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Uber RS: Rico Dieling’s Incredible RS2 Avant

posted by on 12 September 2014 in Feature Cars

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Coming from many years in the aftermarket scene, Rico Dieling has lived through the trends that we remember fondly, and some that we’d like to forget. While some of those trends (and cars) have come and gone, the one thing that Rico never took his eyes off of was his dream car, the Audi RS 2.

Neidfaktor Releases Carbon Fiber Inlays for the MQB Audi A3 and S3

posted by on 9 September 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Hamburg-based Neidfaktor may have rose to prominence with their RS 6 and R8 tailoring, but they haven’t forgotten about the more affordable Audi models.  With their release of a Carbon Fiber trim package for the MQB-generation Audi A3 and S3, the German tailoring firm continues to launch new products that are within reach of the […] More…

“Big Weave” Carbon Fiber Trim from OCarbon

posted by on 8 September 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Carbon fiber as interior decorative inlay dates back to the B4/C4 era at Audi. And, while often though of as a very modern material, the overall look of carbon fiber trim hasn’t changed much over several generations of Audi. In the meantime, the carbon fiber experts at OCarbon have been taking bolder liberties with the material. Up until now we’ve seen W weave, red-flecked weave and gold-flecked wave trims from OCarbon.

Neidfaktor Audi S6 Carbon Fiber Fascia Installed Pic

posted by on 28 August 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Earlier this week we reported on an interesting tailored exterior look for the S6. Essentially, the team at Neidfaktor in Hamburg, Germany made a custom carbon fiber segment for the framed off lower portion of the fascia to the Audi S6. Studio shots of the front bumper component on which it was fitted were posted to the firm’s Facebook fan page and we ran with the story from there. More…

Tailor-Made Carbon Fiber Front Fascia for S6 and A6 S-line from Neidfaktor

posted by on 26 August 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Hey current-gen S6 and A6 S line owners, get out your “Shut Up and Take My Money” memes and get ready to post them. The illustrious Audi tailors of Hamburg, Germany known as Neidfkator have come up with one of the coolest exterior carbon fiber applications we’ve seen to date… and it fits your cars. More…

APR Releases Carbon Fiber Intake System for MQB 1.8 TFSI and 2.0 TFSI Powered Vehicles

posted by on 17 July 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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The APR Carbon Fiber Intake System is an attractive high performance upgrade for the latest 1.8T and 2.0T engines as found in various MQB platform vehicles. 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… Audi RS 7 Build Takes Tailoring to New Level

posted by on 31 January 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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There seems to be a growing trend in the German Audi aftermarket and one that seems to follow in the vein of Audi Exclusive. While many traditional tuners have focused on under hood or under chassis modifications, some new firms are instead offering up OEM-like quality in augmenting modern Audis or tailoring them even more fully to an owner’s specific aesthetic.

Driven: 2014 Audi RS 7

posted by on 12 December 2013 in Reviews & Road Tests

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When it comes to the Audi RS 7, I plead the 5th. I refuse to recount who’s driving or the exact state (other than heady euphoria) in which we’re driving, somewhere near the California/Nevada border. I refuse to reveal any of these details on the grounds they may incriminate my co-driver or me as we blast down a lonely stretch of long and straight tarmac at 140 mph while tucked behind a second grey RS 7.

#SEMATeaser Video: Project Audi S7 Bellows Through New Titanium Exhaust

posted by on 1 November 2013 in Aftermarket & Tuner News Video

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As you read this, our Project Audi S7 is getting some last updates, including a plentiful helping of tape masking at the front for a barnstorming run through the weekend in a decidedly Vegas direction. It’ll be on display at SEMA, which is awesome. It’s got new updates (more later today), but these will include a new titanium exhaust from Brink Motorsports that Nick couldn’t help shooting some quick video so we could convey the car’s new audible note. More…

Akrapovic Release Slip-on Line Exhaust for Audi R8 5.2 FSI V10 Coupe/Spyder Facelift

posted by on 29 October 2013 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Akrapovič once again updates its replacement performance exhaust range with a new Slip-On Line muffler to suit the latest generation (MY2013-14) Audi R8 5.2 FSI Coupé and Spyder powered by the widely acclaimed V10 5.2-litre quattro engine. More…

Neidfaktor Hamburg Tailored Audi RS 6 Avant for the Discerning Enthusiast

posted by on 3 October 2013 in Aftermarket & Tuner News Audi News

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We’re big fans of Neidfaktor Hamburg, for their OE quality tailoring of models like the Audi R8. Turns out they’re expanding and this RS 6 Avant takes their work to a whole new level. More…