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Abt R8 GTR is full of V10

Filed under: Aftermarket , Coupe , Performance , Geneva Motor Show , Audi Abt R8 GTR – Click above for high-res image gallery We got our first peek at Abt’s R8 GTR late last year , but like with many cars, it was a whole different experience to see it in person. To say carbon fiber has been used liberally is an understatement, as the entire car is clothed in the lightweight material


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Audi A1-based e-tron concept headed to Geneva

Filed under: Concept Cars , Geneva Motor Show , Hatchback , Audi , Electric 2011 Audi A1 – Click above for high-res image gallery Audi will finally show off its new A1 minicar this week in Geneva . As usual, it’ll be available in Europe with an array of gas and diesel engines, but a French website reports that the A1 will also form the basis for a third e-tron concept. If Audi sticks with the pattern it started last month in Detroit, this one will be dubbed the e-tron Geneva Concept


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Hispano Suiza is back and packing Audi R8’s V10

Filed under: Concept Cars , Coupe , Hybrid , Performance , Geneva Motor Show , Audi , Electric Hispano Suiza – Click above for image gallery If you’ve never heard of Hispano Suiza, you’re not alone.


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V8-powered Audi R8 Spyder in the pipeline?

Filed under: Convertible , Performance , Audi , Rumormill 2011 Audi R8 Spyder 5.2L V10 – click above for high-res image gallery The Audi R8 Spyder was introduced at Frankfurt with a stonking V10 powertrain nestled snugly in its boot, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that the righteous 525-horsepower mill will be the R8 droptop’s only source of power. Our West Coast friends at Inside LIne insist that the more reasonable 4.2-liter V8 that powers the “base” R8 is going to be offered as well… eventually.



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Audi RS5 brochure images

Filed under: Coupe , Performance , Geneva Motor Show , Audi 2011 Audi RS5 – Click above for high-res image gallery The next


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Legalize It: Horchaus federalizing non-U.S. Audis for North America

Filed under: Car Buying , Performance , Europe , Audi , Canada All your dreams do come true – Click above for high-res image gallery We’re going back and forth on this one. Do we file it under “We’ll believe it when we see it” or “Pinch me I’m dreaming”?


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Audi R8 V10 Spyder Promo

Audi first unveiled the R8 V10 Spyder at the 2009 Frankfurt International Motor Show in September 2009. It runs the same 5.2-litre V10 engine found in the coupe. Maximum power is 386kw (518 PS) and peak torque is 530Nm (391 lb-ft)