dinsdag 30 augustus 2022

Did you know that...?

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Did you know that...?

Did you know that...?

... the DRC chassis (Dynamic Ride Control) originated in the first generation (C5) and is still used today in the current generation (C8) with the same functional principle?

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René Rast and the four rings: conclusion of a unique success story

René Rast and the four rings: conclusion of a unique success story

The DTM finale at the Hockenheimring on October 8 and 9 will mark the end of a unique success story in motorsport: After twelve years together, René Rast and Audi Sport will part ways. In an emotional video – jointly recorded by Rolf Michl, COO of Audi Sport, and René Rast in Neuburg a. d. Donau on Monday – Rast looks back on his successful time with Audi.

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Audi activesphere concept

Audi activesphere concept

Audi activesphere concept – this is the name of the fourth model in the family of concept cars that Audi has been introducing since August 2021. Not only do they all have electric drives, but they're also designed to be capable of automated driving. This technical layout gives rise to entirely new designs, especially of the interiors and the offerings for those on board to use their time productively or just relax. Audi's sphere concept cars collectively showcase the vision of the premium mobility of tomorrow.

The Audi activesphere concept, which is set to debut at the beginning of 2023, will offer maximum variability for an active lifestyle – both on and off-road. The brand will show off the three members of the sphere family that have already been introduced – the Audi skyphere, grandsphere and urbansphere concepts – for the first time together during Monterey Car Week in California in August 2022.

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Second victory of the season for Audi in the ADAC GT Masters

Second victory of the season for Audi in the ADAC GT Masters

Audi Sport customer racing recorded the 50th victory of an Audi R8 LMS in the ADAC GT Masters since 2009 thanks to the success of Montaplast by Land-Motorsport. The GT2 version of the sports car and the Audi RS 3 LMS TCR touring car also added to the brand's track record on the third weekend in August.

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Audi Enters Formula 1

Audi Enters Formula 1

Audi enters the premier class of motorsport. From 2026, the premium brand will compete in the FIA Formula 1 World Championship with a specially developed power unit. The project will be based at Audi Sport's facility in Neuburg near Ingolstadt. This is the first time in more than a decade that a Formula 1 power train will be built in Germany.

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First victory of the season for Audi in the Thailand Super Series

First victory of the season for Audi in the Thailand Super Series

Audi Sport customer racing enjoyed another strong weekend with the Audi R8 LMS. B-Quik Absolute Racing achieved a 1-2 victory in Thailand, while Audi privateers won four races in German club racing hosted in the Netherlands, and one endurance race in Denmark. Adding to the success was the Audi R8 LMS GT4 that scored a class win and podium results in the Netherlands. Comtoyou Racing rounded off the weekend by strengthening its position in TCR Europe with the Audi RS 3 LMS.

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Audi remains main sponsor of Salzburg Festival

Audi remains main sponsor of Salzburg Festival

Audi will remain the main sponsor of the Salzburg Festival in the coming years. The two partners have extended their cooperation agreement until 2027, thereby continuing a partnership that is steeped in tradition. The premium brand has been a main sponsor of the Festival since 1995.

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Night of Museums: Audi 80 is the star of the Audi museum mobile

Night of Museums: ||Audi 80 is the star of the Audi museum mobile

It's a journey through time back to the 1970s and 1980s. Under the motto "50 years of the Audi 80", Audi Tradition will bring a special show with several anniversary cars to the Audi Piazza for the Night of Museums on September 3, offering an entertaining program from 6:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. Corporal pleasures will be provided for by the restaurant team at the Audi Forum in Ingolstadt.

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