Audi Sport GmbH Streamlines Production with Fixturemate and UltiMaker Supported 3D Printing

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="102739"] [source: Trinckle] UltiMaker's fixturemate software has been a game-changer for many companies, including Audi Sport. By integrating fixturemate with UltiMaker’sadvanced 3D printing technology, Audi Sport has significantly improved the efficiency of their production lines, reducing part costs by 80% and design costs by 92%. For an in-depth look, check out the use case and see the related use case on UltiMaker.com. Cem Guela...

New Audi e-tron GT Range – S e-tron GT, RS e-tron GT, RS e-tron GT performance

[gallery link="file" size="full" columns="1" ids="102831"] More distinctive: The model family now includes three variants The Audi S e-tron GT1, the Audi RS e-tron GT2, and the Audi RS e-tron GT performance3 More powerful: Significant advances in range, performance, and charging More variable: Newly developed suspension makes for an ideal balance between driving comfort and dynamics [source: Audi AG] The Audi e-tron GT quattro has been the electric and sporty top ...

Audi e-tron endurance experience: First 100% Electric Endurance Race on the FFSA Calendar

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="101686"] 84 participants divided into 21 crews at the wheel of 10 Audi e-tron GT quattro and 11 Audi RS e-tron GT quattro Successful objective of performing the 3 hours of race without charging and without changing consumables: an experience of more than 5,000 km in a race on the manufacturer's credit A local loyalty and marketing tool for the manufacturer and 27 of its distributors, with 38 myAudi program customers invited [source:...

Audi Future Models Roadmap: Next-Gen e-tron GT

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="101737"] Just where the return of an R8-like model or like offering from Audi leaves the e-tron GT is another question entirely. As learned with the Avus Evo project earlier in this series, SSP 61 is the name for the architecture set to underpin the Taycan replacement and any associated Audi including Avus Evo and/or e-tron GT. Porsche recently introduced its updated Taycan, and though still based on the current J1 architecture, the accessi...

New e-tron GT & Ducati at Audi Forum Neckarsulm May 6-17

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="100261"] Friends of sporty e-mobility and motorcycle enthusiasts can be curious: Because from the 6th to the 17th May, the Audi Forum in Neckarsulm will show the prototype of the new Audi e-tron GT. Until the 28th. In May, two exclusive representatives from the Progressive brand group can also be seen there with the Ducati Panigale V2 Bulega1and the Ducati Panigale V4 Martin Racing Replica2. [source: Audi AG] The prototype of the ne...

#A3E Audi e-tron endurance experience: The First 100% Electric Endurance Race for Audi Customers

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="100212"] After the success of the Audi endurance experience (#Audi2E), the manufacturer with the rings launches the Audi e-tron endurance experience A new era with the first 100% electric circuit endurance competition dedicated to its customers. A perfect combination of sportiness, performance and efficiency, this brand event aims to be impactfy and memorable. A regularity race approved by the French Motor Sport Federation (FFSA) ...

New Porsche Taycan GT Sets Record Laps at Laguna Seca and Nürburgring

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="98044"] Following its recent mid-lifecycle refresh, Porsche is expanding its Taycan lineup with a GT and GT Weissach package offering that is not only a higher performance Taycan, but the most powerful series production Porsche of all time. And, in order to kick off the launch they've gone and set the EV track record at Laguna Seca and the Nürburgring. Why is this important to Audi owners? As some can already tell you, the Taycan shares th...

e-tron GT & RS e-tron GT Spied Testing

[gallery columns="1" link="file" size="full" ids="97604"] With its J1 platform-mate Porsche Taycan now having just released a mid-lifecycle freshening, it's only natural that the same sort of updating is now due for the Audi e-tron GT and RS e-tron GT. Not suprisingly then, our spy photographers are seeing test mules of these cars more and more. This week, an e-tron GT was caught doing cold weather testing in Sweden while an RS e-tron GT popped up in Germany. Most notable on the e-tron GT ...

Ed Bolian / VinWiki Leases Audi RS e-tron GT with “Lease Hack”

Ed Bolian, of VinWiki Youtube channel fame, will be the first to tell you he doesn't buy new cars. Well... he didn't before, but he just broke that pattern by leasing a new RS e-tron GT. As it turns out, Audi's rebates and promotions on the RS e-tron GT are so good right now, that it presents an excellent opportunity to own an expensive car at a reasonable price. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3mumDYSmIY8 In the video, Bolian says he got the lease for about $250 per month, "plus the fees an...

Audi RS e-tron GT at Women’s Audi FIS Ski World Cup Event in Cortina

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="96861"] Audi Italia chooses Cortina again for an Italian preview: the special edition Audi RS e-tron GT ice race edition exhibited in the central Piazza Roma The Granturismo an electron, made with a limited edition of 99 copies, is the ultimate expression of the Audi exclusive customization program Audi present in the territory as a local partner since 2017: with FISI and Audi FIS Ski World Cup to combine performance and sustainability T...

