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    1. Next-Gen Audi A3 Design Sketches via AutoCar from Audi Design Team



      AutoCar dropped a second mix of official Audi design images on their website today. While the first set showed an upcoming R8 GT Spyder, this set shows an idea of what production versions of the Audi A3 will look like when the next-generation car debuts later this year.

      Autocar sources suggest that when the A3 goes on sale with 3-door, 5-door Sportback, Cabriolet and ...
    2. Audi Design Team Releases R8 GT Drawings Via AutoCar Magazine



      It was likely a foregone conclusion but it would appear that Audi is readying an R8 GT Spyder for the market according to Brit car magazine AutoCar and their proof are a collection of four design drawings (two interior, two exterior, all four available after the jump below).

      Autocar says a prototype of the R8 GT Spyder will be on display at Le Mans in June and then ...
    3. Uncovered Audi Avus Concept Scans Over at quattroholic



      When the Audi Avus concept car was unveiled at the 1991 Tokyo Motor Show, it ushered in a new era for Audi in many ways. Fitted with an as-of-yet unseen W12 engine and made of an aluminum space frame, this car and its polished aluminum panels sparked the imagination of those ...
    4. LMS / ILMC: Audi R18 Graces First Race Poster with 1000 KM of Spa-Francorchamps



      The Le Mans Series has released its promotional poster for the 1000 KM of Spa, a race that's both part of that European endurance series and also the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup (ILMC). The race, planned for May 7, will be the first outing for Audi's evil-looking new R18 racer.

      Still in its testing black with exposed carbon fiber (and also the preferred look by some on the Audi team), we've confirmed a livery for ...
    5. Audi Reveals A3 e-tron Prototype One Week Ahead of Next-Gen A3 e-tron Concept Car Slated for Shanghai



      Audi AG is conducting another TechDay for Electromobility this week where they will reveal, among other electric cars, an e-tron prototype based on the current-generation Type 8P Audi A3 Sportback. We're still waiting for more details on the car, but for now we've got a collection of photos shown below and also via the link at the bottom of this post.

      That the car is a ...
    6. Audi R8 LMS + Mercedes, Ferrari and Lotus GT3 Racers Could Join Grand Am Says SPEED



      Rumors surrounding the Audi R8 LMS and American racing continue to swirl. SPEED has published a piece detailing discussions between Grand Am and several companies who currently have or are planning GT3 spec racers. Among them are the Audi, Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari and Lotus. Read the report and Audi seems the least likely of the group but we're still ...
    7. Photos Added of Audi Sport DTM Squad Testing at Lausitzring



      We've added a collection of photos to our gallery of the Audi Sport DTM squad testing at the Lausitzring. These are among some of the first shots we've seen of the 2011-spec cars out on track. Check them all out after the jump.

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    8. Audi A6 Avant Spied Hot Weather Testing



      Brenda Priddy, queen of all auto spies at least on this side of the pond, has nabbed Audi hot weather testing the Avant version of their latest A6 and a collection of her shots (including the one above) have been published in larger format over on Road & Track's ...
    9. Audi Releases First Drawings of Q3 Ahead of Shanghai Motor Show Debut



      Audi released several drawings today of its upcoming Q3 crossover. Based on Audi and the Volkswagen Group's transverse A architecture much like the A3 and TT and will be built at the Martorell Spain plant currently utilized by SEAT. Sources inside Audi have told us that the Q3 will debut at the Shanghai Motor Show later this month alongside an e-tron version of the A3 sedan shown in concept form in Geneva. ...
    10. Audi USA President Steps In Over Customer's Delayed Audi Exclusive S4



      Audi of America President Johan de Nysschen has told us (as have all of his staff) time and again just how important customer service is for the Audi brand and its continued success in the USA. Given this I can't say I was overly surprised by what you are about to read, but I was plenty impressed.

      According to a user on the Audizine forums and found via quattroholic, de Nysschen did no less than personally call a forum user by the ...