Audi RS 3 Sedan Spied on the Nürburgring…Again

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52637"] With the regular Audi A3 sedan out and official, there is no need for Audi to hide the upcoming RS 3 in full camo anymore except for the RS parts. We have spied the upcoming Audi RS 3 sedan several times before but they were always more of mules with a modified A3 bodies than actual production ready prototypes. The wider front fenders where really unfinished and so. But this has all changed now with the latest photos showing an Audi ...

Audi Summer Drive-In Concert

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52574"] source: Audi of America We hosted our first-ever drive-in concert to celebrate frontline and essential workers with an intimate performance from Kehlani. 2020 Concert Checklist: ✓ Face masks ✓ Social distancing ✓ Car keys ✓ Grammy-nominated R&B star While music festivals, tours and live performances from coast to coast have had to postpone or cancel entirely due to the global impact of COVID-19, resilie...

Trio of RS Models – 2021 RS 6 Avant, RS 7 and Audi RS Q8 – On Sale Now

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52570"] source: Audi of America High-performance RS 6 Avant capable of 591 horsepower and 590 lb-ft of torque RS 7 with lowered stance and flared wheel arches emphasize most powerful iteration of Audi Sportback design First RS-SUV from Audi in America delivers dominating performance of RS and everyday functionality of an SUV Representing the latest chapter in the highly successful history of Audi Sport, a trio of 2021 RS models a...

Sporty Character with a Superior Performance: The Audi SQ7 and SQ8 with V8 TFSI Gasoline Engine

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52432"] source: Audi AG 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 with 373 kW (507 PS) and 770 Nm (567.9 lb-ft) of torque Suspension comes with all-wheel steering and sport air suspension as standard, and with a sport differential and roll stabilization as an option New connectivity and assist services, and automatic parking upon request Both models will be launched on the European markets in the fall Audi is presenting the SQ7 and the SQ8 with new TFSI e...

Audi Shows Its Commitment to Diversity at Christopher Street Day in Ingolstadt

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52342"] source: Audi AG The dedicated members of the Audi employee network [email protected] took part in Christopher Street Day (CSD) in Ingolstadt again this year, the second time it has been held there. Following a kick-off event at the Reduit Tilly on Saturday, September 12, this year’s CSD culminated in a rally at Ingolstadt’s Theaterplatz square on September 13. Due to the coronavirus, there was a standing rally instead of the tr...

Audi TechFocus: Locally Emission-Free, Efficient and Fit for Daily Driving: Audi’s Formula for Plug-In Hybrids

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52153"] source: Audi AG Plug-in hybrid models enable mobility with zero local emissions Other PHEV models to join compact and full-size car lineup this year Holistic mobility concept: e-tron Charging Service facilitates charging Clear answers to critical questions: why PHEVs are better than their reputation suggests A conventional internal combustion engine or a fully electric powertrain? There is a third answer to this fundamental qu...

MTM’s 1,001hp Audi C8 RS 6 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52140"] words: Bill, photos: MTM USA When the RS Q8 came out, tuners jumped on it and...well...tuned them into monsters. ABT Sportsline, MANHART, Wheelsandmore, and Lumma Design were just some who had added their own interpretation to the mighty SUV. Now it's the Audi RS 6 Avant's turn. A stock C8 RS 6 Avant has 591hp and 590ft/lb of torque. If that's not enough for you, MTM has the answer. With their Stage 4 upgrade, the 'meek' Avant tur...

Find of the Day: 1995.5 Audi S6 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52114"] words: Bill, photos: Craigslist So maybe we've gone a little Avant crazy lately. The Audi RS 6 Avant has finally landed, there's new footage of the A6 allroad, and this old-timer popped up on our radar. What you're looking at is a 1995.5 S6 Avant with some things done to it. I'll let the ad speak for itself: [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52118"] Rare 1995 Audi S6 · Avant • Wagon · 164,000 miles Posting my Avant for...

Video of the Day: Lexus LFA vs Audi R8 V10 Spyder Drag Race

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52111"] words: Bill, video: Lovecars I remember when the Lexus LFA came onto the scene. On the forums (admittedly a Volkswagen/Audi forum), it was derided by most but loved by some. But who really couldn't at least like a V10 beast? Well...I think most of us here would love another V10 beast instead. An Audi R8 V10 Spyder is lined up against the LFA and in this drag race between the Banana and the Grape, who do you think will win? Watch b...

Audi Accessories S5 Sportback

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52082"] words: Bill, photos: Marcus Inge, Will Barber Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q3_2020 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. When it finally arrived in the USA, the B9 Sportback range immediately became a popular addition to the Audi lineup. The A5 Sportback is a good start but the fruit higher up the branch is what the enthusiast wants. Of course, t...

