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    1. Brazilian Design, Audi Heritage: Octane Looks Back at the DKW GT Malzoni



      Last time I was at Audi Tradition's wonderful warehouse where Audi's vintage crown jewels are kept, my friend Peter Kober told me all about one of his more recent projects. It seems Audi Tradition had acquired a very rare DKW GT Malzoni in Brazil. Peter and a team including noted photographer Stefan Warter had gone over to ...
    2. Choice Gear: iPad Users Take Note. British Magazine Invasion on Zinio including EVO, Top Gear and Octane



      Ever since purchasing an iPad earlier this year we've been quickly weening out our subscriptions to print magazines. Big piles of magazines were cool to a point but get old after a while, especially when traveling. Some magazines have opted for stand-alone apps and such but one of our single most used iPad apps is that of Zinio. Until Steve Jobs wakes up and adds a magazine newsstand of his own to iTunes we're more than happy to ...
    3. Turbos in Motorsport 101 from Octane Magazine



      When it comes to automotive history and perspective, we can think of no better source than Brit-born Octane Magazine. From the same company that supplies EVO, Octane is essentially a similar formula to the typical British classic car mag but with a decidedly more stylish spin. That folks like Nick Mason (Audi Ambassador), Jay Leno and Stirling Moss are all columnists ...
    4. Hot Audi Rally Action from Octane Magazine's Chatsworth Rally Show 2010 Report



      Octane remains one of our single most favorite print magazines going and stories like the one linked below and alluded to above remind us why. Just published online, Octane editors have provided some cool photos and a quick report form the Chatsworth Rally Show that was held June 5-6 in the UK.

      Biggest draw for many though was the special display of Audi
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