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DTM: Audi Sport Teams Ready for Season Start

by on 4 May 2016 in Motorsport

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DTM season opens at Hockenheim this weekend ABT Sportsline, Phoenix and Rosberg optimally prepared Dieter Gass: “Teamwork key to success” Audi Sport did its homework. The eight Audi drivers are in perfect shape. And the Audi Sport teams are ready for the new DTM season that begins at Hockenheim this weekend as well. When the […] More…

Audi of America’s Loren Angelo Talks Captain America: Civil War and the Upcoming SQ7

by on 4 May 2016 in Audi News

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Audi supercharged the relationship between vehicles and movie superheroes by supplying the wheels to Tony Stark in the first Iron Man film in 2008. In Marvel Entertainment’s upcoming Captain America: Civil War, opening May 6, Audi once again provides superhero transportation, but it’s the SQ7 taking center stage. The first Iron Man featured an Audi […] More…

Choice Gear: 1/12 Scale Audi Sport quattro S1 by Ottomobile

by on 4 May 2016 in Choice Gear

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Do you want an Audi Sport quattro model?  Of course you do. And I think we may have just found the most detailed 1/12th scale example on the market.  Built by French scale model company Ottomobile and offered in 1/12th scale, this particular version was built to resemble the car campaigned by Walter Röhrl and […] More…

Audi UK Adds SQ7 Section and Photo Gallery to Website

by on 4 May 2016 in Audi News

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If our Twitter feed is to be believed, European auto journalists are just starting to sample the upcoming Audi SQ7.  Armed with that information, we went digging on the various Audi websites for new SQ7 info, and while we didn’t find any new tidbits, we did find a few new photos.  So while we wait for the […] More…

Audi of America Sets 64th Straight Monthly Sales Record

by on 3 May 2016 in Audi News

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Audi of America officially made it 64 in a row in April, selling 17,801 vehicles during the month, an increase of nearly 6 percent over the same period in 2015.  This increase was led by strong sales for SUV offerings (up 26 percent), including the best-ever month for the Q3, and incredibly strong sales for the […] More…

Find of the Day: Ex-Rotek Racing Audi TT RS VLN

by on 3 May 2016 in In Market

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Whether we’d like to admit it or not, we all want to own a race car at some point in our lives.  Undoubtedly conditioned by years of motorsport viewing and countless hours spent on Forza, Gran Turismo and the like, we continually hunt for these seemingly unattainable creations, and every so often, we find one […] More…

Video: Facebook Post Claims to be the World’s First C7 RS 6 Sedan. But is it Really?

by on 3 May 2016 in Video

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“Cold Start with the world’s first C7 RS 6 sedan”, reads the caption of this video posted to Facebook on Saturday by JTmedia, but has this sedan really been converted to full RS 6 spec?  Using the various angles shown throughout the 30 second clip, we can clearly see that RS 6 panels have been fitted […] More…

Andreas Mikkelsen and Scott Speed to Join Audi Sport TT Cup for Season Opener

by on 3 May 2016 in Motorsport

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This weekend’s Audi Sport TT Cup season opener will receive a bit more star power, as Audi announced today that Volkswagen Motorsport’s Andreas Mikkelsen and Scott Speed will bring their talents to the spec-series.  Mikkelsen will certainly be a strong contender as he currently sits fourth in the overall FIA World Rally Championship points standings, but […] More…

Event Coverage: Worthersee 2016 Part 1

by on 2 May 2016 in Events News

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While traditionally a “Volkswagen Event”, Worthersee has seen an influx of four-ring’d vehicles in the past decade.  So much so, that the brand now sets up shop in the small lakeside Austrian village, bringing concept vehicles specifically targeted at the enthusiast set, making Reifnitz look more like an auto show than an outright town.  As […] More…

Audi Named “Most Innovative Premium Brand” at 2016 Automotive Innovations Awards

by on 2 May 2016 in Audi News

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Audi achieved three wins at this past week’s Automotive Innovations Awards, including “Most Innovative Premium Brand”, as well as victories in the “Connected Car” and “Vehicle Concepts/Body” Categories.  Head of Technical Development Dr. Stefan Knirsch noted that the awards were both “..praise and motivation” for the team, reinforcing the brand as a “innovation driver for […] More…

World Premiere of new Audi A5 Coupe Set for May 25th, to be Accompanied by “Audi Late Night Light Show”

by on 2 May 2016 in Audi News

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The new A5 is coming!  On May 25th during an impressive 3D video mapping light show at the brand’s Ingolstadt forum, Audi will unveil their all-new A5 coupe for the first time, bringing years of speculation to a close.  The event, called “Audi Late Light Show”, will also serve to kick off the summer events […] More…

DTM: Audi Sport Eyes Successful Start to Season

by on 2 May 2016 in Motorsport

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After 202 days without a contest, DTM finally makes its return this weekend at Hockenheimring.  The race will mark the end of an interesting offseason, with technical regulations remaining largely unchanged, and the Audi Sport squad spending the majority of their time honing condition-specific suspension calibrations. Throughout last year’s contests, Audi’s RS5 DTM was by […] More…