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    1. Audi Exclusive Sighting: R8 GT Spyder in Rare Panther Black Crystal Effect



      We met up a few weeks ago with Audi of America R8 product planner Mark Fruechtnicht at the local Neato Burrito. Fruechtnicht was in the area doing a site visit at a local Audi dealership and this gave us an both an excuse to enjoy a great burrito and talk shop about Audi and the R8. The conversation eventually turned to Audi Exclusive and Fruechtnicht admitted that one of his favorite ...
    2. Audi R8 GT Spyder in Silver



      One of the photos we've encountered today with the press release from Audi's new AutoStadt pavilion included this R8 GT Spyder seen on display in Wolfsburg. We've only seen a few GT Spyders so far and hadn't yet seen a silver example so figured it was worth sharing.

      Read more about Audi's new Autostadt Pavilion HERE.
    3. Photo Gallery: Audi at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show



      Last week marked press days for the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show, which also meant several North American reveals for Audi. Among the stars of the Audi stand were the R8 GT Spyder, the S8, S7 and S6. Also on display, though more conceptual in nature, were the Audi e-tron Spyder and also an A3 with experimental e-tron drivetrain.

      Check out more photos of each, as well as ...
    4. On Location: 4 Days at the Audi Forum Ingolstadt (Part 2)



      As mentioned yesterday, we've spent the better part of the last two weeks in Germany and over four of those days we stopped in for a visit at Audi's world headquarters in the form of the Audi Forum Ingolstadt. With so many nearly back-to-back visits, we expected to see much of the same after the first stop though this was not the case. Back only two days later ...
    5. Audi TV Drops Video Feature on R8 GT Spyder



      Audi TV has produced a piece detailing the open-air ultra performance R8 GT Spyder in a short video placed on YouTube this week. Watch below.

    6. Le Mans 2011: Huge Photo Gallery of Audi Photos And Not of the Race - R8 GT Spyder, A1 clubsport and More



      As you might imagine, the Audi presence at the 24 Hours of Le Mans is so gargantuan and target rich that you could spend a few days looking at things that have nothing to do with racecars on track. We've uploaded a gallery of "Miscellaneous" shots that include other portions of the Audi presence including the Audi R8 GT Spyder, Audi A1 clubsport quattro, Audi e-tron ...
    7. Audi Design Team Releases R8 GT Drawings Via AutoCar Magazine



      It was likely a foregone conclusion but it would appear that Audi is readying an R8 GT Spyder for the market according to Brit car magazine AutoCar and their proof are a collection of four design drawings (two interior, two exterior, all four available after the jump below).

      Autocar says a prototype of the R8 GT Spyder will be on display at Le Mans in June and then ...