Audi Realigns Its Commitment in Motorsport

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46747"] source: Audi Sport, DTM Editor's note: DTM has released a statement on Audi's withdrawal. The statement is at the bottom of the post. Mercedes-Benz had previously pulled out in 2018 leaving only BMW and Aston Martin. Will the series survive? Involvement in DTM touring car racing series not to be extended after 2020 season Audi CEO Markus Duesmann: “Also focusing our efforts on the race track and systematically competing for tomo...

Legends of the Autobahn Cancelled for 2020

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="45993"] Legends of the Autobahn™ Cancelled For 2020, But Will Return For 2021 Monterey Car Week Monterey, C.A. (April 15, 2020) – Audi Club North America, BMW Car Club of America, and Mercedes-Benz Club of America who collectively host the annual Legends Of The Autobahn™ event presented by Michelin, today, announced the cancellation of this year’s show scheduled for Friday, August 14, in Monterey, California. However, participants and fa...

quattro magazine q1_2020: Member Profile

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="45209"] 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. Member Profiles  Each month, our editors choose a selection of Audi Club members’ personal cars to share with quattro Magazine readers. If you would like to see your car featured, send your name, hometown, model, model year information, ...

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 – TT West 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44298"] words & photos: Larry Brickner 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. This year’s 900+ mile, six-day TT West drive derived its name from the fact that half of the trip was in New Mexico, “The Land of Enchantment” and that one of the daily drives followed “The Enchanted Circle” scenic route north of Ta...
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Meet the New Audi Club Executive Committee and the Board of Directors

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="15517"] Meet the new Audi Club Executive Committee and the Board of Directors The Audi Club North America Board of Directors held their first meeting of 2020 to elect new club officers. Leading Audi Club for 2020 is new President, Troy Sicotte, Golden Gate Chapter. Ryan Compton, Potomac Chesapeake Chapter, was selected for Vice President. Serving in the Treasurer role is Roger Labas, Carolinas Chapter. Talia Spain, Georgia Chapter, was reelected...

Avantoberfest 2019 Photo Gallery (by George Achorn)

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="42983"] photos: George Achorn This is part of the gallery for our Event Report: Avanotberfest 2019. We had so many photos, we decided to split them up between the three photographers who contributed to the q1_2020 quattro Magazine article.

Avantoberfest 2019 Photo Gallery (by Lenny Piedmont)

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="42960"] photos: Lenny Piedmont This is part of the gallery for our Event Report: Avanotberfest 2019. We had so many photos, we decided to split them up between the three photographers who contributed to the q1_2020 quattro Magazine article.

2020 Audi A4: Brand’s Bestselling Sedan With Sharpened Design, Enhanced Technology

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="41796"] source: Audi of America First model to feature the brand’s all-new MIB 3 infotainment system Striking exterior design gives compact model more dynamic presence On sale now, 2020 A4 models highlight benchmark infotainment, driver assistance systems The A4 represents the bestselling sedan in Audi history and now for 2020, Audi has made the full model line – including the A4 sedan, A4 allroad and S4 – even sportier and more cutting e...

Audi Will Not Be Attending The 2020 New York International Auto Show

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="41575"] words: Bill, photos: George Achorn, Bill Cho, Denis Podmarkov For the past several years, quattro Magazine editor-in-chief, George Achorn, and I would make the trek up to New York City. The city in early-mid April is a great time to be there...the winter chill is mostly gone as is the snow, residents and tourists alike flood the streets, and the New York International Auto Show at the Javits Center kicks off the auto show circuit in Nor...

2020 Audi Q7 Brings Significant Updates Including New Engine, Refreshed Design And Advanced Technology

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40492"] source: Audi of America New 3.0-liter V6 engine delivers impressive driving dynamics and improved torque output over the previous generation New MMI® touch response added to Audi Q7 in a first for the model line Benchmark technologies and enhanced exterior and interior design among highlights of the 2020 Audi Q7 The 2020 Audi Q7 has received an all-encompassing update – from enhanced technologies and infotainment systems to exterior ...

New Sleigh, Who Dis? 2020 Audi A6 allroad Arrives In Time For The Holiday Season

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40232"] source: Audi of America 2020 A6 allroad arrives stateside in time to haul presents and gather the family High versatility and maximum comfort with enhanced capabilities on and off paved roads, enabled by standard adaptive air suspension Benchmark infotainment, full suite of standard and available driver assistance systems Whether making first tracks on the ski hill, arriving at the theatre, or transporting out of town guests, the 2020 A...

Audi of America Announces Full 2020 Model Year Updates

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32937"] source: Audi of America Increased standard equipment and full model line improvements in 2020 Additional personalization offered through interior and exterior design updates, more package and trim options Driver assistance systems including side assist, cross traffic assist and high-beam assist, now available on more models Audi of America announced today its lineup for the 2020 model year, including full-line pricing, ve...

The Great White North Is Getting A Vehicle That Can Travel The Great White North From End To End

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32569"] words: Bill, photos: Audi Canada You can feel the excitement in the air...the anticipation...the potential for disappointment. Audi USA has been teasing us with #WeVantAvants social media blitz for the last several days including this video: [embed]https://youtu.be/WbPkiOYg860[/embed] So what does all this mean? Will we finally see another Avant reaching the States soon? Today is the day...or so the internet tells me (& the end of the...

All-New 2020 Audi S7: Sophisticated Design Meets Exceptional Performance

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="31487"] source: Audi of America Five-door coupe enhanced with S model design elements Twin-turbocharged 2.9-liter engine with electric compressor provides a wider range of torque over its predecessor S sport package with dynamic all-wheel steering and quattro® sport differential delivers enhanced driving dynamics With even more performance and innovative technologies than its predecessor, combined with a dynamic design, the all-new 2020 Audi S...

The New Audi S8 – Exhilarating Performance in the Luxury Class

source: Audi AG V8 high-performance engine with 420 kW and 800 Nm (590 lb-ft) of torque Unique combination of innovative suspension systems ensures outstanding vehicle dynamics straight from the factory Typical S model: Design draws attention to the confident elegance of the dynamic athlete The new Audi S8 combines progressive luxury with dynamic athleticism while honing its reputation as the benchmark for Vorsprung durch Technik with innovative suspension systems. Its 4.0 T...

Fastest Model Is Now Even Hotter: Extensive Update For Audi R8

source: Audi Sport Editor's Note: No sooner had I published the R8 teaser from Audi Sport, an email from Audi Media came through. Lo and behold, it's the refreshed 2020 R8. - Bill Powerful V10 naturally aspirated engines in two output ratings Modified suspension components for even more dynamic handling Striking exterior design, sales launch in early 2019 “Born on the track, built for the road.” The volume-production model now follows after the world premiere of...

Car and Driver: 2020 SQ3 Spied At The Ring

[source: Car and Driver] Ah the Nurburgring...a great place to watch professionals and amateurs fling their cars around with reckless abandon (check out all the YouTube videos). Also a great place to spot manufacturers testing new vehicles like this SQ3 which is likely to come to the States as a 2020 model. See the article and many more pictures at Car and Driver