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    Report: Audi moves to patent electric Quattro and active-shutter wheels
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    Audi might have a few tricks up its sleeve for the coming years, with the Brits at Autocar uncovering a pair of patent filings made by the German luxury brand. The first is something we've seen before - wheel flaps - while the second is an evolution of one of Audi's trademark technologies. We ...

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    Report: Audi changes the guard at Quattro GmbH
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    Although it may not have the brand recognition that Mercedes-AMG does or BMW's M division, Audi's Quattro GmbH department is responsible for its most exciting products – including the RS line of performance models and the R8 supercar. For the past year and a half, Quattro GmbH has been led ...

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    Report: Audi Sport Quattro Concept to spawn volume sports car?
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    There have been two modern re-imaginings of the original 1984 Audi Ur-Quattro: the Quattro Concept of 2010 (shown above) and the Sport Quattro Concept revealed at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. In between them, there have been numerous rumors about what, if any, kind of production car Audi might ...

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    Report: Audi mulling producing version of Quattro showcar, just not sure which one [w/poll]
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    Head of design for Audi, Wolfgang Egger, has told Auto Express that a reborn Quattro could enter production, but bosses for the company haven't yet decided whether to base it on the Sport Quattro concept that just debuted at this week's Frankfurt Motor Show or the smaller Quattro concept that was ...

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    Official: Audi Sport Quattro Concept to race into Frankfurt
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    Audi has pulled the official wraps off its new Sport Quattro Concept, which will be debuted at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. The automaker is understandably keen to draw inspiration from its classic Quattro line of automobiles, specifically the original Ur-Quattro from 1980 and the ...

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    Video: Audi revisits Ahab on desert island paradise in new ad
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    Well, call us Ishmael. Long ago (okay, about eight months), Audi debuted an ad during the NFL playoffs called "Ahab." It showed a salty tow truck driver and his years of catches. During that time, one particular car eluded and haunted him - a white Audi A6, whose Quattro all-wheel-drive system ...

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    Report: Audi teases 700-hp Quattro Sport E-Tron concept for Frankfurt
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    Audi's trump card for the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show has just been unveiled, sort of. It's called the Quattro Sport E-Tron Concept. Set to debut in a few weeks, sketches have been uncovered that show a few of the car's details, albeit in rough form. The news of a big-name Audi concept at Frankfurt ...

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    Featured: Malaise Era All-Stars
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    A few weeks ago, we bid a fond happy 40th anniversary to the automotive dark ages of 1973-84 that have come to be known as "The Malaise Era" – the performance ice-age when 160 horsepower was a lot and a 0-60 time of under 10 seconds was remarkable. Like music in the 1980s, everything in ...

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    Official: Audi builds 5-millionth vehicle with Quattro
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    Quattro, the trademark name Audi has put on its all-wheel-drive system engineered for passenger vehicles, recently celebrated its five-millionth installation. The driveline has been offered in more than 140 different vehicles since its introduction more than three decades ago. The ...

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    Report: Audi Quattro model to return in time for 35th anniversary?
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    The Audi Quattro Concept revealed at the 2010 Paris Motor Show has, quietly, been trying to get enough traction to make a real run at production. The last we heard about it was April 2011, when the prototype engineers had a running model based on the S5 that was about 500 pounds lighter than an ...

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    Quick Spin: 1984 Audi Sport Quattro S1 [w/video]
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    Tearing It Up In The Deep White With The Original Stig There are lots of fine race driver names in the history of motorsports. Sterling Moss, Alfonso Antonio Vicente Eduardo Angel Blas Francisco de Borja Cabeza de Vaca y Leighton (a.k.a. Marquis de Portago), and the ever popular Dick Trickle ...

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    Video: Audi goes all Herman Melville on us to highlight benefits of Quattro
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    One man's new toy can be another's Moby Dick. Typically we'd mean that in a figurative sense, but Audi has taken things one step towards the literal – or literary – with its latest advertising spot. The commercial centers around a Captain Ahab-like tow truck driver who has, when the ...

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    Video: Fifth Gear remembers what made the original Audi Quattro so special
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    Compiling a list of automotive legends is a task that could force all enthusiasts into a debate of epic proportions. Opinions will differ, feelings will be hurt and some deserving vehicles might wind up off the ultimate list. There is one vehicle, however, that should create little debate as to ...

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    Report: Audi Quattro edging closer to production [w/poll]
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    When the veil was lifted on the Audi Quattro concept at the Paris Motor Show last year, suffice it to say people stood up and paid attention. And ever since, reports have been circulating of its production potential. Call it an inside line, or call it wishful thinking, but the latest reports ...

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    Quick Spin: Audi Quattro Concept
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    Thirty Years After The Original, Audi Wants To Build Another Masterpiece

    Audi Quattro Concept - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Blue and red flashing lights filling the mirror after a spirited canyon run are never welcomed. Yet this time, I've fully embraced them. Why? I'm driving ...

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    Audi Quattro reportedly destined for the green light - but in what form?
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    Audi Quattro Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If your jaw dropped at the site of the Audi Quattro concept unveiled in Paris, you weren't alone. The aluminum and carbon fiber throwback was one of the best looking – and all-around most enticing – show cars on ...

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    Report: Audi building business case for limited-edition Quattro concept
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    Audi Quattro Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Audi stunned us at this month's Paris Motor Show when it unveiled the Quattro concept – an homage to the original Ur-Quattro that pioneered the automaker's now-signature all-wheel-drive system. It shares its underpinnings ...

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    Video: Audi Quattro Concept plays with our emotions
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    Audi Quattro Concept – Click above for video after the jump
    Audi unleashed its Quattro Concept at the 2010 Paris Motor Show, but the automaker isn't done sharing with us just yet. We now have a short new video clip of the Quattro, and we can't stop staring. There are so many questions that ...

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    Paris 2010: Audi Quattro Concept celebrates 30 years of performance
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    Audi Quattro Concept live debut – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Here they are folks, the first live images we've managed to snap of the Audi Quattro Concept that's currently being debuted at the Paris Motor Show. We expect to get much more closely acquainted with the machine over ...

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    Audi Quattro concept celebrates 30th anniversary of original
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    Audi Quattro Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We've been speculating, applying the magnifying glass to spy shots and just plain wishing that the rumors were true. They are – Audi is set to debut the Quattro concept car at the Paris Motor Show in celebration of its ...

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