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    1. #4FACT - Q5 Wasn't the First Audi to Be Used as Porsche Test Mule. Early 928 Drivetrain Mules Were Bertone Designed C1 Coupe S



      #4FACT
      Q5 Not the First Audi to Be Used as Porsche Test Mule. 928 Mules Were Bertone Designed C1 Coupe S

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      The Q5-bodied Cajun mule rounding the Nurburgring this week reminded us of less-known fact about the Porsche 928. Early drivetrain mules of that front-engined V8 GT were fitted with bodies of the C1 Audi Coupe 100 S styled ...
    2. #4FACT Just 2 Black Audi Sport quattros Were Built, One for Walter Rohrl and One for Ferdinand Piech



      #4FACT
      Just two black Audi Sport quattros were built, one for Walter Rohrl and one for Ferdinand Piech.

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      Researching for our TT RS and Sport quattro comparison article published today , we learned this interesting fact.

      What is a #4FACT?
      When we review our note pads following press events, ...
    3. #4FACT Audi Sport quattro 4-Piston AP Racing Brakes Were Also Used on the Porsche 917



      #4FACT
      Audi Sport quattro 4-Piston AP Racing Brakes Were Also Used on the Porsche 917

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      Researching for our TT RS and Sport quattro comparison article published today , we learned this interesting fact.

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    4. #4FACT Next-Generation Audi Q7 Will Be Over 880 lbs. (400 kg) Lighter



      #4FACT
      The next-generation Audi Q7 will be over 880 lbs. (400 kg) lighter than the current Q7.

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      Learned at Audi Lightweight TechDay. Fourtitude sources have also told us that the Q7 will migrate to the MLB architecture that underpins the A4, A5, A6, A7 and A8. Could this mean ...
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    5. #4FACT - New Audi Crown Gear Differential Weighs 4.8kg, 2kg Lighter than Torsen



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      New Audi Crown Gear Differential Weighs 4.8kg, 2kg Lighter than Torsen

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      Learned during Audi's winter driving event Fascination quattro held near Mont Tremblant.

      What is a #4FACT?
      When we review our note pads following press events, we ...
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    6. #4FACT All-New C7 @Audi A6 3.0 TDI Is 17% More Fuel Efficient than Outgoing A6 3.0 TDI.



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      The All-New C7 @Audi A6 3.0 TDI Is 17% More Fuel Efficient than Outgoing A6 3.0 TDI.

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      Learned during Audi's Lightweight TechDay held in Neckarsulm, Germany following test drive of both the 2011 Audi A6 3.0 TDI quattro and the 2012 Audi A6 3.0 TDI quattro.

      What is a #4FACT?
      When we review our ...
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    7. #4FACT: The Audi R18 TDI Will Travel a Greater Distance During the 24 Hours of Le Mans than an F1 Car Will Travel over Entire Formula 1 Season



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      The Audi R18 TDI Will Travel a Greater Distance During the 24 Hours of Le Mans than an F1 Car Will Travel over Entire Formula 1 Season

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      Statement by Allan McNish relayed to us during an interview at the 2011 12 ...