Audi Club Auction Watch: 08.04.2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="74644"] 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. And speaking of dream cars, the big Car ...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 07.14.2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="73920"] 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. This week’s top photo is a head nod to...

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: 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...

Find of the Day: 2003 Audi S8

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="71120"] words: Bill, photos: Tom Mullane Ok...I can already hear people saying Why are you featuring a 19 year old S8 with 256,000 miles?!? It's not even a manual transmission swap! I will counter that by saying yes, this is an older Audi with over a quarter million miles but I have two reasons. First, look at that interior- that burgundy interior is one of the best Audi has done. The second? The owner, Tom. Tom is, what you could say, meticulo...

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: 03.24.2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="69931"] 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...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 02.17.2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="68713"] 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 scour the auction houses we know looking for interesting new finds, and hopefully our Audi enthusiast ...

Refreshed 2022 Audi A8 and S8 Deliver Space for Progress Through Sharpened Design and Enhanced Technologies

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="68687"] source: Audi of America Audi flagship reaffirms its position as luxury sedan leader with broad design refresh Simplified A8 model range features powerful 6-cylinder 3.0-liter TFSI engine, while S8 is outfitted with 563-horsepower 4.0-liter V8 Revised equipment offer across model line presents a tiered approach to personalization, from high luxury to high performance Enhanced design of the 2022 A8 and S8 models strengthens their presence...

Find of the Day: 2003 2Bennett Restored & Customized Audi A8L-S8 quattro

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="68520"] words: Bill, photos: 2Bennett Audimotive The D2 A8 was the 1st mass-produced vehicle with an all aluminum monocoque (Audi Space Frame). The Audi Space Frame Concept was revealed at the 1993 Frankfurt Motor Show and the production model at the 1994 Geneva Auto Show though it wasn't until the 1997 model year the the A8 was launched in the North American market. They were offered in both the A8 (standard wheelbase) and the A8L (long wheelbas...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 02.10.2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="68568"] 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 scour the auction houses we know looking for interesting new finds, and hopefully our Audi enthu...

Sharpened Design and Innovative Technologies for the Flagship: The Enhanced Audi A8

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65562"] source: Audi AG Digitized light for more safety and a progressive technology experience Extensive technology portfolio with many intelligent functions A8 L Horch as the top model for China With sharpened design, particularly in the front and rear, and innovative technologies, Audi is ensuring the increased presence and sporty elegance of the A8. For that reason, the company with the four rings is even more intensively working out the...

Find of the Day: 2003 Audi S8 6-speed

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65281"] words: Bill, photos: alxdgr8 via Bring A Trailer Ok, I will try to not make too many Ronin references with this post but it'll be hard not to. If you are not familiar with the movie Ronin...I mean, as an Audi enthusiast, you should be ashamed of yourself. Aside from stars like Robert De Niro and Jean Reno, the real star was the D2 S8. Go on YouTube (if you don't own a copy of the movie) and search for Ronin Audi S8. It will change your...

Spy Photo: 2022 Audi S8 Facelift

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57283"] Yesterday, we showed spy photos of both the facelifted 2022 Audi A8 and A8 hybrid. Today, we bring you their brawnier sibling, the 2022 Audi S8 and this time in the cold winter of northern Sweden. Just like on the first sighting, we can see the new headlights reminiscent of the A3 headlights. The new grille is also visible, a new shape and new inserts is the deal there. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57270"] The fr...

Find of the Day: 2003 Audi S8…6sp Manual Swap

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="56070"] words: Bill, photos: Bring-A-Trailer Normally I wouldn't place a D2 S8 with 161k miles as a Find of the Day but this one is a little different...it has a 6speed manual transmission swap. Does that elevate this S8 just a bit? Here's the ad: This 2003 Audi S8 is finished in Ming Blue Pearl over white leather and is powered by a 4.2-liter V8 paired with a six-speed manual transmission that was installed by a previous owner. Features include ...

Find of the Day: 2008 Audi S8 V10…Cannonballer

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="54281"] words: Bill, photos: Cars & Bids The Cannonball Run is not just legend or a funny movie from the 80s, it's still running to the day. We have a story on the COVID Cannonball Run coming up in our Q4_2020 issue of quattro Magazine. That one involves an Audi S6. This Audi S8 is also a Cannonballer...it held the 2nd fastest record time of 30:43 in 2018. Here's the ad: Well, this isn't your typical Audi S8. On the contrary, this is a specia...

ABT Sportsline Equips Audi S8 with 700 hp and New Wheels

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48169"] source: ABT Sportsline  Real sports cars deliver extraordinary driving performance, but usually have a somewhat spartan appearance. For those unwilling to sacrifice any luxury, space or comfort, the Audi S8 has been available since 1996, and as regards acceleration, it can hold its own against the contemporary Porsche 911. The fourth generation of the racy luxury limousine came onto the market in early 2020, with a powerful V8 b...

High-Performance Audi S8 To Debut At Los Angeles Auto Show, 2020 A8 Model Line Expanded

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38343"] source: Audi of America All-new 2020 S8 joins model line blending S model performance with the comfort of a long-wheelbase 2020 A8 luxury sedan receives 4.0-liter V8 engine offering with elevated torque and more usable power Audi continues committment to electrification by offering the first A8 plug-in hybrid in the U.S. Joining the flagship model line, in a first for the U.S. market, the high-performance twin-turbocharged S8 will exclu...

The New Audi S8 – Exhilarating Performance in the Luxury Class

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38262"] V8 high-performance engine with 420 kW and 800 Nm (590 lb-ft) of torque Unique combination of innovative suspension systems ensures outstanding vehicle dynamics straight from the factory Typical S model: Design draws attention to the elegance of the dynamic athlete The new Audi S8** combines progressive luxury with dynamic athleticism while honing its reputation as the benchmark for Vorsprung durch Technik with innovative suspensi...

The New Audi S8 – Exhilarating Performance in the Luxury Class

source: Audi AG V8 high-performance engine with 420 kW and 800 Nm (590 lb-ft) of torque Unique combination of innovative suspension systems ensures outstanding vehicle dynamics straight from the factory Typical S model: Design draws attention to the confident elegance of the dynamic athlete The new Audi S8 combines progressive luxury with dynamic athleticism while honing its reputation as the benchmark for Vorsprung durch Technik with innovative suspension systems. Its 4.0 T...