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    1. 2011 24 Hours of Le Mans: Day 1 Scrutineering with Audi Safety Cars



      With Audi Sport representing the only Audi or Audi-powered cars on the grid this year and also a Monday scrutineering slot, Sunday at scrutineering wasn't terribly momentous for Audi fans watching Le Mans week make its anticipated beginning. Rain showers plagued this first day of car inspection and driver licensing and, as usual, Audi safety cars made for interesting ...
    2. Eminem Sues Audi Over Alleged Unauthorized Use of "Lose Yourself" in A6 Avant Promo



      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 ...
    3. Audi A6 Avant Photo Embargo Broken By T-Mobile Online, S-line Photos Revealed



      T-Mobile Germany appears to have had the A6 Avant photo embargo materials ahead of time and also to have pulled the trigger a few hours early. Whether by design to draw traffic or by accident, the result is that viewers get to see Audi's new wagon a few hours early.



      Exterior shots of the car in the ...
    4. Audi RS 6 Renders Take Stab at Look of Next-Gen C7 RS Wagen



      Check out this render of the next-generation RS 6. It's a bit premature to guess how accurate it is but the look is pretty cool nonetheless.

      So what do we know of the RS 6? We do expect there will be one and it'll be powered by a higher-hp version of the upcoming 4.0T FSI. We don't expect the RS 6 to bow though before next year's Geneva show because the S6, S7 and S8 all have to bow before ...
    5. 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 ...
    6. Another Set of B8 RS 4 Photos on quattroholic Offer More Angles of View



      As is common with a new test mule, there've been quite a few news outlets offering different sets of shots of the car. In the case of yesterday's B8 RS 4 Avant, this has certainly been the case. We reported on a set from MotorAuthority last night and ran our own set early this morning. Now quattroholic.com has published a new set we haven't yet seen offering even ...
    7. Via Fourtitude: Spy vs. Spy Audi A4 Avant Featured on Eurotuner.com



      On the tuning scene we've seen themed but not those based on a cartoon. Then came Eddie Rosovich's B6 Avant based on Spy vs. Spy. We're guessing the final product won't be for everyone but we tip the hat to Eddie for a thorough implementation with just enough hint of OE+ style. We ...
    8. Audi Driver: Paparazzi Shots Show Jessica Biel Rocks the A4 Avant



      Okay, I'll admit, while we enjoy noting the cool celebs that drive Audis we tend to shy away from posting the more stalkarazzi shots of people filling their car with gas and the like. Acknowledging that, we'd like to apologize to Jessica Biel for posting this shot and a link to another over at Celebrity Cars Blog. You should be able to collect the parking ticket off of your A4 in peace ...
    9. US-Spec(ish) Audi A4 allroad Caught Testing Stateside



      Road and Track Magazine has published photos of an A4 allroad (not the one above) caught winter testing in the States. R&T points out the US-spec bits on the car such as the amber corner markers and US plate holder at the front. They also confirm the car had a speedo in miles rather than metric. The magazine says an A4 allroad is coming and that it will likely ...
    10. Rendered Speculation: New Audi A6 Avant by Theophilus Chin



      The name Theophilus Chin is a regular on this blog for reasons that quickly become obvious to anyone who knows of the photoshop artist. Chin maintains his own blog where he regularly publishes images he creates in order to visualize upcoming new models. Chin is often extremely conscious and considerate of brand design and takes few artistic liberties... qualities that make photoshop renderers that much more ...
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