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Waterfest 2014: Best of B7

posted by on 24 July 2014 in Events News

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Waterfest 2014 may have already come and gone, but it is still front and center in our minds.  With nearly 1700 shutter actuations, we realize that it can be a bit overwhelming to go through all of our galleries.  Keeping that in mind, we will be assembling our ten favorite cars from each of our […] More…

New German Performance and APR Present Dub Deliverance 4

posted by on 24 July 2014 in Events News

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Now in its fourth year, Dub Deliverance offers Audi and Volkswagen enthusiasts a chance to get on track with their cars at Summit Point Motorsports Park in West Virginia.  To participate in the track day all cars must have a tech inspection performed beforehand, however spectators are welcome to hang out free of charge.  Dub […] More…

DTM Selects Zandvoort as Replacement Venue for China

posted by on 24 July 2014 in Motorsport

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Stuttgart. The ninth round of the 2014 DTM season will be held from 27th to 28th September at Zandvoort, Netherlands. The Chinese round that originally was supposed to be held at Guangzhou, on this weekend, had to be cancelled as the modifications necessary for erecting the circuit proved to be far more extensive than planned. […] More…

SummerFest – 034Motorsport’s 6th Annual Get Together, Dyno Day & Open House

posted by on 24 July 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Bay Area Volkswagen and Audi tuner 034 Motorsport will be hosting their 6th annual Dyno Day and Open House this Saturday, July 26th at their headquarters in Freemont, California.  The event will be hosted in conjunction with the NorCal Audi Club’s 1st Annual SummerFest, and will feature a $65 Baseline Dyno special, 50% off Labor […] More…

A Sporty 410-Horse Carriage – The ABT RS Q3

posted by on 24 July 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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In fairy tales, princes ride on greys. In Bavaria, one rides a white “carriage” and 410 horses. Because once upon a time there was a solid Audi RS Q3, uprated by 100hp and an exciting look by ABT Sportsline. In sum, we now have no less than 410 hp / 301 kW. Maximum torque is […] More…

Audi TT Mk3 Wins Best Connected Automobile, Audi Brand Wins Connectivity Award

posted by on 24 July 2014 in Audi News

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Five first-place finishes for the four rings: Those are the results of a first-ever reader survey conducted by auto motor und sport and CHIP, in which over 42,500 readers chose the best connectivity features. The awards ceremony will be held in Stuttgart on September 17.
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New Audi TT Mk3 Begins Production

posted by on 24 July 2014 in Audi News

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The third generation of the Audi TT* and the TTS Coupe is now going into series production at AUDI HUNGARIA MOTOR Kft. Following last year’s start of production of the Audi A3 Sedan, the S3 Sedan and the new A3 Cabriolet, the new Audi TT is now also leaving the assembly lines at the automobile plant in Győr. Audi produces this model there with the full depth of manufacturing. The most impressive features of the Audi TT are its sporty character and emotive design, as well as innovative technologies in its drivetrain and its operating and display concept. More…

Video: Auto Express Pits Audi S3 Against Subaru WRX STI

posted by on 23 July 2014 in Video

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While the Audi S3 and Subaru WRX STI may not be obvious rivals, European Magazine Auto Express has decided that the fairly similar price points and horsepower figures warranted a comparison.  As you might expect, Auto Express noted that the STI was a bit more ‘raw’ and needed to be worked much harder than the […] More…

Waterfest 2014: Best of B8

posted by on 23 July 2014 in Events News

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Waterfest 2014 may have already come and gone, but it is still front and center in our minds. With nearly 1700 shutter actuations, we realize that it can be a bit overwhelming to go through all of our galleries. Keeping that in mind, we will be assembling our ten favorite cars from each of our Waterfest sub-galleries throughout the week. Let’s get started with the B8 chassis A4, S4 and allroad.
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Audi Ranks Third Among Nameplates in 2014 J.D. Power APEAL Study

posted by on 23 July 2014 in Audi News

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Audi ranked third among nameplates in the annual J.D. Power APEAL (Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout) Study, achieving two segment awards and multiple top-three finishes among all luxury competitors*. With a total score of 858, Audi also ranked 64 points above the industry standard. More…

24 Hours of Spa: Preview

posted by on 23 July 2014 in Motorsport

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Audi has clinched two 24-hour race victories so far this year: the iconic sports car race at Le Mans (June 14/15) with the R18 e-tron quattro of Audi Sport Team Joest and, a week later, the endurance race at the Nürburgring with the R8 LMS ultra of Phoenix Racing. At Spa, on July 26/27, the brand will have the opportunity to win a third 24-hour race within the space of just six weeks. In the world’s biggest GT3 race featuring a field of 60 entrants, four teams will be relying on the Audi R8 LMS ultra. More…

Audi Rallye-Icons at the Eifel Rallye Festival 2014

posted by on 23 July 2014 in Events News Vintage & Youngtimer News

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A total of 30,000 spectators are expected when the historic rallying scene convenes in Daun from tomorrow for the Eifel Rallye Festival (July 24 – 26, 2014). Daun is the German mecca for anyone who was a fan of rallying during its glory days in the 1970s and 1980s. One of the highlights this year will be Audi Tradition’s appearance at the event. AUDI AG’s heritage department will be in attendance with rally icons Stig Blomqvist and Harald Demuth and is bringing an Audi Rallye quattro A2 and an Audi Sport quattro, both 1984 Cars of the Year. More…