Find of the Day: 2002 Audi S6 Avant 6-Speed Manual

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="70956"] words: Bill, photos: MrJohnson via cars&bids If nothing else, this is a beautiful C5 S6 Avant but wait til you see the surprise inside which makes it even more beautiful: it's a 6-speed manual swap. It had me at C5 S6 Avant. Here's the ad: [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="70959"] Doug's Take The C5 Audi S6 Avant was sold in the States for just two model years – 2002 and 2003 – and it was a rarity, as Audi didn't...

Video of the Day: BMW M240i vs Audi RS 3 vs AMG CLA 45 Drag Race

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="70972"] words: Bill, video: carwow Mat Watson once again pits our favorite manufacturer against its German rivals. Driving a BMW M240i, he drags against an Audi RS 3 and an AMG CLA 45 S. It's a battle of 6 cylinder vs 5 cylinder vs 4 cylinder and a battle against premium German luxury subcompacts. All participants seem to have disparaging remarks about the RS 3 so how well will our hero fare against its AWD rivals? Watch below. [embed]ht...

Find of the Day: 2021 Nogaro Blue Audi RS 7

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="70747"] words: Bil, photos: Manheim Imports Remember when the news of the RS 6 Avant finally coming to the States broke and everyone was ecstatic and then news came out that Audi of America was bringing over just 25 Nogaro Blue RS 6 Avant RS Tribute editions? Heads exploded. Those 25 Tributes were snatched up and everyone was envious. Meanwhile the RS 6's stablemate, the C8 RS 7, while equally a fantastic vehicle with very similar specs, was lar...

World Premiere Audi urbansphere concept on April 19, 2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="70545"] Audi’s family of new concept vehicles is growing by one model: Following the Audi skysphere concept and the Audi grandsphere concept, the Four Rings are now introducing the Audi urbansphere concept on April 19, 2022. Audi grandsphere concept

Spy Photo: More Audi Q6 e-tron Photos

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="70485"] Awhile back, we showed you photos of the Q6 e-tron. Today, a new batch of photos is giving us a little peek of the dash and also showing a less camouflaged prototype on the outside.

Find of the Day: 1986 Zermatt Silver Audi 4000 CS quattro

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="70443"] words: Bill, photos: GermanCarLover via cars & bids Now I know I've said this before...the Pacific Northwest must be a time warp where old(er) German cars stay in pristine condition and I mean pristine. From rust-free exteriors to crack-free dashboards, most of the 80s/90s German cars coming out of the PNW look brand new. This 1986 Audi 4000 CS quattro is a prime example. Most 4000s were driven hard and put away wet where time and rus...

Find of the Day: 2021 Audi exclusive Velvet Purple Pearl TT RS

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="70428"] words: Bill, photos: Adam Cooney Normally, I don't post brand new or very new cars as a Find of the Day unless it's unique or in an eye-catching color; I think Velvet Purple classifies as an eye-catching color. The seller claims that it is a 1 of 1 in the US. Here's the ad: [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="70427"] FOR SALE: 2021 Audi TTRS - Exclusive Color - Year: 2021 - Make: Audi - Model: TTRS - Mileage: 1,390 - Exte...

Find of the Day: 2008 Audi R8 6-Speed Manual

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="70391"] words: Bill, photos: Nate Morley The Audi R8. These days when you mention 'Audi R8', people immediately think V10 but back in the mid-2000s, it meant a much anticipated Audi supercar...with a V8. A lot of people scoff at the R8 V8 but the R8 was a game changer. Heck, even Tony Stark drove one. Combine that sonorous 4.2 V8 with the snick-snick of a manual and you have perfection. This Phantom Black beauty has all those and then some. Her...

Spy Photos: Audi S6 Based Mule

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="70371"] What is Audi cooking with this Audi S6? When we first saw this Audi S6, we reacted on the sound it made. It was very loud but didn’t look that different when it was coming towards us. But then when we saw the back of it, the more central mounted exhaust pipes really made us understand why it was so loud. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="70385"] As we can see, the pipes look very provisional and there is also a strange b...

quattro Magazine: The Adventure Q

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="70347"] words and photos: Ryan Ponto Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q1_2022 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. It was 2015 and Melissa, fresh out of school and ready to ride in style, began looking for a vehicle. Given her at-the-time boyfriend (now husband) had already rooted himself firmly in the German automotive world, it only made sense that she sta...

