Video of the Day: 620hp Audi R8 V10 Performance vs Tuned 550hp Audi RS 3 vs Tuned 710hp Audi RS Q8

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="75417"] words: Bill, photo: carwow Here's Mat Watson and carwow with another Audi vs Audi...vs Audi drag race. The RS 3 and RS Q8 have been tuned to 550hp and 710hp respectively while the R8 V10 performance is stock at 620hp. So how will the Audi Sport siblings do against each other? Find out below. [embed]https://youtu.be/uohjBy_GXl0[/embed]

Spy Photo: KTM X-Bow GT-XR on the Nürburging

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="75186"] The X-Bow GT-XR takes on the Nürburgring! Remember the shot from the last winter test season when we shot the KTM X-Bow GT-XR while playing on an ice track? Well now it's back and this time on the Nürburgring. But with a wet Nürburgring, the feeling could be the same. The GT-XR is the road going version of the GT2 and is most likely set for a debut soon. The road going version will also run the Audi five-cylinder engine known from th...

A 1:18 Scale Audi RS 6 Avant GTO concept: Another Audi Club RS 3 Sweepstakes Giveaway!

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="75132"] This is the Audi RS 6 GTO concept. It was created with ideas from the apprentices at Audi Neckarsulm and designed by Marc Litche and his team. As the name suggests, it was inspired by the Audi 90 quattro IMSA GTO that ruled the American IMSA GTO racing series. The 40 number on the side is not just to acknowledge 40 Years of quattro but is a throwback nod to the number 4 that was on the side of Hans Stuck and Walter Roh...

Video of the Day: Audi RS 3 vs Audi S8

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="75068"] words: Bill, photo: carwow The Executive Muscle Car versus the Scrappy Kid...biturbo V8 versus turbo 5-cylinder...571hp vs 400hp. If you just look at the numbers, the S8 is the clear winner but what about real world? Bonus is watching the huge S8 doing donuts; it's fantastic. Oh and by the way, Audi Club is giving away a 2023 Audi RS 3 in the Audi Club Fall Sweepstakes! Buy your entries HERE and watch the video below. Who will win?...

Audi Club RS 3 Sweepstakes Giveaway: 1:18 Scale Audi RS e-tron GT by Norev

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74963"] Our latest sweepstakes Grand Prize is a 2023 Audi RS 3 sedan and our 1st 1:18 scale model promotion is the latest and greatest from Audi Sport: the Audi RS e-tron GT in Olive Green Metallic. Exquisitely detailed with carbon fiber accents such as the side mirrors and roof. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74964"] Any purchase of entries between August 15th through Sunday, August 21st will be eligible to win this model. On...

Unitronic JDC-Miller to Focus on the Future

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74710"] source: Unitronic Throughout the company history of Unitronic, they have always strived to be on the leading edge of technology and development. The same can be said for JDC-Miller MotorSport who have always looked to take the next step in the motorsport ladder to be able to compete at the highest level. Together the two organizations have decided to, once again look to the future, and bring an end to the current 2022 IMSA Michelin Pilot ...

Audi Club RS 3 Sweepstakes: Your Canvas, Your Choice

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="71627"] For our first promotion on the Audi Club RS 3 Sweepstakes, we are going back to a classic: a 24 x 36-inch canvas with your choice between 25 photos! Starting today, August 1st through Friday, August 5th, with any purchase of entries in the Audi Club RS 3 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 range from the elusive Audi quattro con...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 07.14.2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="73920"] Words: Steve Johnson Audi enthusiasts: do you spend countless hours searching on-line for your favorite car or cars?  If so, we’re here to help!  To save you time, in this Auction Watch series we’re monitoring numerous auction sites for Ingolstadt’s finest up for auction.  Interesting finds will be posted weekly, and hopefully, you’ll be alerted in time to bid on your dream car. This week’s top photo is a head nod to...

Limited Edition ABT RS3-R Sedan and Sportback

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="73831"] source: ABT Sportsline The Audi RS 3 might be the smallest of the Audi Sport models but what it lacks in size it makes up with its bold design and powerful performance. However, anyone who believes that the ultimate result in the compact class has already been achieved does not know the world’s largest automotive aftermarket and performance parts specialist for Audi and VW very well. Because with the ABT RS3-R, strictly limited to 200 u...

