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    1. Could Mid-Engine Audi R5 Be on Again? Kacher Deep Dive on VAG Platform Sets Suggests It Is.



      On again. Off again. On again. Off again. When last we heard intel on the much-rumored and much-lusted-for mid-engine Audi R5 (rendered above and proposed baby brother to the R8), the project was dead... done... kaput. Now the often extremely well connected Georg Kacher has published his latest Deep Dive column in Automobile Magazine and the piece says otherwise. ...
    2. 3.0 Twin Turbo with 7-Speed Manual Planned for Audi MLB B8-Based Variant, But Here's the Rub...



      Greg Kable has filed a most interesting report over at AutoCar. The report involves intel on a new engine - namely a new 3.0-liter twin turbo V6. The new engine will feature twin sequential Borg Warner turbochargers and air-to-air intercooler system and internal upgrades that will result in a power output in the neighborhood of 370 bhp and 400 lb ft. The engine will be paired with ...
    3. Latest Audi Q5 Spy Photos Reveal Most Undisguised Look Yet



      We've got a new set of Q5 spy photos from our spy photographer sources and these latest shots reveal new details. What you see here is what appears to be a non S-line version with very little disguise. Look closely and you can clearly see the hexagonal grille with no fake framing and what appears to also be the new lighting clusters with solid LED style housings.

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    4. Next-Generation MLB Audi Q7 Spied Cold Weather Testing in Sweden



      Spy photographers have caught a next generation Audi Q7 mule cold weather testing in Sweden today. If it doesn't look much different from the current car, don't fret. Audi usually tests cars early in their gestation period wearing bodywork from the current car.

      Underneath the Q7 bodywork is where the key changes are. The next-generation Q7 will migrate to Audi's modular longitudinal ...
    5. Audi Q5 Platform-Shared Porsche Crossover Name Changes to Macan



      Porsche has announced today a name change for its small Audi Q5-based crossover. Dubbed "Cajun" during development by Porsche themselves, Cajun was the believed nomenclature for the crossover that's been seen testing wearing Audi Q5 bodywork from the Nurburgring to northern Sweden. That name is officially changed though, confirmed as "Macan" by Porsche just this morning.
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    6. Audi RS 4 Marketing Photos Released



      Audi's moved to the next phase of media rollout on the RS 4, adding a section to its German consumer website including some new photographic media. We've added the full set to our own gallery though you can also download logo-adorned high-res for your own wallpaper via their site. Find both via the links below.

      PHOTO GALLERY: Audi RS 4 ...
    7. Audi RS 4 Photos Leaked via Broken European Embargo



      Here it is! It appears those mysterious Polish bumper photos were spot on. What you're looking at is the initial mix of embargo photos released to the European press this week. We've found at least one site who's blown the embargo and since we're not held back by this particular embargo we've decided to re-post them now that they're published and out ...
    8. Audi RS 4 Bumper Mystery Continues But Potential British Customers May Now Rejoice



      We've just received some new spy photos of the Audi RS 4 still doing some testing in southern Europe. Bodywork of the car remains still remains unclear though shots like the one above to reveal a few key points. In particular, the front quarter panel in this shot from above seems to confirm a box flare style of widened fender consistent with the ...
    9. Lamborghini SUV In the Works to Share MLB Architecture with Next Audi Q7 & Porsche Cayenne



      Remember the Lamborghini Estoque concept (teased above)? This edgy sedan was an experiment by Lamborghini, but one Sant Agata just as quickly dismissed when the market hit a recession back in 2008. That concept was based on Audi's then upcoming MLB architecture and experimented with ...
    10. Bloomberg Story Offers Industry Analyst Take on Audi and Volkswagen Group's Upcoming MQB Architecture



      Just one year after the debut of the A3 Concept that revealed Audi's plans for an A3 sedan, Ingolstadt will launch the first production version (a 3-door) of the all-new A3, again at the Geneva Motor ...
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