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AWE Tuning Power Package Breaks Audi B8 S4 1/4 Mile World Record

posted by on 30 October 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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AWE Tuning’s AWE Tuning Stage 2 Performance Pulley Kit (featuring G.I.A.C. Stage 2 Pulley Software), S4 3.0T Touring Edition Exhaust, and G.I.A.C. DL501 S-Tronic Transmission Software, shot customer Peter Glykos’ 2013 Audi S4 to the top of the B8/B8.5 Audi S4 ¼ mile leader board on October 26, 2014, with a world record setting 11.589 seconds at 118.77 mph. “The performance […] More…

Video: Lapping the Nurburgring in an Audi R8 V8

posted by on 30 October 2014 in Video

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Ever wondered what it’s like to put in a hot lap at the legendary Nürburgring behind the wheel of an Audi R8?  Thanks to a video uploaded by YouTube channel FlatOut Brasil, today is your lucky day.  Putting in a time of 8:17 from Bridge to Gantry on a surface that the uploader calls “damp”, […] More…

Production Jubilee: 20 Years of Audi A4 at Ingolstadt Plant

posted by on 30 October 2014 in Audi News

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More than six million Audi A4 cars produced Board of Management Member for Production Dr. Hubert Waltl: “A4 family is the heart of the brand” Bestseller over four model generations Jubilee in Audi’s mid-sized range: The brand with the Four Rings has been producing the Audi A4* at its main plant in Ingolstadt for 20 […] More…

New ‘Pieces of Silver’ Historical Novel Set within Cockpit of Auto Union Silver Arrows

posted by on 30 October 2014 in Choice Gear Motorsport Vintage & Youngtimer News

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There’ve been many books based on the Silver Arrow era of racing. The time period saw the some of the fastest, technologically advanced and most dangerous racing careen head-on with the geo-political turmoil of World War II. Many a non-fiction historical book has been written about the era, though ‘Pieces of Silver’ goes a bit […] More…

Event Coverage: DubRun to the Poconos

posted by on 29 October 2014 in Events News

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Garden State Euro’s yearly end of October event in Tannersville, Pennsylvania is one of the more intimate events we’ve been to this year.  Starting off as a series of cruises from various areas around New Jersey and ending roughly two hours later at the Barley Creek Brewery, DubRun is more of a road rally and gathering […] More…

Find of the Day: Audi Exclusive Ipanema Brown Audi A5

posted by on 29 October 2014 in In Market

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A direct contrast to the popular ‘vanilla’ hues of black, silver and white, Audi Exclusive’s Ipanema Brown is one of the more bold choices available from the factory.  But the owner of this 2012 A5’s bravery paid off, as the car has been well documented across the internet during the various stages of its current ownership.  This ability […] More…

APR Releases Solid Shifter Cable Bracket

posted by on 29 October 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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APR is pleased to present the Solid Shifter Cable Bracket. Through countless years of professional racing, APR Motorsport identified the factory shifter cable bracket system as a source of sloppy shifts, missed gears, bracket and bushing failure and even transmission failure. The factory shifter cable bracket is made from plastic with rubber bushings. Over time […] More…

Audi and Blipshift Team for R8 competition T-Shirt Contest

posted by on 28 October 2014 in Audi News

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Following surprise confirmation today of what looks to be a U.S.-only R8 competition model set for debut at the L.A. Auto Show, Audi of America also announced a unique T-shirt contest. In order to make it happen, Audi has teamed with online automotive T-shirt entity Blipshift.com and you could be the designer. More…

Video: Fastest RS 7 in the World with 10.1 Second Quarter Mile

posted by on 28 October 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News Video

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There’s no doubt that the 4.0 TFSI-powered Audi RS 6 and RS 7 duo have been re-establishing Audi’s RS-cars as automobiles with super car performance in the form of a family hauler. Case in point is this Russian Audi RS 7 from SMP Racing… not just fast for an RS 6 or RS 7, but the world’s fastest RS 7… period. More…

Audi R8 competition Limited Edition Confirmed for Los Angeles Auto Show

posted by on 28 October 2014 in Audi News

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Audi of America revealed today that it would reveal a limited edition performance-oriented 2015 R8 competition at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. Following in the vein of the Audi R8 GT and the European market R8 LMX, the R8 competition pairs the power of 570 hp and a healthy dose of matte carbon fiber kit. More…

WEC: World Endurance Championship Visits China, Audi’s Largest Market

posted by on 28 October 2014 in Motorsport

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Final sprint in FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) China is Audi’s largest sales market Audi victorious in 6-hour race at Shanghai a year ago The FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) is wound up to a high pitch. Within the space of three weeks, sports car fans have been thrilled by the lead in the manufacturers’ […] More…

UroTuning.com Announces Fixxfest #11

posted by on 27 October 2014 in Events News

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UroTuning.com has announced this year’s Fixxfest event, taking place at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Florida.  Now in its 11th year, the show is one of the largest in the southeast, with over 1500 cars anticipated and a full day of drag racing.  This year’s event will again host a cruise to the after party at […] More…