9:41 PM EST, November 10, 2010
Though you may not think of aluminum as a precious metal as you would gold, silver or platinum, the metal certainly had its heyday. Once scarce and valuable, it was prized by Napoleon III, shown at the Paris Exposition in 1855 and chosen to cap the Washington Monument in 1884.
April 22, 2010
It is not often that an automaker tries to combine "high-mileage fuel economy," "entertaining driving" and "luxury" in one vehicle. But those guys at Audi are giving it a shot with the diesel-powered A3 TDI, rated at 30 mpg city and 42 highway.
November 8, 2009
Test Drive: 2010 Audi A5 quattro cabriolet
It will warm back or butt like many others, but what sets the Audi A5 cabriolet apart is that it will warm your melon as well.
Around Cars.com's Chicago office, autumn is a dubious season to evaluate a convertible. Most days are too brisk for top-down driving, but it's not yet cold enough to write off trying. So you do, and then you regret that you did. Then you stare at the car with the top back up and wonder if you ought to try again.
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