This year’s 47th running of the Nürburgring 24 hours was memorable for reasons that had little to do with the weather (for a change),…
One of the most popular enthusiast car videos of the last 9 months is Audi’s remarkable symphony of the R8 V10 plus – stripped…
After first appearing at the Detroit Motor Show earlier this year, for this week’s Sydney Motor Show, Lexus has swapped the LF-LC’s burning red exterior for a lustrous Opal Blue finish, inspired by the natural base colour of the Australian gemstone.
One of the highlights of this year’s Paris Motor Show will be this, BMW’s first foray into the MPV sector – the Concept Active Tourer. It’s a front-wheel drive plug-in hybrid, shorter in length than an X1, but around as wide as a 5 Series.
May 2007 and the Audi R8 was a month away from its UK launch. I sneaked a peak of the first right-hand drive UK car and signed an order within the hour. Then the doubts started to set in.
Most automotive ads use a peripheral approach to influence the attitudes of viewers, painting a dreamscape of persuasive images in the hope that the subsequent ‘good feeling’ opens the door to a more direct sales message.
I love this image. It’s from last weekend’s Intercontinental Le Mans Challenge (ILMC) 6-hour race at Silverstone and depicts a meeting of two generations of Le Mans Audis – the current R18 TDI and R8C from 1999.
A stunning new titanium-effect paintwork option and enhanced standard equipment will mark out the new R8 V8 Limited Edition, which becomes available to order in the UK next month, priced from £93,935 OTR.
If you thought the standard Audi R8 Spyder wasn’t showy enough, then this could be the car for you. Created by Audi UK and donated for auction at the White Tie and Tiara Ball, this Gumbal-ready R8 Spyder is bound to create something of a stir out on the roads.
The most extreme version of Audi’s R8 has gained (or lost, depending on your perspective) further appeal with a new soft-top Spyder variant of the R8 GT. Using the same 552 bhp V10 FSI powerplant as its hard-top sibling, the GT Spyder will be delivered to just 66 lucky customers in the UK out of a worldwide production of 333 units.
Audi is currently testing a development installation of its quattro drivetrain in the sub-compact A1, bringing all-wheel-drive to this segment for the first time. As it gets to grip with the freezing Canadian conditions, Audi choose the opportunity to reveal its plans for its newest model in the range.
Audi fans can now take a trip down memory lane through the brand’s 100-year history with the new heritage section on its audi.co.uk website. Visitors to the site can take in the sights of iconic Audi cars, observe Vorsprung durch Technik in action, re-live the thrills and spills of the brand’s motorsport record, and explore how four companies became one.