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    1. "The Sport quattro is Ugly." Ex-Audi Designer Peter Birtwhistle Makes Us Cry.



      Here's a headline you don't see every day. Audi Sport Quattro "is ugly” popped up on our daily news search over on AutoCar.co.uk. Seems the designer of the Audi homologation special and rally icon Peter Birtwhistle was a bit critical of the car in some comments made to the UK weekly ...
    2. Auto Express Publishes Rumor Piece on A1-based S1 Hot Hatch



      It was more than rumor that an S1 would display at last September's Paris Motor Show. Even the official website for the industry event listed an S-car version of Audi's hot-selling A1 3-door. In the end sources at Audi told us the car was pulled from the Paris lineup.

      In a new story by AutoExpress, the British automotive news magazine suggests that the original ...
    3. Audi S1 and S8 Set for Paris Says Auto Motor und Sport. No Mention of S7.



      German automotive magazine Auto Motor und Sport published their own Paris preview and in that suggest that Audi plans to pull the wraps off of a new S1 and S8, S-car versions of the all-new A1 and A8. Interestingly, A,M und S makes no reference of an S7 that was suggested by a source of ours at Audi just last ...
    4. Spied: Possible Audi S1 Mule Out Testing



      We're not certain but we suspect the spy photographers who nabbed this Ingolstadt plated A1 running big wheels may be correct that it is an S1 test mule. Few details are confirmed about the upcoming S-version making us suspect most of the rumors around the car are just that but most suggest a 1.4-liter turbocharged 4-banger.

      Will it have quattro? If it doesn't it'll be the first S-car ...
    5. Auto Motor und Sport Audi Intel: R4, A2, A1, S1, Next-Gen TT



      Our buddies over at GermanCarBlog have translated and summarized the latest Audi intel to be published by German car magazine Auto Motor und Sport. A M und S is usually pretty accurate so we read it with interest. Here's a quick rundown.

      Audi R4
      - Arrives (Europe at least) in 2014
      - Coupe and Roadster
      - Positioned BELOW TT
      - Engines Include 1.4 TFSI ...
    6. Audi RS 1 Render Found on AudiBlog.nl



      We know Audi is at least working on an S1 version of its new A1 hatch if not a full-blown RS 1. Still, that hasn't stopped the photoshoposphere from imagineering such a beast and we like what we see. We found this particular shot that uses many cues from the RS 5 PR photography over at AudiBlog.nl. Read more about it after the jump.

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