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Our old discussion forum software became part of a lengthy legal battle and due to legal reasons, we had to cease using it. We would have normally allowed ourselves a lot more time to do this conversion in a way that would have given everyone more advanced notice and permitted proper testing and a slower pace to ensure a smoother transition. However the timing of when we had to legally stop using the software and when we could actually start to implement new software
One of the most notable improvements and assets of the new A8 is its benchmark setting interior. Among our favorite new styling cues of the new Audi executive class sedan are the optional diamond-stitched leather seats. And while we really like the diamond look in the A8 we're in flat-out lust for the same texture applied to the Audi R8.
We regularly sing the praises of Georg Kacher, contributor for mags like Automobile, UK-based CAR and more. The German automotive journalist is in like flynn with many German auto executives including those at Audi which has all combined to earn him E.F. Hutton status in these pages. Kacher's just published a piece with the cool render
As the upcoming Audi A7 nears its debut this fall in Paris, test mules continue to go through their paces and thus even more spy photos continue to roll in. We've found three new sets or shots this week and wanted to point them out.
Our favorite set including the shot above come from Piston Spy, our friends lucky enough to live near the 'Ring and film there often. Because
Yesterday during 24 Hours of Le Mans race week we attended the driver parade, one of the most intense moments of the week where thousands and thousands of fans mob the city center to cheer on drivers. Check out hundreds more photos after the jump.
2010 24 Hours of Le Mans Photo Gallery
We've uploaded a few videos to our YouTube channel depicting some nighttime pit stops we filmed this evening and that Audi enthusiasts should find interesting. They videos include stops by Audi Sport, Team Kolles and JLOC Lamborghini.
Audi TV has published several videos about the 2010 24 Hours of Le Mans. Several are in German, but they're still worth a watch even if you don't speak it. Watch them below.
5th Gear's Jonny Smith has filed a piece on the new A8 and it's quite entertaining. Typical 5th Gear spots include beautiful ambiance, a bit of whit and a quick rundown on the car. The summary is about what we'd expect and what we've seen - big compliments for the car's quality and delivery and a bit of a let-down on the looks as it
To echo Matthew Broderick from Biloxi Blues this summer is Africa hot, Tarzan couldn't take this kind of hot. So okay, maybe skiing isn't the first thing that comes to mind when thinking hot... at least until maybe you consider US Ski Team ace and Olympic gold medalist Lindsey Vonn.
In case you missed it, Lindsey starred in Audi's 'Truth in Motion' documentary
It’s that time of year again and Fourtitude is headed to Waterfest. Around this time of July the Volkswagen and Audi community heads to Englishtown, NJ to celebrate and those of us at VWvortex and Fourtitude are no different. To be sure, we’ve got a few of our own cool cars to show and we also have some other fun stuff to share as a way of saying thank you.
Why thank you? As you may know, it’s been a