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French pro skier Candide Thovex takes to various dry slopes (and the occasional wet one) around the world: from sand dunes to volcanic ash, jungle hills and sections of the Great Wall of China – destroying multiple sets of skis in an elaborate promo for the Audi Quattro.


A twofer!


Dublin Running Snob writes:

Sunday’s #FreeTheCycleLanes heroes in Foxrock (top) and Stillorgan (above) dualer bike lanes. I’d say Foxrock fanny was at mass….


Previously: A Lane Again, Naturally

Behold: the Audi R8 Spyder V10 Plus – a seven-speed, 610bhp, all-wheel drive two-seater roadster capable of 0-100km/h in 3.3s and a top speed of 320km/h.

Yours from €208,500.


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Behold the Audi A8L Extended.

6.3m long (a full meter longer than the already lengthy Audi A8 L), with luxury seating for six, Quattro all-wheel drive and a 3.0 TFSI, 310 hp powerplant capable of accelerating the bourgemobile from 0-100km/h in seven seconds.


“It is very worrying that governments, in return for relatively small amounts of sponsorship money, are willing to risk damaging their credibility and that of the EU presidency,” said Olivier Hoedeman, research and campaigns coordinator at Corporate Europe Observatory, a Brussels corruption watchdog.

BMW and Audi say their sponsorship was only about raising their profile in European markets.  Audi, for example, said it regularly applied via tenders to provide cars for events because “it helps the Audi brand to increase both reputation and popularity”.

Ireland criticised over EU Presidency car fleet (RTE)