Video of the Day: 2023 Audi RS 3 vs 1985 Audi Sport quattro S1

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="73419"] words: Bill, photos: carwow This is the drag race of your dreams. Mat Watson takes on a former Walter Röhrl/Stig Blomqvist-driven 1985 Audi Sport quattro S1 in a 2023 Audi RS 3...legendary 5 cylinder vs modern 5 cylinder. The stats: 1985 500hp, 354 ft-lb torque, 2400lbs vs 2023 400hp, 369 ft-lb torque, 3473 lbs. Just looking at those make you think that the outcome of the drag race would be a known quantity but... Enjoy the race...

How Legends Sound: The Revolution of the Audi Five-Cylinder Engine

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="72898"] source: Audi of America Editor's note: We will have a review and driving impressions in the upcoming Q3_2022 issue of quattro Magazine. Keep an eye on your mailboxes! Legendary engine proves successful concept from racing to series production Five-cylinder engine returns with legendary performance in 2022 Audi RS 3 Since 2010, 2.5-liter TFSI five cylinder engine voted “Engine of the Year” nine consecutive times Awaiting the arrival ...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 06.02.2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="72169"] Enthusiasts can and probably do spend many hours searching on-line for their favorite car or cars.  To save you time, Audi Club aims to keep its members up to date on Ingolstadt’s finest up for auction with this Auction Watch series.  We’re monitoring numerous auction sites for interesting finds and hopefully you, an Audi enthusiast, will be alerted to your dream car. Now here are this week’s listing. [gallery link="none"...

Bringing the RS 3 to the Enthusiast Community This Weekend

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="71711"] source: Audi of America The all-new Audi RS 3 will be making its first debut at the South OC Cars and Coffee in San Clemente, California on Saturday morning, May 28th and at an informal gathering at Malibu Kitchen in Malibu, California on Sunday morning, May 29th. Come out and have a look at the revolution of legendary performance before it goes on sale later this year.

Audi Club Auction Watch: 05.19.2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="71995"] Words: Steve Johnson Enthusiasts can and probably do spend many hours searching on-line for their favorite car or cars.  To save you time, Audi Club aims to keep its members up to date on Ingolstadt’s finest up for auction with this Auction Watch series.  We’re monitoring numerous auction sites for interesting finds and hopefully you, an Audi enthusiast, will be alerted to your dream car. For the would-be collectors, there’s so...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 05.12.2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="71660"] Words: Steve Johnson Enthusiasts could spend all day searching for their favorite car (or cars) on the many incredible auction platforms that now exist.  To save you time, Audi Club aims to keep its members up to date on Ingolstadt’s finest available for purchase with this series of stories.  We’re monitoring auction sites for interesting finds and hopefully our Audi enthusiast members will be informed enough to snap up the ob...

The All-New Audi RS 3: Legendary Performance Revolutionized

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="71711"] source: Audi of America Nürburgring record lap-time setting RS 3 Sedan rejoins Audi Sport lineup as impressive RS entry point Unmistakable five-cylinder engine returns with legendary performance and a 0-60 time of 3.6 seconds with an available 180 mph top track speed New RS driving modes and RS Torque Splitter enable a new dimension of driving dynamics HERNDON, Va., May 4, 2022 – Today, Audi of America announces the return of the at...

Video of the Day: BMW M240i vs Audi RS 3 vs AMG CLA 45 Drag Race

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="70972"] words: Bill, video: carwow Mat Watson once again pits our favorite manufacturer against its German rivals. Driving a BMW M240i, he drags against an Audi RS 3 and an AMG CLA 45 S. It's a battle of 6 cylinder vs 5 cylinder vs 4 cylinder and a battle against premium German luxury subcompacts. All participants seem to have disparaging remarks about the RS 3 so how well will our hero fare against its AWD rivals? Watch below. [embed]ht...

Video of the Day: New Audi RS 3 Sedan vs Audi RS 6 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="70221"] words: Bill, photo: Archie Hamilton Racing The new RS 3 looks to be a blast and we can't wait for it to finally hit our shores but we can watch others play with them like Archie Hamilton. He pits the new RS 3 sedan against the Mother of All Bombs, the Audi RS 6 Avant. You would think that it would be a slaughter but you might be wrong. Ok...don't want to give anything away but I think one of the drivers may have been holding back but the...

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...

Why an Audi Drives Like an Audi: the Audi DNA in the Driving Characteristics

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="69205"] source: Audi AG Development, tuning and calibration… all geared toward a distinctive Audi driving experience Fundamental criteria underline the typical driving behavior of each and every Audi model Intelligent control of an increasingly integrated network of mechatronic chassis components It’s a feeling most people recognize immediately: This is an Audi! The driving experience is unmistakable, a harmonious balance of driving...