We really dug Volkswagen's Night Drive microsite that asked visitors, "When was the last time you just went for a drive?" So when we came across a press release from Audi (posted after the jump), announcing its own microsite in the same vein, we looked forward to exploring its premise: "Global Drives. Essentially, it gives users the opportunity to see some of the world's best driving roads, accompanied by some stellar photography, and create their own personal drives around the world - all in an effort to promote the A4.
When we finally made it through to the site, it was a profound disappointment. The user interface was wonky, the drives uninspiring and the features were less than intuitive. Everything the VW site isn't. On the other hand, if you're willing to brave the Flash and create your own route, you'll be entered into a contest that allows other visitors to rate your drive, with five finalists being selected to win a prize.
Check it out if you've got a spare five minutes, but consider your attention span warned.