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    1. Excellent Audi R18 Technical Analysis from SPEED's Marshall Pruett



      As Audi's new R18 rapidly approached its unveiling last Friday this blog zeroed in on SPEED contributor Marshall Pruett. Pruett seemed more clued in than most in the general public or press about the car and relayed to our staff that he'd spent countless hours on the phone to Germany working on a technical analysis of the new car. Over the weekend Pruett published his story, rife with details Audi Sport ...
    2. 4.0T FSI Alert: Audi's Next-Gen Wunder Engine Revealed in Bentley Press Release



      There've been any number of rumors about the engine that will power Audi's upcoming S and RS variants. We've read everything from V10 biturbo to high-rev V8 in the mags but at the end of the day we're keeping our money on the biturbo 4.0T FSI to motivate the S6, S7, S8 (likely more as 4.2 is phased out) and likely RS variants of each will be a biturbo 4.0T. An extremely senior source in Germany mentioned 4.0T to us a while back ...
    3. First-Gen Audi S3 Feature Car on Vau-Max.de Pulls from Many Sources



      German VAG blog Vau-Max.de has published a story about a first-gen (Type 8L) S3 that's been substantially modified and pulls from any number of sources within the Volkswagen Group. Perhaps it is the Bentley Continental 20-inch alloys paired with a more militaristic matte green/grey paint that gets the most attention upon first look but closer inspection of additional photos via the link below also reveal Mk1 TT orange baseball ...
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