Allan McNish: “It Is An Incredible Journey”

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="45302"] source: Audi Sport Team principal talks about his life in Formula E McNish was appointed two and a half years ago Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler most successful team with 41 podiums Two and a half years ago, Audi announced its factory involvement in Formula E and Allan McNish as team boss. In an interview, the 50-year-old Scot talks about his first touches with electric motorsport, the special challenges, his future wishes, what he misses...

quattro magazine q1_2020: Event Report – Audi RS 6 Avant at Malibu Cars & Coffee

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="37981"] words: Denis Podmarkov, Photos: Denis Podmarkov and Colin McCarty Editor’s note: This article originally ran in the q1_2020 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, join Audi Club here. Pinch me, I must be dreaming…the day is here. The day we dreamt about. Begged Audi of America for. The day we all thought was impossible. Today is the day the United States of America gets their first RS Avant...

ABT Power S Boosts Audi RS 4 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44651"] words: Bill, photos: ABT Sportsline Editor's Note: Let me start out with my disclaimer for the normal questions I get: Yes, I know that the RS 4 Avant isn't sold in the States Yes, I post articles on Audi models that we don't get because we're all Audi fans, right? No...this isn't clickbait With all of us practicing #socialdistancing, we turn to the web to keep us entertained and what is more entertaining than gazing at an Audi RS 4 Ava...

Audi RS 5 DTM: New Clothes for the Championship Winning Car

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44541"] source: Audi Sport Audi RS 5 DTM the car to beat in the DTM 2020 Fresh look for the six factory-entered Class 1 race cars New partners for Audi Sport In 2019, the Audi RS 5 DTM was the car to beat in the DTM. For the project “title defense”, the championship-winning car was optimized in details. At the same time, Audi Design gave the six factory-entered cars a fresh look. On Saturday, Audi presented the RS 5 DTM of title de...

The All-New Audi RS Q8: The Beast Is a Beauty

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="39407"] source: Audi of America, photo: Audi AG, Denis Podmarkov All-new RS Q8 first RS-SUV from Audi in America Dominating performance of an RS, everyday functionality of an SUV, and dynamic silhouette of the Audi Ur quattro Audi RS Q8 fastest production SUV to lap Nürburgring racetrack with official time of 7 minutes and 42.2 seconds Audi RS Q8 combines the genes of a high-performance RS model with the practicality of an SUV and the dynamic ...

e-tron connect: Audi e-tron GT Spy Photos: Round 2

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44459"] Editor’s note: This article was originally posted on our sister site, e-tron connect As it goes with test mules and spy photos, once a car has been seen… it tends to be seen again and again. Such is the case with the upcoming e-tron GT. We saw our first images of a production e-tron GT testing just last week, and now we have our second sighting. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44461"] What we know of e-tron GT has...

Money Can’t Buy Happiness… But It Can Buy An RS 6 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44386"] source: Audi of America High-performance RS 6 Avant delivers exhilarating driving dynamics with everyday functionality Capable of 591 horsepower and 590 lb-ft of torque, a 4.0-liter TFSI® twin-turbo V8 propels the Avant from 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds Impressive wide-bodied, Avant silhouette with RS treatment Once unobtainable in the U.S. market, the RS 6 Avant is now a reality for U.S. customers. The RS 6 Avant defies all expectations of...

Last 24+ Hours…Last Chance for the Audi Club Sweepstakes

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="43934"] Who will win and what will you choose if you do? In the past we've given away two RS 3, S5 Sportback, S3...now? You have the chance to win your choice of either an RS 5 (Coupé or Sportback) or the new e-tron. But you had better hurry...the sweepstake ends TOMORROW February 21st. There's still time to purchase your entries. Will you be smiling like the LEGO figurines above? Purchase your entries HERE [gallery link="file" ...

The New Audi RS Q3 and the New Audi RS Q3 Sportback

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="43758"] source: Audi AG Photo Gallery of the RS Q3 Sportback      Photo Gallery of the RS Q3 Curtain up for the new RS Q3 (combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 8.9–8.8 (26.4–26.7 mpg); combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 203–202 (326.7–325.1 g/mi)) and RS Q3 Sportback (combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 8.9–8.8 (26.4–26.7 mpg); combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 204–202 (328.3–325.1 g/mi)): Both models combine a drive concept...

