Red Bull Team ABT to Fight for Victory on the Nordschleife in Lamborghini

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="102018"] The preparations are finished, the race week has started, now it’s time to get serious: On Saturday and Sunday (1/2 June) Kelvin van der Linde, Jordan Pepper and Marco Mapelli will face one of the biggest challenges in international motorsport. As Red Bull Team ABT they want to fight for overall victory in the legendary 24-hour race on the Nürburgring’s Nordschleife in the ABT Lamborghini Huracán GT3 EVO2. [source: ...

New Audi S3 on Winding Mountain Passes in the Dolomites

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="102029"] [source: Audi AG] The new Audi S312 is more powerful and agile than ever before. Its increased four-cylinder turbo engine with 333 hp and 420 Nm, combined with the torque splitter, the sportier front axle and the improved steering, ensures an emotional driving experience. [gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="102046"] The outstanding handling characteristics are optimally transferred to the road by a 235/35 R19 s...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 05.30.2024

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="102076"] Words: Steve Johnson Hello again Audi aficionados!  Thank you for clicking on another edition of Auction Watch where we’ve done the internet searching for you.  We’ve checked multiple car auction sites looking for Audi models worthy of your bids.  Each Thursday we post those listings calling out a car’s highlights, and include a few pictures and a link to the listing.  Our goal is to help you find the Audi that you’re l...

ABT Sportsline Conquers the Top of the DTM Standings

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="102014"] ABT Sportsline took the top spot in the DTM standings with a strong performance at the Lausitzring – in both classifications. Kelvin van der Linde took the lead in the drivers’ standings with a victory and a second place. Ricardo Feller is only ten points behind his team-mate in third place in the standings. ABT Sportsline has a 22-point lead in the team standings after four races. [source: ABT Sportsline] For ABT Sportsline...

Audi customer racing Update 05.28.24

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="102009"] Three podium finishes for Audi R8 LMS GT3 in the DTM Class success for Audi in International GT Open Trophies for the Audi R8 LMS GT4 in Spain and Portugal Thanks to the first win of the season at the Lausitzring, Kelvin van der Linde, ABT Sportsline and Audi are at the top of the three DTM standings. Three different teams contributed six podium finishes to the weekend result with the Audi R8 LMS GT4. [gallery link="file...

Audi exclusive RS 4 Avant Bicolor Design Package

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="102024"] You know the saying, the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence. In the case of the car you see here, the seats are too thanks to Audi exclusive and the Bicolor Design Package available on the European market. [gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="102025"] Audi Deutschland recently shared these images of an Audi exclusive take on the European-market RS 4 Avant, complete with the aforementioned Bicolor...

Porsche Development Boss Frank-Steffen Walliser to Become New CEO at Bentley

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="102005"] Walliser will succeed Adrian Hallmark, who left the British luxury brand in March. Audi CEO Gernot Döllner: “With his distinct technological expertise and experience in the luxury segment, Walliser will successfully lead Bentley into the electrified future.” [source: Bentley] “In Frank-Steffen Walliser, Bentley is getting an experienced engineer with distinct product and technology expertise and entrepreneurial exper...

Next Audi Q7 Spied Again

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="101975"] Test mules of the next-generation Audi Q7 have been spied again, and while it's always interesting to look at test mule spy photography, that's not exactly newsworthy. What is though is the detail about the relocated door handles we believe we can see in these photos. [gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="101983"] Look closely at the camouflaged test mule and you can see black horizontal spots in the places where the...

Audi customer racing Teams Celebrate Touring Car Successes on Two Continents

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="101969"] Audi RS 3 LMS with victories in Belgium, Italy and Canada Class successes for the Audi R8 LMS GT3 Podium results of the GT2 and GT4 versions of the Audi R8 LMS A total of 13 podium finishes were achieved by the Audi RS 3 LMS last weekend. The Audi R8 LMS GT sports car also contributed numerous trophies to Audi Sport customer racing’s tally on the Whitsun weekend. [gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="10...

In Detail: Audi RS 4 Avant edition 25 years

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="101899"] High performance in everyday use and on the racetrack A tribute to the RS4* Sport: Anniversary edition with exclusive design Greater power output: V6 biturbo with 346 kW (470 PS) for the Audi RS 4 Avant edition 25 years1 and the Audi RS 5 Sportback performance edition2 Limited edition: Only 250 units per model available in Europe [source: Audi AG] To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the RS 4, Audi is launching a s...

