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    1. Audi, Porsche, VW Crossovers Could Be Built in Chattanooga Says Kacher, Including Audi Q6



      Audi AG CEO Rupert Stadler raised a few eyebrows at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January when he confirmed that Audi was still very much considering a North American production point. Just how this manifests itself remains to be seen, but Automobile's Georg Kacher thinks he may have an idea... at least in part.

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    2. Kacher Details 2016 Audi A8, A9 coupe and roadster, New MSB Architecture, 3.0T FSI Biturbo and More



      The latest "Deep Dive" column over on Automobile Magazine's website is exemplary of what we've come to expect from German auto journalist Georg Kacher. The piece is long-looking... 2016 A8 long-looking, and includes information of an A9 coupe and roadster.

      It probably goes without saying here but we'll revisit... Kacher is wired into the management ...
    3. Porsche Named Winner in Development Bid Versus Audi within VAG Says Automotive News



      If you're as fascinated by internal development of product at Audi and its Volkswagen Group parent then you'll likely not want to miss this blog post (linked below) we've found over at Automotive News Europe.

      From the sounds of the piece, Audi and Porsche had both lobbied for developmental control of sports cars and big luxury cars. According to the report, the decision was made by Volkswagen ...
    4. Choice Gear: Scalextric Top Gear Powerlaps Racing Set



      Check out the latest slot car racing set from Scalextric, an homage to Top Gear that replicates (to a degree) the BBC show's test track including curves with names like Gambon and Hammerhead printed on the track pieces. Looks cool and a great add to our 2010 Gift Guide watch list we've got going.

      So why not wait until after Thanksgiving and run this with the gift guide? Griot's Garage, stocking the set ...
    5. Audi Exclusive Sighting: Likely 911 GT3 RS-Inspired Audi TTS Coupe in Porsche Signal Green



      Here's one very interesting-looking Audi TTS found in the dealer stock of the Audi Zentrum Nurnburg - Marienberg in Germany. It appears the dealership or the owner dipped rather effectively into the Audi Exclusive options list and ordered themselves a TTS in what appears to be Porsche Signal Green. Opting also for black optics including gloss black painted wheels, blacked out grille, TTRS spoiler and carbon ...
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