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Audi expands with GT3 race series in Asia Audi and Marvel Launch Contest Invities Fans To Craft Iron Man’s EU validates Audi LED technology as eco-innovation Audi delivers 100th customer race car Audi Motorsport-Newsletter 07/2013 Audi suits up to reprise its leading role in Marvel’s Iron Man 3 Audi R8 LMS ultra Team Novadriver team presentation One-two victory for Audi customer teams at Daytona Audi on third row of the grid at Daytona Audi – the leading brand in lighting technology
Audi expands with GT3 race series in Asia
Audi expands with GT3 race series in Asia
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi expands from China into other Asian markets with the Audi R8 LMS Cup. Following the successful premiere season in China in 2012, Audi’s first one-make race series worldwide will now visit circuits in South Korea, Malaysia and Macau...

Audi and Marvel Launch Contest Invities Fans To Craft Iron Man’s
Audi and Marvel Launch Contest Invities Fans To Craft Iron Man’s
Written By: Audi of America

Audi and Marvel Launch Contest Inviting Fans To Craft Iron Man’s Next Adventure In A Crowd-Sourced Digital Comic Book...

EU validates Audi LED technology as eco-innovation
EU validates Audi LED technology as eco-innovation
Written By: AUDI AG

LED headlights from Audi verifiably improve fuel economy. That is why the European Commission is now certifying this technology....

Audi delivers 100th customer race car
Audi delivers 100th customer race car
Written By: AUDI AG

Newcomer to Audi Sport customer racing: Team MS RACING is switching to Audi and will be fielding two new R8 LMS ultra cars in the 2013 ADAC GT Masters...

Audi Motorsport-Newsletter 07/2013
Audi Motorsport-Newsletter 07/2013
Written By: AUDI AG

In the brief interview, new signing Jamie Green talks about his initial experiences with Audi, his team and the RS 5 DTM...

Audi suits up to reprise its leading role in Marvel’s Iron Man 3
Audi suits up to reprise its leading role in Marvel’s Iron Man 3
Written By: Audi of America

Audi returns as Tony Stark’s vehicle of choice in Marvel’s Iron Man 3 slated for a May 3 release date...

Audi R8 LMS ultra Team Novadriver team presentation
Audi R8 LMS ultra Team Novadriver team presentation
Written By: AUDI AG

The Portuguese Audi customer team Novadriver will not only defend its title in the Portuguese GT Championship with the Audi R8 LMS in the 2013 season...

One-two victory for Audi customer teams at Daytona
One-two victory for Audi customer teams at Daytona
Written By: AUDI AG

At the Daytona 24 Hours, the Audi R8 GRAND-AM has made its best showing to date: Filipe Albuquerque/Oliver Jarvis/Edoardo Mortara/Dion von Moltke won the GT category in a dramatic finale...

Audi on third row of the grid at Daytona
Audi on third row of the grid at Daytona
Written By: AUDI AG

The best Audi R8 GRAND-AM will be starting into the 24-hour race at Daytona (Florida) from the third row. ...

Audi – the leading brand in lighting technology
Audi – the leading brand in lighting technology
Written By: AUDI AG

In lighting technology, Audi is driving progress at high tempo. Today, its xenon plus-and LED headlights already provide excellent illumination of the road and give the cars with the four rings an unmistakable look...

APR Motorsport Sets Driver Lineup for Rolex 24 at Daytona
APR Motorsport Sets Driver Lineup for Rolex 24 at Daytona
Written By: APR LLC

Not only is APR Motorsport unveiling a new-look testing livery for this weekend's Roar Before the 24...

Debut of the 2014 Audi R8 and Audi RS 5 Cabriolet at NAIAS
Debut of the 2014 Audi R8 and Audi RS 5 Cabriolet at NAIAS
Written By: Audi of America

Audi of America announces the U.S. debut of the much anticipated 2014 Audi R8 model line and new Audi RS 5 Cabriolet at the NAIAS...

Audi Factory Drivers and APR will Aim for Class Victory
Audi Factory Drivers and APR will Aim for Class Victory
Written By: APR LLC

APR Motorsport, the team that introduced the Audi R8 to the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series...

