Audi celebrates its 20th anniversary in Russia
OREANDA-NEWS Audi celebrates its 20th anniversary on the Russian market. The official history of Audi in Russia began in 1998 with the opening of a small office in the building of the Center for German Economy. According to the press service of Audi Russia, today the brand is represented in 40 Russian cities, where 54 Audi dealerships and service centers operate, including the flagship boutique in the center of Moscow - the innovative showroom Audi City Moscow.
The first year of Audi's work in Russia was marked by the debut of the Audi TT sports coupe. The rapid growth of the dealer network in 2004 coincided with the start of sales of the flagship of the brand - a representative sedan Audi A8 W12 with a 6-liter 450 hp engine, and Audi A6, which became the best seller of the brand in Russia and in the world. In 2005, the Audi model range was supplemented by the all-wheel drive crossover Q7.
In 2018, the new flagship sedan Audi A8 became available to the Russian buyers. Also this year on the Russian market there will be new A8, RS3, A7 and A6. In the second half of the year, Audi Company plans to start sales of a new full-size Audi Q8 crossover in Russia.