Kristoffersson Wins World RX Title After Thrilling Finale in Germany

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66550"] source: Red Bull Swede becomes a four-time champion after edging out Timmy Hansen Johann Kristofferson was crowned the FIA World Rallycross champion in dramatic fashion following a thrilling doubleheader at the legendary Nürburgring in Germany. Here is all you need to know: - On Saturday, Kristoffersson had kept up the defence of his title with a well-deserved victory, the third of his 2021 campaign. - The Swedish driver had ente...

Find of the Day? 2007 Audi Q7 Stretch Limousine

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66538"] words: Bill, photos: afaofnc via eBay We tend to feature vehicles that are exotic, unusual, desirable, or rare on our Find of the Day picks...this may hit one or two of those.  Here is a Find of the Day where you can take 14 of  your friends on a road trip or take your teenager on his/her prom date in style. Here's the ad: [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66532"] Mega Stretch 180" exotic Audi Limousine Custom ...

Second Place in World Cup Completes Strong Debut Season of Audi RS 3 LMS

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66498"] source: Audi AG Trophy title for Gilles Magnus in WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup, overall runner-up finish for Frédéric Vervisch Three wins, twelve podiums, first place on the grid four times, six fastest laps New Audi RS 3 LMS seamlessly continues its predecessor’s string of successes Audi Sport customer racing looks back on a convincing debut year for the Audi RS 3 LMS gen II. At the FIA WTCR finale at Sochi, the second gen...

Kristoffersson Takes Title Fight Down to the Wire as He Rules the Roost at the ‘Ring

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66485"] source: FIA World Rallycross Johan Kristoffersson kept the defence of his FIA World Rallycross Championship crown well and truly alive at the Nürburgring today, racing to his third victory of the 2021 campaign as championship leader Timmy Hansen was disqualified from the final Johan Kristoffersson kept the defence of his FIA World Rallycross Championship crown well and truly alive at the Nürburgring today, racing to his...

Video of the Day: Audi RS Q8 vs Dacia Duster

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66413"] words: Bill, video: carwow Ok...this is one of the oddest comparisons we've featured on our Video of the Day series. Mat Watson from carwow pits a $143,000 Audi RS Q8 against a $25,000 Dacia Duster. Strange comparison but is it really? The Dacia had the advantage of, well, being cheap so the presenters were not afraid of damages costing too much if they wrecked it but were timid when it came to the RS Q8. The RS Q8 was also on street tir...

More than 5,000 New Fast Charging Points by 2025: Massive Expansion by IONITY Strengthens Audi’s Charging Offering

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66477"] source: Audi AG IONITY investing 700 million euros in its own high-power charging network Number of fast-charging points growing from 1,500 to around 7,000 across Europe Up to 350 kW of power for future-proof charging “Plug & Charge” functionality for Audi e-tron models makes charging even more convenient A well-developed charging infrastructure forms the very backbone of electrified mobility. That is why IONITY is ...

Find of the Day: 2007 Audi R10 TDI LMP1 Chassis No. 201

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66446"] words: Bill, photos: Art and Revs The Audi R8 LMP1 was a tough race car to follow but the Audi R10 TDI LPM1 was the car to do it. The 5.5L V12 TDI diesel  race car entered 48 races, winning 36 of them, earning pole position 12 times, and held the fastest lap 13 times. Its legacy can't be argued with. It was immortalized in the documentary Truth in 24 where it battled the formidable Peugeot 908 HDi FAP. It was driven by such...

KW Height Adjustable Springs for Latest Audi S6 Developed

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66428"] source: KW Suspensions The freedom to lower the vehicle height with the stock shocks A popular alternative to conventional lowering spring sets are the height adjustable KW springs. These springs are now also available for the current Audi S6 Avant and the Audi S6 Sedan (C8, Type F2). In conjunction with the adaptive Audi S sports suspension with damper control (standard equipment), KW height adjustable springs can be used on the fron...

Find of the Day: 2008 Audi RS 4 Avant Clone (The RS Faux)

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66401"] words: Bill, photos: Nishant Pillai If you build it, they will come. This particular RS 4 Avant build has graced the pages of quattro Magazine and people's dreams for awhile now and guess what? It's for sale. When Daniel Gray bought it, it was a 'regular' B7 S4 Avant but he wanted more. Instead of rehashing what he did, you can read about it HERE. Dan is no stranger to awesome Avant builds; he also built this one. He had his fun with th...

Spy Photos: Audi A6 Facelift

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66339"] With the refreshed Audi A8 out of the box and official, it's now time to turn our eyes on the upcoming facelift for the Audi A6. A prototype was spotted for the first time close to the Ingolstadt factory and one of our photographers was luckily there. While the A8 got some new designed head lights , it looks like the A6 will only get new graphics but the same shape. Newly shaped are the bumpers , with its new designed air intakes, an...

