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...

Audi Launches Audi select, A Monthly Vehicle Subscription Service, In Dallas

source: Audi of America Audi select offers customers flexiblity with a selection of five Audi models, plus two days of Silvercar rentals for travel convenience, available for a flat monthly subscription fee of $1,395 The single market program will allow for quick optimization and scaling of Audi subscription-based model in U.S. The launch follows on broader efforts to build Audi mobility network capabilities HERNDON – Audi announces a new monthly subscription service called ...

ABT Pushes The 2018 Audi S5 From 354 HP To 425 HP

[source: ABT America] The S5 combines form and function like no other car from the Audi company and ABT is offering just the right amount of upgrades to increase performance and sharpen the look of the elegant midsize all-wheel-drive. Leaving the S5 Sportback, Coupe and Cabriolet in the hands of ABT, the 3.0-liter V6 engine gets a boost of up to 425 HP and 405 lb-ft (stock performance: 354 HP / 369 lb-ft). Power is applied in a save and reliable way through the separate ABT E...

ABT Power Upgrades Now Also Available in the United States

Good news for North American ABT clients: Starting August 1st 2018 ABT will be offering a selection of their highly sought-after power upgrades in the US! In the beginning the technologically advanced and extensively tested separate performance ECU (engine control unit) will be available for the current model Audi S4/S5, Audi SQ5 and Audi Q7 3.0 TFSI. A power upgrade for the 2018 Audi RS5 is exclusively available for customers when ordering the limited edition ABT RS5-R package. ABT ...

Audi Convertibles by ABT – The Perfect Summer Drives

[source: ABT] It is the season for sun-seeking car enthusiasts and ABT offers many ways to dress up the Convertibles from Audi. The Audi A5 and S5 Cabriolet not only let’s you feel the wind in your hair but also gives pure driving enjoyment. Time to treat the sporty two-door with some aerodynamic parts from ABT like a new front spoiler and rear skirt set. The latter also comes with a new rear muffler that kicks up the sound performance yet another notch. Height adjustable suspe...

Walter’s Audi Taps ’90s Porsche Green for S5 Sportback

  Whether it's the growth of the 80s/90s celebratory Redwood events or simply nostalgia for the Reagan through Clinton eras, there's no doubt that these particular decades are very hot in the automotive segment. Take for example this Audi exclusive S5 Sportback in inventory at Walter's Audi of Riverside. It's painted Wimbledon Green, a metallic teal color courtesy of Porsche and specific to the 964-era 911, 968 and their period correct stablemates. Of course, there's nothing retro...

Audi exclusive S5 Sportback in Nogaro Blue at Audi North Houston

Nogaro Blue has been a mainstay amongst Audi enthusiasts since it first dropped in Europe on the RS2 Avant (then later in the USA on the B5-era S4). Not surprisingly, it's also a popular choice amongst those opting for Audi exclusive special order paint. Case in point is this S5 Sportback that just landed at Audi North Houston. Word from AJ Brivic of Audi North Houston is that the car is not only live and in the metal at their Texan dealership, it's also not currently spoken for. Rega...

Continental Audi of Naperville: Audi exclusive Aventurine Orange S5 Cabriolet

words: Bill Cho, photos: Continental Audi of Naperville and Audi exclusive Let's say you want a new Audi but it isn't offered in the exterior color nor the interior you want...what do yo do? You go to your dealer and order it through the Audi exclusive program is what you do. A client of Continental Audi of Naperville did just that. They saw an Aventurine Orange S5 coupe at the dealer and loved it.  They ordered their Cabriolet in that color and also went with an exclusive interior. ...

Audi exclusive S5 Sportback in Nardo Grey

words and photos: Viktor Hadjiev, Continental Audi of Naperville Editor’s Note: This story originally ran in the Fall 2017 issue of the Audi Club North America quattro quarterly print magazine. If you don’t receive quattro quarterly and wish to subscribe, join the Audi Club North America HERE. When the S5 Sportback was first launched at the Geneva Auto Show, the car was painted Nardo Grey, a well-known color amongst fans of Audi Sport’s RS and R cars, not to mention Audi exclu...

H&R VTF Adjustable Lowering Springs for the New Audi A4/S4/A5/S5

source: H&R, photos: H&R and George Achorn Audi A4 and A5 have always been innovative and stylish vehicles – making them a HUGE hit with enthusiasts. VTF is the acronym for Verstellbar TieferlegungsFedern. Translation, Adjustable Lower Springs. The H&R VTF kit is a special specific Sport Spring designed for the new Audi A4/S4 and A5/S5, they include adjustment collars to fine tune the lowering to your taste. All the parts in the VTF Kits are specifically designed to th...

Audi exclusive Cumulus Blue S5 Sportback at Oktoberfest with Audi Pittsburgh

While the autumn foliage may have been made up of warm yellow and amber orange, an Audi S5 Sportback we encountered last weekend while at Next Level Tuning's Oktoberfest event in Western, PA was anything but. The car, part of the current inventory at Audi Pittsburgh, was painted an icy cool Audi exclusive hue by the name of Cumulus Blue. Parked and situated, we approached the driver. It turns out that Pat McCulloch is a major Audi enthusiast who works in the service department at Audi Pit...