Find of the Day: 2021 Nogaro Blue Audi RS 7

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="70747"] words: Bil, photos: Manheim Imports Remember when the news of the RS 6 Avant finally coming to the States broke and everyone was ecstatic and then news came out that Audi of America was bringing over just 25 Nogaro Blue RS 6 Avant RS Tribute editions? Heads exploded. Those 25 Tributes were snatched up and everyone was envious. Meanwhile the RS 6's stablemate, the C8 RS 7, while equally a fantastic vehicle with very similar specs, was lar...

The 2021 Audi Club Member of the Year – Deadline: February 22nd

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61801"] [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61920"] Kelly Batton (Audi Club Arizona) - 2020 Audi Club National Member of the Year Each year, our Club recognizes an individual member, nominated by their peers, to be named as our Member of the Year. It is a wonderful moment where we all celebrate the volunteering, leadership, and comradery of special people who make Audi Club North America what it is. Nominations are due by February...

A Record-Breaking 2021 for Automobili Lamborghini – The Company Recorded its Best Year Ever, with 8,405 Cars Delivered

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="68108"] source: Automobili Lamborghini Automobili Lamborghini ended 2021 with a remarkable all-time record: 8,405 cars were delivered worldwide, making it the company’s best year ever on that front. Sales were up by 13% on 2020 due to a targeted and monitored growth strategy. Stephan Winkelmann, Chairman and CEO of Automobili Lamborghini, commented: “This record has provided confirmation of four factors for us: the so...

Audi Accelerates Transformation with a Strong 2021 for Fully Electric Vehicles

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="67762"] source: Audi AG Despite the worldwide semiconductor shortage, Audi is still setting a fast pace on its path to the sustainable premium mobility of the future. That is evident in fully electric car deliveries in the past year, which increased by 57.5 percent over the previous year. Additionally, Audi more than doubled its product portfolio of fully electric models in the past year. Despite the difficult supply situation, in total, Audi-...

Audi of America 2021 YTD Deliveries Up 5% to 196,038

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="67620"] source: Audi of America Editor's note: It's not surprising to see that Q4 2021 sales are down 46.9% over Q4 2020. We've all felt the supply chain challenges from everything from food, medical supplies, to new vehicles. Still, it's encouraging to see Audi of America sales grow 5% and especially the e-tron SUV grow by a whopping 86% in 2021. SUVs dominate the sales categories  comprising 73% of sales for the year and 75% for Q4 2021 ...

2021 Audi Club Board of Directors Election and Resolution Results

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61801"] Audi Club Board of Directors Election & Resolution Results The results are in for Audi Club North America’s 2021 election, updated bylaws, and relocation of the state of incorporation. This year, seven candidates vied for three open positions on the Audi Club Board of Directors (BoD) for the 2022-2024 term. We want to thank our valued Audi Club members for participating in the election by casting their vote. The results have been...

Audi Group Makes Healthy Profit Despite Semi-Conductor Crisis – Forecast for 2021 Adjusted

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65428"] source: Audi AG After nine months: 1.3 million Audi brand vehicles delivered, revenue €40.4 billion, operating profit of €3.9 billion and operating return on sales of 9.5 percent Net cash flow strong at €7.9 billion Trend in third quarter: shortage of semi-conductors holds back deliveries and financial performance Adjusted forecast reflects Audi’s good price position, strong situation, and cost discipline CFO Jürgen Rittersber...

Compared: 2021 Audi RS 6 Avant vs. 2021 Audi A6 allroad – Enthusiast Unit vs. Consumer Unit

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65009"] words: George, photos: George Achorn, Bill Cho Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q3_2021 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. “Consumer Unit”. It’s a term you hear when you spend time with a manufacturer like Audi. Loosely stated, it’s a car seen out in the wild and operated by a private owner. It’s a car that’s been purchased and driven b...

Audi Club Georgia: Helenback 2021

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="63621"] words/photos: Audi Club Georgia In August, fifty Audi Club Georgia members, friends, and families gathered at The Ridges resort in Hiawassee, Georgia for HelenBack 2021. The Chapter’s HelenBack event began some ten years ago with a group of chapter members meeting for the day in Helen, Georgia to drive some of the twisty North Georgia mountain roads together from Helen and back. Since them it has grown into a 2-day event with plenty of ...

Sales Start for the New Audi RS 3 LMS

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="63578"] source: Audi AG Second generation of the entry-level touring car available for order Customer-oriented solutions, high economic viability and first-class safety Audi Sport customer racing to deliver from the fourth quarter of 2021 onwards The second generation Audi RS 3 LMS is ready for customers: Comtoyou Team Audi Sport clinched its first victory with Audi Sport driver Frédéric Vervisch in the test and development season in July ...

