Unitronic Performance Software for B9 S4, S5 and SQ5 3.0TFSI

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="55013"] source: Unitronic Unitronic® Performance Software is now available for the B9 S4®, S5® and SQ5® equipped with the 3.0TFSI EA839 (CWG) engine. With testing and validations completed, power outputs are increased by up to +103HP/ +121LB-FT with Unitronic Stage 1+ 93octane/98ron Performance Software for a maximum of 454HP / 481LB-FT. Unitronic is also proud to announce this software upgrade is entirely compatible with its UniCONNECT...

quattro Magazine Feature Car: Sebastien Kirch’s Strong Start S4

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="53548"] words: Ray Reyes, photos: Sebastien Kirch 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. The Audi community is an eclectic group; some are racers, others love the low bagged life. Sebastien Kirch doesn’t really fit into either of these boxes. He’s a father, a family man, a network specialist in IT, and an artist thr...

Find of the Day: 2001 Imola Yellow Audi S4 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52865"] words: Bill, photos: Niche Motors The Avant is big news again in the Audi world as the RS 6 Avants have finally hit our shores and the A6 allroad is back. Interest from Audi enthusiasts hasn't changed though as they seek out desirable Avants of yore and I think this specimen will grab someone's attention. Obviously the color, Imola Yellow, is hard to miss but there are a couple of other points: it's a beloved B5, it's a 6sp manual, and i...

Find of the Day: 2004 Nogaro Blue S4 Avant 6sp

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48590"] words: Bill, photos: dog2bert There are a few things about Audi that I really love: the Avant and Nogaro Blue are just a couple. Combine them in one vehicle, add a manual transmission and the 4.2 V8 and voila...Heaven. That is what you see here: a 2004 Nogaro Blue S4 Avant with a 6 speed manual transmission. Here's the ad: [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48606"] Highlights THIS... is a 2004 Audi S4 Avant, finished in ...

quattro Magazine Q2_2020 Feature: On A Mission

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44500"] words: Joshua Sharp, photos: Chris Daley Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q2_2020 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. Editor’s Note II: For an enthusiast, a car can mean a lot of things. It can be the focus of a dream, the reward for achievement, or the project that helps keep you focused. For Captain Josh Sharp of the U.S. Army, who recently ...

Find of the Day: 2005 Nogaro Blue Audi S4 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46711"] words: Bill, photos: Bring A Trailer This Audi is a triple play: Nogaro Blue, Avant, 6speed manual. That's all that really needs to be said. I might as well just put photos here because that's all I'm going to be paying attention to from now on. But here's the ad anyway: This 2005 Audi S4 Avant was first registered in Southern California and was acquired by the seller in 2018. The car is said to be one of six manual transmission-equipped ...

Choice Gear: Audi S4 Generations Print by Petrol Supply Co.

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46557"] words: Bill, photos: Petrol Supply Co. Editor's note: We run a column in quattro Magazine called Choice Gear where we feature cool things we think Audi enthusiasts will want to have. This is one of them. You have to admit that Nogaro Blue is an iconic color from Audi and every generation of the S4 is well loved. Put them together and you get this fantastic print from Petrol Supply Co. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46...

Find of the Day: 2001 Imola Yellow Audi S4

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="45377"] words: Bill, photos: craigslist.com Imola Yellow...it's a color that you either love or hate. Put it on a car that's almost universally loved and it's an unstoppable combination. This particular B5 can be found in Colorado and it almost sounds too good to be true. Here's the ad: Rare 2001 Audi S4, 6-speed manual, 40,800 miles, AWD, finished in Imola Yellow with black Nappa leather interior and powered by a twin-turbocharged 2.7L V6. Only ...

APR 3.0T ECU Upgrade for the Audi B9 S4, S5, and SQ5

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44933"] source: APR APR is pleased to present the ultimate engine control unit (ECU) upgrade for the 3.0T EA839 engine! Expect up to 431-480 HP with 467-549 FT-LBS of torque, depending on octane! It's even offered with an optional Limited Powertrain Warranty. APR’s ECU Upgrades are the best dollar-per-horsepower modification one can make to the 3.0T engine. The upgrades dramatically increase horsepower and torque, making for an exceptionally qu...

AZ Euros Talks About Paul Walker’s B5 S4

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40410"] words: Bill, photos: Barrett-Jackson, The Smoking Tire Way back in October, we featured Paul Walker's B5 S4 as a Find of the (Future) Day. In fact, we wrote three blog posts about his car as Paul was an icon in the automotive world (Find of the Future Day is Here: Paul Walker’s 2000 Audi S4 and AZ Euros Buys Paul Walker’s B5 S4). And this one makes number 4...almost as many as there are Fast & Furious movies. We rarely, if ev...

