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    1. Audi RS 4 Avant (B8) Renders Show Likely Look of Next RS-Car



      Though the car hasn't yet been officially shown to the public, intel about the B8-generation RS 4 has been out there for a while. Fourtitude sources tell us the car will share drivetrains with the RS 5 and that, when it does finally arrive, the RS 4 will switch back to an Avant-only offering like the B5 RS 4 and its progenitor the RS 2. Apparently sales of the RS 5 are likely cannibalistic to that of an RS 4 sedan so the ...
    2. Photo Gallery: Black Audi R8 Spyder on White Sand from Flickr



      The photo-focused social media site Flickr implemented some significant new changes yesterday and this YouTube like interactive viewing code (shown below) seems to be one of those changes. We found this gallery of a black R8 on white sand over at the AudiDriven Blog


    3. Audi Exclusive Sighting: Pink on Pink Audi S8



      You have to love Dubai. A land where the super wealthy make the super wealthy look poor is a natural place for automotive oddities such as this pink S8 to feel at home. We've featured pink Audis in this space before but this one takes the cake. First, this is clearly the most expensive pink ringer we've yet to see and second, god love 'em, it appears to have a custom pink leather interior.

      So what would pink on pink ...
    4. Slammed Audi RS 6 Avant Featured on Klutch



      Okay, the fact that the owner may have used 21-inch Mercedes-Benz AMG wheels or slammed the car to swallow up the tops of any rubber may be controversial but we're guessing the overall effect is less so. We've just found shots of this cool and very modified RS 6 Avant photographed by our friend Joachim Naess and featured on Klutch Online. The car hails from France, which is impressive as we hear their ...
    5. Random Shot: Audi TT-R DTM Racer in Wind Tunnel Testing



      The IEDEI blog that came onto our radar a few months back when it broke the story of a Canadian MTM distributor looking to import new RS 6s stateside has run another cool story... well... photo. No background is provided but the blog's 'foto of the day' (above) appears to be a shot from Audi or Abt Sportsline. The car is a Mk1 TT coupe in aerodynamic development for the DTM series. The TT-R was only raced during the 2003 ...
    6. Choice Gear: Old School Le Mans Timing with TAG Heuer STH810 Stop Watch



      Yes, you can probably time an Audi R15 TDI's (or your buddy's track day B5 S4's) lap time with the iPhone in your pocket and official lap times at events like Le Mans are not hard to monitor. Still, there's a history and romance in the round steel stop watch timing pace at a track that just rings pure in our hearts. And if it's Le Mans where you're doing the timing, ...
    7. Rupert Stadler Confirms Audi Ur e-tron to be Built in Neckarsulm



      Audi's "e" development wing set with the task of planning electric mobility for the four rings may be based in Ingolstadt but it appears production of their first product, known simply as "e-tron" will go to Neckarsulm. Audi has never made a secret that it intends to build ...
    8. Video: Audi Le Mans Episode 1 with English Translation



      We ran a link to this video last week when Audi TV published it on YouTube but now an English translation has surfaced from Audi of America and given most of our readership is English-speaking we've decided to re-post. Watch it below.

    9. Audi A1 Driving Impressions from Car & Driver Magazine


      Car & Driver European contributor Jens Meiners has published a driving review of the A1 following its launch with the European press last week. We're always impressed with Meiners' grasp of the Audi brand and accuracy in Audi intel on future product so we read the piece with interest.

      The story's got ...
    10. Find of the Day: 1989 Hurley Haywood #44 Audi 200 TRANS AM Racecar



      Via Hemmings Motor News, the availability of Hurley Haywood's #44 1989 Audi 200 quattro TRANS AM car is making the rounds on blogs and news outlets today. The car is currently owned by The Auto Collections of Las Vegas. Apparently the car was purchased directly from Audi Sport and it's actually been on sale (and on display) at The Auto Collection showroom/museum at the Imperial ...