Silvercar by Audi Shuttering All Airport Locations, Moving to Audi Dealerships

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="37102"] source: Silvercar by Audi Editor's note: back in September, Silvercar by Audi announced it was expanding to local Audi dealerships to serve the local rental market. Today, they announced that they were shutting down all airport locations. Starting December 6th, Silvercar by Audi will be closing our airport facilities. We will shift our focus from airport rental to local rental - offering the best way to road trip or simply get a...

Video of the Day: Audi RS e-tron GT 0-60MPH and 1/4 Mile Test

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="55442"] words: Bill, photo: carwow We’ve featured Mat Watson from carwow many times as he drag races many different Audi vehicles against stiff competition but in this video, he’s all alone in the Audi RS e-tron GT. With it being still a prototype, he’s not allowed to show the interior aside from the seats nor can he show the trunk nor the frunk. What he can show you is the undeniable power of this super e-tron. Enjoy the video below....

Find of the Day: 1995 Audi S6 Sedan

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="55260"] words: Bill, photos: Sea-Auto Sales There's something about finding older cars in the Pacific Northwest. Most of them are rust-free and most of them are in very good condition. Take this C4 S6 for example...it almost looks brand new and that Europa Blue color is fantastic. Here's the ad: SEA AUTO SALES is excited to offer this rare 1995 Audi S6 Quattro Turbo for sale. This beautiful One Owner S6 has been exceptionally taken care of and is...

Go Off-Road with Audi in Dirt 5 from Codemasters

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="55315"] words: Bill, photos: Codemasters Several of our chapters are dealing with the pandemic by challenging each other in virtual racing and now there's a new choice for them...racing off-road with their favorite manufacturer. Dirt 5 was released on November 6th and Audi is represented by three different models. The Audi TT Safari was created in 2019 by a group of Audi trainees for Wörthersee and it's a one of a kind. It's in the Rally GT se...

034Motorsport X34 Carbon Fiber Intake systems for the 2.5 TFSI EVO 8S Audi TTRS and 8V.5 Audi RS3

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="55363"] source: 034Motorsport 034Motorsport is pleased to present our X34 Carbon Fiber Intake systems for the 2.5 TFSI EVO engine found in the 8S Audi TTRS and 8V.5 Audi RS3! These include the 4" Closed Top, 4" Open Top, as well as a full intake bundle containing the Lower Intake Box and Fresh Air Duct. Also available for customers which already have our 3" X34 intake is the Conversion Kit which comes with everything you need to convert your 3" i...

Exceptional Compact Sports Car for Individualists: Audi Gives the SQ2 an Even Sharper Design

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="55339"] source: Audi AG 2.0 TFSI with 221 kW (300 PS), 0–100 km/h (62.1 mph)1 in 4.9 seconds Seven-speed S tronic and quattro drive as standard, combined with an S sport suspension with progressive steering and Audi drive select dynamic handling system New striking design details, new Audi connect services and assist systems Matrix LED headlights with intelligent high-beam control now available as an option The sporty SUV in the compa...

Audi RS 6 Avant PA Tribute concept: An Homage to a Sibling Partnership

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="55281"] If there is a silver lining in the COVID-19 pandemic, it is that car manufacturers left without international auto shows and press launches at which to launch new models have become more and more creative about staying in the news cycle by releasing things you likely wouldn't have seen them do in the past. It seems just this week we have a host of concepts new and old alike revealed to get the gears in your head turning. Given ...

Sporty, Powerful, and Efficient: Audi Presents the New Generation of the SQ5 TDI

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="55216"] source: Audi AG Three-liter V6 diesel engine generating 251 kW (341 PS) and 700 Nm (516.3 lb-ft)2 Twin-dosing technology with two NOx catalytic converters arranged in series Powerfully rugged exterior design with striking sporty elements Optional Matrix LED headlight and rear lights with digital OLED technology Even sharper, sportier, and more efficient: The optimized Audi SQ5 TDI2 now looks even more im...

Find of the Day: Euro 1981 Audi Quattro

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="55127"] words: Bill, photos: Bring A Trailer I love this car. I mean who wouldn't? But my love isn't just towards the design nor the drivetrain...it's that interior. I've seen many Quattros but most have been leather or cloth.  This one has a mocha brown cloth interior with Zebra patterned inserts...delicious. Here's the ad: This 1981 Audi Quattro is a European-market model that was imported into the US in 1982 through California Porsche-Aud...

e-tron GT #FutureIsAnAttitude

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="54931"] source: Audi Sport The suspension: Dynamism meets composure Dynamically sporty Gran Turismo meets high-end technology. The suspension of the Audi RS e-tron GT prototype combines controlled damping, air suspension, and all-wheel steering. Large brakes provide powerful deceleration. Four heating and coolant circuits regulate the temperature in the interior and the high-voltage components. The result is high power output on the road and h...

