Three For All Round 2- 1:18 Scale GT Spirit Merlin Purple Matte or Top Speed Daytona Grey RS 6 Avants or Norev RS e-tron GT

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61691"] Every time we do a giveaway promotion for our sweepstakes, the 1:18 scale models are the most popular giveaways. We've given away a Matte Daytona Grey, a Nardo Grey, and for our 1st 'your choice between two colors', a Navarra Blue RS 6 Avant 1:18 scale model to one lucky winner in each drawing. We decided to expand the choices to three colors for the last promotion and the response was overwhelming so we are doing that again but...

Interest in the Johann Abt Signature Edition Exceeds All Expectations

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61657"] source: ABT Sportsline ABT Sportsline, the world’s largest automotive aftermarket and performance parts specialist for Audi and VW, impresses its fans again and again with its limited-edition special models. For the company’s 125th anniversary in 2021, the Johann Abt Signature Edition represents a new benchmark. The special series is limited to 64 cars and is a homage to the company’s founder. In 1896, Johann Abt laid the foundation...

Mattias Ekström – Road to Dakar

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61647"] source: Audi Australia In January 2022, Audi will write a completely new chapter in the brand’s illustrious motorsport history, when it seeks to become the first manufacturer to win the gruelling Dakar Rally with electric drive – champion driver, Mattias Ekström will be tasked with driving one of the three Audi race vehicles. At 42 years of age, Mattias Ekström is the junior in Audi Sport’s champion line-up of driver’s...

Customer Teams Field Five Audi R8 LMS Cars at the DTM Season Opener at Monza

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61638"] source: Audi AG Customer teams ABT Sportsline and Rosberg field five GT3 sports cars Sophia Flörsch contests first DTM race The DTM starts its 36th season under new auspices in which Audi is strongly represented on two grids. While the DTM is relying on GT3 sportscars like the Audi R8 LMS for the first time after two decades of Class 1 touring cars, the DTM Trophy is tackling its second season with production-based models like the A...

Find of the Day: 2002 Nimbus Grey Audi TT 225 Roadster

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61629"] words: Bill, photos: TW Adamek Almost from the moment the MK1 TT burst onto the scene, it gained a cult following. Jeremy Clarkson called the styling deliberately hip and cool but in his usual subtle sarcastic manner. And of course that lead into the usual 'hairdresser' jokes etc. But enthusiasts knew that this Audi was special especially when combined with a 225hp engine, 6 speed manual transmission, quattro, and the ultimate interior:...

Audi Team Leads the Standings in New Zealand

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61602"] source: Audi AG Second win of the season for Neil Foster/Jonny Reid in North Island Endurance Series Podium results in the ADAC GT Masters and in Norwegian GT racing Six trophies for customer teams in touring car racing The Audi R8 LMS is on course for its first title success in the 2021 season in New Zealand. Before the finale in two weeks, Neil Foster/Jonny Reid have taken the lead of the standings. Further trophies in European GT3...

Home Round for Audi in Formula E in Mexico

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61586"] source: Audi AG Premiere for Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler on the race track in Puebla Some 5,000 Audi plant employees are looking forward to the guest appearance Robin Frijns leads the overall drivers’ standings with Audi e-tron FE07 Formula E will begin the second half of its season with two races in Mexico this weekend (June 19/20). For Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler, the appearance in Puebla will be a home round: Just under an...

2022 Audi e-tron GT To Arrive With Available Premium Electrified Ecosystem, Including Three Years of Complimentary DC Fast Charging

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="61581"] source: Audi of America 2022 Audi e-tron GT to come with three years of complimentary DC fast charging sessions powered by Electrify America network at speeds up to 270 kW DC fast charging makes it possible to charge e-tron GT from 5-80% (approximately 180 miles) in about 22 minutes Available white-glove concierge home charger installation provided by Qmerit Audi is not only delivering a growing portfolio of premium elect...

New Production Record for Audi R8 LMS

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61575"] source: Audi AG Second-generation Audi R8 LMS surpasses number of units of first series So far 82 drivers championships and 106 other titles for Audi in GT3 racing At mid-year 2021, Audi Sport customer racing has reached an important milestone: The 138th GT3 model of the second-generation Audi R8 LMS, which has been marketed since the end of 2015, has been built. The successful predecessor model, which was available from 2009 to 2015...

The All-New 2022 Audi A3 and S3: More Spacious, More Powerful, and More Dynamic Than Ever

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61552"] source: Audi of America All-new exterior design exhibits a muscular stance supported by dynamic profile Increases in length, width, and height create more spacious interior for both models Sporty, driver-oriented cockpit design integrates flagship-level technology for an innovative in-car experience Today, Audi of America announced two new models that define a refined sport sedan evolution – the all-new A3 and S3. The all-new A3 combi...

