It was only a matter of time, folks. As soon as Audi finalized its purchase of the Ducati brand, we knew to expect a slew of comparison tests pitting the German automaker's finest wares against the two-wheeled exotica rolling out of Italy's best-known motorcycle maker.
The scribes from Germany's Auto Bild have indeed taken up the challenge. But what machinery to choose? Naturally, the mind first turns to the R8 supercar and its Lamborghini-derived V10 engine, but, in reality, Audi officials have conceded to us that its 360-horsepower TT RS is actually quicker around most race tracks.
Audi tuner MTM has done it again. MTM R8 GT3-2 as the name suggests is a rear wheel drive Audi R8. In addition to stitching the AWD system, MTM engineers added a supercharger to the 4.2-liter V8 that now pumps out 560 horsepower, wh... Read Post
An intriguing report says German automaker Audi and Italian superbike company Ducati are on the verge of a tie-up that would put Audi into the motorcycle business. Anyone want a Ducaudi? More » Read Post
When 30 Grand For Two Wheels Isn't Too Much Surviving long-term motorcycle riding requires a healthy dose of fear and the heightened awareness that accompanies it. Nothing suffers fools quite as ruthlessly as two-wheeled transport, ... Read Post