Event: Audi Tradition at F.A.T. Ice Race, Austria

[gallery columns="1" link="file" size="full" ids="96794" orderby="rand"] 2024 has just barely begun, and Audi Tradition has begun the year strong with participation in the F.A.T. International Ice Race (formerly GP Ice Race) in Zell Am See, the spiritual hometown of the Porsche family. [gallery columns="1" link="file" size="full" ids="96788" orderby="rand"] Given the event is a Porsche family affair, its reintroduction a few years ago by Ferdi Porsche, the Volkswagen Group brands are ty...

Audi RS e-tron GT Avant Rendered in AI

[gallery columns="1" link="file" size="full" ids="96322"] We’d heard a credible rumor once that an Avant version of the e-tron GT / RS e-tron GT had been in the initial planning. Porsche certainly got there with the platform-sharing Taycan Sport Turismo, but thus far Audi hasn’t shown any in kind addition. And given we’re nearly at the mid-lifecycle refreshening of the Taycan and e-tron GT, it’s probably safe to assume an e-tron GT Avant isn’t coming… and that’s a shame. Sinc...

Electric Attraction: “One More Ring”

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="96206"] words: Denis Podmarkov, photos: Akiko Liu Editor’s Note: We would like to congratulate Denis and Nancy. Denis is a longtime photographer/contributer to quattro Magazine and a friend to all of us. Much love to your future, Denis and Nancy! This article originally ran in the Q4_2023 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. Planning an engageme...
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Audi exclusive: Malibu Blue RS e-tron GT

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="96257"] Some of our favorite social media posts from Audi Deutschland tend to emphasize Audi exclusive. Audi’s German home market website has some basic Audi exclusive configurator functionality, and Audi Deutschland on platforms like Facebook tends to like to highlight that with interesting photos of even more interesting builds. Take for example this RS e-tron GT. [gallery columns="1" link="file" size="full" ids="96255"] The color you see ...

Audi exclusive: Magnetic Grey RS e-tron GT

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="95249"] There’s a base of Audi clientele out there who prefer a unique experience over a commodity. They prefer a tailored build over run-of-the-mill dealer inventory. And while we know dealer inventory is often forgettable grey, even amongst the greys you can have standout unique possibilities. Take for example this RS e-tron GT posted recently by Audi AG. This particular shade is called Magnetic Grey, appearing to be a medium grey not far o...

Updated e-tron GT Spied Testing

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="93528"] It appears that a test mule of the e-tron GT was spied cruising around in Ingolstadt traffic this week. The GT’s J1-chassis mate Porsche Taycan has already been seen testing a facelifted version, so it was probably only a matter of time before the GT followed suit. As you can see, the car’s got cladding in all the typical “soft” areas. While stampings for body panels tend not to change in mid-lifecycle updates, components such a...

Peak Sportiness: from the Audi S6 plus to the RS 6 Avant performance and RS 7 Sportback performance

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="88756"] source: Audi AG Audi S6 plus marked the start of vehicle development at what is today Audi Sport GmbH The DNA of the RS models: maximum driving dynamics, unrestricted everyday utility, and highest differentiation Steffen Bamberger, Head of Technical Development at Audi Sport GmbH: “RS models will still offer drivers great fun behind the wheel when electrified.” plus! At the former quattro GmbH, these four letters represented...
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Audi Club Auction Watch: 08.10.2023

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="88568"] Words: Steve Johnson Guten Tag Audi enthusiasts!  Searching through the internet’s multiple car auction sites for a specific model, while fun, can take up your valuable time.  So let us do some of the daily grind for you.  Auction Watch monitors auction sites for Audi models worthy of your bids.  Here in weekly Auction Watch, we post a short report with key data, a few pictures, and a link to the listing.  Our goal is to help...

Audi Celebrates Motorsports Heritage and Readies for Future with R8 Taking Final Lap at Monterey Car Week

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="88476"] source: Audi of America The Audi R8 will take its final lap around the storied Laguna Seca raceway during the annual Monterey Car Week Audi enthusiasts invited to see final model year R8 and full Audi e-tron model line at Legends of the Autobahn Concours Brand will continue motorsports legacy with 2026 Formula 1 entry Audi of America says farewell to the Audi R8 at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion hosted at Laguna Seca during this...
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Audi RS e-tron GT ice race concept

[gallery columns="1" link="file" size="full" ids="86620"] Audi has revealed images of what they're calling the RS e-tron GT ice race concept. Said to be "influenced by the legendary GP Ice Race and inspired by the quattro", this design study appears to be primarily a cosmetic upgrade for a production RS e-tron GT. We're now decidedly past the era of big international auto shows where concepts such as this would typically make their mark. In more recent years, Audi has taken to showing off ...