The First ABT RS6+ Limited Edition is on the Road in North America

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="76690"] source: ABT America, photos: Randy Floresca After the overwhelming response of the North American market towards its special editions based on the currentAudi RS6 Avant ABT Sportsline has come up with an exclusive limited offer to show its appreciation to American and Canadian Audi enthusiasts: Only 25 units of the ABT RS6+ will be built, transforming the iconic Audi station wagon into one of the rarest ABT models. And the very first car ...

Strong TCR Weekend for Audi Customer Teams

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="76578"] source: Audi AG Audi RS 3 LMS top again in the Baltics and on course for title in TCR Europe René Rast and Audi retain title chances in the DTM Marcel Hirscher thrills DTM guests at the Red Bull Ring during taxi rides Audi Sport customer racing has already clinched the 27th championship title with the RS 3 LMS thanks to a customer team in Latvia. Excellent championship positions ahead of the finale are also held by teams in TCR Euro...

1:18 Scale Audi RS 6 Avant RS Tribute edition – Another Audi Club RS 3 Sweepstakes Giveaway

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="76547"] We in the States cheered when the Audi RS 6 Avant finally made it here and to sweeten the pot, Audi offered the very limited edition(25 examples) of the Nogaro Blue RS Tribute edition. We are going to sweeten our Sweepstakes pot by offering this GT Spirit example to the participants of the Audi Club RS 3 sweepstakes! [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="76551"] While not quite as rare as a real RS Tribute edition, GT Spirit o...

Find of the Day: Audi S1 E2 Pikes Peak

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="76385"] words: Bill, photos: racecardirect.com Ok...if you want to make an impression at the next Cars & Coffee or Audi Club HPDE event, I don't think you could go wrong with this. This is an Audi S1 E2 Pikes Peak replica. It has raced all over the UK, Europe, and yes, even Pikes Peak. Here's the ad: [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="76384"] Audi Quattro S1 Built by Keith Edwards using only the best of the best parts. Over 800...

Third Title for Audi Sport Drivers Dries Vanthoor and Charles Weerts

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="76365"] source: Audi AG Sprint success for driver combination in GT World Challenge Europe, overall Silver Cup title for customer line-up Championship successes in GT2 Europe amateur class and in Norway Touring car victories for the Audi RS 3 LMS in Italy and Australia Audi Sport customer racing celebrated successes with its customers around the globe on the third weekend in September. Outstanding were the GT3 Sprint Championship as well as ...

Video of the Day: Audi R8 V10 performance vs Audi RS Q e-tron Dakar

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="76237"] words: Bill, photo: carwow We featured the Audi RS Q e-tron Dakar against the Audi RS e-tron GT before in a battle of electrics but now it's electric/hybrid versus gasoline. The RS Q e-tron Dakar has 340hp but at a literal flip of a switch, it goes up to 680. The R8 has 620hp but is much lighter at 3400lbs versus 4850lbs for the Dakar. So who will win? Find out below. [embed]https://youtu.be/nes85rlHJFI[/embed]

Audi Says “Thank You Very Much and All the Best, Nico Müller”

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="76207"] source: Audi AG Swiss racing driver with new targets and Formula E Early termination of contract at the end of the 2022 season Last DTM race for Audi at the finale at Hockenheim The DTM finale at Hockenheim on October 8/9 will be Nico Müller’s last race under the sign of the four rings for the time being. Audi Sport and the Swiss race driver have mutually agreed to terminate their contract early at the end of the 2022 season. ...

Audi Customers Celebrate Championship Titles in Europe, France and Canada

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="76149"] source: Audi AG Fourth GT4 championship success for Saintéloc Racing in France Phoenix Racing wins European classification of the 24H Series with Audi R8 LMS Third title in a row for the Audi RS 3 LMS in Canada Audi Sport customer racing is in top form with its private teams in the crucial phase of many championships: In France, Canada and in the European classification of an endurance series, three of the four models from the Audi ...

quattro Magazine: Going Green

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="76133"] By: Ryan Ponto, photos: Rob Overcash @blinker.fluid Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q3_2022 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. Rob has been a part of the four-ring family for nearly four decades now, initially falling in love with Audi automobiles back in the 80s when a good friend of his dad purchased a 5000 Avant. Growing...

Audi Customer Team Wins TCR Eastern Europe

[gallery columns="1" link="none" size="full" ids="75825"] source: Audi AG Eastern Europe title for Bartosz Groszek in the Audi RS 3 LMS 1-2 victory and class title at GT World Challenge in Hockenheim Worldwide successes of GT3 and GT4 teams Audi Sport customer racing started September extremely successfully: While the Aditis Racing customer team secured the TCR Eastern Europe title for the first time, a class title in the Fanatec GT World Challenge powered by AWS Endurance Cup as well as GT...

