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Audi Driver Ekström Takes Neureuther for a Ride on Ice at Kitzbühel (with Video)

by on 27 January 2015 in Motorsport

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A hot test drive in cold Tyrol: On the occasion of the Audi FIS Ski World Cup in Kitzbühel, slalom ace Felix Neureuther did a few laps at the wheel of DTM star Mattias Ekström’s Audi S1 EKS RX. In a slalom practice with a difference, the skiing star demonstrated that he is a fast learner. More…

FIA World Rallycross: Anton Marklund Switches to EKS Audi S1 for 2015

by on 26 January 2015 in Motorsport

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Sweden’s Anton Marklund will join EKS to drive an Audi S1 EKS RX Quattro in this year’s FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. The 22-year-old, who drove full-time for Volkswagen Marklund Motorsport in last year’s World RX, will switch to EKS under two-time DTM Champion, Mattias Ekstrom.
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Video: Walter Röhrl Drives Mattias Ekström’s S1 EKS RX quattro

by on 30 December 2014 in Video

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Despite being old enough to retire, Walter Rohrl keeps himself quite busy by being a test driver for Porsche and doing countless appearances throughout the industry.  As a legendary driver and former Audi Rally ace, many of these appearances tie in with the four rings, and the latest is no different.  Current Audi Rallycross driver Mattias […] More…

Pocket-Rocket Redefined. The New Audi S1 Arrives in South Africa.

by on 12 December 2014 in Audi News

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The introduction of the new Audi S1 represents a definitive milestone in the Audi A1’s history. For the first time, quattro® all-wheel drive is offered in the A1, which also represents the first time an all-wheel drive system is offered in the premium A0 segment. The Audi S1 truly encapsulates the “pocket rocket” ethos and combines scintillating performance with superlative handling. In addition, it’s unique styling and specific “S” model design details ensure that the S1 is instantly recognisable. With performance, handling and design all covered, the new S1range sets a clear benchmark.
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Awards for Audi in October and November

by on 9 December 2014 in Audi News

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Sports cars of the year 2014: first place awards for Audi S1* and Audi RS 4 Avant* Top performance: In the “Sports Cars of the Year” readers poll sponsored by “Auto Bild” magazine, Audi scored a dual victory. The brand with the four rings impressed with the power of the Audi S1 and the Audi RS 4 Avant. The two automobiles with quattro […] More…

Sports Cars of the Year: First Place for Audi S1 and RS 4 Avant

by on 2 December 2014 in Audi News

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Top-performance: Audi claimed two wins in the reader voting for Auto Bild Sports Cars of the Year. The brand with the four rings won over voters with the power of the Audi S1* and the Audi RS 4 Avant*. Both vehicles equipped with quattro all-wheel drive claimed first place in their class.
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Awards for Audi in September

by on 10 October 2014 in Audi News

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The long list of awards won by the Audi brand during the month of September. More…

Bonkers Prospeed 770 hp Group B Audi S1 Replica at €185,000.00 is our Find of the Day

by on 18 September 2014 in In Market Motorsport Vintage & Youngtimer News

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We’ve no doubt we’ll both grab your attention and maybe throw up an air of skepticism when we tell you that what started life as a lowly European B2 Audi Coupe quattro will run you €185,000.00. Yes, that’s a stiff number and yes, it’s nearly as expensive as an original Sport quattro. Even still, this may be one of the most bonkers Audi S1 replica builds going.
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Sporty and Agile, with 310 hp – ABT Tunes the Audi S1

by on 7 August 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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The Audi S1, trendy and sporty to begin with, has now even been uprated by ABT Sportsline, the globally leading tuner of cars produced by the Audi and Volkswagen Group. And it doesn’t stop there: suspension springs, perfect aerodynamics and the right wheels round off the package and turn this sporty Audi into a high-end […] More…

H&R Releases Suspension Components for Audi S1 and S3

by on 25 July 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Audi’s sport compacts S1 and S3 are able to keep many sports cars in check. The H&R engineers are aware of the “sporting spirit” of these top models in the A1 and A3 ranges and now offer tailor-made sport springs and TRAK+ Wheel Spacers for both. For the S1, the suspension specialists have developed a […] More…

Gallery: Stig Blomqvist, an Audi Sport quattro Rally and an Audi Sport quattro S1

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Ekstrom Wins Home FIA World Rallycross Round in Front of Sell-Out Crowd

by on 7 July 2014 in Motorsport

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Double DTM Champion Mattias Ekstrom has clinched his first-ever FIA World Rallycross Championship victory after a flawless drive in the Audi S1 Supercar at the fifth round of the World Championship presented by Monster Energy. Ekstrom is the fifth different winner and fourth different manufacturer to win in this year’s World RX. The EKS RX Team driver is also the first this season to score maximum points after being placed highest in the intermediate classifications and winning both the semi-final and final. Norway’s Andreas Bakkerud and Petter Solberg were second and third, despite both drivers incurring punctures in a dramatic final race. More…