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      Published on 06-14-2011 02:51 PM
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      We have all seen various novelty limousines. From Ferraris, to Monster Trucks, to Hummers, some crazy limousines have been produced. This is the first strech Audi Q7 we have seen and it actually looks pretty cool. We prefer the black one to the silver but both look good and the Q7 transitions to a limo surprisingly well. Prices aren't listed on the royal luxury website that has a Q7 limo in their fleet, but we're guessing the 16 passenger ride doesn't come cheap. ...
      Published on 06-13-2011 10:41 PM
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      Mazda is really the only company that uses the rotary motor. It seems Mazda is preparing a rotary for the RX7 or RX8 successor. The difficulty is in getting the rotary to pass emissions. Audi developed a clean rotary in the Audi A1 E-tron concept and Mazda is having informal talks with Audi about the motor. The difference is, Audi made a small rotary used as a generator to power an electric motor. Is Mazda going down the same route? We hope not, as we want the wankel to be powering the rear wheels, not a battery. ...
      Published on 06-12-2011 09:03 AM
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      This is going to be a special victory for Audi. A dramatic victory despite major setbacks in the race with two of their three LMP1 cars retiring after dramatic crashes. That left just one R18 TDI left for Audi but one is all they needed. This was the tightest Le Mans of recent memory with the #9 Peugeot 908 and the remaining Audi R18 battling it out to the last second. Peugeot did finish in 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place and gave Audi all they could handle along with some questionable blocking. Congratulations to Audi but what is most important is that nobody was hurt in a dramatic race. ...
      Published on 06-11-2011 11:50 AM
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      This is a horrific wreck which occurred during the opening hour of the race. The R18 TDI driven by Allan McNish attempted to make a pass to gain the overall lead and the space just was not there. The R18 collided with a 458 and the Audi just went flying into the guard rail with debris spraying everywhere upon impact. Fortunately, McNish was able to walk away and has been taken to a local hospital for scans and evaluation. It is a miracle this was not worse and that the spectators and photographers were not harmed. ...
      Published on 06-11-2011 07:45 AM
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      A couple weeks back we showed you the A1 Quattro Concept in some studio shots Audi released. Audi brought the concept to Le Mans and surprisingly, it looks great in the real life pictures. The car looks just plain awesome (side exhaust looks great) and with a 500 horsepower tuned version of the TT-RS 2.5 liter turbo, what is not to like? Only downside is that they will never build it. ...
      Published on 06-10-2011 06:58 AM
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      After a tough battle in qualifying Audi took the pole as well as the second spot for th 24 Hours of Le Mans in the LMP1 class. The Peugeot 908's took 3rd, 4th, and 6th place. The final Audi R18 (three cars total) took 5th place. The cars are all very close with the pole setting Audi R18 TDI just over 2/10's ahead of the Peugeot 908 starting in 3rd. The battle for overall supremacy at Le Mans is set to be epic. ...
      Published on 06-09-2011 07:40 AM
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      I would hope everyone knows by now that LeMans is coming up, right? This is the big race for Audi and the major event on the Audi Motorsport calender. Audi has dominated the race and has a new race car for this year, the R18 TDI. Rulebook changes meant that Audi had to switch to a 3.7 liter turbo-diesel motor vs. the large V10 they were running previously. The new motor is lighter, more fuel efficient, yet puts out 575 horsepower. Lemans is going to be quite the battleground, check out the video. ...
      Published on 06-07-2011 08:52 PM
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      This car was tuned in Massachussets by OE Tuning dealer Brentuning. The car is completely stock on 93 octane fuel. Solid gains through the curve of 15 wheel horsepower and 18 wheel torque are seen. This dyno is a dynapack, which is a hub dyno. There is a visible torque dip at 5000 rpm which we are not sure what to attribute to and will try to get further details on. ...
      Published on 06-07-2011 02:30 AM
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      Ok, Audi, come on now. A few days back we reported that Audi was in some hot water for "sampling" Eminem's music and mimicking aspects of the Chrysler Imported from Detroit ad. An Audi representative has responded to a lawsuit filed by the music publisher by claiming that the ad is not an advertisement. Huh? We aren't making it up, an Audi representative stated, "The video referred to is not an advertisement." Good luck with that guys. ...
      Published on 06-06-2011 06:00 AM
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      Audi driver Martin Tomczyk won the race managed to hold off Ralf Schumacher. Tomczyk started on the pole and used it to his advantage continually increasing his lead over the field. Audi took 1st and 3rd with Schumacher in 2nd for Mercedes. Mercedes still maintains the manufacturer standing in 1st place with a slight edge. ...
      Published on 06-06-2011 02:11 AM
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      This is pretty straightforward, a photoshoot/video of a black Audi R8 with a couple chicks. Some people might be asking, why is this front page news? Well, if you are asking that and reading this instead of jumping ahead to the video the problem isn't our front page, it's you. Watch the video and thank us later, yes, awesome. ...
      Published on 06-04-2011 02:51 AM
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      Some readers may remember (hey, we believe in you guys) that Audi released the R8 GT coupe a few months back. Well this is the convertible version, also limited to 333 units. The car is just under 190 pounds lighter than the standard V10 Spyder. It also gets a power bump just like the coupe, 560 horses. No idea how much money it is but considering the coupe starts at $198,000, this is not going to be cheaper. ...
      Published on 06-02-2011 08:41 PM
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      This is a new commercial from Audi for their newly released C7 A6 avant. Watch the commercial and listen closely, notice any similarities? Audi seems to have taken a bit of liberty in sampling the music as it sounds remarkably similar to the Eminem song we all know and love. It's fairly blatant, so we don't understand what Audi was thinking but the music publisher is already seeking an injunction in Germany and this will likely get messy. ...
      Published on 06-02-2011 02:50 AM
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      Autocar has confirmed that the Audi R4 will be coming to market in the next few years. Audi chairman Rupert Stadler reportedly approved the plans for Audi to share the platform with the two other VW group makes, Porsche and Volkswagen. Pricing converted directly from the quoted 25k British Pounds is $40,000. The motor would almost certainly be the 2.0T four cylinder but the TT-RS turbo 5 cylinder may find its way in. ...
      Published on 05-31-2011 05:51 AM
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      The A1 is... well, let's face it, pretty weak. There is little to be excited about with that car. Now this A1 on the other has a lot to be excited about. This concept was created to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Wörthersee festival which is an Audi fan festival. Audi took the TT-RS turbo 5 cylinder, changed the turbo, tuning, and exhaust, and came up with 496 horsepower. The car has all wheel drive and weighs only 3,096 pounds. What sucks about this? It's all just a big tease, and men don't like to be teased. ...
      Published on 05-30-2011 02:50 AM
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      This is a very well done video from Audi Motorsport giving you an idea of what it is like to be a driver at Le Mans. The video details what the drivers body goes through and the forces they experience during the race. The beats per minute of their heart, the impact of forces on their lungs, and just the punishment a race like Le Mans doles out. They also do not hesitate to take shots at Formula 1, which seems to be Audi Motorsport's pattern as of late. ...

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