Supercars on Cannery Row 2017

words and photos by: George Achorn When it comes to the car enthusiast hobby, there are few events in the nation that can hold a candle to Monterey Car Week. Legends of the Autobahn is just one entry into this crowded list of events. Any number of specialty concours, high end auto auctions and more promise a schedule so overflowing for car enthusiasts that you’ll find yourself playing calendar Tetris trying not to miss anything. From the other end of the exclusive car spectrum comes a ...

Legends of the Autobahn 2017, Event Report + The Full Photo Gallery

words: Troy Sicotte, photos: George Achorn Editor's Note: This story originally ran in the Fall 2017 issue of the Audi Club North America quattro quarterly print magazine. This time around, we've added the entire collection of photography shot on site at Legends of the Autobahn. If you don't receive quattro quarterly and wish to subscribe, join the Audi Club North America HERE. It’s no secret that California’s Monterey Car Week is an auto enthusiast's dream vacation getaway. There...

Driven: 2018 Audi RS 3 sedan

words & photos: George Achorn Depending on whom you ask, genetic design may or may not be a good thing. The idea of taking the best traits of a lineage and artfully applying them to an ultimate form of offspring can be a tricky endeavor. Get it right and you’ve got magic that makes the imaginary into reality. Get it wrong and you’ve got Frankenstein, or velociraptors… maybe Frankenraptors. Thriller movies teach us such genetic design shouldn’t be taken lightly, so when Audi ge...

Project TT RS: Part 1 – Dealership to Monterey

words: Troy Sicotte Project TT RS is a multi-part series that follows the journey of an Audi enthusiast, the ownership experience, and the “ecosystem”  that follows the car around ACNA events and an OEM+ minded build project. It’s all about that sound, isn’t it? The sound Michèle Mouton and Walter Röhrl made famous in the 1980s. This sound, and quattro’s dominance in motorsport, led me to always aspire to own an Audi. These affections lead to me first to a 2013 Audi TT RS...

Monterey Car Week: Bonham’s Quail Auction Preview

  There are any number of auctions going on in Monterey during car week, each by well established auction houses. For Audi enthusiasts though, there was just one this year that couldn’t be missed and that was the Bonhams sale held on the grounds of The Quail country club. First and foremost, the Bonhams sale featured an array of Group B rally cars, primarily in road-going homologation form. Obviously, it was an Audi Sport quattro amongst that mix that drew our eye most directly. Tha...