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Project S7: Recaro… for the Kids

posted by on 30 October 2014 in Project S7

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Time for a midweek shake up! After covering APR’s Stage II+ upgrade on Project S7 and the initial exterior cosmetic changes – we now come to child seats?!?!! That’s right. Child seats , or in this particular case the brand new Recaro Performance Denali Stroller and Coupe Infant carrier- for my son who is due […] More…

Project S7: Wrap & Vinyl Work, Round 2

posted by on 29 October 2014 in Project S7

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The exterior appearance of a vehicle is a very personal thing. When our Project S7 went to SEMA last year, the car went with a Charcoal Matte Metallic wrap from Avery Denison. The beauty of a wrap is that it can be removed and replaced with relative ease, allowing us to completely change the look drastically for SEMA 2014 with minimal wear and tear on the car.
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Project OE A3: Suspension, Wheels & Tires

posted by on 28 October 2014 in Project OE A3

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The thing about starting with a somewhat basic car like our silver Audi A3 is that visual changes have so much more of an effect. Upgrading wheels and suspension on an Audi S or RS model and you’ll make a change. Make the same upgrades to a run-of-the-mill A-car and, well, you trigger a revolution. […] More…

Project S7: Prepping for SEMA 2014 and APR Stage 2

posted by on 28 October 2014 in Project S7

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Today, we finalize Project S7 preparation for SEMA 2014 in just under a week with a few updates. First among them in our #SEMAprep are the fine folks at APR Tuned who have design one devilishly fast Stage 2+ power upgrade we’ve just added. More…

Project S3 Sedan: Introduction

posted by on 22 October 2014 in Project Cars & Builds

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Introducing our latest project car and its owner Rick Goyal. The car is based on the new Audi S3 and specifically one of the Limited Edition Daytona Grey launch cars. More…

Audi #TDIChallenge: Efficiency and Loss in a New Audi A3 TDI

posted by on 20 October 2014 in Reviews & Road Tests

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We’d been in the car since 6:00 AM, had started in a different time zone and slogged through the desert planet of Tatooine, quite literally, with no air conditioning and precious little vent powered circulation. Our A3 TDI had been reading zero barely into our climb of the towering Chocolate Mountains west of San Diego. We […] More…

Driven – 2015 Audi S3 Sedan

posted by on 15 October 2014 in Reviews & Road Tests

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Anticipation is a common theme when it comes to the Audi S3 sedan. This is the first time Audi has ventured into the A3 range with in its S-Car lineup for America. That the car means a potent offering in a package roughly equivalent to the much beloved B5 Audi S4 sedan only compounds the […] More…

Project OE A3: Series Index

posted by on 6 October 2014 in Project OE A3

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Taking an OEM+ approach to the customization and upgrading of an Audi A3 2.0 TFSI quattro sedan. More…

2014 Paris Motor Show: Event Index

posted by on 2 October 2014 in 2014 Paris Motor Show

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Follow along with our full in-depth coverage of the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. More…

Project OE A3: Introduction

posted by on 1 October 2014 in Project Cars & Builds Project OE A3

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There’s no doubt that the new A3 sedan is Audi’s smallest when it comes to North American offerings, yet it looms hugely on the radar of enthusiasts lamenting the long-gone days of the B5 A4/S4 or simply looking for a first step into the Audi brand. As a result, we’re launching our second of three project car series based on the Typ 8V platform. More…

H2Oi 2014: Event Report, Audi Perspective

posted by on 30 September 2014 in Events Coverage

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Basically, it all started as a club show… an event in NY state for some locals who’d banded together to form Club H2O. The club fizzled as clubs do when priorities change, and the remnants were picked up by Jay Shoup. Shoup’s a local to Ocean City, Maryland so you can probably see where this is going.
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Uber RS: Rico Dieling’s Incredible RS2 Avant

posted by on 12 September 2014 in Feature Cars

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Coming from many years in the aftermarket scene, Rico Dieling has lived through the trends that we remember fondly, and some that we’d like to forget. While some of those trends (and cars) have come and gone, the one thing that Rico never took his eyes off of was his dream car, the Audi RS 2.
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