Find of the Day: 1990 Audi V8 quattro

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="73458"] words: Bill, photos: Jeff Lavery The Audi V8...yes there was a model just called the Audi V8. Built between 1988 and 1993, this was Audi's flagship and the 1st one to have a V8. They ran in DTM and won back-to-back driver's titles in 1990 and 1991 with Hans-Joachim Stuck and Frank Biela. There were 2 V8s available in the D1: the 3.6L and the more familiar 4.2L. This one is a 3.6 and is a virtual time capsule. Here's the ad: [gallery link=...

Video of the Day: 2023 Audi RS 3 vs 1985 Audi Sport quattro S1

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="73419"] words: Bill, photos: carwow This is the drag race of your dreams. Mat Watson takes on a former Walter Röhrl/Stig Blomqvist-driven 1985 Audi Sport quattro S1 in a 2023 Audi RS 3...legendary 5 cylinder vs modern 5 cylinder. The stats: 1985 500hp, 354 ft-lb torque, 2400lbs vs 2023 400hp, 369 ft-lb torque, 3473 lbs. Just looking at those make you think that the outcome of the drag race would be a known quantity but... Enjoy the race...

Audi Celebrates First Victories of the Season in NLS and FIA WTCR

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="73221"] source: Audi AG First success for Audi R8 LMS in Nürburgring Langstrecken-Serie Podium results for the Audi R8 LMS GT4 Audi RS 3 LMS with victories in FIA WTCR, on the Nordschleife and in Poland Audi Sport customer racing had every reason to celebrate with its customers on the last weekend in June: GT3 victories on the Nordschleife and in Poland, a GT4 success in the USA and six TCR wins in three countries characterized the race wee...

Find of the Day: 2007 Audi S4 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="73359"] words: Bill, photos: Asad Hussain Manual transmission Audi models are a thing of the past but one of them still brings a flutter to my heart, especially one in blue...Sprint Blue to be exact. This is a B7 2007 Audi S4 Avant and yes, it has a 6 speed manual. Here's the ad: [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="73361"] Hi all – I have a 2007 Audi S4 avant in 6 speed manual with 90,000 miles for sale. The car runs and drives t...

#TogetherWeChange: Audi at the GREENTECH FESTIVAL 2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="73125"] source: Audi AG Strong voices at the GREENTECH CONFERENCE: In a fireside chat, Silja Pieh, Head of Corporate Strategy, will discuss “Circularity!”; Johanna Klewitz, Coordinator for Sustainability in the Supply Chain, will talk about “Supply Chain, Circularity, and Net-Zero-Industries” KOA22, Berlin’s first HR conference for women, will add to the conference: Miriam Mayer-Ebert, Head of General Services, will offer insights into...

Find of the Day: 2010 Audi A6 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="73064"] words: Bill, photos: Addison Rickaby 2021 saw the return of the A6 Avant in allroad form and also the arrival of the RS 6 Avant. That was a great year when there were 3 Avant models to choose from. Back in 2010, there were also 3 Avant models: A4 Avant, A3 hatchback (which to some is not an Avant but for the purpose of this post, it will count), and the A6 Avant. This example of one of those A6 Avants. Here's the ad: [gallery link="none" ...

How the Four Rings Became the Audi Trademark: Auto Union AG Founded 90 Years Ago

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="73042"] source: Audi AG Audi, DKW, Horch, and Wanderer merge to form Auto Union AG in 1932 The Audi Tradition app: Information on Audi history as well as the Audi museum mobile and the vehicles on display there available online 24/7 As Audi’s trademark, the four interlocking rings symbolize the June 29, 1932 merger of four previously independent automobile manufacturers: Audi, DKW, Horch, and Wanderer. They are the roots of today’s AUDI ...

Audi Customers Top in DTM and GT World Challenge

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="73019"] source: Audi AG Victories for Team ABT Sportsline in the DTM and Team WRT in the GT World Challenge Sprint Cup Club racing successes for Audi R8 LMS GT3 and GT2 in Europe and the USA Championship lead for two Audi private teams in TCR Europe and in Sweden Audi Sport customer racing and its teams clinched twelve victories with the Audi R8 LMS GT3, GT2 and Audi RS 3 LMS race cars on two continents during the third weekend in June. The ...

Second-Life Use: Audi e-tron Battery Modules Power Electrify Rickshaws in India

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="72954"] source: Audi AG Audi Environmental Foundation goes into third project phase with non-profit start-up Nunam: Battery modules from Audi e-tron test vehicles electrify rickshaws in India Target group, women: Rickshaws to enable economic participation and provide a safe means of transportation Timo Engler Head of Training Automotive Engineering / Logistics at the Neckarsulm site: “Our team of trainees benefits from the intercultur...

How Legends Sound: The Revolution of the Audi Five-Cylinder Engine

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="72898"] source: Audi of America Editor's note: We will have a review and driving impressions in the upcoming Q3_2022 issue of quattro Magazine. Keep an eye on your mailboxes! Legendary engine proves successful concept from racing to series production Five-cylinder engine returns with legendary performance in 2022 Audi RS 3 Since 2010, 2.5-liter TFSI five cylinder engine voted “Engine of the Year” nine consecutive times Awaiting the arrival ...

