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    1. Spied: Audi RS 6 Avant at Nurburgring



      How do you know a car is nearing production? When it has its coming out party at the Nurburgring. We've seen A6 and A7 mules that we thought were RS mules before but there's no question about this Avant. Those bolstered fender flares are one easy spot but the other is a disguised fascia nearly identical to RS 4 mules before that car was revealed.

      Under the hood we expect to see a higher-powered variation of ...
    2. 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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    3. Spied (Again): Facelifted Audi Q5 S-line



      Spy photographers working in the northern test areas of Sweden have again spied the facelifted Q5. Just as the previously spotted black US-spec car spied a few weeks ago, this white European model shows some basic disguise around the grille corners and older headlight/taillight clusters but this is undeniably a facelift with A6-inspired S-line bumper trim.

      How do we know ...
    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 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 ...
    6. Spied: Believed Third Gen Audi TT Mule Surfaces



      Near as we can tell, what you see here are the first known photos of a TT test mule. The car, obviously wearing bodywork of the current car, was caught testing in Spain albeit from a distance and shot on 1900s era camera phone judging on the graininess. Still, the shots (and there are many so follow the link) capture the car from several angles.

      Granted, the bodywork is pretty much current TT so some might argue ...
    7. Spied: Audi Q5-bodied Porsche Cajun Mules Testing in Northern Sweden



      Given the two will share platform components, it's not been much of a surprise that Porsche continues to test prototypes of their upcoming Cajun crossover with Audi Q5 bodies. The Audi Q5 is in production and the site of a Q5 on public roads isn't exactly something special. Perhaps these mules go all but unnoticed most of the time... key terminology being "most of the time" since ...
    8. Spied: Audi A3 3-Door Cold-Weather Testing



      As winter sets in to the northern hemisphere, Audi's team of engineers and fleet of future product mules have headed north to the barren areas of remote Sweden. So too have spy photographers and the latest set of shots to come in from our spy photog sources show that the 3-door Audi A3 is still very much in the cycle of cold weather testing.

      Company sources ...
    9. Spied: Facelifted Audi A4 allroad



      The latest Audi test mule spy photographers have zeroed in is the upcoming facelift application to the A4 allroad. Consistent with other updates we've seen on previous B8 product improvement mules, namely the RS 4 Avant, these shots show allroad specific details including a wheel design we've not yet seen before.

      Inside ...
    10. Spied: Test Mule Proof of an Upcoming Audi RS 1? We Think So.



      Check out this latest test mule the mad staff at quattro GmbH have been testing at the Nurburgring. Photographed at the roundabout near the track, this blacked-out Audi A1 would seem to be a dead giveaway of the existence of an RS 1 program.

      Those following the A1 story know the intel thus far. quattro was bound for the A1 lineup from the beginning in the form of the Haldex system ...
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