Choice Gear of the Day: 1/18 Scale Audi Coupe GT by Ottomobile

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="70289"] words: Bill, photos: Ottomobile Ah the Coupe GT...although overshadowed by it muscular, more powerful sister, the quattro, it has come into its own glory in latter times. Proof here is this 1:18 scale model from Ottomobile. Ottomobile makes scale models that are more obscure than the supercars you see from other model makers. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="70287"] Each model is exquisitely detailed down to the last door...

Video of the Day: New Audi RS 3 Sedan vs Audi RS 6 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="70221"] words: Bill, photo: Archie Hamilton Racing The new RS 3 looks to be a blast and we can't wait for it to finally hit our shores but we can watch others play with them like Archie Hamilton. He pits the new RS 3 sedan against the Mother of All Bombs, the Audi RS 6 Avant. You would think that it would be a slaughter but you might be wrong. Ok...don't want to give anything away but I think one of the drivers may have been holding back but the...

Title Defense with 24 Audi Customer Race Cars in SRO Race Series – Valentino Rossi on the Grid

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="70253"] source: Audi AG  Audi customers with twelve GT3 race cars, seven cars in the GT4 class and five GT2 sports cars at Imola Mission title defense for Team WRT in GT World Challenge Europe Other Audi teams want to win the GT4 and GT2 titles again Audi Sport customer racing is again one of the most important brands in the pan-European GT platform of promoter SRO (Stéphane Ratel Organization) in 2022. Eleven customer teams with a tot...

Audi Honors 85 Dealers with 2021 Magna Society Awards

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="70223"] source: Audi of America Winners amongst most outstanding Audi retailers in the U.S. Audi customer service and business performance benchmarks required to earn Magna Society status Seventeen dealerships named 2021 Audi Magna Society Elite winners Audi honored 85 top-performing dealerships in the U.S. with the Magna Society Awards, a distinction for dealers who achieved excellent performance in 2021. To earn Magna Societ...

quattro Magazine Feature: Something Dffrent

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="70095"] words and photos: Gene Pascua Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q1_2022 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. Go low. It’ll be easy and straightforward. But I’d be like everyone else. I wanted to be Dffrent. I did the opposite and raised the bar. Literally raised it, exactly 3.25-inches. This journey began three years after I purchased my 2015 A4 a...

Awesome Duo for the Future

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="70034"] source: Audi AG The future is electric, automated, connected – and it can’t come soon enough! The showcars Audi A6 Avant e-tron concept and Audi grandsphere concept provide pointers to what premium mobility will look like in the future. Sedan and Avant of the future If you want to grab a glimpse of the future, you could try gazing into a crystal ball in the hope of discerning the shape of things to come. Or, for a more realistic insi...

Audi RS 3: Dancing in the Snow

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="69965"] source: Audi AG An emotive driving experience in the compact RS model RS-specific drive select mode for controlled drifting quattro drive system with RS Torque Splitter for more stability and agility quattro is Audi, and Audi is quattro. The all-wheel-drive system is one of the core areas of expertise of the four rings and represents optimum traction on any surface. The quattro drive system is used in conjunction with the RS Torque S...

Fiscal Year 2021: Audi Group Achieves All-Time Highs in Operating Profit and Net Cash Flow

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="69810"] source: Audi AG CEO Markus Duesmann: “Audi has a clear plan for the electric and digital future.” CFO Jürgen Rittersberger: “In a very challenging environment, we showed our financial strengths.” Operating profit of 5.5 billion euros and net cash flow of 7.8 billion euros Brand group: Joint goals and synergy potentials in high nine-figure range In the challenging fiscal year of 2021, Audi once again put its strengths to the ...

Team Play in the Brand Group: Audi, Lamborghini, Bentley and Ducati Have Ambitious Goals

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="69999"] source: Audi AG Synergy potentials in the high hundreds of million euros and a long-term operating margin of over 11% Brands benefit from the transfer of key technologies and a common path into electric mobility Markus Duesmann: “We want to utilize our shared strengths and focus on the individuality of the brands” The transformation to electric mobility requires large investments: With intensified cooperation in their Brand Group...

Audi Joins Spoke Safety, Qualcomm, Commsignia to Help Protect Bicyclists Through Connected Technology

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="69711"] source: Audi of America Building on its cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) development, Audi joins a collaboration to help explore technical solutions for C-V2X with connected car-to-bicycle technologies to help lessen roadway accidents and fatalities involving motor vehicles and bicycles C-V2X  independently shares safety information directly and broadcasts over cellular networks  to help bolster safety for road users  Audi of A...