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Timeless Technology: The Erwin Sattler Table Clock by Audi Design

posted by on 16 September 2013 in Audi News Choice Gear Design

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Clocks from the Munich clock- and watchmaker and the premium cars from the brand with the four rings share an uncompromising standard of quality and handcrafted precision. This led Audi design and Erwin Sattler to work in close partnership to develop a table clock. The result of this collaboration was presented by Audi and Erwin Sattler Munich at an advance premiere at the BASELWORLD 2013 watch and jewelry show. The clock can now be ordered.
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Audi Plays Big in New Forza Motorsport 5 Limited Edition for Microsoft Xbox One

posted by on 20 August 2013 in Choice Gear

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Like the new Xbox One game unit from Microsoft, Forza Motorsport 5 is nearing market introduction and new details are emerging including Audi RS 7, R18, TT RS and RS 3 inclusion at launch. More…

Choice Gear: Audi A3 Sedan in 1:87 HO Scale by Herpa

posted by on 7 August 2013 in Choice Gear

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Anyone familiar with scale model cars can tell you that 1:87 is tiny. Also used with HO scale model railroads, 1:87-scale model cars are smaller even than a Matchbox or Hot Wheels toy. Even still, examples from companies like Germany’s Herpa are also highly detailed and so we take great interest when they introduce new offerings like the Audi A3 sedan.
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Vintage Audi Sport Chronograph by Heuer, Andre Lotterer’s Latest Score

posted by on 28 June 2013 in Choice Gear Miscellaneous Features

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If you watched our Andre Lotterer interview from Le Mans, then you likely already one of Audi’s fastest drivers just picked up a 450-hp tweaked Audi Sport quattro. That vintage car purchase, as it turns out, came just one month after another vintage purchase in the form of a rare Audi Sport Chronograph by Heuer.
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Audi Driver: Dwight Knowlton, Author of ‘The Little Red Racing Car’ Story Book

posted by on 24 May 2013 in Audi Driver Choice Gear

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Several months ago I invested in my first Kickstarter project. The subjectmatter was a children’s storybook about a father and son who make a barn find of a vintage racecar – a Maserati to be specific. As a father of two young children, it struck me as a worthy plan and one that would pay dividends in fostering the car culture bug in the mind of my kids. So why focus on a story about a Maserati here?
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Gran Turismo 6 is Coming

posted by on 17 May 2013 in Choice Gear

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Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. has announced Gran Turismo®6 (GT6™), the latest version of PlayStation®’s best-selling franchise, will be released in Holiday, 2013. The news was revealed today by legendary Gran Turismo creator Kazunori Yamauchi at an event held to celebrate 15 years of the 70-million-selling series.
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Choice Gear: König S1 Unbesiegt from 8380 Labs

posted by on 29 April 2013 in Choice Gear Motorsport Vintage & Youngtimer News

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One of our favorite purveyors of coolly designed T-shirts and such are Maryland-based 8380 Laboratories. Designs like their latest König S1 Unbesiegt celebrating Audi’s 1987 Pike’s Peak victory prove why.
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2013 Geneva Motor Show: Choice Audi Gear

posted by on 26 March 2013 in Choice Gear Events News

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So we all know that the Geneva Motor Show is about the cars, but that’s not the entire story. In a city known for shops selling the finest watches and jewelry or specialty stores that’ll satiate your every material desire, it is perhaps no surprise that the motor show based in Geneva is also rich in automotive-oriented swag.
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Ultimate Remote-Control Lego Audi R18 Constructed by Sicil

posted by on 13 March 2013 in Choice Gear Miscellaneous Features Motorsport

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If you’re a car enthusiast with Legos around the house, then you’ve likely thought of building your favorite Audi. Cars like the boxy 70s and 80s era Audis may even be considered a piece of cake when constructed in the form of the plastic toy blocks, but what of the curvaceous Audi R18 LMP racer? In the spirit of this week’s 12 Hours of Sebring may we submit this ultimate R18 Lego build by Sicil from Russia.
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2013 Audi RS 4 Avant Confirmed in Forza Horizon March Meguiar’s Car Pack

posted by on 27 February 2013 in Choice Gear

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The folks at Turn 10 Studios have released the list of cars available in their next Forza Horizon car pack and it includes the new RS 4 Avant. Other cars in the group include the 2013 BMW M135i, the 2012 Mercedes-Benz G65 AMG, the 2003 Ferrari Challenge Stradale, the 2004 Peugeot 206 WRC, the 1998 […] More…

SimRaceway Announces 2012 Audi R8 LMS ultra Now in Game

posted by on 22 February 2013 in Choice Gear

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Launched in 2009, the R8 LMS (Le Mans Series) was designed for GT3 racing. It would go on to win 155 races and 12 titles before Audi raised the stakes even further in 2012 with the introduction of the LMS ultra. Bearing a close resemblance to the production R8, this racer is over two inches […] More…

Choice Gear: Oakley Plaintiff Square Aviator-Look Sunglasses

posted by on 14 February 2013 in Choice Gear

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Check out this latest Aviator-style sunglass design from Oakley. Perhaps obvious from the name, the Plaintiff Squared takes on a more angular appearance from the earlier Plaintiff design frames. Other design elements of those glasses though have been retained, including the C5 Alloy frames and accenting color strip down channels in the frame arms. Several […] More…