Chicago Audi Club Cars & Coffee #3 at Audi Hoffman Estates – July 23rd 2017 – # 2 was a success!!!

It was a perfect day with one hundred Audi friends in attendance. Again hosted by Audi Hoffman Estates,Brian & Scott Hall & team ! Steve Russakov & Eric Hague stopped by from Audi Corporate. Eric brought one of the 1st RS3's in the USA for all to preview! Truly a highlight of show ! Next cars & coffee will be hosted by Audi Exchange tentatively on 8/13/17 , more to come !! Event coordinator, John Haniotes Below are some pics highlighting event.
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80th Anniversary of Auto Union Victory in New York

There’s no doubt that the pre-war Silver Arrows are firmly entrenched as one of the biggest legends in the world of auto racing. Even still, it’s much less known that they ran but once in the USA during those contentious years leading up to World War 2. Nevertheless, it is most definitely the case that 80 years ago July 5th marks Auto Union’s sole race and victory with Bernd Rosemeyer taking the 1937 Vanderbilt Cup. For their day, racecars like the Auto Union Type C represented a mix o...
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New Audi A8 Appears at ‘Spider Man: Homecoming’ Premiere

Wednesday night the new Audi A8* could be seen in Los Angeles alongside many Hollywood stars at the world premiere of ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming.’ Tom Holland, who stars as Peter Parker / Spider-Man, was chauffeured down the red carpet at the TCL Chinese Theatre. Meanwhile, Robert Downey Jr. and Jon Favreau arrived together in a black Audi R8 Spyder*. Normally, Audi’s Technical Development team conceals their secret prototypes with a special adhesive foil with a camouflaged patter...
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TT West 2017 – The Xtreme Drive

Audi Club North America's Golden Gate Chapter is excited to kick off our 1st annual "Silverado Drive"! It is set for Sunday, June 25th. This event is in 2 Weeks away and we have over 30 Cars and will be a Beautiful Day of windy roads! This is a beautiful scenic drive through not-often traveled parts of Napa county with plenty of photo opportunities and places to get out and stretch your legs. With plenty of great driving roads in the area, we will have no shortage of twists and turn...
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Golden Gate Chapter is excited to kick off our 1st annual “Silverado Drive”!

  Audi Club North America's Golden Gate Chapter is excited to kick off our 1st annual  "Silverado Drive"!  It is set for Sunday, June 25th.This event is in 2 Weeks away and we have over 30 Cars and will be a Beautiful Day of windy roads!This is a beautiful scenic drive through not-often traveled parts of Napa county with plenty of photo opportunities and places to get out and stretch your legs.  With plenty of great driving roads in the area, we will have no shortage of twists and turn...
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The members of ACI and ACNA have received an invitation to attend the Audi Sport Track Attack – June 26 and 27, 2017

  Track Attack offers an unique behind the scenes look at Audi Sport headquarters in Neuburg and exclusive driving experiences with the latest Audi R and RS models.Place: Classic Oldtimer Hotel Ingolstadt, Audi Sport Neuburg Time: Package B, June 26 and 27 2017 Price per person: 1.309,00€ incl VAT Fares to the venue in Germany are not included and need to be organized and paid individually. Please state your ACI or ACNA number at the ‘company’ field.Please return the order for...
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Audi Club FLorida expands into the Florida Emerald Coast

Fellow ACFL members and Audi enthusiasts, We are pleased to announce the opening of a new Audi point in Pensacola at 6301 Pensacola Blvd, and along with that the new Emerald Coast Region of the Audi Club of Florida with Travis Kiser who can be reached at [email protected] as the new region lead. This region is planned as the new paradigm for ACFL going forward in which our regions will be centered around a supporting Audi Point as it's home base. More on that in future issues o...
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Audi Club Florida Participates In Groundbreaking by Kerry Green

Members of the Audi Club Florida’s First Coast Region helped celebrate the groundbreaking for a new Audi dealership being built in Jacksonville, Florida.  This will be the second Audi dealership in the greater Jacksonville metropolitan area. The new dealership, known as Audi Jacksonville along with the original Audi location, Audi Orange Park, are part of the Hanania Automotive Group, headquartered in Jacksonville. The groundbreaking ceremony took place on April 18th and was attended b...
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3rd Audi Club International Meeting in the heart of Germany Configure

Dear ACI members, Dear friends of the four rings and of their predecessor brands, We are delighted to be able to invite you to the 3rd Audi Club International Meeting in the heart of Germany. This time we ask you and all the divisions of our membership to spend three days together with us at the ADAC driving safety centre in Nohra, Thuringia. This year, the meeting will be supported by our members Audi Club Nürnberg e.V. and Audiclub Altensteiner Oberland im ADAC e.V., who are co-host...
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McNish Confirmed for ACNA National Event in NYC

Plans continue to take shape for the 2017 Audi Club North America National gathering in New York July 12-16. A number of events are yet to be announced, but the already busy schedule including the Formula E Brooklyn ePrix, the largest American Audi tuning show Waterfest just got even more event-packed with the addition of Audi Sport’s Le Mans winning driver Allan McNish to the annual ACNA gala dinner.Filling his new role as advisor to Audi’s newly formed factory-backed Formula E effort, McNi...
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2017 Audi Club Lone Star State Meet Announcement – Deadline Extended – Register by May 12th!

