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Audi 2.5 TFSI Wins International Engine of the Year Award

by on 1 June 2016 in Audi News

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The votes are in and the five cylinder, 2.5 TFSI engine is the International Engine of the Year in the 2 to 2.5L category. “The five-cylinder engine has one of the longest traditions within the company and we are continually developing it,” says Dr. Stegan Knirsch, Member of the Board for Technical Development. The judges, […] More…

Video: Iroz Motorsport IMS1000 TT RS Runs 9 Second Quarter Mile

by on 16 May 2016 in Video

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Even though we featured Hooniverse’s Airstrip Attack beatdown with an RS 7 performance on Friday, and countless other fast passes from various tuned Audis recently, chances are when you think of the four rings, drag racing isn’t exactly the first thing that comes to mind.  In fact, it’s probably somewhere outside the top ten.  Still, […] More…

Gallery: Audi TT RS Marketing Shots Added to Audi.de

by on 29 April 2016 in Audi News

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Just a few days after its official unveiling in China, Audi’s all-new TT RS has already made its way to the brand’s German website, with an entire page dedicated to the upcoming model.  While there are no new details in the text to speak of, there are quite a few new images of the car, […] More…

Nothing Leaves Stock Stuffs 2.5 TFSI in Quattro de Mayo-Bound First-Gen Audi TT

by on 28 April 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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We’ve seen and heard our fair share of TT’s, that doesn’t mean that we can’t still be pleasantly surprised at what owners are able to dream up, and shops are able to execute.  In a video sent our way yesterday afternoon, Nothing Leaves Stock’s Josh Paashaus did just that, providing proof of what he’d been telling […] More…

APR Releases RS Q3 2.5 TFSI ECU Upgrade

by on 27 April 2016 in Audi News

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APR is pleased to present the ultimate engine control unit (ECU) upgrade for the 2.5T engine! APR’s ECU Upgrades are the best dollar-per-horsepower modification one can make to the 2.5T engine. The upgrades dramatically increase horsepower and torque, making for an exceptionally quicker and more exciting vehicle. This is made possibly through APR’s optimization of […] More…

APR Releases Stage 1 ECU Upgrade for Audi RS3 2.5 TFSI

by on 26 April 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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APR is pleased to present the ultimate engine control unit (ECU) upgrade for the 2.5T engine! APR’s ECU Upgrades are the best dollar-per-horsepower modification one can make to the 2.5T engine. The upgrades dramatically increase horsepower and torque, making for an exceptionally quicker and more exciting vehicle. This is made possibly through APR’s optimization of […] More…

OETTINGER Boosts Audi RS 3 to 520hp

by on 21 April 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Not content with Audi’s already powerful 2.5 TFSI, OETTINGER has released an optimized version of the RS 3 with an extremely impressive 520hp on tap.  By modifying the turbocharger, intake routing, and exhaust system, OETTINGER says that their car will do 0-62mph in the neighborhood of 3.3 seconds, depending on wheel and tire choice.  But for those […] More…

Video: Audi’s Upcoming RS 4 and TT RS Testing on the Nurburgring

by on 13 April 2016 in Video

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We’ve been seeing quite a few camouflaged Audis roaming around the Rhineland this week, so it was only a matter of time until one of them was caught lapping the famous Nürburgring Nordschleife.  Late last night, a tip came in from Car Spy News that they’d seen the upcoming RS 4 doing just that, capturing […] More…

Spied: Audi TT RS Seen Without Camouflage

by on 10 March 2016 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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About the same time our friends at CarPix spied Audi’s new R8 Spyder cruising topless around Germany, the folks at SpyShots.nl were doing some picture taking of their own.  Now, we’re not sure if the vinyl camouflage application team had the day off, but seeing both the R8 and the forthcoming TT RS not just […] More…

Geneva 2016: MTM Brings RS 3 R to Geneva

by on 29 February 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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With their 502hp RS 3 R, German tuning firm MTM has brought quite the formidable booth mate for their S8 Talladega R.  Starting with a Nardo Grey RS 3, MTM has fitted a larger turbocharger, free flowing valved exhaust system, intercooler upgrade and custom software, allowing for 0-62mph times in the mid three-second range.  To […] More…

Second Generation TT RS Spied Testing… with Manual Transmission

by on 9 February 2016 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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We’ve been hearing for quite some time that Audi was hard at work on a successor to the extremely impressive TT RS, and thanks to Andreas from CarPix, we now have images.  Hidden in plain sight as a Vegas Yellow TTS, this TT RS test mule was spotted in Sweden undergoing cold weather testing, and […] More…

Incredible Power from Five Cylinders: The 367hp Audi RS Q3 performance

by on 4 February 2016 in Audi News

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More power, specific exterior details and an exclusive interior package: These are the key features that make the Audi RS Q3 performance* the premium brand’s new top model in the compact SUV segment. The new Audi RS Q3 performance joins the RS 6 Avant performance* and the RS 7 Sportback performance* as the third member of the RS performance family. As the sporty […] More…