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Oct
20

Audi to Launch Racing Series for The New TT

Audi Sport TT Cup 2015 Front Angle Audi to Launch Racing Series for The New TTWith a dedicated racing series for the Audi TT the brand with the four rings will be offering a new opportunity to enter the company’s successful motorsport world. The Audi Sport TT Cup will be held as part of the DTM starting in the 2015 season. This means that, following the successful introduction of the Audi R8 LMS Cup in Asia, Audi is launching another one-make cup in Germany next year. The racing version of the new Audi TT with a weight of only 1,125 kilograms delivers 228 kW (310 hp). By means of a so-called push-to-pass function the output of the two-litre TFSI engine can be briefly boosted by 22 kW (30 hp). Read the rest of this entry »

Oct
17

Racing Limo – ABT POWER S Accelerates Audi S8 at 100 kph in 3.6 secs

ABT Audi S8 2014 Front Angle Racing Limo – ABT POWER S Accelerates Audi S8 at 100 kph in 3.6 secsIncredibly fast but providing first-class comfort: the Audi S8 tuned by ABT Sportsline is proof of the fact that you can in fact build a super sports car that is not uncomfortable, noisy and cramped. A luxury limo at its core, this car accelerates as fast as a Ferrari or Lamborghini. “As always, we have timed it precisely: our S8 reaches 100 kph in 3.6 seconds. And in contrast to the serial version, its top speed is 290 kph,” says a proud CEO Hans-Jürgen Abt. To realise this impressive performance, the globally largest tuner of cars produced by the Volkswagen Group has uprated the car from 520 hp / 382 kW to 675 hp / 496 kW and from 650 to 840 Nm. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct
16

Audi RS 7 Piloted Driving Concept

Audi RS 7 Piloted Driving Concept 2014 Front Angle Audi RS 7 Piloted Driving ConceptAudi has developed the world’s sportiest piloted driving car. At the German Touring Car Masters (DTM) season finale, the Audi RS 7 piloted driving concept car will demonstrate its dynamic potential and driving capabilities for the first time on the Hockenheimring – at racing speed, without a driver.

“We are pressing forward with one of the most important trends in the automotive world with our technical solutions for piloted driving,” says Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, Board Member for Technical Development at AUDI AG. “The utter fascination of this development will be put on display at the DTM race in Hockenheim. A lap time of just over two minutes and lateral acceleration of up to 1.1 g speak for themselves.” Read the rest of this entry »

Oct
15

Audi Show Car for Los Angeles – Beginning of a New Era of Design

Audi Show Car for Los Angeles Audi Show Car for Los Angeles – Beginning of a New Era of DesignAudi, the leading brand in automotive design, is launching into a new era of design. At the Los Angeles Auto Show, which begins on November 19, the brand with the four rings is presenting the first show car that bears the signature of the new Head of Design Marc Lichte. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct
14

Audi Drivers Fired Up for DTM Finale

Audi Drivers Fired Up for DTM Finale Audi Drivers Fired Up for DTM FinaleFor Audi, the season finale next weekend (October 17 to 19) at Hockenheim will be more than an ‘exhibition event’ before the winter break. Together, the eight Audi drivers are set on showing a strong team performance and bringing the title of the best manufacturer home to Ingolstadt. The race starts on Sunday at 14.00 (live on ARD). Before the race, the fans will be treated to a premiere, as Audi will be taking the world’s sportiest piloted driving car to the starting line. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct
13

Audi Will Start From Third Row in Japan

Audi R18 e tron quattro Front Angle Audi Will Start From Third Row in JapanAudi achieved grid positions five and six in qualifying for round five of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Fuji (Japan). In the practice sessions, the team of Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich and Chris Reinke, Head of LMP, thoroughly prepared for the 6-hour race on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct
09

At The Limit: Audi Shows The World’s Sportiest Piloted Driving Car

Audi RS 7 piloted driving concept car At The Limit: Audi Shows The World’s Sportiest Piloted Driving CarAudi takes the world’s sportiest piloted driving car to the starting line: A driverless Audi RS 7 Sportback will take a lap on the Hockenheim race track on Sunday, October 19, in the season finale of the German Touring Car Championship (DTM). Read the rest of this entry »

Oct
08

Audi Competes in Japan as WEC leader of The Standings

Audi Competes in Japan as WEC leader of The Standings Audi Competes in Japan as WEC leader of The StandingsAudi looks at a good interim tally. In the FIA World Endurance Championship that has been held since 2012, the brand has now clinched 13 victories in 20 races. The most recent success at Austin (USA) marked the turnaround in the battle for the title and Audi, for the first time this season, took the lead in the manufacturers’ classification. The team is aiming to further extend this advantage in WEC round five at Fuji (Japan) on October 12. Read the rest of this entry »