Find of the Day: 1995 Audi S2 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="58852"] words: Bill, photos: Mike Brash The Audi RS2 Avant is legendary and probably the top of the mountain for most people but the S2 Avant is a very worthy vehicle and one of my personal favorites. This particular S2 Avant is from the UK but as you may deduce from the background of the photos, it isn't in the UK but rather here in the States. Specifically in Maryland. Here's the ad: Hey I am selling my Audi S2 Avant imported from the UK. It ha...

Find of the Day: 2018 Merlin Purple Audi TT RS

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="58796"] words: Bill, photos: Eastside Motoring Merlin Purple...it's one of those Audi colors that you either love or hate. I personally love it and had never seen a TT RS in this color before until today. And according to the ad, this is a 1 of 1 so I wonder how many people have seen this magical TT RS. Here's the ad: 1 of 1 Merlin Puple TT RS!!!!... Still Under Factory Warrnanty.... Xpel Paint Protection Film on Entire Front... CTS Cold Air Inta...

Video of the Day: Nothing But Audi on the Ring

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="58701"] words: Bill, video: Stateside Super Cars There are two things I love about this video: it's nothing but Audi and there is no music soundtrack. There's nothing worse that annoying music when cars are on track...I'd rather listen to the music of squealing tires and throaty exhausts. In this video by Stateside Super Cars, you get to see many different Audi models from over the years take on the legendary Nurburgring...from a drifting C8 RS...

Find of the Day: 2003 MTM Audi RS 6

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="58526"] words: Bill, photos: Cars & Bids What happens if you take a limited exported super sedan and then send it to the power house MTM? You get this 2003 RS 6 sedan. And what if I told you it only has 27,400 miles? Here's the ad: Highlights THIS... is a 2003 Audi RS6, finished in Ebony Pearl Effect with a Silver leather interior. The attached AutoCheck history report starts in 2004 and lists no accidents or mileage discrepancies in this ...

Find of the Day: 1995.5 Audi S6 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="58454"] words: Bill, photos: Bring A Trailer In all the excitement from Tuesday on the premiere of the Audi e-tron GT and RS e-tron GT, I totally forgot to publish this. This deserves its own excitement: a C4  S6 Avant and since I fumbled the ball, there's only about 2 hours left on the auction so without further delay, here's the ad: This 1995.5 Audi S6 Avant is one of approximately 500 imported to the US for the model year, and it is powered ...

ABT Sportsline Aero Package, Wheels, and Interior Upgrades for Audi SQ7

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="58396"] source: ABT America With a 500 HP V8 engine, seven-passenger capacity and luxurious interior the Audi SQ7 is already a powerful presence. However, the world’s largest automotive aftermarket and performance parts specialist for Audi and VW would like to add a few words. The ABT slim body aero package gives the midsize SUV a more aggressive design with front skirt add-ons for the air inlet vents, door strip attachments, rear skirt add-o...

Find of the Day: Volkswagen DoKa with an Audi 4.2 V8

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57981"] words: Bill, photos: Autohaus-Vorlander Anyone who knows me knows that I absolutely love the Volkswagen DoKa and adore the Audi 4.2 V8 so when I stumbled across this, I almost...fainted. I spent a lot of time behind the wheel of Audi of America's fully restored 1984 Volkswagen Audi collection DoKa. It was a ground up restoration including the original 1.9 four cylinder with @ 83hp. Driving that DoKa though the mountains of California was ...

Supercar Acceleration: ABT RSQ8-R Reaches 100 KM/H (62 MPH) in 3.4 Seconds

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57929"] source: ABT Sportsline In 2021, vehicle tuner ABT Sportsline celebrates its 125th anniversary with the RSQ8-R, one of the fastest SUVs on the market, with 740 HP (544 kW) and 920 Nm. The enormous power is mainly reflected in its phenomenal acceleration: 0-100 km/h is now achieved in just 3.4 seconds rather than 3.8 seconds. The customer vehicle, painted in San Marino Blue metallic, is one of only 125 vehicles from a special series that ha...

Find of the Day: 1993 Audi S4…a Very Green Audi S4

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57755"] words: Bill, photos: Craigslist It's really good to see an UrS4 still running around but this one; this one will catch your eye. Not because of the low mileage, not because it has a great stance but because...well just look at it. And it's not all color and no bite. This one has had a lot of maintenance and performance enhancements. Here's the ad: [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57750"] Details:Year: 1993 Make: AudiMode...

Spy Photo: Lamborghini Urus EVO Facelift

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57704"] The Audi RS Q8's cousin is getting a facelift. Spied winter testing with a current Urus, you can see the changes to the front bumper with slightly different air intakes but it looks like the headlights remain the same. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57712"] If you can see past the camouflage and the exhaust plume, you can see the rear tail lights and bumper has some small changes as well. With this facelift for the Urus...

