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    1. #4FACT - Q5 Wasn't the First Audi to Be Used as Porsche Test Mule. Early 928 Drivetrain Mules Were Bertone Designed C1 Coupe S



      #4FACT
      Q5 Not the First Audi to Be Used as Porsche Test Mule. 928 Mules Were Bertone Designed C1 Coupe S

      Context
      The Q5-bodied Cajun mule rounding the Nurburgring this week reminded us of less-known fact about the Porsche 928. Early drivetrain mules of that front-engined V8 GT were fitted with bodies of the C1 Audi Coupe 100 S styled ...
    2. #INTEL - Hot-Looking Audi Q5 Test Mule Caught Rounding Nurburgring



      Auto Motor und Sport has run a collection of photos of the Q5 above, caught rounding the Nurburgring Nordschleife and doing high-speed testing. We'll admit, while the crossover segment has left us cold at times, seeing this Q5 with large 20-inch wheels, lower suspension, Audi's beefier Euro-only off-road optics kit with flares and aluminum accenting makes us get it. That was ...
    3. Video: Audi of America Releases New Video from Sebring Test of Audi R18



      The Monday following the 12 Hours of Sebring, Audi Sport pulled off the covers of two R18s under the Florida sun and set about testing for Le Mans. We embedded with Audi that day and filed our own report following the test and were also joined that day ...
    4. #INTEL - Facelifted A5 Sportback Test Mule Spied on the Autobahn



      Product improvements (internally referred to as PIs) of both the A4 and A5 as well as subsequent S and RS variants are due to begin rolling out as early as late this year so we're not surprised to see early prototypes sporting some of the changes appearing out and about. The first car we'd spotted was at the Nurburgring a few weeks ago and was likely an RS 4 . Now this week a set of photos of a camouflaged ...
    5. The Making of the Paper Audi A7 plus a Paper Audi R8 as Well



      Remember that paper Audi A7 on display at the IAC Building presentation of the real car the night prior to the New York Auto Show. The work was done by artist Taras Lesko using 285 pieces of paper, 750 parts and 245 hours. Audi USA produced a time lapse video of Lasko's work and you can find it below.



      So how ...
    6. Audi A7 Bold Design Ad Campaign Expands with New 'Prepare the Road' Commercial and Trip Advisor Presence



      Audi's sculptured A7 has just begun to hit dealers, with demos arriving just weeks ago and a few hundred now in owners hands following their first month of sale. Not surprisingly, the rollout of the A7 and in particular the marketing push of the car were a large focus of Audi at recent New York Auto Show and the message ...
    7. Allan McNish Blogs & Podcasts Ahead of Audi R18 Race Debut at Spa



      Allan McNish has made a post to his personal blog highlighting his anticipation for this weekend's race debut of the Audi R18 TDI in the 1,000km of Spa. Turns out Spa is one of his all-time favorite tracks and Allan highlights this in the post. Also, he pairs the piece with a quick podcast.

      Read and listen after the ...
    8. Video: Audi TV "Keeping Track of the Tracks"



      As we get closer to the R18 TDI's race debut this weekend at Spa, Tom Kristensen has helped drum up the interest by posting a new video by Audi TV to his Facebook fan page. The video, entitled 'Keeping Track with the Tracks' provides good background on courses such as Hockenheim, the Nurburgring, Mugello and... ...
    9. #INTEL Report: Audi A9 Coupe and Cabriolet Planned Above A8



      Target: Audi A9 Coupe and Cabriolet
      Arrival: 2014 at earliest
      Source: Michael Dick, Audi Board of Management via Georg Kacher, Automobile Magazine)
      Probablility: Likely

      Summary
      Audi has made no secret of an aggressive push to grow its model lineup and to do so, Ingolstadt is readying a dizzying mix of new models. ...
    10. Fourtitude Plans #INTEL Series to Highlight Upcoming Rumored & Confirmed Models from Audi



      Regular readers of this website are undoubtedly familiar with what we mean when we use the word "intel". On this site we strive our best to not only know as much as we can about future Audi product via our many friends and contacts within Audi, but also be able to spot false rumors or identify reliable sources in the press. Knowing this intel ...