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Audi Q5 S-Line. Pulling Rank. Management Fleet

JournalsMonday, September 22nd, 2014

Is bigger always better with SUVs? Our new Management Fleet Audi Q5 S-Line suggests otherwise. It’s not often that you find my name on Management Fleet updates, but with our brand new long term...

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Audi Q5 S-Line. New arrival. Management Fleet

JournalsFriday, August 22nd, 2014

crankandpiston.com welcomes Audi back to the long term fleet, courtesy of the 2014 Audi Q5 Anyone who’s paid even vague attention to the Middle East will be aware of its SUV-heavy population. Indeed, in...

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VIDEO. Driving Saudi Arabia with a McLaren 12C

RoadFriday, August 15th, 2014

What’s the best car to drive across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia? Why, A McLaren 12C of course. We cover more than 2000 kilometres looking for motoring nirvana. On paper, it didn’t look that...

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Audi RS6 Avant. Road trippin’ across Austria

RoadWednesday, August 13th, 2014

In his latest piece of pseudo journalism, deputy editor James takes in more than 400km of Germany and Austria with an Audi RS6 Avant, en-route to a round of the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters at...

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Audi RS4 Avant. Splash Photography

Sunday, July 27th, 2014

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Splash Photography V2. Audi RS4 Avant

RoadSunday, July 27th, 2014

The recipe for an epic picture is simple: A green Audi RS4 Avant, a camera and a garden hose. Simples. I may have mentioned this earlier, but here at crankandpiston we like colours. So...

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Audi RS4. Farewell. Journals

JournalsSaturday, July 19th, 2014

Hamish sets sail for pastures new, but says farewell to the Audi RS4 in the process. “Khalas”, as they say. After close to three special years, the RS4’s torch (key) has been passed to...

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Insane two wheel action at 200+kph. Saudi Arabi...

RoadTuesday, July 8th, 2014

And now for something completely different. Insane two wheel action at 200+kph. Occasionally, some people ask, “You live in the Middle East. What’s the driving like there?” And I reply that it is fine. Although,...

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Audi A5 Sportback. Behind the scenes at crankan...

RoadFriday, July 4th, 2014

What is required behind the scenes of a crankandpiston photoshoot? Take a drive with us in the Audi A5 Sportback to find out… All too often the vehicles behind the scenes – the camera...

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Audi R18 e-tron quattro. The perfect lap at Le ...

RaceWednesday, June 11th, 2014

The perfect lap of La Sarthe aboard the (virtual) Audi R18 e-tron quattro Test days and ‘welcome back’ donuts are complete, with entrants for the 2014 24 Hours of Le Mans gearing up for...

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VIDEO. Audi welcomes Porsche back with donuts!

RaceFriday, June 6th, 2014

Audi welcomes Porsche back to the 24 Hours of Le Mans with a couple of donuts outside its rival’s headquarters in the hybrid Audi R18 e-tron Quattro. Simply awesome! Just another day in the...

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New Audi RS7 Sportback. ‘Sharper styling’

RoadMonday, June 2nd, 2014

Audi presents an updated RS7 Sportback. With one of the most cringe worthy marketing videos ever. Okay, let’s run through the updated bits and pieces quickly. This is the new and updated Audi RS7...