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Essen 2015: BBS Introduces New FI-R

by on 24 November 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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High performance wheel CI-R comes in a 19-inch version and in satin black Further applications of the forged wheel FI-R planned for 2016 Premium wheel manufacturer BBS exhibits  at Essen Motor Show from the 28th of November to the 6th of December (Hall 2, Stand: E118) with highlights of its  product range. A 19-inch version […] More…

New Audi RS 3 Sportback by MTM

by on 23 November 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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The A3 Sportback is one of the family-friendly models in the Audi range. The RS3 variant does not compromise on any of the essential practical characteristics of its more basic cousin, whilst having completely different performance aspirations. With 367 PS up its sleeve, even serious sports cars can struggle to match its top speed of 155 mph (or 174 mph on request) and 0-62 mph sprint time of 4.3 seconds in standard trim. More…

AWE Tuning Powered B8.5 S4 Runs 11.462 Quarter Mile, Clinches World Record

by on 20 November 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Atco, New Jersey- Long time AWE Tuning customer and supporter, Pete Glykos, propelled his Audi B8.5 S4 down the drag way for an 11.4 second sprint, setting a new world record quarter mile time for the Audi B8/B8.5. “I’m stoked. The great thing about the B8 with AWE/GIAC Stage 2 is the consistency. It can run […] More…

Unitronic Performance Software for DSG MQB – Now Available!

by on 20 November 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Unitronic is pleased to present Performance Software for the MQB DSG. Unitronic’s Performance Software Upgrade for the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) is flashable via the OBD-2 port of the vehicle and is calibrated alongside its already released ECU Performance Software to ensure a harmonious operation. Unitronic Performance Software for the TCU is also UniConnect+ compatible. Learn more […] More…

ECS Tuning Releases Audi 8V A3/S3 Street Shield Aluminum Skid Plate

by on 20 November 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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With Volkswagen’s introduction of the MQB EA888 Gen3 1.8T/2.0T engine came multiple advancements in technology and production. Significant weight savings were accomplished through molded plastic parts throughout the powertrain; unfortunately, this included the engine’s oil pan. With no protection to cover such an important, yet fragile part, it’s easy to see why a plastic oil […] More…

New Photos Reveal More Details of Liberty Walk A5

by on 18 November 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Just two days after Liberty Walk Performance founder Wataru Kato teased that first rear shot of a widebody A5, his Japanese firm has now released even more images of their latest application. This will mark the second Audi model Liberty Walk has decided to tune. More…

Liberty Walk Teases Audi A5/S5 Widebody Application

by on 17 November 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Whether you appreciate aftermarket widebody kits or not, it’s hard not to be enamored with Kato Wataru and his Japan-based tuning firm Liberty Walk Performance. Liberty Walk got their start tuning cars and building their unique carbon fiber rivet flare body kits for cars like the Nissan GTR, and they just recently introduced their first Audi application with several R8s on display at SEMA just two weeks ago. Now, it appears they’re turning their attention to the Audi A5 coupé. More…

OSIR Design with New Lineup for Audi TT / TTS Mk3

by on 16 November 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Before the boom of new companies from Germany producing OE looking carbon fiber pieces for Audi models, there was OSIR Design. Hailing out of Hong Kong, OSIR came on the scene years ago with its initial products for the first-generation Audi TT. The firm is still around and still making its OE replacement carbon fiber parts, and most recently shared with us this new mix of goods for the newest Mk3 Audi TT range.

Faster than an SQ5 TDI plus – the New Abt Super-Q5 has 365 hp

by on 13 November 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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ABT Sportsline makes the Audi SQ5 even faster than it is: With 365 HP/ 268 kW and an optimised torque of 710 Nm, the Bavarians have topped the SQ5 TDI competition’s original 326 HP/ 240 kW. This new power is primarily reflected in these measurements: “From naught to 100 kph in less than 5 seconds and a new top speed of 260 kph.” And CEO Hans-Jürgen Abt adds: “But that is not all. We also provide quality, which finds expression in our extensive warranty and the most thorough tests, on both the dynamometer and on public roads.“ More…

Find of the Day: Yellow Liberty Walk SEMA R8 Already on Market

by on 12 November 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News In Market

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It’s been no more than a week since the SEMA Show and already one of the three Liberty Walk R8 builds has turned up on the market. Show attendees will remember it as the only yellow example and the one that was displayed over at DUB. More…

Liberty Walk Audi R8 Widebody at VIAIR: SEMA 2015

by on 11 November 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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There were no less than three Audi R8 widebody’s on display by Japan-based Liberty Walk Performance. This particular coupe, likely Audi’s Nimbus Grey in color, qualifies not just as our favorite but maybe the coolest Audi on display at this year’s SEMA Show.

Audi Genuine Accessories and Veterans to Technicians Program Highlighted at SEMA Show

by on 11 November 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Some may not have noticed given the placement for first-time companies displaying at SEMA, but Audi of America did have a small presence at this year’s event. In particular, the stand was managed by the Audi Academy’s Veterans to Technicians program and featured a whole range from the Audi collection and Audi Genuine Accessories. More…