Flash 2-Day Promotion: 1:48 Scale ABT RS6-R in Matte Merlin Purple

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="75768"] BOOM...we're trying something new: a 2-day flash promotion for our Audi Club RS 3 Sweepstakes! For just two days, Thursday September 1 and Friday, September 2nd, any purchase of entries will be eligible to win this model. One lucky winner will be able to proudly display this in their Audi mini-garage and hopefully a 2023 Audi RS 3 sedan with 19-inch Rotiform AVS wheels that hark the B5/B6 era, Toyo Proxes Sport A/S tires, plus store cred...

Video of the Day: Audi quattro 20V vs Audi quattro S1 E2 vs Audi Sport quattro vs Audi RS2 Avant vs Audi S2 coupe

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="75528"] words: Bill, photo: carwow I'm voting this as the Video of the Year. What a lineup! Mat Watson and carwow are celebrating 45 years of the Audi 5-cylinder by lining up legends for a drag race: Audi quattro vs Audi S1 E2 vs Audi Sport quattro vs Audi RS2 Avant vs Audi S2 coupe. Be sure to turn up the volume to 11 when the cars race because the sound is phenomenal. So is this worthy of Video of the Year? Check it out below and make the dec...

First Victory of the Season for Audi in the Thailand Super Series

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="75574"] source: Audi AG Audi customers win with the R8 LMS in Thailand, the Netherlands and Denmark The Audi R8 LMS GT4 scores first GTC Race class win of the season Comtoyou Racing celebrates victory and strengthens championship lead with the Audi RS 3 LMS in TCR Europe Audi Sport customer racing enjoyed another strong weekend with the Audi R8 LMS. B-Quik Absolute Racing achieved a 1-2 victory in Thailand, while Audi privateers won four rac...

New Audi RS Q e-tron to be Revealed September 1 for the 2023 Dakar Rally

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="75530"] words: Bill, photos: Audi AG The past week was a whirlwind for Audi Sport fans when it was finally confirmed that Audi will join F1 in 2026 and today, Audi Sport dropped a teaser photo of the new RS Q e-tron. The reveal will be on Thursday, September 1st. Not familiar with the RS Q e-tron? It's Audi's return to the famous Dakar Rally but with modern technology  such as the alternative drive concept of the Audi RS Q e-tron that comb...

Video of the Day: 620hp Audi R8 V10 Performance vs Tuned 550hp Audi RS 3 vs Tuned 710hp Audi RS Q8

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="75417"] words: Bill, photo: carwow Here's Mat Watson and carwow with another Audi vs Audi...vs Audi drag race. The RS 3 and RS Q8 have been tuned to 550hp and 710hp respectively while the R8 V10 performance is stock at 620hp. So how will the Audi Sport siblings do against each other? Find out below. [embed]https://youtu.be/uohjBy_GXl0[/embed]

This Is It. Audi Reveals F1 Plans Officially.

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="75472"] [source: Audi Sport] Development of a power unit for the premier class of motorsport from the 2026 season Hybrid power unit will be developed at the Audi Sport facility in Neuburg an der Donau under Adam Baker’s leadership New rules focusing on sustainability and cost efficiency are important factors for getting involved Change at Audi Sport: after successful restructure, Julius Seebach passes the baton to Rolf Michl Audi enters th...

Second Victory of the Season for Audi in the ADAC GT Masters

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="75145"] source: Audi AG Christopher Mies/Tim Zimmermann celebrate 50th success of the Audi R8 LMS Class wins for Audi R8 LMS GT2 in America Audi RS 3 LMS with five successes in Europe and Canada Audi Sport customer racing recorded the 50th victory of an Audi R8 LMS in the ADAC GT Masters since 2009 thanks to the success of Montaplast by Land-Motorsport. The GT2 version of the sports car and the Audi RS 3 LMS TCR touring car also added to the...

A 1:18 Scale Audi RS 6 Avant GTO concept: Another Audi Club RS 3 Sweepstakes Giveaway!

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="75132"] This is the Audi RS 6 GTO concept. It was created with ideas from the apprentices at Audi Neckarsulm and designed by Marc Litche and his team. As the name suggests, it was inspired by the Audi 90 quattro IMSA GTO that ruled the American IMSA GTO racing series. The 40 number on the side is not just to acknowledge 40 Years of quattro but is a throwback nod to the number 4 that was on the side of Hans Stuck and Walter Roh...

Video of the Day: Audi RS 3 vs Audi S8

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="75068"] words: Bill, photo: carwow The Executive Muscle Car versus the Scrappy Kid...biturbo V8 versus turbo 5-cylinder...571hp vs 400hp. If you just look at the numbers, the S8 is the clear winner but what about real world? Bonus is watching the huge S8 doing donuts; it's fantastic. Oh and by the way, Audi Club is giving away a 2023 Audi RS 3 in the Audi Club Fall Sweepstakes! Buy your entries HERE and watch the video below. Who will win?...

Did You Know That…?

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74324"] source: Audi AG ... the DRC chassis (Dynamic Ride Control) originated in the first generation (C5) and is still used today in the current generation (C8) with the same functional principle? ... the wide construction of the RS 6 requires modified tanks and longer tank piping? Refueling during the prototype drives in the development phase always brings a smile due to the noise of the air known as “tank mooing...