Find of the Day: 2004 Nogaro Blue S4 Avant 6sp

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48590"] words: Bill, photos: dog2bert There are a few things about Audi that I really love: the Avant and Nogaro Blue are just a couple. Combine them in one vehicle, add a manual transmission and the 4.2 V8 and voila...Heaven. That is what you see here: a 2004 Nogaro Blue S4 Avant with a 6 speed manual transmission. Here's the ad: [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48606"] Highlights THIS... is a 2004 Audi S4 Avant, finished in ...

Find of the Day: 2003 Goodwood Green Audi S6 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="47919"] words: Bill, photos: Chris Holt I was scrolling through Facebook trying to find my next picks for our weekly Find of the Day: Throwdown Edition livestream when I ran across this. I knew that it would probably be gone before Friday so I decided to present it here. What you are looking at is a 1 of 2 Goodwood Green with Ebony/Alcantara S6 Avant. It was the color combo that attracted me to this Avant...a lot of green cars in the 90s/early 00...

concept corner: 2005 Audi allroad quattro concept

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="47623"] words: Bill, photos: Audi AG Here in the States, we've had 2 allroad models: the A6 allroad (C5) and the A4 allroad (B8.5) but not at the same time. The B9 A4 allroad showed up as a 2017 model and the new A6 (C8), as a 2020 model, is finally here. Soon, a third Avant will join her sisters in the form of the RS 6 Avant. It's an exciting time for long roof lovers. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="47608"] The production of t...

Sparking a Revolution – New Audi Plug-In Hybrid Models Built on Three Decades of Expertise

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="47662"] source: Audi UK As Audi prepares to launch a range of new plug-in hybrid electric models in the UK, we take a look back at the company’s first hybrid model, the 100 Avant quattro Duo of 1989 Audi Duo paved the way for hybrid technology three decades ago Plug-in charging and energy-regenerative braking pioneered in 1989 Audi 100 Avant quattro Duo, which was followed by Audi 100 Avant Duo in 1991 and Audi A4 Avant Duo in 1997 Lessons lea...

Choice Gear: Avant Appreciation, Small Chassis Audi, & League of Small Chassis

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46765"] words: Bill, photos: Audi Club TeePublic Store Editor’s note: We run a column in quattro Magazine called Choice Gear where we feature cool things we think Audi enthusiasts will want to have. These are several of them. Did you know that we have an on-demand store that offers some pretty cool designs (if we may say so ourselves)? What you see above are the newest designs. Avant Appreciation T-Shirt Who doesn't love a long...

Find of the Day: 2005 Nogaro Blue Audi S4 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46711"] words: Bill, photos: Bring A Trailer This Audi is a triple play: Nogaro Blue, Avant, 6speed manual. That's all that really needs to be said. I might as well just put photos here because that's all I'm going to be paying attention to from now on. But here's the ad anyway: This 2005 Audi S4 Avant was first registered in Southern California and was acquired by the seller in 2018. The car is said to be one of six manual transmission-equipped ...

Audi Full-Size Station Wagon Now as a Plug-In Hybrid: The New A6 Avant TFSI e quattro

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46738"] source: Audi AG 2.0 TFSI engine and quattro drive; system output: 270 kW (367 PS) Up to 51 kilometers (31.7 mi) of electric range in accordance with WLTP Eligible for a 50 percent company car tax reduction in Germany Beautiful station wagons are called Avant – and are now also electrically driven and have zero local emissions. Following the A6 Sedan, the Audi full-size station wagon is now entering the market as...

U.S. Spec Audi RS 6 Avant Spied in Orlando

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="45832"] It's about that time that an Audi RS 6 Avant would be showing up in the U.S. market. With early order holders having placed their orders and the car on sale in Germany, it was only a matter of time. Nevertheless, we're in the midst of a global pandemic and most American states are on lock down for all but the most essential services. Well... maybe not Florida, and that's where Facebook user Rickey Singh spotted this particular car. [embed...

Find of the Day: 1997 Audi S6 plus Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="45334"] words: Bill, photos: autogreco.ch quattro GmbH (today known as Audi Sport) was established in 1983 and their most well-known model is the RS2, a joint venture between quattro GmbH and Porsche. However, their 1st series production model is what you see above...the 1997 S6 plus. There were a total of 952 S6 plus models produced: 855 Avants and 97 sedans. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="45342"] It being a 1997 model, there'...