Successful First Half-Year for Audi: Record Deliveries and Strong Profits

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="62805"] source: Audi AG Record deliveries: the best first half-year in Audi’s history with 981,681 vehicles delivered to customers Revenue totals €29.2 billion, operating profit €3.1 billion, operating return on sales 10.7 percent, profit before tax amounts to €3.9 billion Strong net cash flow: €5.5 billion CFO Rittersberger: “We have finished the first half-year with success. Nevertheless, the situation continues to be challenging....

Function on Demand Navigation Subscription Now Available in 2021 Audi Q5, A4 and A5 Models; Light Function Package for 2021 e-tron Models

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60874"] source: Audi of America Function on Demand subscription allows drivers to purchase MMI® Navigation plus via the myAudi app for vehicles not optioned from factory Audi connect® adds key enhancements including satellite mapping, natural speech recognition, traffic light information and unlimited Wi-Fi™ 2021 Audi e-tron and e-tron Sportback models offer Light Function Package on Premium trim level; features continue as stan...

The Status After Three Months: Audi’s Momentum Was Strong In The First Quarter of 2021

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60601"] source: Audi AG Sales revenue €14.1 billion, operating profit €1.4 billion, operating return on sales 10.0 percent, profits before tax €1.7 billion Strong performance partly thanks to special items: net cash flow €3.1 billion First quarter of 2021 was characterized especially by strong demand, positive price and mix effects, and positive valuation effects in ensuring raw materials supply Audi accelerates e-mobilit...

Quattro de Mayo 2021: Cancelled

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="35793"] source: Audi Club Georgia The QDM committee has been working hard since late November to plan a safe event that lives up to the Quattro de Mayo name, is compliant with all regulations, AND makes good on our promises to the 2020 registrants. We have explored many ideas for modifications to various aspects of the event, but alas, we have reached an impasse. Over the past week, the QDM committee has had intense discussion about the ...

2021 Audi Q3 40 TFSI – This Small Audi is a Big Value

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="55191"] words: Bill, photos: Audi of America Audi of America is rolling out a new entry level SUV - the Q3 40 TFSI. Now entry level doesn't necessarily mean decontented. The Q3 40 has quattro as a standard feature paired to a 2.0L 4 cylinder with 184hp and 236 lb-ft of torque. Also standard are the Touch Response MMI with digital instrument cluster, eight-way power from seats, Audi lane departure warning, high beam assist, and three-zone a...

2021 Audi A6 Sport 45 TFSI® Adds Power and Enhanced Styling to Entry Addition of Model Line

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="54527"] Black optic exterior package standard on 2.0-liter TFSI® variant Standard equipped with quattro® all-wheel drive across A6 model line and robust level of standard equipment Entry model maintains benchmark connectivity and infotainment Audi today announced a mid-model year refresh for the entry-point to the A6 model line, the 2021 A6 Sport 45 TFSI®. The arrival of this new variant brings notable standard equipment and pack...

Audi Offers First Production Animated Digital Matrix LED Headlights in 2021 Audi e-tron Sportback and e-tron SUV

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="54150"] source: Audi of America Audi demonstrates leadership role with next-generation lighting technology Comprised of 1.3 million micromirrors per headlight, Digital Matrix LED headlights operate like movie projectors on the road At introduction, headlights offer five unique welcome and exit lighting signatures with motion graphics As lighting technology advances, Audi continues leading the way, now offering Digital Matrix LED (DML) headlight...

Audi and iHeartRadio Collaborate to Bring Hybrid Radio® Digital Audio Experience to Select 2021 Vehicles

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52693"] source: Audi of America Audi introduces Hybrid Radio® experience that allows users to keep listening to their favorite stations, even when out of range of the signal Media leader iHeartRadio is rolling out Hybrid Radio® compatibility with more than 600 stations across North America First-in-industry, Audi is introducing Hybrid Radio on select 2021 vehicles, which begin to go on sale across the U.S. in September Audi of America ...

A Bestseller Gets Even Better: Audi Unveils a New Look for the Q5

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48774"] source: Audi of America Brand’s new SUV design language gives Audi Q5 stronger identity SQ5 models now feature available OLED lighting technology Updated design, infotainment just some of the 2021 Q5 model line highlights, on sale in the fourth quarter Combining sporty driving performance and SUV versatility, the 2021 Audi Q5 model line continues to set a new standard in the luxury SUV segment. The updated Q5 models, including the plu...

Automobili Lamborghini Presents the Urus Pearl Capsule: Unlocking New Adventures in Color for the Lamborghini Urus

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48503"] source: Automobili Lamborghini Automobili Lamborghini presents the Urus in the new design edition, Pearl Capsule: the start of new adventures in color and features for the Lamborghini Super SUV. This first exclusive customization option for the Urus is created by Lamborghini’s Centro Stile design department to showcase the inimitable style and exhilarating performance of the Lamborghini Super SUV. The assertive two-tone exterior embrace...