Find of the Day: 1983 Audi 80 quattro 2-door

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65652"] words: Bill, photos: Marty Quattro At first glance, it looks to be a regular 4000 but do a double take and you'll see a couple of things missing. Two doors to be exact. What makes this even better (and rarer) is that it is also a quattro. How rare? Only 362 were made and this one found its way to Canada. Here's the ad: [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65653"] 1983 Audi 80 quattro 2-door. Body fully restored, interior refi...

Interview with Oliver Hoffmann: “The Audi A8 Defines What Premium Means for the Brand”

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65640"] source: Audi AG The Audi A8 has always stood for the brand’s premium standards A pioneer in lightweight construction, light technology, and the MMI operating system All-wheel drive quattro and light construction: When it was introduced at the 1994 Geneva International Motor Show, the Audi A8 sent a clear message to the competition. In the following interview, Oliver Hoffmann, Member of the Board for Technical Devel...

Sharpened Design and Innovative Technologies for the Flagship: The Enhanced Audi A8

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65562"] source: Audi AG Digitized light for more safety and a progressive technology experience Extensive technology portfolio with many intelligent functions A8 L Horch as the top model for China With sharpened design, particularly in the front and rear, and innovative technologies, Audi is ensuring the increased presence and sporty elegance of the A8. For that reason, the company with the four rings is even more intensively working out the...

Audi RS 3 Sedan: The Epitome of Sporty Driving

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65498"] source: Audi AG With the second generation of the RS 3 Sedan, Audi is relaunching the sporty top-of-the-line pair in the compact segment. The award-winning five-cylinder engine now has more torque, making it even more powerful. In combination with the RS torque splitter installed for the first time in an Audi, the A3 series’ emotional flagship model offers performance and lateral dynamics on a whole new level. The market launch will tak...

Audi is Establishing a High-Voltage Battery Development at the Neckarsulm Site

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65541"] source: Audi AG Oliver Hoffmann, Member of the Board for Technical Development: “expanding skills in strategically important components of e-mobility” The Technical Development unit is becoming a center of competency for high-voltage energy storage systems Settling a battery center in Neckarsulm by 2023 and training programs for employees Audi is expanding its development of high-voltage batteries and banking ...

Stéphane Peterhansel: “Enormous Driving Pleasure”

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65386"] source: Audi AG 14-time Dakar winner is thrilled with the powertrain of the Audi RS Q e-tron Good collaboration with teammates and co-driver Edouard Boulanger Unbroken motivation continues into fourth decade of his career With 14 victories under his belt, Stéphane Peterhansel, who made his debut in the Dakar Rally in 1988, is the sole record holder of the famous desert rally. Before his 34th start at the iconic off-road event a...

Spied: Audi Q9 at the Nürburgring

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65380"] Just as we sent out our photos of the Audi Q9 we received a new batch from the Nürburgring. And this time it looks like the Q9 prototypes have the production body. No more VW Atlas bodies. We can also see the production lights have been fitted both up front and at the rear. As far as we know this is still a China only affair but maybe we will see the Q9 in the rest of the world later on.

Find of the Day: 2003 Audi S8 6-speed

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65281"] words: Bill, photos: alxdgr8 via Bring A Trailer Ok, I will try to not make too many Ronin references with this post but it'll be hard not to. If you are not familiar with the movie Ronin...I mean, as an Audi enthusiast, you should be ashamed of yourself. Aside from stars like Robert De Niro and Jean Reno, the real star was the D2 S8. Go on YouTube (if you don't own a copy of the movie) and search for Ronin Audi S8. It will change your...

Audi Q6 e-tron Spy Photos

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65246"] Audi Q6 e-tron spied once again! We spied the Audi Q6 e-tron for the first time back in February and now we spotted it during some testing at the Volkswagen Groups’ Nürburgring test center. This time we got pretty close up giving you the best look yet. As we know Porsche is developing a new and fully electric Macan and the Q6 e-tron will be sharing the very same platform. . The new Macan will ride on a new platform dubbed PPE , Premium...

Find of the Day: 2016 Audi S6 Widebody

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65161"] words: Bill, photo: Mgeorgem via cars & bids Editor's note: This was meant to be published on Monday, October 18 but I was ill and didn't hit the publish button. This was sold for $45,250 on 10/21/2021. Well this is different. I don't think I've ever seen a widebody S6 before...a couple of R8s yes, an S6 no. Aside from the obvious, this S6 also has the power to back up the looks. Here's the ad: [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="f...

