Find of the Day: 2003 2Bennett Restored & Customized Audi A8L-S8 quattro

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="68520"] words: Bill, photos: 2Bennett Audimotive The D2 A8 was the 1st mass-produced vehicle with an all aluminum monocoque (Audi Space Frame). The Audi Space Frame Concept was revealed at the 1993 Frankfurt Motor Show and the production model at the 1994 Geneva Auto Show though it wasn't until the 1997 model year the the A8 was launched in the North American market. They were offered in both the A8 (standard wheelbase) and the A8L (long wheelbas...

Find of the Day: One-Owner 1989 Audi quattro Coupé

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="68224"] words: Bill, photos: autoscout24.de Iconic cars from my youth are getting harder and more expensive to find and this example is no different. Gleaming in the eye-catching Tornado Red, this one-owner quattro waits for its next owner. Here's the ad (translated from German): [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="68226"] We picked up the car from the Audi factory in 1989 and ithas been in our family ever since. 1 hand.Completely ...

Find of the Day: 2000 DTM Audi ABT TT-R

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="68113"] word: Bill, photos: aquaramabec.com The Audi TT is legendary and the race version was a hard to beat car in the DTM. It founds its way atop of many a podium. This Audi ABT TT-R is chassis 01 of 18 built. I don't know the history behind this particular car but here's the ad (translated from Italian): [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="68122"] Audi-ABT TT-R from 2000 from DTM Car completely overhauled and ready to race, it is...

Find of the Day: 2001 Stage 3 Audi S4 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="67783"] words: Bill, photos: Hunter Alan There should be a TV show called Everyone Loves The B5 and alternatively one called Everyone Hates Bill For Not Fully Loving The B5...Except For The Avant. I do...I really love the B5 Avant especially an S5 Avant. This one is a doozy. Here's the ad: [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="67773"] I’m selling my Black 2001 Audi S4 Avant 6 speed (stage 3 - built around 100,000 mil...

Find of the Day: New Old Stock 2015 Audi Q7 TDI Premium Plus

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="67618"] words: Bill, photo: Autohaus Lancaster You hear about barn finds where someone finds a vehicle in a barn that has been tucked away by the owner who claims to get it running one of these days. Rarely do you find an older vehicle that hasn't seen the light of day for years in good shape but there are always exceptions to the rule. Back in the near past (the Bad Days), there were acres of brand new Audi and Volkswagen TDIs fresh off the bo...

Find of the Day: 2017 Twin Turbo Audi R8 V10 plus

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="67275"] words: Bill, photos: Jarrid Kopras What looks like a normal Audi R8 V10 plus is anything but. This red rocket hides a Sheepey Race twin turbo kit. It's owned by an Audi Club Arizona member and those guys know how to have a great time. They hold numerous events year round and a lot of them are road trips. You may have seen this on the road before. Here's the ad: [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="67278"] Title in hand ready...

Find of the Day: 1980 Audi 5000S Diesel

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="67407"] words: Bill, photos: Ambassador Automobile It's good to see an old timer like this one. This is a 1980 Audi 5000S (C2) with an inline 2.0L 5-cylinder diesel engine mated to a 5-speed manual transmission.  This is a front-wheel drive vehicle; Audi didn't fit the quattro system until the C3 model. Here's the ad: [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="67385"] MAKE: AUDI MODEL: 5000S DIESEL STOCK: 338 TRANSMISSION: 5 SPEE...

Find of the Day: 1980 Volkswagen Type 183 Iltis

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="67226"] words: Bill, photos: billo317 via Bring A Trailer In the upcoming Q1_2022 issue of quattro Magazine, we decided to go off the normal path and devote the majority of the magazine to off-roading your Audi. One of the articles talks about the Volkswagen Iltis, a German military all-wheel drive vehicle. Here's an excerpt (by George Achorn): By 1976, VW issued a contract to Audi for the building of ten Type 183 prototypes. Wolfsburg would fun...

Find of the Day: 1961 DKW 1000 Universal

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66957"] words: Bill, photos: AutoScout24 I'll admit...I'm no historian when it comes to Audi history. Sure, I know about Auto Union, Wanderer, Audi, Horch, NSU, and DKW. In 1932, DKW merged with Audi, Horch, and Wanderer to form Auto Union. After World War Two, Auto Union (based in Saxony) found itself in East Germany. In 1949, it was reformed in West Germany as Auto Union GmbH. In 1957, Auto Union was under the Daimler-Benz umbrella and then was...

Find of the Day: 2015 Audi S4 Nogaro Blue special edition

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66843"] words: Bill, photos: Jeremy Matula It's not intentional that this is the 3rd Nogaro Blue Find of the Day in a week but really...who can resist the call of this blue? Several years ago, Audi of America launched the very limited number S4 Nogaro Blue special edition. How limited? It was thought that there were just of run of 20 cars built, built equally between manual transmission and S tronic cars. Audi of America though did not lock out t...

