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    1. Video: Audi TT RS vs. Boxster S vs. 370Z on Fifth Gear (plus the Stig!)



      Fifth Gear, that other British automotive show, recently threw the Audi TT RS up against the Porsche Boxster S and Nissan 370Z. This wasn't your typical match, including an agility test with J-turns and sliding into parking spaces, a drifting competition and finally a hot lap.

      Interestingly, ...
    2. Porsche Named Winner in Development Bid Versus Audi within VAG Says Automotive News



      If you're as fascinated by internal development of product at Audi and its Volkswagen Group parent then you'll likely not want to miss this blog post (linked below) we've found over at Automotive News Europe.

      From the sounds of the piece, Audi and Porsche had both lobbied for developmental control of sports cars and big luxury cars. According to the report, the decision was made by Volkswagen ...
    3. Choice Gear: Scalextric Top Gear Powerlaps Racing Set



      Check out the latest slot car racing set from Scalextric, an homage to Top Gear that replicates (to a degree) the BBC show's test track including curves with names like Gambon and Hammerhead printed on the track pieces. Looks cool and a great add to our 2010 Gift Guide watch list we've got going.

      So why not wait until after Thanksgiving and run this with the gift guide? Griot's Garage, stocking the set ...
    4. Could This Porsche Hide the Secret Future of quattro in Sportscar Racing?



      We had an "ah-ha" moment of enlightenment this past weekend at the ALMS Petit Le Mans endurance race at Road Atlanta. The lone North American event during the 2010 season for the Audi Sport R15 squad, the race was by no means off the radar for Audi enthusiasts. Many tuning in probably also knew that the Le Mans winning driver trio of Mike Rockenfeller, ...
    5. Lucas Luhr to Return to Prototype Racing in Porsche RS Spyder at Petit Le Mans



      Good news for fans of Audi Sport driver Lucas Luhr. The 2008 ALMS P1 champion will join drivers Saascha Maassen and Klaus Graf for the 2010 Petit Le Mans at the wheel of the Muscle Milk Porsche RS Spyder next week. Lucas was not active on Audi's prototype roster this year, appearing in R8 LMS GT3 endurance racing and ...
    6. Audi Exclusive Sighting: Likely 911 GT3 RS-Inspired Audi TTS Coupe in Porsche Signal Green



      Here's one very interesting-looking Audi TTS found in the dealer stock of the Audi Zentrum Nurnburg - Marienberg in Germany. It appears the dealership or the owner dipped rather effectively into the Audi Exclusive options list and ordered themselves a TTS in what appears to be Porsche Signal Green. Opting also for black optics including gloss black painted wheels, blacked out grille, TTRS spoiler and carbon ...
    7. Former Audi AG Product Boss Matthias Mueller Tapped for Chief of Porsche



      Former Audi product strategy executive Matthias Mueller was named today the new chief executive officer of the Porsche brand, replacing Michael Macht who moves to a position as Volkswagen production chief. Mueller is credited with masterminding Audi's successful move into additional niche vehicles, expertise that will serve him well as Volkswagen plans to double Porsche sales in such a fashion.

      Previously ...