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4 Season Test: 2013 TT S line competition – Winter Tires for quattro Weather

by on 17 December 2013 in 4-Season-2013-Audi-TT-S-line-competition

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A German engineer friend who works at one very familiar German automotive manufacturer once spoke of tires to us in these words. “Summer tires are optimized for summer and shit in the winter. Winter are optimized for winter and shit in the summer. All-season tires are shit in the summer and shit in the winter.”

#WotD: Samoa Autumn, Audi TT S line competition Wallpaper

by on 29 November 2013 in WOTD

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On this Thanksgiving holiday weekend in the USA, we find ourselves thinking of all things autumn. With that obvious theme in mind, we offer up shots from the most recent installment of our 4 Season Audi TT S line competition test series. Samoa Orange seems a fitting autumn hue, while the golden backdrop of a farm adds to the ambiance.

4 Season Test: 2013 Audi TT S line competition, Long Commutes & Impressing Designers

by on 27 November 2013 in 4-Season-2013-Audi-TT-S-line-competition

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Mileage has been going onto the TT a little more rapidly. It’s been used several times for the two-hour commute to Georgetown, Washington, DC – a task for which it seems supremely suited.

4 Season Test: 2013 Audi TT S line competition, Navigating The Great Pumpkin

by on 21 October 2013 in 4-Season-2013-Audi-TT-S-line-competition

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As we reposition the car, a woman walks up and is overcome. Given the circumstances and the orange and black paint scheme, she’s convinced the car is the ultimate Halloween mobile. More…

4 Season Test: 2013 Audi TT S line competition – Part 2

by on 30 May 2013 in 4-Season-2013-Audi-TT-S-line-competition

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No sooner had our 4 Season Test 2013 Audi TT S line competition arrived than we put it straight to work. Dodging a late winter snow here or there, we barely managed to get through the first thousand miles of going easy for “break in” before we headed on a 1K mile trip south to the 12 Hours of Sebring… and then back again.

4 Season Audi TT S line competition: Series Index

by on 29 April 2013 in 4-Season-2013-Audi-TT-S-line-competition

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A series covering the ownership experience of a 2013 Audi TT S line competition. Learn what it’s like to live day-to-day, plus a comprehensive look at subtle modifications, enhancements and changes that help tailor the car even more specifically to the enthusiast owner without the radical approach of a full-on show car or track special. More…

4 Season Test: 2013 Audi TT S line competition – Introduction

by on 26 April 2013 in 4-Season-2013-Audi-TT-S-line-competition Reviews & Road Tests

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“competition”. It is one of the latest designations in Audi’s repertoire of limited models. Near as we can tell it began with upgrade packages for the A1, and now Audi has begun to roll out some kitted models that bear the name. We were intrigued enough to add one to our fleet in the form of a TT.

Four Season Test Part 2: 2012 Audi R8 4.2 FSI MT6 #GotAnR8

by on 20 November 2012 in R8 2012 Reviews & Road Tests

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Early days with your first Audi R8 are a somewhat surreal adjustment… especially when that R8 is red. We’re not new to the experience of driving here or there in Audi’s four ring supercar, but the arrival of this particular R8 to our garage reset the bar. In front of home, in the office parking […] More…

4 Season Test: 2012 Audi R8 4.2 FSI quattro MT6 – Part 1, #GotAnR8

by on 23 October 2012 in R8 2012 Reviews & Road Tests

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“I’ve just ordered an R8,” I say over dinner while trying my best to wrestle down a Cheshire cat-like grin. My tablemate looks at me with a raised eyebrow More…

4 Season 2010 Audi S4 Report 7: Installing APR’s Reflective Sound Cancellation Exhaust

by on 16 December 2010 in Tech Procedures, FAQs & Installs

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Driving the Audi S4 around docilely throughout the day-to-day commute, it’s easy to forget that the car’s 3.0-liter V6 is supercharged. You have to listen with the audible tenacity of a recording engineer in order to say you hear any sort of whine from the Eaton supercharger unit underneath the hood and even then you’re […] More…

4 Season 2010 Audi S4 Report 6: Traversing the Summer Show Season

by on 5 November 2010 in Tech Procedures, FAQs & Installs

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One of the best facets of the summer season for many Audi owners is the sheer number of shows, events and get-togethers where like-minded enthusiasts can congregate and talk shop. Throughout the summer season we’ve attended many such events and have had the pleasure of doing so in our Audi Exclusive Suzuka Grey 2010 S4. […] More…

4 Season S5 Report 9: STaSIS Exhaust Upgrade

by on 12 October 2009 in Tech Procedures, FAQs & Installs

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13,605 miles -14,998 miles When living life with the Audi S5, it’s hard to find room for complaint. The car is comely enough to illicit a regular parade of admiration on the street and so refined, especially with Audi Drive Select set to Comfort, that you can easily forget its sporting intentions or the pedigree […] More…