The APR RS 3 Front Mount Intercooler System (FMIC)

[source: APR LLC] The APR Intercooler System is a massive front mounted upgrade that dramatically reduces intake air temperature (IAT), minimizes heat soak, and provides increased performance! The system is an easy to install, direct bolt-on design, that is recommended at every stage of performance. Quick Facts: Dramatically lowers intake air temp (IAT) - Increases HP while minimizing power-robbing heat soak! Dynoed 26 AWHP over to the factory system (STG 1 93)! Effective cooli...

One-two-three for Audi R8 LMS at Hockenheim

[source: Audi Sport] Audi Sport customers win two DMV GTC races Trophies for drivers of the Audi R8 LMS GT4 First victory of the season for Audi RS 3 LMS in Italy Privateer Audi drivers continued the Audi R8 LMS winning streak during the sixth DMV GTC race weekend. Audi R8 LMS GT3 Seven trophies at Hockenheim: Audi Sport customer racing teams celebrated a host of success with the Audi R8 LMS during the sixth DMV GTC race weekend. Fabian Plentz won the...

New Era: Audi Hungaria Starts Series Production of Electric Motors

[source: Audi AG] Production of electric motors is a key milestone along the way to electric mobility Audi Board of Management Member for Production Peter Kössler: “Production of electric motors is strategically important in the company’s transformation process” Achim Heinfling, Managing Director of Audi Hungaria: “We are taking on a pioneering role in the production of electric motors” A new era is starting at Audi Hungaria. On Tuesday, series prod...

Successful Model With New Strengths: The Second Generation of the Audi Q3

[source: Audi AG] Bigger dimensions, more comfort: compact SUV with outstanding everyday utility New operating concept: digital displays and MMI touch display Connected like the full-size segment: smart infotainment and clever assist systems The new Audi Q3 is a family SUV with great all-round talents. In the second generation it appears not only visually more self-confident, but also roomier and more versatile. Just like the Audi top-of-the-line models, it features a f...

Audi Launches New 3D Configuration

[source: Audi AG] First 3D vehicle configuration in real time Realistic and animated rendering directly via the Audi website Rollout in 25 markets, additional features planned Audi is the first automobile manufacturer to use 3D visualization in its product configurator. Rather than the static images used in the past, customers now experience for the first time a 360 degree view of an animated vehicle in real time, directly via the Audi website. The application is launch...

Audi Aims For Fifth Victory in Spa 24 Hours

[source: Audi Sport] This year’s running of the Spa 24 Hours will be a race of superlatives: Audi Sport customer racing will meet with the sport cars from twelve other marques at the anniversary event of the iconic endurance race. 67 race cars in total will be on the grid in the Ardennes from July 26 to 29. In the world’s major GT3 competition, Audi Sport will be battling for its fifth overall victory after 2011, 2012, 2014 and 2017. No other brand has been more successful since...

Audi Convertibles by ABT – The Perfect Summer Drives

[source: ABT] It is the season for sun-seeking car enthusiasts and ABT offers many ways to dress up the Convertibles from Audi. The Audi A5 and S5 Cabriolet not only let’s you feel the wind in your hair but also gives pure driving enjoyment. Time to treat the sporty two-door with some aerodynamic parts from ABT like a new front spoiler and rear skirt set. The latter also comes with a new rear muffler that kicks up the sound performance yet another notch. Height adjustable suspe...

The New Audi TT – An Update For The Design Icon

[source: Audi AG] Sporty design elements underline its dynamic appearance New seven-speed S tronic delivers sporty performance Comprehensive range of standard equipment improves the driving experience Twenty years after the series premiere of the original TT, the third generation of the Audi TT is receiving a comprehensive update. The design icon takes the stage with a sporty and refined exterior design, higher-powered engines and an extended scope of standard equipment...

Wallpaper of the Day: Audi TT clubsport turbo

[source: Audi AG] With an electric biturbo 2.5 TFSI 5 cylinder engine that puts out 600hp and 479lb-ft, the TT clubsport turbo is a dream TT. Introduced at Worthersee in 2015, the inspiration for this car came from the Audi 90 IMSA GTO of the late 1980s. The engine isn't the only thing to enjoy though; the Audi TT clubsport turbo is also a thing of beauty. Enjoy these photos...maybe you'll find a new wallpaper. [gallery size="large" ids="16863,16864,16865,16866,16867,16868,16869,16870,...

Audi AG: North American Government Agencies Approve Technical Solutions for Diesel Automobiles

[source: Audi AG] Plan of action now also given clearance for the last of five engine generations Measures for already-approved models with 3.0 TDI already around 62 percent implemented in the United States and around 42 percent in Canada Almost three years on from the start of the diesel crisis, Audi can offer a specific solution for all its diesel engines in the United States and Canada. The responsible approval authorities have now cleared the proposed package of measur...

