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    1. Via 4t: Car & Driver Publishes Informative Audi Q3 First Drive Story



      Car & Driver European contributor Jens Meiners has posted his driving impression story from the Audi Q3 launch last week and we're impressed with the results. Mainstream magazines (a.k.a. buff books) like C&D are usually great for driving impressions and putting the car in the context of the industry, but geek knowledge such as chassis component sharing, chassis designations, engine codes, etc. is usually ...
    2. quattro GmbH Builds Stomping Audi Q3 2.5 TFSI with TT RS / RS 3 Engine


      For those keeping track, the presence of quattro GmBh boss Stefan Reil at the Zurich launch of the Audi Q3 last week was a bit of a puzzler. The German executive was quoted in a story about the production determination of the quattro Concept for an article on Edmunds Inside Line, but also very interesting is why Audi's high performance boss would be at the launch of a 4-cylinder crossover.

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    3. Audi Builds 2.5T FSI Q3 Prototype, Could Lead to Q3 RS.



      At the same time European journalists are getting their first sample of the all-new Q3 in Switzerland and full production is beginning in Martorell, Spain, news is slipping out that the marque from Ingolstadt could be planning a potent RS version of the small crossover.

      Power for the engine would come from the same 2.5 TFSI 5-cylinder found ...
    4. Behold the Power of the Internet Echo Chamber and the Audi quattro Concept



      Behold, the Audi quattro Concept. Ever since Audi showed the thing at the Paris Auto Show last fall everyone from fans to journalists to Audi's own staff have been hopeful that the Audi board of directors would green light the thing ...