Munich’s Christopher Street Day: Audi Joins The Celebration For The First Time

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="30892"] source: Audi AG Audi is showing its commitment to diversity: For the first time, employees of the car manufacturer will take part in Munich’s Christopher Street Day on Saturday, July 13. The theme for 2019 is “50 years after Stonewall – celebrate diversity! Fight for equality!” and commemorates the launch of the queer movement. “As the Audi queer community, we want to set an example together and make it visible. It...

Audi to go on Summer Tour with FC Bayern

[gallery columns="1" size="full" link="none" ids="30882"] source: Audi AG German record champions to travel through the United States during pre-season preparations Matches against Arsenal London, Real Madrid and AC Milan United States is an important growth market of the Audi brand The fourth Audi Summer Tour will take FC Bayern München back to the United States: During its trip to Los Angeles, Houston and Kansas City, the 2019 German League and Cup title winning team ...

High-Performance. Full of Character. Individual. Audi Sport Is Celebrating 25 years of the Audi RS Models

source: Audi AG Since their launch back in 1994, 25 RS models have been added to the product range Six product innovations, of which two are completely new models, in 2019 alone Basic philosophy: performance, prestige and exclusiveness with full everyday practicality Anniversary exhibition of RS rarities in the Audi Forum at Neckarsulm 25 years ago, the first Audi RS model was launched on the market in the form of the Audi RS 2 Avant, marking the beginning of a success story. With their pr...

Spectacular Winter Driving School in the Austrian Alps- Seefeld, Austria January 12-16, 2020

    [gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="30687"] AUDI CLUB MEMBER-ONLY WINTER DRIVING ADVENTURE Spectacular Winter Driving School in the Austrian Alps SEEFELD, AUSTRIA JANUARY 12-16, 2020 Reserve Now! Places sell out every year! [gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="30685"] Drive a New Audi on Ice – Training by Audi AG Professionals Last January, on the specially prepared ice training course, we trained in the amazing Audi RS 5 Coupe. Past i...

Car and Driver: The 2018 Audi Q7 vs. the 2019 Porsche Cayenne: Which Luxury SUV Best Suits Your Needs?

source: Car and Driver The explosive popularity of SUVs in general, and of luxury entries specifically, meant that it was inevitable we'd line up the newly redesigned 2019 Porsche Cayenne against the Audi Q7, our reigning 10Best Trucks and SUVs winner in the mid-size luxury segment. While these very different-looking SUVs have a lot in common—both come from the same parent company, the Volkswagen Group, and are built on the same MLB Evo platform—each offers its own style and experience......

AddArmor Debuts World’s Fastest Armored Car: 202 MPH $205,000 APR RS 7

  source: AddArmor Respected for designing the world’s most sophisticated mobile safe-rooms, AddArmor is excited to announce its latest creation: the world’s fastest armored car. The new 202 mph AddArmor APR-tuned RS 7 showcases the new developments in lightweight combat-proven polycarbonate armor paneling. With armored vehicles long being associated with slower, heavy duty trucks, AddArmor wanted to showcase an armored car to highlight just how far modern armoring technology has come....

Top Performance: The Audi SQ8 TDI

source: Audi AG Most-powerful diesel engine on the European market High vehicle dynamics thanks to roll stabilization, all-wheel steering and sport differential Touch response operation, extensive connection, many assist systems Audi presents the sporty top model of the Q family: the SQ8 TDI (combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 7.8 (30.2 US mpg); combined CO2 emissions in g/km*: 205 - 204 (329.9 - 328.3 g/mi)). Thanks to the eight-cylinder diesel engine with biturbo charging, the l...

Premiere of the Audi R8 LMS GT2 at Goodwood Festival of Speed

source: Audi Sport Fourth model from Audi Sport customer racing unveiled in front of large audience Most powerful customer racing car with 470 kW (640 hp) Audi Sport customer racing delivers fascination galore with the Audi R8 LMS GT2 at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Oliver Hoffmann, CEO of Audi Sport GmbH, Chris Reinke, Head of Audi Sport customer racing and nine-time Le Mans winner Tom Kristensen together with the Duke of Richmond – the organizer of the Goodwood Festival of Speed –...

The New Audi S8 – Exhilarating Performance in the Luxury Class

source: Audi AG V8 high-performance engine with 420 kW and 800 Nm (590 lb-ft) of torque Unique combination of innovative suspension systems ensures outstanding vehicle dynamics straight from the factory Typical S model: Design draws attention to the confident elegance of the dynamic athlete The new Audi S8 combines progressive luxury with dynamic athleticism while honing its reputation as the benchmark for Vorsprung durch Technik with innovative suspension systems. Its 4.0 T...

1984 Audi 100 Avant…Sauna

words: Bill, photos: telegraph.co.uk and SaunAudi , video: NewsFlare Avants are hot and...steamy? Willem Mäesalu of Estonia has created what is probably the world's only drivable sauna and if not, the world's only drivable Audi converted into a sauna. In a past life, this 1984 Audi 100 Avant drove in winter rallies but now finds a slower pace of life. I present you the SaunAudi. Saunas are a tradition in Estonia so after the Avant retired from the rally life, Willem converted it to what has b...

