Find of the Day: 2021 ABT RS7-R 1 of 125

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60662"] words: Bill, photos: GMP Performance A new Audi RS 7 is a pretty stunning car but what if you wanted one that was limited to just 125 examples made worldwide? GMP Performance has one just for you and not just one but the first one built in the States. Here's the ad: AUDI RS7 WITH ABT LIMITED EDITION 1 OF 125 RS7-R KIT There's great pride to be found in being number one. Whether it's your finishing place in a race, your ranking, or jus...

Audi R8 LMS Top in Europe and Australia

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60630"] source: Audi AG GT3 victories and championship lead in GT World Challenge Europe and Australia First wins of the season in GT4 France for Audi R8 LMS GT4 Comtoyou Racing leads TCR Europe standings with Audi RS 3 LMS In as many as two regional championships of promoter SRO’s GT World Challenge, two teams from Audi Sport customer racing celebrated victories and the lead of the standings with the GT3 version of the Audi R8 LMS. The GT...

Video of the Day: Watch an Audi R8 V10 run the 1/4-mile in 8.4 seconds at 169.81 mph

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60569"] words: Bill, video: That Racing Channel Tony Palo started out drag racing Hondas and selling some parts for them. He eventually formed T1 Race Development and became big in the Nissan GT-R world but then an Audi R8 V10 rolled into his life... Tony fitted a twin turbo setup combined with his company's own fuel system plus upgraded the transmission for the extra torque but never opened up the motor itself. The results? Zero to sixt...

Championship lead for Audi Sport Italia

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60561"] source: Audi AG Audi leads the manufacturers championship in Italy with R8 LMS Chaz Mostert extends championship lead in TCR Australia New Audi RS 3 LMS homologated At Monza, the Audi Sport customer racing teams collected a total of four trophies in GT and touring car racing. On the first weekend in May, the new Audi RS 3 LMS was homologated five weeks before its racing debut. Audi R8 LMS GT3 Successful dance into May: Aud...

The Audi e-tron GT – a Gran Turismo Unlike Any Other – Now Available in Numerous Markets

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60531"] source: Audi AG In Germany, the e-tron GT starts at €99,800, the RS e-tron GT at €138,200 A new era of Gran Turismo: sporty, comfortable, and sustainable Audi received numerous preorders for both of these impressive electric models It’s an Audi unlike any other, and as of today, the e-tron GT is now on sale at dealerships across Europe. The fully electric Gran Turismo is available in two models, in both cases with all-whe...

Win This Audi RS 6 RS Tribute edition Print in the Audi Club RS 6 Avant Sweepstakes

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60489"] words: Bill, car: Nishant Pillai (@rswgns), photo: Evan Lewis (@aerial_automotive) There's nothing better than an Audi RS 6 Avant except for maybe a limited edition Nogaro Blue RS 6 Avant RS Tribute edition. With only 25 examples of the Tribute edition imported to the States, it's tough to get your hands on one. We may have a consolation prize though. If you read our blog regularly, you may remember a series of posts called Don...

Event: Audi RS e-tron GT U.S. Reveal at Malibu Cars & Coffee

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60406"] words: George, photos: Denis Podmarkov Even though the traditional auto show events worldwide have been on an effective hold since the onset of COVID, that hasn’t stopped carmakers from bringing new cars to market or even sharing a special reveal. To that end, and with the car about to arrive in a few months, Audi chose to enjoy an American public reveal of its RS e-tron GT at Malibu Cars and Coffee. [gallery link="none" columns="1" siz...

Audi’s Le Mans Return Is Shaping Up

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60368"] source: Audi AG Concept stage for new Audi sports prototype largely completed Close cooperation with fellow group brand Porsche First race planned for January 2023 at the Daytona 24 Hours Audi will return to Le Mans and to sports prototype racing with an electrified sports car in the 2023 season. The successor to the successful Audi R18 is already taking shape. “The new LMDh category fits perfec...

Audi Announces Model Year 2022 Audi Sport Updates

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60330"] source: Audi of America All-new RS design packages enhance performance attributes and underline sporty sophistication Dynamic Ride Control now available as an option on RS 6 Avant and RS 7 models Race inspired flat-bottom steering wheel now standard for RS 6 Avant and RS 7 models Audi of America today announced updates for its Audi Sport lineup for the 2022 model year, including the addition of a number of requested features customers a...

First Title of the Year for the Audi RS 3 LMS

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60323"] source: Audi AG Track Tec Racing wins TCR New Zealand with Chris van der Drift Podium finish for Audi R8 LMS GT3 at Le Castellet Trophies for the Audi RS 3 LMS in England and France Chris van der Drift won the title in the inaugural TCR New Zealand with the New Zealand customer team Track Tec Racing in the Audi RS 3 LMS. A podium result for the Audi R8 LMS and three further trophies for the Audi RS 3 LMS rounded off Audi Sport custom...

