Limited Special Edition With Up To 530 HP: The New ABT RS4+

source: ABT Sportsline Yeah yeah...I know we don't get the magnificent RS 4 here in the States (but rumors of the RS 6 coming soon abound) and we certainly don't get the monstrous ABT RS4+ but we can enjoy some great photos of the RS4+ in the snow, can't we? Anyway, onto the press release: We can all remember what it was like when we were kids: you got a brand new bicycle for Christmas, but because the weather was so awful, you have not been able to ride it even once. Luckily, that c...

Starworks Motorsport Reveals Its Livery For Rolex 24 at Daytona…And It’s Legendary

photos: Starworks Motorsport The Rolex 24 at Daytona starts next weekend (January 25-27) and Starworks Motorsport has just revealed their livery. Suffice it to say, it's legendary (I tried really hard to not make a Barney Stinson joke). A throwback to the Audi 90 quattro IMSA GTO, it'll be easy to spot this car as it races around the track. I have my new favorite team to root for now. Look for the #8 Audi piloted by Ryan Dalziel, Parker Chase, Ezequiel Perez Companc, and Audi factory ...

More Style, Sound, and Power: ABT Rear Package for the Audi RS5

 On the road most people only see the rear of the Audi RS5 when its driver is pushing the 2,9-liter biturbo V6 with its 444 horsepower. And ABT has the perfect package to provide those left behind with a nice view.  The newly introduced RS5 rear package bundles the ABT muffler system with the carbon fiber rear spoiler for an attractive price, saving the client more than 400 US$ on the price for the single parts. The new rear muffler amplifies the charismatic sound of the V6 and changes ...

Motor1.com: New Audi A1 allroad Spied Getting Snowy With It

source: Motor1.com A little bit of ground clearance and some tweaked body panels set it apart from the standard A1 hatchback. The last time we saw the forthcoming Audi A1 Allroad it was in a decidedly warmer climate, turning laps at the Nürburgring. Testing has obviously moved north – way north – for cold-weather evaluation and low-traction performance on snowy roads. No doubt Audi is putting the Allroad’s Quattro all-wheel-drive system through its paces... Read the ...

Audi Q7 Earns 2019 Car and Driver “10Best Truck & SUV of the Year” Award for Third Consecutive Year

source: Audi of America, photos: Audi of America, Car & Driver (Michael Simari) 2019 Audi Q7 named Best Mid-Size Luxury SUV by Car and Driver for the third year in a row in its annual “10Best Trucks and SUVs” awards Car and Driver editors recognize Audi Q7 for its winning blend of luxury, functionality and driving dynamics “10Best” vehicles evaluated on value, performance and how well they fulfill intended mission HERNDON – The 2019 Audi Q7 has been named a 2019 C...

Quattro de Mayo 2019 Registration Opens January 16, 2019 10AM

  This is the moment so many of you have been waiting for...when we announce the opening date for QDM 2019 registration. So, without further ado, we're excited to announce that registration will open on the brand new quattrodemayo.com on Wednesday, January 16th at 10:00 am (EST)! Registration is $85 per adult, $20 per child, and limited to 100 drivers. This includes food and beverage at Friday's Cookout and Saturday's Banquet, a shirt, keychain, sticker, commemorative tumbler, and one gene...

FASTMD Races into IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge

source: FASTMD  New race team enters IMSA professional road racing with an all-star team set on winning big Tampa, Florida (January 12, 2019) — FASTMD has partnered with Racing to End Alzheimer’s and Expo Systems to compete in its first-ever IMSA professional road racing series at the 2019 Michelin Pilot Challenge. The drivers of the FASTMD Audi RS3 TCR are Nick Galante, James Vance, and Jared Salinsky. Each of the three drivers have earned podiums in IMSA (former) Contin...

Silvercar by Audi Makes Room for the Whole Family: Audi Q7 SUV Joins the Fleet for the New Year

  source: Silvercar by Audi - Silvercar expands to a four-model offering with the addition of the premium Audi Q7 SUV, with seating for up to seven passengers - Audi Q7 vehicles available at seven locations starting in February, with additional roll outs through June - Silvercar is now available in 25 locations across the United States AUSTIN - Silvercar by Audi is ringing in the new year with even more options for travelers. Today, the company known for offering exclusively silver Audi ve...

Formula E: Double Podium For The Audi e-tron FE05

source: Audi Sport All four Audi e-tron FE05 cars in the points in Marrakesh Second and third positions for Audi customer team Envision Virgin Racing Lucas di Grassi sets fastest race lap Courtesy of customer team Envision Virgin Racing, Audi became the first manufacturer to achieve a double podium with the new generation of Formula E race cars. In the second round of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship in Marrakesh (Morocco), all four Audi e-tron FE05 cars finished ...

