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Rumor: Audi TTQ Gets the Nod for Production

by on 28 January 2015 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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There’s no secret that Audi’s been considering an addition to the TT model lineup. The brand has shown several concepts exploring the idea, including 3-door shooting brake and 5-door Sportback, though it seems a 5-door crossover version said to be called TTQ has been given the nod.

Believed Audi of America Product Timeline Highlights 2015-2017 Introductions

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

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There’s no doubt Audi of America’s product cadence has been proving quite effective for the marque. Growth for the four rings in American has been in record territory for quite some time now and if this new product launch calendar is legit, then that certainly paints a bright future for continued growth.

Audi A4 B9 Spied Cold Weather Testing Today

by on 21 January 2015 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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We got an email early this morning. It was from our spy photographer friends shooting in very cold climates. They said they’d nabbed the new A4 and to expect photos soon.

Render Throwdown (Sort of). Theophilus Chin and X-Tomi Design Render A9 Cabriolet

by on 20 January 2015 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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Is it a battle? Do great minds think alike? Two of our regular go-tos on photoshop renders, Theophilus Chin and X-tomi Design, have both rendered an A9 Cabriolet from the CES-launched Audi prologue piloted driving concept.

Next-Gen Audi R8 Render by Theophilus Chin with Nanuk concept Basis

by on 19 January 2015 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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The next generation Audi R8 will become known in the next few weeks. Our own intel puts the car’s auto show launch at Geneva in March, but that’s not stopping render artists like Theophilus Chin from making a guess as to what it might look like. Even more interesting, this particular design is influenced heavily by the Nanuk concept car.

Audi F1 Livery Envisioned by Alex Greenhead

by on 19 January 2015 in Motorsport Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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It’s been a few weeks since we’ve heard any further rumors on the whole Audi F1 storyline, but we figured we’d run a story anyway when we stumbled across this race livery by graphic designer and illustrator Alex Greenhead.

Theophilus Chin Renders Next Audi A6 with prologue concept Basis

by on 16 January 2015 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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When Audi pulled the wraps off of its prologue concept car in Los Angeles late last year, it made no secret of the fact that the new styling language used on that concept would debut on the market in the forms of the next Audi A6, A7 and A8 models. Given that, render artist Theophilus Chin has taken a stab at the next A6.

CAR Reports Q Drama over Fiat-Owned “Q2″ and “Q4″ Monikers

by on 15 January 2015 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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There’s no doubt that the crossover Q-model business is an important piece of growth for the Audi brand. New Q7 and Q3 models just launched this week in Detroit, and now CAR Magazine reports that Audi could have some issues over the use of “Q2″ and “Q4″ as Fiat-owned Alfa Romeo already owns the rights to these two badges. More…

Spied: Audi Q3 Drivetrain Test Mule?

by on 5 January 2015 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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It’s that time of the year when car engineers take their mules north for cold weather testing, and spy photographers like our own sources follow them north. Typically those spies catch cladded future models, but this pre-facelift Audi Q3 with Ingolstadt tags still grabbed their attention.

Rendered: Audi Q8 Sportback by X-Tomi Design

by on 31 December 2014 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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In addition to its recent RS Q8 renders, X-tomi Design continues to experiment with the latest Audi Q7 by next imagining a more Sportback form. It’s no secret Audi is considering expansion of its Q range, so could this hint at an upcoming Q8?

Render: Audi prologue concept Cabriolet

by on 30 December 2014 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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When Audi unveiled its new design language in the form of the prologue concept car at the Los Angeles auto show, it spurred the imaginations of enthusiasts around the world. It helped envision what an Audi A9 model that compete head-to-head (or better) with cars like the Mercedes-Benz SL. What if Audi produced it? What if they expanded the line? Well, just in case you were wondering that very question, X-tomi design has rendered a prologue concept Cabriolet.

Rendered: Next-Gen Audi R8 by Marco van Overbeeke Design

by on 22 December 2014 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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Given what we know of timeframes, the new Audi R8 could drop at any time. The planned auto show reveal is scheduled for Geneva in March, though so too is the RS 3 that dropped a little more than a week ago. So, when we see photos like this render by Marco Van Overbeeke design pop up online, we start to wonder if it’s the real car.