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Audi A5 Sportback Details Revealed

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Audi has officially released details on the 2010 A5 Sportback, its upcoming five-door sport hatch. Described quite poignantly as combining "the emotion and elegance of a coupe, the comfort of a sedan and the practicality of a station wagon", the Sportback joins A5 siblings the Coupe and Cabriolet. Audi boasts that the A5 features a lower, sportier profile than the A4 sedan while still...

Week in Design: Best of DesignCrave for Monday, July 13

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Craving more eye-catching style than is available in this world? Stop by DesignCrave for all the latest in edgy, innovative architecture and design. Check out 10 futuristic architectural marvels that will fill you with envy. Not on the list, but equally futuristic and conceptual, the Grid House is raised on stilts and features a bridge over water mirror connecting separate living spaces. Also,...

Production Ready Audi R8-based PPI Razor GTR

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This Audi R8-based PPI Razor GTR is one of the most extreme R8s we've ever seen. World premiered by German tuners from PPI Automotive at this year's Top Marques show in Monaco, the latest model builds on the success of the original with the main focus on optimizing the power-to-weight ratio. Extensively clad in carbon fiber to lose over 521 lbs, the new R8 PPI Razor GTR promises to improve...

Audi TT RS, Officially Official

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Editor’s NoteFor more news and highlights, check out our full coverage of the Geneva Motor Show! Expected to be unveiled in Geneva next month, the new Audi TT RS managed to find its way out into the wild. Available in both coupe and cabriolet body styles, the sportiest TT ever packs front and rear fascias, slightly larger front air vents, those chic LED...

2010 Audi A4 Allroad Quattro Goes to Geneva

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Although the auto industry has taken quite a hit amidst this financial crisis, this year's Motor Show in Geneva is going to be amazing for all car enthusiasts. Audi is just one of the companies that will surprise the visitors. Running on the renowned all-wheels drivetrain, Audi's new A4 Allroad Quattro features a unique grille, a restyled rear bumper and roof rails to add to its off-road...

Boehler Concept BS3, Adds Muscle to Audi's S3

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Based on a standard Audi S3, the modders from O.CT Tuning decided it's time to come up with their own improved version. Dubbed Boehler Concept BS3, the three door-hatch has some minor exterior changes that include widened rear fenders, a rear bumper with better aerodynamics, a rear air diffuser and a new sport exhaust system with stainless steel tailpipes. As for the engine, it's a tweaked...

Lights, Camera... Traction: An Audi Oddity

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A few years ago, Volkswagen design chief Walter De' Silva issued a challenge to would-be car designers everywhere, saying “If you want to see the new Audi, just design it…” In 2007, Bulgarian industrial design doctoral student Teodor Kyuchukov did just that, digitally penning a design theme that served as the foundation for the aggressively designed A'KIMONO LS2.0 Concept. Kyuchukov’s...

2010 Audi R8 V10

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The term supercar is loosely thrown around these days at vehicles that sometimes do not deserve it. Lucky for us, this is not one of those undeserving cars. Audi has decided to raid the parts bin of the Lamborghini factory and has added a new wrinkle to the already drop dead gorgeous R8. By adding the Lamborghini Gallardo's 5.2L V10 which is rated at 525 horsepower and 390.91 lb-ft of torque,...

2010 Audi A5/S5 Cabriolet

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What happens when you take a bad ass car and chop the top off? You get a bad ass cabriolet. What you see here is the 2010 Audi A5 and it's evil twin the S5. Even though we wonder why a cabriolet was unveiled in the dead of winter, this writer calls Miami home, so it works for me! The A5 will come equipped with Audi's outstanding 2.0L TFSI four-cylinder engine or the 3.2L FSI V. The S5? Well...

Audi R8 LMS Racing Car

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Audi is preparing an LMS customer sport programme for its stunning R8 model. The beast is going to feature a V10 engine that will sport nothing less than 500hp/ 373kW and will be mated to a 6-speed sequential gearbox. Influenced by renowned racing drivers like Frank Biela and Frank Stippler, and with help from the wacky Germans from Abt, Audi's R8 LMS racing car will be available for...

The All New Audi A5

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The Audi A5 is the latest creation from the boys across the pond. Having enjoyed a total renaissance as of late, the new A5 is all Audi, all new and definitely all coupe. There is nothing conventional about it due to it's Quattro 60/40 real wheel bias. What does that mean? It means that when you want to haul ass, the car's all-wheel drivetrain would know to send more power to the rear wheels....

Audi A1 Sportback Hybrid

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Its no easy task to build a car that will please the market and conserve the health of our planet. However, Audi came out with their latest A1 Sportback Hybrid and presented it during the Paris Motor Show last month. Based on the A1 project Quattro concept that the Germans announced last year in Tokyo, the 5-door plug-in hybrid does 72.4 mpg and goes up to 60 miles with a single charge. With...