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Aug
28

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 »

Aug
27

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 »

Aug
26

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 »

Aug
25

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 »

Aug
24

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 »

Aug
21

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 »

Aug
20

Audi e-Tron Quattro Concept

Audi e-tron quattro concept – Exterior SketchElectric driving at Audi is a pleasure, not a compromise. The brand is demonstrating this with the Audi e-tron quattro concept at the International Motor Show (IAA) 2015 in Frankfurt. The sporty SUV provides an outlook on the brand’s first large-series electric car.

The Audi e-tron quattro concept is designed from the ground up as an electric car and proves to be pioneering in its segment at the very first glance. It follows the Audi “Aerosthetics” concept, combining technical measures for reducing aerodynamic drag with creative design solutions. Movable aerodynamic elements at the front, on the sides and at the rear improve the air flow around the car. The aerodynamically optimized underbody is completely closed. With a cd value of 0.25, the car sets a new record in the SUV segment. This contributes considerably to the long range of more than 500 kilometers (310 miles). Read the rest of this entry »

Aug
19

Vorsteiner Audi S4 with New Brushed Aluminum V-FF 102

2015 Vorsteiner Audi S4 Brushed Silver V-FF102 Front AngleVorsteiner’s newest wheel finish for Flow Forged, Brushed Aluminum, has arrived. The “brushing” gives the wheel a distinctive look for those who want something different. The very fine lines retain some of the metallic luster, while ensuring a sophisticated look.

This stunning Audi S4 features our Flow Forged V-FF 102 in the brand new Brushed Aluminum finish. For this all wheel drive Audi, the wheels come in a square set up at 20×9.5 all around with concave faces. For a more visual appeal we have installed our limited edition red center caps. Read the rest of this entry »