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Audi A2 as Film Set for Taylor Swift BBC Radio 1 ‘Blank Spaces’ Short

by on 24 November 2014 in Audi Driver Video

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In case you’re not up on your pop culture, pop music dominatrix Taylor Swift has a new album out called 1989 and, like her head explodingly catchy song ‘Shake it Off’, takes on the stereotype of being boy crazy. That perceived insanity may be brilliance though, in the level of self awareness of her public persona exemplified on her latest hit single ‘Blank Space’ is anything to go by. That last single is the one that’s getting all the airplay right now, and as such BBC Radio 1 personality Greg James had Swift recently filmed a YouTube short of himself and Swift rolling around London in an Audi A2 lip syncing the song.
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New Audi A8 by Abt Sportsline

by on 21 November 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Twenty years ago, the Audi A8 cut a dash in the German premium class and firmly established the company there. “And if you needed even more exclusivity or horse power, you could always ask ABT Sportsline,“ says Hans-Jürgen Abt, CEO of the globally largest tuner of cars produced by the Volkswagen Group: “On the occasion of […] More…

Los Angeles Auto Show Gallery: Day 1, Now Live

by on 20 November 2014 in Events News

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The first press day of the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show is now in the books. Audi has debuted no less than the R8 V10 competition, the new A6/A7 ranges and the new TT range, in addition to the fuel-cell powered A7 H-tron design study and the groundbreaking prologue concept car.
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Say Audi Invited You to Drive the R18 e-tron quattro. It Happened to this Guy.

by on 20 November 2014 in via Fourtitude

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We’ll be honest, we’ve been lucky over the years to drive some pretty insane cars. From the latest RS-models to prototype test mules and even concept cars, Audi has been most generous to us in allowing us to get behind the wheel of some ridiculous cars. Then again, we think all of this might pail in comparison when it comes to Jason Harper who recently got to do some laps at Misano in the 2014 spec Le Mans winning Audi R18 e-tron quattro #2.
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Photo Gallery: Audi at the Los Angeles Auto Show

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Driven – 2016 Audi A6 2.0 TFSI S line (EU)

by on 19 November 2014 in Reviews & Road Tests

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This week, Audi is pulling the wraps off of its updated A6 and A7 range at the Los Angeles Auto Show. While these cars may appear to be benefitting solely from a mild cosmetic mid-lifecycle freshening, we recently went to Germany in order to take a look. What we learned there, and while driving this Audi A6 2.0 TFSI, is that the updates are more than just skin deep. More…

Gallery: More Audi prologue concept Photos Added

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The Audi A7 h-tron quattro

by on 19 November 2014 in Audi News

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Expertise in fuel cell technology – A7 Sportback h-tron quattro technology demonstrator ready for real-life traffic Long range – more than 500 kilometers (310.7 mi) Plug-in hybrid concept can and electric quattro It covers over 500 kilometers (310.7 mi) on one tank of fuel – and its exhaust emits nothing more than a few drops […] More…

Video: Behold, the Power of quattro.

by on 19 November 2014 in Audi News

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It’s not news really. quattro kicks ass in the snow. Rear-wheel drive cars like an E36 BMW…. not so much. News or not though, this video of a B3 Audi 80 Avant pulling the aforementioned BMW out of a snowy ditch is thoroughly enjoyable to watch. More…

Photo Gallery: Audi prologue concept Reveal Night

by on 19 November 2014 in PhotoGraphic

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Audi revealed its new era of design tonight with a surprise reveal event of the prologue concept car in the Hollywood hills above Los Angeles. One night before the car goes on display at the L.A. Auto Show, the car was shared with a select group of automotive journalists.
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The Audi prologue Show Car – Launching into a New Design Era

by on 18 November 2014 in Audi News Design

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Audi is launching into a new design era: At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Marc Lichte, Head of Design, is presenting the Audi prologue concept car. Lichte is giving the Audi brand a new styling direction in the large coupe.
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Tom Kristensen Plans Press Conference Tomorrow. Rumors Fly.

by on 18 November 2014 in Motorsport

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The Danish press is reporting that Audi Sport factory driver and reigning FIA WEC world champion Tom Kristensen has set a press conference in Copenhagen on Wednesday to discuss his future. No further facts were provided in this press call other than the reported planned attendance of Audi Sport boss Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich.
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