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Video: Nurburgring, 1970, Snap Oversteer, Crashes. 15 Minutes of Painful Transfixation

by on 1 December 2014 in Video Vintage & Youngtimer News

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Long fans of the place can tell you that the Nurburgring has been earning its reputation as the ‘Green Hell’ since the early 1900s. Auto Union Silver Arrows raced there in the 1930s and it remains today one of the most challenging courses for professional drivers or even novices paying per lap on public days. This video dubbed ‘Raphsodie in Blech’ emphasizes the latter.

Video: Lapping the Nurburgring in an Audi R8 V8

by on 30 October 2014 in Video

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Ever wondered what it’s like to put in a hot lap at the legendary Nürburgring behind the wheel of an Audi R8?  Thanks to a video uploaded by YouTube channel FlatOut Brasil, today is your lucky day.  Putting in a time of 8:17 from Bridge to Gantry on a surface that the uploader calls “damp”, […] More…

Audi TT Roadster Test Mule Spied at Nurburgring

by on 2 September 2014 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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That there will be a TT Roadster or even what it will eventually look like isn’t much of a mystery. The Audi TT had always had a drop top version and coupe versions of the TT and TTS dropped as early as Geneva last spring. Even still, we’ve yet to see the soft top variant of this new TT Mk3 and, as such, its presence at the Nurburgring in the form of a test mule is definitely news.

Video: B9 Audi A4 Test Mule Caught Testing at Nurburgring

by on 29 August 2014 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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Remember that somewhat B8.5 bodied early B9 test mule that our spy photographers caught recently? It’s also been spotted by the video-shooting guys at Touriclips who’ve posted it for your viewing and listening pleasure.

Video: Next Audi RS 3 Takes Nurburgring from Touriclips

by on 29 August 2014 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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YouTube can be a wonderful thing. Forget all the cat videos and bucket challenges whereby buckets fall on heads. No, we prefer the constant taking-you-there element from content creators like TouriClips who live near the Nurburgring and film it incessantly during manufacturer test days… say, like when they’re testing the new RS 3 Sportback.

Latest Audi RS 3 Spy Photos from CAR Magazine

by on 25 August 2014 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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No, the RS 3 is not new news. No, spy photos of the RS 3 are not new either. Even still, this is an all new RS 3 we’re talking about and as such we’re watching it very closely. UK news outlet and print publication CAR Magazine has dropped the latest round of shots of the car spotted testing again at the Nurburgring. More…

Spied: Audi A5 B9 Test Mule Spied at The Nurburgring

by on 21 August 2014 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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Earlier today we reported on a B9 Audi A4 test mule spied testing by our photographer sources. It seems early chassis testing has commenced for even more of the range than that though, as MotorAuthority has also published photos of a B9 Audi A5 mule testing at the Nurburgring. More…

DTM: Double Podium for Audi Sport at Nurburgring

by on 18 August 2014 in Audi News

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A double podium for Audi in the DTM: At the Nürburgring, Mike Rockenfeller (Audi Sport Team Phoenix) and Edoardo Mortara (Audi Sport Team Abt Sportsline) in front of 80,000 spectators (throughout the weekend) clinched positions two and three. More…

DTM: Five Audi RS 5 DTM Cars in Top Six at Nurburgring Qualifying

by on 16 August 2014 in Motorsport

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Audi has regained its typical strength in the DTM qualifying session at the Nürburgring. In difficult conditions, five Audi RS 5 DTM cars made it into the top six. More…

DTM: Audi Nürburgring Preview

by on 11 August 2014 in Motorsport

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Audi driver Ekström still in contention for title before Nürburgring round Home race for Rockenfeller, Scheider and Audi Sport Team Phoenix Dieter Gass, Head of DTM: “Continue to try battling for the Championship” Ingolstadt, August 11, 2014 – The seventh race at the Nürburgring next weekend (August 15 to 17) marks the beginning of the […] More…

Video: Possible MK3 Audi TT RS Mule Spotted at the Nurburgring

by on 5 August 2014 in Video

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While the third generation TT has only entered production within the last two weeks, Audi has been teasing special editions of the upcoming car for quite some time.  The latest of which is a curious car which was recently spotted by Touriclips testing at the Nurburgring. What makes this car especially curious is that it […] More…

Spy Video: Audi SQ7 Test Mule Sliding, Jumping and Generally Hooning at Nurburgring

by on 29 July 2014 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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There are spy videos and then there are intensely cool spy videos. We mark this new short by Touriclips found on Y ouTube of the upcoming Audi SQ7 as the latter. In addition to catching air at Flugplatz, you’ll find there’s sliding and tire squeal all through the short. More…