Lamborghini Takes SUV Record at Pikes Peak with the New Urus

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74932"] source: Automobili Lamborghini The new Super SUV model covers 20 km and 156 turns in 10:32.064 Ahead of its premiere in mid-August, the yet-to-be-revealed new Urus model set a new record in the production SUV category on the track used for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb: the famous uphill race that recently celebrated its 100th Running. Hillclimb champion and Pirelli test driver Simone Faggioli, holder of the rear-wheel dr...

Audi Enthusiast’s Guide to Monterey Car Week

  [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="34108"] “Monterey Car Week”, “Monterey”, “Pebble Beach Automobile Week”… whatever you call it, there is no doubt that it should be part of any car enthusiast’s bucket list. From phenomenal gatherings, incredible vintage or the most cutting-edge and exotic concepts, this week stacked with automotive events is a must for anyone. And, with so much going on, it is very likely you can’t see it all and will miss something. Gi...

Find of the Day: 1995 Audi 90 Cabriolet

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74915"] words: Bill, photos: Ralph Hickling Summer is winding down but you can still buy a convertible to enjoy what's left of the beautiful warm days...unless you live in an area where it's sunny and warm year round or you're like me where you would put the top down even if it's snowing. This is an interesting example where it's a right-hand drive UK model and it's in Kingfisher Blue which I don't think we got this color in the States. Here's th...

Audi Brings Vision of Future Mobility to Monterey Car Week

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74908"] source: Audi of America Audi sphere concept cars, the skysphere, grandsphere, and urbansphere, will showcase Audi’s vision of the future of premium electric mobility at the Quail North American debut of the all-electric, one-of-a-kind Audi S1 e-tron quattro Hoonitron, inspired by historic Audi Sport quattro S1 “Pikes Peak”, will electrify enthusiasts at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion at Laguna Seca Audi grandsphere will be ...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 08.11.2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74878"] Words: Steve Johnson Audi enthusiasts: do you spend countless hours searching on-line for your favorite car or cars?  If so, we’re here to help!  To save you time, in this Auction Watch series we’re monitoring numerous auction sites for Ingolstadt’s finest up for auction.  Interesting finds will be posted weekly, and hopefully, you’ll be alerted in time to bid on your dream car. Auction Watch is taking a four week brea...

Selected Aesthetic ABT Carbon Fiber Parts for Audi RS 6, A7, S7 and RS 7 Available Through Audi Dealers Directly

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74854"] source: ABT America For decades ABT Sportsline is catering to Audi fans with high quality aerodynamics, wheels, suspension systems and other upgrades. Since 2020 Audi owners in the US have been able to order selected ABT carbon fiber parts like shift knob covers directly through their local Audi dealership. ABT and Audi of America are now expanding the offered product lineup to aerodynamic parts for the Audi RS 6, A7, S7 and RS 7. The Aud...

Concept Corner: Audi Le Mans quattro

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74828"] source: Audi AG Editor's note: Occasionally, we feature a concept vehicle on the site. Most don't make it into production but this one did..the Audi Le Mans quattro concept became the Audi we now know as the R8. Originally published on November 19, 2003 Ready to run in only eleven months Top-secret task for a small Audi team Combining motor racing, luxury, high-tech and design The Audi Le Mans quattro is the first car of its kind: a ...

Audi S1 e-tron quattro Hoonitron to Make US Debut During Monterey Car Week

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74782"] source: Audi of America Audi S1 e-tron quattro Hoonitron will make North American debut at Rolex Motorsport Reunion; perfect setting to electrify enthusiasts Audi S1 e-tron quattro Hoonitron to be featured in Ken Block’s first ‘Electrikhana’ film in coming months  Design of all-electric one-of-a-kind vehicle inspired by historic Audi Sport quattro S1, also to be on display Modernized, electrified, and inspired by the iconic d...

Find of the Day: 1995 Audi S6 Avant V10 6-speed

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74775"] words: Bill, photos: Joel Francisco Back in 1995, Audi was selling a wagon with a 2.2L 5-cylinder and it was a hit. However, Joel decided that his C4 S6 Avant needed double the cylinders. He not only swapped in a 5.2 V10, he also put a manual transmission in. Here's the ad: [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74771"] Kinda want something new so testing the waters for this thing. V10 5.2 swapped roughly 25,xxx miles ago and ...

Audi R8 LMS Wins in China and Australia

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74816"] source: Audi AG Three victories for Audi Sport Asia GT3 teams in Ningbo Yasser Shahin extends lead in standings in Australia Third WTCR season victory and further worldwide successes for Audi RS 3 LMS Audi Sport Asia’s juniors managed a strong start to the season with the GT3 version of the R8 LMS in Chinese endurance racing. The teams also led the GT4 variant and the TCR model Audi RS 3 LMS to race victories. Audi R8 LMS GT3...

