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quattro GmbH Boss Killing Manuals and Adding SUVs & EVs Says Meiners

by on 28 July 2015 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos via Fourtitude

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We suspect there’ll be plenty to debate over two recent stories by Jens Meiners. The German auto journalist has filed two reports, one in Car & Driver and one in Automotive News, suggesting quattro GmbH boss Heinz Hollerweger confirmed rumors like the death of the manual transmission, more differentiation, more SUVs and EVs from quattro GmbH. There’s a […] More…

RS 4 Avant and/or RS 5 Sportback Intel, Plus Speculation on USA from quattro GmbH Boss

by on 13 July 2015 in Audi News

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Last week Car & Driver was in Portugal to drive the new R8, and while there they managed some time with quattro GmbH boss Heinz Hollerweger. During that discussion, C&D turned to the subject of the RS 4 and RS 5. Hollerweger was surprisingly forthcoming on plans and further hints of plans, including specifics for the USA.
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Audi Exclusive Apple Green Metallic RS 7 at Audi Forum Neckarsulm

by on 3 July 2015 in Audi Exclusive

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One of our favorite elements of the Audi brand is its willingness to tailor a bespoke model to the tastes of a buyer willing to pay a premium for a unique car. Nowhere is this better exemplified than the Audi Forum Neckarsulm who posted photos to Facebook this week of an Audi RS 7 in a new color – Apple Green Metallic.
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Audi RS 4 and RS 5 B8 Production Will End in July

by on 26 June 2015 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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Perhaps it is to be expected given the B9 A4 is set to be revealed early next week, but a rumor from GTSpirit.com suggests that Audi will end production of its B8-generation RS 4 Avant, RS 5 Coupé and RS 5 Cabriolet models as soon as next month.
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Audi’s 2.5 TFSI Voted International Engine of the Year for Sixth Time

by on 18 June 2015 in Audi News

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Latest 2.5 TFSI makes Audi RS 3 Sportback the most powerful premium car in the compact segment Board Member for Technical Development, Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg: “The 2.5 TFSI in the new Audi RS 3 Sportback is the epitome of automotive passion” Eleventh consecutive class victory for Audi Ingolstadt/Stuttgart, GERMANY- The Audi 2.5-liter TFSI engine is […] More…

New Audi RS 6 Avant and RS 7 Sportback Land in Australia

by on 28 May 2015 in Audi News

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The storming pair of heavy-hitters at the very top-end of the Audi Sport RS range, the RS 6 Avant and RS 7 Sportback, are back in Australia. New lighting and infotainment technology, along with greater fuel efficiency, make these incredible vehicles even more desirable. More…

Like Coffee? Love the Audi RS 6? Check this out from the Audi Forum Neckarsulm

by on 12 May 2015 in Audi Exclusive

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You have to hand it to Audi Exclusive. quattro GmbH’s own department for tailoring cars differently seems quite adept at finding new color codes in order to put a different take on a familiar car. Take for example this Audi RS 6 Avant that just went on display at the Audi Forum Neckarsulm. The color is called Mocha Latte. More…

New Audi RS 3 Galleries & Video Following Vallelunga Launch

by on 13 April 2015 in PhotoGraphic Video

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Given Audi activated their consumer market configurator last week, it is perhaps no surprise that we’re now receiving assets from the car’s launch for the European press. Be jealous. Journalists from Europe get to flog the new car, along with the original Sport quattro, at an event based at the Vallelunga circuit in Italy. Jerks. More…

Yellow Audi R8 V10 plus Neckarsulm Update: More Pics & Color Identified

by on 27 March 2015 in Audi Exclusive

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Our friends over at the Audi Forum Neckarsulm continue to tease us this week with the fantastic toys that are regularly appearing on their Audi Exclusive showroom floor. Yesterday they dropped a few photos of the above R8, and today they offer even more with just  a bit more information. As you may know, the […] More…

Audi Forum Neckarsulm’s Yellow New R8 Pics are Photographic Equal to Deion Sander High Stepping

by on 26 March 2015 in Audi Exclusive

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Remember Deion Sanders? He was the guy who played in the NFL and MLB, and was so fast that few could touch him. He’d high step into the end zone while everyone else just tried to keep up. The Audi Forum Neckarsulm… when it comes to dropping shots of the coolest and newest of Audi models… yeah… they’re the Deion Sanders of that. This yellow Audi R8 proves it. More…

Retrospective: 1996 Audi S6 plus

by on 26 February 2015 in Miscellaneous Features

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Back in the 1990s, Audi had assembled their own internal skunkworks and incorporated at its own entity. quattro GmbH was born, and with it came the first in a line of the highest performance and highly tailored Audi exclusive vehicles. First out of the gate, after a restoration of a Sport quattro for a wealthy client, was the development of the S6 plus that hit the market in 1996. More…

UK Spec Audi RS 3 Sportback Pricing Set with March Launch

by on 17 February 2015 in Audi News

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All new second generation RS 3 Sportback available to order in the UK from March 2015 priced at £39,950 OTR – first customer deliveries in summer Most powerful production five-cylinder engine in Audi RS history with 367PS and 465Nm from 1,625rpm to 5,550rpm 0 – 62mph in 4.3 seconds – 0.3 seconds faster than the […] More…