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  1. Blog
    On again. Off again. On again. Off again. When last we heard intel on the much-rumored and much-lusted-for mid-engine Audi R5 (rendered above and proposed baby brother to the R8), the project was dead... done... kaput. Now the often extremely well connected Georg Kacher has published his latest...
  2. Blog
    Greg Kable has filed a most interesting report over at AutoCar. The report involves intel on a new engine - namely a new 3.0-liter twin turbo V6. The new engine will feature twin sequential Borg Warner turbochargers and air-to-air intercooler system and internal upgrades that will result in a...
  3. Blog
    We've got a new set of Q5 spy photos from our spy photographer sources and these latest shots reveal new details. What you see here is what appears to be a non S-line version with very little disguise. Look closely and you can clearly see the hexagonal grille with no fake framing and what...
  4. Blog
    Spy photographers have caught a next generation Audi Q7 mule cold weather testing in Sweden today. If it doesn't look much different from the current car, don't fret. Audi usually tests cars early in their gestation period wearing bodywork from the current car. Underneath the Q7 bodywork is...
  5. Blog
    Porsche has announced today a name change for its small Audi Q5-based crossover. Dubbed "Cajun" during development by Porsche themselves, Cajun was the believed nomenclature for the crossover that's been seen testing wearing Audi Q5 bodywork from the Nurburgring to northern Sweden. That name is...
  6. Blog
    Audi's moved to the next phase of media rollout on the RS 4, adding a section to its German consumer website including some new photographic media. We've added the full set to our own gallery though you can also download logo-adorned high-res for your own wallpaper via their site. Find both via...
  7. Blog
    Here it is! It appears those mysterious Polish bumper photos were spot on. What you're looking at is the initial mix of embargo photos released to the European press this week. We've found at least one site who's blown the embargo and since we're not held back by this particular embargo we've...
  8. Blog
    Here it is! It appears those mysterious Polish bumper photos were spot on. What you're looking at is the initial mix of embargo photos released to the European press this week. We've found at least one site who's blown the embargo and since we're not held back by this particular embargo we've...
  9. Blog
    We've just received some new spy photos of the Audi RS 4 still doing some testing in southern Europe. Bodywork of the car remains still remains unclear though shots like the one above to reveal a few key points. In particular, the front quarter panel in this shot from above seems to confirm a...
  10. Blog
    Remember the Lamborghini Estoque concept (teased above)? This edgy sedan was an experiment by Lamborghini, but one Sant Agata just as quickly dismissed when the market hit a recession back in 2008. That concept was based on Audi's then upcoming MLB architecture and experimented with just how far...
  11. Blog
    Just one year after the debut of the A3 Concept that revealed Audi's plans for an A3 sedan, Ingolstadt will launch the first production version (a 3-door) of the all-new A3, again at the Geneva Motor Show. The new A3 will set new standards for Audi's range of small sub-A4 cars, adopting many of...
  12. Blog
    It's not like we were questioning whether the upcoming Audi Q6 had been dropped from Audi's development plans, but confirmation of the car by the Volkswagen Group's design boss are worth a mention and they come from Automotive News Europe via Autoblog. If you've been keeping track, Audi will...
  13. The Car Lounge
    We've got one more photo from this week's score of test mules spied running through their paces in Argentina this week. One of the cars in the convoy we originally reported about on Monday was definitely an A6 Avant. This rear shot of that car provided to us by our spy photographer sources...
  14. Blog
    We've got one more photo from this week's score of test mules spied running through their paces in Argentina this week. One of the cars in the convoy we originally reported about on Monday was definitely an A6 Avant. This rear shot of that car provided to us by our spy photographer sources...
  15. Blog
    #4FACT The next-generation Audi Q7 will be over 880 lbs. (400 kg) lighter than the current Q7. Context Learned at Audi Lightweight TechDay. Fourtitude sources have also told us that the Q7 will migrate to the MLB architecture that underpins the A4, A5, A6, A7 and A8. Could this mean MLB-evo...
  16. Blog
    The latest "Deep Dive" column over on Automobile Magazine's website is exemplary of what we've come to expect from German auto journalist Georg Kacher. The piece is long-looking... 2016 A8 long-looking, and includes information of an A9 coupe and roadster. It probably goes without saying here...
  17. Blog
    Road & Track has run a story about the upcoming C7 Audi A6 along with some new spy photos shot during hot weather testing in the American Southwest. New A6 mules have been seen recently from Nurburgring to public roads but this is one of the first findings of the car on American soil and, while...
  18. Blog
    Our buddy Tony Dewhurst over at PistonSpy has nabbed the latest set of A6 test mule spy photos. It appears a heavily camouflaged A6 sedan was at the Nurburgring this morning going through the usual testing shakedown. As you can see Tony nabbed many shots of the car so make sure to go over to...
  19. Blog
    Somehow we missed this round of spy photos last week but two readers independently sent us links to sites publishing them including Spyshots.nl and Car & Driver. We already know quite a bit about the new A6, that it will be based on a version of the Audi MLB architecture and is close in size to...
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