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2011 Audi TTS coupe

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Back in 2000, the introduction of the Audi TT was something of a revelation. The car absolutely was the darling of automotive media around the world, and accolades for its striking design (both exterior and interior) were legion.
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2000-2006 Audi TT

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There’s no shortage of options for sporty roadsters, but at the higher end at least, this is a segment that German automakers have had a good handle on for a number of years now. Major players in the affordable teutonic roadster roster are the BMW Z3/Z4, the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class and this car, the Audi TT.
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2011 Audi R8 Spyder 5.2

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Just when you thought the R8 couldn’t attract any more attention, Audi gives its V10 Coupe a roof-ectomy for 2011, creating the $187,000 2011 R8 Spyder 5.2.
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2004–2010 Audi A8

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The second generation of Audi’s flagship A8 sedan arrived in Canada in 2004, following its European introduction in late 2002. The lineup began as a single V8-powered model, the long-wheelbase A8L; a regular-wheelbase model and a second long-wheelbase variant powered by Audi’s W12 engine joined the range in 2005.
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Serious Sixes

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The 6 Cylinder engine once was the ‘small guy’ in the North American automotive world. If you wanted an efficient vehicle in the 1950’s and 1960’s, you would opt for the 6 cylinder engine. With the exception of a few European and Japanese makes, the 6-cylinder engine was the first choice for sports cars. Continue reading

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Targa Newfoundland Invaids CIAS (Sort Of….)

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For 7 years now the Targa Newfoundland Rally has been running with great success. Every year the event seems to get bigger and far more popular. They key to its success? Grass roots style racing. In this event the cars, people, and scenery are like no other racing series. Continue reading

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Audi R8 5.2L V10

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When introduced to the press-day crowd at the Toronto auto show, the new Audi R8 5.2 at centre stage had its throttle blipped several times — and it was good. The 5.2-litre V10 not only sounds good, it should go “real good” too, owing to the 525 horses on tap. Continue reading

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Audi S4 – more sizzle

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Last year Audi launched the all-new A4 — longer and wider than its predecessor. The new car is no slouch, when powered by either its standard 2.0-litre I4 turbo (211 hp) or optional 3.2-litre V6 (265 hp). But more poke and sizzle can be had by moving up to the just-introduced S4, which made its Canadian debut at the Toronto show. Continue reading

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CIAS Tour: Audi

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Sports Cars! That is the theme for the Audi booth this year. Wandering around the display you will notice quite a few rare and high price beasts. There is the new 2010 Audi S4 and the 2010 R8 5.2 V10 FSI. However, for something extra special, walk to the back of the display and check out the Group B Audi Quattro race car. This car was recently resurrected and raced by Frank Sprongl at the Targa Newfoundland Rally. For those not into sports cars, there is also the new Q5 CUV and A3 TDI. Continue reading

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Ten Premieres for European brands

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The 41st edition of the Montreal International Auto Show has an abundance of the newest models on display, as if to defy the current economic doldrums. Here is a quick overview of the new models that were introduced by European manufacturers during the press day on January 15. Continue reading

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