In the last episode (number 254), the German TV-car magazine – DSF, showed how the track-test operator Patric Simon - behind the wheels of a Wiesmann GT MF5 at the LUK Driving Center reached a lap time of 1:06:60 min with a top speed of 201,48 km/h. With this result the Wiesmann GT MF5 is replacing the Porsche 911 GT3 from its leading position. Followed by the Audi R8 226 and the BMW M6.
The Wiesmann GT MF5 is equipped with a high-revving BMW V10 who delivers 507 HP and completes the sprint
Audi today announced that the U.S. manufacturer’s suggested retail price for the highly anticipated 2010 Audi R8 5.2 FSI quattro V10 sports car will start at $146,000, with shipments to authorized Audi R8 dealerships across the country beginning this week.
Audi said the MSRP for the 2010 Audi R8 4.2 FSI quattro will start at $114,200, unchanged from the base prices for 2009 models:
2010 R8 5.2 FSI® quattro® (V10) pricing (excluding $1,200 destination charge, taxes, title, options and deale
Prior-Design styling kits originate from the idea of combining the sporty and aggressive design of NTC with sheer elegance. The new Prior-Design aerodynamic kit for the Audi TT proves that affirmation. No doubt the look of the new aero kit reminds us for Audi’s R8 super car. Now the last generation Audi TT can achieve the same razor-sharp dazzling beauty as the R8 super car. And if we add a set of eye catching rims the whole picture will be completed.
The aerodynamic styling kit consists of a
The new Audi navigation system plus with MMI (Multi Media Interface) operating logic in the A3, TT and R8 offers improved screen resolution and unmatched route calculation speed.The radio-navigation system, version E (RNS-E), can be combined with the Audi music interface and reads up to 32 GB SD memory cards. The new system is available immediately and costs between 2,270 and 2,565 euros, depending on the model.
The most obvious improvement are the 800 x 480 pixel, high-resolution graphics di
Each year Wörthersee plays host to the now legendary GTI meet, at which auto enthusiasts and of course Audi fans from throughout Europe come together. AUDI AG once again has its own stand at this extraordinary event. The brand's appearance at the 28th Wörthersee Tour (from May 20-23) in Reifnitz, Kärnten (Austria), is dedicated to the centennial celebration "100 years of Audi." In addition to historic models from various decades, the Ingolstadt carmaker is featuring showcase vehicles such as the
In the course of the further development of the Audi R8 LMS, an ultimate endurance test is on the agenda for the new GT3 sports car of AUDI AG at the end of May: On May 23/24, Teams ABT Sportsline and Phoenix Racing, with "factory" support by Audi, will field a total of four vehicles in the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring.
"The 24 Hours is not only one of the biggest motorsport events in Germany," says Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich. "The Nürburgring-Nordschleife is considered o
Customers who want to avoid that their neighbours suddenly shows up with the same car, are now given a guarantee by MTM that this will certainly not happen. The new programme MTM individual meets all customer wishes and creates a unique automobile. Therefore, MTM allows an individualisation of the car, as far as the ideas of the customer reach. Nothing can top this exclusivity.
Motoren Technik Mayer (MTM) now shows what the individualisation programme offers. Following customer requirements,
With the launching of the R8, Audi heats up against rivals Porsche, Ferrari and Bentley vigorously providing stiff competition. The Swabian, German tuners PPI Automotive Design GmbH, customize Audi's flagship sportscar by stoking up the fire with even more coal going that extra mile by providing an enhanced look combined with improved driving dynamics. A wind tunnel-tested aerodynamic kit of carbon fibre in combination with a performance enhancement and special lightweight magnesium wheels in 19
Audi continues to vigorously advance its successful strategy in the high-performance sports car segment. With the R8 the brand has established itself there right from the start – now follows the R8 5.2 FSI quattro. Its ten-cylinder engine churns out 386 kW (525 hp) and 530 Nm (390.91 lb-ft) of torque, which makes for breathtaking performance. With its distinctive design and superior Audi technologies such as quattro all-wheel drive, the lightweight aluminum body and the innovative, all-LED headl
Audi of America announced that it won two awards at the EyesOn Design Awards Ceremony at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS).
Four awards were given out, two in each category, recognizing design excellence for both concept and production vehicles. Audi R8 5.2 FSI quattro with a V10 engine won one of the production vehicle category awards, while the four-door Sportback concept won in the concept category.
”The R8 illustrates Audi’s highest standards in performance, desig
The order book opened in Britain for the V10 engined Audi R8 this month (1 January) and with it the German car manufacturer demonstrated another element of its pioneering Vorsprung durch Technik technology.
The range-topping R8 is the first car in the world to be equipped with all-LED (light emitting diode) headlamps. For the first time the high intensity diodes have been used for low beam and high beam settings, as well as for daytime running lights and indicators, intensifying the sports ca
The trade magazine “Automobilwoche” has honored Audi as the year’s most improved brand; at the same time, the DEKRA testing company has rated the Audi A6 as the “Most Reliable of All Classes”: just two highlights in a long list of honors for the Audi brand in 2008.
This year the brand with the four rings not only delivered an impressive domestic performance with 35 awards but proved its excellence in the international arena as well with 56 prizes.
The Audi R8, the A5 and the A4 are the Aud
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