Find of the Day: 2019 Audi RS 5 Sportback Panther edition

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="83726"] words: Bill, photos: Fletcher Jones Audi This week is turning into an Audi exclusive Find of the Day week. Today, we present the Audi RS 5 Sportback. What makes this RS 5 different from others? First of all, it's a Panther edition. Only 100 were sent to the States back in 2019; 75 Sportback and 25 Coupes. Here's the ad: [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="83734"] Limited edition 1 of 100 Panther editions built!!! What a find...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 02.23.2023

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="83541"] 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!  Auction Watch is monitoring numerous auction sites for Audi models worthy of bidding on, then posting a short description with key data and a few pictures to, hopefully, help you find the car you’re looking for in time to bid. There’s no time to waste this Thursday morning, the ...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 02.16.2023

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="83086"] 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!  Auction Watch is monitoring numerous auction sites for Audi models worthy of bidding on, then posting a short description with key data and a few pictures to, hopefully, help you find the car you’re looking for in time to bid. This week’s auction listings are headlined by a true...

034Motorsport B9/B9.5 Audi RS 4/RS 5 EA839 2.9TT Dynamic+ Performance ECU & AL552 ZF8 Transmission Tuning Bundle

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="82486"] source: 034Motorsport 034Motorsport Dynamic+ Performance Software for the Audi B9/9.5 Audi RS4 & RS5 equipped with the EA839 2.9TT engine and Dynamic+ TCU Software Upgrade for AL552 ZF8 Transmission. 034Motorsport EA839 2.9TT ECU and TCU tunes are flashed directly through the factory OBD-II port using the 034Motorsport Dynamic+ End User Flashing Kit, and offer dramatic increases in horsepower and torque throughout the powerband. Inc...

034Motorsport Dynamic+ Sway Bar Kits Now Available for B8/B8.5 Audi A4/S4/RS 4, A5/S5/RS 5

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="82226"] source: 034Motorsport Looking to maximize the handling performance of your B8/B8.5 Audi? The 034Motorsport Dynamic+ Sway Bar Kits for the B8/B8.5 Audi A4/S4/RS4 & A5/S5/RS5 feature perfectly-matched front and rear sway bars designed to reduce body roll, improve turn-in, reduce oversteer and enhance steering feel. 034Motorsport's Dynamic+ Sway Bar Kit is the ideal upgrade for those in search of confidence-inspiring handling on the stre...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 01.12.2023

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="81763"] Words: Steve Johnson Fellow Audi fans: make a New Year’s resolution to stop spending countless hours searching the internet for your favorite car(s) and simply check out this post every week.  Auction Watch is monitoring numerous auction sites for Audi models worthy of bidding on, then posting a short description with key data points and a few pictures to, hopefully, help you find the car you’re looking for in time to bid. I...

034Motorsport B9 Audi RS 5 First to 9 Second Quarter Mile

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="79362"] source: 034Motorsport World's Fastest RS 5 Powered by Dynamic+ Tuning! 034Motorsport Dynamic+ Tuning for the EA839 2.9TT Engine in the RS 5 delivers the best experience of smooth drivability, perfect function, reliability, and added functionality and features beyond what the factory programming can provide. 034Motorsport’s Hardware and Software engineers are dedicated to pushing the envelope of what’s possible on the B9 RS 5 Twin T...

quattro Magazine: Going Green

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="76133"] By: Ryan Ponto, photos: Rob Overcash @blinker.fluid Editor’s Note: 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. Rob has been a part of the four-ring family for nearly four decades now, initially falling in love with Audi automobiles back in the 80s when a good friend of his dad purchased a 5000 Avant. Growing...

Find of the Day: Twin Turbo Manual Swapped 2015 Audi RS 5 in Audi Exclusive Nogaro Blue

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="72508"] words: Bill, photos: Trever Andrew Nogaro Blue is one of those colors that looks great on anything but especially better on an RS model. How about an RS model like this RS 5 with 900hp with the capability of up to 1600hp AND a manual swap? Here's the ad: [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="72497"] Twin Turbo Manual Swapped RS5 in Audi Exclusive Nogaro Blue w/Black Optics. Meticulously built and maintained - only the highest...

