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GT3 Cars Including Audi R8 LMS Banned from Nurburgring Following Fatal VLN Crash

by on 29 March 2015 in Motorsport

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As a result of last weekend’s fatal accident involving a Nissan NISMP GTR at the VLN opening round, the German motorsport association DMSB has banned several racing classes including the GT3 category contested by the Audi R8 LMS, Bentley Continental GT3 and also the Nissan NISMO GTR. GT3 isn’t the only class affected by the […] More…

New R8 LMS Debuts at VLN Opener, but Race Overshadowed by Fatal Nissan Accident (Video)

by on 28 March 2015 in Motorsport

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Today marked the season opening round of the Nurburgring only VLN series. Running the same rules and classes as the 24-hours of Nurburgring, this series attracts many different types of racecars and marked the first competitive round for the new R8 LMS. Unfortunately, the race was called prematurely due to a fatal accident when a Nissan […] More…

Yellow Audi R8 V10 plus Neckarsulm Update: More Pics & Color Identified

by on 27 March 2015 in Audi Exclusive

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Our friends over at the Audi Forum Neckarsulm continue to tease us this week with the fantastic toys that are regularly appearing on their Audi Exclusive showroom floor. Yesterday they dropped a few photos of the above R8, and today they offer even more with just  a bit more information. As you may know, the […] More…

#FotoshopFriday: If It Works for Mercedes, Should Audi Build a Q7 Pickup?

by on 27 March 2015 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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So Mercedes-Benz is making news today, revealing the fact that they intend to build a pickup truck. This reminded us of a photoshop render we’d seen recently by Theophilus Chin depicting a pickup version of the new Q7. More…

Audi in the DTM: ‘We Are The Champions’

by on 27 March 2015 in Motorsport

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Ekström, Rockenfeller and Scheider particularly sought-after  Audi drivers in eager anticipation of the new DTM format  Season opener at Hockenheim on the first weekend in May Ingolstadt/Estoril – ‘We Are The Champions’ – the famous song by the legendary rock band Queen is Audi Sport’s motto for the 2015 DTM. Audi will be starting the […] More…

Audi Forum Neckarsulm’s Yellow New R8 Pics are Photographic Equal to Deion Sander High Stepping

by on 26 March 2015 in Audi Exclusive

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Remember Deion Sanders? He was the guy who played in the NFL and MLB, and was so fast that few could touch him. He’d high step into the end zone while everyone else just tried to keep up. The Audi Forum Neckarsulm… when it comes to dropping shots of the coolest and newest of Audi models… yeah… they’re the Deion Sanders of that. This yellow Audi R8 proves it. More…

AWE Tuning Releases Audi S3 S-FLO Carbon Intake

by on 26 March 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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AWE Tuning has released its Audi S3 S-FLO Carbon Intake. Boasting a fully enclosed carbon fiber construction, an AWE Tuning S-FLO Air Filter, and AWE Tuning’s No Check Engine Light Guarantee, and Fitment Guarantee. “The mindfully engineered AWE Tuning S-FLO Carbon Intake for the Audi S3 is a surefire way to unlock 10 hp and […] More…

Rumor: Audi RS 3 Sedan Confirmed for USA

by on 26 March 2015 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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We’re hearing some interesting rumors emanating from the Audi of America all employee meeting being held today in Maryland. Chief among them is word that an RS 3 sedan will come to America!
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Premieres for Audi Autonomous Driving Cup

by on 26 March 2015 in Audi News

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Students in competition for best model car with piloted driving  Audi’s Board of Management Member for Human Resources Prof. Thomas Sigi: “We are searching worldwide for the best experts for digitalization and connectivity”  Prize money of 10,000 euros for the winning team A model car that reacts independently to an obstacle that suddenly appears and […] More…

Dual Education in Italy: Successful Start for Social Project of Audi Subsidiaries

by on 26 March 2015 in Audi News

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The two Audi subsidiaries Lamborghini and Ducati have celebrated a milestone with their joint social project “Dual Education System Italy” (DESI), which has been created in cooperation with the Volkswagen Workforce Foundation, the Italian Ministry for Teaching, Universities and Research, and the Ministry of Education of the region Emilia Romagna. Following the first component of education in a college, the young participants, largely from socially disadvantaged families, are now starting their practical training. For this purpose, Lamborghini and Ducati have set up modern training centers in their plants. More…

Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson Fired by BBC

by on 25 March 2015 in Industry News

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If you haven’t heard any news about Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson as of late, then you likely live under a rock. Here at this website, we’ve been following the rumors but hadn’t run a story yet, mainly because much of what we were hearing wasn’t more than unconfirmed rumor. Well, unfortunately, today the story’s moved beyond that.
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Video: Audi RS 4 Trackday Rollover at Willow Springs Raceway

by on 25 March 2015 in Video

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We can’t say we really like the idea of crash videos involving Audis, because they always result in the destruction of a nice car. That said, they also remind us just how safe these cars are and also the value of driving safely. Given all this, we felt the need to share a video by […] More…