Audi Club R8 Spyder Dolce Vita European Tour (UPDATE: June trip is cancelled)

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="43589"] Enjoy an exciting Italian journey in the Audi R8 Spyder V10 performance quattro! Two Exclusive Audi Club North America R8 Tours – June 3-7 & October 7-11 (June trip cancelled) Audi Club is pleased to offer two Audi R8 Dolce Vita tours in 2020. Sign up now! This tour sells out fast. Experience sinuous mountain passes, stunning landscapes and famous wine routes in sporty fashion and flawless style. Marvel at how the unmistakable d...

The Audi RS 4 Avant Bronze Edition

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="43508"] words: Bill, press & photos: Audi UK Why do I keep torturing our North American fans with news of unobtainable Audi models? Maybe because at one point, I thought the US would never see a new RS 6 Avant yet here we are... Audi UK has just revealed the RS 4 Avant Bronze Edition. This £82,395 ($107,145.22 USD) super Avant is painted in Vesuvius Grey with black details and of course, bronze wheels. The sliver lining? The UK will only ...

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 Club Sweepstakes Is About to Cross the Finish Line…

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="15517"] The finish line is in sight...and we ARE giving away an Audi! Audi Club is getting closer to crossing the finish line on our very 1st sweepstakes and we ARE giving away an Audi! Sales ends Friday February 21 at midnight CST and the drawing will be held on February 28th at 12pm CST. Purchase 25 entries for $25, 55 entries for $50, or 120 entries for $100. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="43399"] This is the highest value ...

Nordschleife Record-Holder Now Even Faster: ABT Audi RS Q8

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="43358"] source: ABT Sportsline Nordschleife record-holder now even faster ABT RS Q8 boasts 700 hp and lowering option Even experienced auto-testers are amazed at the Audi RS Q8’s agility, despite its 2.4-tonne weight. But after all, the Audi engineers have brought a whole host of refined high-tech solutions to the table – such as steering rear wheels. The standard vehicle with 600 hp (441 kW) and 800 Nm could even claim the Nürburgring No...

The Ultimate High-Performance Estate By ABT

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="43078"] source: ABT Sportsline The fourth generation of the Audi RS 6 recently came onto the market. Now, with the help of a performance upgrade from ABT Sportsline, you can further enhance the already enormous power of the Avant. But first things first: Since the “Big Bang” in 2002, when the first Audi RS 6 saw the light of day, a great deal has happened, particularly in the field of driving dynamics. So, the latest edition with mild hy...

Audi Racing Drivers Thrill Fans At GP Ice Race

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="42788"] source: Audi Sport Daniel Abt, René Rast and Benoît Tréluyer put in a spectacular show in Zell am See Audi e-tron FE06 and Audi RS 5 DTM sideways on ice and snow Rally legend Stig Blomqvist drives historic Audi Sport quattro Spectacular drifts on ice and snow: at the second running of the GP Ice Race in Austria’s Zell am See, Formula E driver Daniel Abt and DTM champion René Rast tackled slippery terrain with their Audi race ...

Disappointing Season Opener For Audi Sport

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="42691"] source: Audi Sport Round one of the Intercontinental GT Challenge in Australia Kelvin van der Linde turns the fastest race lap Podium in the Pro-Am class for customer team Hallmarc At the incredibly thrilling season-opening round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC), Audi Sport fell short of its own expectations. After racing cars from seven different manufacturers had qualified in the top ten, Audi headed into the Bathurst 12...

Audi RS 3 Spied Winter Testing

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="42673"] From these spy photos, it will be good news to Audi fans to know the RS 3 development has moved onto the winter testing phase. We spied the RS 3 at the Nurburgring before but this is the first sighting in the snow. The RS 3 will of course get wider fenders and a new front bumper. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="42675"] Set for debut in the latter half of 2020, the new RS 3 will get an updated version of the 2.5l 5-cylind...

Six Correct Ones: Audi With Unchanged Driver Squad In The 2020 DTM

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="42646"] source: Audi Sport Defending champion René Rast spearheads the Audi lineup DTM again an important pillar in AUDI AG's motorsport program With an unchanged driver squad, Audi is launching the “Title Defense” project in the DTM in the 2020 motorsport season. After the most successful DTM season in the company's history, winning all three championship titles, twelve wins, twelve pole positions, twe...