Audi Club Auction Watch: 03.16.2023

Words: Steve Johnson

Fellow Audi enthusiasts, do you lose track of time searching the internet’s multiple car auction sites for a specific model?  If so, please let us do some of the work for you.  Auction Watch is monitoring numerous auction sites for Audi models worthy of bidding on.  Then, weekly in Auction Watch, we’ll post a short description with key data, a few pictures, and a link to the listing.  We hope to help you find the Audi you’re looking for in time to bid on it.

Happy St. Patrick’s Day tomorrow.  I’m afraid no one took advantage of the holiday spirit to list their Sonoma or perhaps Irish Green Audi.  So instead, check out the typical black, dark blue, gray, silver, white, and the odd red car.  But as the saying “saving the best for last” goes, the final car in this week’s listings is a 1995 RS 2 Avant RS Blue Pearl Effect.  But please don’t “cut to the chase” and miss out on any of this week’s fine Audi.

2002 Audi S4 Avant (79,000 Miles)

Bring a Trailer – 03.16.2023 1:26 EDT

Bid quickly, auction end early this PM.  The original owner is parting with this Santorin Blue pearl over a black interior with Onyx Silk Nappa leather seats, Birdseye maple wood trim, Bose sound system, and a Bluetooth-capable Kenwood CD stereo.  The twin-turbo 2.7L V6 (250HP/258 lb-ft) had a new timing belt installed in April 2015.  A 5-speed Tiptronic handles the shifting for you.  It rolls on BBS VZ 17″ wheels (with some curb marks) that cover red painted calipers.  A Rhode Gear bike rack, OEM 17″ Avus wheels with Goodyear snow tires, and the removed Audi Symphony CD/cassette stereo accompany the sale.  The Carfax report is clean.

2016 Audi RS 7 (118,000 Miles)

cars & bids – 03.16.2023 1:46 EDT

Bid quickly, auction end early this PM.  A 4.0L twin-turbo V8, factory rated at 560HP/516 lb-ft, connects to an 8-speed Tiptronic in this Canadian-spec, Panther Black Crystal Effect sport back.  Well-equipped black cabin with a Comfort Seating Package, sports exhaust with black finishers, Valcona leather seats, carbon fiber interior trim, Night Vision Assistant, and power closing doors.  Carfax reports no accidents or damage but there’s a windshield crack and an open recall.

2019 Audi e-tron (32,000 Miles)

cars & bids – 03.16.2023 2:42 EDT

Bid quickly, auction end mid-PM.  A cool Glacier White Metallic with PPF over a Prestige Package (full leather and more) black interior.  Motivation is provided by two electric motors, a 95 kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery pack, resulting in 355HP/414 lb-ft, or a 402HP/490 lb-ft with the boost activated.  Carfax reports no accidents or damage.

2018 Audi A5 Coupe (50,000 Miles)

cars & bids – 03.16.2023 3:06 EDT

Bid quickly, auction end mid-PM.  The last year for the 6-speed manual in this model which will help you make the most out of the 2.0L turbocharged I4’s 252HP/273 lb-ft.  Always attractive Daytona Gray pearl outside and black inside with leather/Alcantara seats, it’s equipped with the Sport Plus and S Line Sport packages and a B&O system with 3D sound.  No accidents or damage are reported by Carfax.

2007 Audi A8 L (116,000 Miles)

cars & bids – 03.16.2023 4:02 EDT

Bid quickly, auction end late-PM.  No Reserve.  That shiny color is Brilliant Black and it’s over a luxurious light gray interior with extended leather package and wood trim.  A 4.2L V8, factory rated at 350HP/325 lb-ft spins a 6-speed Tiptronic.  Please see the listing for the Recent Service History.  Carfax reports two accidents in May and October 2019 both with minor damage.

2017 Audi S8 Plus (31,000 Miles)

cars & bids – 03.17.2023 3:14 EDT

The Plus here equates to a 4.0L twin-turbo V8 that’s factory rated at 605HP/553 lb-ft when using the overboost function.  It’s finished in Midnight Blue metallic over a Lunar Silver interior that features Driver Assistance and Cold Weather packages, Valcona leather upholstery with diamond stitching, 22-way power-adjustable, heated, ventilated, and massaging front seats, and Bose surround sound.  Carfax reports no accidents or damage and that the recall for the oil strainer still hasn’t been done.

