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Jon Olsson’s Audi RS 6 Undergoes DTM-Inspired Transformation

by on 26 November 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News Audi Driver

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If you were ever curious as to what we’d do if we had unlimited funds, look no further than Jon Olsson’s car collection.  Over the past few years, he has become notorious for driving highly modified Audis, Lamborghinis, and even something of his own creation to tool about town, regardless of weather conditions.  As a […] More…

Essen 2014: Abt Sportsline Plans Powerhouse plus World Premiere

by on 26 November 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Two impressive Audis, including a real world premiere based on a sporty Coupé made in Ingolstadt, will be shown at the Continental/ABT Sportsline booth A155 in Hall 3 at this years’ Essen Motor Show.
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Driven: 2016 Audi S6 Sedan (Europe)

by on 25 November 2014 in Reviews & Road Tests

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When it comes to performance Audis, we consider the S6 and its lineage to remain the brand’s “true north”. Over the years, things like consumer tastes change. Badges move to new nomenclature, supercars get launched and are subsequentally driven by super heroes, Avants become passé to some, while 4-door coupés prove lower slung and more sultry. Even through all of this, the S6 sedan remains, steadfast in its mission of bringing supercar challenging pace to the ever present form of a four door executive sedan. It is the model by which audi can measure its direction as readily as that little engraved “N” on your compass will help you find your way in a dense forest. More…

MTM Teases Audi RS 8 with New S8 Talladega Build

by on 24 November 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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The Essen Motor Show is about to begin and as such the big German tuning houses have begun to reveal some of their latest work. First up is MTM and this very interesting S8 Talladega build. Though they don’t call it an RS 8, you get the picture with RS-inspired bumper design, carbon fiber accents and even hexagonal stitching on the seats. Oh yeah, it’s got 760 hp. More…

Driven: 2015 Audi S6 sedan – Tackling Los Angeles via S-car

by on 21 November 2014 in Audi News On Location

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“How do I get to Mullholland from here?”, I yelled quizzically  into the garage of an old school gas station that still does repairs. “Uh”, the attendant replied, “you can either go left or right… you’ll run into it eventually.” My mouth said “thanks”, but my mind was subconsciously muttering something comprised of four letters.  The smugness […] More…

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

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…

Project S7: Prepping for SEMA 2014 and APR Stage 2

by on 28 October 2014 in Project S7

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Today, we finalize Project S7 preparation for SEMA 2014 in just under a week with a few updates. First among them in our #SEMAprep are the fine folks at APR Tuned who have design one devilishly fast Stage 2+ power upgrade we’ve just added. More…

Milltek Sport Releases Performance Exhaust for Audi S8 4.0 TFSI

by on 8 October 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Milltek Sport has announced the release of their Performance Exhaust system for the Audi S8 4.0 TFSI, constructed from 2.75″ stainless steel piping designed specifically to unleash the S8’s true exhaust note.  Building off of lessons learned from S6 and S7 exhaust development, Milltek was able to create a system which bellows under full throttle, […] More…

Paris Spotlight: New Audi S7 Sportback

by on 6 October 2014 in Audi News Events News

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The Audi A7/S7/RS 7 family facelift may have been revealed as far back as June, but this month’s Paris Motor Show is where the cars hit the stage of one of the biggest industry motor shows and also alongside their A6/S6/RS 6 counterparts. Among the mix in Paris was this white S7 with Audi Exclusive interior. More…

First Drive: 2015 Audi A8 & S8 Model Range

by on 17 July 2014 in Reviews & Road Tests

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Some of the most expensive real estate in America, stunningly beautiful scenery, and a focus on recreation… like skiing or snowboarding. Aspen, the winter playground for the rich and famous, seems like as good a place as any to sample the new and improved A8/S8 range from Audi. More…

Bentley Announces 572hp Continental GT3-R, Powered by Audi’s 4.0 TFSI

by on 17 June 2014 in Boutique Brands

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Bentley has officially announced their highest powered production vehicle ever- the Continental GT3-R, which also happens to feature the highest horsepower production variant of Audi’s 4.0 TFSI we’ve seen thus far.  In the GT3-R, the 4.0 TFSI makes 572hp, which is 12hp more than the when placed in the 560hp Audi RS 6 and RS 7 with […] More…

King of the Road: 640hp ABT Sportsline Tuned Audi S8

by on 9 May 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Bavarian King Ludwig II loved architectural extravaganzas, as you can tell by his fairytale castles. But if he were alive and drive a car he would certainly not only like Neuschwanstein but also the excellent “wagon maker” ABT Sportsline, the globally leading tuner of vehicles produced by the Volkswagen Group, which would be able to […] More…