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TDI Tech: Technology Milestones

posted by on 15 July 2014 in Audi News

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Audi has further developed the TDI engine continuously since its premiere in 1989. In 25 years, the brand with the four rings has since then continuously increased its lead and established numerous milestones.
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Preview: Lotterer to Drive Audi 90 IMSA GTO plus Three Anniversaries for Audi at Goodwood Festival of Speed

posted by on 17 June 2014 in Audi News

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100 years ago: victory in Alpine Trial 80 years ago: racing debut for Auto Union Silver Arrow models 25 years ago: Audi enters IMSA-GTO Series (United States) Audi Tradition is celebrating three major anniversaries at the Festival of Speed from June 27 to 29, 2014 in Goodwood and, to mark all three occasions, is bringing […] More…

Audi museum mobile Presents: DKW VEMAG and the New Dawn in Brazil

posted by on 19 May 2014 in Vintage & Youngtimer News

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When the Brazilian football team first won the World Cup in 1958, South America’s largest and most populous country was at the dawning of a new era. Football star Pelé rocketed to fame, the architect Oscar Niemeyer designed the new capital city Brasilia as a modern utopia, and the bossa nova sound spread all over the world from the Copacabana. How Auto Union GmbH from Ingolstadt accompanied this new dawn with its DKW cars is illustrated in the latest special exhibition at the Audi museum mobile: “Ordem & Progresso – DKW VEMAG and the new dawn in Brazil” (May 21 to September 21, 2014). “Order and Progress” is the official motto of Brazil.
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Audi Tradition in Monaco with Silver Arrows

posted by on 3 May 2014 in Vintage & Youngtimer News

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Vintage racing fans are in store for an extraordinary experience when grand eras of racing come to life again in the Principality of Monaco on May 10 and 11. Formula race cars from a variety of eras are pitted against one another in spectacular races as part of the Historic Grand Prix of Monaco. The highlight: Fans will be treated to a special race each day on the world-famous Formula 1 circuit. Audi will be there with a 1936 Auto Union Type C and a 1939 Auto Union Type D. At the wheel of the Type C is Formula 1 and Le Mans icon Jacky Ickx. Driving the Auto Union Type D is Audi Board Member for Development Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg.
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Event: Techno Classica 2014 – Audi Perspective

posted by on 30 March 2014 in Events Coverage Vintage & Youngtimer News

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As vintage shows go, the Techno Classica in Essen might just be more of an classic car show for the industry than the typical rich guys rolling their classics onto a lawn and calling it a Concours. No, this event is held inside much like an industry car show and, in fact, no less than 27 brands have an official presence here… Audi amongst them. More…

Audi TT History: Special Exhibition at the Audi museum mobile

posted by on 27 March 2014 in Vintage & Youngtimer News

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In 1995 Audi presented a pioneering study: the Audi TT. The third generation of the sports car celebrated its debut in early March 2014. The special exhibition, entitled “State of the ArTT,” presents the history of and stories about this design icon. Eight cars from production and motorsport can be viewed at the Audi museum mobile from April 2 to May 11.
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Audi Shows Real Champions at the Techno Classica

posted by on 20 March 2014 in Events News Vintage & Youngtimer News

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Audi Tradition has assembled a true winning team of race and rally vehicles for this year’s Techno Classica in Essen, Germany, the world’s largest oldtimer show. From March 26 to 30, 2014 the company will have four generations of successful race and rally cars on display, including the Auto Union Type A Silver Arrow from 1934 and the Audi Type C Alpine Rally winner. Also on the stand in Essen is the Audi Rallye quattro A2 that Stig Blomqvist drove to victory in the drivers’ and manufacturers’ rally championships 30 years ago. Other exhibits that have contributed to the company’s motor sport heritage are the R8R Le Mans race car used for Audi’s debut on the Sarthe circuit in 1999, and the winner of the 2013 event, the Audi R18 e-tron quattro. More…

Audi Tradition Releases 2014 Event Participation Details

posted by on 16 March 2014 in Audi News

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Audi Tradition is stepping on the gas for the 2014 season. Car enthusiasts will be able to see the historic vehicles at more than 25 events all over Europe. In Monaco, legendary Formula 1 driver Jacky Ickx will himself be at the wheel when the 1938 Auto Union Silver Arrow Type C from 1938 takes to the roads of the principality. At the Eifel Rallye Festival, Stig Blomqvist is celebrating the 30th anniversary of his World Rally Championship title. This year, Audi Tradition’s presence at the world’s largest classic car exhibition, the “Techno Classica,” puts the emphasis on motorsport: On a stand area of more than 700 square meters (7,535 square feet), historic treasures from the company’s history will be on display. More…

Bernd Rosemeyer Rest Stop on A5 Autobahn to be Renamed

posted by on 24 February 2014 in Motorsport Vintage & Youngtimer News

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Reports out of Germany suggest the Rosemeyer Parkplatz in Germany is in danger of being renamed. The parking area next to the A5 Autobahn has long been a shrine to the Auto Union silver arrow ace nearly since his death in 1938, though the local government has seemingly chosen to move past that as it endeavors to change the name.
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Video: /DRIVE Inside the Secret Storage Facility of Audi Sport

posted by on 14 February 2014 in Video Vintage & Youngtimer News

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The /DRIVE YouTube channel has run another in its Inside quattro series, continuing on its visit to the Audi Tradition warehouse in Ingolstadt. This particular installment focuses on the floor that houses most of the racecars held in the collection of Audi’s heritage arm… at least the ones that aren’t out in rotation and on display.
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Video: /DRIVE Reveals the Inner Workings of Audi Tradition

posted by on 5 February 2014 in Video Vintage & Youngtimer News

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The guys at /DRIVE recently traveled to the Ingolstadt and paid a visit to the Audi Tradition warehouse located on the outskirts of the Ingolstadt factory grounds. During the visit they got an in-depth look at several vintage Audi and Auto Union models, in addition to a walk-through with an Audi historian.
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