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Audi S6 and S7 Get an ‘Evolution’ from Akrapovič

posted by on 21 July 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Audi’s S6 Avant, Saloon, and S7 Sportback models have been given the Akrapovič treatment, with totally new Evolution exhaust systems developed for the German high-performance cars. The Audi ‘S’ models feature a V8 power-plant. The addition of the latest system from Akrapovič’s Evolution line of high performance products will increase the power and torque levels […] More…

Tech Firm Cruise Designs Aftermarket Piloted Driving Unit for Audi Models

posted by on 17 July 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Depending on who you ask, cars with automated or piloted driving is either a hot new technology that’s either just down the road, or perhaps already arrived. Google made big news when it sent out a group of driverless Toyota Prii in a grand experiment and plans oval-shaped controlless cars in just a few short years, while Audi and partners at the Volkswagen Group and Stanford University have been tackling places like Pike’s Peak with a driverless TT. Now, it seems there’s a Silicon Valley-based startup named Cruise who aims to beat them to the punch with their new bolt-on automated driving unit currently tailored specifically for certain Audi vehicles.

APR Releases ECU Upgrade for MQB Platform 2.0 TFSI Cars

posted by on 17 July 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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APR is pleased to present the ultimate engine control unit (ECU) upgrade for the Generation 3, 2.0 TSI engine as found in the MQB platform vehicles. APR’s ECU upgrade is available in octane-specific variations and is conveniently flashed to the vehicle’s factory ECU through the OBD-II port without any physical modification to the factory ECU. More…

APR Releases Upgraded Valve Spring System for TFSI and FSI Engines.

posted by on 16 July 2014 in Audi News

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APR is pleased to present the APR Valve Spring System. The APR Valve Spring System is a high performance, lightweight upgrade designed to increase valve control and eradicate valve float common on many applications. APR’s design specifications called for a valve spring, retainer and spring seat combination that doesn’t overpower and snap the OEM valves […] More…

Akrapovič Designs an ‘Evolution’ for the Latest Audi RS 6 Avant and RS 7 Sportback

posted by on 16 July 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Akrapovič has launched the latest in its range of Evolution exhaust systems, with two superb new products designed for Audi’s flagship RS models. More…

Rieger Tuning Gives Audi A5/S5 Sportback an RS Look

posted by on 8 July 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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German tuning house Rieger Tuning has released a set of photos of their B8.5 A5/S5 Sportback body kit. Not surprisingly, the kit is identical to the firm’s fitments for coupe and cabriolet styles… and that’s just fine. More…

Redefining Timeless Styles: Introducing the HRE RS1

posted by on 11 June 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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HRE has proven itself as the industry standard for forged performance wheels, whether battling the 13,000 foot climb at Pikes Peak or taking on America’s toughest road courses. Always striving to offer the highest levels of refinement and quality needed to complement the newest performance and luxury cars, the latest line of three-piece wheels—the Series […] More…

Worthersee 2014 Photo Gallery: Day 6

posted by on 18 May 2014 in Events News

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With the first weekend having arrived, our UK contributor Si Gray reports that the number of people on location in Worthersee has exploded. According to Si, he’s “never seen it so busy”… and we’re still over a week away from the main days. Activity at the petrol station was still strong at 1AM when he returned to his lodging. More…

Worthersee 2014 Photo Gallery: Day 5

posted by on 16 May 2014 in Events News

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Heading into the weekend, the crowd has picked up in Worthersee. Word from UK contributor Si Gray who’s been on the ground there all week is that the cue at the petrol station is an hour long. Such is life this time of year in that particular little Austrian hamlet… but at least you can check out some intensely cool cars while you wait.

Worthersee 2014: Event Index

posted by on 16 May 2014 in 2014 Wörthersee Tour

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Follow along with our ongoing coverage of the 2014 Worthersee Treffen. More…

Worthersee 2014 Photo Gallery: Day 4

posted by on 16 May 2014 in Audi News

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“They’re starting to charge for parking at the Eni petrol station,” says our UK-based photographer Si Gray who’s been on location at Worthersee in Austria for four days now. What this means for enthusiast Audi owners also in Worthersee is that it’s time to spread out to other points in the area. What that means for readers is that the onslaught of German automobile enthusiasts into the small lakeside town has officially begun. It’s on like Donkey Kong. More…

2B ur q. Widebody quattro by 2Bennett Audimotive

posted by on 15 May 2014 in Feature Cars

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Located just outside of Sacremento, California, 2Bennett Audimotive specializes in Audis of all ages. Their true bread and butter, however, is restorations. And by restorations we mean making insane yet tasteful creations like this ur quattro.