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23 hrs ago | Paddock Talk

M1 Racing's Bowlin Has Solid Outing in Utah

M1 Racing's Walt Bowlin of Tarpon Springs, Fla., used the 2014 season finale of the SCCA Pirelli World Challenge series on Friday and Saturday at Miller Motorsports Park as preparation for a full effort in that series in 2015. His main objective was simply to gain experience in this form of racing, and he came away with an eighth-place finish on Friday and a ninth on Saturday in the GT-A class with his Tampa Bay Jaw Surgery Centers Audi R8 LMS ultra in twin 50-minute races.


Related Topix: Tarpon Springs, FL, Coupe, Audi, Convertible

Yesterday | Automotive News

Lambo waits for the OK to join superlux crossover parade

It would compete with a crossover from sister company Bentley that is scheduled for sale in 2016 and with new entries from Maserati and possibly Rolls-Royce. Lamborghini executives say the decision to make a large, four-door crossover is driven by demand in the U.S. and China.


Related Topix: Lamborghini Gallardo, Lamborghini, Coupe, Convertible, Audi, Autos

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Bangkok Post

Mercedes-Benz unleashes new supercar

New AMG-developed coupe comes in two power guises and is set to cost substantially less than the outgoing SLS in price. Probably, if you purely take into account the rear quarters of the all-new Mercedes-AMG GT supercar, revealed here in full for the first time.


Related Topix: Coupe, Mercedes-Benz AMG GT, Convertible, Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Hatchback, Porsche 911, Audi

Fri Sep 12, 2014

North Shore News

REVIEW: Audi's secret supercar

The Audi RS 7 doesn't look like the winged, vented, spoilered supercars found on little boys' bedroom-wall posters but, with a 560 horsepower engine tucked underneath the relatively subtle exterior, it certainly drives like one. Photo Brendan McAleer The RS 7 hides a monster under its hood, but inside the nicely appointed cabin you'll find all the practical bits expected from an Audi luxury sedan.


Related Topix: Audi RS 7, Audi, Sedan, Audi A7, Coupe, Convertible, Audi S6, Wagon, Audi S7, BMW M6 Gran, BMW

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Speed is king at Xtreme Xperience Supercar Academy

Do you feel the need for speed? The freedom to drive fast, but not recklessly, isn't offered on daily basis. The producers of Xtreme Xperience , the Chicago-based supercar driving tour, is coming to Joliet on September 20-21 with a national debut of a super-charged, half-day racetrack intensive for the die-hard car enthusiast.


Related Topix: Joliet, IL, Coupe, Ferrari, Convertible, Ferrari F430, Audi, Nissan, Nissan GT-R, McLaren MP4-12C

Russia Taday

a China fines Chrysler, Audi $46mn for price fixing

A visitor poses for a photo with an Audi R8 Spyder at Auto China 2014 in Beijing China's anti-monopoly regulator announced Thursday its first punishment of a foreign carmaker for price-fixing, fining Audi and Chrysler a combined $46 million. The Chinese National Development and Reform Commission fined FAW-Volkswagen Sales, which markets Audi in the country, $40.6 million.


Related Topix: Coupe, Audi, Convertible

AME Info

Audi AG: sales target for 2014 raises to 1.7 million

Audi again maintained its path of growth worldwide in August: Sales rose 5.6% to around 125,300 automobiles. This brings the total number of customers who have chosen an Audi since the start of the year to around 1,138,700, an increase of 10.5%.


Related Topix: Audi A3, Wagon, Hatchback, Convertible, Audi Q3, SUV, Audi, Sedan, Coupe, Audi Q7, Audi A6

Paddock Talk

Mawer's GT Championship Cameo Proves A Point [Mmo]

Mawer's pace in the seven year-old Lotus at Sydney Motorsport Park stunned Australian GT Championship regulars - including round winner Tony Quinn in the VIP Aston Martin! [ photo] Barton Mawer contested the Australian GT Championship round at Sydney Motorsport Park in Angelo Lazaris's 2007 Lotus Exige knowing that his chances of winning the Trophy class were slim. But he was there to prove a point: that he was competitive in national competition.


Related Topix: Coupe, Ford GT, Ford, Lotus, Lotus Exige, Convertible, Lotus Elise, Audi

Wed Sep 10, 2014


2016 Audi TT [w/video]

What came first, the metrosexual or the Audi TT ? While it was close, the descriptor-turned-epithet preceded the 1995 concept car by one year. However, they were both notable cultural evolutions and they happened to work together perfectly.


