Top accolade for Audi R8 in red dot award 2013

Audi R8

Audi has come away from this year’s “red dot award: product design 2013” with distinctions for three models: The Audi R8 impressed the high-profile international jury with its “highest design quality”, which earned it the top award “red dot: best of the best”. The Audi A3 Sportback, already a repeat winner, and the Audi S3 were also rated very highly, winning the “red dot” for their high styling quality. Head of Interior Design Enzo Rothfuss took receipt of the awards yesterday evening at the red dot gala in Essen’s Aalto Theater. He expressed his thanks to the jurors and the design team: “Design is a dynamic process in which we all seek to blend tradition with vision.” Continue reading Top accolade for Audi R8 in red dot award 2013

The Stelvio Pass in an Audi R8 5.2 FSI V-10 Quattro: Paradise or Purgatory?

Some say the highway through northern Italy’s Stelvio Pass is the greatest driving road in the world.

Some of those same people say the 525-horsepower Audi R8 5.2 FSI V-10 Quattro is one of the greatest sports cars in the world.
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