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Audi Sport News Update: DTM

posted by on 20 October 2014 in Motorsport

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Around 600 hp for DTM and Super GT The DTM and the Japanese Super GT Championship have made another important step forward in their collaboration. The two championships started sharing technical regulations mainly in the areas of chassis and aerodynamics specifications at the beginning of 2014. Starting in 2017, they will also be sharing engine […] More…

DTM: Audi is Best Manufacturer in 2014 DTM + Watch Round 10 in Hockenheim

posted by on 20 October 2014 in Audi News

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155,000 spectators experience Audi one-two-three victory in DTM finale Mattias Ekström celebrates second victory in succession  Audi beats BMW and Mercedes-Benz in the manufacturers’ championship Ingolstadt/Hockenheim, October 19, 2014 – Audi is the best manufacturer in the 2014 DTM. With a one-two-three victory in the finale at Hockenheim the brand with the four rings in […] More…

Audi #TDIChallenge: Efficiency and Loss in a New Audi A3 TDI

posted by on 20 October 2014 in Reviews & Road Tests

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We’d been in the car since 6:00 AM, had started in a different time zone and slogged through the desert planet of Tatooine, quite literally, with no air conditioning and precious little vent powered circulation. Our A3 TDI had been reading zero barely into our climb of the towering Chocolate Mountains west of San Diego. We […] More…

Audi RS 7 piloted driving concept Taken to Limit with No Driver at Hockenheimring

posted by on 20 October 2014 in Audi News

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At the DTM season finale, Audi demonstrated the sheer fascination of piloted driving. The Audi RS 7 piloted driving concept completed a lap on the Grand Prix track in Hockenheim – at racing speed, without a driver. More…

Audi A3 #TDIChallenge: Day 1 Report

posted by on 15 October 2014 in Audi News

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The first day of the Audi #TDIChallenge, attempting to run from Albuquerque, NM to Coronado, CA on one tank of diesel fuel, appears to be a solid start for Team Joest McCarthy. Our two man team representing this website and also Car & Driver, hit the road in our Shiraz Red Metallic Audi A3 TDI on the first leg from Albuquerque to Sedona, AZ.
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Follow Along as We Go Head to Head-to-Head with Journalists in the #TDIchallenge with New A3 TDI Sedan.

posted by on 15 October 2014 in Events News

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This morning we find ourselves at the beautiful Hotel Parq Central in Albuquerque, New Mexico for what assuredly will make for a most entertaining bit of motorsport. We’ve been assembled as part of a mix of industry journalists who will be heading out in a quest to make a it to San Diego, California in a new Audi A3 TDI and just one tank of diesel fuel. More…

Driven – 2015 Audi S3 Sedan

posted by on 15 October 2014 in Reviews & Road Tests

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Anticipation is a common theme when it comes to the Audi S3 sedan. This is the first time Audi has ventured into the A3 range with in its S-Car lineup for America. That the car means a potent offering in a package roughly equivalent to the much beloved B5 Audi S4 sedan only compounds the […] More…

WEC: Audi Maintains its Challenge for Championship Title in Japan

posted by on 15 October 2014 in Motorsport

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Audi in second place of the standings after five of eight races Di Grassi/Duval/Kristensen claim fifth at Fuji Fässler/Lotterer/Tréluyer in sixth also score points Ingolstadt/Fuji, October 12, 2014 – Round five of the FIA World Endurance Championship marked the end of a superb string of results for Audi. Following two consecutive one-two victories and a […] More…

TUSC: Paul Miller Racing Audi R8 Breaks Through for GTD Win

posted by on 12 October 2014 in Motorsport

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Audi won its first TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race Saturday in the Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda with Paul Miller Racing breaking through for its first victory in the 10-hour endurance classic with drivers Christopher Haase, Matt Bell and Bryce Miller in the No. 48 Audi R8 LMS. More…

WEC: Audi Will Start form Third Row in Japan

posted by on 11 October 2014 in Motorsport

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Audi achieved grid positions five and six in qualifying for round five of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Fuji (Japan). In the practice sessions, the team of Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich and Chris Reinke, Head of LMP, thoroughly prepared for the 6-hour race on Sunday. More…

New China Limited Edition Audi A1 for Chinese Market

posted by on 10 October 2014 in Audi News

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Audi China has launched a limited edition A1 specifically for the Chinese market. With a plan to build just 500 units, the Audi A1 China Edition will offer exclusivity in a graphic intensive red, white and gold livery. Below is the consumer information provided on the Audi China website. When the global limited glaring design meets […] More…

Find of the Day: 1985 North American-spec Ur quattro on Ebay

posted by on 10 October 2014 in In Market

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When it comes to the four rings, there is no car quite as iconic as the “Ur quattro” or original quattro. This is the car that put Audi back on the map after a Phoenix-like post war rebirth. This is what pushed the marque back into luxury and motorsport in one fell swoop. What you see here is a US-spec 1985 example that is well kept and nicely upgraded.
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