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    1. PhotoGraphic: Audi Sport quattro S1 Rally Car Hits the Ice



      Depending on where you live, this winter may be either the coldest in memory (Tunisia) or a bit of a letdown (New York). Whatever your impression of the winter where you are, be glad there's been few degrees and plenty of snow in Sweden. It is just these conditions that allowed for this recent photo shoot from Audi whereby rally driver Stig Blomqvist took the wheel ...
    2. Red Sonja Audi R18 TDI and S1 Group B Rally Car Now Available in Forza 4 as of Today



      Though news of this broke last week, we wanted to pass our readers a reminder that the February Download Pack for Forza Motorsport 4 is available as of today. This is great news for Audi motorsport enthusiasts since the pack includes the #2 "Red Sonja" Audi R18 TDI that won the 2011 24 Hours of Le Mans as well as an Audi S1 Group B rally car.

      If you wondered why there were few updates this morning ...
    3. Forza 4 Adds Audi R18 TDI and S1 Group B Rally Car with February Download Pack



      Fire up the Xbox. If you're anything like us you've been saving up your Forza 4 gaming credits for this day. Details for the February Download Pack have just been posted by Forza on Facebook. Here's the Rundown.

      Available for purchase on Tuesday, February 6 via Xbox LIVE, the February American Le Mans Series Pack is a racers dream, featuring some of the hottest cars Forza 4 has ever featured in a DLC pack.
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    4. Video: ProSpeed's S1 Replica Makes Friends at Hillclimb Demo



      In case you're not familiar with ProSpeed, they're a Bulgarian firm that clearly has proficiency with the creation of S1 replicas. From the looks of the video below, they also know a thing or two about using them to rapidly ascend a hill. Enjoy the sights and sounds below or check out their website at http://www.prospeed.bg/en . Thanks Anani for the tip.

    5. Essen 2011 Photo Galleries and Wrap-Up



      Often compared to America's SEMA Show, the tuner-focused Essen Motor Show is really something more unto itself. Whereas the SEMA Show is really an industry only affair and with no day for a media push, Essen is there for the public, the car enthusiast and also there as a platform of PR for tuners... so yes, a day reserved for the media. Where you'd need to be a distributor to place an order ...
    6. ETKA Reveals Powertrain Details for Upcoming Audi S1 or RS 1, At Least 250 hp



      It seems digging deep within the ETKA parts program has paid off in a number of stories for Spanish language car blog ParaisoMotor this morning. In addition to details about the RS 3 plus and A1 Sportback , they've also stumbled across drivetrain details for the hottest A1 variant we've seen yet.


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    7. On Location: 4 Days at the Audi Forum Ingolstadt



      Over the last two weeks we've logged as many trips to Germany and visited the Audi Forum Ingolstadt on four separate days. Beyond the gratuitous FourSquare mayorships we've netted at Audi's world HQ , the real thing we learned was just how much to see and experience there is going on in and around Audi's grand piazza on any given day.

      Admittedly, ...
    8. Spied: Test Mule Proof of an Upcoming Audi RS 1? We Think So.



      Check out this latest test mule the mad staff at quattro GmbH have been testing at the Nurburgring. Photographed at the roundabout near the track, this blacked-out Audi A1 would seem to be a dead giveaway of the existence of an RS 1 program.

      Those following the A1 story know the intel thus far. quattro was bound for the A1 lineup from the beginning in the form of the Haldex system ...
    9. Pre-Production Audi S1 Spotted in Garage at Audi Forum Ingolstadt



      On first inspection, the A1 you see in this photo may look simply like a highly optioned car with Audi Exclusive paint. Such a sighting isn't uncommon in Ingolstadt, particularly in the parking garage below the forum where Audi executives usually park their cars. Look under the surface though, as the guys over at Audi4Ever.at have and more of the car's story is explained and the most obvious clue is the car's ...
    10. Audi S1 Style on Latest T-Shirt from Slick Attire



      Check out the latest T-shirt design from one of our favorite T-shirt vendors in the UK. Entitled Quattrific, the new design is geared towards the hordes of fans who love Audi's rallying era with a clean artistic design depicting the S1 rally car. Check it out after the jump.

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