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Auto Bild Hints at 400hp RS Q5 for Next Generation

by on 23 December 2015 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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This is an interesting one.  Earlier this week, Auto Bild published a piece about the technological advancements coming to the next-gen Q5- things like garage pilot, improved ergonomics and a claimed 20% weight loss.  And while that’s all wonderful, what really grabbed our attention was the claim of an upcoming RS Q5, with 2.5 TFSI […] More…

Rumor: Winkelmann to Head quattro GmbH, Former Scuderia Ferrari Boss to Lamborghini

by on 16 December 2015 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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A rumor in the Italian press suggests we’re about to see more executive transitions afoot at the Volkswagen Group. Specifically, this includes Audi-owned outposts quattro GmbH and Lamborghini. In short, the rumor suggests Lambo boss Stephan Winkelmann takes the helm at quattro GmbH and Stefano Domenicali will step in to replace him as chief of Lamborghini. More…

Audi RS 6 performance and Audi RS 7 performance Brochures & Configurator Live

by on 1 November 2015 in Audi News

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Audi caught enthusiasts by surprise earlier this month when it released its hotter RS 7 performance and RS 6 performance models. Now, Ingolstadt has followed that up with more detailed information in the forms brochure, price list and configurator. More…

More Photos of Audi RS 7 performance

by on 23 October 2015 in Audi News

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Audi revealed details of the new RS 7 Sportback performance yesterday, and now we’ve found more photos and information on their German market website Audi.de. The mix reveals even more about this new model. More…

More Photos of Audi RS 6 Avant performance

by on 23 October 2015 in Audi News

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Audi revealed details of the new RS 6 Avant performance yesterday, and now we’ve found more photos and information on their German market website Audi.de. The mix reveals even more about this new model. More…

New Audi RS 6 and RS 7 “performance” Packages Revealed

by on 22 October 2015 in Audi News

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Editor’s Note: Like the Audi S8 plus before it, Audi has released special editions of the Audi RS 6 and RS 7 models under the new ‘performance’ moniker. The models include increased performance and plenty of new kit, from color-toned carbon fiber trim to titanium exterior details and unique wheel designs. Just why Audi didn’t […] More…

Audi Canada Sends off R8 with Super Limited Edition R8 LM

by on 30 September 2015 in Audi News

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Those hyper aware of the Audi R8 model line can already tell you that the first-generation Audi R8 is already out of production. The R8 factory stopped turning out the original car sometime in July, and examples coming out are the last of the last. Among them are a limited production run of just eight […] More…

Find of the Day: 1997 Audi S6 plus Avant

by on 1 September 2015 in In Market

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One of our favorite types of Audi to put in our ‘Find of the Day’ series is the incredibly rare variety. One of only one imported into the USA likely qualifies and in as much, we’d like to introduce you to this 1997 Audi S6 plus. Based on the C4 chassis, the S6 plus was […] More…

Driven: 2015 Audi RS 7 with Dynamic Ride Control

by on 28 August 2015 in Reviews & Road Tests

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We all go a bit crazy in our own way.  Each one of us has something that many on the outside would quickly dismiss as a misuse or proper waste of funds.  For me it’s bikes, with any new purchase bringing about the age-old question of “how much did that cost”, quickly followed by a […] More…

The Audi RS 4 Avant Serves the New South Wales Police

by on 20 August 2015 in Audi News

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The Lake Illawarra Local Area Command of the New South Wales Police Force has taken delivery of a brand-new Audi RS 4 Avant to support a variety of community and youth engagement programs. More…

‘quattro GmbH’ Re-Branding to ‘Audi Sport’ Being Tested in Australia and UK

by on 17 August 2015 in Audi News

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Audi is testing a branding change when it comes to high performance models. quattro GmbH, the brand’s performance subsidiary, has long built the fastest and most exotic Audi models, but the ‘quattro’ branding so ubiquitous within the Audi lexicon left nearly anyone short of Audi fans confused and/or unaware as to what quattro GmbH represented. […] More…

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…