Emerging from an eased Covid-19 lockdown which saw car sales resuming in the middle of May, Audi is ready to come out all guns blazing with a salvo of new vehicles in the coming months — many of them high performance RS models.

In a virtual press conference hosted in SA on Tuesday, the German brand said the lockdown has accelerated the buydown trend experienced in the premium car market over the past few years, and the company will continue to primarily focus on its cars in the smaller A0 and A segments. These include the A1 and A3 compact cars and the Q2 and Q3 sports utility vehicles which collectively account for about 80% of Audi’s local sales...

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