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Video: Auto Express Pits Audi S3 Against Subaru WRX STI

posted by on 23 July 2014 in Video

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While the Audi S3 and Subaru WRX STI may not be obvious rivals, European Magazine Auto Express has decided that the fairly similar price points and horsepower figures warranted a comparison.  As you might expect, Auto Express noted that the STI was a bit more ‘raw’ and needed to be worked much harder than the […] More…

Burgled Audi A8 Owner Gives Chase with Impact

posted by on 7 July 2014 in Video

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The story you are about to read (and watch) has everything it takes to make a good evening news reel nowadays. Take one Houston area doctor returning home to catch burglars in the act, add in his daughter at the wheel of an Audi A8 and thrown in a ‘we’re not going to take it anymore’ car chase, and you have the makings of a YouTube spectacle so long as no one really gets hurt. More…

Watch this Weekend’s Goodwood Festival of Speed LIVE Now!

posted by on 27 June 2014 in Audi News

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If you’re a car enthusiast, the Goodwood Festival of Speed should likely be on your bucket list. For the most fortunate, they’ll be headed there this weekend to enjoy it first hand. Even if you’re not going though, you can now watch it via YouTube live stream.

Video: Audi R8 LMS #3 Crash in Opening Hours of Nurburgring 24

posted by on 22 June 2014 in Audi News

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With the 2014 24 Hours of Nurburgring now complete, we’re looking back at some of the more memorable points of the race. Of these, one of the most dramatic must certainly be the crash of the #3 sister car to the now-winning #4. Driven at the time by German-born Marc Basseng, this Team Phoenix R8 LMS met its unfortunate end-of-race in the very opening hours. More…

Video: A Tour of Le Mans 24 Hour Circuit with John Hindhaugh

posted by on 20 June 2014 in Video

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While on the ground in Le Mans last week, something special happened. It wasn’t that Audi rebuilt a car from essentially nothing, that they won a hard fought race, or any of the other incredible elements of the race story itself. No, in addition to all of that, we managed to take a trip around the circuit with “Mr. Radio Le Mans”, John Hindaugh. More…

Audi Puts Porsche on Notice. Le Mans Will Be Epic. #LM24AvP

posted by on 6 June 2014 in Motorsport Video

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We’re about about a week and a half from the 2014 24 Hours of Le Mans and the guano is about to get real. A rivalry, that’s been building for years, is about to amp to a whole new level. The winningest brand ever at Le Mans (Porsche) is about to return and compete with the most dominant modern brand (Audi). They’re corporate cousins of course, and there is perhaps no better manifestation of Ferdinand Piech’s philosophy of letting his brands compete than this year’s Le Mans 24 Hour race.

Fitting then. Audi just threw down. More…

Video: Audi A3 clubsport quattro Exhaust Note & Spoiler LED Demo

posted by on 3 June 2014 in Video

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If you’ve been following along with our Worthersee 2014 coverage, then the bonkers 2.5 TFSI-powered Audi A3 clubsport quattro needs no introduction. No doubt you’re enthralled with the car as are we, and as such we wanted to share this quick video clip we nabbed while on the ground in Worthersee last week. More…

Video: Porsche 965, the Audi V8-Powered Porsche 911 That Never Was

posted by on 22 May 2014 in Video

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One need only look at the Audi RS2 Avant to know that Porsche and Audi enjoyed a very close relationship in the 1990s. Though not corporate siblings as they are today, the two shared more than German heritage and a penchant for producing fast German cars. And, though the Porsche ties in regards to the RS2 are widely known amongst car enthusiasts, projects like the Porsche 965 have been well-kept secrets… until now. More…

DTM: Strong Season Opener for Audi at Hockenheim (+ Watch It)

posted by on 4 May 2014 in Audi News

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In front of 75,000 spectators (throughout the weekend) Audi left a strong impression at the 2014 DTM season opener. Three Audi drivers – Mattias Ekström, Adrien Tambay and Mike Rockenfeller – finished in the top four at the Hockenheimring. More…

DTM: Pole Position for Adrien Tambay and Audi at Season Opener

posted by on 3 May 2014 in Motorsport

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For the third time in succession, Audi will start the DTM season opener at the Hockenheimring from the top spot on the grid. The Frenchman Adrien Tambay, the 23-year-old son of the former Formula 1 star Patrick Tambay, secured the first pole position in his still young DTM career in a thrilling qualifying session. More…

Video: Audi R8 V10 plus Battles Jaguar XKR-S GT in Standing Mile

posted by on 29 April 2014 in Video

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The Audi R8 V10 Plus is a quick car.  Straight from the factory, the 550hp supercar will accelerate to 60mph from a standstill in just 3.2 seconds, making it extremely competitive with just about anything on the road. This is extremely evident in the latest video in Automobile Magazine’s Standing Mile series, when the R8 […] More…

Video: Audi R8 LMS Ultra in Spectacular Crash at Oschersleben

posted by on 28 April 2014 in Motorsport

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A massive crash at the start of Race 2 of the ADAC GT Masters weekend in Oschersleben ended with the R8 LMS Ultra of Nicki Thiim flipping violently down the side of the front straight.  As you can see in the video below, the wreck was triggered by contact between the R8 and a Corvette at […] More…