The Enigma: The Ultimate RS Models – The Automotive Version of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50169"] by: James McRory for Audi Australia, photos: Mark Bramley Thundering twin-turbo soundtrack, extraordinary balance and handling – and you can take the whole family along for the ride – the RS 6 Avant and RS 7 Sportback just keep getting better. They’re big and incredibly luxurious. They each sport absolute state-of-the-art automotive technology and they each deliver supercar performance and handling. In many ways both the&n...

Choice Gear: RS Grill Masks

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50146"] words: Bill, photo: Audi Club North America These days, wearing masks is the norm so why not wear a grill on your grill? Audi Club's TeePublic store has some new designs including these: the RS 5 grill, R8 grill, and RS 6 Avant grill. As usual with TeePublic, you can get this design on a t-shirt, phone cover, mug, etc. When TeePublic offered masks several months ago, they were pleated. These new masks are not. They measure 7" wide and 4...

Audi “quattro”: Fourth Victory for the R8 LMS in Just Two Weeks

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50124"] source: Audi Sport Audi wins season starts in ADAC GT Masters and Italian sprint racing Trophies for the Audi R8 LMS GT4 in America, Germany and France Audi RS 3 LMS wins both rounds of TCR Italy at Misano Within just 14 days, Audi Sport customers celebrated four major victories in Europe’s most important GT3 racing series. After having won the season opener in Italian endurance racing two weeks ago and the GT World Challenge Europ...

Find of the Day: 1 of 150 Audi RS 6 Avant Nogaro Edition

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50103"] words: Bill, photos: Motorhome MKK Greeting from the season finale winner of Find of the Day: Throwdown Edition! Sorry about gloating; I've never won an episode before and well...it felt great crushing the completion with this baby. As I was looking for an entry into the show, I ran across this 1 of 150 Audi ABT RS 6 Nogaro Edition. I was so enamored by the car that I didn't pay attention to the vehicles in the background...all motorhomes...

Audi Dominates DTM Season Opener at Spa

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50090"] source: Audi Sport Audi RS 5 DTM sweeps top five positions also on Sunday René Rast wins duel with Saturday’s winner Nico Müller Audi RS 5 DTM breaks 300 km/h barrier The Audi RS 5 DTM is the car to beat also in the 2020 DTM. At the season opener at Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium), Audi swept the top five positions in the second race on Sunday as it had done the day before. Defending champion René Rast narrowly won a thrilling duel ...

Dream Start for Audi in the DTM: First to Fifth Place

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50058"] source: Audi Sport Nico Müller wins Saturday’s race at Spa by almost 20 seconds Drivers from all three Audi factory teams on the podium Head of Motorsport Dieter Gass: “Fantastic result for Audi” With positions one to five in the first race at Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium), title defender Audi had a dream start into the new DTM season. Outstanding driver in Saturday’s 1-2-3-4-5 success was the Swiss Nico Müller from Audi Spor...

Audi Group in First Half of 2020: Effects of Corona Pandemic Still Very Significant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50040"] source: Audi AG Deliveries to customers: stabilization in the markets Continuing along the electrification course: Audi e-tron is world market leader for all-electric vehicles from German premium manufacturers Audi Group: €20,476 million revenue, €643 million operating loss before special items, operating return on sales before special items of minus 3.1 percent Net cash flow of €1,953 million mainly due to sales...

Audi Club North America Wants You…To Run For The National Board of Directors

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="42679"] Audi Club North America Wants You... To Run For The National Board of Directors [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50012"] This year, three positions are open for election to the Audi Club North America National Board of Directors. To run for one of these positions, the candidate must be an Audi Club North America member in good standing for at least two years and submit a written (Microsoft Word document) nomination of a...

New ABT Exhaust System and Sports Suspension for the Audi RS 6 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50018"] source: ABT Sportsline The right soundtrack can make film and stage scenes twice as exciting. This also applies to the RS 6, which already races out of the factory with a sensational 600 hp (441 kW) and 800 Nm. To stir the emotions even further, the new ABT exhaust system is available upon request. Its four parallel pipes and two electrically adjustable exhaust flaps conjure up an acoustic fireworks display with an impressive range of so...

Find of the Day: 1 of 8 2015 Audi R8 V10 Le Mans

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50005"] words: Bill, photos: GTA Motorcars Soooo yesterday I was ranting that my B5 RS 4 Avant should have won last week's Find of the Day episode but I totally forgot about this selection: a 1 of 8 2015 Audi R8 V10 Le Mans edition in Sepang Blue. George's choice won its round and the overall award...sorry Jacob. The ad for it is very bare bones but luckily we had our resident Audi Nerd, George, to fill in the blanks. It shows up at the 43 minute...