Find of the Day: 1983 Audi 80 quattro Works Rally

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74761"] words: Bill, photos: RM Sotheby's Whoa...this could be the Find of the Year. This is a legit Audi Sport 80 quattro rally car. It is thought to be one of just four Works 80 quattros built. Originally a Group B car, it was converted to Safari-spec...even cooler. Here's the ad: [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74744"] Known history from new, first registered in 1983 by VAG UK in Milton Keynes Thought to be one of just four ...

Unitronic JDC-Miller to Focus on the Future

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74710"] source: Unitronic Throughout the company history of Unitronic, they have always strived to be on the leading edge of technology and development. The same can be said for JDC-Miller MotorSport who have always looked to take the next step in the motorsport ladder to be able to compete at the highest level. Together the two organizations have decided to, once again look to the future, and bring an end to the current 2022 IMSA Michelin Pilot ...

Spy Photo: Audi Q6 e-tron Sportback

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74690"] We spied the Audi Q6 e-tron Sportback testing together with its Q6 sibling in Germany. Just like all the other Audi models, the Sportback will share the front end with its standard Q6 e-tron but with a sleeker roof line. The changes start at the B-pillar and gives the Sportback a sportier look but less cargo space. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74685"] Both Q6 e-tron versions share the same PPE platform which they...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 08.04.2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74644"] Words: Steve Johnson Audi enthusiasts: do you spend countless hours searching on-line for your favorite car or cars?  If so, we’re here to help!  To save you time, in this Auction Watch series we’re monitoring numerous auction sites for Ingolstadt’s finest up for auction.  Interesting finds will be posted weekly, and hopefully, you’ll be alerted in time to bid on your dream car. And speaking of dream cars, the big Car ...

Audi Motorsport – the Age of the Silver Arrows

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74637"] source: Audi Magazine They were called the Silver Arrows and in the 1930s they were the most exciting and successful race cars on the planet It was obvious to everyone that sporting success had a major impact on vehicle sales which in turn spurred on competition on the track A rich history of motorsport competition and success is as much a part of the Audi brand as its reputation for outstanding design, innovation and engineering. ...

Top-End Version Specifically for China: How the A8 L Horch Is Made

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74629"] source: Audi AG A8 L Horch production: Innovation for the Chinese market For nearly 30 years, Neckarsulm and the Audi A8 have been inseparable. Now an exclusive version for the Chinese market is being built there. Here’s an overview of the production of the longest series-production Audi of all time – from the construction of its body to its journey to China. It’s not only the interior and the special two-tone paint job that disti...

Three Audi Tradition Cars Confirmed for Legends of the Autobahn West in Monterey

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74609"] Though Monterey Car Week should be on any self-respecting car enthusiast’s bucket list of events not to miss, this rings particularly true for 2022. We’re working on a guide to the entire week of things Audi enthusiasts specifically won’t want to miss, but one of the things we’re most excited about is Legends of the Autobahn where Audi Tradition will support Audi Club by bringing in the 1988 Audi 200 Trans-Am racecar, 1989 Audi I...

Brian Scotto Joins Audi Club North America Board of Directors

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74595"] Audi Club North America has a notable new appointment to announce. Brian Scotto, Hoonigan Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Wheel Pros was recently appointed to Audi Club’s national Board of Directors to fill a vacant seat. In this new capacity, Brian brings his own highly unique expertise in the automotive lifestyle to one of America’s foremost brand-focused clubs and the Audi brand’s largest club worldwide. During his tim...

Audi R8 LMS Continues Winning Streak in German Club Racing

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74577"] source: Audi AG Three 1-2 finishes in the GTC Race series for Audi customers Saintéloc Racing’s first success of the season in GT4 European Series Audi RS 3 LMS clinches trophies in China and Portugal The GT3 version of the Audi R8 LMS was dominant in German grassroots racing at the Nürburgring, as it had been at the previous rounds of the ADAC Race Weekend. Audi Sport customer racing’s GT4 and TCR customers also closed July wi...

Video of the Day: Audi RS e-tron GT vs Audi RS Q e-tron

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74583"] words: Bill, photo: carwow Mat from carwow takes on the surprisingly huge Audi RS Q e-tron Dakar (driven by Emil Bergkvist) in an Audi RS e-tron GT. I say surprisingly huge because I've only seen the RS Q e-tron by itself or against other similarly sized vehicles. It looks like to came straight from the movie Aliens. Will it be Game Over, man! for Mat and the RS e-tron GT? It's also interesting to hear the RS Q e-tron. Who will win...