Audi Sport customer teams celebrate one-two result in Dubai

source: Audi Sport Car Collection Motorsport triumphs at 24 Hours of Dubai Team MS7 by WRT in second position First endurance racing success of the latest evolution of the Audi R8 LMS GT3 A perfect start for Audi Sport customer racing to the 2019 motorsport season: At the 24-hour race in Dubai, two Audi Sport customer racing teams celebrated the first one-two result of the latest evolution of the Audi R8 LMS GT3 in a major endurance racing event. After 607 race laps, th...

Formula E: Latest News and Miscellaneous Info From Morocco

source: Audi Sport Daniel Abt wins challenge in Marrakesh souk Lucas di Grassi to debut in Race of Champions The first E-Prix in 2019 will start on Saturday at 4 PM (CET) in Marrakesh (live on Eurosport and www.zdf.de). A film shoot took Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi to Jamaâ El Fna on Thursday, the famous market place in the heart of Marrakesh. The task to be mastered by the two Audi drivers: buying a hat, a basket and shoes in the traditional souk for 500 ...

NEQ: Winter Driving News– 2019 – REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

Winter Driving News– 2019 – REGISTRATION IS OPEN!   The Audi Club Northeast chapter (NEQ) now has two Winter Driving events open on MotorsportReg.com.  The Artie Mayhew  Memorial Winter Driving Schools will be on Saturday January 19 and Saturday February 2,  Ice is forming nicely and, if the weatherman is right, we expect to be able to hold these events as scheduled so sign up soon. Everyone who registers will be waitlisted initially and if the event oversell...

Car and Driver: The 2019 Audi Q8 Is What Luxury Sedans Have Become

source: Car and Driver The new Audi Q8 is a statement vehicle—as much for Audi as it is for the many well-heeled people who will park them in their garages. Audi's flagship A8 sedan still outprices the Q8, which starts at $68,395, yet with more and more buyers having given up on sedans entirely, this new five-seat SUV best defines the Audi brand... Read the rest of the story HERE

Audi Closes 2018 With Around 1,812,500 Automobiles Sold

source: Audi AG Year-end closing down 3.5 percent in the wake of a difficult environment Four Rings once again premium market leader in China Audi CEO Bram Schot: “Preparing for new challenges after a challenging year” Audi delivered around 1,812,500 automobiles to customers worldwide in 2018, 3.5 percent less than a year ago. In Europe, sales fell 13.6 percent in the past twelve months. On the home continent, Audi had replaced almost a third of its deliveries with...

Audi R8 Dolce Vita Tour

Audi R8 Dolce Vita Tour Dear Audi Club R8 driving adventurer, We are pleased to offer two Audi R8 Dolce Vita tours in 2019. Sign up now! This tour sells out each year. The 1st tour is June 4-7 starting with a visit to Audi HQ in Ingolstadt and lunch at Audi driving experience center in Neuburg June 3! The 2nd tour is October 5-7 starting with a visit to Audi HQ in Ingolstadt and lunch at Audi driving experience center in Neuburg October 4! Exper...

Compact Premium Sports Car in Top Form: New Audi TTS Available for Order

source: Audi AG Sharper exterior design underscores dynamic appearance New seven-speed S tronic is both efficient and dynamic TTS competition special model adds sporty touch Audi is sending the TTS (combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 7.3 – 7.1* (32.2 – 33.1 US mpg)*; combined CO2emission in g/km: 166 – 161* (267.2 – 259.1 g/mi)) into the new model year—the compact premium sports car is now available for order. The new seven-speed S tronic, a standard featu...

1936 Horch 853 Planned for RM Sothebys Amelia Island

Early listings of lots for Amelia Island Concours week have revealed that RM Sotheby's will list a 1936 Horch Special Roadster Recreation. Few other details are provided by RM Sotheby's at this time and we expect more to be forthcoming as the March 9 event date nears, but the rareness of Horch specimens in the USA suggests we may know some of the story already. From the photos released by RM Sotheby's, we can see it has silver and blue bodywork with a red interior. This all appears identica...

Video of the Day: 530HP Audi TT Hillclimb Monster With…A V8

video: NM2255 Car HD Videos If you think the sound of the 5 pot in the TT RS is heaven, this TT with a DTM V8 swap is nirvana. Not only does the TT sound mean, it looks the part with this evil aero kit. Watch lunatic Vladimir Vitver as he throws his front engined RWD TT around curves. [embed]https://youtu.be/6dhHF1KKg3c[/embed]

Carbuzz: Get Ready For The Hardcore 2020 Audi RS Q3

source: carbuzz.com The new Audi RS Q3 is coming to fight AMG. Last summer, Audi lifted the wraps off the all-new second-generation Q3 crossover, which features more aggressive styling and larger proportions. However, it’s only a matter of time before the Q3 gets the hardcore RS treatment from Audi Sport. After undergoing hot weather testing, our spy photographers have spotted the new 2020 Audi RS Q3 being put through its paces in snowy Sweden... Read the rest of the story H...