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 RS 5 Turns Up The Volume, Offering The Most Dynamic Experience Yet

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="71898"] source: Audi of America Heightened intensity of driving dynamics achieved through coilover suspension, front and rear sport sway bars, enhanced software, 180 mph top track speed limiter, and Pirelli P Zero Corsa tires RS sport exhaust system elevates sound experience to new level Specific and unique interior and exterior design to complete the package Audi of America announces an exclusive Competition package addition for the 2023 RS 5 ...

Audi Sport GmbH Now Has Largest Product Range Ever

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61536"] source: Audi AG Delivery figures for R and RS models hit record high Systematic electrification strategy in the high-performance segment Audi Sport GmbH had an epic year in 2020, delivering more than 29,300 vehicles to customers – a new record for the high-performance carmaker. With more than 15 R and RS models currently available, it now boasts its largest product range ever. And with its RS e-tron GT, Audi Sport has als...

Find of the Day: 2014 Audi Sprint Blue RS 5 Cabriolet

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61261"] words: Bill, photos: Jim Newhouse Ok...this is one Audi that I knew existed but have never seen in the flesh and that's a shame...because in this color combination (or any other one), it's beautiful. I spent time in an S5 coupe with the same interior and let me tell you, it was a pain to keep clean but this one looks brand new. Here's the ad: About This Vehicle Driven 15,200 miles Automatic transmission Exterior colo...

Audi Announces Model Year 2022 Audi Sport Updates

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60330"] source: Audi of America All-new RS design packages enhance performance attributes and underline sporty sophistication Dynamic Ride Control now available as an option on RS 6 Avant and RS 7 models Race inspired flat-bottom steering wheel now standard for RS 6 Avant and RS 7 models Audi of America today announced updates for its Audi Sport lineup for the 2022 model year, including the addition of a number of requested features customers a...

Find of the Day: 2014 Audi exclusive Nogaro Blue RS 5

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="59198"] words: Bill, photos: Igor Denisevich Ok...going to have to say that I've never seen an RS 5 in the most iconic color of all: Nogaro Blue. Well now I can scratch that off my list. Here is a 2014 B8.5 RS 5 found on our Facebook Audi Club North America Classifieds page. This combination is definitely a head turner: the growl of that 4.2 will make you look but that color will make your eyes stay on it s it moves past. Here's the ad: For ...

ABT Power, Wheels and Aerodynamic Upgrades for 2021 Audi RS 5

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="56118"] source: ABT America The redesigned 2021 Audi RS 5 Coupe and Sportback is offering another great opportunity for Audi enthusiasts to individualize their car with high quality ABT parts. It’s already a powerhouse from the factory with 444 hp and 442 lb-ft of torque, but ABT pumps up the performance of up to approx. 503 hp and 501 lb-ft (based on 93 octane fuel)*. The ABT power upgrade consists of the signature ABT engine control unit (AEC...

2021 Audi RS 5 Coupe and Sportback: Exterior Design and Technology Updates

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="53462"] source: Audi of America RS 5 Coupe and Sportback models feature aggressive exterior design New Ascari launch edition and Black optic launch edition available on both Coupe and Sportback variants New MIB 3 infotainment system offers drivers a 10.1” touch screen and enhanced computing power The Audi RS 5 Coupe and Sportback have been updated for the 2021 model year – featuring a more aggressive exterior design than the previous genera...

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...

Choice Gear: RS Grill Masks

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50146"] words: Bill, photo: Audi Club North America These days, wearing masks is the norm so why not wear a grill on your grill? Audi Club's TeePublic store has some new designs including these: the RS 5 grill, R8 grill, and RS 6 Avant grill. As usual with TeePublic, you can get this design on a t-shirt, phone cover, mug, etc. When TeePublic offered masks several months ago, they were pleated. These new masks are not. They measure 7" wide and 4...

2019 Audi A4/S4, RS 5 and Audi SQ5 Receive 2020 InMoment eNVy Award® in Premium Market Vehicle Segments

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48668"] source: Audi of America Brand’s bestselling sedan, A4/S4, wins premium Small Car category High-performance RS 5 wins premium Mid Car category Premium Small SUV category awarded to Audi SQ5 At the second annual automotive industry InMoment eNVy awards®, the 2019 Audi A4/S4, RS 5 and SQ5 received 2020 awards in the premium market vehicle segment.  InMoment, formerly MaritzCX, awards recognize vehicles that InMoment identif...