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...

Finishing Touches for Many Details: The Audi Q2 in New Top Form

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51435"] source: Audi AG The compact SUV features an even more striking design New Audi connect services and new driver assist systems LED headlights now as standard, Matrix LED technology optional Four years ago, Audi put a trendsetter on the road with the Q2, and it was a huge success. Now the compact SUV is showcasing its progressive character even more clearly – with an even more striking profile with new headlights on the outside and a...

Video of the Day: Wooden 2021 Audi Q7

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51369"] words: Bill, photo: Woodworking Art Our Video of the Day segment usually shows an Audi going up against competitors (or even another Audi) in drag races or a scenic cruise through a city. This one, however, is much more slowly paced than usual. Audi is know for their exquisite designs and this artist spent fifteen days creating Audi's work of art into his own wooden work of art. The details in this Q7 is stunning; the engine, the suspen...

Title in Canada and GT3 1-2 win at the Nordschleife for Audi Sport customer racing

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51348"] source: Audi Sport Zachary Vanier wins CTCC in Canada in the Audi RS 3 LMS 1-2 victory for Audi Sport customer racing in NLS at the Nürburgring More success and silverware on the last weekend of August In the Canadian Touring Car Championship, Canadian privateer Zachary Vanier won the first title of an Audi Sport customer this year with an Audi RS 3 LMS. A one-two victory for the Audi R8 LMS in the Nürburgring Endurance Series and ...

They’re Heeeerrrrreee…The Audi RS 6 Avant Has Landed in The States

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51303"] words: Bill, photos: Audi of America Yes...the Audi RS 6 is here and Audi was awesome enough to release some photos today of the arrival of the super Avant. At the Port of Davisville, RI, rows and rows of RS 6 Avants await shipment to dealers and eager buyers across the country. This Tango Red example is exactly like the one in The-Lowdown.com's spectacular Video of the Day. I can't wait to see what the lucky owners will do with theirs. ...

The Other Video of the Day: The-Lowdown.com’s 2020 Audi RS 6 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51247"] words: Bill, video: The-Lowdown.com Ok, I know I've already posted a Video of the Day (9-second RS 3) but this one couldn't wait all weekend. When this video sprang onto the scene the other day, many have said it was better than what Audi has ever done. No matter...any video of the RS 6 Avant, I will watch over and over. The-Lowdown.com isn't just driving and making top-shelf videos about their Tango Red RS 6, this is their new project ...

Video of the Day: 9-Second Audi RS 3

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51232"] words: Bill, video: VeeDubRacing So what do you do when your RS 3 isn't fast enough? Well if you live in the United Kingdom, you turn to Awesome GTI and APR UK. That's exactly what Dan Cups did when he wanted to turn his RS 3 into a 9-second RS 3. Recently, he ran 18 runs with the best one being 9.708 at 142mph. Watch the fun below. [embed]https://youtu.be/X9uNvWivip8[/embed]

Audi TechFocus: Comfortable and Agile – Audi’s eAWS Technology Turns SUVs into Quick-Change Artists

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51129"] source: Audi AG System is available for four top-of-the-line models of the Q range Controllable stabilizers reduce the body’s tendency to roll High demand proves customers’ enthusiasm Nürburgring record drive underscores dynamic qualities How do you provide a large SUV with sporty road-holding properties and minimal body roll without impairing ride comfort? Audi has resolved this conflict of objectives by means of electromechanical...

Victories for GT3 and GT4 Versions of the Audi R8 LMS

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51118"] source: Audi Sport Audi R8 LMS with drive-by-wire technology wins GTC Race sprint race First victory for Baporo Motorsport with Audi R8 LMS GT4 in GT Cup Open Audi RS 3 LMS clinches five podium places Audi Sport driver Markus Winkelhock scored a remarkable victory at the Lausitzring with an Audi R8 LMS, which had a novel drive-by-wire system instead of the steering column tried and tested in automotive engineering. Audi R8 LMS ...

Find of the Day: 1994 Audi RS2 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50691"] words: Bill, photos: Cult Cars My cup runneth over. Ever since Season 1 of our Find of the Day: Throwdown Edition ended, I've been flooded with great FOTDs like the 1986 Audi Sport quattro S1 E2 Tribute...why couldn't these have popped up when we were playing the game? I might have actually won one. Wait, I did win the last episode. Hooray for me. Any way, enough about me. Here's the star you've been waiting for: a 1994 Audi RS2 Avant in...

Find of the Day: 1987 Audi GT

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50600"] words: Bill, photos: Theresa Barton The Audi Ur-quattro is climbing in price as every decent example (and not so decent) is snapped up. We've featured a couple like this one and this one. The former is priced at $46,000 and the latter at $85,000...not a price everyone can afford but what if there was an alternative? [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50587"] This is where the Audi GT steps in. While FWD instead of quattro...

Find of the Day: 1983 Audi Ur-quattro

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50529"] words: Bill, photos: Angie Lang This floated my way the other day but yesterday's 1986 Audi Sport quattro S1 E2 Tribute took priority as the next Find of the Day. That doesn't diminished though what this car is: a 1983 Audi Ur-quattro in Mars Red. These cars are getting harder to find and this one looks like it's in pretty good condition. Here's the ad: 1983 Audi UR Quattro Miles: 77,000 Color: Red/cream leather Second owner at 27K mi. C...

Limited ABT RSQ8-R With Carbon Aero Package, Power Upgrade & More

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50482"] source: ABT America In 2021 ABT Sportsline will celebrate its 125th birthday. To increase the anticipation of the anniversary even more, there is now exactly one ABT RSQ8-R available for each of these years. This strictly limited model is the ultimate expansion stage of a vehicle that has already set a Nordschleife record for SUVs. The ABT RSQ8-R firmly establishes its special status by displaying various exterior and interior upgrades. T...