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Report: Audi may have passed Mercedes in Q1 global sales, but BMW is still #1

Filed under: Car Buying , Audi , BMW , Mercedes-Benz 2010 BMW 750i – Click above for high-res image gallery Audi outsold Mercedes Benz globally in the first quarter of 2010 ; a big deal considering it was the first time the four-ringed automaker had ever accomplished such a feat. But while Audi was finally able to pass its crosstown rival in sales, the German automaker is still longing for the title of the top luxury brand in the land. Automotive News reports that BMW announced final Q1 sales of 265,809 vehicles, besting Audi by an anorexic 1,709 units for the three month period




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Spoiler Alert: Audi’s new R15+ racer comes out storming

Filed under: Motorsports , Audi , Diesel , Racing Allan McNish in Audi R15+ – Click above for high-res image gallery Despite winning in its debut at the 2009 12 Hours of Sebring, last year was not a stellar year for Audi’s Le Mans Prototype program. After a thorough reboot, Audi is trying again this year with the R15+ TDI.


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Report: Audi outsells Mercedes-Benz globally for first time in Q1 2010

Filed under: China , Audi , Mercedes-Benz For the first time ever, Audi has managed to outsell Mercedes-Benz in global sales for the first quarter of 2010. Some of the European press are treating it like the fourth horseman of the apocalypse, but before we break out our Mayan calendars and go all 2012 on you, here are the hard numbers: Audi sold 264,100 vehicles worldwide between January and March while Mercedes sold 248,500 units over the same time period. For what it’s worth, BMW has yet to release its final first-quarter sales figures


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MTM Audi R8 GT3-2: 560 horsepower and rear-wheel drive

Filed under: Aftermarket , Coupe , Performance , Audi MTM R8 GT3-2 – Click above for high-res image gallery German tuning company MTM doesn’t necessarily do things the conventional way. Remember the Bimoto, the twin-engined Audi TT that could hit 244 mph ?