quattro Magazine Q2_2020 Feature: Pacific German’s Remixed R8

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48058"] words: George Achorn, photos: Denis Podmarkov Believe it or not, you’ve seen this car before. Well, if you’re a longtime reader of quattro Magazine, then you may recall that we featured a modified R8 back in 2018 (“Red is Right”, pp. 36-38, quattro quarterly Summer 2018). While that may not qualify as a long time by most measures, it is a considerable amount in Pacific German years. For that well-known SoCal shop, life moves prett...

Throwback Thursday: SoWo 2015

words/photos: Denis Podmarkov It only feels like a little bit ago we were all planning to attend our next car event but 2020 had other plans. While most events are postponed or canceled, it gives us a perfect opportunity to take a look back at some previous shows. The year is 2015, we are in beautiful Helen, GA. A little town in the woods inspired by German architecture. About 100 miles north of Atlanta. In the middle of May, perfect weather this time of ...

quattro Magazine Q1_2020: 2019 Los Angeles International Auto Show

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46501"] words: Paul Rivera, photos: Denis Podmarkov Editor’s note: This article originally ran in the Q1_2020 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. For Audi, there is no doubt the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show will go down as one of the most memorable in a very long time. So rich in domestic and world introductions of new models, it must certainly have been the most debutant...

Audi RS 6 Avant Mobile Wallpapers – Malibu C&C

[gallery size="full" columns="1" link="none" ids="46092"] words/photos: Denis Podmarkov/Imola Media Your phone background says a lot about you. It could be a loved one, a family member, your favorite pet or a 591hp Avant. We like to give you the option to pick what suits you best. Whether you're dreaming of a RS 6 or will be ordering one soon, let it be the first thing you see in the morning. We all know the first thing everyone does is check their phone. Enjoy this mobile wallpaper se...

quattro Lounge – Benny Schwarz

[gallery columns="1" link="none" size="full" ids="45854"] words: Denis Podmarkov, photos: Benny Schwarz Welcome to the quattro Lounge. My own little corner here at ACNA. A place to relax and talk to fellow Audi enthusiasts. No politics, no problems. Just life, hobbies and the four rings. I'm excited to bring to you the stories of all the different people in the Audi world. Up first is Benny Schwarz, also known as @audi_bahn on Instagram. Some of you might have seen his account or alread...

quattro Magazine q1_2020: SEMA 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="45900"] words: Denis Podmarkov, photos: Denis Podmarkov, Newspress, Ian Avilla Editor’s note: This article originally ran in the q1_2020 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, join Audi Club here. It's that time of year again…the last minute finishing touches on freshly assembled builds, the sticker installs in the booth. It’s SEMA time. Every year the SEMA Show brings new products, new builders, ne...

quattro magazine q1_2020: Five Instagrammers Audi Enthusiasts Need to Follow

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38721"] words: Denis Podmarkov Editor’s note: This article originally ran in the q1_2020 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, join Audi Club here. @auditradition www.instagram.com/auditradition/ Dig deep into the archive with Audi Tradition. More than 100 years of history can be found here all on one account. This is Audi’s in-house history department and their photos reflect that fact. [gal...

quattro magazine q1_2020: Event Report – Audi RS 6 Avant at Malibu Cars & Coffee

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="37981"] words: Denis Podmarkov, Photos: Denis Podmarkov and Colin McCarty Editor’s note: This article originally ran in the q1_2020 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, join Audi Club here. Pinch me, I must be dreaming…the day is here. The day we dreamt about. Begged Audi of America for. The day we all thought was impossible. Today is the day the United States of America gets their first RS Avant...

quattro Magazine q4_2019: Event Report – HRE Open House 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="42170"] words and photos: Denis Podmarkov Editor’s note: This article originally ran in the q4_2019 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, join Audi Club here. Vista, CA - HRE Wheels needs no introduction. The firm has been around since 1978. Every year, HRE and their partners bring out the best of cars for a brand party. The event features quality vendors, including familiar faces like Allroad Outfitter...

quattro Magazine q4_2019: Event Report – Big SoCal Euro 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="34760"] words: Bill, photos: Denis Podmarkov Editor’s note: This article originally ran in the q4_2019 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, join Audi Club here. San Diego will always be known as a Navy town. The U.S. Pacific Fleet has its homeport there and some of its most technically advanced ships are based there including cruisers and destroyers. Well, it seems Big SoCal Euro wants to change San Di...

