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New “Mechanics” TV Spot from Audi Deutschland Promotes Factory Service with World War Z Like Effects

by on 28 February 2015 in Audi News

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Audi Deutschland has released a new TV spot entitled Mechanics that promotes factory dealer service for your Audi. And, while that may seem like a relatively boring topic, monumental effects harkening Brad Pitt’s World War Z zombie movie work to make it a bit more attention-grabbing.
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New Video & More Photos Offer Better View of New Audi R8

by on 27 February 2015 in Audi News

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Audi dropped their first photos and details of the new R8 yesterday, and today has followed that up with even more content. Among this mix of media and information is a short video trailer and also a fair share of marketing photos depicting the R8 V10 and V10 plus models in both grey and red. More…

New Audi TT Scores Four Stars on Euro NCAP Crash Tests (with Video)

by on 26 February 2015 in Audi News

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Not only good-looking, great handling and technology laden, it turns out the new Audi TT coupe is also quite safe. Several examples of the car were recently subjected to the full round of the Euro NCAP crash testing and came off with a top score of four stars overall. More…

New Audi R8 Video Teaser Shares More Details of Car

by on 19 February 2015 in Video

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Yesterday, many European publications ran stories from a “test ride” session Audi held recently at Ascari, where these journalists could ride along around the track in a new Audi R8 test mule and driven by professional race driver Frank Stippler. Today, Audi Deutschland has also released some video from the event. It’s a short video […] More…

Video: Motor Trend and Randy Pobst drive the Audi R18 e-tron quattro and R8 LMS ultra

by on 18 February 2015 in Motorsport Video

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It’s hard not to be envious of Motor Trend’s Randy Pobst. As this video will show you, they recently had a chance to sample two of the most amazing Audis possible. Perhaps the pinnacle was the 2014 Le Mans winning #2 R18 e-tron quattro, with a quick warm-up in the 2014 Nurburgring winning Audi R8 LMS ultra. Jerks. More…

Video: Group B, When Men were Men and Liability Laws Were Nonexistent

by on 18 February 2015 in Video Vintage & Youngtimer News

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Legends don’t really come from mediocre things. It is an unwritten rule. People tell stories and or fantasize about the things that broke the rules and that were dangerous. Things like Group B. You simply couldn’t do them today. More…

New Audi R8 Revealed in Prototype Test Ride at Ascari (Guide, Links, plus Video)

by on 18 February 2015 in Audi News Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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Instead of the usual handful of photos and boring press release, Audi decided to change things up ahead of the Geneva Motorshow by taking a small collection of journalists to Ascari race resort in southern Spain to sample a new R8 test mule. More…

Video: Street Legal Supercharged Audi R8 LMS Tests at Circuit Zolder

by on 17 February 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News Video

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How would you build a fantasy Audi R8 with price no object? We suspect such a fantasy wouldn’t stray far from the car you see here. Take one Audi R8 V10 plus, the best of the current breed of street-going R8, then convert as much as possible to the GT3 spec R8 LMS racer, all while maintaining a tailored interior and upping the performance ante with aftermarket components like a supercharger. And, if you’re feeling generous, test it at a world class track like Circuit Zolder and allow people to film and share amongst millions of their closest friends on the internet. More…

Audi Germany Gets in on ’50 Shades’ of Grey Promotion with this Video

by on 11 February 2015 in Audi News

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It may not be Iron Man, but the Audi R8 and a few other models are set to debut in the upcoming film adaptation of 50 Shades of Grey and clearly cross promotion by Audi themselves is part of the package. Last week came a goof video from Audi of America starring SNL’s Vanessa Bayer, and this week comes a video from Audi AG that takes a different tone. More…

Even if You Missed the Bathurst 12hr, Watch these Last Few Minutes

by on 8 February 2015 in Motorsport Video

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Yesterday’s 12 Hours of Bathurst proved an intense race, though not four minutes of that twelve hours were more intense than the last four. The last of many safety cars left the course with four minutes left of the race, and a sprint was on to the finish that included an Team Phoenix Audi R8 LMS, a 4.0 TFSI-powered Bentley Continental driven by longtime R8 LMS driver Matt Bell, a Nissan GTR and an Aston Martin. More…

SNL’s Vanessa Bayer Does it Up 50 “Shades of Grey” Style for Audi

by on 5 February 2015 in Video

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Audi of America teamed with Saturday Night Live’s Vanessa Bayer for a comedic short dubbed ‘Elevator’ that both lampoons and promotes the upcoming 50 Shades of Grey movie. Bayer mimics 50SoG’s elevator scene, usually steamy but here not so much. And then there’s the surprise appearance of an Audi key.
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Video: Return of the Four Rings Looks Back on B5 A4 BTCC Super Touring Era

by on 2 February 2015 in Motorsport Video Vintage & Youngtimer News

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Our B5 A4 super touring car Find of the Day today inspired us to head over to YouTube and look up footage and races from the era these cars raced. We hit the virtual motherland, though tops amongst that is The Return of the Four Rings series that catalogues Audi Sport’s championship-winning 1996 season in the British Touring Car Championship. More…