Related Topix: Audi TT, Audi, Coupe, Convertible, Hatchback, Celebrities, Hugh Grant, Audi TT RS, Autos

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Mercedes targets Porsche 911 with all-new Amg GT S sports car

Mercedes' all-new AMG GT and GT S coupes have 4.0-liter, twin-turbocharged V-8 engines that make 456 and 503 horsepower, respectively. The rear-wheel-drive coupes have seven-speed dual-clutch transmissions.


Related Topix: Coupe, Mercedes-Benz AMG GT, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Hatchback, Convertible, Porsche 911, Audi, Autos

Automotive News

Audi plans to take over the wheel in stop-and-go driving

Audi AG plans to roll out technology to enable autonomous driving in urban traffic, joining companies promoting features to ease the strain of operating a car. Audi's self-driving system takes over steering, braking and accelerating in stop-and-go traffic and operates at speeds up to 37 miles per hour, CFO Axel Strotbek said today in a speech at the Frankfurt School of Finance.


Related Topix: Coupe, Convertible, Audi

The Washington Post

Mercedes Targets Porsche Aficionados With $129,000 Sports Car

Mercedes-Benz, seeking to become world's biggest maker of luxury vehicles again, is targeting potential Porsche buyers with a new top-of-the-line sports car that costs about half the price of its predecessor. The Mercedes GT, which is being presented today in Affalterbach, Germany, to replace the 225,505-euro SLS, will start at about 100,000 euros .


Related Topix: Porsche 911, Coupe, Porsche, Hatchback, Convertible, Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Hybrid, Mercedes-Benz, Sedan, Automakers, DaimlerChrysler AG, BMW i8, BMW, Audi, Jaguar F-Type, Jaguar

Mon Sep 08, 2014


CT Exclusive presents new body kit conversion for Audi R8 Spyder

The tuning experts at CT Exclusive have turned their focus on the Audi R8 sports car for their latest work - presenting a new styling package for the Audi R8 range that is compatible with its long list of versions. The new package from CT Exclusive is composed of a restyled front bumper , new side skirts and a beautifully upgraded rear bumper that can be matched to the exhaust terminations seen on the facelifted R8 V10 version.


Related Topix: Coupe, Audi, Convertible

Thu Sep 04, 2014


Audi Opens Driving Experience Center In Germany

In the past, a driver buying a high-performance car would be handed the keys and then off on their merry way, to experience for themselves the performance of their vehicle... with occasionally destructive results. Now, it's not uncommon for companies like Porsche and BMW to offer driving experiences, letting customers get used to their vehicles in the safety of a track or skid pad.


Related Topix: Coupe, Convertible, Audi, World News, Germany

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Motor Racing: Young Briton Latif claims double victory in Slovakia

FORMER Marlborough College student Alessandro Latif has extended his lead in the Pro-Am Trophy after enjoying his most successful Blancpain Sprint Series race weekend of the year. The young British GT driver finished first in his class during the latest two rounds in Slovakia at the weekend as well as scoring his best overall race results of the year.


Related Topix: Coupe, Audi, Convertible

Super Street

Mariah Bevacqua - Super Street Model - Hot Damn

Our jaws dropped when we first laid our eyes on the beautiful Mariah Bevacqua. Born and raised in Ventura County, California, she's a full-time model who loves to be outdoors and dance the night away.


Related Topix: Ventura County, CA, BMW 328i, BMW, Coupe, Audi, Convertible


a 120K McLaren Supercar Branded 'Bargain Buy'

Canny car buyers might not necessarily consider McLaren supercars a "bargain", but specialist funder Oracle Finance thinks the 12C could have become just that.


Related Topix: Coupe, Audi, Convertible

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Paul Tan's Automotive News

Mercedes-Amg GT to be unveiled on September 9

The much anticipated Mercedes-AMG GT will be set to make its official debut come September 9. After months of teasing from Mercedes-Benz AMG , the public can expect to see the car completely undisguised at the Paris Motor Show, the following month.


Related Topix: Coupe, Audi, Convertible

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Road trip to Pacific Beach in the 2015 Audi A3

Audi has created a great compact luxury sports sedan with the 2015 Audi A3. They really have packed the technology, build quality and performance of their larger sedans into a small package.


Related Topix: Audi A3, Audi, Wagon, Convertible, Hatchback, Sedan, San Diego, CA, Coupe, Audi S8, Audi A7, Audi A8

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Nerve News

National drag racing gets 250 entries

Over 250 cars and bikes will be seen in action in the first two rounds of the JK Tyre-FMSCI Indian National Drag Racing Championship to be held at the Kari Motor Speedway near here this weekend.


Related Topix: Bristol Motor Speedway, Texas Motor Speedway, Speedway Motorsports, Coupe, Audi, Convertible


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