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MrGasKGB
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 9:13:39 AM

ZETLAND, AUSTRALIA – Jan 24,2013: Audi continues to drive progress in lighting technology. Today, its xenon plus- and LED headlights already provide excellent illumination of the road and give vehicles bearing the four rings an unmistakable look. In the future, vehicle lighting from Audi will react even more precisely to environmental conditions, and it will feature full electronic control. The first step in this direction will be taken this year in the form of innovative matrix LED headlights.


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MadFueler
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2013 12:40:04 PM

Looks like a great leap forward, if all works properly. It'll be expensive at first, but most people who buy Audis don't do so based on price anyway. My main concerns are with the mechanism that points the beams (more moving parts to fail) and that a change in US law would be needed to allow sequential turning signals.
DesertRat2011
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2013 11:40:30 AM

Now if they can keep the plastic lens covers from going bad they will have a great improvement.
jrs4125
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2013 9:44:02 AM

Alrighty then
millerin
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2013 9:39:56 AM

Audi way to go
virostek
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2013 7:19:09 AM

OK.
335d1
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Message Posted: Jan 25, 2013 6:38:54 AM

Good.
andy1024
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 11:17:22 PM

Audi lights are ahead of the pack.
jl1rp
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 11:04:10 PM

Nice stuff, but right now it cost a lot.
alterman156
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 10:17:50 PM

Looks good on paper so far.
Anty57
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 3:50:56 PM

expensive for sure
hrtdi
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 3:30:12 PM

Good thing if the luminosity can be ajusted depending on environnement and is less blinding.
schatzila
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 12:21:00 PM

Bring on the LEDs
hornet17
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 10:24:43 AM

sounds expensive.
BobBG
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 10:21:51 AM

I hope this technology makes it to car that I can afford.
orphancarguyPE
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 10:18:17 AM

I'm looking forward to bulbs that never need replacement as long as you own the car.
Zuegma
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 10:11:30 AM

Enhanced lighting is indeed an important safety featurel As long as the price tag for this already expensive car does not go up at the same time.
MrDeath666
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 10:06:13 AM

As long as it doesn't blind other drivers.
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 10:05:20 AM

Too bad they can't design the headlights so they they don't blind you in the car ahead!
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 10:04:31 AM

more german excellance
YaBassa
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 9:58:19 AM

Excellent Audi! Someone needs to lead the way
Buckeyee
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 9:55:11 AM

The Feds should be pushing this new lighting for all cars !!
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 9:37:17 AM

Nice!
knutzAL
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 9:35:27 AM

Huh?
txequitygas
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 9:28:32 AM

pricy yes
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 9:28:13 AM

Love it!
BIGALRPH
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 9:17:34 AM

Audi cars really have a distinctive look on the road. The LED driving lights look great. But there is a price to pay to drive one of these autos.
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Message Posted: Jan 24, 2013 9:15:11 AM

Love those LED's!!!
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