Audi R8 V10

Geneva ’15. Here’s the new Audi R8

RoadThursday, February 26th, 2015

*NOW UPDATED WITH VIDEO. The new Audi R8 is nearly here, with V10 power and electric and racing versions to follow. The Geneva Motor Show is almost upon us, and to get the excitement...

Audi A8 L Management Fleet (February)-5

Audi A8 L. A sense of speed. Management Fleet

JournalsSunday, February 15th, 2015

Expecting us to wax lyrical on the Audi A8’s comfort? Think again… The speed. Dear Lord, THE SPEED. When we welcomed Audi’s flagship (read ‘premium’) A8 L onto The Management Fleet, we assumed the...

Audi R8 GT3 evo Magazine

VIDEO. Audi R8 GT3 driven. Evo

RaceMonday, February 2nd, 2015

“Come to Italy and drive our R8 race car,” said Audi. “OK,” replied Evo magazine. The Audi R8. It’s a pretty hardcore road car. But it’s not nearly hardcore enough for motorsport. Enter the...

Audi A8. Management Fleet (January)-09

Audi A8 L. New entry. Management Fleet

JournalsTuesday, January 13th, 2015

crankandpiston.com prepares to sample life at the premium end of the spectrum with our latest Management Fleet acquisition As one Audi exits the crankandpiston.com long term clubhouse, another heads through the revolving doors in...

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1986 Audi S1 Quattro replica. Set 2

Monday, January 5th, 2015

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1986 Audi S1 Quattro replica. Set 1

Monday, January 5th, 2015

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Audi R18 e-tron EVO 01

VIDEO. Audi R18 e-tron quattro DRIVEN. Ultimate...

RaceTuesday, December 30th, 2014

Invitations don’t get much better than this. The lads at Evo magazine get to drive some very tasty cars indeed, but we’ll wager that invitations like this don’t come along every day. Audi invited...

Audi Q5 S-Line December-05

Audi Q5 S-Line. Farewell. Management Fleet

JournalsSunday, December 14th, 2014

We wave farewell to the long-term Audi Q5 S-Line as members of the crankandpiston.com team seriously considered buying one. The verdict is in. A few months ago I pulled rank and took temporary ownership...

audi-rs3-sportback-01

Pocket Monster. 362bhp Audi RS3 Sportback

RoadFriday, December 12th, 2014

The RS3 Sportback, the new super-hot hatch from Audi, will be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in 2015. It seems like only a short while ago that a hot hatchback with more than...

Audi S1 Quattro-04a

VIDEO. 1986 Audi S1 Quattro replica

RaceWednesday, December 10th, 2014

crankandpiston.com gets up close and personal with this meticulously constructed replica of a 1986 Audi S1 Quattro, that of Group B rallying fame. Any of you familiar with Group B rallying (or indeed were...

Tom Kristensen Audi R8 2000 24 Hours of Le Mans

2000 Le Mans. Tom Kristensen. Audi’s first

RaceThursday, November 20th, 2014

REMEMBER WHEN…? As Le Mans legend Tom Kristensen hangs up his helmet, we take a look back at that first victory for Audi – his second outright at La Sarthe – 14 years ago...

Audi Prologue Concept-13

VIDEO. Audi A9…er, Prologue Concept

RoadWednesday, November 19th, 2014

Audi’s Prologue Concept – recently unveiled at the Los Angeles Motor Show – could form the basis of the company’s new A9 premium coupe, a new rival to the Mercedes-Benz S-Class. The new Prologue...