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Spied: Audi RS 3 Sportback + New Rumors of 2.0 TFSI High Output Power

posted by on 24 April 2014 in Audi News

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An Audi RS 3 Sportback test mule has been spied in the vicinity of the Nurburgring this week, suggesting this smallest Audi RS-car offering is nearing its auto show debut perhaps as early as Paris in September. At the same time, rumors are beginning to surface out of the German press that the car could swap its 2.5 TFSI 5-cylinder turbo for a version of the latest High Power 2.0 TFSI seen in the TT quattro sport concept from Geneva.
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Gallery: TAG Motorsports Audi RS 5 with HRE P101 Wheels

posted by on 22 April 2014 in Audi News

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Being based in San Diego just around the corner from HRE Wheels is a dangerous predicament for TAG Motorsports… or perhaps just dangerous to their customers whose spouses may not want them investing in a set of HRE alloys. In case you’ve not noticed, TAG has been building some seriously cool modern Audis and fitted with the freshest of alloy.
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Video: APR/NGP Tuned Audi RS 7 and S6 Square off at Maryland Drag Strip

posted by on 11 April 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News Video

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DC-Baltimore area Audi tuner New German Performance just happens to be an APR distributor, so maybe it’s not surprising they’d have a few customers with an RS 7 or an S6. More interesting though might be what happens when two such customers head off to a local drag strip.
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Flying Audi RS 6 Avant is Our Wallpaper of the Day

posted by on 10 April 2014 in WOTD

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Earlier this morning we featured a video where Jon Olsson drove his Radical R2K up a ski slope. The renowned Audi RS 6 owner mentioned he’d thought of doing the run with his RS 6 Avant, but decided to do it instead with his Radical because it was more… radical. That’s all well and good, but what if he’d done it with the big Audi? That reminded us of a photo we’d seen recently from Audi Italia.
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ABT Sportsline Reveals Its Audi RS 5 Cabriolet

posted by on 10 April 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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The forecasts from Bavaria are unequivocal: in spring and summer 2014, wind speeds of up to 290 kph are certainly very possible, especially when the sun is shining. This is because ABT Sportsline, the globally largest tuner of Volkswagen brands, has done away with the original speed limiter of the Audi RS5 Cabrio. Now, the 450 hp (331 kW) 4.2 FSI can show what it’s really able to do. A fitting stainless-steel muffler system consisting of a mid and rear muffler underscores the eight-cylinder car‘s emotional sound.
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Audi TT RS plus by OK-Chiptuning

posted by on 24 March 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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As largely known, the core competency of the company OK-CHIPTUNING at Neukirchen-Vluyn on the Lower Rhine is software optimization of engine control units ECU for power boosting. This is called chip tuning, engine map optimization, ECU mapping or simply chipping. But for OK-CHIPTUNING that means not only more of maximum output, but also more powerful torque characteristics with fuel economy effects. Intense consulting rounds give information about what kind of customer’s wishes can be implemented for how much of expense. More…

Five Exclusive Audi RS 4 Avant Nogaro Selection Vehicles Enroute to Australia

posted by on 24 March 2014 in Audi News

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Twenty years ago, the Audi Avant RS2 made its worldwide debut. It is the undisputed founder of the dynamic RS family. Now, to celebrate the 20th anniversary, Audi is launching a special edition of the current model on the market. Just five RS 4 Avant Nogaro selection vehicles are bound for Australia, following the model’s world premiere at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. More…

Spied: Audi RS 6 Avant Facelift

posted by on 11 March 2014 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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It’s only been about a year since the current Audi RS 6 Avant first hit market, though the mid-lifecycle product improvement (P.I.) is coming up quickly and these first photos of an RS 6 Avant test mule performing cold weather testing are proof of that.
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Audi RS 7 by TAG Motorsports & HRE Wheels

posted by on 3 March 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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You may have caught this great-looking grey RS 7 in coverage of the TAG Motorsports grand opening last month. “Plain Jane” RS 7s are rare enough, so modded examples don’t exactly blend in with the crowd. This one stuck out to us like a sore thumb… one very hot sore thumb. More…

Find of the Day: Daytona Grey Matte RS 6 at Audi Penfold Burwood in Australia

posted by on 28 February 2014 in Audi Exclusive In Market

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Since we’re a U.S.-based website, our Find of the Day series of cool Audis available on the market usually centers around cars available on the American market. Not so with today’s offering. Today’s car comes from Australia and has just been added to dealer inventory at Audi Penfold Burwood.
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Video: PVW “Thrill at Will” Featuring APR Audi TT RS

posted by on 28 February 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News Video

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We’ll be honest. Car porn isn’t all that satisfying. Sure, it’s pretty, but it doesn’t usually tell much of a story and I often don’t feel much-if-any more educated having watched it. I’ll give it a pass if it’s extra pretty or an extra cool car, but I’ve usually forgotten all about it roughly 1.5 hours after watching… if not 15 minutes. More…

730 hp and 920 Nm Audi RS 6-R Avant from Abt Sportsline

posted by on 27 February 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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When you read 730 hp/537 kW, you may first think of an Italian super-sports-car or a big truck but not of a roadworthy family or business estate. But ABT Sportsline is still able to surprise its target group and at the Geneva Motor Show 2014 will present its latest Audi RS6 model, the 320 kph ABT RS6-R. “Mind you, the R stands for racy, not for rough or rude,” says CEO Hans-Jürgen Abt: “As with the normal Audi RS6, ours also provides the utmost comfort, sumptuousness and usefulness, limited to 25 cars worldwide.“ More…