Carbon Revolution Launches World's One-Piece Carbon Fiber
Carbon Revolution Launches World's One-Piece Carbon Fiber
Written By: Carbon Revolution

CR New Ground-Breaking Chassis Technology Improves World's Fastest and Most Efficient Cars -- Outstanding Results beyond Wheel Rigidity Gained through Blend of Performance, Efficiency & Style...

From motorsport to series production: the digital rear-view mirror
From motorsport to series production: the digital rear-view mirror
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi is set to make driving even safer with a new technology: the digital rear-view mirror delivers brilliant images and is due to enter small-scale production in the Audi R8 e-tron ...

Audi Introduces R8 Exclusive Selection Editions for 2012
Audi Introduces R8 Exclusive Selection Editions for 2012
Written By: Audi of America

Audi today announced 2012 R8 models created exclusively for the U.S. market. Building on the award-winning R8 V8 and R8 V10 Coupes...

The next historic success for Audi
The next historic success for Audi
Written By: AUDI AG

For the second consecutive time, the Audi R8 won the most important endurance race for GT3 sports cars - thus writing another chapter of motorsport history....

Still more acuity for the Audi R8 super sports car
Still more acuity for the Audi R8 super sports car
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi has made its R8 high-performance sports car even more attractive and dynamic. The R8 V10 plus is a new top model in the model series, with a totally new 7-speed S tronic...

World record for the Audi R8 e-tron with 8:09.099 minutes at the Nürburgring
World record for the Audi R8 e-tron with 8:09.099 minutes at the Nürburgring
Written By: AUDI AG

R8 e-tron has set a world record for a production vehicle with an electric drive system on the Nürburgring Nordschleife ...

Audi at Round 7 of the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series
Audi at Round 7 of the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series
Written By: Audi of America

The 4.048-mile, 14-turn track configuration includes long straights, swooping turns, high braking, and flat out straightaway speed...

2013 Audi vehicles to get 4-Year SiriusXM Traffic Subscription
2013 Audi vehicles to get 4-Year SiriusXM Traffic Subscription
Written By: Audi of America

Audi of America today announced customers who purchase 2013 model year vehicles equipped with MMI Navigation ...

Oryx Racing has announced that it will miss the next few races of the 2012
Oryx Racing has announced that it will miss the next few races of the 2012
Written By: Oomph! Labs

The Abu Dhabi-based team is targeting a return to competitive racing at Watkins Glen, June 29 – July 1...

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 13/2012
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 13/2012
Written By: AUDI AG

The new Audi R8 LMS ultra enjoyed an extremely successful Easter weekend by claiming victories in the FIA GT1 World Championship and the FIA GT3 European Championship...

Video - Acoustic innovation: e-sound by Audi
Video - Acoustic innovation: e-sound by Audi
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi’s future e-tron models will cover long distances powered by practically silent electric motors. ...

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Audi Visions OLED Technology
Audi Visions OLED Technology
Written By: AUDI AG

The ‘tunnel of light’ in the basement of the Audi Electronics Center in Ingolstadt is a rather dark place – until it comes to casting light on the situation...

Pricing announced for the Limited-Edition 2012 Audi R8 GT Spyder
Pricing announced for the Limited-Edition 2012 Audi R8 GT Spyder
Written By: Audi of America

The recently introduced Audi R8 GT Spyder is a hand-built, limited production vehicle with just 333 units produced world-wide and 50 units coming to the U.S. Similar to the R8 GT Coupe unveiled last year...

Premiere for Audi at the 2012 Daytona 24 Hours
Premiere for Audi at the 2012 Daytona 24 Hours
Written By: AUDI AG

Premiere coincides with anniversary: The Audi R8 GRAND-AM will make its debut on the 50th running of the Daytona 24 Hours from January 26 to 29. Teams APR Motorsport and Oryx Racing are each fielding one of the newly developed customer sport race cars in the GT class of the endurance classic....

Audi R8 LMS ultra to fight for World Champion’s title in 2012
Audi R8 LMS ultra to fight for World Champion’s title in 2012
Written By: AUDI AG

The new Audi R8 LMS ultra will also be competing in the FIA GT1 World Championship next year. Two vehicles of the brand new customer sport race car will be independently fielded by Team WRT in the world’s highest-caliber GT racing series...

