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Audi A9 Heading To LA Auto Show Debut

October 14th, 2014 | by Christopher DeMorro

Audi has gone from a geeky fringe brand to one of the foremost luxury automakers in the world, and at the LA Auto Show the new Audi A9 flagship will debut

Electric Audi R8 e-tron Cancelled, Millionaires Weep

May 31st, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

The back-and-forth saga of the all-electric Audi R8 e-tron has come to a sad conclusion. Despite building ten test cars, Audi will not sell the R8 e-tron to the public, surely causing some hedge fund managers and industrialists to break down in tears. Apparently the car just didn’t live up to Audi’s high expectations. Sad trombone

Audi’s Diesel-Electric Supercar Codenamed “Scorpion”

April 17th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

What happened to cars with cool names? These days most new cars either use an old name resurrected from the grave, or a series of pointless letters and numbers. Audi is one of the great offenders of this alpha-numeric naming system, though rumor has it their upcoming diesel-electric supercar has a much cooler codename; “Scorpion.”

Audi Diesel-Electric Hypercar Confirmed

January 22nd, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

We are on the cusp of a new era of automotive performance, with major automakers embracing a new mindset when it comes to hybrid vehicles. Rumors have been swirling that Audi wants to embrace hybrids with a new diesel-electric hypercar slotted above the Audi R8, and it seems to be all but confirmed for production...eventually

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