Advertising Banner Costs René Rast Chance of a Podium

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60302"] source: Audi AG Whirled-up advertising banner gets caught in the German’s Audi e-tron FE07 Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler scores again with both cars at Valencia René Rast and Lucas di Grassi with comeback drives in Sunday’s race An advertising banner cost René Rast from the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team the chance of a podium result in the sixth round of the Formula E World Championship at Valencia (Spain). The thr...

Audi is Ready for Formula E’s Debut in Spain

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60213"] source: Audi Sport Electric racing series hosts two races on Valencia circuit Lucas di Grassi and René Rast set their sights on the podium Team Principal Allan McNish: “Everyone in the team is fired up for the first trophies” Formula E has already held races in 17 different countries and a new one will be added this weekend: Spain. On the circuit in Valencia, Lucas di Grassi and René Rast, together with the Audi Sport ABT Schae...

Strong Start for the Audi R8 LMS GT2

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60207"] source: Audi Sport Two victories for Audi Sport’s most powerful model at Monza Podium results for GT3 version at the Nürburgring and in Hungary Victory and podium places for the Audi RS 3 LMS in Europe and China With a victory and a one-two finish, Audi Sport customer racing celebrated a convincing start to the new GT2 European Series. All three customer teams relying on the Audi R8 LMS GT2 recorded podium finishes – two of them...

18 Audi R8 LMS Cars at the Season Opener in Monza

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60187"] source: Audi AG Audi customers on the grid in three different categories of the SRO racing series Three GT2 sports cars from Audi Sport customer racing on one grid for the first time Seven GT3 and eight GT4 models with the four rings in Italy Audi Sport customer racing has never been so strongly represented in the European racing series of promoter SRO (Stéphane Ratel Organization) as in the 2021 season. A total of nine of the brand...

Intensive Development of the New Audi RS 3 LMS

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="59584"] source: Audi AG Wind tunnel testing of the new race car in Ingolstadt First test drives of the customer racing model in Spain and Italy Nathanaël Berthon and Frédéric Vervisch take turns at the wheel Following the world premiere of the Audi RS 3 LMS on February 5, Audi Sport’s new TCR model is undergoing an intensive testing program. A wind tunnel test at Ingolstadt was followed by the first runs on race tracks at Castellolí in...

Audi CO2 Program: Sustainable Aluminum for Audi e-tron GT Wheels

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="59409"] source: Audi AG 20-inch wheels for the Audi e-tron GT2 made of CO2-reduced aluminum Innovative aluminum smelting technology releases oxygen instead of CO2 Marco Philippi, Head of Procurement Strategy: “This lets us increase our sustainability performance in the supply chain and ensure that our models arrive at the customers with a smaller carbon footprint” AUDI AG is systematically continuing its CO2 program i...

Find of the Day: 2021 Audi RS 6 Avant RS Tribute edition

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="59251"] words: Bill, photos: Adam Lizotte-Zeisler Needless to say that with the Audi C8 RS 6 Avant finally hitting our shores for the 1st time, there has been a lot of excitement. We've seen RS 6 Avants in 'normal' Audi colors and exciting Audi exclusive colors but the King of the Hill color is Nogaro Blue. Not only does it harken back to the OG RS2 Avant but, at least in the US market, a Nogaro Blue RS 6 Avant means that it is a RS Tribute editi...

Find of the Day: 2011 Audi R18 TDI ultra

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="58956"] words: Bill, photos: Art & Revs The legendary Audi R18...it raced and dominated for six seasons but the version immortalized on film is the 2011 Audi R18 TDI ultra. Truth in 24 II told the story of the R18 TDI ultra and its dramatic win at Le Mans. You remember that one: three R18 TDI ultras started the race but only one finished and it finished as the winner with Marcel Fässler, André Lottery and Benoît Tréluyer on top of the po...

Find of the Day: 2018 Merlin Purple Audi TT RS

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="58796"] words: Bill, photos: Eastside Motoring Merlin Purple...it's one of those Audi colors that you either love or hate. I personally love it and had never seen a TT RS in this color before until today. And according to the ad, this is a 1 of 1 so I wonder how many people have seen this magical TT RS. Here's the ad: 1 of 1 Merlin Puple TT RS!!!!... Still Under Factory Warrnanty.... Xpel Paint Protection Film on Entire Front... CTS Cold Air Inta...

Video of the Day: Nothing But Audi on the Ring

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="58701"] words: Bill, video: Stateside Super Cars There are two things I love about this video: it's nothing but Audi and there is no music soundtrack. There's nothing worse that annoying music when cars are on track...I'd rather listen to the music of squealing tires and throaty exhausts. In this video by Stateside Super Cars, you get to see many different Audi models from over the years take on the legendary Nurburgring...from a drifting C8 RS...