Start of Production of the Audi Q8 e-tron edition Dakar at Audi Brussels

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="101874"] In honor of the Dakar Rally victory with the Audi RS Q e-tron, the start of production of the Audi Q8 e-tronedition Dakar1 takes place today The Audi Q8 e-tron edition Dakar1 is the first electric Audi with improved off-road driving characteristics from the Audi e-tron family   The plant in Brussels has been carbon-neutral since 2018 and is a pioneer of the cross-site environmental program Mission:Zero  [source: ...

APR Introduces 370x34mm 6-Piston Big Brake Kits for A3, S3, RS 3 and other MQB/MQB Evo Platform Cars

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="101695"] [source: APR] APR's 370x34mm 2-piece 6-piston Big Brake Kit (BBK) is an ultra-high-end solution for maximum stopping power. Each feature-packed solution is specifically tailored to your vehicle and provides exceptional stopping-power in a wide operating range from daily driving to professional racing. Because of this, the system provides the correct brake bias and integrate perfectly with the ABS and stability systems which is crit...

German Market Jet Gray / Diamond Silver / Alaska Blue Design Package for New Audi SQ8

[gallery columns="1" link="file" size="full" ids="101719"] File under the header of "you can't get that here" is a new 9,000+ Euro interior package form Audi exclusive for the recently launched SQ8. And while you can't get it here, it's worth taking a closer look for those considering opting for a tailored Audi exclusive leather configuration with panel-by-panel-by-thread customization. Worth noting is the packages "Design" reference. Audi has been doing Audi exclusive interior packages fo...

Deily Motorsports Switches to Audi RS 3 for IMSA Return

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="101871"] James Vance makes his way back to IMSA at the wheel of the Deily Motorsports Audi. [source: Deily Motorsports] Deily Motorsports is thrilled to announce their return to IMSA with James Vance, who has signed a 5-year contract with the team as they gear up for their Michelin Pilot Challenge effort in the TCR class. This time around, Deily Motorsports will be sporting a whole new look from their last race in Daytona in January, fie...

Audi e-tron endurance experience: First 100% Electric Endurance Race on the FFSA Calendar

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="101686"] 84 participants divided into 21 crews at the wheel of 10 Audi e-tron GT quattro and 11 Audi RS e-tron GT quattro Successful objective of performing the 3 hours of race without charging and without changing consumables: an experience of more than 5,000 km in a race on the manufacturer's credit A local loyalty and marketing tool for the manufacturer and 27 of its distributors, with 38 myAudi program customers invited [source:...

Billet Oil Cap for EA839 V6 Engines Now Available from 034Motorsport

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="101710"] [source: 034Motorsport] The 034Motorsport Billet Oil Cap for EA839 V6 2.9T/3.0T Engines is designed to replace the factory plastic oil cap. The 034Motorsport Billet Oil Cap is CNC machined from 6061-T6 aluminum and is anodized bright black for lifelong great looks, topped off with a 034Motorsport logo. Transform the engine bay of your EA839 equipped car with the beautiful and sexy 034Motorsport Billet Oil Cap. The 034Motorsport ...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 05.23.2024

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="101806"] Words: Steve Johnson Hello again Audi aficionados!  Thank you for clicking on another edition of Auction Watch where we’ve done the internet searching for you.  We’ve checked multiple car auction sites looking for Audi models worthy of your bids.  Each Thursday we post those listings calling out a car’s highlights, and include a few pictures and a link to the listing.  Our goal is to help you find the Audi that you’re l...

Audi South Africa Revs up Excitement with Return of the Audi driving experience

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="101768"] Audi South Africa announces the return of the Audi driving experience exclusively held at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in Johannesburg featuring exhilarating RS models • A trio of events are scheduled from July to November, offering participants the opportunity to refine their driving skills under the guidance of professional racing drivers • The experience promises an unforgettable journey into the world of Audi precision dri...

Lamborghini Reveals Hybrid Twin Turbo V8 Engine Capable of 10K RPM for Upcoming HPEV Huracán Replacement

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="101794"] The second super sports car in the High Performance Electrified Vehicle line-up will feature a new engine capable of reaching 10,000 rpm [source: Automobili Lamborghini] Sant’Agata Bolognese – The Lamborghini 634 – the code name for the successor to the Huracán that will join the High Performance Electrified Vehicle (HPEV) line-up – will be equipped with a twin-turbo V8 engine, combined with a hybrid system incorporati...

Updated Audi RS Q8 Spied at Nürburgring

[gallery columns="1" link="file" size="full" ids="101776"] With the updated Q8 and SQ8 already in American dealerships, it was only a matter of time before the updated RS Q8 finally made an appearance. And though we haven't yet seen it undisguised, this liveried example not only confirms it's ready to go but also hits at a likely second run at setting a Nürburgring lap record as they did with the first RS Q8. Consider this camo more for marketing purposes than actual disguise. We note som...