Find of the Day: Is this Audi exclusive SQ5 Goodwood Green?

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="102619"] On the downside, we aren't positive what green is. On the upside, it's not District Green as it's listed on Audi McKinney's website. We're guessing though that it's the very sought-after Goodwood Green, and are positive it's an Audi exclusive special paint option. Here's what else we know. The car (VIN WA1C4AFY7P2118611) is a 2023 and listed as an SQ5 Premium and has logged 18,523 miles. It's also a Certified Pre-Owned, meaning ext...

FoTD: Audi exclusive Berry Pearl SQ5 Prestige at Richfield Audi

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="101732"] If you're seeking a pre-owned SQ5 in a unique spec, then we're pretty sure we've found your car. We've been seeing more and more Audi exclusive SQ5s popping up used over the last few months, and this one is probably the most unique we've encountered. Also, Audi's Berry Pearl isn't exactly a sleeper color. [gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="101728"] The car in question is a nicely optioned 2021 Audi SQ5 Prestige. I...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 04.04.2024

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="99075"] Words: Steve Johnson Greetings Audi enthusiasts!  I hope you had a good Easter and a nice spring break.  Thank you for clicking on another edition of Auction Watch where we’ve done the internet searching for you.  We’ve checked multiple car auction sites looking for Audi models worthy of your bids.  Each Thursday we post those listings calling out a car’s highlights, and include a few pictures and a link to the listing.  ...

Audi South Africa Launches Special Editions

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="98289"] • Black Edition and Urban Edition models include popular styling and convenience features, making it easier for customers to choose their perfect Audi • Customers can now order Black Edition versions of the Q2, A3 and S3 Sportback and Sedan, as well as the Q3 SUV and Sportback • Audi SA will also offer Urban Edition models in the Q2 and A3 ranges • These introductions follow the successful launch of the A4 and S4 Black Edit...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 02.29.2024

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="97832"] Words: Steve Johnson Greetings and salutations Audi enthusiasts.  Thank you for checking out another edition of Auction Watch where we’ve done the internet searching for you.  We’ve checked multiple car auction sites looking for Audi models worthy of your bids.  Each Thursday we post those listings calling out a car’s highlights, and include a few pictures and a link to the listing.  Our goal is to help you find the Audi t...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 02.22.2024

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="97630"] Words: Steve Johnson Greetings and salutations Audi enthusiasts.  Thank you for checking out another edition of Auction Watch where we’ve done the internet searching for you.  We’ve checked multiple car auction sites looking for Audi models worthy of your bids.  Each Thursday we post those listings calling out a car’s highlights, and include a few pictures and a link to the listing.  Our goal is to help you find the Audi t...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 02.15.2024

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="97349"] Words: Steve Johnson Hello again Audi enthusiasts!  Do you find yourself searching through the internet’s multiple car auction sites looking for a specific model?  While it can be fun, it does consume valuable time you could spend planning all your Audi Club adventures for 2024.  So let us do some of the work for you.  Auction Watch monitors online auction sites for Audi models worthy of your bids.  Each Thursday we post thos...

Find of the Day: Porsche Riviera Blue SQ5 at Niello Audi (Again!)

[gallery columns="1" size="full" ids="97183"] Somebody at Niello Audi has a thing for Porsche colors on SQ5s. It was literally just yesterday that we were reporting the availability of an example in Porsche Jade Green. Now, here’s another in their current inventory in Riviera Blue. [gallery columns="1" link="file" size="full" ids="97185"] As Audi exclusive colors go, Riviera Blue is a popular choice for customers choosing to have Audi go off the normal color swatches in order to build...

Find of the Day: Porsche Jade Green SQ5 at Audi Niello

[gallery columns="1" size="full" link="file" ids="97102"] We're not sure if it's a coordinated effort, but we're seeing more than the usual mix of Audi exclusive SQ5s coming into market as new MY2024 inventory right now. Take for example this specimen that's popped up as inventory at Niello Audi in Sacramento, California. It is painted a very unique Porsche Jade Green. [gallery columns="1" link="file" size="full" ids="97093"] This SQ5 is already high-spec, already a Prestige package car...

Find of the Day: Merlin Purple SQ5 at Audi North Miami

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="95598"] In the B9 era, SQ5s with custom Audi exclusive paint aren’t especially common. So, when we find one for sale, it’s usually worth a mention. In this case, a Merlin Purple example has popped up in used inventory at Audi North Miami. [gallery columns="1" size="full" ids="95601"] As Audi prepared for B9 production, all world production of Q5 and SQ5 derivatives moved to their then new San Jose Chiapa plant in Mexico. Audi exclusi...

