Sculpture moves to Ingolstadt as part of 100th anniversary celebrations
14 July 2009

A 10.2-metre-long Audi TT has gone on display in Ingolstadt, ahead of Audi's 100th anniversary celebrations which will take place this Thursday.

The car sculpture, which was first unveiled in 2006 and which has since been displayed in Berlin, Beijing, Hong Kong and Munich, is 10.2 metres long, 4.5 metres wide and 3.25 metres high and weighs about 10 tonnes.

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It has been placed on the Audi roundabout in Ingolstadt, and was formally presented to the town's mayor, Dr Alfred Lehmann.

Audi's centenary celebrations kick off at a major ceremony featuring German chancellor Angela Merkel at the Audi Forum Ingolstadt on Thursday.

On Friday the 'Audi Rocks 100' party is being headlined by the band Die Fantastischen Vier.

Then on Saturday Audi's racing history will be celebrated as several successful cars from its history lap the historic Donauring circuit.

Finally, on Sunday the Czech Philharmonic Choir and the Brno Philharmonic Orchestra will perform Beethoven's Ninth Symphony at a free concert.

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