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Motor Trend Talks to Audi R&D Chief Stefan Knirsch

by on 26 May 2016 in Audi News

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Audi, along with the rest of the automotive world, is at a crossroads. The sector is currently fighting to find how it will power cars in the future and how it will keep buyers interested. That’s why research and development has never been more important. Audi’s chief of R&D, Stefan Knirsch, recently spoke to Motor […] More…

Audi City Opens Fourth Location in Istanbul

by on 26 May 2016 in Audi News

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Istanbul is the location of the fourth Audi City cyberstore, joining Berlin, Beijing, and London. The new virtual showroom gives shoppers access to everything in the Audi catalogue and the technology is coming to dealers around the world. Audi Cities, so far, have been opened in dense, metropolitan areas, where space is at a premium. […] More…

Di Grassi Calls for Further VW Group Support in Formula E

by on 26 May 2016 in Motorsport

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Formula E’s next race weekend will be its last of the season and Lucas Di Grassi is going into that double-header leading the driver’s championship. Despite that, Autosport.com reports that Di Grassi feels that more support from Audi and/or Volkswagen will be needed in future to keep him and his team competitive. Although Di Grassi […] More…

Find of the Day: 1988 Audi 200 Quattro Trans Am

by on 25 May 2016 in Audi News

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The highest honor in motor racing is not a trophy or a grand prize. It’s not winning at Indy or Monaco, nor is setting a lap time at the Nurburgring. No, the highest honor that can be bestowed upon a race car is to be banned. And boy was this car banned. It’s hard to […] More…

Video: Audi S8 Plus Beats Panamera Comfortably

by on 25 May 2016 in Audi News

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Fans of Top Gear probably know that there are different versions of the show all over the world and this one, from Poland, seems to follow the same basic recipe as the original British version: get two big cars with similar performance and drag race them. For this test, the Poles even got two cars […] More…

Automobile Club de l’Ouest Lists 24 Best Reasons to Attend Le Mans

by on 25 May 2016 in Motorsport

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With the historic Le Mans 24 Hour endurance race just 24 days away, everyone is getting excited for the annual event. The race organizers, Automobile Club de l’Ouest, have listed the 24 best reasons to attend. This will be the 84th running of the world’s most famous endurance race, the organizers are looking to make […] More…

Audi SQ7 TDI Named Innovator of the Year

by on 25 May 2016 in Audi News

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Autocar Magazine has given the Audi SQ7 TDI their much sought after innovation award for its numerous technological advances. The awards were handed out last night at the historic Silverstone Circuit at a ceremony held by Autocar, which is the world’s oldest car magazine. The SQ7 gets remarkable performance thanks, in part, to its electric […] More…

Mattias Ekstrom Fights from 11th to Finish 2nd in Spielberg

by on 24 May 2016 in Motorsport

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The DTM racing series was at Spielberg this weekend, in Austria. The weekend started poorly for Team Abt Sportsline Audi’s Mattias Ekstrom, who started Sunday’s second race in 11th place. Ekstrom had little hope of a strong result after having been blocked by a competitor during his fast lap in qualifying. The competitor was demoted […] More…

Video: WRC Celebrates the Audi Quattro

by on 24 May 2016 in Motorsport

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The Audi Quattro is one of, if not the, most important car in rally history. It changed the sport of rallying by being the first car to ever successful implement four-wheel-drive and in so doing cemented Audi’s reputation. As a result, the WRC’s YouTube channel has honored the car with a short video about its […] More…

Audi TT/TTS A3/S3 Carbon Fiber Cold Air Intake System

by on 24 May 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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034Motorsport’s X34 Carbon Fiber MQB Cold Air Intake System for MkVII Volkswagen Golf/GTI/R vehicles equipped with 1.8T/2.0T Gen 3 engines is now available! This high-quality carbon fiber intake solution offers perfect fitment, and yields horsepower and torque gains throughout the powerband, with peak gains of up to 15 crank horsepower and 12 ft-lbs of torque with the factory […] More…

Abt and Di Grassi Finish Second and Third in Berlin E-Prix

by on 24 May 2016 in Motorsport

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It was a big weekend for team ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport. Formula E’s only German team was looking for a good result in front of their home crowd in Berlin, and after earning two podium spots and keeping  their driver in first place in the championship, the team were satisfied with the result. ABT Schaeffler […] More…

BBS Details Essen Plan, Focus on FI-R and Center Locking CH-R Designs

by on 20 May 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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CH-R with central locking is the big novelty in Essen Innovative display solution for BBS dealers Germany’s wheel manufacturer BBS sets course for the 2016 edition of “REIFEN”, the world’s No 1 tyre industry trade fair that will take place in Essen from 24 to 27 May. Here, trade visitors from around the world will […] More…