Find of the Day: Audi S1 E2 Pikes Peak

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="76385"] words: Bill, photos: racecardirect.com Ok...if you want to make an impression at the next Cars & Coffee or Audi Club HPDE event, I don't think you could go wrong with this. This is an Audi S1 E2 Pikes Peak replica. It has raced all over the UK, Europe, and yes, even Pikes Peak. Here's the ad: [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="76384"] Audi Quattro S1 Built by Keith Edwards using only the best of the best parts. Over 800...

2022 One Lap of America: From A Puppy To A Big Dog

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="75102"] words: Bill Cho, photos: David Ogburn, Michael Trevor, Bill Cho Editor’s Note: The abridged version of this article originally ran in the Q3_2022 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. From a Puppy to a Big DogOne Lap of America in the #teamcannonball4kq As I sat on the very narrow shoulder with tractor trailers barreling by inches away, I thought to myself, “One...

Find of the Day: 1995 Audi 90 Cabriolet

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74915"] words: Bill, photos: Ralph Hickling Summer is winding down but you can still buy a convertible to enjoy what's left of the beautiful warm days...unless you live in an area where it's sunny and warm year round or you're like me where you would put the top down even if it's snowing. This is an interesting example where it's a right-hand drive UK model and it's in Kingfisher Blue which I don't think we got this color in the States. Here's th...

Concept Corner: Audi Le Mans quattro

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74828"] source: Audi AG Editor's note: Occasionally, we feature a concept vehicle on the site. Most don't make it into production but this one did..the Audi Le Mans quattro concept became the Audi we now know as the R8. Originally published on November 19, 2003 Ready to run in only eleven months Top-secret task for a small Audi team Combining motor racing, luxury, high-tech and design The Audi Le Mans quattro is the first car of its kind: a ...

Audi S1 e-tron quattro Hoonitron to Make US Debut During Monterey Car Week

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74782"] source: Audi of America Audi S1 e-tron quattro Hoonitron will make North American debut at Rolex Motorsport Reunion; perfect setting to electrify enthusiasts Audi S1 e-tron quattro Hoonitron to be featured in Ken Block’s first ‘Electrikhana’ film in coming months  Design of all-electric one-of-a-kind vehicle inspired by historic Audi Sport quattro S1, also to be on display Modernized, electrified, and inspired by the iconic d...

Meet Erica, Winner of Audi Club North America’s 1985 ur quattro Sweepstakes

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74103"] With the Spring 2022 Sweepstakes, Audi Club chose to do something a little different. After a long tradition of giving away new Audi models, we thought we'd change it up by offering a classic. There seemed no better place to start than the car that started it all, the Audi "ur quattro". Many entered to win our 1985 quattro in Zermatt Silver and with 20-valve swap, but there was just one winner. Her name is Erica Mouzon. [gallery link=...

Find of the Day: 1991 Audi 200 Avant 20V quattro

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="73804"] words: Bill, photos: Coventry Motorcar Audi rolled out the C3 in 1982 and with it, the true Audi Avant was born. Audi had called a C2 model an Avant but in actuality, it was a 5-door hatchback. Avants have since captured the fancy of enthusiasts and Avants like this 1991 200 Avant 20v quattro set the stage. Here's the ad: [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="73800"] YEAR: 1991 MAKE: Audi MODEL: 200 Wagon TRIM LEVEL: ...

Audi Tradition Shows Legendary Cars in Berlin

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="72860"] source: Audi AG Show at “DRIVE. Volkswagen Group Forum” with exclusive selection of automotive game changers from the Group’s brands until end of 2022 Audi Tradition also present on Kurfürstendamm in Audi City in Berlin on June 18 and 19 – motto at Classic Days Berlin: “The Golden Twenties” “AHEAD – Stories of Transformation” – this is the name of the current exhibition at Volkswagen Group’s representative offi...

Audi Club Sweepstakes: Your Canvas, Your Choice

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="71609"] Last year, we gave away a 24 x 36-inch canvas to one lucky participant and that promotion was a hit so we're doing it again. This time though, you will have a choice of 25 different canvases! Starting today, May 11 through Friday May 20th, with any purchase of entries in the Audi Club 1985 quattro Sweepstakes, you will automatically be eligible to win this or any of the other 24 images...your choice. As you can see below, the images ...

Vintage to Voltage: Join Audi Enthusiasts of All Mobility Types in Philadelphia May 20-22

"Lead by Technology", that's the translation of the iconic tagline "Vorsprung durch Technik". The Audi brand has a rich history of leading with technology, especially in the modern era that began in the '80s with quattro all-wheel drive and continues through into the future with a rapidly expanding range of electric vehicles. To celebrate that, Audi Club is holding an event to celebrate this rich heritage that streams throughout its lineage and into the future. The first-ever Vintage to Voltage ...

