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AWE Tuning Releases Audi A6/A7 S-FLO Carbon Intake

by on 28 July 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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AWE Tuning has announced the release of the AWE Tuning Audi A6/A7 S-FLO Carbon Intake. This intake system features a fully enclosed carbon fiber air box and an AWE Tuning S-FLO Filter for a substantial increase in flow when compared to the stock system. “The AWE Tuning A6/A7 S-FLO Carbon Intake is more than just […] More…

quattro GmbH Boss Killing Manuals and Adding SUVs & EVs Says Meiners

by on 28 July 2015 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos via Fourtitude

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We suspect there’ll be plenty to debate over two recent stories by Jens Meiners. The German auto journalist has filed two reports, one in Car & Driver and one in Automotive News, suggesting quattro GmbH boss Heinz Hollerweger confirmed rumors like the death of the manual transmission, more differentiation, more SUVs and EVs from quattro GmbH. There’s a […] More…

USP Presents the Spulen MQB Intake Coolant Hose Solution

by on 28 July 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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The 1.8TSI and 2.0TSI engines found in the Audi 8V A3 and S3 have a complex series of coolant hoses. One of the coolant hoses in the system routes on top of the factory intake system creating an unsightly appearance. The Spulen MQB Intake Coolant Hose replaces this factory hose and allows it to be […] More…

Intel: A3 / S3 / RS 3 Mid-Lifecycle Update Including Audi virtual cockpit

by on 27 July 2015 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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With an onslaught of new models such as A4, R8 and Q7, one might classify the not terribly old MQB (type 8V) A3 family as an elder statesman. It’s not that it’s been out terribly long, but there are so many significant new Audis that the range could be forgotten. That’s okay though, because the mid-lifecycle facelift (i.e. product improvement) is just around the corner. More…

Vitesse Audessus’ Light Touch Extends to One-Piece, Full Carbon Fiber Wheels

by on 27 July 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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American bespoke carbon fiber atelier Vitesse AuDessus launches a line of one-piece, full carbon fiber wheels. More…

On Location: Autohaus Audi Lancaster Grand Opening

by on 27 July 2015 in Audi Driver On Location

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There aren’t a whole lot of Audi dealers in the United States with a longer history than Autohaus. The family owned Lancaster, PA based Audi, Volkswagen and Porsche dealer was one of the first set up in the Volkswagen network, with the founder having come over from Germany in order to help establish these German […] More…

New Audi R8 LMS Clinches 2nd & 3rd at Spa 24h

by on 27 July 2015 in Motorsport

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Audi celebrated the next podium successes of the new Audi R8 LMS at Spa. Audi Sport Team WRT with Nico Müller (CH), Stéphane Ortelli (MC) and Frank Stippler (D) clinched second place in a race that was hard-fought from lights to flag. Christian Mamerow (D), Christopher Mies (D) and Nicki Thiim (DK) secured third place for Audi Sport Team Phoenix. Another Audi driver squad crossed the finish line in the iconic endurance race in the top ten as well. More…

Audi R8 LMS on Pole at Spa

by on 24 July 2015 in Motorsport

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Frank Stippler only needed an advantage of 17 thousandths of a second. This was the margin by which the 40-year-old professional driver from Audi Sport Team WRT secured the best time in the decisive Superpole shootout for the Spa 24 Hours. His team-mate Laurens Vanthoor (B) achieved the sixth-best time. More…

Audi is Ready for Start of Formula Student Germany

by on 24 July 2015 in Audi News

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Audi is supporting Formula Student Germany (FSG) 2015: The automobile manufacturer is sponsoring four teams in the students’ construction competition. In addition, the company will present the “Audi Vorsprung Award” for the best lightweight construction concept. More than 3,600 students from 34 countries will travel to the Hockenheimring racetrack to be tested in various disciplines and to take part in discussions with experts from the automotive industry. More…

Audi Motorsport News Update: GT Racing

by on 24 July 2015 in Audi News

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It is mid-way through the season, which means the 24 Hours of Spa is upon us. Below is a list of all of this week’s races and news leading up to Spa. Spa 24h: Four Audi Cars in Top 10 after Qualifying [source: Audi AG] / EVENT GALLERY Audi Sport Team WRT and Audi Sport […] More…

Limited Edition Audi A8 Marks 21 Years of Progress

by on 24 July 2015 in Audi News

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A little over two decades have passed since the groundbreaking Audi A8 was first introduced, and Audi UK is celebrating the enduring appeal of its luxury saloon with a bespoke model – the Edition 21. Incorporating a choice blend of the latest developments in design, technology and luxury from the recently revised A8 range, many of which are fitted as standard exclusively to this version, the A8 Edition 21 will be available in standard and Long Wheelbase formats priced at £72,525 OTR and £76,490 OTR. A limited run of just 121 cars is now available to order, and customers can expect first deliveries to begin in November. More…

Raptor Diesel GT is an Audi TDI Powered Personal Aircraft

by on 23 July 2015 in Boutique Brands

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In covering the Audi beat, we’ve frequently covered specialty manufacturers using Audi engines for the basis of their product. This usually happens in the form of an exotic sportscar with names like Donkervoort, Spyker or Gumpert. Today though, we’ve found something different with 3.0 TDI power in the form of a personal aircraft. More…