Successful test of the Audi R8 GRAND-AM
Successful test of the Audi R8 GRAND-AM
Written By: AUDI AG

The Audi R8 GRAND-AM successfully passed its baptism by fire. The new model was fine-tuned at the Daytona race track (U.S. state of Florida) during its final test on Tuesday and Wednesday....

Strong Audi presence at 2011 Race of Champions
Strong Audi presence at 2011 Race of Champions
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi will be represented at the 2011 Race of Champions at the ESPRIT arena in Düsseldorf on December 3 and 4, 2011 with its strongest line-up ever. ...

Audi R8 LMS ultra to be launched in 2012
Audi R8 LMS ultra to be launched in 2012
Written By: AUDI AG

In 2012, the Audi R8 LMS ultra will succeed the successful R8 LMS GT3 sports car with which R8 LMS customers have won 115 races and 12 national and international titles in the space of just three years....

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 32/2011: Audi A5 DTM in front of large crowd
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 32/2011: Audi A5 DTM in front of large crowd
Written By: AUDI AG

Tom Kristensen opened Audi’s touring car future with the new Audi A5 DTM at the DTM finale. The brand with the four rings skillfully played to the crowd with a number of other activities as well....

Audi victory in Malaysia thwarted by tire failure
Audi victory in Malaysia thwarted by tire failure
Written By: AUDI AG

In extremely tough conditions at the 12-hour Malaysia Merdeka Endurance Race at Sepang the Audi R8 LMS proved its endurance racing qualities yet again. Technically, the production-derived customer sport race car ...

100th win for the Audi R8 LMS
100th win for the Audi R8 LMS
Written By: AUDI AG

Three weeks after winning the 24-hour race at Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium), Audi Sport customer racing has yet another milestone to announce in the company’s young customer racing program...

Audi R8 LMS Racing Simulator by Sony PlayStation
Audi R8 LMS Racing Simulator by Sony PlayStation
Written By: AUDI AG

World debut at gamescom in front of a grand audience: As of today, a simulator sporting the style of the Audi R8 LMS will be available to all visitors in hall 7/PlayStation booth at the world’s leading trade fair for interactive games in Cologne...

Audi R8 LMS wins the most important endurance race for GT cars
Audi R8 LMS wins the most important endurance race for GT cars
Written By: AUDI AG

The Audi R8 LMS won the most important endurance race for GT cars ahead of BMW and Mercedes-Benz. Audi Sport Team WRT overcame the strongest competition during the 63rd running of the 24 hours of Spa ...

24h Spa: Two Audi R8 LMS in the top ten
24h Spa: Two Audi R8 LMS in the top ten
Written By: AUDI AG

Qualifying for the 24-hour race at Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium) provided a foretaste of what the spectators could well expect on Saturday and Sunday: a fascinating exchange of blows between the world’s best GT3 sportscars in which the result is completely unpredictable....

Audi Motorsport Newsletter 15/2011: Audi R18 TDI runs at four locations
Audi Motorsport Newsletter 15/2011: Audi R18 TDI runs at four locations
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi fans can look forward to a spectacular weekend: while the DTM races at the Norisring, the Le Mans winning Audi R18 TDI will inspire fans at four locations....

Unique Audi R8 Spyder reflects well on Sir Elton John's party
Unique Audi R8 Spyder reflects well on Sir Elton John's party
Written By: AUDI AG

Annual White Tie and Tiara Ball to auction unique ‘chrome’ version of celebrated 194mph open-top sports car...

The new 2012 Audi R8 GT heading to the US
The new 2012 Audi R8 GT heading to the US
Written By: Audi of America

Audi has created the very special, limited-edition R8 GT for the 2012 MY. The R8 GT builds on the award-winning R8 Coupe and Spyder and represents the pinnacle of performance in the Audi model line...

Aggressive power and Audi ultra -  The Audi R8 GT Spyder
Aggressive power and Audi ultra - The Audi R8 GT Spyder
Written By: AUDI AG

Even lighter, even more powerful, even more captivating: The Audi R8 GT Spyder delivers breathtaking performance. The open-top flagship version of the high-performance sports car develops 412 kW (560 hp) and – thanks to Audi ultra – has trimmed a full 85 kilograms ...

