Behind Audi's Biodiesel Victory At The 24 Hours Of Le Mans

One of the more interesting but overlooked facts from the 2008 24 Hours of Le Mans was that the Audi R10 TDI cars not only ran, but won, on a mixture of Shell V-Power Gas-To-Liquid (GTL) racing diesel and a newly designed Biomass-to-Diesel (BTL) fuel. We've been fascinated with prospects of biomass diesel since taking… » 6/26/08 12:30pm 6/26/08 12:30pm

2009 Audi R8 V10 Production-Ready On The 'Ring

Another day, another Audi R8 tearing up the Nürburgring, right? Well, look closer, because this is actually a new version of Ingolstadt's supercar. The 'ring-obsessed guys over at Bridge To Gantry say this is the much-anticipated V10-powered model, and though we can't see what's in the engine bay or hear the exhaust… » 6/18/08 9:40am 6/18/08 9:40am