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    1. Video: Audi Tony Stark Innovation Winner is LuminAR



      As part of its Iron Man 2 movie tie-in that saw Tony Stark trading his R8 coupe for an R8 Spyder, Audi also ran the 'Audi Tony Stark Innovation Challenge' whereby it sought cool new tech developers and awarded one with a cash prize. A quick video from Audi of America's YouTube channel highlights the competition and shows a quick explanation of LuminAR technology that took the prize with its interactive tabletop projection ...
    2. Strong Dollar Against the Euro Not a Good for North American Audi Factory Prospects



      Audi has made no secret of its intent to substantially grow brand sales and improved sales in the North American marketplace has always been a key component to such a strategy. Audi executives have readily admitted that they were examining the idea of a North American production facility be it part of the new Volkswagen Chattanooga plant or something different but a recent week falling Euro ...
    3. Audi S8 D4-Generation Render Likely VERY Close to Real Thing



      When it comes to rendering future Audi product, we're always most fond of future S-cars. Why? Audi's consistency in design of their S-car range makes creation of renders easy to do providing you pay attention to the cues. Last time around, in the case of the S8, we'd been tipped about when the car would bow and we'd known the then-new S design grille was grey with vertical chrome struts and the then-new wheel looked much like ...
    4. Video: Audi A1 "The Next Big Thing" - Episode 5

      The A1 saga continues with the latest release of Webisode 5. You may remember John (played by Justin Timberlake) had been pulled over by the police. Watch below.

    5. Video: EVO Magazine and AutoCar Magazine Test Drive United Autosports' R8 LMS GT3 Racecar



      We've just stumbled across several video clips on YouTube documenting two UK magazines (EVO and AutoCar) test driving the Audi R8 LMS racecar, specifically one of the United AutoSports cars. Watch below.

      EVO Magazine


      AutoCar Magazine
    6. Gallery Addition: Volkswagen Group at the 24 Hours of Nurburgring



      Forget what you know about stereotypes. Germanic order seems to be lost on the 24 Hours of Nurburgring. This iconic racecourse aptly named ‘Green Hell’ features 14+ miles of winding undulating graffiti-marked pavement and turns known crassly as the ‘Toilet Bowl’. The 24-hour race that happens here each year features 20-some classes with a field of about 200 racecars encompassing ...
    7. Audi and EVO Magazine Pair for Awesome (AND FREE) Le Mans iPhone App



      EVO Magazine has created a new Audi Guide to Le Mans app for iPhone and it would appear it's got Audi's backing based on the brand's prominent placement with ads, reviews, etc. App features latest news, driver bios, team info, and news all broken down by either Audi focused or general (so it's not just for Audi enthusiasts). Interestingly, Team Kolles and their R10 TDIs fall under 'other'. Other features include Audi road test ...
    8. Audi A1 "The Next Big Thing" - Episode 4 Starring Justin Timberlake and Dania Ramirez



      Audi has released the latest episode of their 'The Next Big Thing' webisode series starring Justin Timberlake and Dania Ramirez. Watch it below along their latest behind the scenes documentary installment about Swedish rock band Torpedo and its single 'Accelerate' that is part of the series' soundtrack.



    9. Audi S7 Mule Spied Testing & Engine Speculation is Wide



      When photos of a new Audi test mule go into circulation, you can be sure that many, many publications will run a story and a believed S7 prototype photographed in camo this week continues to prove that point.

      So what makes everyone assume this is an S7? The main clues are a larger and lower front fascia, ...
    10. Audi R8 GT Spyder Render by Jon Sibal



      Photoshop ace and Audi enthusiast Jon Sibal was inspired last week by the R8 Spyder starring in the new Iron Man 2 movie and also by the just-released R8 GT when he put together these renders of an R8 GT Spyder. Of course with the coupe just announced there's no real indicator yet that Audi might consider building such a beast but if Jon's renders are any indicator we hope that they do.

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