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ABT Boosts Audi S8 plus to 705hp

by on 12 May 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Even more power ‒ no way. Yes, absolutely: The current Audi S8 is already available from ABT with impressive 675 HP or 640 HP (496 or 471 kW). Now the company engineers have another plus in power up their sleeves based on the series-produced car. “The Biturbo-V8 is actually designed to be eligible for another […] More…

YouTube star Shmee150 to Enter Gumball 3000 with ABT RS6 1 of 12

by on 29 April 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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When Tim Burton, a.k.a. Shmee150, gets going, he has a lot of followers in cyberspace. After a video upload, hundreds of thousands of fans will devour it. He has millions of followers on all channels. And no wonder, since this Englishman only drives the most extravagant vehicles in equally extravagant surroundings. Currently he uses an […] More…

ABT Sportsline Celebrates 120 Years with Special Edition TT, Q3

by on 4 April 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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120 years are quite a biblical age for a family-owned company. In these twelve decades, ABT has mastered it all and become the globally largest tuner of cars produced by the Volkswagen Group. The company will now celebrate its anniversary with 3 exclusive special editions, with 40 cars of each (now do the maths…) and […] More…

ABT Sportsline Announces Extremely Limited Edition 735hp Audi RS6 “1 of 12″

by on 29 February 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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If you want to belong to a very exclusive club in a very sporty fashion, you should opt for one of the only twelve ABT RS6 “1 of 12“ quickly. This limited edition is to celebrate the company’s 120th anniversary. After all, the upscale lifestyle estate is not only rarer than many a racer from […] More…

Geneva 2016: ABT AS4 Previews Next Generation of A4 Tuning

by on 29 February 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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The new ABT AS4 – absolutely fast, absolutely racy, absolutely powerful Audi’s medium-sized cars have been a success story for more than 30 years now, first with the Audi 80 and from 1994 onwards with the A4. And ABT Sportsline has dedicated itself to these models right from the start. So it is only logical […] More…

ABT Congratulates the Audi A3 on its 20th Anniversary

by on 14 December 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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For it is a jolly good fellow… ! ABT Sportsline congratulates the Audi A3 on its 20th birthday. The original version, 8L, based upon the Golf IV, was a real innovation. After all, it was the first premium compact car in the entire group and to become very important for ABT Sportsline. And the body variants […] More…

ABT Boosts Audi’s RS Q3 to 410hp

by on 3 December 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Engine of the “yeah!” – the 410 hp and 530 Nm ABT RS Q3   The 2.5 TFSI has been voted the “International Engine of the Year“ no fewer than six times. In the Audi RS Q3, this turbo engine yields 340 hp/ 250 kW and a maximum torque of 450 Nm. But awards are […] More…

Faster than an SQ5 TDI plus – the New Abt Super-Q5 has 365 hp

by on 13 November 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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ABT Sportsline makes the Audi SQ5 even faster than it is: With 365 HP/ 268 kW and an optimised torque of 710 Nm, the Bavarians have topped the SQ5 TDI competition’s original 326 HP/ 240 kW. This new power is primarily reflected in these measurements: “From naught to 100 kph in less than 5 seconds and a new top speed of 260 kph.” And CEO Hans-Jürgen Abt adds: “But that is not all. We also provide quality, which finds expression in our extensive warranty and the most thorough tests, on both the dynamometer and on public roads.“ More…

Abt Individual Builds Dream Cars with Personality

by on 26 October 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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For many people the individual expression of personality is more important than ever. In this respect, products manually produced to fit and in low number of pieces play a key role especially in an era of mass production. They are the true epitome of luxury, starting with clothing to home furnishing. Here ABT Sportsline turns into the architect of personal tramways – because in the new programme titled “Individual”, the customer is not simply the buyer but the “builder”. For persons with the highest of requirements it is thus the perfect programme. In this respect the layout options reach far beyond the interior, and apart from the exterior and the rims even covers the field of power increase. More…

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.
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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…