SQ5 About: Cross-Country Trekking in the Land of Oz

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="94672"] words/photos: Todd Bliwise Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q2_2023 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. Sometimes a brand comes along that defines us, inspires us and drives us. These can be literal or figurative aspirations, but the root connection to the brand is that it propels us forward to be something more. For me, that...
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ABT Power Upgrades, Aero Parts, and Wheels for the 2024 B9.5 Audi Models

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="92913"] source: ABT America With the refined 2024 model year, the Audi B9.5 lineup continues to excite with sporty exterior styling, strong performance and good ride quality – everything which can be further improved by products from ABT Sportsline. The world’s largest tuner of vehicles from the VW Group offers a respectable boost for the 349-hp turbocharged V-6 of the AudiS4, S5 and SQ5 of up to 419 hp and 405 lb-ft of torque. Th...
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The 034Motorsport X34 SüperDüper Insuction Bundle is Now Available for B9/B9.5 Audi SQ5 3.0T

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="92442"] source: 034Motorsport The 034Motorsport SüperDüper Turbo Inlet Pipe paired with the X34 Carbon Fiber Intake System is an essential upgrade to optimize power by eliminating a critical flow restriction in the intake tract when running the Factory Turbocharger or Stage 3 Hybrid Turbochargers with accompanying tuning for the most performance possible! Included with the SüperDüper Insuction Bundle is an even larger CFD-optimized carbon fib...
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Audi Club Auction Watch: 11.02.2023

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="92376"] Words: Steve Johnson Greetings fellow Audi enthusiasts!  Do you find yourself searching through the internet’s multiple car auction sites looking for a specific model?  While it can be fun, it does consume valuable time.  So let us do some of the work for you.  Auction Watch monitors online auction sites for Audi models worthy of your bids.  Each Thursday we post those listings calling out a car’s highlights, and include a ...

Spy Photo: Audi SQ5

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="89025"] The development is constantly ongoing and here are some new photos of the upcoming new generation Audi SQ5. What will power the new SQ5? Will it keep the V6 or will Audi downsize to a four-pot engine? Either way we expect a power-figure around 350-370 horsepower and a mild-hybrid set-up. And luckily there are no fake exhaust pipes this time, the pipes are back for everyone to enjoy. Debut for the regular Q5 could be at the end of this yea...
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Audi Club Auction Watch: 06.08.2023

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="86793"] 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.  And unfortunately you’re going to have to keep at it for the next few weeks because the wife and I are going to the races.  No need to worry though, Auction Watch will return after the IndyCar race at Road America, the IMSA race at Watkins Glen, and som...

Spied: Audi SQ5 B10 Testing at Nürburgring

[gallery size="full" columns="1" ids="85684"] The next-generation Q5 was spied cold-weather testing about a year ago, and now a test mule of the SQ5 has popped up in and around the Nürburgring. This latest version is sporting what appears to be more finalized headlight and taillight designs. Photographers report it also appeared as if the production grille and bumpers were also likely underneath the camo. Bigger brakes can also be seen. The give-away that this was an SQ5 versus more pe...

quattro Magazine: Not Your Average 10-Second Grocery Getter

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="84051"] words: Talia Pakkala, photos: 034Motorsport Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q1_2023 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. Toretto tells you that you owe him a 10-second car; what are you bringing him? In 2001, no one would have suggested a SUV. Had you had asked 6-months ago, I still wouldn’t have suggested an Audi SUV. But ...
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Audi Club Auction Watch: 03.09.2023

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="84082"] Words: Steve Johnson Fellow Audi enthusiasts, do you lose track of time searching the internet’s multiple car auction sites for a specific model?  If so, please let us do some of the work for you.  Auction Watch is monitoring numerous auction sites for Audi models worthy of bidding on.  Then, weekly in Auction Watch, we’ll post a short description with key data, a few pictures, and a link to the listing.  We hope to help you...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 02.09.2023

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="82860"] 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!  Auction Watch is monitoring numerous auction sites for Audi models worthy of bidding on, then posting a short description with key data and a few pictures to, hopefully, help you find the car you’re looking for in time to bid. There’s a lot of variety in this week’s auction li...