Find of the Day: 2004 Audi S4 Avant 6speed

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="42410"] words: Bill, photos: Bring A Trailer Four words: S4, Avant, V8, manual. You could throw another word in there which would be Heaven because that's what this B6 S4 Avant is, in my humble opinion. To quote Mad Max, "She's the last of the V8s... a piece of history!" Well not quite the last but still... [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="42428"] This particular example has only 85k miles and over $33,000 in service receipts...

AZ Euros Buys Paul Walker’s B5 S4

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="41960"] words: Bill, photos: AZ Euros, Barrett-Jackson When we found out that Paul Walker's 2000 Audi B5 S4 was going to auction, we figured it would disappear into someone's private collection and we would never know who bought it or if we'd ever see it again. Well, we know who bought it thanks to Facebook: AZ Euros. They proudly posted that they won the auction and at a good price considering ($27,000). Congratulations to them and here's hoping...

Find of the Day: New German Performance 2001 Audi B5 S4 Racecar

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="41730"] words: Bill, photos: New German Performance If you've ever been at a track day with the Audi Club Potomac-Chesapeake or Waterfest or H2Oi or etc etc, you've probably seen the big trailer of New German Performance (NGP)...it's kind of hard to miss. And with that trailer providing track-side support for the participants, you've probably seen a silver B5 S4 with blue/grey/black vertical strips snarling its way around the track and wished it ...

Find of the Day: quattro Magazine Featured 2018 Audi S4llroad

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40933"] words: Bill, photos: Bring A Trailer In the 1st issue of the redesigned quattro Magazine (q1_2019), we wanted a cover photo that would grab attention and show that the magazine was moving in a new direction. We in the States sadly lack wagon/Avant options so when we ran across Pacific German's S4-converted B9 allroad, we knew we had a winner. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40990"] And we did. Not only did the magazine ...

Find of the Future Day is Here: Paul Walker’s 2000 Audi S4

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40410"] words: Bill, photos: Barrett-Jackson, The Smoking Tire YouTube Channel A couple of months ago, we featured Paul Walker's 2000 Audi S4 as a Find of the Future Day. It was a FOTFD because we knew it was going up for auction but just didn't know when. Now we do. There is a collection of Paul's cars at the Barrett-Jackson's Scottsdale auction that runs from January 11-19, 2020. Here's the list of the collection: 1963 Chevrolet Nova Wagon 196...

Find of the Day: 2001 724HP Audi S4

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="39189"] words: Bill, photos: New German Performance and Classic Auto Mall Audi B5 S4, whether sedan or Avant, have acquired almost legendary status amongst Audi fans and this one is no exception. Finding a well sorted out example that is not ragged or rusty is getting harder these days so when we saw our friends over at New German Performance (NGP) post this one, we took a closer look. It also didn't hurt that the caption for their picture was th...

Road & Track: This 1160-HP Twin-Engine Audi Wagon Can Run Nine-Second Quarter-Miles

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="37899"] source: Road & Track And it can hit 62 mph in 2.5 seconds. This thing is absurd. We've seen a bunch of twin-engine cars in the past, but perhaps none more hardcore than this. It's an Audi S4 Avant that's been heavily modified to fit a second engine in its trunk to go drag racing. It makes well over 1000 horsepower, and slays runways quicker than a lot your favorite supercars... Read the rest of the story HERE

Find of the Future Day: Paul Walker’s 2000 Audi S4

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="36159"] words: Bill, photos: The Smoking Tire, eBay, George Achorn I really don't have to introduce Paul Walker, do I? Star of The Fast and The Furious franchise, it's appropriate that he was a major gearhead. Sadly passing in 2013, he left behind a legacy that still rings loudly today. And now you can own a piece of his legacy. [gallery columns="1" size="full" ids="36160"] Pictured above is his 2000 Audi S4. It is part of a 21-vehicle coll...

Gallery of the Day: Audi S4 Sedan TDI and Avant TDI

words: Bill, photos/video: Audi AG Note: Audi has released photos and technical details on the new Audi S4 Avant and Sedan…yes, TDI. If you aren’t aware yet, the new S models from Audi are all powered by diesel engines and it’s highly doubtful we in the States will ever see these on our shores. We will get a gasoline power plant in our S cars. While the engine will be different, our S4 Sedan (and hopefully, Avant) should be identical to the EU model and it’s a seriously good looking veh...