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Audi Sets 56th Straight Monthly U.S. Record with 9.9% Gain in August 2015

2016 Audi TT Roadster Front AngleAudi reported that its August 2015 sales increased 9.9% to 18,794 vehicles, a total that stands as the second-best monthly result ever in the U.S. market.

Audi achieved its best-ever August sales in the U.S. to mark its 56th consecutive monthly sales record. The previous August record was set in 2014 with 17,101 Audi vehicles sold. Through the first eight months of 2015, Audi U.S. sales rose 12.1% from last year to 130,063 vehicles. Read the rest of this entry »


POTTER & RICH present limited special series „RECON MC8“

2015 Recon MC8 Audi R8 V10 Front AnglePotter & Rich proudly present to the amazed publicity the completion of the first of ten cars of the limited Audi R8 V10 Plus special series, who already ex factory has the fame to be extraordinary. The named “RECON mc8” bolide has been developed by mcchip-dkr company and was built in expensive handwork. It unites in a spectacular way motorsport and luxury: real racing techniques in combination with on-road comfort.

Audi itself offers this super sports car that has become legendary already at lifetime, in various versions. The admitted for road traffic models are named R8 V8, R8 V10, R8 GT, R8 V10 Plus and the limited upon 99 exemplars R8 LMX edition. The latter is in principle the road model of R8 LMS that has become very popular in GT racing sports. Racing series have been already won by this R8 LMS, like the GT Masters, or the also legendary 24h Nuerburgring-North loop race or the 24h Spa-Francorchamps race, making this model a GT3 racer, the success of which are undeniable. Read the rest of this entry »


Formula 3 Leader in Audi RS 5 DTM

Formula 3 Leader in Audi RS 5 DTMAudi is again giving a promising junior driver an opportunity in the DTM. The 21-year-old Italian Antonio Giovinazzi will be contesting the two DTM races at Moscow Raceway (Russia) for Audi Sport Team Phoenix.

The leader of the European Formula 3 Championship will be competing in the AUTO TEST Audi RS 5 DTM that is normally driven by Timo Scheider (D). The 2008 and 2009 DTM Champion has been excluded from the DTM event at Moscow by the sports court of the German Motorsport Association (DMSB). Read the rest of this entry »


Audi at the IAA 2015-The Power of Four

Audi at the IAA 2015-The Power of FourAudi is once again displaying bold exhibition architecture at the IAA International Motor Show. In place of a traditional convention booth, a multimedia experience space invites visitors to discover Audi’s four key themes at the IAA 2015 with all of their senses: Audi Sport, quattro, Audi Technologies and Audi ultra. The company is therefore constructing a temporary building at the Frankfurt exhibition grounds. Placing the latest edition of Audi’s bestselling model in its center, the architectural showcase will provide spectacular staging for the new Audi A4.

“We’ve never developed an exhibition presentation that was as thematically stringent as this one. Never before have we been able to describe the innovations from Audi in such great detail. At the 2015 IAA we will be offering our visitors more of an experience than ever before. This is a unique combination,” says Luca de Meo, Board Member for Sales and Marketing at AUDI AG. Read the rest of this entry »


Vorsteiner Audi S5 Flow Forged V-FF 102 – The Subtle yet Impressive Upgrade

2015 Vorsteiner Audi S5 Flow Forged V-FF 102 Front AngleThe V-FF 102 wheel is a homage to redefining the classic 10-spoke design We take a meticulous approach in configuring tailored fitments for specific applications to ensure the best possible look and feel.

The Vorsteiner V-FF 102 wheels are made using an advanced flow forging process that helps to create an ultra-dense composition, allowing less material to be used to achieve a given strength. This helps to reduce weight, which can make a world of difference at the wheel hub. Read the rest of this entry »


Successful first half of the 2015 Audi Sport TT Cup

Successful first half of the 2015 Audi Sport TT CupSuccessful assessment of the first half of the 2015 Audi Sport TT Cup: The new Audi one-make cup captivates thousands of fans at the race tracks and in live streaming with thrilling motorsport. The prominent guest entrants are enthusiastic about their racing commitments in the DTM’s supporting program as well.

Six races, six winners. Halfway through the Audi Sport TT Cup, a third of the 18 permanent entrants have already won a race. This proves that the Audi one-make cup stands for balanced and competitive motorsport. Its international field has high relevance as well. Drivers from six nations have entered their names on the winners’ list: Marc Coleselli (A), Dennis Marschall (D), Shaun Thong (HK), Nicolaj Møller Madsen (DK), Jan Kisiel (PL) and Alexis van de Poele (B). Read the rest of this entry »


Audi Driver Trio as Leaders of the Standings in WEC Race at the Nurburgring

Audi Driver Trio as Leaders of the Standings in WEC Race at the NurburgringThe Audi drivers will be entering round four of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) as leaders of the standings after the summer break. Following two victories and another podium result, Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer (CH/D/F) are traveling to Audi’s home round at the Nürburgring with a 20-point advantage.

In what has been its most thrilling season so far, the FIA World Endurance Championship that was launched four years ago will be competing in front of a German audience for the first time. The leaders of the standings and their Audi team-mates Lucas di Grassi/Loïc Duval/Oliver Jarvis (BR/F/GB) will be racing together with 29 other teams on the Grand Prix circuit of the Nürburgring. Audi Sport prepared for this new track in a test at the end of July, which included testing based on the new rating provided for by the regulations. Read the rest of this entry »


ABT Sportsline with 430 hp for the new Audi RS3

2015 ABT Audi RS3 Front AngleNot only space rockets are multi-stage vessels. Audi also adds another “stage” and tops its S3 with the even more powerful RS3. And the next boost is right around the corner:

ABT Power “New Generation“ and its extra control unit with its specially developed software provide the Audi RS3 with 430 HP/ 316 kW (serial version: 367 HP/ 270 kW). And maximum torque rises from 455 to 530 Newton meters, which is also reflected in these data: getting from naught to 100 kph now only takes 4.1 seconds and the electronically limited top speed of 250 kph is raised to 285 kph. Extensive warranties and test cycles on ABT’s own dynamometer and public roads guarantee utmost dependability. Read the rest of this entry »