The Ringshouse

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="53762"] words: Denis Podmarkov, Design Focus: Karina Wiciak, Wamhouse Studio Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q3_2020 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. Inspiration can come from anything…a simple walk in the park can inspire you to draw a picture, the smell of fresh bread can inspire you to bake. But what if something as simple as a logo can inspire you...

Daily Driver as Art: Audizine Creator’s Daily Driver

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="53534"] words: George Achorn, photos: Gene Pascua Editor’s note: This article originally ran in the Q3_2020 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, join Audi Club here. Let’s face it; the working end of the daily driver concept isn’t always pretty. Crossovers have become more and more of the norm, and when you have to contend with family needs or snarled NorCal traffic then the likes of something endi...

quattro Magazine Feature Car: Sebastien Kirch’s Strong Start S4

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="53548"] words: Ray Reyes, photos: Sebastien Kirch Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q3_2020 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. The Audi community is an eclectic group; some are racers, others love the low bagged life. Sebastien Kirch doesn’t really fit into either of these boxes. He’s a father, a family man, a network specialist in IT, and an artist thr...

Southern Fried Turn-Key RS 5-R by ABT

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52744"] words: Tim Enders, photos: Mike Kuhn & Adam Hummel Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q3_2020 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. It is a good time to be an owner of a modern Audi, and in particular those of the performance-oriented S and RS range. There is a panoply of different choices on the market for those in search of a little more performa...

Audi Club Kansas City QuattroBarn

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51238"] by: Armen Budagov Editor’s note: This article originally ran in the Q3_2020 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, join Audi Club here. Follow Audi Club Kansas City quattroBarn YouTube channel HERE. quattroBarn is a media company created by Audi Club Kansas City leaders Armen Budagov and Jacob Lauck as a worldwide-accessible source that seeks out custom builds, track cars, and other rare Audi...

quattro Magazine Q3_2020: Paris-Dakar 1985: Driver’s View – An interview with Audi Sport France driver José Lourseau

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51225"] words: George Achorn, photos: José Lourseau of dakardantan.com Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q3_2020 issue of quattro Magazine and is Part 2. You may find Part 1 HERE. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. quattro Magazine: How did you become part of the Audi France Dakar team? José Lourseau: I had the chance to participate in the 1980 race in a Range Rover. I finished 31s...

quattro Magazine Q3_2020: Five Instagrammers Audi Enthusiasts Need to Follow

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51067"] words: Denis Podmarkov, photos: Audi Club Kansas City, mnaudigirl, Audi North Austin, rach__mb, Audi collection USA Editor’s note: This article originally ran in the Q3_2020 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, join Audi Club here. @audi_club_kc www.instagram.com/audi_club_kc/ Founded in 1998, Audi Club Kansas City presently serves Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa, and South Dakota. It’s one...

Audi of America Announces Full 2021 Model Year Updates

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="47102"] source: Audi of America Enhanced standard equipment offerings across full 2021 model line Additional personalization options with interior and exterior design updates, more package and trim options Driver assistance systems and technology updates include adaptive cruise assist, integrated toll module, and top view camera system, now available on more models Audi of America announced today its lineup for the 2021 model year, including fu...

Audi Q3 Models Achieve Five-Star Overall Safety US NCAP Rating

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="43371"] source: Audi of America 2019 and 2020 Audi Q3 received 5-Star Overall Safety Rating by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s New Car Assessment Program Vehicle performed impressively in all three NCAP tests including frontal, side and rollover tests Audi Q3 offers comprehensive suite of standard and available driver assistance features The 2019 and 2020 Audi Q3 compact SUV has earned the U.S. National Highway Traffic Sa...

