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Andy Blackmore has released the 2011 version of his uber useful 24 Hours of Le Mans Spotter Guides. This guide was released on 3rd June 2011 and was made possible by many teams who assisted in supplying liveries in advance. For those leaving for Le Mans at a later date, we will release an update following Scruitneering on this page.
We've been proud to work with Andy
We've just added more photos from the Worthersee Treffen going on over in Austria this week. Just one week ahead of Le Mans on this year's calendar, Worthersee represents the world's largest gathering of enthusiasts of the Volkswagen Group and brands like Audi. Even better, Audi and group siblings Volkswagen, SEAT and Skoda all take part, including reveals this year that encompassed everything from
Though it didn't get us much billing or fanfare as the 503 bhp Audi A1 clubsport quattro, we did note one interesting new styling package from Audi for the A1 on the show stand at Worthersee . Contacts at Audi Accessories in Germany tell us this setup is a new 'competition kit' for Audi's compact offering.
You may recalll the first competition kit released when the A1 first
Earlier this week Audi revealed the A1 clubsport quattro, a lightweight 503 hp all-wheel drive take on its compact segment hatchback. Since then the car's been an unbridled success, garnering coverage across all sorts of automotive media. The A1 clubsport quattro concept is interesting to us on a number of levels.
Eminem via Eight Mile Style, the company that handles song licensing for the rapper, has filed a suit in the German court system against Audi for unauthorized interpretation of the song 'Lose Yourself' according to Jalopnik and the Detroit Free Press.
The video, used by Audi during the A6 launch event in Berlin, has been criticized as being too close
We spotted Zoe Saldana, shown above in the April 2010 pages of Glamour Magazine, once at a party at the Audi Forum New York. Perhaps it's not a surprise that the actress is familiar with Audi. She even drives one according to CelebrityCarsBlog who recently photographed her at the wheel of a black 2011 A8. Check it out via the link below.
Zoe Saldana's Official Website
There's a lot to love about the 5-cylinder TFSI Audi A1 clubsport quattro. We can think of at least 504 reasons. 503 of those might just be the 503 horses residing under the car's hood and at least one more is the cool A4 DTM-inspired side exit exhaust that may not be good for long-term paint maintenance aft the outlets but who cares... it's a concept.
So we're betting,
Audi fired up its quattro Concept once more for a showing at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in Italy's Lake Como region. Autoblog.nl published a video (below) and several photos of the car at the event via THIS LINK.
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If you've been following along with news about the 503 bhp Audi A1 clubsport quattro , then you likely already know that you can test drive the car in Need for Speed World . That tie in also allowed for this fantastic 'making of' video from the folks at Need for Speed. Check it out below (and thanks Andy Blackmore of SpotterGuides.com for the tip!)
Speaking of comprehensive guides for Le Mans, you'll want to check out this latest guide from Audi UK. In 2010, Audi's British arm paired with EVO Magazine to bring a guide for those headed to Le Mans or for those who wanted to make sure they could follow along. Now, for 2011, the app's been improved on several