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    1. In Brief: Hans Juergen Abt of Abt Sportsline Sits Down for Chat at 2011 Geneva Motor Show



      Anyone keeping track of Audiís DTM efforts will immediately recognize one very regular face in the Geneva Motor Show stand of Abt Sportsline. One of the brothers behind the fabled Audi tuning brand, Hans Juergen Abt is also the Team Director of Audi Sportís Team Abt Sportsline. No surprise, Hans Juergen was on hand at Geneva to help launch ...
    2. Video: Amy MacDonald Performs "This Pretty Face" at Audi's Geneva Press Conference



      In case you didn't catch it, Scottish singer Amy MacDonald played the Audi press conference at Geneva last week. As we prep for our show wrapup that'll run later today, we've stumbled across video of the singer performing her single "This Pretty Face" on the Audi stand. The song's a good one though good luck getting ahold of it if you're a Yank. We've checked iTunes and Amazon and neither have it for download ...
    3. Rendered Speculation: Production Audi A3 Sedan and Sportback from Theophilus Chin



      With the A3 Concept now fully revealed, render artists like Theophilus Chin have wasted no time in their work imagining just what a production A3 might look like. Our sources at Audi say the A3 family offerings of 3-door, Cabriolet and Sportback offerings will carry over to the new generation and of course a sedan will now be added. And while the concept car's large wheels and aggressive carbon fiber brightwork ...
    4. More Proposed Audi R18 Liveries from Endurance-Crea



      Our attention was most effectively grabbed yesterday when we spotted the shot above posted by Endurance-Crea and reposted by Audi Sport on Facebook. No, the photo is not official but until Audi Sport pulls the wraps off of its 2011 Le Mans spec R18 everyone is left guessing as to what the car might look like in full race livery. Endurance-Crea has grabbed our attention in the past with their creative photoshoppings of ...
    5. Choice Gear: Apple iPad2 Launches During Busy News Week



      While we were on the ground in Geneva this week for the annual motor show we weren't overly surprised to see the Apple iPad integrated into futuristic car concepts like the back seat of the Audi A3 Concept or the front seat of the Volkswagen Bulli. Just how to integrate Apple's tablet and others like it has been much on the minds of the forward thinkers in the electronics labs at Audi and its parent the Volkswagen Group. However, ...
    6. Geneva 2011: Video Interviews with Audi's Chief Designer Stefan Sielaff and and Chief of Electrification Frank van Meel



      As with our interview at the Detroit Auto Show with Audi of America boss Johan de Nysschen, we worked again at Geneva with Audi's social media team to perform several interviews to help tell the story of Geneva. First up is chief of design Stefan Sielaff who takes questions from Twitter and Facebook and talks quite a bit about the new Audi A3. Watch below. ...
    7. Geneva 2011: Even More Lamborghini Aventador from Lambo's AutoSalon Show Stand



      There's no doubt the super light and super fast Lamborghini Aventador super sports car was the star of the Volkswagen Group's reveal night the day before the opening of the Geneva Motor Show. When the Geneva PalExpo finally opened to the motoring press, the latest Lambo likely remained one of the most popular 'Best of Show' nominees in straw polls over ...
    8. Geneva 2011: Audi Show Stand Rife with Cool Alloy



      Okay, so we told you about new models or concepts like the A3, RS 3 Sportback, Q5 hybrid and A8L Security. So what of the rest of the line? If you're curious about what other models Audi pulled out for the event in Geneva, follow the link to our photo gallery below.

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    9. Geneva 2011: Swag Alert - Audi in Scale, Watches, Clothes and More



      Have a thing for scale model cars? Not concerned about wearing too many pieces of Audi flare?.... Same with the Europeans. One of our favorite aspects of auto shows on the Euro side of the Atlantic are the fixation on swag. Standard issue for a car company show stand is a brand store. The theme carries over in the tertiary halls of the venue where model ...
    10. Geneva 2011: Audi Aftermarket and Tuner Photo Gallery Added



      Unlike most North American auto shows, the European events tend to embrace a wide scope of automotive related businesses. In that vein, tuners and the aftermarket are a natural addition.

      In Geneva there are really two levels of tuner presence. Companies like MTM (above) and Abt Sportsline (below) go big with the approach of building ...