The Moment of Truth: Formula E Driver Lucas di Grassi Tests Production-Based RS e-tron GT

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="54905"] source: Audi AG Strong, reproducible acceleration thanks to sophisticated thermal management High tech in the chassis: air suspension, damper control and all-wheel steering Lucas di Grassi: “Sustainability is based on technological innovation” A late-summer day in Neuburg an der Donau. Parked in front of the building of Audi’s Competence Center Motorsport is a production-based RS e-tron GT, surrounded by four men. Audi S...

Success for Audi: The A3 Sportback Wins the “Golden Steering Wheel” in the Compact Class

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="54877"] source: Audi AG New model receives prestigious award from Auto Bild and Bild am Sonntag 63 models to begin with, pre-selection by readers, final selection by distinguished jury As the founder of the premium compact class, the A3 has a tradition of winning The Audi A3 Sportback1 has won the “Golden Steering Wheel 2020” in the “Compact Cars” category. In this prestigious competition, readers of the specialist magazine Auto Bil...

40 Years, 40 Figures, 40 Images: Fascinating Facts and Tales about Audi’s quattro Technology

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="54756"] Four rings, four driven wheels – a 40-year success story From the lockable center differential to electric torque vectoring Ahead of the competition: a triumph in motorsports and among customers The quattro drive has been a technical core area and pillar of Audi for 40 years now. The great success story ranges from the manually lockable center differential in 1980 to the three electric motors that drive the new S models in Audi’s e-...

Video of the Day: Audi RS Q8 vs Lamborghini Urus and Tesla Model X P100D Ludicrous

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="54688"] words: Bill, video: DragTime This is the first video I've seen of an RS Q8 drag racing and it's against a Lamborghini Urus and a Tesla Model X P100D Ludicrous. The RS Q8 has been modified by Excell and is pushing 800hp. The Urus is stock at 641hp. The Tesla Model X P100D Ludicrous has something like 778hp with dual electric motors. We've seen Teslas obliterate a lot of competitors on the strip so how will the RS Q8 fare? Watch below...

On Track: Audi Group Achieves Breakeven Thanks To Strong Third Quarter

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="54685"] source: Audi AG Strong third quarter: deliveries and revenue up year-on-year, operating profit clearly positive First nine months: 1.2 million Audi brand vehicles delivered, revenue of €33.3 billion, operating profit before special items of €221 million and operating return on sales before special items of 0.7 percent Net cash flow of €3.8 billion significantly above high prior-year figure despite corona crisis, partially ...

Find of the Day: 1986 Audi Coupe GT Commemorative Edition

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="54644"] words: Bill, photos: Cars & Bid When you think of Audi in the 80s, a couple of  iconic vehicles pop into mind: The Sport quattro and  the Quattro (ur-quattro). The Coupe GT was a version that didn't have the fender bulges of its muscular brother nor the turbo...nor the all-wheel drive. Yes, this is a front-wheel drive Audi but this one is a little special - it's a Commemorative Edition. The Commemorative Edition was set apar...

2021 Audi A6 Sport 45 TFSI® Adds Power and Enhanced Styling to Entry Addition of Model Line

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="54527"] Black optic exterior package standard on 2.0-liter TFSI® variant Standard equipped with quattro® all-wheel drive across A6 model line and robust level of standard equipment Entry model maintains benchmark connectivity and infotainment Audi today announced a mid-model year refresh for the entry-point to the A6 model line, the 2021 A6 Sport 45 TFSI®. The arrival of this new variant brings notable standard equipment and pack...

Porsche Macan EV Prototype Spied

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="54389"] The next generation Porsche Macan will go all electric and we spied the very first prototypes. This prototype was out testing on a test track in bad weather conditions such as rain and fog and the distance didn’t help either but never the less, we are happy to be able to show you the very first photos. The new Macan will ride on a new platform dubbed PPE, Premium Platform Electric, that is co-developed with Audi. While the platform...

The Very First North American ABT RS6-R is a Californian

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="54403"] source: ABT America For the first time ever the legendary five-door Avant is available in North America in limited quantities, presenting ABT Sportsline with the opportunity to extend its famous ABT RS6-R to this important market as well. The very first completed RS6-R in North America was built by ABT’s longtime partner Pacific German in Laguna Hills, California. Of course, the ABT RS6-R demands exceptional visual enhancements. The Ger...