quattro Magazine q1_2020: Rear Spoiler Column: Turbo Whine

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="37951"] words: Aaron Plante, photos: Denis Podmarkov, Colin McCarty, Audi AG Rear Spoiler: Turbo Whine…I’m not talking forced induction Stop Whining. This is a request to us, the North American Audi enthusiast. Over the last decade we’ve complained about manual transmissions, a wagon-less west, lack of RS models, and the ubiquitous “North America doesn’t get the cool stuff.” Most recently, we’ve replaced that discontent w...

Marqued Man: First Velociraptors…Now quattro

words: George Achorn, photo: Denis Podmarkov Editor's note: This article originally ran in the Q1 2019 issue of quattro magazine. Editor-in-chief, George Achorn, explains why the magazine was redesigned. Over the holiday weekend, while running errands in our family Q7, I found myself listening to a talk show. The guest was an author of a book about dinosaurs and something he said really struck me. “Whenever I hear the word ‘dinosaur’ used as a put down for something obsolete, I get angry....

Motoring Con Brio!: Smarter Systems for a Dumbing World

words: Giovanni Tomasi, photos: Audi AG, TAG Heuer Editor’s Note: This story originally ran in the Summer 2017 issue of the Audi Club North America quattro quarterly print magazine. If you don’t receive quattro quarterly and wish to subscribe, join the Audi Club North America HERE. This April I finally delivered on the promise of an “Islands Vacation” made to Linda since she did not consider the long weekend in Newport Rhode Island as qualifying. Our destination Grand Cayman...