Audi Club Sweepstakes Winner Will Be Announced Tomorrow 12pm CST

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="7628"] After months of work and excitement, the Audi Club Sweepstakes came to an end last Friday. Tomorrow at 12pm CST, we will be announcing the winner! Watch live on Facebook and if you should get a call around noon CST tomorrow, answer your phone for crying out loud! Which will you choose? RS 5 Coupé, RS 5 Sportback, or e-tron? If I was eligible to win, I'd go for the Sportback but that's just me. Good luck to everyone and thank you for parti...

Find of the Day: 2018 Audi R8 V10 Rear Wheel Series

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44032"] words: Bill, photos: Audi Marietta Audi Sport built 999 of the R8 V10 RWS with only 320 of them sold in the States. And what makes this series of R8s so special? Well, it's rear wheel drive...the 1st ever rear driven series production Audi model (the Audi R8 LMS GT3 was the 1st RWD from Audi). So yes, this is a special car. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44015"] This R8 V10 RWS has only 1,570 miles on it, hardly enough ...

2020 Audi SQ7 Balances the Performance of a 500-Horsepower V8 Engine With Premium Seven-Passenger Practicality

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="41629"] source: Audi of America For the first time in the U.S., the new SQ7 features a 4.0 TFSI® V8 engine, generating 500 horsepower and 568 lb-ft of torque Standard All-wheel steering and available Active roll stabilization and quattro sport differential enhance the capabilities of the standard quattro® all-wheel drive The SQ8 comes with standard seven-passenger seating and front S sport seats with Valcona leather and diamond stitching The ...

From Bottle to Fabric: Seat Upholstery Made of PET

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="43996"] source: Audi AG New Audi A3 with sustainable interior concept Up to 45 PET bottles with a capacity of 1.5 liters used per seating system Many additional components made from secondary raw materials The fashion industry produces jewelry, clothes and bags from PET bottles. In addition, more and more furniture is being made from waste material such as paper shreds, plastic bottles and wood chippings. Audi is now offe...

Audi Starts With Formula E in Africa

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="43987"] source: Audi Sport Fifth race of the electric series on Saturday in Marrakesh Daniel Abt fit again after his accident in Mexico Kelvin van der Linde and Mattia Drudi compete in rookie test After appearances in the Middle East as well as South and North America, Formula E is now heading to Africa: On Saturday (February 29) Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler will start with its two drivers Daniel Abt and Lucas di Grassi at the fifth round of th...
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Meet the New Audi Club Executive Committee and the Board of Directors

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="15517"] Meet the new Audi Club Executive Committee and the Board of Directors The Audi Club North America Board of Directors held their first meeting of 2020 to elect new club officers. Leading Audi Club for 2020 is new President, Troy Sicotte, Golden Gate Chapter. Ryan Compton, Potomac Chesapeake Chapter, was selected for Vice President. Serving in the Treasurer role is Roger Labas, Carolinas Chapter. Talia Spain, Georgia Chapter, was reelected...

Re-Find of the Day: 1986 Audi Sport quattro will be at Gooding & Company on Amelia Island

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="43962"] words: Bill, photos: Mike Maez, courtesy of Gooding & Company If you've never been to the Amelia Island Concours Week (March 5-8, 2020), I highly suggest you make some time to travel to the barrier island on Florida's Atlantic coast. Reasonably warm weather (especially to us in the Northeast), beautiful cars, beautiful scenery, beautiful cars... If this Sport quattro looks familiar, your eyes aren't deceiving you. We've featured it be...

Two Youngsters Test for Audi in Formula E

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="43943"] source: Audi Sport Kelvin van der Linde and Mattia Drudi at rookie test in Marrakesh Important tasks at the season’s only test Drudi and van der Linde thrilled about the “completely new challenge” Kelvin van der Linde and Mattia Drudi will start for Audi at the Formula E rookie test in Marrakesh. A day after the fifth round of the series on February 29, the two youngsters from South Africa and Italy get one day to gain experien...

Last 24+ Hours…Last Chance for the Audi Club Sweepstakes

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="43934"] Who will win and what will you choose if you do? In the past we've given away two RS 3, S5 Sportback, S3...now? You have the chance to win your choice of either an RS 5 (Coupé or Sportback) or the new e-tron. But you had better hurry...the sweepstake ends TOMORROW February 21st. There's still time to purchase your entries. Will you be smiling like the LEGO figurines above? Purchase your entries HERE [gallery link="file" ...

