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Silver Arrows Project Releases New Poster Prints

posted by on 31 October 2014 in Choice Gear

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Silver Arrows Project, the history-based project seeking to visually re-tell the story of the Auto Union and Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrows of the pre-war racing era, first came onto our radar when they showed up at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed and Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Since that time, the team has expanded their product offering to include these handsome poster prints just in time for the holidays.
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New ‘Pieces of Silver’ Historical Novel Set within Cockpit of Auto Union Silver Arrows

posted by on 30 October 2014 in Choice Gear Motorsport Vintage & Youngtimer News

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There’ve been many books based on the Silver Arrow era of racing. The time period saw the some of the fastest, technologically advanced and most dangerous racing careen head-on with the geo-political turmoil of World War II. Many a non-fiction historical book has been written about the era, though ‘Pieces of Silver’ goes a bit […] More…

Neidfaktor Turns Tailoring to Audi Mini quattro for Children

posted by on 23 October 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News Choice Gear

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Remember Neidfaktor, the Hamburg-based customization firm making carbon fiber components and tailoring amazing interiors for performance Audis? Turns out adult-driven cars aren’t their only specialty. One of their most recent projects, one of the Audi collection Mini quattro ride-on cars for kids, has been upgraded in several very impressive ways.
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Choice Gear: Slot Mods USA Raceway

posted by on 16 October 2014 in Choice Gear

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What do you get for the person who seemingly has it all?  Well if you’re extremely wealthy, chances are that you might consult Neiman Marcus’ Christmas Book for ideas.  For this year’s edition, Neiman Marcus has included a Slot Mods USA custom built raceway, complete with an invite for two Racing Legends to help host […] More…

Choice Gear: GoPro Hero4

posted by on 30 September 2014 in Choice Gear

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To say that GoPro cameras have come a long way since their introduction in 2004 just might be the understatement of the year.  In those ten years, the tiny cameras have gone from being hindered by a 10 second record time to becoming an Emmy Award-winning must-have item for both amateurs and professionals in the […] More…

Color Your Own Audi R18 from Racing Colour

posted by on 19 September 2014 in Choice Gear

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The WEC has returned from its long post-Le Mans summer slumber and will race again this weekend. Given that, we’ve decided it’s time to share another creation from RacingColour.co.uk. This time, it’s an Audi R18.
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Vote for this Lego Audi RS 5 DTM. Make It Happen.

posted by on 19 September 2014 in Choice Gear Motorsport

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Maybe you’ve heard of “We the People”, that part of official White House website where citizens can petition for social change (like opening up the 25 year rule for importable cars). Turns out Lego has a similar setup. It’s called Lego Ideas and it is where builders of kits like this Audi RS 5 DTM can post projects for people to support. Get enough supporters and Lego examines the projects and maybe even sells a set.
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Choice Gear: 1:87 Scale Audi TT Mk3 by Herpa

posted by on 19 September 2014 in Choice Gear

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1:87 scale cars are tiny. Matcbox/Hotwheels cars are larger in comparison, though in scale detail still goes to the 1:87 since that’s also the same scale as HO model trains. One of our favorite manufacturers is Herpa, the German manufacturer of many things tiny and also an official supplier to the Audi Collection.
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The Lamborghini Huracán LP610-4 in Microsoft Challenge #ForzaFuel

posted by on 17 September 2014 in Choice Gear Lamborghini News

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Sant’Agata Bolognese, 16 settembre 2014 – One Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4, one Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 Roadster and six other sports cars left yesterday from Lamborghini’s factory in Sant’Agata Bolognese, Italy, to drive to Barcelona, taking the virtual challenge into reality. More…

Choice Gear: Upcoming Lego Technic Racecar Set May Be Green, but We See R18

posted by on 15 September 2014 in Choice Gear Motorsport

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We’ll be honest, we’ve always found Legos fascinating. Rendering our favorite cars in Legos is even more intriguing and we’ve run stories on fan builds of cars like the Audi R18. Now, it seems Lego themselves are getting in on the action with an upcoming new LMP-looking Technic kit that appears to be coming out sometime soon.
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“May the Forced Induction Be with You” T-Shirt from Blipshift

posted by on 29 August 2014 in Choice Gear

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If you’ve been around the Audi brand for more than a few seconds, you know turbos and now superchargers are a big part of the Vorsprung durch Technik theme at Audi. Given that, we offer you this latest T-shirt design from the team at Blipshift. More…

Audi Accessories ‘quattro’ Script Door Graphic Installation Guide

posted by on 30 July 2014 in Choice Gear

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During our last trip to Ingolstadt, we noticed that ‘quattro’ scripting was seemingly everywhere, including many cars on the street and most of the Audis tucked in the underground parking garage at the marques headquarters. In fact, the trend seemed to catch on so well, that Audi USA is getting in on it. Available currently from your Audi Dealer’s parts counter, you can get your hands on the scripting in either silver or black vinyl. We were able to get our hands on some of the first sets in the country ahead of Waterfest and documented the installation process. More…