Inside Audi of America [Q&A] – Scott Keogh, Audi of America President

[source: Audi of America, photos: Audi of America, Audi Club North America] Life at Audi is just as much about the cars as it is about the people who see the job through. From the C-suite to product managers to the customer experience team and more, in our re-occurring series, "Inside Audi of America," get to know the people behind the metal. Today, meet Audi of America President, Scott Keogh. How do you explain your job at a dinner party? In general, I don't think people view Au...

Audi Sales Grow By 4.5 Percent in the First Half of the Year

[source: Audi AG] Worldwide around 949,300 deliveries since January June demand down 3.8 percent Interim CEO and Sales chief Bram Schot: “Performed well despite the difficult environment” AUDI AG delivered around 164,000 premium automobiles to customers in June. As such, sales were down 3.8 percent on the strong result of the same period last year. In the United States, sales of the Four Rings were up 0.3 percent, on a par with the prior-year level. As a result, Aud...

Chill out: Audi e-tron prototype alone on the big stage + Photo Gallery

[source: Audi AG] Premium-class comfort: elegant interior design and lots of room Digitalization in a new form: optional virtual exterior mirrors Setting the tone: electric drive for first-class acoustics and superb sound experience Driver and passengers experience their surroundings in a whole new dimension in the Audi e-tron prototype. In addition to its generous space and the stylishly reduced design, Audi’s first electric car offers a high level of calm and, in ...

Contrasting Paintwork in Just One Spray Process: Audi Tests Overspray Free Painting

[source: Audi AG] A method unique in the industry saves time and material Series application already planned for 2019 Two colors, one process: Audi is expanding the spectrum of its painting methods with the addition of overspray‑free painting. This technology allows specific surfaces of a car body to be painted in a different color – all in one spraying process. This is economical and very resource friendly. In a pilot paint shop at the plant in Ingolstadt, Audi is...

Sportscar 365: Audi R8 LMS GT3 Evo Spied

[source: Sportscar 365] Audi’s new Evo package for its R8 LMS GT3 has been spied ahead of a likely update for 2019. The German manufacturer’s GT3 and GT4-spec machines are testing at Monza this week, with what appears to be a significantly overhauled aero package to the GT3 model... Read the rest of the story HERE  

Audi, Apple, Samsung & More Agree to Standard for Smartphones as Keys

Technophiles not fond of overly loaded pockets take note, yet another daily need may soon be managed by your mobile device. As part of the Car Connectivity Consortion, Audi has joined with tech companies such as Apple, Samsung, LG Electronics, Panasonic, plus car companies including chief rival BMW (not to mention any number of others) on a technological standard for mobile device to vehicle communications that could see your mobile more readily replacing the key fob to your car. The curr...

Find of the Day: 1983 Ur-quattro

[words: Bill Cho, photos: Hunting Ridge Motors] The cars of my youth keep coming back to haunt me. Haunting me because they're getting rare and the prices of the survivors are climbing. Finding a Ur-quattro in any condition is getting harder and even if you did, the price reflects the rarity. The 1985 example we featured at the beginning of the year sold at auction for $81,400. Oof. This one is offered by Hunting Ridge Motors for just...$59,900. A veritable bargain. Here's the...

New Audi A1 Sportback – Ideal Companion For An Urban Lifestyle + Photo Gallery

[source: Audi AG] Eye-catching, masculine design with taut lines Infotainment concepts from the Audi full-size class New driver assistance systems for more safety and comfort In 2010, a brand-new Audi model line made its debut in the shape of the A1. And now the second generation of the successful compact car is rolling to the starting line. Its dynamic design characterizes the new Audi A1 Sportback. It is the ideal companion in the urban environment and is also very well s...

Find of the (future) Day: 2019 Hot Wheels Audi Sport quattro (1:64 Scale)

[photo: Hot Wheels Dream Team Instagram]  Instagram is great; it's one of my favorite social media platforms (here is where I put a commercial that we also have an Instagram account, AudiClubNA). Not only can you see the latest things your friends visited, ate, drove, you can find gems like this. Scrolling through last night, this diecast caught my eye (obviously). Hot Wheels Dream Team previewed this Sport quattro. From reading the replies, it looks to be released sometime in 2019 ...

Abraham Schot Takes Over As Interim Chairman of the Board of Management of Audi With Immediate Effect

[source: Audi AG] The Supervisory Board of AUDI AG has decided to transfer the duties of the Board of Management Chairman to Abraham Schot on a temporary basis with immediate effect. As previously reported, Audi CEO Rupert Stadler was taken into custody at the request of the Munich II Public Prosecutor’s Office on June 18. Stadler has requested that the Supervisory Board release him from his position in the Board of Management of AUDI AG and in the Board of Manage...