According to British buff book AutoCar, Audi is seriously considering a production version of its Paris show stopper the quattro Concept. AC's source is none other than quattro GmbH boss Stefan Reil who suggested Audi has had a team of dedicated engineers in Ingolstadt 'advancing plans that it be approved'. Should that happen, the car will be built in limited numbers
Just this week European media has begun to test drive the new Audi A1 and the first round of British reviews has begun to filter in. Given this first-gen car won't be sold Stateside we'll have to live vicariously through the Brits for now but we can do so with a plethora of reports. Check them out via the links below.
Full Story - AutoCar
Full Story - AutoExpress
UK automotive weekly AutoCar Magazine has published a review of an Audi R8 4.2 variant augmented through the addition of VF-Engineering's supercharger system. The kit is good for a reported 548 bhp at 7500 rpm (30 more than the V10) and torque of 437 lb ft at 4800 rpm.
The VF kit uses a roots style Magnuson/Eaton TVS 1900 supercharger running 6-7 psi, an air-water heat exchanger and GIAC
We've just stumbled across several video clips on YouTube documenting two UK magazines (EVO and AutoCar) test driving the Audi R8 LMS racecar, specifically one of the United AutoSports cars. Watch below.
AutoCar has run a piece this week on a new second-generation Audi A2. Audi executives have confirmed this model to many of the press including Fourtitude. Most of those mentions have also confirmed the likelihood of electric drive and a foregoing of an Audi Space Frame like the first generation in order to keep costs in line. This is all mentioned in the AutoCar piece so no new news here but the British
AutoCar has run a new report about the upcoming Audi A7 four door coupe due sometime later this year. The story includes two new spy photos of an A7 mule in testing and suggests a few details that we can comment on based on our own intel sources.
First is the release date, set for a Paris Auto Show reveal says AutoCar. We'd said the Moscow Auto Show earlier but we hear that's been changed.