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Factory Carbon Fiber Upgrades for Audi A3/S3/RS 3

by on 2 July 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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There are just so many reasons to love the latest MQB-based Audi A3/S3/RS 3 range. Dynamically, the new MQB architecture is fantastic, made even better by robust and highly tunable engines. It seems obvious that owners will be building, tailoring and tuning these cars. Audi knows that, and it’s why you see cool factory upgrades like these carbon fiber components direct from the factory. More…

CO2 Dips to 89G/km in New 83 mpg Audi A3 TDI ultra

by on 27 May 2015 in Audi News

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New Audi A3 1.6 TDI ultra models combining 83mpg capability with emissions of just 89g/km join the A3 range this month alongside new 1.6 TDI quattro and 2.0 TDI quattro 150PS variants. All are available to order now priced from £20,865 OTR. More…

HPA TouchMotion AWD Programmer for Gen.1 Haldex 4-motion Systems

by on 26 May 2015 in Audi News

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Compatibility  Audi A3/S3 Quattro (Mk1), Audi TT Quattro (Mk1), Seat Leon 4, Seat Alhambra, Skoda Octavia 4×4, VW Golf R32 (Mk4), VW Bora AWD, VW Sharan AWD, VW Beetle RSi The TouchMotion AWD Programmer (TMAP) from HPA Motorsports is a plug and play device compatible with Gen.1 Haldex 4-motion controllers. Designed to be fully compatible with both […] More…

Audi A3 Sedan style package at Wörthersee 2015

by on 13 May 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News Audi News

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The style package for the A3 family includes attention-grabbing features. These start with side sills, rear diffuser and rear apron – all available in brilliant black, or by request, in the color of the car. More…

Audi Sets 52nd Consecutive Monthly U.S. Sales Record in April 2015

by on 1 May 2015 in Audi News

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Audi reported that its April 2015 sales increased 7.5% to 16,827 vehicles, a total that stands as the brand’s 52nd straight month of record U.S. sales. More…

New Carbon Fiber Console for MQB Audi A3, S3 & RS 3 from Neidfaktor

by on 27 April 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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The carbon fiber craftsmen at Neidfaktor are at it again, making another seriously yearn-worthy component for the MQB / type 8V Audi A3, S3 and RS 3 family. This time around, they’ve re-covered the main center console body in carbon fiber. More…

Video: Matt Farah’s One Take of Audi A3 TDI Sportback in Malibu Canyons

by on 9 April 2015 in Audi Driver Video

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Matt Farah of The Smoking Tire fame has been running a series of video reports on cars called “One Take”. The formula is simple, Matt meets up with an owner and takes their car for a spin. In this case, he meets up with the owner of an A3 TDI and runs the car down Encinal Canyon Road in Malibu. More…

Audi Returns as Tony Stark’s Vehicle of Choice in Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

by on 1 April 2015 in Audi News

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Audi continues partnership with Marvel Entertainment for May 1 release of Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron Featured models include the all-new 2016 R8, 2015 TTS and 2015 A3 Cabriolet Audi to release excusive  digital content for Avengers fans Herndon, VA– Audi and Marvel Studios join forces once again for the release of Avengers: Age of Ultron, […] More…

Video: Inspirational Audi R8 Owner Talks about Being an Enthusiast with Disabilities

by on 25 March 2015 in Audi Driver Video

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When we first hatched the idea for our Audi Driver series, the idea was simply to highlight interesting people who own the cars we love. Often this means the person is a celebrity, actor or athlete. Fame isn’t the only thing that makes people interesting and worth reading about though, and that is well exemplified by R8 owner Wayne Simpson.
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Carbon Fiber Shell Seatbacks for latest Audi A3 / S3 / RS 3 from Carbon Works Berlin

by on 24 March 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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When Audi introduced the idea of a shell backed seat to its owners in the form of an uber cool Recaro design that began during the B7 era, it did so to add lightness. Those seats, never brought to America, have nevertheless enjoyed highly-sought-after status amongst enthusiasts almost more for their aesthetic. Behind their embracing bolsters was this hard shell that has been used as a stylistic accent, color matched and even done in carbon fiber. Yes they grip, but they also look ridiculously cool. More…

CarBuyer Celebrates the Audi A3 with Two Trophies for the Sportback and Cabriolet

by on 10 March 2015 in Audi News

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A3 Sportback wins Carbuyer Best Small Luxury Car award A3 Cabriolet awarded Best Convertible Pricing starts from £26,085 OTR for the cabriolet rising to £35,265 OTR, Sportback versions priced from £19,195 OTR to £30,525 OTR High performance ‘S’ version of both variants available Full-blown RS version of A3 Sportback available from March Audi has secured […] More…

2015 Audi A3 and Q3 Named to KBB.com 10 Best Luxury Cars under $35,000

by on 10 March 2015 in Audi News

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The Audi A3 and Q3 have been named to the 2015 KBB.com list. Kelley Blue Book’s 10 Best Luxury Cars under $35,000 list recognizes vehicles with exceptional standard equipment, fuel economy and performance. More…