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...

Event Gallery: Legends of the Autobahn 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="33212"] photos: Denis Podmarkov Legends of the Autobahn is the premiere event for the Audi Club North America Golden Gate Chapter. Held during Monterey Car Week, it is one of the must see shows of the week. Our article on this event will be published in the Q4_2019 issue of quattro Magazine but until then, enjoy the gallery by Denis Podmarkov.  

quattro Magazine Q3_2019: Member Profile

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="33050"] Editor’s note: This article originally ran in the q3_2019 issue of quattro magazine. Member Profiles Each month, our editors choose a selection of Audi Club members’ personal cars to share with quattroMagazine readers. If you would like to see your car featured, send your name, hometown, model, model year information, and a short paragraph about yourself to [email protected] Matthew Elmaraghi 2002 Audi A4 1.8T quattro | Los Angel...

Nationals…Only 15 days remain before prices…

We know you are excited about Nationals 2019. So why haven’t you registered? Many things are still coming together for  Nationals so you definitely want to get in on this while the pricing is at its lowest. Once registration ends on 31 August, the package deals will be gone and the prices, unfortunately, will go up. Don’t delay….register today. We know you are curious about the Gala Speaker(s)….an announcement is coming soon. And I mean, soon.    RESERVE YOUR ROOM ...

Awards for Audi since May 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32487"] source: Audi AG Euro-NCAP: five stars for the Audi e-tron The Audi e-tron has earned the maximum five-star rating in the Euro-NCAP, the leading European program for evaluating the safety of passenger cars. The Audi e-tron achieved excellent scores in the tests for protection of adults, for frontal collision and for the emergency braking system, which reacted very safely to other vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians. The e-tron...

quattro Magazine Q3_2019: Five Instagrammers Audi Enthusiasts Need to Follow

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32237"] words: Denis Podmarkov, photos: Walter Roehrl, Audi Ontario, Jeremy Cliff, Gene Pascua, Audi Club Arizona Editor: This originally ran in the Q3_2019 issue of quattro Magazine. Don't forget to follow our Instagram page https://www.instagram.com/audiclubna/ @walter.roehrl https://www.instagram.com/walter.roehrl/ I bet you didn't know that Audi Sport legend Walter Röhrl is über cool and has an IG account with over 120,000 followers. We...

Tottenham Hotspur Wins The 2019 Audi Cup

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32154"] source: Audi AG 140,000 spectators watch four top matches under the banner of the Four Rings Tottenham beats FC Bayern on penalties, Real Madrid clinches third place Electrified Allianz Arena thrills fans at closing ceremony Four top-caliber matches on two days, 31 goals in total and an electrifying spectacle for some 140,000 spectators: The sixth edition of the Audi Cup ended in a triumph for Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday night. Th...

After A Challenging First Half of the Year: Audi Group Confirms Earnings Forecast for 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="31295"] source: Audi AG Audi Group after six months of year: revenue of €28.8 billion; operating profit of €2.3 billion; operating return on sales of 8.0 percent Ongoing high level of net cash flow of €2.3 billion due to spending discipline CFO Alexander Seitz: “With the Audi Transformation Plan, we are taking consistent action against numerous adverse factors” All-electric Audi e-tron to be launched a...

Audi Increases Deliveries in June To Around 166,700 Premium Automobiles

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="18822"] source: Audi AG Largest single market China up 22.2 percent Around 906,200 cars delivered since January, down 4.5 percent Martin Sander, Vice President Sales Europe: “Expect to see further boost in deliveries in the second half of the year due to our model initiative” Audi delivered around 166,700 premium automobiles worldwide in June, 1.7 percent more than in the same period last year. In particular, the largest single market ...

quattro Magazine: Taking the 2019 Audi Q8 to the extreme in the American West

words: George Achorn, photos: Audi of America (Jim Fets) Editor’s note: This article originally ran in the q2_2019 issue of quattro magazine. Is it a “crossover” or an “SUV”? I was in the weeds in more ways than one with an Audi of America product planner in remote and frigid Colorado philosophizing over just what the new Audi Q8 is. I’d called it a “crossover”. He argued “SUV”. From his perspective, an SUV is a more attractive term... at least in the American market. SUV in...

Find of the Day: 2019 Audi A4 Ultra sport…the last of the manuals

words: Bill, photos: August Alpern Back in August 2018, we broke the story of the return of the A4 Ultra sport...and the demise of the manual transmission. For those who aren't familiar with the 2019 A4 Ultra sport, Audi of America decided to earmark the last 40 A4s as manual transmission cars. The Ultra sport spec was formulated to be as sporty in appearance as the S4 but with a manual transmission. As we stated in the aforementioned article, all of the cars were built identically. First, the...

Registration is open for Audi Club Nationals 2019!

Registration is Open for Audi Club Nationals 2019! The wait is finally over…Registration is now LIVE on MotorsportReg and will remain open until midnight 31 August 2019. Please book early as some events do have space limitations. For those of you planning to stay at Lansdowne Resort & Spa, please be sure to make your hotel reservations before you complete event registration as you will need the hotel confirmation number on MotorsportReg. All othe...

Audi and Marvel: A Dynamic Duo

words: Aaron Plante Editor’s note: This article originally ran in the Q2_2019 issue of quattro magazine. Has Audi’s decade-long relationship with Tony Stark paid off? Suicidal Tendencies’ Institutionalized is blaring as Tony Stark works on his ’32 Ford in his garage. Pepper Potts unlocks the workshop door, simultaneously cutting the music, hounding Stark to get going. As he walks to the rear of the shop in the far corner, first in line from the exit ramp, sits a silver coupe with bla...

Audi Delivered Around 119,800 Premium Cars in February

source: Audi AG Number of deliveries below 2018 record-breaking figure (-8.5%) Brand continues to grow in China Vice President Global Marketing and Sales Martin Sander: “Systematically continue to expand and electrify our premium portfolio” The brand with the four rings delivered around 119,800 cars to customers worldwide in February, 8.5 percent less than in the same record-breaking month in 2018. Deliveries increased slightly in China (+1.8%). North America (-14.3...

Audi Starts 2019 With Around 144,650 Automobiles Sold

source: Audi AG January close down 3.0 percent Strongest start to the year ever in China Vice President Marketing and Sales Martin Sander: “Electrification as focus topic for 2019” AUDI AG delivered around 144,650 cars to customers worldwide in January. As such, sales performed positively in the two largest markets. In China the company achieved its best January result in its history, with sales up 5.1 percent to 64,000 units sold. In the German domestic market the ...