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Audi R8 set to race all over the globe with ULTRA

Audi R8 set to race all over the globe with ULTRA

The Lamborghini Gallardo sister car, namely the Audi R8, will continue its world of motorsports conquest in 2012. After winning the australian Bathurst 12 Hours, here is more to come. The first four examples of the new customer sport race car, the Audi R8 LMS ultra, have been delivered ready for the 2012 season. Two [...]

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Audi S4 to be unveiled at Paris

Audi S4 to be unveiled at Paris

Audi has announced it will unveil the new S4 at the Paris Motor Show in October. As expected, the future sporty saloon will feature 350bhp under the bonnet. As previously reported, the future S4 will drop its V8 engine to get a smaller and more fuel efficient V6 engine. Thanks to a Eaton roots-type supercharger, [...]

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Audi considering new supercar and compact SUV for U.S. market

Audi considering new supercar and compact SUV for U.S. market

Audi’s US CEO Johan de Nysschen has revealed that the German carmaker is considering two new models to the current lineup, a compact SUV and a supercar. Audi has set an ambitious plan to increase its sales to 1.5 million vehicles by 2015 and the American market is a key market to reach the sales [...]

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Audi R8 to feature full LED headlights

Audi R8 to feature full LED headlights

Audi has unveiled the first LEd headlights on the market which will be available as an option on the R8 supercar. Audi has strong ambition for the Audi R8 and the new LED headlamps, confirms the carmaker wants to lead the market in terms of innovation. Generally seen on the concept cars, the Audi R8 [...]

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VW CEO threatens to resign

VW CEO threatens to resign

Martin Winterkorn is more and more upset by Porsche’s will to interfere with the VW’s operations and has threatened to resign. Porsche’s will to interfere with the VW’s brands generate more and more frustration among companies’ executives, especially at Audi. The German weekly magazine Der Spiegel reports that premium carmaker’s managers are more and more [...]

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Audi R8 V10 for sale?

Audi R8 V10 for sale?

A German website might have revealed the future specs of the long-awaited V10-powered R8. The German website Mobile.de features an interesting R8 powered by a V10 petrol engine. The engine is reported to deliver a power output of 552bhp. This is 20bhp less than the rocketing-estate RS6 which offers 572bhp. The price tag is rather [...]

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Audi unveils the Clubsport Quattro

Audi unveils the Clubsport Quattro

Last week, Petrol-Head unveiled some spyshots of the rumoured TT Clubsport Quattro. Surprising everybody, Audi has unveiled the final version. The car was unveiled today at the Lake Worther Tour, an annual gathering of VW and Audi enthusiasts held in Austria. Compared to the TT, the biggest change is the new windscreen which is a [...]

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Audi to launch 15 new models by 2011

Audi to launch 15 new models by 2011

With the aim of selling 1.5 million cars by 2018, Audi plans to expand its already wide lineup by unveiling 15 new models or versions within three years. The most important model for the carmaker will be the small A1 expected to take on the established Mini in the small car segment. Sharing its inner-structure [...]

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Audi unveils the A3 TDI Clubsport Quattro Concept

Audi unveils the A3 TDI Clubsport Quattro Concept

In a previous report, Petrol-Head published the spyshot of the production version of the TT Clubsport Quattro Concept. Audi is readying its second Clubsport model based on the A3 and powered by a TDI engine. The main interest in this concept is the TDI engine. A 2.0-litre unit, it has a power output of 221bhp [...]

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Next-generation Audi A6 details emerge

Next-generation Audi A6 details emerge

The replacement of the Audi A6 is a few years away, but first information have emerged on the internet. The main novelty for the next-generation will be its construction that will use the lightweight ASF II spaceframe. Inaugurated with the current TT, the Aluminum and Steel Spaceframe (ASF II) is a platform which weighs half [...]

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