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What is Horsepower? | Learn About Horsepower


James Watt, an eighteenth-century engineer, developed the term "horsepower." Today, this word is used by car dealerships and manufacturers to describe the power of engines in their vehicles. It is also used by consumers to comparison shop.

Watt knew that the vast majority his customers were using horses to haul coal in their mines. He was determined to show these potential customers that his engines would work harder than the horses they were using. He studied the horses' work and determined that one horse could haul 33,000 pounds one foot in one minute...
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Audi’s Quattro AWD Comes in Two Gripping Flavors

When the weather gets rough, there’s only one remedy: an all-wheel drive system that has your back. If you opt for an Audi, their Quattro technology offers quite the gripping proposition. Now offered as a full-time system and an intelligent, FWD-driven on demand one, it can be had in a guise for the more efficiency minded, too.

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Audi’s Quattro AWD Comes in Two Gripping Flavors

When the weather gets rough, there’s only one remedy: an all-wheel drive system that has your back. If you opt for an Audi, their Quattro technology offers quite the gripping proposition. Now offered as a full-time system and an intelligent, FWD-driven on demand one, it can be had in a guise for the more efficiency minded, too.

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The Class-Leading 2017 Audi A4 Can’t Stop Winning New Fans

After just over a year on the market, one thing is clear—drivers are in love with the 2017 Audi A4. And we’re not just talking about the car’s loyal fan base. In fact, reviewers are saying this car has the clout to easily one-up its German competitors thanks to its powerful presence, engine, driving dynamics, and technology.

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Give the best gift this season

There is no such thing as a car that is too safe, and with quattro all-wheel drive technology in the Audi A4, you can enjoy 220 horsepower while knowing the car has your back. Plus, with parking system with rear view camera, Audi side assist, and xenon plus headlights with LED daytime running lights, you are protected from all sides. The A4 proves that just because you have top safety features, it doesn't mean you have to be dowdy, and with its head-turning style and leather interior, the point comes across beautifully.

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Being green the easy way with Audi and The Muppets

When you think of green, you may think of money, but most likely you will think of the Audi A3 Sportback e-tron which has paired up with another green thing, Kermit the Frog as they promote the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards which Audi is sponsoring again this year. In a promotional stunt, Miss Piggy arranges a lunch date with her ex-boyfriend, Kermit, to discuss the Emmy Awards and of course his new girlfriend, Denise.

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Audi connect Keeps You Connected On-the-Go

When you're behind the wheel, you want to stay connected to the world around you. Fortunately, with Audi connect, staying connected to the world outside is easier than ever. Learn more about this intuitive feature in the video below:

If you'd like to learn more about Audi connect, we invite you to visit the Audi Midtown Toronto showroom in Toronto, ON today. In our showroom, you'll find a comprehensive inventory of new Audi vehicles that come equipped with this tech-savvy feature.

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