quattro Magazine: 2020 One Lapp of Ohio RallyTour

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61773"] by: Steve Johnson, photos: Aaron Krott Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q1_2021 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. True story: Bigfoot has been sighted in Salt Fork State Park in rural Cambridge, OH no less than 13 times in the last 25 years. More regular then, and decidedly less urban legend, is the annual One Lapp of Ohio Rally Tour, put on here ...

quattro Magazine: A Safari B5 RS for all Roads.

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61511"] by: Roger Garbow, photos: Roger Garbow, Tony Coletta, Ai Design Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q2_2021 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. The B5 RS 4 Avant is one of those rare vehicles that is coveted by folks far beyond brand loyalists. For most enthusiasts, the car is absolutely perfect as created by the factory and it would be sacrilege to co...

Choice Gear Find of the Day: Brutal Beasts- Audi S1 E2 Prints by WeAreInk

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57299"] words: Bill, photos: WeAreInk We run a column in quattro magazine called Choice Gear where we highlight Audi-centric items that we think our audience would love to have and we may have found another. WeAreInk is a London based company who makes limited edition digital prints like the Audi S1 E2 you see above...and below. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57291"] They've stripped the paint and livery to show the sinister ...

Q4_2020 quattro Magazine: Five Instagrammers Audi Enthusiasts Need to Follow

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="56995"] words: Denis Podmarkov, photos: Jamie Orr, Audi Club Western Canada, Audi Royal Oak, Gene Pascua, Calden Horuc-Lake Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q4_2020 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. @xjamiexoe www.instagram.com/xjamiexoe/ The biggest VW nerd we know but that doesn't mean he isn’t an instrumental part of the Audi scene. Jamie Orr (owner ...

Feature: Ur S4 Time Machine

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="56905"] words: Troy Sicotte, 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. Being involved with Audi Club, one eventually gets exposed to countless amazing Audi vehicles and owners. With more exposure from car shows to Audi Club HPDEs, it takes something rare and special to grab one’s attention. We had jus...

Pebble Beach…If Only R8s

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="56893"] words: George Achorn, photos: Bay Area R8s Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q4_2020 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. No matter how many kids you have, no matter how many groceries you must get, and no matter how ardently you identify with vintage era of four-ring lineage, it’s hard to imagine any Audi enthusiast not lusting after an R8. Aud...

The COVID Cannonball Run

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="56829"] words: James Edmonds, photos: JR Photon Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q4_2020 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. The title suggests exactly what you think it suggests. So, before we get on with the story, let’s get the disclaimers out of the way. No quattro Magazine staffers were involved. Nor were any Audi Club members, employees of Audi ...

Project e-tron Goes on a Road Trip

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="56745"] words/photos: George Achorn Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q4_2020 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. Have you heard the one about the best laid plans surviving 2020? Me neither. Our particular plans involved one Audi e-tron (Project e-tron p. 68) as 2020’s weapon of choice for the annual family drive to Maine. Trouble is, “Vacationland” wa...

The Clark Kent of Supercars: 2020 Audi R8 V10 performance quattro

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="53070"] words/photos: George Achorn Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q4_2020 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. The notion of Clark Kent was always a little perplexing. Here was Superman in a well-cut suit, a set of glasses, multifaceted enough to both fight crime and pen news stories for the Daily Planet… and no one really questioned it. Clark had t...

Give All TT RS

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="56637"] words: Troy Dashney, photos: Andrew Wright, @wright.of.way.photography Editor’s note: This article originally ran in the Q4_2020 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, join Audi Club here. In 2002, after nine years as a paratrooper for the Canadian Armed Forces Infantry, Brian Cale was released from duty for medical reasons due to a kink in his back and chronic back injuries. Having always be...

Project e-tron: Winter Mode Engaged

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="56402"] words/photos: George Achorn Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q4_2020 issue of quattro magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro magazine, please join Audi Club here.  When the winter of 2019 was setting in, acquiring a set of winter tires for Project e-tron wasn’t terribly high on the list. We’d just made the considerable expenditure of buying the car and we hoped to make it through the...

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...

Shattering the Glass Ceiling at 14,119 Feet: Michèle Mouton & Her Record Run at Pike’s Peak 35 Years On

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50923"] words: George Achorn, photos: Audi AG, Volkswagen AG, Audi of America, Audi Tradition, Getty Images 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. When Michèle Mouton returned to Colorado in the summer of 1985, it’s safe to assume she had some unfinished business there. Audi Sport’s high-profile French driver had taken he...

quattro Magazine Q3_2020: NSU 1200TT: Father of the Current Day Audi TT

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50714"] words: Per Eliasen, photos: Per Eliasen, George Achorn 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. It all started while attending a vintage car event in Copenhagen back in 2007. “Dad, you should get one of those NSUs and start racing!” “Son, I am a gearhead but I have never heard of any NSUs making it to the USA...