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    1. Another Audi RS 7 Spy Mule Surfaces, This Time in USA and Under Hood Photos Included



      Photos surfaced earlier today on Quattroworld of what appears to be an RS 7 test mule shot near Las Vegas. On the surface, this matte black A7 tester features a larger front fascia that, while not far from the chin of the freshly facelifted S5, is both larger and more animated. Taking the image and blowing up the front fascia section (above) reveals a chin identical to the gloss black test mule spied testing in Spain in late ...
    2. STaSIS Releases First Pics of Upgraded Audi A7



      West Virginia-based Audi tuning firm STaSIS has released its first photos of the new Audi A7 with upgrades. In the photos we can see STaSIS wheels, exhaust, Alcon Brakes and a lowered suspension (presumably Ohlins). Since STaSIS is one of the companies offering an ECU upgrade for the 3.0 TFSI, expect an upgrade there too. Check out the rest of the photos below.

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    3. US-Spec Audi S6 Test Mule Spied, Pics at Car & Driver



      It's not that S6 mules haven't been seen before. They have. Still, one spotted on US soil in US trim is another matter entirely. Looking much like an A6 S-line save for the quad tailpipes, we're guessing this navy blue mule didn't even stick out much in traffic. After all, dealers are receiving their demo A6s already. Fortunatley, photographer Jeremy Kupfer was eagle eyed and ...
    4. quattro GmbH Builds Stomping Audi Q3 2.5 TFSI with TT RS / RS 3 Engine


      For those keeping track, the presence of quattro GmBh boss Stefan Reil at the Zurich launch of the Audi Q3 last week was a bit of a puzzler. The German executive was quoted in a story about the production determination of the quattro Concept for an article on Edmunds Inside Line, but also very interesting is why Audi's high performance boss would be at the launch of a 4-cylinder crossover.

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    5. Breaking: Audi 3.0T Could Switch to Turbo Says Kacher



      We've said it before and will say it again. Georg Kacher knows his $h*t. We like to think we're well informed in these pages and that level of knowledge constantly confirms to us that Kacher is even better in-the-know. The German auto journalist who contributes to CAR and Automobile ...
    6. Audi S6 Renders Surface on AutoLifestyle.NL



      We've just spotted a pair (front above, rear after the link) over on AutoLifestyle.nl. The shots appear to take S-line imagery from the A6's Italian press launch and sticks to the basics of converting the car to an S6 based on known styling changes employed on the most recently updated TT S-line and TTS. The formula is simple, adding ...
    7. Rumor Alert: New 4.0T Details from AutoCar by Way of Bentley



      We first heard about the upcoming 4.0T FSI several years ago from a highly-placed source as a likely candidate for future S8, S6, S7 and even RS variants as Audi downsizes out of V10s. We've even written about it several times ( HERE , HERE , HERE , and HERE ). Bentley even confirmed their own intent to use the motor in their Paris press release about the ...
    8. Kacher Details 2016 Audi A8, A9 coupe and roadster, New MSB Architecture, 3.0T FSI Biturbo and More



      The latest "Deep Dive" column over on Automobile Magazine's website is exemplary of what we've come to expect from German auto journalist Georg Kacher. The piece is long-looking... 2016 A8 long-looking, and includes information of an A9 coupe and roadster.

      It probably goes without saying here but we'll revisit... Kacher is wired into the management ...