2001 Audi S4 (103,000 Miles)

cars & bids – 03.17.2023 4:10 EDT

No Reserve.  Another Brilliant Black sedan, this one’s a bit smaller and sportier.  Mods are extensive, please see the listing for all details, but the highlights are 18” BBS CH-R wheels, an APR 2.7T Stage III Turbo Kit, a Champion Motorsport custom stainless turbo-back catted exhaust, StopTech brake rotors, Audi RS4 front seats and carbon fiber trim, Stinger Roadkill soundproofing, and a custom sound system with JL Audio and Focal audio components.  No accidents or damage are reported by Carfax.

1991 Audi 200 Avant Turbo (172,000 Miles)

Bring a Trailer – 03.18.2023 3:00 EDT

This long roof is powered by a turbocharged 2.2L I5 mated to a 5-speed manual, quattro, and a locking rear diff. That’s Pearl White metallic over a gray interior with leather seats and wood trim.  It rolls on 15” BBS wheels.  Service for the sale included replacing the timing belt, water pump, hatch struts, and headliner along with performing fluid services.  Carfax reports an accident in December 2000 resulting in damage to the rear but no further details.

2017 Audi R8 Coupe (27,000 Miles)

Bring a Trailer – 03.19.2023 1:15 EDT

You could be the eighth owner of this Tango Red metallic with gloss black side blades coupe that’s already lived in 8 states.  The black cabin appears to have the Diamond Quilted Leather Package (Alcantara headliner with diamond stitching, full leather package, and diamond stitched seats) in black with Rock Gray stitching.  The 5.2L V10 is modified with APR Stage 1 engine management software and a titanium exhaust system.  The Carfax report is clean.

2003 Audi RS 6 (35,000 Miles)

Bring a Trailer – 03.19.2023 2:00 EDT

The twin-turbo 4.2L V8 under the bonnet of this fast sedan is modified with unnamed ECU tune (Unitronic judging by the pictures), wears a Dahlbäck Racing intake, aftermarket charge pipes, and a Billy Boat cat-back exhaust.  The 5-speed Tiptronic is also modified with an unnamed TCU tune.  The chassis is suspended by Bilstein PSS9 adjustable coilovers with replacement strut mounts and spring caps, 034Motorsport control arms and heavy-duty tie rod ends.  The Daytona Gray pearl paint is over an Ebony interior.  Carfax reports no accidents or damage but the aftermarket front spoiler is missing its center section and is cracked on the right side.

2007 Audi RS 4 (87,000 Miles)

Bring a Trailer – 03.19.2023 2:11 EDT

The stance on this Phantom Black pearl fast sedan is courtesy of Hotchkis Sport Suspension front and rear sway bars, Dynamic Ride Control suspension, KW height-adjustable springs, and Rotiform SPF 19″ monoblock wheels.  Those wheels cover slotted StopTech AeroRotors at all four corners.  The 4.2L V8 (420HP/317 lb-ft) exhales through a Milltek Sport non-resonated valved-exhaust and spins a JHM lightweight flywheel on the way to the 6-speed manual.  The Carfax report is clean but the seller notes it needs tires.

2012 Audi TT RS (94,000 Miles)

Bring a Trailer – 03.19.2023 2:30 EDT

This Mark 2 TT is a giant killer.  The APR Stage 2 tune applied to the 2.5L I5 (with optional Titanium Sport exhaust) will allow it to embarrass many a supercar.  Like all Mark 2 TT RS, it has a 6-speed manual.  Finished in Panther Black Crystal with APR badging to tip-off the unaware, the black interior has a Tech Package, leather seats, and A/C serviced in 2020 to keep you cool.  No accidents or damage are reported by Carfax.

2005 Audi S4 Avant (129,000 Miles)

Bring a Trailer – 03.19.2023 5:04 EDT

Light Silver Metallic over a black interior with black leather/Lunar Silver Alcantara seats and aluminum trim.  The 4.2L V8 is factory rated at 340HP/302 lb-ft (timing chain was replaced along with its tensioner and guides in 2017) and connects to a 6-speed manual.  A Labree cat-back exhaust was installed in 2009 and H&R coilovers were installed in 2015.  Please see the listing for the service done on engine and chassis components.  The Carfax report is clean.

