Audi RS 4 Avant Debuts At DTM Finale Hockenheim

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="36429"] words: Bill, photos: Audi Sport While going through over 435 photos from the DTM finale at Hockenheim (won by Nico Müller followed by Mike Rockenfeller and René Rast), we came across these photos from the Audi Thrill Zone. Apparently the Audi RS 4 Avant made its debut there with René Rast behind the wheel...woof. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="36432"] This would be how I would order my RS 4 Avant...if we ...

Robin Rogalski Wins Audi Sport Seyffarth R8 LMS Cup

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="36422"] source: Audi Sport DTM test as a reward for Cup winner Robin Rogalski Second victory of the Audi R8 LMS in New Zealand Brink Motorsport wins teams’ title in Scandinavia with Audi RS 3 LMS Robin Rogalski is the winner of the 2019 Audi Sport Seyffarth R8 LMS Cup. As a reward for his performances the up-and-coming driver will be given the opportunity of participating in a DTM test. On the first weekend in October, ...

Triple Triumph In The Finale: Audi Crowns Its Most Successful DTM Season

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="36272"] source: Audi Sport Nico Müller wins wet race in front of Mike Rockenfeller and René Rast Twelfth victory in 18th race for the Audi RS 5 DTM Management Board Member for Development Rothenpieler: “Vorsprung durch Technik par excellence” Rain, fireworks and all-out partying at Audi: in the final race of the 2019 DTM, the brand with the four rings again gave the competition no chance and crowned its most successful DTM season with ...

Masterful DTM Champion: René Rast Celebrates Seventh Victory This Season

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="36215"] source: Audi Sport Audi driver wins Saturday’s race in DTM finale at Hockenheim 50th success for the Audi RS 5 DTM Audi Sport Team Rosberg secures teams’ championship ahead of time René Rast began the final weekend of the DTM with a masterful performance: The Champion won Saturday’s race at the Hockenheimring from pole position. Having scored the maximum number of points, he secured the teams’ championshi...

Premiere At DTM Finale: Audi RS 5 DTM With Innovative Fuel For The First Time

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="35963"] source: Audi Sport Fuel with a high proportion of renewable components improves CO2 balance by 30 percent Joint pilot test with Aral in Audi RS 5 DTM race taxi Two-time Formula One World Champion Emerson Fittipaldi to drive demo laps With the introduction of highly efficient turbo engines, the DTM has achieved a significant CO2 reduction in the 2019 season. At the DTM finale at Hockenheim, Audi, together with se...

Update For The Powerful Wagon: The New Audi RS 4 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="35912"] source: Audi Sport Even stronger visual differentiation thanks to new design language Powerful and efficient: Twin-turbo V6 with 331 kW (450 metric hp) and 600 Nm (442.5 lb-ft) of torque MMI touch: New operating system and new RS-specific displays The Audi Sport GmbH has fine-tuned many details of the RS 4 Avant (combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 9,2 (25.6 US mpg); combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 208 (3...

Victories for Audi Sport in Australia, China, Germany and Japan

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="35667"] source: Audi Sport Audi Sport GT3 and TCR customer race cars in front Successful debut of the Audi R8 LMS GT2 in Spain Driver lineup for IGTC season’s finale at Kyalami confirmed The teams from Audi Sport customer racing ended the month of September with strong performances. Four victories of the Audi R8 LMS and three of the Audi RS 3 LMS shaped a successful race weekend on three continents. Audi R8 LMS GT3 Fourth victory of ...

Compact Power Packs: Audi RS Q3 and Audi RS Q3 Sportback

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="35529"] source: Audi Sport Outstanding performance: SUV and SUV coupe from Audi Sport Coupe-like silhouette: Audi RS Q3 for the first time also as Sportback Award-winning five-cylinder unit: the 2.5 TFSI with more power Audi Sport presents the new edition of the RS Q3 (combined fuel consumption in l/100 km*: 8.9 - 8.8 (26.4 - 26.7 US mpg); combined CO2 emissions in g/km*: 203 - 202 (326.7 - 325.1 g/mi)) and with the RS Q3 Sportback (combine...

René Rast: “I see my future in the DTM”

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="35334"] source: Audi Sport The 2019 DTM Champion in an extensive interview before the season’s finale Audi driver René Rast secured an early DTM title win in the season’s third from last race. In an extensive interview, the 2019 DTM Champion reveals why, in spite of his early success, fans should not miss the finale at Hockenheim on the first weekend in October, what records he is interested in, what the secret of his succ...

Create Your Own Backstory With The Audi RS 6 Avant And Win!