Video - AWE Tuning Releases the R8 V10 SwitchPath Exhaust
Video - AWE Tuning Releases the R8 V10 SwitchPath Exhaust
Written By: A.W.E. Tuning

The AWE Tuning R8 V10 SwitchPath™ Exhaust System was designed and engineered specifically with the unique sound and Performance characteristics of the 5.2L V10 engine in mind. ...

Video - Audi R8 e-tron a look inside the development workshop
Video - Audi R8 e-tron a look inside the development workshop
Written By: AUDI AG

The first all-electric Audi will be built at the Neckarsulm site, with a small production run of the R8 e-tron sports car to hit the roads in late 2012. quattro GmbH is currently building the first technology platform for the electric model at the Neckarsulm plant...

Audi customer racing: Know-how transfer between the race track and the road
Audi customer racing: Know-how transfer between the race track and the road
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi has been a successful participant in customer racing since 2009 with the R8 LMS. quattro GmbH builds the racing models at its motorsports factory in Heilbronn-Biberach. 35 units are currently being raced worldwide by customer and importer teams...

Audi hands over first R8 GT to customer
Audi hands over first R8 GT to customer
Written By: AUDI AG

The first of 333 Audi R8 GT vehicles has hit the road: A customer from the UK received the keys for his Phantom Black high-performance sports car today at the Audi Forum in Neckarsulm. The limited-edition, top-of-the-line model of the R8 family is built in a production shop ...

DTM stars at wheel of the Audi R8 LMS
DTM stars at wheel of the Audi R8 LMS
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi tackles the two 24-hour races at the Nürburgring (June 25/26) and at Spa-Francorchamps (July 30/31) with high-caliber driver teams. DTM stars Mattias Ekström, Mike Rockenfeller and Timo Scheider also join the grid for the two factory supported events with the Audi R8 LMS. ...

Sales of limited-production Audi R8 GT sports car begin
Sales of limited-production Audi R8 GT sports car begin
Written By: Audi of America

Audi of America established prices for the limited-production 2012 Audi R8 GT starting at $196,800 at the launch of sales in the U.S. market. The Audi R8 GT is the lightest, fastest and most powerful entry in the Audi supercar lineup, which has won global acclaim. Only 333 Audi R8 GT models will be ...

Audi announces January 2011 price adjustment
Audi announces January 2011 price adjustment
Written By: Audi of America

Audi of America announces base manufacturers suggested retail price adjustments on four models beginning January 4, 2011. The adjustments average approximately 1 percent increase over previously announced prices....

Audi extends motorsport commitment
Audi extends motorsport commitment
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi aims to continue its string of victories at the Le Mans 24 Hours with a completely new LMP1 sports car development....

2011 R8 4.2 quattro and 2011 R8 4.2 quattro Spyder - Pricing and highlights
2011 R8 4.2 quattro and 2011 R8 4.2 quattro Spyder - Pricing and highlights
Written By: Audi of America

Following the highly acclaimed introduction of the Audi R8 5.2 quattro Spyder in August...

Complete 2011 model-year Audi U.S. pricing list
Complete 2011 model-year Audi U.S. pricing list
Written By: Audi of America

Audi Model Year 2011 Suggested Retail Prices & availability dates...

Audi L.A. Auto Show introductions highlight the future atop US luxury car market
Audi L.A. Auto Show introductions highlight the future atop US luxury car market
Written By: Audi of America

Two new Audi models making their U.S. auto show debuts in Los Angeles this week show how the German brand...

Audi of America to show at SEMA for first time
Audi of America to show at SEMA for first time
Written By: Audi of America

Audi of America today announced that it will exhibit -- for the first time ever -- at the SEMA Show, the premier automotive specialty products trade event...

Audi reports best-ever August U.S. sales; brand continues strong arc toward sales record in 2010
Audi reports best-ever August U.S. sales; brand continues strong arc toward sales record in 2010
Written By: Audi of America

Audi today maintained its 2010 momentum with record August U.S. sales, which surpassed the prior August record set in 2003 ...