Compared: 2021 Audi RS 6 Avant vs. 2021 Audi A6 allroad – Enthusiast Unit vs. Consumer Unit

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65009"] words: George, photos: George Achorn, Bill Cho Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q3_2021 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. “Consumer Unit”. It’s a term you hear when you spend time with a manufacturer like Audi. Loosely stated, it’s a car seen out in the wild and operated by a private owner. It’s a car that’s been purchased and driven b...

Find of the Day: 1983 Audi Quattro

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64937"] words: Bill, photos: Bring A Trailer The first thing you'll notice about this Quattro is the striking color. Originally black, it has been repainted in Galaxy Blue. While purists may chafe at the color change, I love it...similar to Sepang Blue which is one of my favorite Audi blues. Here's the ad: [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64931"] This 1983 Audi Quattro was purchased by the seller in 2006, and it was subsequently ...

All-New 2022 Audi A3 Now on Sale, Marking More Than 15 Years of Excellence and Innovation in US Market

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64757"] source: Audi of America The 2022 Audi A3 40 TFSI quattro sees a 24% improvement in combined fuel efficiency compared with the previous quattro model An impressive entry point to the Audi brand, the A3 comes equipped with many of Audi’s flagship technologies and a comprehensive list of standard driver assistance and safety features The all-new 2022 Audi A3 comes to US market with a wider and bolder stance that pays homage to Audi’s he...

Audi Becomes a Partner of Women’s Soccer at FC Bayern Munich

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64836"] source: Audi AG Audi is now a partner of FC Bayern professional soccer across the board Teams will play in DFB Cup and Champions League with Audi logo on its jersey from now on Audi and FC Bayern strengthen their partnership in order to jointly demonstrate their claim to leadership Performance and passion are what both Audi and the FC Bayern München women’s soccer team stand for. And this is what the new partnership between the br...

The Audi Q4 e-tron’s Success Story: In Its Transition to Electromobility, Audi Is Turning to Synergies Within the Whole Group

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64631"] source: Audi AG Audi, Volkswagen, and Cupra models are coming from the same assembly lines Audi Board Member for Production and Logistics Peter Kössler: “Synergy makes the economical transition to emissions-free premium mobility possible in proverbial Audi quality.” Dr. Stefan Loth, Chairman of the Board of Volkswagen Saxony: “We have successfully transformed into a multi-brand location that will soon have six electric cars” ...

The Sheer Joy of Driving Meets Enhanced Performance: the Audi R8 V10 performance RWD

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64590"] source: Audi AG Audi R8 V10 performance RWD now with 570 PS High-performance sports car complements R8 V10 performance quattro and boasts new equipment highlights and driving dynamics features 60 percent carryover parts with LMS GT4, produced at “Böllinger Höfe” plant Even more power, even more fun: the true meaning of “performance” at the Audi Sport GmbH. The new R8 V10 performance RWD is available as a Coupé or Spyder wi...

Find of the Day: 2001 Audi RS 4 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64248"] words: Bill, photos: Mayor Cars After the RS2 Avant and the RS 6 Avant, the next lusted after Avant would probably be the RS 4 Avant and the B5 one at that. While there are more than a couple in the States, there's still the 25 year rule in place so how this one got in is a mystery. And the ad doesn't give you any details on really anything. Here's the ad: [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64231"] Year: 2001 Make...

Multi-Time Rallycross Champion Tanner Foust Joins Dreyer & Reinbold Racing in 2021 Nitro RX Series

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64223"] source: Dreyer & Reinbold Racing Veteran racer Foust to drive No. 34 Rockstar Audi EKS Quattro SuperCar Multi-time Rallycross champion Tanner Foust has been named to drive the No. 34 Rockstar Energy Audi EKS Quattro SuperCar for Dreyer & Reinbold Racing in the inaugural Nitro RX series this year which gets underway on Sept. 24-25 in the series debut weekend at Utah Motorsports Campus.   Foust, a Colorado native who curre...

Audi Q4 e-tron: Progressive. Approachable. Premium Electric Mobility.

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64188"] source: Audi of America 2022 Audi Q4 e-tron joins Audi electric portfolio making premium electricfication more attainable than ever; ready for configuration at audiusa.com The Q4 e-tron family delivers the 4th and 5th models to the e-tron portfolio, with Audi on track to have the largest offering of fully-electric models of any automaker in the United States by the end of 2021 Audi electric ecosystem with public charging package and a...

Welcome! Audi Electrifies with U.S. Star Ken Block

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64202"] source: Audi AG Joint projects in the field of electric mobility Audi ignited Block’s passion for motorsport Rally and rallycross driver impressed by Audi RS e-tron GT Electrifying addition to the brand with the four rings: Famous American Ken Block and Audi will be realizing exclusive joint projects in the field of electric mobility. Ken Block has made a name for himself as a rally and rallycross driver since 2005....