Jon Olsson’s New Audi RS 6 Avant Revealed

Pro skier and Gumball Rally-ist Jon Olsson has a long history with the Audi brand. His extreme car builds, including several RS 6 Avant in the past, tend to get the Swede plenty of attention both on the web including social media, and also in person wherever he and his activities take him. What you see here is his latest creation, based on the all-new RS 6 Avant. We'd been aware Jon was moving on a new RS 6 build for a little while now. He'd teased it on the web, as had his livery designer...

The Ultimate High-Performance Estate By ABT

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="43078"] source: ABT Sportsline The fourth generation of the Audi RS 6 recently came onto the market. Now, with the help of a performance upgrade from ABT Sportsline, you can further enhance the already enormous power of the Avant. But first things first: Since the “Big Bang” in 2002, when the first Audi RS 6 saw the light of day, a great deal has happened, particularly in the field of driving dynamics. So, the latest edition with mild hy...

A Super-Fast Family: Audi RS 6, RS 7, RS Q8 And RS 4 Receive Up To 700 HP Of ABT Power

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="42564"] source: ABT Sportsline What began with the solitary Audi RS2 in 1994, and led to the first official RS 4 in 1999, has now become an entire RS family. Its youngest members include the freshly updated Audi RS 4 and the latest versions of the RS 6 and RS 7, as well as the unprecedented RS Q8. Although the stated models have only just come onto the market, appealing ABT Power Performance Upgrades* are already available for all four, and a...

Find of the Day: 2004 Audi S4 Avant 6speed

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="42410"] words: Bill, photos: Bring A Trailer Four words: S4, Avant, V8, manual. You could throw another word in there which would be Heaven because that's what this B6 S4 Avant is, in my humble opinion. To quote Mad Max, "She's the last of the V8s... a piece of history!" Well not quite the last but still... [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="42428"] This particular example has only 85k miles and over $33,000 in service receipts...

#ThrowbackThursday: Audi Avantissimo Concept

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="41297"] words: Bill, photos: Audi AG Back in 2001 at the International Automobile Exhibit in Frankfurt (IAA), Audi presented the Avantissimo concept study. If you haven't heard about the Avantissimo concept before, you're forgiven. You see, the date that it was revealed on was September 11, 2001... Our own quattro Magazine editor-in-chief, George Achorn, was there though he was covering it for his former website, fortitude.com. Nobody was paying...

Find of the Day: quattro Magazine Featured 2018 Audi S4llroad

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40933"] words: Bill, photos: Bring A Trailer In the 1st issue of the redesigned quattro Magazine (q1_2019), we wanted a cover photo that would grab attention and show that the magazine was moving in a new direction. We in the States sadly lack wagon/Avant options so when we ran across Pacific German's S4-converted B9 allroad, we knew we had a winner. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40990"] And we did. Not only did the magazine ...

2020 Audi A6 allroad Configurator Is Live On AudiUSA.com

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40727"] words: Bill, photos: Audi of America Everyone is anticipating the arrival of the RS 6 Avant to the North American market but did you know the A6 allroad is also coming? Of course you did and for those who are looking to purchase one,  the configurator is now live on audiusa.com. How will you build yours? [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40714"]

Orders For Audi A4 Avant g-tron And A5 Sportback g-tron With New Design Can Be Placed As Of November

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="39040"] source: Audi AG Low emissions and high efficiency: Natural gas as fuel protects the environment and also saves costs 2.0 TFSI engine with 125 kW (170 PS) Orders for the A4 Avant g-tron2 and A5 Sportback g-tron3 can be placed in Germany as of November 21. Audi natural gas models combine ecology and economy: The Audi A4 Avant g-tron2 and A5 Sportback g-tron3 feature a new, sporty design and ...

Road & Track: This 1160-HP Twin-Engine Audi Wagon Can Run Nine-Second Quarter-Miles

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="37899"] source: Road & Track And it can hit 62 mph in 2.5 seconds. This thing is absurd. We've seen a bunch of twin-engine cars in the past, but perhaps none more hardcore than this. It's an Audi S4 Avant that's been heavily modified to fit a second engine in its trunk to go drag racing. It makes well over 1000 horsepower, and slays runways quicker than a lot your favorite supercars... Read the rest of the story HERE

Two Audi RS 6 Avants Spied in Malibu

Did you know a pair of Audi RS 6 Avants are headed to Malibu? Yeah, so did we and reported on it HERE and HERE yesterday. Audi Sport is taking the aggressive move of sharing them at Malibu Cars & Coffee this weekend ahead of their official domestic reveal later at the Los Angeles Auto Show alongside the RS Q8 and RS 7 Sportback. BUT, did you know they're already in Malibu? Facebook V.I.S.I.T. Group member Evan Gold happened to catch this pair of new RS 6 Avants in traffic yesterday...