First stage: Audi R8 e-tron in Silvretta E-Auto Rally Montafon 2010
First stage: Audi R8 e-tron in Silvretta E-Auto Rally Montafon 2010
Written By: Audi of America

Audi has entered an e-tron technology platform wrapped in the skin of an R8 in the Silvretta E-Auto Rally Montafon 2010. Michael Dick, Member of the Board of Management of AUDI AG...

Audi June 2010 sales increase 14.3%; brand sets half-year sales record
Audi June 2010 sales increase 14.3%; brand sets half-year sales record
Written By: Audi of America

Audi today reported that strong June 2010 sales propelled it to the best first-half results of any year since it began selling cars in the U.S. market....

Audi e-tron at 24 Hours of Le Mans
Audi e-tron at 24 Hours of Le Mans
Written By: Audi of America

Audi presents an Audi e-tron technology platform based on the R8 at the most important sports car race of the year....

The Audi R8 GT: Extreme lightweight construction and tremendous performance
The Audi R8 GT: Extreme lightweight construction and tremendous performance
Written By: Audi of America

Now even more powerful, lighter and faster: Audi presents a limited-production version of it R8 high-performance sports car, the R8 GT...

Iron Man 2 drives an Audi R8 Spyder
Iron Man 2 drives an Audi R8 Spyder
Written By: Audi of America

Robert Downey Jr. has returned to his role as the ingenious engineer and Super Hero Iron Man. The world premiere of Iron Man 2 took place on Monday in Los Angeles...

MTM presents: Audi R8 with rear wheel drive and 560 HP
MTM presents: Audi R8 with rear wheel drive and 560 HP
Written By: MTM Motoren-Technik-Mayer GmbH

The questions are legitimate and short: A Street-legal Audi R8 with rear wheel drive? And with a 560 HP supercharged engine?...

Audi R8 V10 is named as 2010 World Performance Car
Audi R8 V10 is named as 2010 World Performance Car
Written By: Audi of America

The Audi R8 V10 was named as the 2010 World Performance Car at the World Car of the Year Awards ceremony at the New York Auto Show. ...

Video - Audi R8 Spyder Parking Structure Slalom
Video - Audi R8 Spyder Parking Structure Slalom
Written By: AUDI AG

Driver of Audi R8 Spyder uses an underground parking structure as an impromptu test track. ...

The 2011 Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 FSI quattro - Pure Fascination
The 2011 Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 FSI quattro - Pure Fascination
Written By: Audi of America

Exceptional performance, breathtaking dynamics and the intense experience of open-top driving: Audi introduces the R8 Spyder 5.2 FSI quattro. Its outer skin is made of carbon fiber composite in some sections, and a lightweight cloth top is integrated into the aluminum Audi Space Frame (ASF). ...

Video - Audi R8 TDI Le Mans V12 TDI
Video - Audi R8 TDI Le Mans V12 TDI
Written By: Audi of America

The R8 TDI Le Mans with bodywork looks even wider and more resolute than the core model. It shows its potential through its muscular proportions, accentuated wheel arches and even larger air apertures. The rhombus-pattern cover on the air inlets and outlets is the hallmark of Audi's sporty top model...

Audi R8 TDI Le Mans
Audi R8 TDI Le Mans
Written By: Audi of America

Audi is presenting a revolution in the top class – the first 12-cylinder diesel engine in a high-performance road going sports car. The V12 TDI with a displacement of six liters powers a concept car based on the Audi R8. This unit generates a huge 500 hp and 1,000 Newton-meters (737.56 lb-ft) of tor...

Video - Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 FSI quattro
Video - Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 FSI quattro
Written By: Audi of America

This Video footage features a European Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 FSI quattro. The footage shows an R8 Spyder as it cruises the streets of Miami Florida with the top down allowing the driver to enjoy the tropical scenery and the sounds from the V10 engine. The footage also includes a full 360 of the vehicl...

The Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 FSI quattro – Breathtakingly dynamic open-top driving
The Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 FSI quattro – Breathtakingly dynamic open-top driving
Written By: Audi of America

Exceptional performance and breathtaking dynamism coupled with the intense sensations of open-top driving: Audi presents the R8 Spyder 5.2 FSI quattro. Its lightweight cloth top opens and closes fully automatically; several body parts are made of a carbon fiber composite material. The V10 engine p...

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