2011 Audi A8 (112,000 Miles)

cars & bids – 03.20.2023 3:14 EDT

No Reserve.  That’s Night Blue pearl over a black interior with the Cold Weather Package, Audi MMI Navigation Plus system, Nougat Brown leather seats/door panel inserts and wood trim.  It’s been debadged except for the rings so no one will know there’s only a 372HP/328 lb-ft 4.2L V8 under the hood.  Shifting is courtesy of an 8-speed Tiptronic.  No accidents or damage are reported by Carfax.  Per the comments, the steering wheel was replaced because of cosmetic damage to the stitched leather.

2004 Audi S4 Avant (141,000 Miles)

Bring a Trailer – 03.20.2023 4:45 EDT

On the outside this may look just like the Avant above but it has a surprise under the bonnet—a 4.2L V8 crate engine equipped with a VF Engineering VF500 supercharger that was installed in 2016.  Please read the listing for the work done when performing the engine swap.  The 6-speed manual is stirred via a JHM short-shift kit.  The black interior features black Nappa leather seat and wood trim.  Gunmetal gray-finished 18″ BBS RF527 wheels envelope StopTech front calipers over two-piece slotted rotors.  A clean Carfax report as well.

2018 Audi A5 Coupe (6,000 Miles)

Bring a Trailer – 03.21.2023 3:39 EDT

If you like light colors this car’s for you.  It’s painted Glacier White metallic over Rock Gray leather complemented by Aluminum Trimaran trim.  It’s equipped with the S-Line Sport package.  The turbocharged 2.0L I4 is factory rated at 252HP/273 lb-ft and mates to a 6-speed manual.  No accidents or damage are reported by Carfax whose report doesn’t have a maintenance history but oil changes are noted in the provided documentation.

2015 Audi S4 (108,000 Miles)

cars & bids – 03.21.2023 4:34 EDT

How do you make a well-optioned (Technology and Black Optic packages, sports diff, Carbon Atlas inlays, and B&O sound) 6-speed manual-equipped S4 even better?  You add an APR Stage 1 ECU tune, an AWE Touring exhaust, an ECS Kohlefaser Luft-Technik intake, a JHM Stage 1 clutch kit, and tint the windows.  It’s Glacier White metallic outside, black and Lunar Silver inside with leather/Alcantara seating.  And there’s a clean Carfax report too.

2010 Audi A4 Avant (119,000 Miles)

Bring a Trailer – 03.21.2023 5:26 EDT

No Reserve.  If you’re concerned this gen turbocharged 2.0L I4 (211HP/258 lb-ft) may use oil, this one’s been rebuilt (pistons, rings, connecting rod bearings, valves and valve seals, timing chains and tensioners, water pump, alternator, thermostat, spark plugs, PCV valve, serpentine belt, and associated seals and gaskets).  The Ibis White paint looks well cared for as does the black interior with leather Sport front seats.  Since there’s a clean Carfax report as well, I guess we can excuse the RS badge on the rear.

2013 Audi S5 Coupe (75,000 Miles)

Bring a Trailer – 03.22.2023 2:01 EDT

Finished in Estoril Blue Crystal Effect over a black interior Fine Nappa leather seats and aluminum inlays, its supercharged 3.0L V6 (333HP/325 lb-ft) engine is paired with a 6-speed manual.  Options include Audi MMI Navigation plus package, B&O sound, advanced key (keyless entry), and 19” wheels.  The finish could probably benefit from a paint correction, but the Carfax report is clean.

1995 Audi RS 2 Avant (190,000 Kilometers)

Bring a Trailer – 03.22.2023 3:00 EDT

This RS Blue Pearl Effect beauty was acquired by the selling dealer from Germany and exported from Belgium to the US in October 2022.  The seller believes it was repainted under prior ownership.  The interior features front Recaro sport seats in black leather/blue Alcantara and matching upholstery covers the split-folding rear seats and door panels.  The turbocharged 2.2L I5 is factory rated at 311HP/302 lb-ft and that power flows through a new clutch in August 2022 to a 6-speed manual.  An aftermarket exhaust system, 19″ BBS E88 wheels, and KW coilovers enhance the sound and stance.