Audi Club RS 6 Avant Sweepstakes Giveaway: 1:18 scale Audi RS 6 Avant by GT Spirit

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57586"] How great would it be to win an Audi exclusive RS 6 Avant from our Audi Club Sweepstakes? Well in addition to a chance of winning a 1:1 scale Audi RS 6 Avant, we are going to be giving away this 1:18 scale Matte Daytona Grey RS 6 Avant from GT Spirit. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57578"] If you're not familiar with GT Spirit, they create limited edition premium resin models in either 1:12 or 1:18 scale. We were abl...

Marc Lichte: “Aesthetics Arise From Efficiency”

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57482"] source: Audi AG Interview with the Head of Audi Design in the run-up to the presentation of the e-tron GT Pioneer for the design of future electric models World premiere of the fully electric gran turismo on February 9 “The most beautiful car I have ever drawn.” Marc Lichte, Head of Audi Design, chose these words in the fall of 2018, when the brand presented the Audi e-tron GT concept as a show car in Los...

Spy Photo: Audi Horch A8L

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57421"] Wait...did you just say Horch? The rumor that Audi will bring back the Horch name plate for an ultra-luxurious car to fight against the Mercedes Maybach has been swirling around for some years now and back in 2019, Audi confirmed the plans. Well to be honest, they did just confirm the car not the Horch name. But with Mercedes using Maybach for its luxury version of the S-Class, it makes sense for Audi to resurrect the Horch name for the b...

APR Brings an Audi S3 Sportback Over for Development

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57381"] words: Bill, photos: FCP Euro There have been photos of a stateside Euro-spec S3 Sportback (and a Euro-spec Volkswagen MK8 GTI) floating around and now we know the story. APR, the longtime tuner in the VW/Audi scene, imported both from Germany. Chatting with APR's Brand Manager, Arin Ahnell, he explained that they were bought in Germany and APR Deutschland and APR partner, Stoll Automotive, had begun development on both. [gallery link="no...

Find of the Day: 2006 Champion Racing Audi RS 4

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57306"] words: Bill, photos: Hank Franczak I know I've used this before but do you know who Walter Mitty is? He was a meek man with a wildly vivid imagination in the short story The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. With our Find of the Day, you can imagine yourself as a famous race car driver and you wouldn't be that far from the truth. Here's the ad: [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57310"] Built to SCCA Pro-Racing World Challenge ...

Spy Photo: 2022 Audi S8 Facelift

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57283"] Yesterday, we showed spy photos of both the facelifted 2022 Audi A8 and A8 hybrid. Today, we bring you their brawnier sibling, the 2022 Audi S8 and this time in the cold winter of northern Sweden. Just like on the first sighting, we can see the new headlights reminiscent of the A3 headlights. The new grille is also visible, a new shape and new inserts is the deal there. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57270"] The fr...

Spy Photo: Cupra Formentor VZ

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57229"] Wait...what is a Cupra doing on an Audi-centric website? Cupra is the high performance subsidiary of the Spanish automobile manufacturer SEAT, itself a wholly owned subsidiary of Volkswagen Group (which owns Audi). So once again, what is a Cupra doing on an Audi-centric website? [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57243"] 5-cylinders...that's why this Cupra Formentor VZ in on our site. Cupra is winter testing the 400hp Forme...

Spy Photo: 2022 Audi A8 Facelift

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57202"] It's the New Year and that means it's time for some new spy shots again. We start off with the first photos of the upcoming Audi A8 facelift. And we spied not one but two prototypes out testing and even if they look pretty much the same, there are some small differences. The facelifted Audi A8 will get some new head lights in “A3” style as we can see and also a new designed grille. The grille just doesn't have new inserts but also has...

Video of the Day: MKI Audi R8 V8 vs MKII Audi R8 V10 performance

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57169"] words: Bill, video: Carfection New versus old, youth versus elder...what's better? Vicki Butler-Henderson and Henry Catchpole from Carfection try to answer this question by pitting a MKI R8 V8 against a MKII R8 V10 performance. They both agree that the original is still a great looking vehicle and drives well but what of the next generation? Which one would either want to go home with? Watch below and let's all agree...the MKI R8 wa...

Best-Selling Audi Receives Sportback Treatment: 2021 Audi Q5 Sportback and SQ5 Sportback

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57174"] source: Audi of America Audi Q5 Sportback captivates with powerful and progressive, coupe-like design Tailored offering brings elevated design and increased sportiness over the SUV model New generation of lighting technology with available digital OLED taillights Audi today announced two all-new variants for its best-selling, recently refreshed Audi Q5 model line, the 2021 Q5 Sportback and SQ5 Sportback. The arrival of these new variant...