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Event Report: Worthersee 2014

posted by on 2 June 2014 in Events Coverage

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In 1939, Ferdinand Porsche purchased a summer home on the southern shore of Lake Worthersee, Austria. His grandson Ferdinand Piech still lives in the home, venturing to Reifnitz each May for an annual gathering of car enthusiasts. Yes, this is that Ferdiand Piech and yes, he goes to that car show named for the lake. More…

Audi Sport News Brief: WEC / Le Mans

posted by on 26 June 2013 in Motorsport

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Of course the news this week from the world of Audi Sport’s WEC program centers around the 24 Hours of Le Mans. And, while that news line is dominated by a hard fought race victory, many other activities went on during race week. Here is a summary.
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Piech Hints at Adding More Brands to Volkswagen Portfolio

posted by on 8 February 2013 in Audi News

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It never fails that comments made by Volkswagen Group Chairman Ferdinand Piech tend to be dissected to a level nearly unparalleled in the auto industry. Piech is the grandson of Ferdinand Porsche and the main man behind notable happenings as Audi’s move to quattro and the Porsche 917. He’s been the main catalyst for the […] More…

Even More Real World Photos of RS 6 from AutoGespot

posted by on 31 December 2012 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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A user in our forums (lupingranturismo) posted some new real-world photos of the RS 6 Avant and this time in red. An interesting detail of the car is that it is wearing Austrian plates. Normally an Audi test vehicle would wear German plates wearing HN or IN as its first two letters that designate its […] More…

Pilgrimage: Wörthersee Treffen 2012

posted by on 22 May 2012 in Events Coverage

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For years now I’ve had the Wörthersee Treffen in Reifnitz, Austria on my bucket list of shows I’ve wanted to attend. I’ve seen the photos, watched the videos and heard all the stories. So I finally bit the bullet and headed over to Austria to see what this show was all about.
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Event Report: Audi 100 Jahre Celebration in Ingolstadt

posted by on 30 July 2009 in Events Coverage

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With such northerly latitude, 5:00 pm in Munich feels like mid-afternoon in most of the USA’s lower 48. The sun still shines direct and hot as I am ushered into the back of a Q7 V12 TDI at the Kempinski Hotel on the grounds of the Munich Airport. It’s a quick blast north on the […] More…