Find of the Day: 2001 Nogaro Blue Audi RS 4 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="49950"] words: Bill, photos: Classic Cars South Westphalia As I was searching for an Audi for last week's Find of the Day: Throwdown Edition, I found this B5 RS 4 Avant in Nogaro Blue. Since we had a Canadian Audi Club member as a guest, we went with the Canadian 15 year import rule (the U.S. has a twenty five year rule). It totally should have won its category if not the whole show but I'm not salty...much. Now some may know this about me but th...

Lighting Technology Pioneer Audi Fields Next-Generation OLED Technology

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="49963"] source: Audi AG Digital OLEDs debut in Audi Q5 New taillight designs due to extended segmentation Benefits: greater homogeneity, efficiency, compactness, safety and personalization In June 2020, the next generation of a lighting technology premiered in the Audi Q5: digital OLED technology. With organic light-emitting diodes (so-called OLEDs), Audi was a pioneer as far back as in 2016. Now digitalization is ringing in a new age. This tec...

Audi Uses Drones to Locate Vehicles at Neckarsulm Site

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="49941"] source: Audi AG Drone flies over parked vehicles autonomously Exact vehicle locating with drone, GPS, and RFID technology Project manager Steffen Conrad: “The fast locating of the vehicles creates even higher process quality and is a further stepping stone on the path to digital production.” Audi is using a specially developed drone system to locate vehicles that are ready for dispatch at the Neckarsulm site. ...

quattro Magazine Q2_2020: Five Instagrammers Audi Enthusiasts Need to Follow

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="49909"] words: Denis Podmarkov Editor’s note: This article originally ran in the Q2_2020 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, join Audi Club here. Audi Club Eastern Pennsylvania, @audiclubeasternpa www.instagram.com/audiclubeasternpa/ A little slice of home - check out Audi Club Eastern PA for all the latest events and shows going on in the area. Eastern Pennsylvania is pretty saturated with the four r...

Video of the Day: Urban Playground: A Girl and Her RS 3

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="49903"] words: Bill, video: Imola Media Sometimes, a night drive is all you need to clear your head. Rachel understands this...she takes her RS 3 through the deserted streets of L.A.in this video by Imola Media. Imola Media is the brainchild of two Audi Club members, Denis Podmarkov and Colin McCarty. Denis is a regular contributor of quattro magazine (he's had many cover shots) and Colin has covered events such as Audi Club Nationals, th...

Audi Ready for Formula E Six-Pack in Berlin

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="49892"] source: Audi Sport Showdown at Tempelhof: six races in nine days to end the season Debut for DTM star René Rast in the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team Record man Lucas di Grassi: “the championship is the goal” Nine days, six races, three track layouts, a new driver in the team: the restart of the Formula E season is full of challenges for Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler. The German squad has big aims for its six-pack home round in the ...

Audi RS 5 DTM “seems to be made” for Spa

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="49876"] source: Audi Sport DTM season opener at the famous race track in the Ardennes Audi drivers with many good Spa memories DTM-winning car left strong impression during testing Next weekend (August 1–2), the most compact DTM season of all time, all within just 100 days, will kick off on a very special race track: For the first time, the Audi RS 5 DTM will compete at Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium. Sections of the circuit with resou...

Strong Start to European Endurance Season for Audi R8 LMS

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="49848"] source: Audi Sport Audi wins GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup season opener Clubsport successes for Audi R8 LMS in Germany and Eastern Europe Victories for the Audi RS 3 LMS in Germany, Japan and Canada Audi Sport made a strong showing with its customers in Europe, Japan and Canada. The opening victory of the Belgian Audi Club Team WRT in the most fiercely contested endurance racing series in Europe was the highlight of the fo...

Spied: Audi RS 3 Sedan

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="49828"] words: Bill, photos: Audi Club North America We've shown the upcoming RS 3 Sportback several times and the sedan once but while the Sportback has gradually shed its camouflage, the sedan is still heavily covered as seen here. The sedan is not as production ready as the Sportback but rest assure, we expect more photos from our photographers of the sedan as it does its camouflage strip tease. Enjoy. Audi RS 3 Sportback Test Mule Spied Spy P...

Video of the Day: Audi R8 V10 plus vs ABT TT RS-R

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="49821"] words: Bill, photos: CarWow Mat Watson has a great job...we've featured him and CarWow many times as our Video of the Day because why not? He reviews some great (and not so great cars) and he gets to drag some. In this case, he puts a baby R8 against an actual R8 but don't feel sorry for him; his TT RS is ABT tuned. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="49820"] Both Audi has 610hp but the TT RS is lighter and has 575ft-lb comp...