Formawerx OpenSpec DTM Key Arrives for Our quattro Sweepstakes Car

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="70861"] While we always knew it was coming, there’s just something about holding the Formawerx OpenSpec DTM key in your hand to really appreciate it. As we confirmed weeks ago, we have two planned for the winner of our Audi quattro Sweepstakes, and the first of those two has arrived. A delay in production of their black finish keys will mean a delayed reveal of the second key. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="70863"] If you d...

Choice Gear of the Day: 1/18 Scale Audi Coupe GT by Ottomobile

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="70289"] words: Bill, photos: Ottomobile Ah the Coupe GT...although overshadowed by it muscular, more powerful sister, the quattro, it has come into its own glory in latter times. Proof here is this 1:18 scale model from Ottomobile. Ottomobile makes scale models that are more obscure than the supercars you see from other model makers. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="70287"] Each model is exquisitely detailed down to the last door...

Audi RS 3: Dancing in the Snow

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="69965"] source: Audi AG An emotive driving experience in the compact RS model RS-specific drive select mode for controlled drifting quattro drive system with RS Torque Splitter for more stability and agility quattro is Audi, and Audi is quattro. The all-wheel-drive system is one of the core areas of expertise of the four rings and represents optimum traction on any surface. The quattro drive system is used in conjunction with the RS Torque S...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 03.03.2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="69070"] Words: Steve Johnson With so many incredible auction platforms, both traditional and untraditional, enthusiasts could spend all day searching all these outlets for interesting cars hitting the market.  Audi Club aims to keep its members up to date with Ingolstadt’s finest as they are listed with this new series of stories.  We’ll monitor the auction houses looking for interesting new finds, and hopefully our Audi enthusiast member...

One Week Only: Free Audi quattro Sticker with Audi Club Sweepstakes Purchase

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="68744"] Much like our Grand Prize in our 2022 Audi Club Spring Sweepstakes, we decided to go old school with our latest promotion. Want to get a red Audi quattro sticker for your laptop, toolbox, roof box, forehead, or other stickable location AND possibly win a 1985 Zermatt Silver Audi quattro? Well for the next week (February 18-25), every time you purchase entries, we’ll send you one of these sticker as a way of saying thank you f...

Someone Will Win This Scalextric Slot Car Track With Audi R8 Police Car and Mouton/Pons’ 1981 Audi quattro

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="68589"] Oh boy...I think this is the coolest Audi Club Sweepstakes promotion we've done yet. We've given away 1:18 scale models, stickers, canvas prints but never something like this. This is a Scalextric Le Mans slot car track with two awesome 1/32 scale cars that didn't originally come with the set: an Audi R8 police car with working lights and limited edition Michele Mouton/Fabrizia Pons' 1981 Audi quattro. We scoured the internet for these A...

Ken Block Thrilled with the Audi RS Q e-tron

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="68451"] source: Audi AG US drift artist drives Mattias Ekström’s Dakar car Historic treasures from Audi Tradition at the GP Ice Race Ken Block: “A phenomenal experience” This was a car swap of a very special kind: with Mattias Ekström as the instructor in the co-driver’s seat, Ken Block tested the Audi RS Q e-tron with start number 224 on snow and ice. The outing during the GP Ice Race in Zell am See (Austria) was the spectacular...

Audi Club Sweepstakes Upgrade: RECARO Expert Seats for that Sport quattro Cockpit Look

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="68416"] ENTER SWEEPSTAKES HERE One of the unique aspects of the 1985 Audi quattro procured for the grand prize of Audi Club North America’s Spring 2022 Sweepstakes is that its original seats had been replaced at some point with more bolstered units from RECARO. As a tastefully built driver, upgrades of this nature aren’t uncommon, but with these we saw an opportunity for improvement. Most enthusiasts know the RECARO name, a brand whose seat b...

Unfair Advantage Podcast: Kevin Ginsberg, Exotic Car Dealer, Talks Vintage Audi and our 1985 “ur” quattro 20V Sweepstakes Car

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="68387"] We recently caught up with New Jersey exotic car dealer and vintage Audi specialist Kevin Ginsberg and chatted about his own Audi enthusiast history, his former ownership of our Audi Club quattro Sweepstakes ’85 “ur” quattro 20V, and multiple other subjects. Watch it below or check out the Unfair Advantage Podcast by Audi Club on Anchor, or distributed to most major podcast platforms. ENTER THE AUDI CLUB QUATTRO SWEEPSTAKES ...

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 ...