Modification Work: Preparations Underway at Audi Böllinger Höfe for the Audi e-tron GT

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="31041"] source: Audi AG Audi R8 and e-tron GT to be produced on a single assembly line from 2020 Construction of two new lightweight construction halls and modifications at existing production facilities Production Manager Schanz: “Here a unique combination of craftsmanship and smart factory is coming to life” The electric powered Audi e-tron GT will be manufactured alongside the Audi R8 supercar at Audi Sport GmbH’...

Going to Waterfest this weekend? It’s going to be HOT! July 20-21, Atco, NJ

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="15517"] [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="29949"] It's going to be HOT! Waterfest 25 at Atco Dragway. Atco, NJ July 20-21 [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="19972"] [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="30942"] Waterfest - it's either very hot or a torrential storm. This year? A scorcher. Dress appropriately! If the heat gets too much for you, we'll have some shade in our tent so be su...

Saintéloc Racing Celebrates First Victory This Season With The Audi R8 LMS

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="30918"] source: Audi Sport French customer racing team wins Blancpain GT World Challenge Europe round Jamie Green to complete lineup for Spa 24 Hours Further successes for Audi R8 LMS GT4 and Audi RS 3 LMS Audi Sport customer racing has every reason to celebrate in the middle of July: The Audi R8 LMS GT3 drove to an important victory in Europe and is also the car that the leaders of the standings in Australia rely on. On the same continent, ...

DTM Instead of MotoGP: Audi Drivers Excited About Assen

source: Audi Sport Dutch motorcycle race track to host a DTM race for the first time Track layout of TT Circuit Assen promises spectacular racing DTM leader René Rast to contest his 50th DTM race Following the season’s highlight at the Norisring that was extremely successful for Audi, DTM fans can look forward to their next treat: on July 20/21, the popular touring car racing series will visit the famous TT Circuit Assen in the Netherlands. “Assen is mainly known as a motorcycle...

Electrify America Petitions For First-Ever Emoji In Support of Electric Vehicles

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="30897"] source: Electrify America Ahead of World Emoji Day, electric vehicle charging company submits formal proposal to the Unicode Consortium to introduce an emoji representing the future of transportation As modern-day communication evolves, emojis continue to grow in popularity, with 230 new characters being added to major platforms in 2019. As such, it’s important that they be representative of today’s world, which increasingly ...

Munich’s Christopher Street Day: Audi Joins The Celebration For The First Time

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="30892"] source: Audi AG Audi is showing its commitment to diversity: For the first time, employees of the car manufacturer will take part in Munich’s Christopher Street Day on Saturday, July 13. The theme for 2019 is “50 years after Stonewall – celebrate diversity! Fight for equality!” and commemorates the launch of the queer movement. “As the Audi queer community, we want to set an example together and make it visible. It...

Audi to go on Summer Tour with FC Bayern

[gallery columns="1" size="full" link="none" ids="30882"] source: Audi AG German record champions to travel through the United States during pre-season preparations Matches against Arsenal London, Real Madrid and AC Milan United States is an important growth market of the Audi brand The fourth Audi Summer Tour will take FC Bayern München back to the United States: During its trip to Los Angeles, Houston and Kansas City, the 2019 German League and Cup title winning team ...

High-Performance. Full of Character. Individual. Audi Sport Is Celebrating 25 years of the Audi RS Models

source: Audi AG Since their launch back in 1994, 25 RS models have been added to the product range Six product innovations, of which two are completely new models, in 2019 alone Basic philosophy: performance, prestige and exclusiveness with full everyday practicality Anniversary exhibition of RS rarities in the Audi Forum at Neckarsulm 25 years ago, the first Audi RS model was launched on the market in the form of the Audi RS 2 Avant, marking the beginning of a success story. With their pr...

Runner-Up Title and Victory in the Finale for Audi in Formula E

  [gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="30837"] source: Audi Sport Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler second in the teams’ championship Lucas di Grassi third in the drivers’ championship with the Audi e-tron FE05 Robin Frijns wins final race for customer team Envision Virgin Racing Audi made the Formula E decider gripping until the last lap. At the New York finale, the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team claimed the runners-up honors in the electric racing series. Audi driv...

Formula E Thriller: Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler and Lucas di Grassi Maintain Title Chances

  [gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="30824"] source: Audi Sport Championship decision goes down to the wire at the last race The first race in New York packed with suspense and drama After the first race of the Formula E double-header finale in New York (USA), Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler is right in the fight to win both titles. Audi driver Lucas di Grassi is one of four drivers who could clinch the title in the last race on Sunday (start at 4pm local t...

