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Find of the Day: 1964 DKW Junior

by on 31 August 2016 in Fourtitude News Vintage & Youngtimer News

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Made just before Auto Union became Audi, the DKW Junior was a microcar first designed in 1957. When it first hit the market, the Junior’s design was thoroughly modern and its tail fins made it one of Europe’s more fashionable offerings. The engine, though, hints at the car’s age and DKW’s history as a motorcycle […] More…

Watch: Audi Quattro at Moris Cup Jahodna

by on 7 June 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News Video Vintage & Youngtimer News

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A big mountain road, an Audi Quattro with which to climb it, and no traffic. These are the ingredients that make up a perfect day. So this guy, by all appearances, was having a pretty good time. This video comes from Jahodna, in Slovakia and features a very attractive Audi Quattro racing up a mountain […] More…

Audi Tradition on the 2016 Classic Car Tour

by on 11 March 2016 in Vintage & Youngtimer News

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This year Audi Tradition is once again taking part in more than 20 events in Germany and abroad – while also celebrating a few anniversaries. One of the highlights: It was exactly 80 years ago that the Auto Union Type C racing car with Bernd Rosemeyer behind the wheel won the European Grand Prix championship. […] More…

In a World with No Audi Singleframe, There’d Be a Whole Lot of Meh

by on 1 October 2015 in Design Vintage & Youngtimer News

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Circa 2004/2005, Audi Design evolved from the split grille of yore to the Auto Union silver arrow inspired single frame grille. That cue has remained an Audi signature to this day and is expected to carry on for many more, but what if it never existed? Rendering artist Theophilus Chin chose to examine just this […] More…

Audi A3 Celebrates 20th Anniversary

by on 18 September 2015 in Audi News Vintage & Youngtimer News

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It’s hard to believe that the Audi A3 has been around for 20 years. The original A3 marked the first time since the mid 70s that Audi had entered the market with anything smaller than a B-segment offering and it’s been selling strongly ever since. American readers may question that claim, but it’s important to remember […] More…

Vintage 1936 Wanderer W25K Roadster Part of Bonhams ‘Preserving the Automobile’ Auction

by on 14 September 2015 in Events News Vintage & Youngtimer News

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Anyone in serious vintage automobile collection circles can tell you about the ever-growing popularity of unrestored and preserved automobiles. It seems anyone can do a better-than-original restoration, but original patina can’t be replicated, and as such cars like this are big business. Given the trend, it’s not surprising that Bonhams Preserving the Automobile Auction, now in […] More…

Long Lost 1937 Horch 853 Sport Cabriolet on Market in Bonhams Frederiksen Auction This Month

by on 10 September 2015 in Events News Vintage & Youngtimer News

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Later this month, a rare Horch 853 Sport Cabriolet will go up for sale at Bonhams Frederiksen Auction to be held at the 16th century Lyngsbækgaard Manor near Ebeltoft, Denmark. The Horch, built by one of the pre-war Auto Union siblings to the Audi brand, will be sold alongside a rich collection of coach built and exotic pre-war automobiles. More…

Rendering Makes Giugiaro Concept More Bad Asso di Picche

by on 3 August 2015 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos Vintage & Youngtimer News

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Renders, more often than not, tend to imagine future Audi models yet to be seen. Less seen are photoshopped takes on older cars that seem to ask “What If?” Case in point is this subtle yet decidedly different take on the 1973 Giugiaro-designed Audi Asso di Picche. More…

56K Mile Audi ur quattro and Rare DKW Coupe Head to Auctions America California Sale

by on 17 July 2015 in Events News In Market Vintage & Youngtimer News

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Audi collectors should take note. Auctions America is conducting their California Sale this week, including sale of an iconic ur quattro and a rare DKW. Nearly 300 collector sales are being sold from July 17-18, most notably these two four-ringers.

Mikkola & Blomqvist Thrill Crowds with Audi quattro Rallycar Demonstrations

by on 29 May 2015 in Motorsport Vintage & Youngtimer News

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Former World Rally Champions Hannu Mikkola and Stig Blomqvist reacquainted themselves with the awesome Audi quattro rallycar thrilling crowds at Knockhill in Scotland last weekend (16-17 May). More…

United for the First Time: Audi’s 13 Le Mans Winners

by on 28 May 2015 in Motorsport Vintage & Youngtimer News

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Efficiency technologies since 2001 in the Audi R8 Pioneering achievements with the TDI diesel engine R18 e-tron quattro with hybrid technology unbeaten at Le Mans Ingolstadt – Audi is intensively preparing to battle for its 14th victory in the world’s toughest endurance race. Since 2000, the brand has won the race 13 times. This year, […] More…

#4at4: 25 Year Old Importable Finds of the Day

by on 13 May 2015 in In Market Vintage & Youngtimer News

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Any serious enthusiasts seeking full-on rare spec automobiles can tell you that a 25-year old car is considered an antique and as such it is most easily importable into the United States. Simply find a car abroad and work with a company like Orchid Euro to import it, and you too can cruise around in a car that was never sold here in the USA. More…