Helicopter Crew In Pikes Peak Audi Commercial Shoot Released From…

All four crew members injured during the helicopter crash on the summit of Pikes Peak yesterday were released from the hospital by last night. The crew was filming the driverless Audi TTS autonomous car when the crash happened. » 9/18/10 11:15am 9/18/10 11:15am

Helicopter Crash On Pikes Peak During Audi Commercial Shoot

Officials say a helicopter crashed on Pikes Peak during an Audi commercial shoot today, injuring four. The helicopter was shooting the Driverless Audi TTS. Medical crews are en route, but having difficulty reaching the victims by helicopter. UPDATE. » 9/17/10 11:31am 9/17/10 11:31am

Driverless Audi TTS Gets New Colors, Plans For Pikes Peak

The Autonomous Audi TTS Pikes Peak has new, retro livery and a timeline for making a run at becoming the fastest ever driver-free vehicle up Pikes Peak. There are some things the team will have to be careful about. » 6/28/10 4:00pm 6/28/10 4:00pm

Eight Most Sexually Suggestive Car Names

When automakers choose car names they often try to evoke strength, performance and desirability — sometimes that last one goes a bit too far. Below, our list of the eight most sexually suggestive car names. » 10/28/09 3:30pm 10/28/09 3:30pm

Audi TTS Coming To America

Our long national nightmare is over — the men of the four rings have announced the Audi TTS will be coming to America. Yep, it won't be long now until the 2.0 liter turbocharged four with its 265 HP and 258 lb.ft of torque will be showing off it's 4.9 second zero to sixty times in the bougie neighborhoods of your fair… » 5/02/08 3:20pm 5/02/08 3:20pm

Totally Pointless Audi TTS Ad Has Us Scratching Our Heads

Okay, apparently whoever is doing the new ads for the Audi TTS is phoning it in, cause we have no idea what this commercial is trying to tell us. Is the TTS meant for periodic jaunty high speed runs in dry lake beds only to return for the awesome scenery? Perhaps the vaguely homo erotic undertones and selection of… » 2/15/08 11:15am 2/15/08 11:15am

Detroit Auto Show: Audi TTS Coupe & Roadster Official Pics, Details

We've now got the official scoop and pics of the Audi TTS Roadster & Coupe that broke through the embargo shields on Tuesday, sans that horrible watermark from Motorpasîon. Confirming what we'd heard, the Audi's will get the more potent 2.0-liter Turbo FSI four banger good for 272 horsepower. This will give them a… » 1/10/08 1:45pm 1/10/08 1:45pm

Detroit Auto Show Buggery: Audi TTS Pics, Info Leak

Internet FTW! Spanish auto site Motorpasión posted the first press shots of Audi's more hardcore version of the latest TT, the long-awaited TTS coupe and roadster. The more potent TTS will allegedly get Audi's 2.0 TFSI four producing 272 hp, along with a choice of 17-or 18-inch wheels, altered bodywork and LED daytime… » 1/08/08 1:15pm 1/08/08 1:15pm

Audi to Reveal Production Car and Concept Car at Detroit Auto Show

Audi just revealed their gameplan for the Detroit Auto Show next month, and they're letting the world know they'll be seeing a "world first" and a "stunning concept car" from the Teutonic multi-ringed automaker. Our bet is we'll be seeing the Audi TT-S drop as the production car and our sources tell us we'll be seeing… » 12/20/07 8:30am 12/20/07 8:30am

Audi TT-S Roadster?

The thinking wishful, the rumors longstanding. Still, Audi watchers say the Audi TT-S is destined for four-rings forecourts any time now. Word is the Porsche Cayman S / Boxster S rival will see 300 horsepower. Now, a member of the Audi TT Owners Club says he's caught what looks to be the spunkier TT roadster on German… » 11/13/07 10:45am 11/13/07 10:45am

Audi TT S, Now With LED Headlamps

When will the S version of Audi's TT roll into public view? Spies say it'll be in Geneva next year. Until then, the smallest of four-ringers will be confined to long-lens territory. Word is it'll come in roadster and coupe form and have the same 2.0-liter TFSI property as the Audi S3, upclocked to 280 hp. Judging from… » 10/16/07 2:01pm 10/16/07 2:01pm

Over the Back Fence: Audi TTS Coming to Frankfurt?

We're putting ourself in the hands of our Hollander buddy Vincent and his resident Rembrandts for this bit of knowledge. Apparently Audi's preparing the S version of its new TT such that it'll appear in Frankfurt this September. Under the hood will be a turbocharged, 270-hp version of the 2.0-liter FSI mill, not the… » 6/08/07 7:36am 6/08/07 7:36am

Show Us Your TTs: Audi Indeed Working up Performance Versions of New…

Unsatisfied with the mechanical hotness of Audi's new TT? Edmunds Inside Line is reporting two up-spec'd TT models are on the way, following a similar performance-badging continuum as Audi's more conventional lines. Adding to a recent missive in Motor Trend, Edmunds says at hand are the TT-S for 2007 and TT-RS for… » 10/05/06 9:43am 10/05/06 9:43am