Audi showcased the new TTS sports coupe with its new generation, Web-connected digital dashboard at the Connected Car Expo preceding the LA Auto Show, which ran from November 21 to 30 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
Automakers' racing efforts serve as test beds for the performance and efficiency tech that will power tomorrow cars. That the cars are rolling billboards helps improve brand awareness among enthusiasts.
Also in Volkswagen's booth is Tanner Foust's Global Rallycross Championship Volkswagen Beetle. With 540 horsepower from its turbocharged 1.6-liter engine and all-wheel drive, this punch buggy slugs back.