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MTM Tunes Audi RS 6 Avant

posted by on 14 November 2013 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Its full name: Audi RS6 4.0 TFSI quattro; and even it doesn’t exactly hang around when its bi-turbo eight-cylinder engine is suitably motivated. 560 hp and 700 Nm of torque make for irresistible traction. This Avant accelerates from a standing start to 100 km/h in not even four seconds. But despite that – Roland Mayer and his MTM team have done their stuff and breathed even more life into the power bundle – the current version boasts 722 hp and 885 Nm. This knocks a few tenths of a second off the sprint to 100 km/h, now achieved in exactly 3.3 seconds, 200 km/h is clocked in 11.3 seconds and on its way to its top speed of 340 km/h the 250 km/h mark is passed in a shade under 19 seconds.
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Audi S8 by MTM

posted by on 16 October 2013 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Parked on the pier of Monte Carlo’s harbour, its restrained elegance might be overlooked: at first glance an Audi S8, black, long and crouching on fat paws: 305/30 ZR 21, fitted on 10.5 inch wide mtm bimoto wheels. Majestic even when stationary, blending with the backdrop of the beautiful and fast yachts, as if to the manner born. However, a second glance espies three tell-tale letters testifying to this saloon’s special status. mtm, a discreet white on black, is to be discerned forward of the rear wheel housing. Namely, a special Audi S8, one from the high tech laboratory of mtm, a stone’s throw from the premium manufacturer in Ingolstadt.
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GT Sprint International Series: MTM Team and Thomas Schöffler Win the Title for Audi

posted by on 15 October 2013 in Motorsport

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Thomas Schöffler converted his large advantage in the GT Sprint International Series into the title win in the season’s finale at Vallelunga. The German, who was assisted in the title hunt in the Audi R8 LMS of Team MTM by his Swedish colleague Johan Kristoffersson, only required an eighth and a ninth place. After eight race weekends, Schöffler has collected 226 points on his tally and thus has 28 more than his closest rival. More…

2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed: Audi Perspective

posted by on 16 July 2013 in Events Coverage Events News Video Vintage & Youngtimer News

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Bucket list worthy. That’s the general consensus about the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The event is a four-day extravaganza of all that is good in motoring and motorsport, held on the expansive Goodwood Estate in the UK and centering around a 1.16 mile hillclimb attended by 185,000 spectators over the course of the weekend. Over these four days, 150 star drivers and riders present no less than 500 vehicles… certainly an impressive mix to help celebrate the 20th annual running of this must-see event. Not surprisingly, Goodwood is a staple on the annual automotive calendar and a key date for both Audi Tradition and Audi UK.
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GT Sprint International Series: Zolder

posted by on 26 June 2013 in Motorsport

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On the fourth race weekend of the GT Sprint International Series at Zolder, the Belgian Laurens Vanthoor on his first run at the wheel of the Audi R8 LMS of Team MTM clinched a two-fold success. In the first race on Saturday, he clinched second place together with the German Thomas Schöffler at his home round. In the second race on Sunday, the duo repeated its podium success by taking second place again. More…

MTM Audi A1 Nardo Wins at Sport Auto Readers’ Choice in the Compact Car Tuning Category

posted by on 13 June 2013 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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sport auto readers have once again honoured this masterpiece of the mtm tuning studio. They voted it the winner in the “compact car tuning” category. In all, 15,353 sport auto readers took part in the poll. More…

Nokian-MTM Audi RS 6 Breaks World Record for Top Speed on Ice (208.602 mph/ 335.713 km/h)

posted by on 3 April 2013 in Aftermarket & Tuner News Industry News Motorsport Video

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Motorists hate black ice like the devil hates holy water. No wonder, because when the going is icy, directional stability is all too often an unpredictable lottery. With its Hakkapeliitta 8 studded tyre, Finnish tyre manufacturer Nokian, traditionally committed to this cold problem area, has provided impressive proof that it is possible to drive at blistering speed, under control and in a straight line even on an icy surface. The Finn Janne Laitinen clocked 331.61 km/h on the thick ice sheet of the Gulf of Bothnia on 6 March 2011. More…

2013 Geneva Motor Show Coverage

posted by on 4 March 2013 in 2013 Geneva Motor Show

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MTM Confirms Audi R8 V10 Biturbo for Geneva Motor Show

posted by on 21 February 2013 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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German Audi tuner MTM is a regular at Geneva – whether showing off their own tuned four-ringers or getting involved with previous boutique brand launches that are so common at the Swiss motor show – Gumpert and Hispano Suiza come to mind. This year MTM returns to their usual spot prominently in the center of […] More…

MTM Audi S6 – A Boost of Power at the Touch of a Button

posted by on 8 February 2013 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Good news for all those who find that the 420 hp in the Audi S6-C7 4.0 TFSI quattro sometimes just doesn’t have enough grip. In the high-tech studio of Wettstetten manufacturer MTM, a power pack has been created that, when needed, releases a tremendous thrust power: 555 instead of 420 hp and a torque of […] More…

MTM Audi R8 V10 quattro

posted by on 14 November 2012 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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MTM’s upgrade programme for the R8 aims to maximise the full potential inherent in Audi’s aluminium bodied, mid-engined supercar in both Coupe and Spyder forms. The 5.2-litre V10 motor shared with the Lamborghini Gallardo is significantly throttled in the R8. MTM release the latent horsepower and more with an ECU remap and sports exhaust. Apart […] More…

Feature: 200+ mph Audi A1. MTM’s A1 Nardo

posted by on 24 October 2012 in Feature Cars

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When Audi built the A1 clubsport quattro for the Austrian enthusiast gathering at Worthersee, it set about construction of the ultimate tuned A1. That car, with full bodywork by the Audi Design Team, 2.5 TFSI swapped engine and quattro before there ever was a production A1 quattro, set afire the hearts of Audi enthusiast around […] More…