Audi infotainment touchscreens primed for a big boost in 2021 models

When they arrive later this year, most new 2021 Audi vehicles will get a significant power bump—at least, behind the touchscreen.

This week, Audi announced it would include in most of its 2021 models an upgraded version of its infotainment system, which is called MIB 3.

The system, which operates behind the scenes and controls vehicle functions, radio, navigation, climate control, and more, will be more responsive and up to 10 times faster than previous systems. According to Audi, the system can turn on some features not purchased new with the vehicle—such as navigation for 2021 A4 and 2021 A5

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2020 Audi Q3 Premium Plus is punk-rock practical

The 2020 Audi Q3 is a small luxury crossover engineered for mass appeal like Wonder Bread—and I discovered that I like both. I like Wonder Bread and American cheese and bologna with yellow mustard, and I’m not being ironic. Don’t ask me why, I don’t understand it myself. I wasn’t sure if I’d like the Q3, however.

That’s because I push back on most things mainstream like a reflex. It’s saved me from the Macarena and boy bands, but it also kept me from pop culture references and my texts read like they came from your grandad. I was 26

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