Audi Club Auction Watch: 09.22.2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="76447"] 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. There are a couple of interesting overse...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 09.16.2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="76251"] 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. Sorry about being a day later than usual...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 09.08.2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="76056"] 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. I’m back from TT West 2022 which was e...

Did You Know That…?

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74324"] source: Audi AG ... the DRC chassis (Dynamic Ride Control) originated in the first generation (C5) and is still used today in the current generation (C8) with the same functional principle? ... the wide construction of the RS 6 requires modified tanks and longer tank piping? Refueling during the prototype drives in the development phase always brings a smile due to the noise of the air known as “tank mooing...

Selected Aesthetic ABT Carbon Fiber Parts for Audi RS 6, A7, S7 and RS 7 Available Through Audi Dealers Directly

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74854"] source: ABT America For decades ABT Sportsline is catering to Audi fans with high quality aerodynamics, wheels, suspension systems and other upgrades. Since 2020 Audi owners in the US have been able to order selected ABT carbon fiber parts like shift knob covers directly through their local Audi dealership. ABT and Audi of America are now expanding the offered product lineup to aerodynamic parts for the Audi RS 6, A7, S7 and RS 7. The Aud...

“For Me, the Current RS 6 is the Crowning Achievement of Two Decades of RS History”

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74375"] source: Audi AG Stephan Reil, long-time Head of Research & Development at quattro GmbH (now Audi Sport GmbH), remembers 20 years of the Audi RS 6 “At the time, nobody imagined that much power in a station wagon because there just wasn’t anything like it” “With the current generation C8, the RS 6 has grown into a worldwide success story” From the first generation RS 6 to the current one: Stephan Reil was there from the s...

20 Years, Four Generations – Audi RS 6: Superior Performance with an Everyday Look

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74280"] source: Audi AG Combination of pioneering performance and outstanding everyday usability have always been trademark features of an RS 6 The current RS 6 Avant – now available in the US for the first time – is the global market leader in its segment with a uniquely wide body From the C5 to the C8, Dynamic Ride Control suspension ensures first class driving dynamics One car has been exciting Audi Sport GmbH and a worldwide fanbase ...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 06.15.2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="72869"] 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. This week’s post is a day early a...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 06.09.2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="72674"] 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. There are a lot of really nice cars...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 05.26.2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="72081"] 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. Again this week there’s something...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 04.27.2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="71263"] 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...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 04.21.2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="71090"] 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 object...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 04.14.2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="70831"] 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 object...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 04.07.2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="70497"] Words: Steve Johnson Enthusiasts could spend all day searching for their favorite car (or more likely cars) on the many incredible auction platforms that now exist.  So 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 sna...

Only 25 Units – ABT Sportsline Creates the RS6+ Limited Edition

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="69664"] source: ABT Sportsline After the overwhelming response of the North American market towards its special editions based on the current Audi RS 6 Avant ABT Sportsline has come up with an exclusive limited offer to show its appreciation to American and Canadian Audi enthusiasts: Only 25 units of the ABT RS6+ will be built, transforming the iconic Audi station wagon into one of the rarest ABT models. Like all special editions from ABT Sportsl...

Video of the Day: An Audi RS 6 Avant Joins the Wasserschutzpolizei

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="68977"] words: Bill, photo: RNZOnline.com Germany has over 4,600 miles of navigable waterways and they have a special police force that patrols them; the Wasserschutzpolizei. They operate several different types of boats and they received a new one last week...only they didn't order it. In what police are calling a "driver error", the hapless operator had stopped next to the river to use the restroom. Afterwards, he somehow managed to drive in...

Hennessy Performance Uses Wife’s RS 6 to Set Fastest Top Speed with Christmas Tree on Roof

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="67192"] Yes, the Christmas-Tree-on-the-Roof schtick gets a bit cluttered this time of year, but we’re still willing to drop some praise when we see a display like this. With runway rented for performance development, Hennessey Performance decided to try for top speed runs with a tree on top. First they tried Hennessey’s Porsche 911 Turbo S, netting 205 mph without the tree and dropping to 175 mph with the would-be fastest fir. Next came their...

Find of the Day: 2002 Audi S6 Avant Manual AND RS 6 Engine Swap

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66137"] words: Bill, photos: ninertriplezero via Cars & Bids This year, we finally got the C8 RS 6 Avant here in the States. For way too long, we've been longingly looking across the pond while everyone else got to romp around in the super Avant. However, one person took matters into his own hands. What you see here is a C5 S6 Avant that has been transformed into an RS 6 Avant and with a manual transmission. Be still my beating heart. Here's ...

Compared: 2021 Audi RS 6 Avant vs. 2021 Audi A6 allroad – Enthusiast Unit vs. Consumer Unit

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65009"] words: George, photos: George Achorn, Bill Cho Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q3_2021 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. “Consumer Unit”. It’s a term you hear when you spend time with a manufacturer like Audi. Loosely stated, it’s a car seen out in the wild and operated by a private owner. It’s a car that’s been purchased and driven b...

Porsche-Developed Predecessor to the RS 6, The C4 Audi RS4 Leaked!

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="62319"] Like many fans of vintage 5-cylinder Audis, we were ecstatic to see Porsche AG and Audi Tradition produce a video for the Porsche YouTube channel telling a bit of the story of the Audi RS2. Anything RS2-related is always interesting, but when the producers of the short injected a few design drawings into the piece they triggered our jaws hitting the floor. You see, the designs in question weren't exactly of the RS2. That's one hell of an ...