New Cars for the Audi Nines Athletes

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="43917"] source: Audi AG Audi supports two mountain bikers and a snowboarder Sporty Audi models for German athletes Audi Nines presented by Falken mid-April at Sölden (Austria) The Audi Nines presented by Falken and the Audi Nines MTB showcase the greatest talents on snowboards, skis and mountain bikes every year. With Erik Fedko, Lukas Knopf and Leilani Ettel, three of the elite athletes of the event series are now official Audi brand ambas...

5G in Production: Audi and Ericsson Take the Next Step Together

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="43906"] source: Audi AG Audi and Ericsson present a further pilot project for 5G in production One of the first wireless automation application with a focus on personal safety Low end-to-end latency enables humans and machines to work together safely Audi is taking the next step towards the production of the 5G: Together with the Swedish network provider Ericsson, Audi is presenting a new pilot project in human-robot interaction. One of the ...

The New Audi RS Q3 and the New Audi RS Q3 Sportback

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="43758"] source: Audi AG Photo Gallery of the RS Q3 Sportback      Photo Gallery of the RS Q3 Curtain up for the new RS Q3 (combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 8.9–8.8 (26.4–26.7 mpg); combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 203–202 (326.7–325.1 g/mi)) and RS Q3 Sportback (combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 8.9–8.8 (26.4–26.7 mpg); combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 204–202 (328.3–325.1 g/mi)): Both models combine a drive concept...

Find of the Day: 2001 Audi RS 4 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="43568"] words: Bill, photos: Josh Decker Find of the Day? Maybe Find of the Year as in you will have to wait until 2026 to import one from Europe (if you live in the States; Canadians have been able to import these since 2016). There are a few B5 RS 4 Avants in the States but none are for sale now and arguably, none in this condition. Also, I happen to know the owner and you may too. Josh Decker founded  QuattroWorld, Achtuning, and is now the...

Audi Club R8 Spyder Dolce Vita European Tour

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="43589"] Enjoy an exciting Italian journey in the Audi R8 Spyder V10 performance quattro! Two Exclusive Audi Club North America R8 Tours – June 3-7 & October 7-11 Audi Club is pleased to offer two Audi R8 Dolce Vita tours in 2020. Sign up now! This tour sells out fast. Experience sinuous mountain passes, stunning landscapes and famous wine routes in sporty fashion and flawless style. Marvel at how the unmistakable design and supr...

The Audi RS 4 Avant Bronze Edition

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="43508"] words: Bill, press & photos: Audi UK Why do I keep torturing our North American fans with news of unobtainable Audi models? Maybe because at one point, I thought the US would never see a new RS 6 Avant yet here we are... Audi UK has just revealed the RS 4 Avant Bronze Edition. This £82,395 ($107,145.22 USD) super Avant is painted in Vesuvius Grey with black details and of course, bronze wheels. The sliver lining? The UK will only ...

quattro Magazine q1_2020: Rear Spoiler Column: Turbo Whine

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="37951"] words: Aaron Plante, photos: Denis Podmarkov, Colin McCarty, Audi AG Rear Spoiler: Turbo Whine…I’m not talking forced induction Stop Whining. This is a request to us, the North American Audi enthusiast. Over the last decade we’ve complained about manual transmissions, a wagon-less west, lack of RS models, and the ubiquitous “North America doesn’t get the cool stuff.” Most recently, we’ve replaced that discontent w...

Turbulent Day for Audi in Formula E in Mexico

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="43495"] source: Audi Sport Daniel Abt back in the cockpit just hours after a massive accident Lucas di Grassi moves up from 15th place on the grid to 6th Customer team Envision Virgin Racing without points after strong qualifying After three consecutive victories, Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler had to settle for 6th place for Lucas di Grassi in the 2020 Formula E race in Mexico City. Teammate Daniel Abt was able to start the race after a massive ...

Virtual Training and Intelligent Algorithms: Audi Is Counting on “Smart Logistics”

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="43450"] source: Audi AG Digital technologies are increasingly simplifying international logistics Experts with extensive IT skills are in high demand Shelves that label themselves, cooperation in virtual spaces, and high-performance computers that make autonomous decisions: In the Supply Chain department at Audi, this is no longer a future vision - as is demonstrated by selected examples at different production sites. The company teste...