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Abt Sportsline with Improved Audi TT and 400 hp Volkswagen Golf R at Wörthersee

by on 14 May 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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According to Hollywood, the ancient Greeks didn’t need more than 300 Spartan foot soldiers to keep a mighty army at bay. If you want to come to fame at the Austrian Wörthersee event at Reifnitz from 13 – 16 May, you need a few more troops. And fast cavalry only, please. More…

Abt Sportsline for the New Audi TT Roadster

by on 12 May 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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When the new Audi TT Roadster removes its top, it will get breezy! After all, even in the four-cylinder 2.0 TFSI, 230 hp (169 kW) make for high wind speeds indeed. Now, ABT Sportsline upgrades the car – as with the coupé – to a mighty 310 hp (228 kW), no less than the production-type TTS, which, incidentally, ABT Sportsline beats by 440 to 370 Nm. “And to make you even more certain of its quality, I issue a comprehensive guarantee to go with this ABT Power New Generation uprating. This guarantee is now valid in many European countries,” says CEO Hans-Jürgen Abt. More…

Highway Rivals: ABT Lends the S6 an Almost RS6-Like 550 HP

by on 7 May 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Audi RS6 beats the S6? This former wisdom is now almost rendered obsolete by ABT Sportsline, which launches a performance package putting the sporty S6 near the same level as its supersporty cousin. “With ABT Power New Generation we much raise the pulse and the Avant or limo’s performance, too,” says a pleased CEO Hans Jürgen Abt. Instead of […] More…

Abt Audi RS Q3 AutoBild Allrad Readers’ Poll – Theo Award for the Best Tuner

by on 7 May 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Two awards! While ABT Sportsline didn’t have a booth of its own at this year’s Tuning World Bodensee (30.03.-03.04.), the globally largest tuner of cars produced by the Volkswagen Group got two important awards presented in the context of this famous German trade fair: the “Yokohama 4×4 Award“ and “Theo Award“. “We are very proud that ABT Sportsline enjoys so much confidence and name recognition,” says CEO Hans-Jürgen Abt. More…

Audi Sport News Update: Privateer

by on 6 April 2015 in Motorsport

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All the latest news from the world of independent motorsport teams campaigning Audi cars, Audi-powered racers or known Audi drivers. More…

Formula E: Give Lucas di Grassi or Loic Duval More Power with Fanboost

by on 13 March 2015 in Motorsport

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We’re in Miami this week to check out the first of two American rounds of the new FIA Formula E series. This open wheel series isn’t supported directly by Audi, but Abt Sportsline does field a team, with one car driven by Lucas di Grassi and his Le Mans teammate Loic Duval will also contest the race with California-based Dragon Racing. Interestingly, the series’ FanBoost program offers folks at home the chance to directly give either of these two drivers extra power on the track.
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Latest Abt Sportsline Audi RS 6-R with 730 hp Debuts at Geneva

by on 2 March 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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The “Daytona grey matt“ paintwork of the ABT RS6-R to be shown in Geneva says it all: with 730 hp/ 537 kW this estate’s engine is more powerful than the NASCAR racers over there in America. And its top speed of 320 kph is also quite something. But all these potent figures should not let us forget that the new ABT RS6-R is also a visual highlight. After all, the car is based upon the Audi RS6 facelift presented at the end of 2014. ”On this fit occasion, with new lamps for example, our extensive body kit really comes into its own,” says Hans-Jürgen Abt, CEO of the globally largest tuner of cars produced by the Volkswagen Group. More…

Abt Sportsline with Fast Gunmetal Bullet Audi TT at Geneva Motor Show

by on 2 March 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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The matt wrap in “gunmetal” makes the new Audi TT come into its own. Combined with the body parts by ABT Sportsline the sport coupé from Ingolstadt becomes as assertive as it becomes a super sports car. “And this means there has to be power and performance,” says CEO Hans-Jürgen Abt: “With this exhibition model we show how much potential there is even in the 2.0 TFSI quattro, which we have upgraded to the level of the production TTS.“
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Abt Sportsline Introduces New ABT FR Alloy Wheel

by on 25 February 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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ABT Sportsline – that name stands for automotive creations from Bavaria that are sporty, elegant and extravagant in a unique way. And this extra touch, added even to top models, is also provided by the alloy wheel ABT FR. It doesn’t only combine sportiness and elegance but is also of the utmost quality, with a top sealant to boot. “After the new DR and ER the FR continues our wheel alphabet and adds new design characteristics,“ says CEO Hans-Jürgen Abt. More…

A New Factory for Unique Cars – ABT Individual

by on 12 February 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Customised shoes, bespoke suits, a stand-alone piece of furniture – all such things do not only fascinate us, they really touch us. “We hold hand-made solitaires very dear,“ says Hans-Jürgen Abt, CEO of the globally largest tuner of VW and Audi cars. Since cars are of special importance to many people, what he wanted was […] More…

Essen 2014: New Audi TT Coupé by Abt Sportsline

by on 1 December 2014 in Audi News

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The Audi TT’s original shape with its curved roof is a real design classic. More pronounced and geared to the zeitgeist, a brand new edition will now be seen in showrooms. At the German Essen Motor Show 2014, ABT Sportsline will feature its interpretation of this racy Audi coupé, a world premiere. “The purist body gives us a lot of leeway for differentiation”, says CEO Hans-Jürgen Abt. At its booth at the Essen Motor Show, the globally largest tuner of cars produced by the Volkswagen and Audi Group will therefore present a comprehensive body kit for this new edition, which is in line with a number of TT conversions by ABT Sportsline for both public roads and race tracks, including the DTM touring car winner ABT TT-R from 2002, driven by Laurent Aiello. No less spectacular were the derived road versions TT Limited, TT Limited Widebody and Limited II, which, given their small number, show real collector’s potential. And of course ABT also has two attractive performance and styling packages for the 2nd TT generation. 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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