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Car and Driver has an update on the design shuffle in Ingolstadt that will ultimately bring more differentiation to Audi products. Last November, Audi design chief Wolfgang Egger spoke of the need to do "something new without breaking from tradition" in Audi design, but talk at the time focused on how the Crosslane Coupe Concept would influence the new looks of the brand's Q cars. The most recent moves appear focused on passenger cars, with designers from Volkswagen Group kin like Bentley and Seat moving to Audi, and outsiders from Alfa Romeo moving in. While Egger decreed the end of "s... Read More

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    Featured: Audi design getting big overhaul?
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    Car and Driver has an update on the design shuffle in Ingolstadt that will ultimately bring more differentiation to Audi products. Last November, Audi design chief Wolfgang Egger spoke of the need to do "something new without breaking from tradition" in Audi design, but talk at the time focused on how the Crosslane Coupe Concept would influence the new ...

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    Official: 2013 Audi RS5 Cabriolet priced from $87,700* in Canada
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    If you want an Audi RS5 Cabriolet, get ready to pony up $87,700 for the new 2013 model here in Canada. The convertible boasts a 4.2-litre V8 engine with 450 horsepower on tap as well as 317 pound-feet of torque. Mated to a seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox and quattro all wheel drive, Audi says the machine can blink to 60 mph (96 km/h) in a scant 4.9 ...

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    First Drive: 2014 Audi RS5 Cabriolet [w/video]
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    Brash Bruiser Loses Top, Gains Weight, Still Makes Friends Everything we said after driving the RS5 coupe still rings true, even after Audi has gone and ripped off its metal roof, replaced it with a big cloth version, and tossed us the keys. The 2014 Audi RS5 Cabriolet is another bold, big-boned airmobile to make open-top lovers swoon. There is ...

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    Paris: Audi RS5 Cabriolet debuts in Paris, confirmed for North America Q1 2013
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    We would never kick a 450-horsepower convertible out of bed, especially one as pretty as the 2013 Audi RS5 Cabriolet you see here. We'll admit, the chrome wheels aren't really doing it for us – we much prefer the standard alloys – but nevertheless, there's a lot to like about this topless Audi. Most importantly, the RS5 Cabriolet still uses ...

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    Official: 2013 Audi RS5 officially priced from $77,000*
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    The highly anticipated Audi RS5 is finally on sale in the United States and Canada, and Audi has revealed that the high-performance sport coupe will be priced from $77,000 CAD (*) not including the desitnation charge of $1,995 CAD. Under the hood is Audi's tried and true, high-revving 4.2-litre naturally aspirated V8, good for 444 horsepower and 317 ...

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    Video: Audi RS5 Cabrio to be revealed Sept. 6 ahead of Paris debut [w/video]
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    Two days after the MkVII Volkswagen Golf makes its grand debut, the Audi RS5 Cabriolet will make its real and virtual introduction to the world. For ten minutes, from 2:00 pm to 2:10 pm CET (8 am - 8:10 am EST) on September 6, Audi will be live-streaming the event that officially inaugurates the dual-clutched Quattro droptop with 450 horsepower and 317 ...

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    Video: Audi and Ducati team up to attack Pike's Peak
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    Audi and Ducati. Two powerhouses in their respective realms, and as of recently the motorcycle brand belongs to Audi AG as part of Lamborghini. Inspired, perhaps, by the freshly forged relationship between he two companies, Audi has decided to examine how much the two share in their pursuit of glory at Pike's Peak by taking it on in tandem. Of course, ...

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    Teased: Audi teases RS5 Pikes Peak Hill climb entrant [w/video]
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    Audi has released a teaser shot of its entrant in the 2012 Pikes Peak Hill Climb on its Facebook page. The teaser of the menacing coupe is also accompanied by a nice little video of Audi's past dominance. It's a nice refresher going into this weekend's hill climb, which was postponed by wildfires. The first Audi entrant in the Hill Climb was in 1984, ...

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    Spy Shots: Audi RS5 Cabriolet prototype leaves its lid on
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    A month after paperwork for the RS5 Cabriolet was delivered into the California Air Resources Board for certification, the genuine item is being driven around the Nürburgring for a different kind of sign-off. The folks at CarPix caught the 450-horsepower Audi droptop at the German landmark. When it's not being wrung out, we figure the cabriolet is ...

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    First Drive: 2013 Audi RS5
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    Tweaked RS5 On Ice Is More Thirst Quenching Than Before We've admittedly had our share of issues with the approach Audi takes with its RS cars. In theory, "RS" represents the German tradition of heavy-breathing RennSport driving – essentially for cars that can really race. What we have found most often, however, is that the RS more readily ...