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  1. Blog
    Last August we ran a story about an Audi R8 GT painted by Audi Exclusive in Signal Green, photos of which had been posted over at AutoGespot. For those unfamiliar with the hue, Signal Green is almost a basic non-metalic primary green that was a popular color of choice for German cars in the...
  2. Blog
    We met up a few weeks ago with Audi of America R8 product planner Mark Fruechtnicht at the local Neato Burrito. Fruechtnicht was in the area doing a site visit at a local Audi dealership and this gave us an both an excuse to enjoy a great burrito and talk shop about Audi and the R8. The...
  3. Blog
    With the Audi R8 finally on a racing grid in America, it seems logical that American R8 owners will sit up and take notice. Attendance by a few R8s and their owners at the Audi Racing Experience hospitality presence was to be expected, but even still it was a treat to see a US-spec R8 GT make a...
  4. Blog
    It's not every day that a dealership celebrates the sale of just one car by emblazoning that fact on a billboard, but that's exactly the case for Chicago area Audi dealership The Audi Exchange. Having just sold an R8 GT to a proud new owner in Lake Forest, IL, the dealership made the very...
  5. Blog
    We featured a scale model Audi R8 GT on our recent 2011 Holiday Gift Guide for the Audi Enthusiast , though as a resin model that one may have been a bit expensive for all but the serious scale model collector. Not so with this 1:18 scale Audi R8 GT we found on Amazon.com following its...
  6. Blog
    Last week marked press days for the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show, which also meant several North American reveals for Audi. Among the stars of the Audi stand were the R8 GT Spyder, the S8, S7 and S6. Also on display, though more conceptual in nature, were the Audi e-tron Spyder and also an A3 with...
  7. The Car Lounge
    Over the last two weeks we've logged as many trips to Germany and visited the Audi Forum Ingolstadt on four separate days. Beyond the gratuitous FourSquare mayorships we've netted at Audi's world HQ , the real thing we learned was just how much to see and experience there is going on in and...
  8. Blog
    Over the last two weeks we've logged as many trips to Germany and visited the Audi Forum Ingolstadt on four separate days. Beyond the gratuitous FourSquare mayorships we've netted at Audi's world HQ , the real thing we learned was just how much to see and experience there is going on in and...
  9. Blog
    Paris car magazine L'Automobile is reporting today that Audi plans to bid a fond farewell to the current generation TT in the form of stripped down hardcore version with even more horsepower. If the French rumors are true, then details include a bump from 360 hp to 385 hp for the 2.5 TFSI. The...
  10. Blog
    On first verbal description, the R8 GT with its red-accented badges and brakes might not be the best pairing for green bodywork. The net effect might be assumed to be a bit... well... yuletide. Seeing it in the buff though, it certainly seems to work. We've spotted this one lone British Racing...
  11. Blog
    So if had an R8 GT and an airport booked, what would you do? Well, if you're the guys at Motor Trend you'd first give it to editor Mike Febbo to log an in-depth analysis of the car . Then, schedules permitting, you might pit it against ten other cars you might have around the office... like...
  12. Blog
    Audi TV has produced a piece detailing the open-air ultra performance R8 GT Spyder in a short video placed on YouTube this week. Watch below.
  13. Blog
    Our buddy Brian McCauley, an Audi brand specialist at Audi North Scottsdale in Arizona, dropped us a note about an Audi R8 GT that's sitting in his showroom. Seems Audi North Scottsdale had an R8 GT allotment that's not spoken for. Even better, the car was ordered through Audi Exclusive in a...
  14. Blog
    With Audi R8 GT deliveries now well underway, shots of the cars in the wild are now beginning to surface. The car seems a natural for an Audi Exclusive order where an owner chooses to go beyond the streamlined color options and choose something a bit different. Case in point is a classic 70s...
  15. Blog
    For this last video in Audi USA's 'R8 GT Week', Audi Sport legend Emanuele Pirro returns one last time to talk about the R8 GT's drop in weight over its more common R8 siblings. Between useful trivia from Emanuele, viewers are greeted with shots of the car roaring around Infineon. Watch below.
  16. Blog
    Emanuele Pirro returns again for the third of four Audi R8 GT videos. This time around, the topic is compromises... or rather the lack thereof. Audi engineers made like congress on the debt ceiling, not compromising in an effort to bring numbers down. Watch it below.
  17. Blog
    Digging around photo archives from Audi AG that we have access to, we've uncovered two more shots of the Audi R8 GT. We've prepped both as wallpapers in high-resolution. Download them below. Wallpaper #1 Wallpaper #2
  18. Blog
    As mentioned, Audi UK hosted journalists at the track with both the new R8 GT and an example of the R8 LMS driven by Marino Franchitti. We've added a gallery of UK Audi R8 GT photos (some including the LMS) and have also uploaded several high-res and edited shots as wallpapers. View them below...
  19. Blog
    Audi UK recently held a press event around the UK-spec Audi R8 GT and took their own stab at pushing stories that it spawned over the edge by including the presence of an R8 LMS GT3-spec racecar giving thrill rides with professional race car driver Marino Franchitti. First to surface from the...
  20. R8 (All Generations)
    Audi UK recently held a press event around the UK-spec Audi R8 GT and took their own stab at pushing stories that it spawned over the edge by including the presence of an R8 LMS GT3-spec racecar giving thrill rides with professional race car driver Marino Franchitti. First to surface from the...
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