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    1. Golf 7 First Official Information

    2. More Audi R5 News from Georg Kacher Piece about Porsche 551



      Earlier this week we'd posted a story linking a Volkswagen Group chassis architecture guide published last week by Georg Kacher over at Automobile. Kacher's submitted another piece this week about the Porsche 551 - the so-called "Baby Boxster" that was slated to be a corporate cousin of the proposed Audi R5.

      Kacher's got new details on 551, including ...
    3. Corrado RS, Chapter 4 - The Interior

      by , 03-31-2012 at 01:23 PM (Building a Corrado "RS")
      I am no doubt a product of my generation, the generation exposed to such ridiculous technological progress, we easily forget what we saw yesterday. I am 29, and when I was 14, the Intel Pentium Processor was blazing fast. We had just discovered 56k modem connections, and AOL turned the annoying dial-tone into something we looked forward to, so long as it was accompanied by the BONG! of a successful connection. The first “modern” desktop PC my family had featured a crankin' 486DX processor pushing ...
    4. Corrado RS, Side Bar: An Ode To Quality

      by , 03-31-2012 at 01:21 PM (Building a Corrado "RS")
      The hardest part of any project car is parts selection – quality parts are hard to come by. When I first started out with my Corrado, back in 2002, I relied heavily on the existing knowledge of Volkswagen veterans, scouring online forums and reading old magazines separating quality from crap. I began to process Physics 101, (despite not passing in three through College) reading The Way Things Work for the first time since I was five, and amassing some 10,000 posts on one of the largest automotive ...
    5. Fourtitude Partners with Audi Driver Magazine + George Achorn Takes the Wheel 'American View' Column



      We're very pleased to announce a new partnership that pulls Fourtitude just a bit into the brick and mortar world and one that brings one of our favorite print magazines further into the digital realm. When Audi Driver Magazine's 'American View' columnist Elaine Catton moved back to the UK from the States last year, Audi Driver editor Paul Harris reached out to me about taking over the U.S. column. It was a great honor and ...
    6. 2012 North American International Auto Show Audi Photo Gallery Added



      We've just uploaded a comprehensive collection of photos from the 2012 North American International Auto Show. The mix includes the Audi Q3 Vail design study, the new updated Audi RS 5, S4, A4 allroad, A8 3.0 TFSI, A3 e-tron, R8 GT Spyder and more.

      See them all via THIS LINK.
    7. First Photos of Audi A2 Concept Revealed



      Tonight Audi has revealed the first photographic imagery of its upcoming Audi A2 concept bound for Frankfurt. Last week, several drawings of the A2 surfaced along with some press copy that described it. Below is the copy.

      With the electric-only powertrain of the A2 concept, Audi is offering another peek into the future of electric mobility at the 64th International
      ...
    8. New Volkswagen Passat Commercial: The Force, Featuring Darth Vader Now on YouTube



      Volkswagen posted their first commercial for the new Passat entitled "The Force" on YouTube today. We love it!
    9. Video: GoRemy 'Saudis in Audis' Rap Video Going Viral on YouTube, Available on iTunes



      McLean, VA based comedian GoRemy has just published his latest album entitled [i]The Falafel Album[/b] and we're particularly enjoying one cut on it entitled Saudis in Audis. Remy's become pretty well known, having appeared on MTV, Best Week Ever, CNN, Fox News, ABC News, Anderson Cooper 360 and more.

      Watch his video then click the links below for his website or buy the cut and others from his new album on iTunes. ...
    10. Audi A7 S-line Added to Configurator on Audi Germany Website



      For those who can't get enough Audi A7 news and content or perhaps those who've already plunked down a deposit, you'll be interested to hear that the Audi A7 section of the German market Configurator is now complete. Up until now you could build and spec an A7 just fine with the exception of A7 S-line models. Perusing the website today we learned that this section has now also been enabled and through that we've now been able ...
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