Go Crazy in a Raptor!

Go Crazy in a Raptor!

Ever fancied driving a 411 HP Ford truck around a 9000 acre off-road park? We know we have! And now this dream can become reality, thanks to theFord Racing Raptor Assualt Program!

Starting next year Ford will be offering three programs – rock crawling, high speed racing, “hot laps,” or a mixture of all three.

If you do own a Raptor you get a discount on the course, which at $1,400 a day is not cheap. But don’t worry – if that’s out of your price range you can your own little piece of Ford Motorsport here.

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New Golf R Cabriolet for the Spring

New Golf R Cabriolet for the Spring

Ladies and gentlemen, here it is – the new Golf R Cabriolet. This is the first ever R model with an open top and the fastest ever Golf cabriolet. We’re talking 265 PS and 0 – 60 in 6.4 seconds.

This model has a bespoke front bumper with gloss black grille and R logo, LED daytime running lights, bi-xenon headlights with black housings, gloss-black door mirror casings and black brake callipers with the R logo.

This cab will be available from the spring priced at £38,770 on the road. If that’s a bit much you can always give your own VW a bit of the R Line treatment here

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Victory for VW in Rally Sweden

Victory for VW in Rally Sweden

Fans of the R Line and Volkswagen badge will be delighted to hear Sebastien Ogier has claimed a first WRC victory for the Polo R in this week’s Rally Sweden. Seeing off the challenge of Sebastien Loeb, this victory put him ahead of Loeb’s Citroen Sport.

The best of the home representation was a thrird place for Norway’s Mads Ostberg in the Qatar M Sport Ford.

Get your own piece of the R Line here.

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Citroen Sport set the early pace in Rally Sweeden

Citroen Sport set the early pace in Rally Sweeden

Sebastian Loeb has claimed the early lead in the Rally Sweeden competition, winning the Karlstad superspecial on Thursday night. He was half a second ahead of the field, setting the pace for Citroen in his DS3 WRC in front of over 10,000 spectators.

Jari-Matti Latvala for VW and Qatar M-Sport Ford driver Evgeny Novikov were equal second fastest, with Mikko Hirvonen and Mads Ostberg tied for fourth spot.

 

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Why “AUDI”?

Why “AUDI”?

For those of you who have ever wondered, the company name is based on the surname of the founder, August Horch. “Horch”, meaning “listen”, becomes “Audi” when translated into Latin. The four rings of the Audi badge each represent one of four car companies that banded together to create the company. Audi’s slogan is Vorsprung durch Technik, meaning “Advancement through Technology”. Recently in the United States, Audi has updated the slogan to “Truth in Engineering”.

So now you know! Get your own Audi badge here

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Audi completes driver line-up for 2013 DTM

Audi completes driver line-up for 2013 DTM

Audi will start into the 2013 DTM season with a mix of experienced campaigners and ambitious youngsters. The eight drivers have four titles, 478 races, 39 pole positions and 34 victories to their credit between them – marking top tallies in the series.

“I’m convinced that in 2013 we’ll be on the grid with an extremely strong line-up – perhaps the strongest one ever since Audi started competing in the DTM,” says Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich.

From this season onwards, the DTM has new regulations: As the race weekends are being shortened to two days, the drivers will have less time in the future to prepare for qualifying and the race. “Finding the perfect set-up in an extremely short space of time will be crucial, so experience is worth its weight in gold,” says Ullrich.

 

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