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Audi Partners with Universal Pictures for Film Adaptation of “Fifty Shades of Grey”

by on 14 November 2014 in Audi News

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Audi of America today announced that the brand will be featured in Universal Pictures and Focus Features’ upcoming film adaptation of the bestselling book from E L James, “Fifty Shades of Grey,” which will be released on February 13, 2015. More…

Project Audi S7: HRE Wheels, TiKore Titanium Bolts and Michelin Pilot Super Sport Tires

by on 4 November 2014 in Project S7

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SEMA Show week is finally here and as such we’re publishing the finale (for now) on our Project S7 as it received a complete makeover for this iconic show. This time around, we’re swapping out the wheels for a set of as-of-yet unseen HRE wheels, and also fitting them with lightweight TiKore titanium lug bolts […] More…

Project S7: Carbon Fiber Exterior Components

by on 31 October 2014 in Project S7

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Earlier this week, we laid the ground work for our “canvas” and discussed the vinyl upgrades via Vinyl Werkz and Hexis in the form of a new Matte Black Finish, Gloss Black “HRE” stripe and Gloss black window vinyl. Here is where we this amps up, teaming carbon fiber components from no less than four companies in order to make for one cohesive look. More…

Project S7: Prepping for SEMA 2014 and APR Stage 2

by on 28 October 2014 in Project S7

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Today, we finalize Project S7 preparation for SEMA 2014 in just under a week with a few updates. First among them in our #SEMAprep are the fine folks at APR Tuned who have design one devilishly fast Stage 2+ power upgrade we’ve just added. More…

Carbon Works Berlin with Many Carbon Parts for RS 6 Avant

by on 21 October 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Yesterday we stumbled upon a new (or maybe just new to us) carbon fiber component company when they posted to our Facebook page. Carbon Works Berlin appears to be well established as a maker of OEMplus-looking carbon fiber components for a number of marques and mainly Audi.

Paris Spotlight: New Audi S7 Sportback

by on 6 October 2014 in Audi News Events News

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The Audi A7/S7/RS 7 family facelift may have been revealed as far back as June, but this month’s Paris Motor Show is where the cars hit the stage of one of the biggest industry motor shows and also alongside their A6/S6/RS 6 counterparts. Among the mix in Paris was this white S7 with Audi Exclusive interior. More…

New AccuAir Video from eGarage Tells Story Gives Great Background

by on 4 September 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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In a lot of ways, air suspension specialists AccuAir may represent best the ascension of air suspension within the Audi tuning world. Yes, low riders and mini trucks sporting air bags have been around for years and Audi themselves have used air actuated suspension on their cars since the first allroad. It is at the intersection where these two sides meet that you’ll find AccuAir.

Project S7: Details of Detailing

by on 12 August 2014 in Project S7

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From SEMA in Las Vegas to fitment runs to Austin, TX, our now matte grey Audi has been logging plenty of mileage. Nevertheless, it needs to look its best when called upon to do duty at shows like the aforementioned SEMA Show or more local events. Detailing is critical to keeping it clean, particularly with a vinyl wrap. More…

Visual Comparison: New Audi S7 and the 100 S Coupe

by on 23 July 2014 in Design Vintage & Youngtimer News

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Audi Germany has released a series of photos that offer an interesting visual comparison of the new and improved Audi S7 with the 1970s era 100 Coupé S. Though decidedly different beasts from even more decidedly different eras, the inspiration for the S7 becomes very obvious when you look at it in this context. More…

Audi S6 and S7 Get an ‘Evolution’ from Akrapovič

by on 21 July 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Audi’s S6 Avant, Saloon, and S7 Sportback models have been given the Akrapovič treatment, with totally new Evolution exhaust systems developed for the German high-performance cars. The Audi ‘S’ models feature a V8 power-plant. The addition of the latest system from Akrapovič’s Evolution line of high performance products will increase the power and torque levels […] More…

Audi Owner Driving Experiences Planned for Autobahn Country Club in Illinois

by on 15 July 2014 in Audi News

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Audi’s Chicagoland dealer group is planning a series of driving events centered around Autobahn Country Club. The first of four events begins Thursday July 24th, including track time in your own car and hot laps in the Audi R8, RS 5 and S7.

In Detail: New Audi S7

by on 14 July 2014 in Audi News

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The new Audi S7 Sportback is a finely toned athlete: 331 kW (450 hp) and 550 Nm (405.7 lb-ft) of torque between 1,400 and 5,700 rpm. It sprints from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in just 4.6 seconds and reaches an electronically governed top speed of 250 km/h (155.3 mph) without breaking a sweat. Its combined fuel consumption is 9.3 liters per 100 kilometers (25.3 US mpg) – for a CO2 equivalent of 215 grams per kilometer (346.0 g/mi). More…