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Up a Notch! Abt Sportsline Audi S3 Sedan with 400 hp

by on 23 July 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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It doesn’t always have to be an estate or a hatchback: with the Audi S3 compact sport limos have seen a come back now for quite some time. And if its 300 HP/ 221 kW make you want the even stronger RS 3, please note that ABT Sportsline has dealt you a new deck of cards. “With our specially developed ABT Power New Generation control unit the RS3 falls short not only in body length,“ says CEO Hans-Jürgen Abt with a smile and adds that several performance upgrades are also ready for the Audi A3 3-door version and the sportback. But let’s stay with the limo, which now features 370 HP/ 272 kW, with a torque 460 Nm, up from 380. More…

Lightweight with XXL Power – The Abt Sportsline Audi TTS with 370 hp

by on 9 July 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Performance-hungry drivers for whom the new Audi TTS’s 310 hp/228 kW are not enough can now be helped in a very pleasurable way. ABT is showing mercy with the supposedly weak and presents an XL performance injection and 370 HP/ 272 kW. “We also increase the maximum torque from 380 to 460 Nm,“ says an enthusiastic CEO Hans-Jürgen Abt. And if that is not enough: the globally largest tuner of cars produced by the Volkswagen Group is already working on ABT Power S for XXL fun! And they are concurrently producing the counterpart in form of a 6-piston sport-type braking system. If your TT only has the basic engine with 230 hp/169 kW, don’t worry: ABT Power provides it with 310 hp/228 kW and a torque of 440, up from 370 Nm.

Abt Sportsline with Widebody for New Audi Q7

by on 2 July 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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German Tuning house Abt Sportsline has revealed their new widebody kit for Audi’s second-generation Q7. The overall design extensively changes the look of the Q7 in bold fashion. Those who like bold changes and widebody kits will likely love it, but we suspect the less-is-more OEM+ crowd will look at it more critically. Reactions aside, this being Abt means OEM like production quality and full TUV approval. More…

Abt Sportsline with Improved Audi TT and 400 hp Volkswagen Golf R at Wörthersee

by on 14 May 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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According to Hollywood, the ancient Greeks didn’t need more than 300 Spartan foot soldiers to keep a mighty army at bay. If you want to come to fame at the Austrian Wörthersee event at Reifnitz from 13 – 16 May, you need a few more troops. And fast cavalry only, please. More…

Abt Sportsline for the New Audi TT Roadster

by on 12 May 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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When the new Audi TT Roadster removes its top, it will get breezy! After all, even in the four-cylinder 2.0 TFSI, 230 hp (169 kW) make for high wind speeds indeed. Now, ABT Sportsline upgrades the car – as with the coupé – to a mighty 310 hp (228 kW), no less than the production-type TTS, which, incidentally, ABT Sportsline beats by 440 to 370 Nm. “And to make you even more certain of its quality, I issue a comprehensive guarantee to go with this ABT Power New Generation uprating. This guarantee is now valid in many European countries,” says CEO Hans-Jürgen Abt. More…

Highway Rivals: ABT Lends the S6 an Almost RS6-Like 550 HP

by on 7 May 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Audi RS6 beats the S6? This former wisdom is now almost rendered obsolete by ABT Sportsline, which launches a performance package putting the sporty S6 near the same level as its supersporty cousin. “With ABT Power New Generation we much raise the pulse and the Avant or limo’s performance, too,” says a pleased CEO Hans Jürgen Abt. Instead of […] More…

Abt Audi RS Q3 AutoBild Allrad Readers’ Poll – Theo Award for the Best Tuner

by on 7 May 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Two awards! While ABT Sportsline didn’t have a booth of its own at this year’s Tuning World Bodensee (30.03.-03.04.), the globally largest tuner of cars produced by the Volkswagen Group got two important awards presented in the context of this famous German trade fair: the “Yokohama 4×4 Award“ and “Theo Award“. “We are very proud that ABT Sportsline enjoys so much confidence and name recognition,” says CEO Hans-Jürgen Abt. More…

Latest Abt Sportsline Audi RS 6-R with 730 hp Debuts at Geneva

by on 2 March 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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The “Daytona grey matt“ paintwork of the ABT RS6-R to be shown in Geneva says it all: with 730 hp/ 537 kW this estate’s engine is more powerful than the NASCAR racers over there in America. And its top speed of 320 kph is also quite something. But all these potent figures should not let us forget that the new ABT RS6-R is also a visual highlight. After all, the car is based upon the Audi RS6 facelift presented at the end of 2014. ”On this fit occasion, with new lamps for example, our extensive body kit really comes into its own,” says Hans-Jürgen Abt, CEO of the globally largest tuner of cars produced by the Volkswagen Group. More…

Abt Sportsline with Fast Gunmetal Bullet Audi TT at Geneva Motor Show

by on 2 March 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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The matt wrap in “gunmetal” makes the new Audi TT come into its own. Combined with the body parts by ABT Sportsline the sport coupé from Ingolstadt becomes as assertive as it becomes a super sports car. “And this means there has to be power and performance,” says CEO Hans-Jürgen Abt: “With this exhibition model we show how much potential there is even in the 2.0 TFSI quattro, which we have upgraded to the level of the production TTS.“

Abt Sportsline Introduces New ABT FR Alloy Wheel

by on 25 February 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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ABT Sportsline – that name stands for automotive creations from Bavaria that are sporty, elegant and extravagant in a unique way. And this extra touch, added even to top models, is also provided by the alloy wheel ABT FR. It doesn’t only combine sportiness and elegance but is also of the utmost quality, with a top sealant to boot. “After the new DR and ER the FR continues our wheel alphabet and adds new design characteristics,“ says CEO Hans-Jürgen Abt. More…

A New Factory for Unique Cars – ABT Individual

by on 12 February 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Customised shoes, bespoke suits, a stand-alone piece of furniture – all such things do not only fascinate us, they really touch us. “We hold hand-made solitaires very dear,“ says Hans-Jürgen Abt, CEO of the globally largest tuner of VW and Audi cars. Since cars are of special importance to many people, what he wanted was […] More…

Formula E: Di Grassi Third at Punta del Este

by on 14 December 2014 in Audi News

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Three races, three times on podium and a commanding top spot of the FIA Formula E Championship standings: Lucas di Grassi from Team ABT Sportsline has clearly made his mark on the first third of the season. In Punta del Este (Uruguay), one day before the third Sunday of Advent, the Brazilian celebrated third place and thus extended his lead of the standings. His team-mate Daniel Abt achieved the fastest race lap in the high-calibre field.