Audi Club Auction Watch: 09.22.2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="76447"] 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. There are a couple of interesting overse...

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: 05.26.2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="72081"] 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. Again this week there’s something...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 05.19.2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="71995"] 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. For the would-be collectors, there’s so...

Find of the Day: 2021 Audi exclusive Velvet Purple Pearl TT RS

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="70428"] words: Bill, photos: Adam Cooney Normally, I don't post brand new or very new cars as a Find of the Day unless it's unique or in an eye-catching color; I think Velvet Purple classifies as an eye-catching color. The seller claims that it is a 1 of 1 in the US. Here's the ad: [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="70427"] FOR SALE: 2021 Audi TTRS - Exclusive Color - Year: 2021 - Make: Audi - Model: TTRS - Mileage: 1,390 - Exte...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 03.10.2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="69134"] 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: 02.24.2022

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="68864"] 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 ...

Audi TT RS Recall…For Being Too Loud?

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="68790"] words: Bill, photos: Audi AG There are reports in Germany of a recall of TT RS produced between 2015-2018 (pre-facelift). The reason? The German KBA (Federal Motor Carrier Administration) states: 'inadmissible noise'. In other words, they're too loud. We're not talking about aftermarket; the OEM is producing 'inadmissible noise'. Audi is recalling 1,677 TT RS in Germany that need to be 'functionally adjusted'. According to the letter owne...

Unitronic Dogbone Mount Upgrade for RS 3 and TT RS

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="68669"] source: Unitronic Unitronic® is proud to launch its Dogbone Mount Upgrade for the 2017-2020 (8V.2) Audi® RS 3® and 2017-2021 (8S) Audi TT RS® equipped with the 2.5TFSI EVO (DAZA/DNWA) engine. This Dogbone Mount Upgrade, also referred to as the Pendulum Mount, was engineered to maximize performance through eliminating the slop present in the factory style mount and improving drivetrain stability to ensure the system is better suited to...

AWE Tuning S-FLO Carbon Intake Suite for the Audi 8V RS 3 and Mk3 TT RS

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="68290"] AWE Tuning has been around since 1991 and in that time, has become a name in the aftermarket for Audi. This item is the S-FLO Carbon Intake system for Audi 8V/MK 3 TT RS (SKU: GRP-ITK-AU8VRS325T). The largest constant diameter intake system on the planet for the 8V RS 3 and MK3 TT RS. Colossal 4.5" intake tube, 30% increase in filter surface area compared to stock, and a completely modular design four-stage upgrade path from one single s...

The Matte Look: New Colors for Audi TT, TTS, TT RS, Audi Q3, and RS Q3

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="67918"] source: Audi AG A matte finish lends top models RS Q3 and TT RS a distinctive look Both matte and glossy lacquer make their debut on the same production line in Győr, Hungary From Python Yellow to Dew Silver – this is how color names are created at Audi In addition to Python Yellow for the TT RS and the exclusive Dew Silver for the RS Q3, Daytona Gray and Florett Silver complement the new matte-finish color palette, which Audi now...

Feature: Low Flying Stealth TT RS

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66878"] words: Bill Cho, photos: Damon Young, Martin Kruk Editor’s Note: With the announcement yesterday of Audi of America celebrating the final year of the TT RS, we decided to rerun this article. The article originally ran in the Q1_2021 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. Every once in a while, something you saw as a kid ends up sticking with you into adulthood. For Ric...

Audi Celebrates Final Model Year of the TT RS in the US Market with the Audi TT RS Heritage Edition

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="66733"] Audi TT RS no longer offered after the 2022 model year in the U.S. Five Audi heritage colors celebrate legendary five-cylinder engine and bids farewell to pinnacle performance of a design icon in the U.S. Limited number of just 50 (10 of each) color combinations available Today, Audi of America announces a limited offering of 50 special units of the 2022 Audi TT RS Heritage Edition that combines the power of the emotive Audi five-cylind...

40 Years, 40 Figures: Fascinating Facts and Tales about Audi’s quattro Technology

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64730"] source: Audi AG Four rings, four driven wheels – a 40-year success story From the lockable center differential to electric torque vectoring Ahead of the competition: a triumph in motorsports and among customers The quattro drive has been a technical core area and pillar of Audi for 40 years now. The great success story ranges from the manually lockable center differential in 1980 to the three electric motors tha...

Powerhouses: Five-Cylinder Engines at Audi

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64693"] source: Audi AG Five-cylinder engine delivering 136 hp presented for the first time in 1976 in the Audi 100 Successful engine concept for series production and rallying Audi RS 3: modified five-cylinder engine with more torque Audi presented the first five-cylinder gasoline engine 45 years ago in the second-generation Audi 100. Enhancements and new developments followed with turbocharging, exhaust gas purification and four-valve tec...

2.5 TFSI: Audi’s Most Powerful Series Five-Cylinder

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64466"] source: Audi AG The legend lives: the five-cylinder engine is an expression of Audi’s DNA Stronger character: the robust sound and characteristic firing order will give you goosebumps Audi RS 3: new setup for unmatched acceleration and top speed The five-cylinder engine has been an important component of Audi’s brand DNA ever since the first one was introduced in 1976. Even today, its characteristic firing order and unique sound ...

Video of the Day: A Family Affair – Lamborghini Urus vs Porsche Cayman GT4 vs Audi TT RS vs Volkswagen Golf R

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="63927"] words: Bill, video: carwow The lyrics to Sly and The Family's Family Affair was going through my wind when I saw the lineup to this peculiar drag race: Lamborghini Urus, Porsche Cayman GT4, Audi TT RS, and Volkswagen Golf R. It is a family affair with all these brands under the Volkswagen tent and Mat brings them all together. An unusual lineup when you think of the V8 SUV, a 6 cylinder RWD sports car, a 5 cylinder AWD, and a 4 cylinder...

Audi Sport GmbH Now Has Largest Product Range Ever

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61536"] source: Audi AG Delivery figures for R and RS models hit record high Systematic electrification strategy in the high-performance segment Audi Sport GmbH had an epic year in 2020, delivering more than 29,300 vehicles to customers – a new record for the high-performance carmaker. With more than 15 R and RS models currently available, it now boasts its largest product range ever. And with its RS e-tron GT, Audi Sport has als...

Find of the Day: 2018 Merlin Purple Audi TT RS

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="58796"] words: Bill, photos: Eastside Motoring Merlin Purple...it's one of those Audi colors that you either love or hate. I personally love it and had never seen a TT RS in this color before until today. And according to the ad, this is a 1 of 1 so I wonder how many people have seen this magical TT RS. Here's the ad: 1 of 1 Merlin Puple TT RS!!!!... Still Under Factory Warrnanty.... Xpel Paint Protection Film on Entire Front... CTS Cold Air Inta...

Give All TT RS

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="56637"] words: Troy Dashney, photos: Andrew Wright, @wright.of.way.photography Editor’s note: This article originally ran in the Q4_2020 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, join Audi Club here. In 2002, after nine years as a paratrooper for the Canadian Armed Forces Infantry, Brian Cale was released from duty for medical reasons due to a kink in his back and chronic back injuries. Having always be...