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Video: New Audi Q7 Trailer

by on 17 December 2014 in Video

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Images of the new Audi Q7 is said to have leaked ahead of schedule. Word from Audi offices is that it wasn’t supposed to drop until early next month ahead of its Detroit Auto Show reveal. As of Friday though, there were photos and a press release. As of this morning we now also have a video.
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Video: Why Good Motor Mounts are Important

by on 10 December 2014 in Video

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Certain parts of our cars get neglected.  We’re all guilty of it.  Chances are, if it doesn’t make an obnoxious noise or cause a warning light, the majority of us are likely to ignore some issues altogether.  One such often-neglected item are engine and transmission mounts.  Seeing as they connect a continuously-moving item to the […] More…

Video: Audi RS 6 Obliterates Mercedes C63 Black in Drag Race

by on 3 December 2014 in Video

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There’s no denying that Audi’s RS 6 is a fast car.  With 560hp coming from its 4.0 TFSI powerplant and instantaneous shifts handled by a 8-speed tiptronic box, the car can achieve 60mph from a standstill in just 3.9 seconds.  This all sounds great on paper, but what’s it like in real life against other […] More…

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.
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Video: Audi RS 6 Avant Ski Slope Hoonage from Italy

by on 27 November 2014 in Audi News

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Earlier this year, Audi Italia held their 2014 Audi Chef’s Cup. That may not sound like the sort of event where you’d expect plenty of hoonage. Even still, this is Audi and this is Italy… so maybe it should have been expected. More…

Audi A2 as Film Set for Taylor Swift BBC Radio 1 ‘Blank Space’ Short

by on 24 November 2014 in Audi Driver Video

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In case you’re not up on your pop culture, pop music dominatrix Taylor Swift has a new album out called 1989 and, like her head explodingly catchy song ‘Shake it Off’, takes on the stereotype of being boy crazy. That perceived insanity may be brilliance though, in the level of self awareness of her public persona exemplified on her latest hit single ‘Blank Space’ is anything to go by. That last single is the one that’s getting all the airplay right now, and as such BBC Radio 1 personality Greg James had Swift recently filmed a YouTube short of himself and Swift rolling around London in an Audi A2 lip syncing the song.
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Video: Behold, the Power of quattro.

by on 19 November 2014 in Audi News

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It’s not news really. quattro kicks ass in the snow. Rear-wheel drive cars like an E36 BMW…. not so much. News or not though, this video of a B3 Audi 80 Avant pulling the aforementioned BMW out of a snowy ditch is thoroughly enjoyable to watch. More…

FIA WEC: 6 Hours of Shanghai Race Report + Watch Race Video

by on 3 November 2014 in Motorsport

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Audi just missed out on a podium place in round six of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Shanghai. Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer (CH/D/F) in the best Audi R18 e-tron quattro had to admit defeat in the six-hour race. The Le Mans winners crossed the finish line in front of their team-mates Lucas di Grassi/Loïc Duval/Tom Kristensen (BR/F/DK). More…

FIA WEC: Audi Sport Qualifying Report + Watch Session Video

by on 2 November 2014 in Motorsport

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Lucas di Grassi/Loïc Duval/Tom Kristensen best Audi driver team Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer on third row as well  Audi Sport Team Joest thoroughly prepared for the race Ingolstadt/Shanghai – Audi took fifth and sixth place in qualifying for round six of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). In the race, Audi – currently the runner-up […] More…

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…

Video: ProSpeed Audi quattro S1 Hillclimb Assault

by on 17 October 2014 in Video

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Frequent visitors to the site will no doubt recognize the ProSpeed Audi Sport Quattro Hillclimb car, as it has been featured on our pages many many times.  But just because we are familiar with the car, doesn’t mean in any way that we are beginning to tire of it.  Check out the video below to […] More…

What Happens When this Guy Spends Too Much Time on a Mountain? quattro.

by on 8 October 2014 in Video

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Simon Beck is an ex Cartographer who enjoys tramping snow on the side of a mountain. Think of crop circles but in the snow and you get the idea of Simon’s type of work. However, what happens when Simon hooks up with Audi marketing staff who want to continue to emphasize creatively the association between Audi’s quattro all-wheel drive system and snow? More…