW), acquired the majority of shares in Audiwerke AG
- 1932 – Audi merged with Horch, DKW, and Wanderer, to form Auto Union AG, Chemnitz. Before World War II, Auto Union used the four interlinked rings that make up the Audi badge today, representing these four brands.
- 1990 – Audi began to shift its target market upscale to compete against German automakers Mercedes-Benz and BMW. This began with the release of the Audi V8 in 1990.
- 1991 – Audi had the four-cylinder Audi 80, the 5-cylinder Audi 90 and Audi 100, the turbocharged Audi 200 and the Audi V8. There was also a coupe version of the 80/90 with both 4- and 5-cylinder engines.
- 1992 – Audi introduced a 2.8L V6 engine. This engine was also fitted to a face-lifted Audi 80 (all 80 and 90 models were now badged 80 except for the USA), giving this model a choice of four-, five-, and six-cylinder engines, in Saloon, Coupé and Cabriolet body styles.
- 1995 – When the Audi A4 replaced the Audi 80. The new nomenclature scheme was applied to the Audi 100 to become the Audi A6
- 1998 – The radical Audi TT coupé and roadster were debuted
- 2012 – With a series of recall campaigns, Audi made several modifications; the first adjusted the distance between the brake and accelerator pedal on automatic-transmission models. Later repairs, of 250,000 cars dating back to 1978
- .2009 – China become a key market, representing 108,000 out of 705,000 cars delivered in the first three quarters. One factor for its popularity in China is that Audis have become the car of choice for purchase by the Chinese government.
- 2011 – Record sales for Audi of America with the new Audi A7 and Audi A3 TDI Clean Diesel.
- 2012, Audi reported a 10% increase in its sales—from 408 units to 480 in the last year alone.
When you’re ready to go, so is the Audi A3.
The A3 is the only vehicle in its class to offer three separate power configurations including the base 1.8 TFSI, ultra-efficient 2.0 TDI and high performance 2.0 TFSI with 220 horsepower and a top transfer rate of 0–100 km/h in 6.2 seconds. And thanks to innovative quattro® power redistribution, maintaining your connection to the road is never in question.
Every millimeter was considered for its impact in reinforcing the sporty nature of the A3. The interplay of light and shadow through the Shoulder, Tornado and Dynamic lines increase muscularity while streamlining flow and a sense of forward motion. Configure your A3 today