Number 55 extra-strong: ABT Audi A7 3.0 TFSI with 425 HP and 22 inch wheels

ABT Sportsline offers pure magic in numbers for the new Audi A7 (C8): On the production model, the designation "55" indicates the 3-liter six-cylinder TFSI with 340 HP (250 kW). But with the ABT Engine Control (AEC) unit developed in-house, the Bavarian tuner now draws a commanding 425 HP (313 kW) from the internal combustion engine. Which is a solid increase of 25 per cent. That this also produces a torque increase of 10 per cent is another positive side effect: The maximum is now 550 Nm...

ABT RS6-E: Into The Future With A Double Heart: 1,018 HP In The ABT Prototype

[source: ABT  Sportline] Will we still be able to refer to car enthusiasts as "petrolheads" in the future? Or will they be seduced by the whisper-quiet punch of electric drives? ABT Sportsline uses a fully operational prototype to provide an exciting glimpse of the future of tuning. The worldwide largest tuner for Audi and Volkswagen vehicles shows how to bring the best of both worlds together. The car, which is based on an already tuned ABT Audi RS6, pushes not only the limits of perfor...

ABT GR20 Wheels Now Also Available for Audi A3, S3, RS3 and Several VW Models

[source: ABT] Summer is here and why not start off the season with a new set of wheels. ABT has now introduced its most recent wheel design GR for the Audi A3, S3, RS3, VW Golf VII and VW Beetle. The worldwide largest tuner for Audi and VW offers its customers two different finishes for the ABT SPORT GR20: either “matt black” with a diamond-machined surface and a matt clear finishor “glossy black” with a diamond-machined rim flange. The GR20 wheel is perfectly ...

Power Like A Jetpack – The New ABT Audi RS3 Sedan With 500 HP

[source: ABT Sportsline] The normal version of the Audi RS3 sedan offers a boot capacity of 315 liters and 400 HP (294 kW) – both can be increased significantly: the luggage compartment by folding down the rear seats, the horsepower by paying a visit to ABT Sportsline. At the maximum "escalation stage" ABT Power R, a whopping 500 HP (368 kW) and 570 Nm are ready to launch. With this power, the sporty notchback can reach up to 186 mph and rockets from 0 to 62 mph in 3.7 seconds. ...

ABT Upgrades For The 2018 Audi A4 and S4 Sedan

[source: ABT America] The Audi S4 is the benchmark among medium-sized premium cars and will be on top of any situation with upgrades from ABT. With some new aerodynamic add-ons like a front skirt add-on, front grille frame and fender inserts, either made out of ABS plastic or carbon fiber, S4 owners (and A4 drivers too!) are ready for some show and shine. The ABT rear skirt insert draws even more attention thanks to the increased sound performance of the ABT exhaust system. T...

RS 4 Times Three: ABT Reveals Tuning Secrets From Different Generations

[source: ABT] Everything began in 1994 with the RS2, which is not included here. Porsche gave the compact Audi 80 Avant 315 turbo-horsepower (232 kW), driving any trace of conservativeness from the car. The idea of a sportscar in the body of a station wagon was born. “Today, I see one of the greatest advantages of this model in the fact that it looks like a normal family car but offers the driving performance of a pure sportscar,” rally driver Walter Röhrl said back in the day. 2,8...

Secure A Last Minute Seat As A Driver At The Audi Sport ABT TT Cup

[source: ABT Sportsline] More than 100,000 spectators at each race live at the track, comprehensive TV coverage on Sport1 with Patrick Simon as commentator and its exclusive position as a fringe event of the DTM: The TT Cup is a crowd puller with spectators and for the drivers it is also a great springboard for their racing careers: The winner can, for example, look forward to a place in the Audi DTM Young Driver Test. An Audi TT RS road sports car also awaits the winner, while there is a...

Slender and Muscular – ABT Audi Q5 and SQ5 “Slim Body” with up to 425 HP

[source: ABT Sportsline] After the wide body version presented at the Geneva Motor Show, the ABT Audi Q5 and SQ5 are now also available with the ABT Aero Package Slim Body. Depending on the production engine, a lot more horsepower are also possible – for example 425 HP (313 kW) for the SQ5. Long live sports! "The kit includes a sporty, elegant front skirt, dynamic door strip attachments and an imposing rear skirt set, including the sonorous ABT Rear Mufflerwith 102 mm carbon ...

ABT Vossen Q7 1 of 10

The ultimate luxury SUV, strictly limited - Audi Q7 ABT Vossen 1 of 10 ABT, the worldwide leading tuner for cars from Audi and VW, and Vossen Wheels, one of the trendsetting wheel brands in the industry, are taking the progressive and powerful design of the Audi Q7 to a whole new level with an impressive and strictly limited edition of the SUV – the Audi Q7 ABT Vossen 1 of 10. ABT has taken the elegant body of the Q7 and outfitted it with visually striking aerodynamic parts. The wide...

ABT Audi SQ5 with Widebody Aerokit and 425 HP

source: ABT Sportsline ABT Sportsline takes the three-liter turbo gasoline engine in the new Audi SQ5 to a fiery 425 HP (313 kW) and a torque increase of 10% to 550 Nm. A bold statement from the world’s largest tuner for vehicles from the Audi and Volkswagen Group, as the production version offers 354 HP (260 kW) – just like its predecessor with compressor. After installation of the additional ABT Engine Control unit, there is definitely more than enough power for a commanding a...

The Next Level of Performance – The New ABT RS 4 with 510 HP and 680 NM

source: ABT  19 years ago, the first Audi RS 4 appeared on the scene and caused quite a stir with its 381 HP (280 kW)! The 4th generation of the sports station wagon is now available, with an impressive 450 HP (331 kW). The difference between the current production model and the new ABT version of the RS 4 is equally great: 510 HP (375 kW) and 680 Nm instead of 600 Nm should be more than enough even for the next generation of the fun, lightning-fast car. Speaking of torque: compa...

World Premiere: ABT RS5-R Roams Supercar Territory with 530 HP

source: ABT Sportsline ABT Sportsline has hidden an entire subcompact car in the power boost for the current Audi RS5-R. “On the ABT RS5-R, we get an additional 80 HP and 90 Nm from the 2.9 liter biturbo V6, which has a very similar design to the engine in the first Audi RS4,” CEO Hans-Jürgen Abt proudly explains. The vehicle, which is limited to 50 units, will be presented live for the first time at the Geneva International Motor Show (March 8 to 18, 2018). Thanks to ABT...

More Sportiness Thanks to ABT for the 2018 Audi A5

source: ABT America With immediate effect ABT is offering just the right amount of upgrades to give the Audi A5 in all of its versions a more personal look. An aggressive looking front spoiler bearing the distinctive ABT design language is available for the A5 Sportback, Coupe and Convertible. Perfectly in line with the sporty style of the car are the various types of ABT wheels. Audi A5 owners can either go for a 19” DR or ER-C wheel or pick a 20” DR, ER-C, FR or GR wheel. A...

Audi Gives Talents an Opportunity in Formula E

source: Audi Sport Rookie test following the race in Marrakesh DTM star Nico Müller and youngster Nyck de Vries in Audi e-tron FE04 A premiere in Formula E: In the racing series’ first rookie test, Nico Müller and Nyck de Vries are going to drive the Audi e-tron FE04 for the first time. The test day is scheduled for January 14, 2018, one day after the next Formula E race in Marrakesh. With the rookie test Formula E and the FIA are giving the registered teams an opp...