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Audi TT/TTS A3/S3 Carbon Fiber Cold Air Intake System

by on 24 May 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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034Motorsport’s X34 Carbon Fiber MQB Cold Air Intake System for MkVII Volkswagen Golf/GTI/R vehicles equipped with 1.8T/2.0T Gen 3 engines is now available! This high-quality carbon fiber intake solution offers perfect fitment, and yields horsepower and torque gains throughout the powerband, with peak gains of up to 15 crank horsepower and 12 ft-lbs of torque with the factory […] More…

Unitronic Releases Carbon Fiber Intake System for 1.8/2.0 TSI Gen3 MQB

by on 28 April 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Unitronic® is pleased to announce its Carbon Fiber Intake System for MQB platform vehicles equipped with the 1.8/2.0 TSI Gen3 engines is now available. Unitronic’s Carbon Fiber Intake System is a direct bolt-on upgrade; designed to optimize airflow to the turbocharger, enhance the sound from the engine and turbocharger, all while providing seamless integration, perfect fitment, […] More…

Video: Audi Germany Offers First Look at the New A3 in Motion

by on 6 April 2016 in Video

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Shortly after releasing images and details on the upcoming A3 family facelift, Audi Germany uploaded a brief video to their YouTube channel, showing a bit more about the car.  Showing the car in motion with brief looks at new features like Virtual Cockpit, the unavailable to us Matrix-Beam headlights, and updated MMI menus, the video […] More…

Audi Q2 Spotted in the Open

by on 17 March 2016 in Audi News

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Just weeks after the Audi Q2 first broke cover at the Geneva Motor Show, the small European market-only crossover has been spotted out in public.  Sporting a Nardo Grey paint job and black optic window trim, this Q2 arguable looks quite a bit better than the examples that Audi first showed in Switzerland. Being the […] More…

Several Audi Models Pick up Awards this Spring

by on 11 March 2016 in Audi News

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HERNDON, Virginia- Spring is awards season in the auto industry, and Audi nameplates have received recognition for quality, luxury and value for the money. In the upcoming awards for the New York Auto Show, only Audi and Mazda each have three vehicles represented among the finalists for several honors. The all-new 2017 Audi A4 is […] More…

Spied: Audi TT RS Seen Without Camouflage

by on 10 March 2016 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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About the same time our friends at CarPix spied Audi’s new R8 Spyder cruising topless around Germany, the folks at were doing some picture taking of their own.  Now, we’re not sure if the vinyl camouflage application team had the day off, but seeing both the R8 and the forthcoming TT RS not just […] More…

Audi Confirms RS 3 Sedan Yet Again

by on 17 February 2016 in Audi News

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Yesterday during a dealer conference, Audi showed the upcoming RS 3 Sedan to retailers for the first time, confirming that the vehicle will indeed be coming to the United States.  This, of course, isn’t anything new to readers of our site, who have known about the model’s American ambitions since March of last year.  With […] More…

Audi Teases Q2 Ahead of Geneva Debut

by on 11 February 2016 in Audi News

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This morning, Audi made their Geneva reveal of the new Q2 ‘Facebook Official’, as the brand rolled out a new header image on their Audi AG Facebook page hinting strongly at a new addition to their SUV and Crossover lineup.  To be built upon the Volkswagen Group’s MQB architecture, the Q2 will likely share most of […] More…

2015 Audi A3 wins 2016 Best Luxury Compact Award from Good Housekeeping, Car and Driver

by on 4 February 2016 in Audi News

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Herndon, Virginia- Good Housekeeping teamed up with Car and Driver recently to choose the best new cars of 2016. The 2015 Audi A3 2.0T quattro S tronic was the judges’ choice in the Luxury Compact category. The two publications awarded the honor after testers at the Good Housekeeping Institute vetted the car. The  judges were […] More…

Road Trip: We’re Driving to the Rolex 24

by on 28 January 2016 in Audi Driver

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For about as long as I can recall, I’ve tuned into Rolex 24 coverage to watch top drivers from around the world do battle at the Daytona Motor Speedway for 24 full hours.  In recent years, the event has morphed into a sort-of boy’s weekend for my friends and I, huddling around the television and […] More…

USP Presents Billet Spulen Spherical Catch Can Kits for The 2015+ 8V A3 1.8T and 2.0T

by on 25 January 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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With the introduction of direct injection engines, intake valve carbon buildup has become a common occurrence especially on the 2.0T engines. Carbon buildup on the intake valves is largely attributed to oil vapors being recirculated back into the intake system. While the 2.0T does feature a factory oil separator, it is prone to failure and […] More…

Neidfaktor Leaves No Panel Untouched on First RS3 Project

by on 16 December 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Neidfaktor has just elevated their game to an entirely different level.  Before I launch into the nuts and bolts of their latest build, just take a look to see what I mean. Nearly every panel in the interior has been treated to new Leather, Alcantara, Carbon Fiber, or some combination of the three.  Going so […] More…