2019 Audi A6 2.0-Liter TFSI® Delivers Greater Value to Brand’s Mid-Size Sedan Segment

source: Audi of America New four-cylinder engine delivers 248 horsepower/273 lb-ft of torque All A6 models now standard equipped with quattro® all-wheel drive Setting a segment standard with connectivity services, MMI navigation and Audi smartphone interface standard on all models HERNDON – Audi today announced the new 2.0-liter TFSI® four-cylinder engine will now be offered on 2019 Audi A6 models. The A6 with 2.0-liter is a more accessible entry to the premium mid-size sedan segment, off...

quattro Magazine: Taking the 2019 Audi Q8 to the extreme in the American West

words: George Achorn, photos: Audi of America (Jim Fets) Editor’s note: This article originally ran in the q2_2019 issue of quattro magazine. Is it a “crossover” or an “SUV”? I was in the weeds in more ways than one with an Audi of America product planner in remote and frigid Colorado philosophizing over just what the new Audi Q8 is. I’d called it a “crossover”. He argued “SUV”. From his perspective, an SUV is a more attractive term... at least in the American market. SUV in...

Taken To The Next Level: New Edition of the Audi Q7

source: Audi AG More powerful: new design with clear SUV characteristics and prestige factor More dynamic: active roll stabilization, air suspension and all-wheel steering More cutting edge: touch operating concept, HD Matrix laser light and 48‑volt mild hybrid The Audi Q7 is getting an all-round update – both visually and technically. The large SUV features the new design of the Q family and offers superb dynamics and excellent comfort, in addition to its superior spaciousness. M...

Find of the Day: 2010 Spyker C8 Laviolette

words: Bill, photos: Autosport Designs Inc Well this is different. If you've never heard of Spyker, they are a (very) small Dutch bespoke car manufacturer who just happen to source the Audi 4.2l V8 for their C8 Laviolette coupe (pictured here), C8 Spyder, and the C8 Aileron (long wheel base). Their interior is to die for as you'll see in the photos. This particular C8 Laviolette is for sale on Long Island. It includes the original sticker which shows a price of $209,990. However, the dealer is...

Gallery of the Day: Audi S4 Sedan TDI and Avant TDI

words: Bill, photos/video: Audi AG Note: Audi has released photos and technical details on the new Audi S4 Avant and Sedan…yes, TDI. If you aren’t aware yet, the new S models from Audi are all powered by diesel engines and it’s highly doubtful we in the States will ever see these on our shores. We will get a gasoline power plant in our S cars. While the engine will be different, our S4 Sedan (and hopefully, Avant) should be identical to the EU model and it’s a seriously good looking veh...

APR C7 / C7.5 S6 / S7 4.0 TFSI Catback Exhaust System

source: APR The APR Catback Exhaust System for the 2013-2018 Audi S6 and S7 personalizes your vehicle’s looks, sound and performance. Beautifully hand-crafted T304-stainless-steel components adorn the system with stunning TIG-welding throughout. Our straight-through brushed-finished mufflers smooth the exhaust note to a deep growl, without adding restrictions. Strong high-quality bracketry and OEM-style clamps hold the system steadily in place, making the install or removal a snap, and fitm...

Gallery of the Day: Audi S6 Sedan TDI and Avant TDI

  photos: Audi AG Note: Audi has released photos and technical details on the new Audi S6 Sedan and Avant…yes, TDI. If you aren’t aware yet, the new S models from Audi are all powered by diesel engines and it’s highly doubtful we in the States will ever see these on our shores. We will get a gasoline power plant in our S cars. While the engine will be different, our S6 Sedan (and hopefully, Avant) should be identical to the EU model and it’s a seriously good looking vehicle. Enjoy the ...

Help Audi Celebrate Father’s Day with #DadMods…and Your Dad(Bod)

    words: Bill, photos: Audi Genuine Accessories, H&R, Audi of America Are you a dad or know a dad who owns an Audi with Audi Genuine Accessories and other modifications? Audi's Instagram (www.instagram.com/audi) is looking for you. Audi Instagram is looking for dads who love their Audi as much as their family loves them. All you have to do is tag a picture of you and your modded Audi with #DadMods. Flood Instagram with your photos. Be proud of your Dad (Audi) ...

Gallery of the Day: Audi S7 Sportback TDI

words: Bill, photos/video: Audi AG Note: Audi has released photos and technical details on the new Audi S7 Sportback TDI…yes, TDI. If you aren’t aware yet, the new S models from Audi are all powered by diesel engines and it’s highly doubtful we in the States will ever see these on our shores. We will get a gasoline power plant in our S cars. While the engine will be different, our S7 Sportback should be identical to the EU model and it’s a seriously good looking vehicle. Enjoy the pho...

After The Limited ABT RS4+, The RS5-R Sportback Takes Over

source: ABT Sportsline When one door closes, another opens. This famous quote from Alexander Graham Bell also applies to car doors. After all 50 of the strictly limited ABT RS4+ have been sold, the world’s largest automotive aftermarket and performance parts specialist for Audi and VW now offers its fans an attractive alternative. The new ABT RS5-R Sportback, which will be available at the end of July, is based on an even more dynamic body and is equally practical a...