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ABT Shows Off 1,000+ hp Hybrid RS6

by on 5 July 2018 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Audi performance tuner ABT has just shown off its first hybrid. The RS6-E prototype shows that electrification isn’t putting an end to aftermarket performance. Not even close. The RS6-E takes the RS6’s 4.0L V8 and turns it way up. From 560 hp to a whopping 730. But that’s not enough. Besides, ABT already offers that […] More…

ABT Boosts and Widens SQ5

by on 16 November 2017 in Aftermarket & Tuner News Fourtitude News

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ABT Sportsline’s latest offering makes the SQ5 faster, lower and meaner. And wider too, if you want it. It starts with more power. Audi’s twin-turbo V6 gets a 20 percent power boost that takes the crossover from 354 hp to 425. Torque gets a boost, too, to 406 lb-ft, thanks to ABT’s revised ecu. The […] More…

ABT Boosts S5 to RS5 levels or A5 to Near S5 Power

by on 8 November 2017 in Aftermarket & Tuner News Fourtitude News

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The 450 hp 2.9L twin-turbo six in the Audi RS5 is a compact powerhouse. But Audi only offers the RS5 as a coupe. And a real two-door one, not the four-door coupe kind. What if you want to enjoy power from Audi, but want to go topless? Or if you need more space for stuff and […] More…

For particular people: the sporty and assertive ABT Audi QS3

by on 16 June 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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When ABT Sportsline enhances an SUV, we know that a versatile car will become more dynamic, agile and powerful and more fun to drive. The Bavarian engineers see to upgrades that fit the car, and the designers lend it a striking and assertive appearance. And the new ABT Audi QS3 is another such success. “We […] More…

ABT Boosts Audi S8 plus to 705hp

by on 12 May 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Even more power ‒ no way. Yes, absolutely: The current Audi S8 is already available from ABT with impressive 675 HP or 640 HP (496 or 471 kW). Now the company engineers have another plus in power up their sleeves based on the series-produced car. “The Biturbo-V8 is actually designed to be eligible for another […] More…

YouTube star Shmee150 to Enter Gumball 3000 with ABT RS6 1 of 12

by on 29 April 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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When Tim Burton, a.k.a. Shmee150, gets going, he has a lot of followers in cyberspace. After a video upload, hundreds of thousands of fans will devour it. He has millions of followers on all channels. And no wonder, since this Englishman only drives the most extravagant vehicles in equally extravagant surroundings. Currently he uses an […] More…

ABT Sportsline Celebrates 120 Years with Special Edition TT, Q3

by on 4 April 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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120 years are quite a biblical age for a family-owned company. In these twelve decades, ABT has mastered it all and become the globally largest tuner of cars produced by the Volkswagen Group. The company will now celebrate its anniversary with 3 exclusive special editions, with 40 cars of each (now do the maths…) and […] More…

Geneva 2016: ABT AS4 Previews Next Generation of A4 Tuning

by on 29 February 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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The new ABT AS4 – absolutely fast, absolutely racy, absolutely powerful Audi’s medium-sized cars have been a success story for more than 30 years now, first with the Audi 80 and from 1994 onwards with the A4. And ABT Sportsline has dedicated itself to these models right from the start. So it is only logical […] More…

ABT Sportsline Announces Extremely Limited Edition 735hp Audi RS6 “1 of 12”

by on 29 February 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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If you want to belong to a very exclusive club in a very sporty fashion, you should opt for one of the only twelve ABT RS6 “1 of 12“ quickly. This limited edition is to celebrate the company’s 120th anniversary. After all, the upscale lifestyle estate is not only rarer than many a racer from […] More…

Audi Motorsport Newsletter

by on 22 February 2016 in Audi News

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With a large number of guests in attendance, Hans-Jürgen Abt and his team celebrated the 120th anniversary of the family-owned business. ABT celebrates 120th anniversary Founded in 1896 as a smithy and farrier’s shop in Kempten, it is the world’s leading tuner for cars of the Volkswagen Group and an internationally successful motorsport team today: […] More…

Video: ABT Sportsline Teases Optimized R8 and Q7 Ahead of Geneva Motor Show

by on 19 February 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Geneva season is always a special time of year, as something significant seems to be revealed or at least teased each and every day.  The latest of these teasers comes from ABT Sportsline, showing off what appears to be an R8 and a Q7 under covers.  So far as we can tell, the R8 has […] More…

Bentley Signs ABT Sportsline as European Partner Team

by on 22 January 2016 in Motorsport

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ABT Sportsline signs to Bentley for 2016 Championship-winning team will contest ADAC GT Masters with a pair of Continental GT3s ABT Sportsline to lead Bentley’s Nürburgring 24 Hours campaign (Crewe) Bentley Motorsport has signed a deal with ABT Sportsline, which will see the world-renowned race team run the luxury sportscar manufacturer’s ADAC GT Masters and Nürburgring […] More…