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="35301"] words: Bill, photos: Audi AG Over the years, quattro Magazine editor-in-chief, George Achorn, and I have taken many long road trips to Audi Club events, races, and car shows. We've logged thousands of miles together and occasionally run out of things to talk about. So how did we kill time? We would come up with back stories of the people driving around us. Some were humorous, some were fantasy but it did the job...we've never gotten ...

“World’s Fastest Armored Car” Tested On “Jay Leno’s Garage”

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="35312"] source: AddArmor, photos: Jay Leno's Garage Editor's note: Read about the debut of the World's Fasted Armored Car HERE Jay Leno Stymies An Attacker With The AddArmor 200-MPH Audi RS7 Jay Leno recently played the role of East Coast wise-guy on his popular CNBC show “Jay Leno’s Garage.” The segment involved Jay driving AddArmor’s APR-tuned Audi RS7 to evade a staged attack from Joe Vega, AddArmor’s VP of Research & Devel...

The Audi RS 6 Avant Is Live On Audi Canada’s Website

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="35290"] words: Bill, photos: Audi Canada  There's a feeling of change in the air and it's not the coming of fall...it's the arrival of the Audi RS 6 Avant on the shores of North America. Nothing has shaken the world of North American Audi-philes as the news that the almighty Avant is coming and now, the reality is closer. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="35288"] The RS 6 Avant is now on audi.ca and while you can't or...

Digital Trends: Audi Streamlines Its Product Offerings To Appeal To Younger Buyers

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32612"] source: Digital Trends Audi is simplifying its lineup to cut costs and increase profits. The automaker has already pared down its line by 27% as it aims for an eventual 45% reduction. Audi believes more youthful shoppers aren’t going to want the same things older customers desire. Most people younger than 35 have less spending money than older buyers, and Audi believes the company must start concentrating on smaller, less expensi...

Endurance Title for Audi Sport in Australia

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="35256"] source: Audi Sport Geoff Emery/Garth Tander win Australian Endurance Championship GT3 lineup for the FIA GT World Cup in Macau has been confirmed Two wild card entrants in Audi RS 3 LMS in the FIA WTCR in Suzuka On the circuit at Sandown in Australia, Geoff Emery and Garth Tander in an Audi R8 LMS won the Australian Endurance Championship on the weekend. In addition, Audi Sport customer racing clinched trophies in France, Italy, N...

Beneficial Vallelunga “Dress Rehearsal” Also Yields Seventh Place In Italian GT Endurance

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="35032"] source: Audi Sport Italia • Mike den Tandt faces fast-improving learning curve in Audi Sport Italia car • Central stint under relentless pressure doesn't make blink Charles Weerts Campagnano, Italy — Before the Italian GT Endurance field was unleashed for the third round of the domestic Endurance series, Charles Weerts and Mike Den Tandt were adamant about their goal: they were focused on mileage and willing to put in an m...

Fourth Title For Audi Sport in ADAC GT Masters

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="34960"] source: Audi Sport Kelvin van der Linde/Patric Niederhauser with uncontestable lead in ADAC GT Masters Audi R8 LMS defends lead of the standings in the United States and France Racing premiere of the Audi R8 LMS GT2 in Spain from September 27 to 29 Title decision in the ADAC GT Masters: Kelvin van der Linde/Patric Niederhauser in an Audi R8 LMS from HCB-Rutronik Racing, on scoring a victory at Hockenheim on the race weekend before th...

Tom Kristensen – The Story Of My Life (Video) And Special Guest Of Audi Club North America

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="34152"] words: Bill, video stills: Goodwood Road & Racing , photos: George Achorn, Audi AG Mention Tom Kristensen to the average person and they may know the name but not the significance. Mention Tom to an Audi fan? How much time do you have? Tom is the most successful race car driver in sports car history. We all know he won Le Mans ninetime, six of them consecutively but did you know he also won races in every single series he's ever rac...

Difficult Weekend For Audi Sport In China

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="34134"] source: Audi Sport High price for poor qualifying results in FIA WTCR All four drivers in the points on the circuit at Ningbo Accidents not of its own doing deprive Audi Sport of better positions several times   Unfavorable positions in both qualifying sessions deprived Audi Sport customer racing of better results on the seventh race weekend of the WTCR – FIA World Touring Car Cup in China. In the end, seventh place clinched by...

Rast Unstoppable: Audi Driver On Course For Title After Perfect Saturday

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="34123"] source: Audi Sport   Maximum points score for DTM leader on SaturdayClosest rival Nico Müller without points in race after jump-startingJonathan Aberdein from customer team WRT Team Audi Sport in fourth position With a dominant victory in Saturday’s race at the Nürburgring, Audi driver René Rast has come a lot closer to winning his second DTM title. Before the last three rounds, the German has an advantage of 47 points over...