Audi has mentioned its presence at this year's CES before, though this morning the company has confirmed further details about that and the keynote address by brand boss Rupert Stadler. The release is limited but here is what we know.
•*Thursday, January 6, 8.00 p.m. (CET), Hilton Theater, Las Vegas
•*Internet: Live stream on Audi.tv
•*iPhone: Live stream in the Audi
The super limited production R8 GT (just 333 to be produced) isn't even on sale yet in America (though it will be next year) though a German owner can now take credit for the first destroyed example.
According to reports the 33 year old driver hit a wet or
Our competitor Audizine is about to celebrate its 10th anniversary in 2011. To celebrate this milestone, Audizine's creator Anthony Marino announced he plans a gathering of Audi owners at the Audi Driving Experience facility at Infineon Raceway the weekend of May 21/22.
Anthony promises more
Audi may have pulled the wraps off of its 2011 Audi R18 racer weeks ago but we've only seen it thus far in exposed black carbon. Audi Sport typically doesn't reveal its new race liveries until the earliest race weekends, especially for a new car so we know that the black car we have all seen will eventually be painted and likely in the usual mix of silver, red, black,
We caught this one on Facebook. Seems Audiworld had a snowy R8 theme for their holiday card. Looks like a blast but we hope they had snow tires.
We've got a few more holiday cards to post though family holiday events are slowing our progress. More to come later today or tonight but for now we wanted to get our own holiday e-card up. Happy holidays to all of our readers. Thank you for your continued use and participation in our website and may you have the very best of new years.
The Abt family is steeped in Audi heritage. One part dealer, one part tuner and one part professional racing team campaigning R8 LMS cars and factory DTM racers, there's no question of the Abt clan's Audi chops. We particularly like their card complete with R8 LMS awesomeness.
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Check out more holiday greetings on our Virtual Holiday
Here are a some more nautical holiday greetings from Audi's sporting partners at the Audi MedCup Circuit sailing series. Read more about the Audi-sponsored series at MedCup.org .
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So what does Allan McNish do on the off-season? In addition to testing Audi's new R18 racecar Nishy seems to be practicing for a moonlighting job driving Audi's race transports. Allan posted a new video on his blog where he test drives the new Scania R730.
Victoria's Secret supermodel Miranda Kerr (above) and actor husband Orlando Bloom were caught this week by paparazzi getting into a new D4 Audi A8. Kerr is rumored pregnant so the added size of an A8 sure beats Bloom's Norton Commando 961 SE motorcycle as baby taxi.
So is this Bloom's or Kerr's new car? We know Orlando has an association with Audi UK and thus Audi in general. Contacts at Audi have hinted