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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.

via 4T: /DRIVE Reviews the 2014 Audi S7

posted by on 1 April 2014 in via Fourtitude Video

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Like many of our readers, we’re fans of the Youtube /DRIVE channel. When the group from /DRIVE feature an Audi, we usually try to spread the word to our readers and this week we find a review of the 2014 Audi S7 as presented by drive on-air talent and former Jalopnik editor-in-chief Mike Spinelli. More…

In Detail: Audi S1 and S1 Sportback – Dynamic Benchmark in Their Class

posted by on 13 March 2014 in Audi News

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A great name makes a comeback: Audi is presenting the S1 and the S1 Sportback (7.0 / 7.1 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers [33.60 / 33.13 US mpg]; 162 / 166 grams of CO2 per kilometer [260.71 / 267.15 g/mile]). The new Audi S1 is the unrivalled embodiment of a compact sports car. All the modifications to the Audi S1, including the new four-link rear axle, the quattro permanent all-wheel drive and the powerful 2.0 TFSI producing 170 kW (231 hp) and 370 Nm (272.90 lb-ft) of torque make it agile and dynamic. Its fully fledged everyday practicality makes it the ideal driving machine for daily needs. These characteristics turn the Audi S1 and the S1 Sportback into the benchmark in their class. More…

Photo Gallery: Audi TTS Mk3


Project S7: APR Stage 1 ECU Upgrade

posted by on 27 February 2014 in Project S7 Tech Procedures, FAQs & Installs

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When is the last time you were on a large Boeing or Airbus airliner? Think back to that time. Think about boarding and taking your seat, pushing back from the gate and taxiing out to the runway for departure. More…

Rumor: Audi Planning 375 hp S3 plus

posted by on 25 February 2014 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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It would seem that Audi hasn’t taken kindly to the gauntlet thrown down out of Stuttgart when Mercedes-Benz nabbed the bragging right of world’s most powerful production 4-cylinder with its 355 hp 2.0-liter turbo fitted in the CLA AMG. And, it would appear, Audi plans an answer to this call with a rumored 375 hp version of its EA888 2.0 TFSI to be fitted to what insiders are calling the “S3 plus”.

Watch the Audi S1 Reveal Live

posted by on 11 February 2014 in Video

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Watch the Audi S1 reveal live in this story.

Intel: New Audi S1 Is Imminent

posted by on 20 January 2014 in Audi News

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As has been rumored, Audi is readying plans to launch an S-car version of its Audi A1 model that will adopt the storied name of “S1” according to a Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg. Audi’s head of development went one further, detailing that the car will be powered by a version of the Volkswagen Group’s 2.0 TFSI and feature all-wheel drive just as the short-lived and limited production Audi A1 quattro.

Audi Trademarks New Model Names Including SQ2, SQ4, Q9 & f-tron

posted by on 3 January 2014 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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Reports of trademark filings by car companies are always interesting. Consideration of nameplates may indicate a new model is inbound or it all could be a manufacturer simply squatting on possible new variants. Whatever the case, Ingolstadt has been busy at work locking down nameplates like SQ2, SQ4, Q9 and f-tron.

Spied: Audi S1 Test Mule Looks Like Closest-to-Production Yet

posted by on 27 November 2013 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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This isn’t the first time an Audi S1 test mule has been spied. Various states of early test mule have been spotted over a fair among of time, and cars like a burgundy A1 S line usually parked at the garage below the Audi Forum have even sported what looks like production S1 instrumentation. So what’s new about this psychadelic-wrapped test mule? Enough to make us think we’re in the final weeks or months before a production debut.

#FotD: First-Generation Audi S3 Listed on Florida Craigslist

posted by on 22 November 2013 in Audi News

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Even though it signifies the third generation Audi S3, the car shown in LA this weekend marks the first-generation of Audi’s smallest S-car to be sold in the USA. That hasn’t stopped enthusiasts from bringing several specimens of the first-generation S3 in to the States though for their own use and such is the case of this red 3-door we found posted on the Craigslist classifieds website for Tampa Bay, FL.

PhotoGraphic: New Audi S3 Sedan Shots from European Launch

posted by on 21 November 2013 in PhotoGraphic

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This week the Audi A3 range is starring on two auto show stands around the world. Both Tokyo and Los Angeles are playing host to these hotly-anticipated new cars representing A-segment offerings. As part of the rollout, Audi of America has made available some additional real world photos of the S3 sedan.