Porsche Macan EV Spied

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66317"] Electric Porsche Macan spied again! We have a new batch of photos showing the upcoming electric new Porsche Macan. A test group with three prototypes showed up in front of our cameras which resulted in this mega gallery. This time we got a chance to see the retractable rear spoiler in action as we can see on two of the prototypes compared to the one not having it activated. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66316"] The new...

Victorious Finale for Audi Customers at Sebring

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66327"] source: Audi AG Overall victory for Rutronik Racing by TECE and class win for AC Motorsport Runner-up titles for both Audi customer teams in 24H Series Start of deliveries for Audi RS 3 LMS gen II At the season finale of the 24H Series, two teams from Audi Sport customer racing had reason to celebrate. In addition to the overall victory of the Audi R8 LMS at Sebring, the brand also recorded a class win in the TCR classification as we...

Find of the Day: Two 1995.5 Audi S6 Avants Package Deal

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66250"] words: Bill, photos: Kevin Andrews There has always been fans for what we lovingly call the longroof and the Audi faction is no different. Audi Avants throughout the years have always had a small but very vocal fanbase and I'm sure they will get loud over this. Our last Find of the Day was a C5 S6 Avant converted into a manual RS 6 Avant. That got the attention of our readers and so should this. What you see here are two C4 S6 Avants be...

Audi’s Premium Rental Car Service – Silvercar by Audi – Named No. 1 Car Rental Company by the Condé Nast Traveler 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66272"] source: Audi of America Silvercar by Audi named top car rental company out of companies nominated worldwide Businesses rated on combination of service, vehicle selection, vehicle availability, rental locations, and overall satisfaction Silvercar by Audi premium rental car service available across 30 U.S. locations Silvercar by Audi, Audi’s premium rental car service, has earned the no. 1 rating from the Condé Nast Trav...

Title Chase in South Africa: Audi Ready to Pounce

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66263"] source: Audi AG Sixth and seventh Intercontinental GT Challenge title possible Five Audi R8 LMS on the grid at the Kyalami 9 Hour Safari design for the three GT3 sports cars from Audi Sport customer racing Audi Sport customer racing travels to the finale of the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC) with the best chances. In the only worldwide race series for GT3 sports cars, Audi leads the manufacturers standings with a 36-point advan...

ABT Sportsline: RS6-S and RSQ8-S – Aero Packages with Plenty of Carbon Fiber Parts and 690 HP

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66207"] source: ABT Sportsline North America ABT Sportsline regularly presents exciting, completely modified vehicles. In 2021, both the RSQ8-R and the "Johann Abt Signature Edition" based on the Audi RS 6, which was presented for the company's 125th anniversary, were sold out in no time at all. However, ABT fans will not have to wait too long for an exciting replacement because in mid-January 2022, the world’s largest automotive aftermarket ...

Audi e-tron Named 2022 Vincentric Best Certified Pre-Owned Value in America Award Winner

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66200"] source: Audi of America Audi e-tron announced as winner in the Luxury EV/PHEV segment for 9th annual Vincentric Best Certified Pre-Owned Value in America Awards Audi A3 also recognized as having the lowest total cost of ownership in its class as part of Vincentric awards process For the 5th time in a row, an Audi of America vehicle has been honored with a Vincentric Best Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Value in America award. Th...

Find of the Day: 2002 Audi S6 Avant Manual AND RS 6 Engine Swap

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66137"] words: Bill, photos: ninertriplezero via Cars & Bids This year, we finally got the C8 RS 6 Avant here in the States. For way too long, we've been longingly looking across the pond while everyone else got to romp around in the super Avant. However, one person took matters into his own hands. What you see here is a C5 S6 Avant that has been transformed into an RS 6 Avant and with a manual transmission. Be still my beating heart. Here's ...

Hoonigan Club Day – VW / Audi TreffPunkt Compton

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65995"] words/photos: Denis Podmarkov It’s no secret that Audi and Hoonigan have formed a great friendship over these past couple of months. It’s also no secret that Brian Scotto is a huge Audi nerd who will school you on random and interesting Audi facts. We’ve seen the video where Brian and Ken Block take a trip to Germany and visit the home base for Audi. For those that went to SEMA, you saw the Sport Quattro replica and the Coupe quattr...

Lamborghini Jalpa Turns 40

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66058"] source: Automobili Lamborghini The last grand touring sedan with V8 engine This year, Lamborghini celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Jalpa, presented for the first time at the Geneva Motor Show in March 1981. In keeping with Lamborghini tradition, the Jalpa takes its name from a breed of fighting bulls, the Jalpa Kandachia, and is the Sant’Agata Bolognese carmaker’s last evolution of the grand touring sedan concept with 8-cylind...