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...

quattro Magazine Q2_2020 Feature: One Bennett of 2Bennett

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="47990"] words: Ray Reyes, photos: George Achorn Few players in the U.S. Audi aftermarket have gained institution status like 2Bennett Audimotive, specializing in service, restoration, and performance tuning on Audi models exclusively. A fixture in the space, the firm was founded in 1990 by brothers Ken and Andrew Bennett. 2Bennett’s home is a sprawling former Ford dealership in the Sacramento suburb of Davis, California. Stroll into the place a...

quattro Magazine Q2_2020 Feature: Dune Dancers

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="47777"] words: Ola Lereim of ableitet.no, Photo: Getty Images, José Lourseau of dakardantan.com Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q2_2020 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. Amongst endurance rallies, the original iteration of the Paris-Dakar Rally holds maybe the most enduring, where the contestants started off the new year in Paris, travelled across t...

quattro Magazine Q2_2020 Event Report: 2020 Seefeld Winter Driving Experience

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="47451"] words: Jason Cupp, photos: Jason Cupp, Audi AG Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q2_2020 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. A first-hand account from a first-time participant In January, I had the chance to join dozens of other Audi enthusiast across the pond in Germany and Austria for one of the most epic car driving, tactical racing, learning,...

quattro Magazine Q2_2020 Feature: On A Mission

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44500"] words: Joshua Sharp, photos: Chris Daley Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q2_2020 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. Editor’s Note II: For an enthusiast, a car can mean a lot of things. It can be the focus of a dream, the reward for achievement, or the project that helps keep you focused. For Captain Josh Sharp of the U.S. Army, who recently ...

quattro Magazine Q2_2020 Event Report: Concours in the Hills with Audi Club Arizona

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="47217"] words: Randy Nelson, photos: Leanne Kopras, Paul Targosz Editor’s note: This article originally ran in the Q2_2020 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. Given the temperate climate of Arizona and the time of year, it’s not terribly hard to coax automobile enthusiasts to the Grand Canyon State in the winter. In looking around the show field, seemingly all of thos...

Q1_2020 quattro Magazine Feature: Nemesis Autosport Audi RS 5 performance at a Crossroads

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46821"] word/photos: George Achorn Though it may seem obvious, it’s actually quite rare that the serious performance aftermarket crosses paths with Audi corporate. There are the typical shortcomings: either the brand’s reluctance over modifying its products or the aftermarket’s aesthetic being rarely on the same wavelength as the brand design. When the paths do cross, as they did recently with Audi Sport performance parts, it is something t...

Choice Gear: Group B 30th Anniversary Edition Art Box by Ricardo Artwork

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46795"] words: Bill, photos: Ricardo Artwork Editor’s note: We run a column in quattro Magazine called Choice Gear where we feature cool things we think Audi enthusiasts will want to have. This is one of them. Relive memories of rallying’s most intense era with this ultimate Group B 30th Anniversary Edition Art Box. Inside you’ll find prints of the heroes from Audi, Lancia, and Peugeot. Prints by Ricardo Santos.   You ca...

Choice Gear: Avant Appreciation, Small Chassis Audi, & League of Small Chassis

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46765"] words: Bill, photos: Audi Club TeePublic Store Editor’s note: We run a column in quattro Magazine called Choice Gear where we feature cool things we think Audi enthusiasts will want to have. These are several of them. Did you know that we have an on-demand store that offers some pretty cool designs (if we may say so ourselves)? What you see above are the newest designs. Avant Appreciation T-Shirt Who doesn't love a long...

Choice Gear: Audi Skate Decks by Deckorate

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46652"] words: Bill, photos: Deckorate Editor’s note: We run a column in quattro Magazine called Choice Gear where we feature cool things we think Audi enthusiasts will want to have. This is one of them. Whether you hang these on the wall or ride them, Deckorate's Audi collection is pretty rad. Skate decks as wall art is definitely more of a thing now that ambitious graphic artists have begun sharing their automotive themed work on this mediu...

quattro Magazine Q1_2020 Event Report: FixxFest 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46543"] words/photos: Gerald Simms, Audi Club Florida 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. Fixxfest is a fixture in the Florida enthusiast show scene and has been for years. With 50 vendors, and the promise of an impressive car show, the event draws in some 2500 attendees and isn’t to be missed. This year marked the...

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...

e-tron connect: quattro Magazine Q2_2020: Project e-tron – Lowering Suspension & New Wheels

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46314"] by: George Achorn Editor's note: This article originally appeared in Q2_2020 of quattro Magazine and on our sister site, e-tron connect. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. Though the Audi e-tron may mark just the beginning of a new electric era, we find some things simply don’t change no matter the method of propulsion. Improving upon elements like a car’s stance, and also th...

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: Member Profile

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="45209"] 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. Member Profiles  Each month, our editors choose a selection of Audi Club members’ personal cars to share with quattro Magazine readers. If you would like to see your car featured, send your name, hometown, model, model year information, ...

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 Club Carolinas 2019 Audi Treffen

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44353"] words: Roger Labas. photos: Audi Club Carolinas members 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. The 5th annual Audi Treffen was held in October at the Etowah Valley Resort in Etowah, North Carolina, amidst low rolling hills and named for the valley and river of the ancient Mesoamerican Native Americans. This year’s ga...

quattro Magazine q1_2020: Event Report – TT West 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44298"] words & photos: Larry Brickner 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. This year’s 900+ mile, six-day TT West drive derived its name from the fact that half of the trip was in New Mexico, “The Land of Enchantment” and that one of the daily drives followed “The Enchanted Circle” scenic route north of Ta...

quattro Magazine q1_2020: Event Report – Avantoberfest 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="42967"] words: Don Adams, photos: George Achorn, Kieran Buttrick, Lenny Piedmont 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. Editor's note #2: Our photo gallery was huge so we split it between the three photographers who contributed to this article. Photo gallery by Lenny Piedmont Photo gallery by Kieran Buttrick Photo gallery by Ge...

Avantoberfest 2019 Photo Gallery (by George Achorn)

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="42983"] photos: George Achorn This is part of the gallery for our Event Report: Avanotberfest 2019. We had so many photos, we decided to split them up between the three photographers who contributed to the q1_2020 quattro Magazine article.