One thing is sure about this menacing-looking Q5 spied testing at the Nurburgring this week, it's not from Audi. LB plates (meaning Ludwigsburg) denotes the car originates from Porsche just in case the blacked-out Cayenne wheels didn't tip you off. What you're looking at is the latest test mule for the upcoming Porsche Cajun set to share platforms with the Audi Q5... so no real surprise
An interesting set of new Audi spy photos came across our virtual desktop this morning, showing what outwardly may look like a Q5 but is most likely a Q6 drivetrain prototype.
Why Q6? Whatever it is, this crossover appears to be both longer and wider than the Q5. Note the extension in wheelbase added in between the front and rear doors in addition to fender arch extensions from the Audi
Autoguide.com has published a few more photos of that Q7 pickup that popped up a few weeks back and raised some eyebrows in the blogosphere. Autoguide says they initially thought the car was a photoshop, but now believe it's real... though perhaps a re-bodied VW Amarok pickup truck.
So What Do We Think?
We've always thought the Q7 pickup was real, and have never thought it to be
With the Audi R18 TDIs running solely in the International Le Mans Cup this year, this means just two races for Audi's Le Mans-winning prototypes in the USA. One race, Sebring, happened last Sprint leaving next month's Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta your last chance to catch them Stateside. Given this, and the fact that Audi's Motorsport Experience hospitality
Former Audi racecar driver and TT owner/enthusiast Don Istook recently took delivery of the very first TT RS to be placed in owner's hands here in the States recently and has shared the experience. Published over on Quattroworld, the piece highlights his own racing history here in the States and continues on to his new 2012 TT RS coupe. Read it after the jump.
You may recall that the day before Audi released details and drawings of the Frankfurt-bound Audi urban Concept , the car skinned with psychedelic test mule camouflage raised eyebrows when it made a brief appearance in a busy section of Berlin. Now, Audi has released a teaser made from footage shot that day. Watch it below.
OSIR Design, best known for carbon fiber parts and trim manufacturing has released a line for the Audi Q5. And while the Q5 might not be immediately expected to be a platform for carbon fiber upgrades, we're liking the idea. Those looking for a more of an OE+ sort of aesthetic might skip weight saving items like a carbon fiber hood or the aggressive-looking carbon fiber grille, but since there's
For this last video in Audi USA's 'R8 GT Week', Audi Sport legend Emanuele Pirro returns one last time to talk about the R8 GT's drop in weight over its more common R8 siblings. Between useful trivia from Emanuele, viewers are greeted with shots of the car roaring around Infineon. Watch below.
Emanuele Pirro returns again for the third of four Audi R8 GT videos. This time around, the topic is compromises... or rather the lack thereof. Audi engineers made like congress on the debt ceiling, not compromising in an effort to bring numbers down. Watch it below.
Digging around photo archives from Audi AG that we have access to, we've uncovered two more shots of the Audi R8 GT. We've prepped both as wallpapers in high-resolution. Download them below.