quattro Magazine Q1_2020: 2019 Los Angeles International Auto Show

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46501"] words: Paul Rivera, photos: Denis Podmarkov Editor’s note: This article originally ran in the Q1_2020 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. For Audi, there is no doubt the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show will go down as one of the most memorable in a very long time. So rich in domestic and world introductions of new models, it must certainly have been the most debutant...

quattro Magazine q1_2020: SEMA 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="45900"] words: Denis Podmarkov, photos: Denis Podmarkov, Newspress, Ian Avilla Editor’s note: This article originally ran in the q1_2020 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, join Audi Club here. It's that time of year again…the last minute finishing touches on freshly assembled builds, the sticker installs in the booth. It’s SEMA time. Every year the SEMA Show brings new products, new builders, ne...

Financial Year 2019: Audi AG Achieves Its Financial Targets and Sets a Course for Long-Term Competitiveness

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44216"] source: Audi AG CEO Bram Schot: “Exceptional situation due to corona: we are focusing on protecting our employees, contractors and guests and making the right business decisions in this volatile environment.” In a difficult environment, Audi achieves its financial targets for 2019 Operating profit of €4.5 billion; 8.1 percent operating return on sales is within forecast corridor for 2019 Net cash flow slightly above...

quattro Magazine q1_2020: Event Report- Audi Club Carolinas 2019 Audi Treffen

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44353"] words: Roger Labas. photos: Audi Club Carolinas members Editor’s note: This article originally ran in the q1_2020 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, join Audi Club here. The 5th annual Audi Treffen was held in October at the Etowah Valley Resort in Etowah, North Carolina, amidst low rolling hills and named for the valley and river of the ancient Mesoamerican Native Americans. This year’s ga...

quattro Magazine q1_2020: Event Report – Avantoberfest 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="42967"] words: Don Adams, photos: George Achorn, Kieran Buttrick, Lenny Piedmont Editor’s note: This article originally ran in the q1_2020 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, join Audi Club here. Editor's note #2: Our photo gallery was huge so we split it between the three photographers who contributed to this article. Photo gallery by Lenny Piedmont Photo gallery by Kieran Buttrick Photo gallery by Ge...

quattro Magazine q4_2019: Event Report – HRE Open House 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="42170"] words and photos: Denis Podmarkov Editor’s note: This article originally ran in the q4_2019 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, join Audi Club here. Vista, CA - HRE Wheels needs no introduction. The firm has been around since 1978. Every year, HRE and their partners bring out the best of cars for a brand party. The event features quality vendors, including familiar faces like Allroad Outfitter...

quattro Magazine q3_2019: S is for Safari

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="42077"] words: Bradley Brownell, photos: Gil Folk for Folk Photography Editor’s note: This article originally ran in the q3_2019 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, join Audi Club here. This 1995 Audi S6 has led an interesting life. Based on the copious records, that came with the car, it has lived in Connecticut, California, Alaska, and Ohio. I purchased the car from a co-worker in 2012 in Ohio a...

Audi Closes 2019 With A Growth In Deliveries Of 1.8 Percent

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="39462"] source: Audi AG Increase in all core markets, new record in China Global demand up by 13.9 percent in December Hildegard Wortmann, Board of Management Member for Sales and Marketing: “We have set our course for further growth” Despite challenging conditions, Audi can report a positive performance of deliveries to customers for 2019: Approximately 1,845,550 cars represent an increase of 1.8 percent. In all thr...

quattro Magazine q4_2019: Event Report – Big SoCal Euro 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="34760"] words: Bill, photos: Denis Podmarkov Editor’s note: This article originally ran in the q4_2019 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, join Audi Club here. San Diego will always be known as a Navy town. The U.S. Pacific Fleet has its homeport there and some of its most technically advanced ships are based there including cruisers and destroyers. Well, it seems Big SoCal Euro wants to change San Di...

quattro Magazine q4_2019: Audi Expo 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="34582"] words: Adam Blender, photos: Mike Tsao Photo Editor’s note: This article originally ran in the q4_2019 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, join Audi Club here. Now in its 19th year running, Tacoma Washington’s own Audi Expo event has firmly established itself as one of the largest exclusively Audi brand enthusiast shows in the country. Held again at the Griot’s Garage flagship retail facili...

quattro Magazine q4_2019: Camp allroad 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="39561"] words: Troy Sicotte, photos: Gene Pascua  Editor’s note: This article originally ran in the q4_2019 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, join Audi Club here. Vital Stats:  Event: Camp allroad V  Dates: July 26-28, 2019  Location: Lake Tahoe, CA  Organizers: Casey & Kamila Triplett, Rory Keeney  Sponsors: Thule, AZ Euros, FCP Euro, Mountain Hardwear, Avant Werks, Audi Club North Americ...

Event: Los Angeles Auto Show 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38937"] words: Bill, photos: Denis Podmarkov for Imola Media, Anthony Garbis This year's LA Auto Show (and the run-up to) was a busy one for Audi: the reveals of the e-tron Sportback, RS 6 Avant, RS 7 Sportback, S8, and the RS Q8. We did however notice that Audi sneaked in one: the RS 5 Panther edition in Audi exclusive Panther Black paint. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38900"] A total of 100 RS 5 Panther editions (75 Sportb...

A New Twist: The 2019 Audi Club Sweepstakes Offers Three Choices

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="37531"] There is a new twist to an old Audi Club tradition. In the past, Audi Club has raffled off an A4 to an RS 3. Last year, we raffled off two cars for the 1st time n our history. This year? We've decided to mix things up a bit by giving away your choice of THREE vehicles...by sweepstakes. [gallery link="none" size="full" ids="37533,37534,37535"] Audi Club is giving away a brand-new Audi, your choice between three of the marque’s ...

AUDI AG: Robust Figures For The Third Quarter

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="26689"] source: Audi AG Audi Group after nine months of the year: revenue of €41.3 billion; operating profit of €3.2 billion; operating return on sales of 7.8 percent CFO Alexander Seitz: “Steering the Audi Group solidly through a year of adverse factors.” Net cash flow of €3.3 billion demonstrates high self-financing power again Earnings forecast affirmed in a difficult environment In a challenging second...

Audi Club Georgia: HelenBack 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="36472"] words: Philip Monk, photos: Audi Club Georgia Every August for the past 10 years, Audi Club Georgia members gather in Helen, GA for HelenBack. This event started as a one day fun-run beginning and ending in Helen, GA, thus Helen and Back - HelenBack. Helen is a small town in Northeast Georgia that reinvented itself in the image of a German alpine village in 1968 with several German restaurants and German themed shops. Obviously, the...

quattro Magazine q3_2019: quattro de Mayo 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="35793"] words: Tom & Brittni Lindert, photos: Dragos Putureanu, Alex Girrbach Editor’s note: This article originally ran in the q3_2019 issue of quattro magazine. You can find the companion photo gallery HERE. Only in the scenic mountains of Northeastern Georgia will a traveler find an alpine village by the name of Helen. Nestled just on the outskirts of Helen, Unicoi State Park Lodge hosted quattro de Mayo 2019, offering exemplary views...