Spectacular Winter Driving School in the Austrian Alps- Seefeld, Austria January 12-16, 2020

    [gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="30687"] AUDI CLUB MEMBER-ONLY WINTER DRIVING ADVENTURE Spectacular Winter Driving School in the Austrian Alps SEEFELD, AUSTRIA JANUARY 12-16, 2020 Reserve Now! Places sell out every year! [gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="30685"] Drive a New Audi on Ice – Training by Audi AG Professionals Last January, on the specially prepared ice training course, we trained in the amazing Audi RS 5 Coupe. Past i...

Event Gallery: Cult Classic 14

[gallery columns="1" size="full" ids="30807"] words/photos: Bill We came to the realization that we sit on photos from events that will be written in quattro magazine and by the time the issue comes out, the photos are months old. So we decided that we are going to post event galleries soon after the event and then follow it up with the story. The article for Cult Classic 14 presented by Nothing Leaves Stock will be in the Q4_2019 issue of quattro magazine but here are the photos from t...

ABT Boosts Audi RS 3 to 470 HP

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="30271"] source: ABT Sportsline Just 20 years ago, the S3 made its debut as the most powerful compact Audi boasting 210 hp (154 kW). Coming in one level above this, the RS3 was introduced eight years ago. The current generation with Otto particulate filters delivers an enormous 400 hp (294 kW), almost twice as much power but the ‘driving pleasureometer’ has still to reach its peak. ABT Sportsline presents the ABT Power S performance ...

Feel Good Story of the Day: Little Patients Can Now Drive Audi R8s To Surgery

  [gallery columns="1" link="file" size="full" ids="30213"] words: Bill, photos: ABC 7 News WJLA, New German Performance Having surgery as an adult is scary...now imagine being a small child in the same situation. I broke my arm when I was about 5 and vaguely remember feeling petrified while laying on the gurney. Inova Children's Hospital in Fall's Church, VA understood this so they borrowed an idea that is starting to spread across the country. [gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids=...

Audi Increases Deliveries in June To Around 166,700 Premium Automobiles

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="18822"] source: Audi AG Largest single market China up 22.2 percent Around 906,200 cars delivered since January, down 4.5 percent Martin Sander, Vice President Sales Europe: “Expect to see further boost in deliveries in the second half of the year due to our model initiative” Audi delivered around 166,700 premium automobiles worldwide in June, 1.7 percent more than in the same period last year. In particular, the largest single market ...

Daniel Abt to Continue Racing for Audi in Formula E

[gallery size="full" columns="1" link="file" ids="26360"] source: Audi Sport Most successful German Formula E driver to stay with Audi Audi confirms Lucas di Grassi’s teammate for the sixth season Formula E finale this weekend (July 13/14) in New York City Before the finale of the current season, Audi sets the course for its future in Formula E: Daniel Abt will continue competing in the fully electric racing series together with Lucas di Grassi for the Audi Sport ABT S...

Unitronic Audi Sweeps Weekend Racing at Home

source: Out There Brands JDC-Miller Motorsport drivers Taylor and Casey recover from going one lap down to take a last gasp victory at home for title partner Unitronic and Out There Brands. Taylor qualified the Unitronic No.17 Audi RS 3 LMS on pole with a lap time of 1.23.975. Five tenths of a second clear of the next TCR competitor, and an astonishing seventh overall out of a field of 38 cars. The race started out just as planned with Taylor stretching out a multi second lead and maintaini...

Autoweek: 2019 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb In The Rain: Reality Bites

source: Autoweek  Watch Robb Holland deal with rain during his run in a Bluewater Performance-modified Audi S3 The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is an anomaly. The one and only time you get a full run is on race day. During practice sessions, little chunks of the route are cut off to safely split the course into sectors. And on race day, it’s one and done. In 2019, the first motorcycle to compete made it up the mountain around 8 in the morning and stayed until late in the aft...

Audi RS 5 Sportback Facelift Spied

Today, spy photographers have caught site of the first facelift RS 5 Sportback test mule seen thus far. This'll be the mid-lifecycle improvement of the current B9-generation RS 5, so known in enthusiast circles as the "B9.5". Many of the expected changes that will come with the B9/5 freshening have already been seen in the recently introduced B9/5 A4/S4 range. These include significant improvements in the in-car experience including touch screen MMI and more. Unlike the A4/S4, updat...

APR C7 / C7.5 RS6 / RS7 4.0 TFSI Catback Exhaust System

source: APR The APR Catback Exhaust System personalizes your sound and performance. Beautifully hand-crafted T304-stainless-steel components adorn the system with stunning TIG-welding throughout. Our straight-through brushed-finished mufflers smooth the exhaust note to a deep growl, without adding restrictions. Strong high-quality bracketry and OEM-style clamps hold the system steadily in place, making the install or removal a snap, and fitment simple, yet precise. Cast 2.75” to dual 2.5” r...