quattro Magazine: The Rock, The Vine, The Coast, and The Silvercar

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="75649"] words/photos: Aaron Plante Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q3_2022 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. "Is he pitching a tent up here?" I asked as I brought the Q5 to a stop atop the Goat Rock Beach overlook of Sonoma’s Coast. "I don't think so…looks like he's going to jump off the cliff," my wife said pointing to the ra...

quattro Magazine q1_2020: Rear Spoiler Column: Turbo Whine

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="37951"] words: Aaron Plante, photos: Denis Podmarkov, Colin McCarty, Audi AG Rear Spoiler: Turbo Whine…I’m not talking forced induction Stop Whining. This is a request to us, the North American Audi enthusiast. Over the last decade we’ve complained about manual transmissions, a wagon-less west, lack of RS models, and the ubiquitous “North America doesn’t get the cool stuff.” Most recently, we’ve replaced that discontent w...

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 black...

New Directors Elected to Audi Club North America Board

Oconomowoc, WI - The Board of Directors of Audi Club North America announces the election of three new Directors for 2018. The new Directors are Christine Lemley from Potomac Falls, Virginia, of the Potomac-Chesapeake Chapter, Troy Sicotte of Oakland, California, from the Golden Gate Chapter and Gordon Varney of Paris, Ontario, a member of the Eastern Canada Chapter. Audi Club President, Connie Johnson said, “I welcome our new Directors to the National Board. On behalf of our members, ...