Deadline Extended - Register by May 12th! Good news! The organizers have extended the deadline to register for the ACLS 2017 State Meet in Austin, TX on May 19-21. You now have until May 12th to sign up and be part of the fun! Please note the limitations of late registration, outlined below. See the registration link for more details. Hotel: The room block and pricing at the SpringHill Suites Austin Cedar Park expired as of May 5th and there are no more rooms available as of this date...
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ACNA Mid-Atlantic Chapter at the Philadelphia International Auto Show

Fifty ACNA Mid-Atlantic Chapter members and guests were treated to an exclusive preview of Audi vehicles at the Philadelphia International Auto Show. Members arrived early Saturday morning prior to the opening of the show and received a detailed briefing on the Audi S8 with a beautiful silver matte finish and the new Audi S5 with eye catching red paint and a sunroof which fully extends. The Audi display featured a large selection of the Audi line-up including the ever popular A...
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All German Car Show Turnout for Kansas City

It was a perfect Indian summer day and we greeted close to 300 German cars at the annual all German Concours d'Elegance on October 2nd.  This show was sponsored by Audi, BMW, Porsche, Mercedes and VW. Audis had a great assortment: Cabriolets, Q7's,Avants, S/4's, a nice S/5, an RS/10 and one nice B5.  All in all 28 Audis. Notable were several of the S4's that were heavily modified and sounded great! This is a wonderful annual event to come and show off your Audi. Special challenge and ...
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Audi Club North America Attends Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals, Including Charity Breakfast at Audi Mechanicsburg

Carlisle, PA – Like the venerable quattro all-wheel drive system itself, Audi owners are a hearty lot. They’re not ones to be chased away by bad weather, which was critical given this year’s Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals sported a slot in the calendar heartily dampened by rain. Nevertheless, the show went on and the Audi owners seemed little phased by something as trivial as precipitation. As the name would suggest, the Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals cater...
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Motoring Con Brio! By Giovanni Tomasi

MARIO ANDRETTI WAS QUOTED saying: “Motor racing is like one big family, ultimately, and when you come back to it, that's really what it feels like.” For many of us that participate in High Performance Driving Events, amateur racing, road rallies, and other driving related activities, arriving at an event is like a fun reunion where new family members are welcomed and old ones are relished. What I discovered over the many years of involvement in “spirited motoring” activities is that t...
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1st Cars & Coffee for Chicago Chapter of Audi Club on Sunday 5/22/16

Photos by Jerzy BanasiakEvent was graciously hosted by Brian Hall, Gen Mananger of Audi Hoffman Estates. Cars started arriving @ 9AM & ended @ 11:30AM ,A great variety of Audi products from Classic early A6 Allroads , S4 Avants , S4’s & TT’s to the 1st 2017 R8 sold by Audi Hoffman Estates this month & a highly modified prior gen red R8. A group of exotic non-Audi products too ie Lamborghini , McLaren ( sp) , Ferrari & Corvettes & VW’s too ! We’re guessi...
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The Hunt for Unplowed Roads by Andreas Dharmawan

Driven Audi RS3THE RS3 ENGINE COMES alive with throaty growl and brawny crackles. Inline five, 2.5-liter turbocharged engine produces addictive sonorous sounds when I rev it. Its glorious noise reverberates through the underground parking garage. Unique 1-2-4-5-3 cylinder firing order gives RS3 an addictive soundtrack.Audi has a very accomplished history with five-cylinder engine configuration. It started with 1970’s Audi 100. Between late 1970’s and early 1990’s, Audi used several vari...
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First Drive 2016 A6 2.0 Quattro by Paul Rivera

    STARTING FOR THE 2016 model year, Audi has done more than a cosmetic refresh on all the C7 chassis cars. Refreshes include new front and rear fascias, single frame grilles, headlights, taillights, and elliptical exhaust pipes. Several colors for the exterior and interior are a part of the changes. The biggest news are the changes to the infotainment systems and the powertrains. 2016 A6 cars are available now with a new 2.0 TFSi sporting 252 hp, and 273 lb-ft torque!Numerous new d...
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