Iconic ABT quattro Meets Great-Grandchild – The ABT RS5-R

source: ABT Sportsline The Audi quattro presented in 1980 is the "godfather" in the history of Audi all-wheel-drive sport models. It is what other racers from the brand have to live up to. With regard to the engine, the 20V with 220 HP (162 kW), which was introduced in 1989, was the benchmark after the exclusive Sport quattro. The former can be found in the ABT Sportsline museum in Bavaria – in a good, but certainly not the standard production condition. "Back then, we tuned the ...

510 HP ABT Power Upgrade Available For All Audi RS 5 Owners

ABT is making the 510 HP power upgrade for the Audi RS5 available to all its customers. Until recently the performance increase was exclusively reserved for the limited RS5-R package. To give the Audi powerhouse coupe a boost of up to 510 HP and 501 lb-ft the power upgrade does not only include the signature ABT engine control unit (AEC), but also an additional water radiator kit and air inlet cover to support cooling the engine. With up to 60 HP and 58 lb-ft more an Audi RS5 Coupe ...

2018 Audi SQ5 With 425 HP And Visible Tailpipes Thanks To ABT

source: ABT America ABT Sportsline upgrades the three-liter turbo gasoline engine of the current model Audi SQ5 to a fiery 425 HP and increases the torque by 10% of up to 405 lb-ft. There is more than enough power for a commanding appearance after installing of the separate ABT Engine Control unit – especially if the SQ5 is also equipped with the ABT aerodynamic body kit that brings back visible tailpipes. The ABT Slimbody package for the SQ5 comes with a new front skirt, door st...

Audi Q7 3.0 TFSI Gets ABT Treatment Of Up To 410 HP

source: ABT America ABT is changing the “Sport” in “Sport-Utility Vehicle” to “Speed” with a power upgrade of up to 410 HP for the Audi Q7 equipped with the 3.0 TFSI. The standard output of 333 HP and 325 lb-ft torque might be enough for a smooth ride, but drivers who are looking for a sporty driving experience in a SUV will be happy to get 77 HP and 58 lb-ft more to play with. The power increase is achieved in a safe and reliable way through the separate ABT ECU that is...

The ABT Audi SQ5 with 425 HP and The Dream of Flying

source: ABT Sportsline Even if it might seem quite obvious for the ABT Audi SQ5: The category designation "sport utility vehicle" has nothing to do with the engine power of 425 HP (313 kW) or with the wide-body aerodynamics package, which ensures a particularly sporty appearance. The SUV name is rather an American term where it is used to designate vehicles for leisure and sports. As this also included hunting and fishing, a certain level of off-road capability was also assumed. Admittedl...

ABT Pushes The 2018 Audi S5 From 354 HP To 425 HP

[source: ABT America] The S5 combines form and function like no other car from the Audi company and ABT is offering just the right amount of upgrades to increase performance and sharpen the look of the elegant midsize all-wheel-drive. Leaving the S5 Sportback, Coupe and Cabriolet in the hands of ABT, the 3.0-liter V6 engine gets a boost of up to 425 HP and 405 lb-ft (stock performance: 354 HP / 369 lb-ft). Power is applied in a save and reliable way through the separate ABT E...

4 More Fun: ER-C 20-inch Wheels and Over 300 HP For A4

Driving fun in the business class doesn’t just start with an Audi S4 or an RS4: ABT Sportsline demonstrates how to get more out of a normal Audi A4 regarding sporty appearance and driving fun. Regardless of whether a gasoline or diesel engine is under the hood or if it is a notchback sedan or an Avant station wagon. One feature of the car on the picture catches the eye especially: the impressive 20 inch alloy wheel ABT ER-C. The distinctive lines of the boldly curved and delicate spokes ...

Audi RS 5 Coupe with up to 510 HP from ABT, exclusively for the RS5-R Package

[source: ABT America] The Audi RS 5 Coupe is a beautiful powerhouse of a car and since ABT has recently introduced their power upgrades also to the US, the 2.9 Liter Biturbo V6 received a well-desired boost as well. By using state-of-the-art technology ABT is adding horsepower to the RS 5 and also ensures reliability and durability. The separate ABT engine control unit increases the performance output from 444 HP up to 510 HP and raises the maximum torque from 443 lb-ft to 501 lb...

ABT Power Upgrades Now Also Available in the United States

Good news for North American ABT clients: Starting August 1st 2018 ABT will be offering a selection of their highly sought-after power upgrades in the US! In the beginning the technologically advanced and extensively tested separate performance ECU (engine control unit) will be available for the current model Audi S4/S5, Audi SQ5 and Audi Q7 3.0 TFSI. A power upgrade for the 2018 Audi RS5 is exclusively available for customers when ordering the limited edition ABT RS5-R package. ABT ...

Go For Gold: “ABT Aerowheel” Concept Study Comes As A Limited Series

[source: ABT Sportsline] Speech is silver, just doing is gold – just typical for ABT Sportsline! The Bavarian company will produce an exclusive limited series of the ABT Aerowheel concept study, which was met with great enthusiasm in Geneva. The wheel will only be available in Racing Gold and 21". After the limited special edition ABT RS4-R has now sold out and there are only precious few of the corresponding ABT RS5-R coupés remaining, the Bavarian tuner then already has the nex...

“Edelweiss” With 500 HP And The NEW 20-Inch GR Rims: The ABT Audi RS 3 Sportback

[source: ABT Sportsline] The edelweiss is probably the most famous Alpine flower. It is said to have many positive properties – even as an anti-aging remedy. But this strictly protected white plant is not the only fountain of youth to be found in Bavaria: ABT Sportsline, for example, offers its interpretation of the Audi RS 3 – and there is no law against picking this precious flower from the company lot, as long as the purchase price has been paid. Just pretty and white?...

Audi Convertibles by ABT – The Perfect Summer Drives

[source: ABT] It is the season for sun-seeking car enthusiasts and ABT offers many ways to dress up the Convertibles from Audi. The Audi A5 and S5 Cabriolet not only let’s you feel the wind in your hair but also gives pure driving enjoyment. Time to treat the sporty two-door with some aerodynamic parts from ABT like a new front spoiler and rear skirt set. The latter also comes with a new rear muffler that kicks up the sound performance yet another notch. Height adjustable suspe...

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 ...