Event: Los Angeles Auto Show 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38937"] words: Bill, photos: Denis Podmarkov for Imola Media, Anthony Garbis This year's LA Auto Show (and the run-up to) was a busy one for Audi: the reveals of the e-tron Sportback, RS 6 Avant, RS 7 Sportback, S8, and the RS Q8. We did however notice that Audi sneaked in one: the RS 5 Panther edition in Audi exclusive Panther Black paint. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38900"] A total of 100 RS 5 Panther editions (75 Sportb...

Photo Gallery: An Evening With Audi And The e-tron Sportback

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38693"] words: Bill, photos: Colin McCarty and Denis Podmarkov for Imola Media, video: Paul Rivera Last night, Audi held a special event...the reveal of the e-tron Sportback. We were fortunate to have Colin McCarty and Denis Podmarkov from Imola Media and Paul Rivera from quattro Magazine there and here is what they captured. You can read the press release about the e-tron Sportback HERE. skip to 1:50 for Daniel Weissland's introduction ht...

Photo Gallery: Audi RS 6 Avant Reveal At Malibu Cars & Coffee

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="37981"] words: Bill, photo: Denis Podmarkov and Colin McCarty for Imola Media Last week, we got word that the Audi RS 6 Avant would be publicly shown for the 1st time in the US at the Malibu Cars & Coffee this past Sunday. People  spotted the Avants before the debut and took some photos but our team (Denis Podmarkov and Colin McCarty from Imola Media) on the ground in Southern California were able to get to Malibu early and snap these. If y...

quattro Magazine q4_2019: Enthusiasts In quattro Getting Coffee

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="37338"] words/photos: Denis Podmarkov Editor’s note: This article originally ran in the q4_2019 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, join Audi Club here. Long Beach, CA - Who doesn’t enjoy a good cup of coffee? I’m willing to drive a good distance for a good one; add in the mutual enjoyment of cars and there’s something undeniable. Meeting up with a fellow Audi owner and espresso enthusiast then...

quattro Magazine q4_2019: Five Instagrammers Audi Enthusiasts Need to Follow

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="37082"] words: Denis Podmarkov, photos: Tom Kristensen, Silvercar by Audi, Audi Bahn, Jason Whipple, Lottie   Editor: This originally ran in the q4_2019 issue of quattro Magazine. Don’t forget to follow our Instagram page https://www.instagram.com/audiclubna/   @tomkristensen_com  www.instagram.com/tomkristensen_com/ If you follow Le Mans, you know TK. There’s no way around it. He holds the record for the most wins at the 24 Hours with nin...

Event Gallery: Legends of the Autobahn 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="33212"] photos: Denis Podmarkov Legends of the Autobahn is the premiere event for the Audi Club North America Golden Gate Chapter. Held during Monterey Car Week, it is one of the must see shows of the week. Our article on this event will be published in the Q4_2019 issue of quattro Magazine but until then, enjoy the gallery by Denis Podmarkov.  

quattro Magazine Q3_2019: Five Instagrammers Audi Enthusiasts Need to Follow

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32237"] words: Denis Podmarkov, photos: Walter Roehrl, Audi Ontario, Jeremy Cliff, Gene Pascua, Audi Club Arizona Editor: This originally ran in the Q3_2019 issue of quattro Magazine. Don't forget to follow our Instagram page https://www.instagram.com/audiclubna/ @walter.roehrl https://www.instagram.com/walter.roehrl/ I bet you didn't know that Audi Sport legend Walter Röhrl is über cool and has an IG account with over 120,000 followers. We...

quattro Magazine: Pacific German’s S4llroad

words: Troy Sicotte, photos: Denis Podmarkov for Imola Media Editor’s note: With the imminent arrival of the Q2_2019 issue of quattro magazine, we decided to run the featured article from Q1_2019 and included the full photo gallery (over 100 photos) Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way(gon)… The station wagon automotive body style nomenclature is broad and varies by manufacturer and country of origin: Touring, estate, shooting brake, long roof, Avant, and simply… wagon. The America...