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    1. Audi Acquisition of Ducati Announcement Due Next Week Says Reuters Report



      Though rumored for at least a month, Audi is poised to announce its acquisition of Italian motorcycle manufacturer Ducati says a Reuters report. Two unnamed Reuters sources described as "familiar with the matter" say Audi encountered no major stumbling ...
    2. Toyota Pulls out of WEC Spa-Francorchamps Round Following Accident in Testing



      In a surprise move, Toyota has withdrawn from the WEC round at Spa-Francorchamps scheduled for May 5. Sources at Toyota revealed that one of the Toyota prototypes with Nicolas Lapierre at the wheel experienced an accident that required the team writing off that particular tub. As a result, the team won't be ready to go by Spa.

      For Audi this means ...
    3. New Jason Statham Movie "Safe" Sure to Include Some Audi Q7 Action



      We've just stumbled across the trailer of the latest Jason Statham movie (thanks Chris Onefastaudi) and the preview confirms a bit of Audi action in the film. Of course Statham isn't new to the Audi brand, with his Transporter series of films, his narrator's voice on Audi's 'Truth in 24' documentaries and his own S8 and A8 ownership. Still, it's nice to see the brand sticking with the ...
    4. MY 2013 Audi S4 Order Guide Surfaces Online



      Interested in a facelifted A4? So are a lot of Audi fans, so we've no doubt the document linked below, the MY2013 Audi S4 order guide sans prices, has been closely scanned by members of that group. Our pal Zerin Dube from http://www.speedsportlife.com brought the PDF document hosted over on dropbox to our attention and we thought you'd want to know. See it via ...
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    5. Truth in 24 II Trailer Goes Live! We're Getting Close Now.



      Last week the Truth in 24 II microsite went live with some graphics. This week, we've stumbled across the trailer for the movie on the Audi USA website (linked below) thanks to Allan McNish who posted the alert on his Facebook page this morning.

      Go to the site and you'll find links to iTunes for download, though the links still point to the first Truth in 24. We know we're close because of this and because ...
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    6. Photo Gallery: 2012 New York Auto Show



      As major auto shows go, the 2012 New York Auto Show was a bit of a write off for Audi. There were no world or even domestic debuts for the brand. Maybe it was timing or maybe it was simply importance of this event for the brand but the lack of new models stood in stark difference to major shows like Frankfurt, Paris, Geneva or Detroit where Audi table scraps are sometimes more than other ...
    7. Choice Gear: Audi & Auto Union Choices for Your Garmin Nuvi



      Open source software platforms always fascinate us. From the earliest days of user made car patches on the Need for Speed platform to more modern game and software packages, we've always dug users personalizing software... especially for Audi enthusiasts. Case in point is the navigation software for the Garmin Nuvi platform. Garmin has already offered many options for users to swap out their boring old navigation arrow for ...
    8. Audi R8 Facelift Basically Revealed in Collection of New Spy Photos



      Autoblog has posted a story this week that includes at least two sets of spy photos of the upcoming facelifted R8. One set shows a black coupe and the other (partially seen above) shows a grey roadster.

      In the shots you can plainly see changes to the nose, headlights, taillights and more. Shots are consistent with changes like the round R8 GT style exhaust tips standard on all models of R8 going forward. Engine ...
    9. Audi To Build Q5 in Mexico for North America Says Der Spiegel Report



      According to Reuters, German news magazine Der Spiegel has reported that Audi has finalized plans to build its much-talked about North American factory in Mexico and that this factory will build the Q5. The story sites no sources, though the fact that the rumor comes from Der Spiegel suggests there's some legitimacy ...
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    10. Audi Driver: Lady Gaga Apparently #GotAnR8, and No, It's Not a GT



      We're impressed by Lady Gaga's taste. It would appear from these X17Online photos that the avant garde music star has picked up (or perhaps borrowed) a Daytona Grey V10 coupe complete with carbon blades and titanium wheels.

      Many outlets reporting the story have suggested the car is an uber rare R8 GT, with one even running video of a similar looking GT shot in the dealer inventory of Sunset Audi. Paparazzi photos ...
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