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    1. Video: Audi at Worthersee



      We've just stumbled across this official Audi video short from the Worthersee show currently featured on our cover . Watch it below for even more of a feel of this Austrian enthusiast event.

    2. Autoblog Test Rides the Audi e-tron at Michelin Challenge Bibendum in Rio



      The guys over at Autoblog had a chance to get a test ride in the Audi e-tron this week while on location at Michelin's Challenge Bibendum. This eco-rally offers manufacturers a chance to compete and show off their latest cutting edge enviro-friendly technology and the e-tron certainly represents that for Audi. Though Autoblog did not have a chance to drive the car they did have a chance to ...
    3. Video: Stunning 24 Hours of Nurburgring in 19500 Frames



      We've just found a video on Vimeo that is visually captivating for over thirteen minutes. Focused mainly on the Audi, BMW, Lexus and Ferrari teams gunning for an outright win, the piece was filmed entirely on the Canon 5D MkII by German filmographers Tim and Nick Hahne.

      If the camera choice surprises you it shouldn't. Rumor is that George Lucas has been using ...
    4. In Scale: 1:18 Audi 200 quattro Trans Am Racers #14 Stuck from Minichamps



      Minichamps has just released another retro Audi motorsport offering in the form of a #14 Trans Am 200 quattro as raced by Hans Stuck in Cleveland in 1988. Chalk up another must-have for the old office shelving system. More after the jump.

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    5. Rendered Speculation: Audi A3 allroad Cool But Unlikely



      You might remember Theophilus Chin from previous render posts we've made. Chin posts his work on his blog (linked below) and even publishes some in major magazines. One of his latest creations is the above very mildly facelifted 2011 A3 Sportback converted to theoretical allroad spec.

      So what do we think?
      It's a cool idea of an interesting production variant of the A3. However, the A3 ...
    6. Video: DIY's Garage Mahal Makes Over Car & Driver Garage + Audi Content



      Who doesn't love a cool garage makeover, so when Car & Driver posted time lapse video of the DIY Network's Garage Mahal series hosted by Bill Goldburg making over their own staff garage we clicked with interest. We weren't disappointed as we watched them install everything from car-bodied couches to cabinets and a lift. Even better, the first car that seems to grace the space is an Audi R8. ...
    7. On Market: 2008 Audi S4 with DTM Appearance Package & Only 405 Miles on Ebay



      The B7 S4 has always been one of our favorite S-cars and we've just found one very nice example on Ebay. A 2008 this car features only 405 miles and features the rare sport appearance package that used components from the European A4 DTM model complete with real carbon fiber accents. The carbon looks particularly good compared with the car's dark grey paint.

      More after the jump.

      Original Listing ...
    8. Any Questions for Audi Sport Driver Allan McNish? We'll Be Chatting with Him Friday Afternoon.



      The 24 Hours of Le Mans is quickly approaching. We've been readying ourselves, picking up last minute gear and making last minute plans as our flight departs Saturday. While we expect to chat with the entire squad of Audi drivers Monday afternoon (French time) at the team scrutineering session we've just learned we'll be chatting with Allan McNish tomorrow afternoon. ...
    9. Video: Remarkable Footage of Pair of Audi A4s Used as Getaway in Armored Car Heist



      It's been a while since our last Audi as Getaway Car post but we've found plenty reason to restart the series today with this remarkable footage of two B7 A4s used in a heist near Marseilles France. According to reports the cars were stolen and used by a crew of ten armed gunmen to steal 2.1M Euros from a Loomis Cash Transit that also appears on camera and in flames. The crew would later set fire to the two Audis as well once ...
    10. Audi DTM Star Mattias Ekstrom Rumored to Race Red Bull Toyota in NASCAR Round at Sonoma



      We knew Red-Bull sponsored Mattias has been testing Red Bull Racing's Toyota NEXTEL Cup Car last week at VIR and that Mattias is a whiz with tin topped racers, so maybe we weren't that surprised when we heard rumor that it took him little over an hour to get up to speed in the much heavier Toyota Cup Car. However, we were a bit more surprised to read today on Red Bull Racing's ...