The Audi Q3 Sportback Wins The Readers’ Choice Award For “Best Cars”

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="43117"] source: Audi AG The SUV coupé prevailed against 62 competitors in its category Hans-Joachim Rothenpieler, Member of the Board of Management Technical Development: “Our concept is proving to be a complete success on the market” Four further Audi models successful in the competition organized by “auto motor und sport” The Audi Q3 Sportback**, which was introduced just a few months ago, prevailed against strong competition in i...

quattro Magazine q3_2019: S is for Safari

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="42077"] words: Bradley Brownell, photos: Gil Folk for Folk Photography Editor’s note: This article originally ran in the q3_2019 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, join Audi Club here. This 1995 Audi S6 has led an interesting life. Based on the copious records, that came with the car, it has lived in Connecticut, California, Alaska, and Ohio. I purchased the car from a co-worker in 2012 in Ohio a...

2020 Audi Q3 And Q5 Earn Kelley Blue Book KBB.com Best Buy Awards

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="39913"] source: Audi of America 2020 Audi Q3 named Best Buy in Subcompact Luxury SUV category 2020 Audi Q5 named Best Buy in Compact Luxury SUV category Audi Q5 wins a Best Buy Award for third consecutive year The 2020 Audi Q3 has been named winner of the 2020 Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Award in the Subcompact Luxury SUV category, and the 2020 Audi Q5 earned the award in the Compact Luxury SUV category. Announced during the 2019 Los Angeles Auto...

quattro Magazine q4_2019: Camp allroad 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="39561"] words: Troy Sicotte, photos: Gene Pascua  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. Vital Stats:  Event: Camp allroad V  Dates: July 26-28, 2019  Location: Lake Tahoe, CA  Organizers: Casey & Kamila Triplett, Rory Keeney  Sponsors: Thule, AZ Euros, FCP Euro, Mountain Hardwear, Avant Werks, Audi Club North Americ...

Audi e-tron And Audi Q3 SUVs Receive ALG Residual Value Awards

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32186"] source: Audi of Americ Industry analytics company ALG announced the Audi e-tron retains its value better than any electric vehicle All-new Audi Q3 is anticipated to carry a higher residual value than any other vehicle in the Premium Subcompact Utility class ALG's Residual Value Awards (RVA) recognize vehicles in 27 segments forecasted to retain highest percentage of their MSRP after a three-year period The Audi e-tron midsize SUV, the...

Car & Driver: 2020 BMW X1 vs. 2019 Audi Q3: Which Is the More Compelling Compact SUV?

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38458"] source: Car & Driver Audi has completely redesigned its smallest SUV, but is it finally better than its aging BMW rival? Compact premium SUVs have become red hot, with virtually every luxury manufacturer now playing in this rapidly growing segment. One of the fiercest rivalries within the class is between the Audi Q3 and the BMW X1—and it just intensified. This year, the all-new 2019 Audi Q3 finally replaces the first-generation mod...

AUDI AG: Robust Figures For The Third Quarter

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="26689"] source: Audi AG Audi Group after nine months of the year: revenue of €41.3 billion; operating profit of €3.2 billion; operating return on sales of 7.8 percent CFO Alexander Seitz: “Steering the Audi Group solidly through a year of adverse factors.” Net cash flow of €3.3 billion demonstrates high self-financing power again Earnings forecast affirmed in a difficult environment In a challenging second...

Audi Brings The Audi Q3 Unicorn-Inspired Social Media Post To Life For Those Who ‘Hold Nothing Back’

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="37205"] source: Audi of America Audi of America brings one of the most engaged social posts to life following remarkable fan response Audi Q3 “Qnicorn” celebrates Halloween by exploring the streets of Washington, D.C. Qnicorn solidified as fan favorite on Audi Instagram and Facebook accounts Audi of America has brought one of the most engaged social media posts to life: the mythical Audi Q3 Unicorn, dubbed by fans as the “Qnicorn.” ...

2019 Audi Q3 SUV Named A 2019 IIHS ‘Top Safety Pick+,’ 2019 A7 Named ‘Top Safety Pick’

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="36928"] source: Audi of America 2019 Audi Q3 recieves highest rating awarded by the nonprofit organization, when equipped with available Full LED headlights on Premium Plus and Prestige trims 2019 Audi A7 named 2019 Top Safety Pick when equipped with available LED Matrix-design headlights with high-beam assist Both vehicles achieved “Superior” rating for front crash prevention and “Good”rating in all IIHS crash tests 201...