Audi Racing in the Late 80s: After Rally and Before Le Mans

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51815"] words: Jim Benoit, photos: Audi of America, Audi Tradition, Audi South Africa, Mosport Canada Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q3_2020 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. The mid 80s for Audi of America was a time of highs and lows. In 1984, Audi released the newly revised Audi 5000. It was sleek and aerodynamic, replacing the box shaped model from...

In Depth: Audi and Climeworks Store CO2 from the Atmosphere Underground

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51804"] source: Audi AG Climeworks is building the world’s largest direct air capture and storage facility in Iceland 4,000 metric tons of CO2 will be stored as rock underground each year Hagen Seifert, Head of Sustainable Product Concepts at AUDI AG: “Important measure for reaching the Group’s climate targets” The Swiss company Climeworks is building the world’s largest direct air capture and storage facili...

Fifth 24-Hour Race Win for Audi RS 3 LMS

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51797"] source: Audi Sport Class win for team Waimarama Kizuna at Fuji 24 Hours Aleksej Dudukalo in TCR Russia with Audi back in title fight after victory Success in classes for Audi R8 LMS ultra in Eastern Europe For the third time in a row, a team from Audi Sport customer racing dominated the Fuji 24 Hours in Japan. The Audi RS 3 LMS achieved its fifth victory in a competition over this distance worldwide. Further successes of the TCR raci...

Double Podium for Audi in the Rain at Assen

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51782"] source: Audi Sport Robin Frijns second in Sunday’s race ahead of championship leader Nico Müller Audi in second, third, fourth and fifth Tire strategy and race interruption were decisive factors After the five-fold victory on Saturday, Audi also achieved a strong result in Sunday’s DTM race in Assen with second, third, fourth and fifth places. Robin Frijns and Nico Müller handed Audi Sport Team Abt Sportslin...

Find of the Day: 2020 Audi exclusive Zanzibar Brown R8 V10 performance

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51656"] words: Bill, photos: Audi Hawthorne *Bing* I awoke to the sound of a message coming through and was it a good one. Well, good could be a relative term. Emre sent me this R8 V10 performance with no comment and maybe no comment was needed. This is an Audi exclusive Zanzibar Brown R8 V10 performance. I don't remember if I've ever seen this color before. Here's the ad: CARFAX One-Owner. Clean CARFAX. quattro 5.2 quattro 5.2L V10 FSI DOHC ZANZ...

Audi Club exclusive: 2021 Audi RS 6 Avant ‘RS Tribute edition’ Photos

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51619"] words: Bill, photos: Audi Club North America Audi of America announced the arrival of the Audi RS 6 Avant RS Tribute edition yesterday so we can now release our photos of the Nogaro Blue beauty. Our photos aren't set in a studio like the RS 6 Avant in the press release but does it really matter where you see an RS 6 Avant especially an RS Tribute edition? Enjoy the shots below and cheers to Audi and those who will have one in their posses...

Video of the Day: Audi e-tron vs Mercedes-Benz EQC

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51510"] words: Bill, photo: Lovecars So what happens when two of the oldest automotive manufacturers are pitted against each other in a decidedly modern way? Lovecars answers that question when they test the Audi e-tron against the Mercedes-Benz EQC. Tiff Needell and co-host, Paul Woodman, take both similarly priced and powered EVs on the road. There are no 0-60 sprints, no 1/4 mile drags but rather just drives through the countryside. Tiff d...

Audi Helps Announce Major League Soccer in St. Louis

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51504"] source: Audi of America With most pitches across the country sitting stagnant due to COVID-19, we were able to help bring some excitement to the soccer world without a match. In collaboration with MLS4THELOU, we took part in an exciting announcement for the 28th team in Major League Soccer – the team name, logo and overall brand reveal for the first-ever team in St. Louis. The team will be known as St. Louis CITY SC. Selected from ...

2021 Audi RS 6 Avant ‘RS Tribute edition’ – on Sale Now – Celebrates Iconic RS2 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51498"] source: Audi of America Limited to 25 units, the Tribute edition features unique trim details paying homage to original 1994 RS2 Avant Powerful RS 6 Avant – Tribute edition is capable of 591 horsepower and 590 lb-ft of torque 2021 Audi RS 6 Avant and RS Tribute edition both on sale now The highly-anticipated RS 6 Avant is now on sale, and to celebrate the arrival of the high-performance wagon on U.S. shores, Audi of America announces ...

Video of the Day: 1972 V8 quattro swapped Audi 100 Coupé S

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51470"] words: Bill, photos: George Achorn, Jamie Orr If you're friends with George on Facebook (or in real life), you may know that he bought a new-to-him Audi in Sweden and had it shipped over. This Audi? I like to call it Frankenstein though George prefers Elly. Why do I/George call it Frankenstein/Elly? Well...just sit right back and you'll hear a tale; a tale of a monster Audi 100 S Coupé. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="5...