Audi Tradition Shows Legendary Cars in Berlin

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="72860"] source: Audi AG Show at “DRIVE. Volkswagen Group Forum” with exclusive selection of automotive game changers from the Group’s brands until end of 2022 Audi Tradition also present on Kurfürstendamm in Audi City in Berlin on June 18 and 19 – motto at Classic Days Berlin: “The Golden Twenties” “AHEAD – Stories of Transformation” – this is the name of the current exhibition at Volkswagen Group’s representative offi...

Find of the Day: 1992 Audi S2 Coupe Race Car

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="72841"] words: Bill, photos: Hoffman via eBay.de One word...whoa. I drove a 1985 Audi 4000S quattro Brock Yates Cannonball edition in this year's One Lap of America (read about it in Q3 2022 quattro Magazine) and we pretty much came in dead last (at least the events I drove in). However, if I had this Audi, the results may have been different. Here's the ad (translated from German): [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="7284...

Podium Successes for Audi Customers in Europe and Africa

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="72821"] source: Audi AG Two second places for the Audi R8 LMS in the Le Mans Cup PK Carsport defends championship lead with Audi R8 LMS GT2 Audi RS 3 LMS with third place in FIA WTCR and class victory in Belgium In front of a large audience, Team WRT clinched two second places with the Audi R8 LMS in the supporting program of the 24-hour race at Le Mans. Other Audi Sport customer racing teams clinched trophies in Belgium, South Africa and Hu...

Find of the Day: 1995 Audi RS2 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="72802"] words: Bill, photos: www_oldspeed_net vis ebay I remember when I used to cruise eBay for interesting cars but with sites like Cars and Bids and Bring A Trailer, I've migrated away from eBay. But there are some cars that will pull me back such as this one. This 1995 Audi RS2 Avant is currently for bid. Here's the ad: [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="72793"] Ebay doesn't allow me to post the Vin number: WACZZZ8CZTZ000109 a...

Audi Captures the Zeitgeist With This Car: First Audi 80 Unveiled 50 Years Ago

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="72774"] source: Audi AG 1972: Audi 80 is launched and becomes “Car of the Year” Bestseller in series production: More than 12.5 million B1 to B9 (Audi 80 and Audi A4 models) produced to date Oliver Hoffmann, Head of Technical Development: “The Audi 80 shows that Vorsprung durch Technik is a tradition at Audi” It establishes the B series, is both a pioneer of innovative technology and a trendsetter, and becomes the first million-selle...

Audi Continues to Roll Out Charging Hub After Success of Initial Pilot Phase

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="72761"] source: Audi AG 60 percent of repeat users confirm urban charging concept as alternative to home Wallbox Additional pilot site in Zurich to test compact modular concept from the second half of the year Regular Audi charging hub stations will be rolled out initially in Salzburg and Berlin starting mid-2024 Feedback following the pilot phase of the Audi charging hub in Nuremberg turned out to be overwhelmingly positive. The fact that r...

Spy Photo: 2023 Audi A6 Facelift

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="72703"] We spotted a prototype for the facelifted Audi A6 once again. And as we can see, the facelifted Audi A6 will remain the shape of the head lights and only get some new graphics instead. The Audi A8 got some new designed headlights with the facelift but apparently the shape is still good enough for the A6. Newly shaped are the bumpers, with its new designed air intakes, and we also suspect that the grille will get a few tweaks. This prototy...

ABT Aerodynamics, Wheels, and Power Upgrade for the 2021+ Q5 and SQ5 SUV

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="72695"] source: ABT America Being a sporty, luxurious SUV the 2021/2022 Audi SQ5 is predestined for an ABT makeover with more power, aerodynamic upgrades and wheels From the factory the SQ5 already delivers a powerful 349 HP and 369 lb-ft of torque, but with ABT it can even be more The ABT Power S raises the output of the 3.0-liter V6 of up to approximately 419 HP and 405 lb-ft. The high-tech engine control unit AEC (ABT Engine Contro...

An Ideal Basis for Planning: Range Display in Audi Electric Cars Gives a Reliable Picture

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="72657"] source: Audi AG Numerous variables ensure realistic calculation of remaining range More precision with the e-tron route planner: Topology analysis, traffic data, or predictive driving speeds Time-optimized arrivals: HPC charging infrastructure minimizes charging times Whether you’re driving around the corner, commuting to work, or going on vacation: When you’re on the road in an electric car, reliable range indications ...

Strong Weekend for the Audi RS 3 LMS

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="72482"] source: Audi AG Eight podium places for Audi touring cars in Canada and Sweden Wiggo Dalmo continues successful streak in Norway in the Audi R8 LMS Audi leads the Nürburgring standings The Audi RS 3 LMS gen II made a strong showing at the season openers of the TCR racing series in Canada and Sweden. The GT3 version of the Audi R8 LMS is currently at the top of the championship tables in Norway and at the Nürburgring, while the GT4 ...