Find of the Day: 2021 Audi RS 6 Avant RS Tribute edition for…

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66683"] words: Bill, photos: Cosmo Motors Nogaro Blue is one of those Audi colors that just grabs attention. Combine it with the C8 RS 6 Avant and you have a rare bird. This is the RS Tribute edition and in case you've been living under a rock for the last couple of years, it's 1 of 25 that was imported to the States. We featured a Tribute back in March and the price on that (with 1,543 miles) was $152,000. This one with 7,151 miles is...well, he...

Find of the Day: 1997 Nogaro Blue Audi S6 Avant plus

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66612"] words: Bill, photos: AutoScout24 Nogaro Blue...Avant...V8...am I talking about the Audi RS 6 Avant RS Tribute edition? While a very sexy beast, I am not. This is a 1997 C4 S6 Avant plus for sale in Hungary. Why am I featuring this? Well, its 1st registration was March 1997 and with the US 25 year exemption on importing cars, you would only have to wait until March 2022 to get this. Here's the ad: [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="ful...

Find of the Day? 2007 Audi Q7 Stretch Limousine

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66538"] words: Bill, photos: afaofnc via eBay We tend to feature vehicles that are exotic, unusual, desirable, or rare on our Find of the Day picks...this may hit one or two of those.  Here is a Find of the Day where you can take 14 of  your friends on a road trip or take your teenager on his/her prom date in style. Here's the ad: [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66532"] Mega Stretch 180" exotic Audi Limousine Custom ...

Find of the Day: 2007 Audi R10 TDI LMP1 Chassis No. 201

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66446"] words: Bill, photos: Art and Revs The Audi R8 LMP1 was a tough race car to follow but the Audi R10 TDI LPM1 was the car to do it. The 5.5L V12 TDI diesel  race car entered 48 races, winning 36 of them, earning pole position 12 times, and held the fastest lap 13 times. Its legacy can't be argued with. It was immortalized in the documentary Truth in 24 where it battled the formidable Peugeot 908 HDi FAP. It was driven by such...

Find of the Day: 2008 Audi RS 4 Avant Clone (The RS Faux)

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66401"] words: Bill, photos: Nishant Pillai If you build it, they will come. This particular RS 4 Avant build has graced the pages of quattro Magazine and people's dreams for awhile now and guess what? It's for sale. When Daniel Gray bought it, it was a 'regular' B7 S4 Avant but he wanted more. Instead of rehashing what he did, you can read about it HERE. Dan is no stranger to awesome Avant builds; he also built this one. He had his fun with th...

Find of the Day: Two 1995.5 Audi S6 Avants Package Deal

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66250"] words: Bill, photos: Kevin Andrews There has always been fans for what we lovingly call the longroof and the Audi faction is no different. Audi Avants throughout the years have always had a small but very vocal fanbase and I'm sure they will get loud over this. Our last Find of the Day was a C5 S6 Avant converted into a manual RS 6 Avant. That got the attention of our readers and so should this. What you see here are two C4 S6 Avants be...

Find of the Day: 2002 Audi S6 Avant Manual AND RS 6 Engine Swap

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66137"] words: Bill, photos: ninertriplezero via Cars & Bids This year, we finally got the C8 RS 6 Avant here in the States. For way too long, we've been longingly looking across the pond while everyone else got to romp around in the super Avant. However, one person took matters into his own hands. What you see here is a C5 S6 Avant that has been transformed into an RS 6 Avant and with a manual transmission. Be still my beating heart. Here's ...

Find of the Day: 1991 Audi Coupe quattro turbo S2 Clone

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65835"] words: Bill, photos: Sopt_Built via Cars & Bids I'm a sucker for a Coupe quattro. I'm an even bigger sucker for a 2.2 turbo 5. Combine the two? Oh man. That's what you see here. This 1991 Coupe quattro's engine was swapped to the more desirable 2.2 turbo 5 plus it's in that quintessential Audi 1990s color, Pearl White. Here's the ad: [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65861"] Doug's Take Here it is, folks: the first B...

Find of the Day: 1973 Audi 100LS

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65732"] words: Bill, photos: Levi Tipcke In 1969, the first Audi model arrived stateside with the model year 1970 Audi 100. This car was the first of many from the Ingolstadt giant. In fact, the Ingolstadt production line was so overwhelmed, they opened another line in Volkswagen's Wolfsburg plant where it became the first water-cooled car produced there. The Audi 100 became the most successful model in Audi history up to that point. In 1976, the...

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...