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    1. ACO Announces 2011 24 Hours of Le Mans and ILMC Participant List. Kolles Audis and Audi-Powered Spykers Absent.



      The ACO has announced its participant lists for the 2011 24 Hours of Le Mans and the 2011 Intercontinental Le Mans Cup this morning, lists that included a few things we'd expected and confirming the fate of the privateer Kolles Audi squad... at least for 2011.

      To race at Le Mans and in the ILMC you need to be invited. In as much, Audi Sport ...
    2. Audi Q5 RS Render by Avarvarii Re-Exmanines an Old Rumor



      Ever since Audi first showed its 400-hp Q5 design study at Worthersee in 2009 (and again at the SEMA Show in 2010), blogs and car magazines have theorized at possible S and RS versions of Audi's 5-passenger crossover. Most recently we've stumbled across this RS Q5 render by Andrei Avarvarii who is well known for his renders published in German car magazines like Autobild.

      So What Do We Think? ...
    3. Audi, Porsche, VW Crossovers Could Be Built in Chattanooga Says Kacher, Including Audi Q6



      Audi AG CEO Rupert Stadler raised a few eyebrows at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January when he confirmed that Audi was still very much considering a North American production point. Just how this manifests itself remains to be seen, but Automobile's Georg Kacher thinks he may have an idea... at least in part.

      ...
    4. 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. ...
    5. Geneva 2011: Specialty Car Manufacturers with an Audi Heart. Photo Galleries of Gumpert and Spyker.



      One thing we love about the Geneva Auto Show is its magnetic attraction to design houses like Giugiaro, Pininfarina, Bertone and Touring Superleggera as well as specialty sports car manufacturers like Spyker and Gumpert.

      Having been through a tough economy the ranks of this cottage industry as seen on display at Geneva may have ...
    6. 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, ...
    7. 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 ...
    8. Audi Confirms US Arrivals of A8, A6, and Q5 TDI in Next 24 Months



      Rumors about which Audi models will be next to get the diesel treatment here in the United States can be put to rest this morning. Audi of America boss Johan de Nysschen has confirmed our next three TDIs in an annual press conference held via the web just a few hours ago. Within the next two years, the company will be offering TDI variants of the A6, the A8, and the Q5.

      According ...
    9. 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 ...
    10. Audi RS 3 Photo Gallery Receives Massive Influx of New Photos



      Audi AG is in the middle of their RS 3 media launch in Monte Carlo this week and as a result there's been a big release of photos from the event. Among the shots are both a Misano Red and a Suzuka Grey example shot in various locations around Monte Carlo. Many shots have been added to each section of our RS 3 gallery (Exterior, Interior and Technical). Check them out after the ...
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