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A History of Luxury...Continued

Audi A History of Luxury... CONTINUED Birth of a Status Symbol NEW HEIGHTS Audi was founded in a time when cars were only available to the very wealthy and only seen as a luxury item and status symbol. Unlike Ford in America, they were not concerned with making automobiles available and practical for everyone, they were concerned with luxury. July 2012 ranks as the best July in Audi of America history Second-best July for pre-owned 20% sales 1899 August Horch founds A. Horch & Cie. or more increase from Audi Certified pre-owned sales of 3,136 vehicles set a For the record-setting month of July 2012, four record as the second-best Audi models recorded year-over-year sales 2011 Sales: July despite the reduced 117,561 increases of 20% or more, including the Audi A3, inventory of available the Audi A4, the Audi A5 and the Audi A6 models. models for the program. 1901 THE LINE UP First Horch car produced, the "Phaeton" AUDI A5 UNITS PRODUCED STARTING PRICE 26,041 $36,900 Price: 3,500 marks ($60,676.41 in 2011.) Units Produced: 10 cars Top Speed: 30 km/h 0-60 MPH HORSEPOWER 6.4 sec 211 at 4300 - 6000 RPM 1910 AUDI S5 CABRIOLET Sale increase of 66.8% from 2011 After having left A. Horch & Cie., Horch creates Audiwerke UNITS PRODUCED STARTING PRICE # 26,041 Audi GmbH $59,050 The word "Audi" meaning "listen" in Latin 0-60 MPH HORSEPOWER 5.2 sec 333 at 5500 - 7000 RPM AUDI A6 UNITS PRODUCED STARTING PRICE 曲 241,86 $41,700 The Type A First car under the Audi name IN 2011 0-60 MPH HORSEPOWER 5.3 sec 310 at 5500 - 6500 RPM 1941 AUDI A7 Auto Union factories retooled for armaments making them targets for allied bombing UNITS PRODUCED STARTING PRICE 1950 曲 37,301 24 $59,250 IN 2011 60 MPH HORSEPOWER Audi produces its first post-war O 5.4 sec 310 at passenger car. 5500 - 6500 RPM AUDI A8 UNITS PRODUCED STARTING PRICE A 32,850 $78, 750 2006-2012 60 MPH HORSEPOWER 3.7 sec 525 at The DKW F89 P Price: 3799.07 marks ($35012.07 in 2011) 8000 RPM Sources;jsessionid=EF2DD1B054FBF2F189ABESBAB4AA3622?&id=1328&mid=53 ps_vis a vis.html n/about/main/history/Chronicle/2006.html&container=page n/about/main/history/Chronicle/2006.html&container=page Audi the auto GALLERY

A History of Luxury...Continued

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