Audi Club Auction Watch: 07.28.2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74481"] 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. Mecum Auctions Harrisburg event is under...

Find of the Day: Audi exclusive Samoa Orange S5 Cabriolet

What better way to spend a summer day than driving down a great back road, top-down, in an Audi exclusive convertible. Samoa Orange Metallic was a popular color in 2010, about the same time the R8 GT arrived on the scene and searing the dark amber paint color in everyone's brains. We found this Prestige-level S5 Cabriolet on Craigslist in Woodland, WA. Being a pre-facelift B8 S5 and a Cabriolet to boot, this means it has the 3.0T supercharged engine, and this one has logged about 12...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 07.07.2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="73737"] 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. If you’re looking for a colorful ...

Audi Club Auction Watch: quattro de Mayo 2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="71423"] 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: 04.14.2022

[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...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 03.03.2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="69070"] Words: Steve Johnson With so many incredible auction platforms, both traditional and untraditional, enthusiasts could spend all day searching all these outlets for interesting cars hitting the market.  Audi Club aims to keep its members up to date with Ingolstadt’s finest as they are listed with this new series of stories.  We’ll monitor the auction houses looking for interesting new finds, and hopefully our Audi enthusiast member...

034Motorsport B9 Audi S4/S5/SQ5 EA839 3.0T Dynamic+ Performance ECU & AL552 ZF8 Transmission Tuning Bundle

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="62024"] source: 034Motorsport 034Motorsport is excited to announce the Dynamic+ Performance Software for the Audi B9 Audi S4, S5, & SQ5 equipped with the EA839 3.0TFSI engine and Dynamic+ TCU Software Upgrade for AL552 ZF8 Transmission. 034Motorsport EA839 3.0T 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 thr...

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...

Audi Accessories S5 Sportback

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52082"] words: Bill, photos: Marcus Inge, Will Barber 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. When it finally arrived in the USA, the B9 Sportback range immediately became a popular addition to the Audi lineup. The A5 Sportback is a good start but the fruit higher up the branch is what the enthusiast wants. Of course, t...

Find of the Day: 2015 Nogaro Blue special edition Audi S4

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="49345"] words: Bill, photos: David Auster Until recently, I was looking for a B8.5 S4 and while there were plenty out there, I was looking for something special...different. George and I were scouring sites when he spotted something he hadn't seen in years and me never; a 2015 Nogaro Blue special edition S4. The announcement from Audi of America: Audi of America is proud to announce the launch of our newest limited edition model: the S4 Nogaro B...

Choice Gear: Audi Activity Books 2.0

[gallery link="none" size="full" columns="1" ids="46981"] words: Bill, photos: Audi AG 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. We're going into day XX of working from home and the kids have already played with everything in the house. Never fear...Audi has released two more coloring books and an update to the 1st coloring book for the young and the young-at-heart. ...

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...

2020 Audi A5 Brings Refreshed Design And Innovative Technology To Model Line

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="41851"] source: Audi of America A5 exterior design revamped to emphasize a sporty aesthetic and harmonious body line New MIB 3 infotainment system offers drivers a 10.1” touch screen and enhanced computing power Updated design and benchmark infotainment are just some of the highlights of 2020 A5 models, on sale in Q1 The second generation of the A5 model line has been updated in 2020 with elements of the new design language from flagship mode...

Gallery: 2019 Frankfurt IAA

Not only is the Frankfurt Motor Show (a.k.a. IAA) the largest car industry show in the world, it was also an considerably active one for the Audi brand. Maybe e performance does it for you in the form of cars like the new RS 6, RS 7, SQ8, S5 and more. Maybe you prefer the new world of electro mobility, in which case you may have found the new AI:TRAIL concept, the new FE06 Formula E car or the teased e-tron Sportback more your speed. Whatever the case, we've got nearly 100 shots from Frankfurt t...

The Audi A5 Is Now More Attractive Than Ever

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="33301"] source: Audi AG Sporty harmony and dynamic elegance in design New MMI touch operating concept The Audi A5 Sportback, the A5 Coupé and the A5 Cabriolet now feature a new, tauter look and the cutting-edge MMI touch operating concept. Mild hybrid technology offers greater comfort while also reducing fuel consumption. The 3.0 TDI engine with electric powered compressor and 48-volt main electrical system in the updated A...

Gallery of the Day: Audi S5 Coupe and Sportback TDI

words: Bill, photos: Audi AG Note: Audi has released photos and technical details on the new Audi S5 Coupe and Sportback TDI…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 S5 Coupe and Sportback should be identical to the EU model and they are seriously good looking vehicles. ...

Two Raffles, Two Winners, 6005 Tickets Sold, One Exhausted National Office…Some Stats For The 2018 Audi Club North America Raffle

Two raffles, two winners, 6005 tickets sold, one exhausted National office... Audi Club North America would like to thank you all for a successful 2018 raffle! This year, we decided to raffle off two vehicles instead of one - a 2019 S5 Sportback premium plus and a RS 3 sedan. In the past, we normally sold around 3,500 tickets but this year, you helped us sell 6,005 tickets! The breakdown of the sales: S5 Sportback premium plus- 2,740 RS 3 sedan- 3,265 It was a lot closer than we ...

In Detail: Audi Accessories S5 Sportback

Audi Club displayed a special 2018 S5 Sportback in its stand at last weekend's Oktoberfest event in Seven Springs, PA just outside of Pittsburgh and produced by Next Level Tuning. The S5 belongs to Audi Accessories and is utilized to showcase new parts available for the American market and also to test fit other parts being considered. The car garnered a few questions on our social channels and so we wanted to take a closer look. This may not be the first time our members have seen this p...