Audi

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Dr. Dietmar Prof.
Voggenreiter Rupert Stadler

Speeches

Geneva International
Motor Show 2017
March 7, 2017 | Geneva
Audi
Communications

Dr. Dietmar Voggenreiter
Member of the Board of Management of AUDI AG,
Sales and Marketing

Speech Audi Press Conference
International Motor Show, Geneva, March 7, 2017

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Ladies and gentlemen,

welcome to Audi!
We are a brand, that embodies the future. We seek Vorsprung in everything we do.
This car is the best example for that. The all-new Audi SQ5* perfectly combines performance and functionality.
It’s the sportiest member of our Q5-familiy, with a turbocharged 3-liter TFSI engine and 354 horsepower. It
offers powerful performance – at the same time the car is extremely efficient with an average fuel consumption
of around 8.5 liter per 100km.

This is, what defines Audi: progress. Progress in every technology we invent. To reach this progress, we take
paths, no one ever took before. Therefore we provide sustainable mobility beyond our e-tron models!

Ladies and gentlemen,

with this Audi A5 Sportback g-tron* future driving starts right now. You already know this wonderful car. We
introduced the new Audi A5* last year. This car however is special: It runs on both gas and gasoline. It has
special tanks for CNG – compressed natural gas – with a total capacity of 19 kilograms. Those tanks have an
extra-lightweight design but are extremely strong.

Running on CNG, the A5 Sportback g-tron covers up to 500 kilometers. Combined with its gasoline operation, it
has a total range of 950 kilometers. The A5 Sportback g-tron takes us one step closer to CO2-neutral long-
distance mobility. It proves that sustainability can be attractive!

You’re probably asking yourselves now: Why is this car so eco-friendly? It is, because Vorsprung starts before
you drive! From our point of view the entire energy balance matters.
Well to wheel, the Audi A5 Sportback g-tron emits at least 80% less CO2 than a comparable gasoline-powered
car. We made this possible by our own Audi e-gas – an innovative synthetic gas made from renewable energy
sources and with CO2-capturing. We produce it for example at our power-to-gas facility in Werlte.

If you drive an Audi A5 Sportback g-tron, you drive eco-friendly without giving up on anything. You get a sporty
car with an emotional design. You can go long distances and refuel at a reasonable price at any CNG gas station.
And Audi takes care of your green footprint. We replace the amount of natural gas that you refuel with

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Audi e-gas in the overall gas grid. In this way, we bind your car’s CO2 emissions before you even start to drive: in
the fuel production. We are the first car manufacturer to do that.

And now we have a special offer for you: Whether you buy an Audi A5 Sportback g-tron, A3 Sportback g-tron* or
A4 Avant g-tron*, we guarantee this Audi e-gas service for the first three years of your g-tron. To you, this
service is free.

Thank you.

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Prof. Rupert Stadler
Chairman of the Board of Management of AUDI AG

Speech Audi Press Conference
International Motor Show, Geneva, March 7, 2017

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Ladies and gentlemen,

the Audi Q8 sport concept provides a good glimpse of the future of Audi.

First: It features our future design language. Many elements of this concept car give you hints of the series
version of the Audi Q8* to be launched in 2018. This full-size SUV is more impressive than any Audi before. It
perfectly combines the elegance of a coupe with SUV functionality and sportiness.

Second: This show car embodies Audi’s understanding of top of the range premium. Inside, you will see that
simplicity will be the new luxury. That’s why we’ve developed an user interface that makes things easy, with a
very clean design and large touchscreens. Operating them is very convenient and intuitive. The first series model
with a similar system will be the new Audi A8*.

And finally: The drive concept of the Audi Q8 sport concept is very smart. It has a 3-liter TFSI V6 engine
combined with a mild-hybrid system. With this technology, we gain more electric energy through recuperation
and store it for special driving situations. As an extra power boost or for emission-free driving in stop-and-go
traffic as well as when parking. We are talking about one liter of gasoline less fuel consumption. In the future,
we will offer mild-hybrid systems in every product line together with combustion engines. The first will be the
next-generation Audi A8 later this year.

Emotional design, innovative technologies and sustainable drive systems: The Audi Q8 sport concept gives you a
first impression of many amazing Audi models to come. On the one hand, we will renew five of our existing
product lines by the middle of next year – the A8, A7*, A6*, Q3* and A1*. On the other hand, we will develop
some all-new models. For example, three fully electric cars by the end of this decade.

Audi provides you with individual, sustainable premium mobility. The Audi A5 Sportback g-tron we just
presented is the perfect proof of that. Our future cars will be rich in digital infotainment on board. And step by
step, our cars will become smart companions. They will anticipate your needs and provide solutions – even
before you ask for them. This will also make your life easier. – Dreams of the future? This future starts right
now, with the cars on this stage.

Thank you.

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*The fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of all models named above and available on the
German market can be found in the list provided at the end of this document. | 3
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Contact

Speech Prof. Rupert Stadler:
Jürgen De Graeve
Corporate Communications
Phone: +49 841 89-34084
juergen.degraeve@audi.de

Speech Dr. Dietmar Voggenreiter:
Moritz Drechsel
Corporate Communications – Sales and Marketing
Phone: +49 841 89-39914
moritz.drechsel@audi.de

Fuel consumption figures of the models named above:

Audi A1:
This car is not yet on sale. It has not yet been homologated and is therefore not subject to the 1999/94/EG
guideline.

Audi A3 Sportback g-tron
Combined CNG consumption in kg/100km: 3.6 - 3,3**;
Combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 5.5 - 5,1**;
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km (CNG): 98 - 89**;
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km (fuel): 128 - 117**.

Audi A4 Avant g-tron:
Combined CNG consumption in kg/100km: 4.4 - 3.8**;
Combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 6.5 - 5.4**;
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km (CNG): 117 - 100**;
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km (fuel): 147 - 124**.

Audi A5:
Combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 7.8 - 4;
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km: 177 - 105.

Audi A5 Sportback g-tron:
This car is not yet on sale. It has not yet been homologated and is therefore not subject to the 1999/94/EG
guideline.

Audi A6:
This car is not yet on sale. It has not yet been homologated and is therefore not subject to the 1999/94/EG
guideline.

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Audi A7:
This car is not yet on sale. It has not yet been homologated and is therefore not subject to the 1999/94/EG
guideline.

Audi A8:
This car is not yet on sale. It has not yet been homologated and is therefore not subject to the 1999/94/EG
guideline.

Audi Q3:
This car is not yet on sale. It has not yet been homologated and is therefore not subject to the 1999/94/EG
guideline.

Audi Q8:
This car is not yet on sale. It has not yet been homologated and is therefore not subject to the 1999/94/EG
guideline.

Audi SQ5 TFSI:
Combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 8.5 - 8.3**;
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km: 195 - 189**.

** Fuel consumption and CO2 emissions data are dependent on the choice of wheels and tires as well as on the combination of
engine and gearbox.

Geneva International Motor Show | March 7, 2017 | Geneva

*The fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of all models named above and available on the
German market can be found in the list provided at the end of this document. | 5

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