Audi Sport GmbH Now Has Largest Product Range Ever

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61536"] source: Audi AG Delivery figures for R and RS models hit record high Systematic electrification strategy in the high-performance segment Audi Sport GmbH had an epic year in 2020, delivering more than 29,300 vehicles to customers – a new record for the high-performance carmaker. With more than 15 R and RS models currently available, it now boasts its largest product range ever. And with its RS e-tron GT, Audi Sport has als...

Volkswagen Invests a Further €500 Million in Sustainable Battery Activities with Northvolt AB

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61525"] source: Volkswagen AG Group participates in financing round with a total of US$2.75 billion and continues to hold about 20 percent of the shares in the Swedish cell producer Funds to be used for capacity expansion in production, recycling and research and development Arno Antlitz, Group Board Member for Finance and IT: “We are strengthening our strategic partnership with Northvolt as a supplier of sustainably produced batt...

Video of the Day: Audi RS e-tron GT vs Porsche Taycan Turbo vs Tesla Model S Performance

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61522"] words: Bill, video: carwow A couple of weeks ago, we featured Chris Harris comparing the Audi RS e-tron GT against the petrol-powered BMW M5 CS...a battle between new and old. Today, carwow is back to the future with an epic drag race between the electric Audi RS e-tron GT, the Porsche Taycan Turbo, and the Tesla Model S Performance. We've seen the Model S in plenty of drag race videos beating the pants off traditional ICE-powered vehic...

quattro Magazine: A Safari B5 RS for all Roads.

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61511"] by: Roger Garbow, photos: Roger Garbow, Tony Coletta, Ai Design Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q2_2021 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. The B5 RS 4 Avant is one of those rare vehicles that is coveted by folks far beyond brand loyalists. For most enthusiasts, the car is absolutely perfect as created by the factory and it would be sacrilege to co...

Life-size Lamborghini Sián FKP 37 Created from over 400,000 LEGO® Elements

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61432"] source: Automobili Lamborghini Automobili Lamborghini in collaboration with the LEGO Group has built a life-size replica of the Lamborghini Sián FKP 37, using over 400,000 LEGO® Technic™ elements. Following the launch of the 1:8 scale LEGO® Technic™ Lamborghini Sián FKP 37 last year, this life-size model replicates the limited-edition Italian super sportscar on a much grander scale. Using 154 different types of LEGO elements, in...

Living and Breathing Transformation: Audi Employees Talk About How They Are Committed to Progress

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61411"] source: Audi AG Audi employees get to the heart of how they are experiencing and helping shape the transformation every day Digitalization, sustainability and electric mobility are changing the world of vehicle manufacturing, the mindsets and the attitudes regarding work at Audi All of these stories are part of the new Audi employer brand identity “We are progress” From vehicle manufacturer to mobility service provider: Audi...

Podium Results for Audi Customers in Four Countries

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61402"] source: Audi AG Third place for the Audi R8 LMS GT3 in Italian sprint race series Audi R8 LMS GT4 finishes on the podium in France and America Podium finish for the Audi RS 3 LMS in Scandinavia The teams of Audi Sport customer racing, with the brand’s products, won a total of four trophies while competing against the best teams in three European countries and in America. Audi R8 LMS GT3 Within striking distance of the top: A...

Little Reward for Comeback Race from Audi

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61397"] source: Audi AG Fifth place for Audi Sport Team Car Collection at Nürburgring 24 Hours Second place for Phoenix Racing in the Pro-Am class Class win for Giti Tire Motorsport by WS Racing with Audi R8 LMS GT4 In one of the most turbulent editions of the Nürburgring 24 Hours with more than 14 hours of race interruption in dense fog, Audi Sport customer racing thrilled everyone with a strong recovery. However, there was hardly any rew...

First Trophies for the Audi RS 3 LMS on Debut

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61379"] source: Audi AG Two Trophy class wins in the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup Nathanaël Berthon best Audi Sport driver in sixth place Gilles Magnus leads the Trophy standings ahead of Tom Coronel The new second-generation Audi RS 3 LMS clinched its first World Cup trophies on its racing debut. Privateer Tom Coronel won the Trophy classification in the first sprint at the opening round of the 2021 FIA WTCR season at the Nürburgrin...

Find of the Day: 2016 Audi Sepang Blue RS 7

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61297"] words: Bill, photos: J Cole Photographs Every once in awhile, I get into a blue phase for the Find of the Days like this Sprint Blue RS 5 Cabriolet the other day and who could blame me? Audi has some of the most beautiful hues of blue and Sepang Blue ranks right up there. I also love very descriptive ads and this particular ad is just that. Here it is: I’m thinking about selling my 2016 Audi RS7, I am in no rush to do so, as I love the ...