21 August 2008
When the engineers and designers with ABT Sportsline intend to tune an SUV, you can be sure that the result will be an extraordinary vehicle. That has been the case with the Touareg, AS7 and Tiguan - and that will be continued with the new ABT Q5. The elegant crossover vehicle is by concept a premium model in the category of compact SUVs, but "such a wonderful car always spurs us to create something really special," says Hans-Jürgen Abt. The managing director of ABT Sportsline emphasizes that i
19 August 2008
How do you get the superlative of the word "car"? The answer is easy and still impressing: car - fast car - ABT RS6, as ABT Sportsline has set a unique benchmark in engineering: thanks to ABT Power the V10 TFSI delivers 700hp (515kW) - and that makes the RS6 a real super sportscar in an elegant but very useful clothing. For comparison: the serial RS6 achieves 580hp (426kW). The "station racecar" displays its maximum torque of enormous 800Nm (seri
16 August 2008
The Siegen-based Audi expert B&B, perfects the actuel version of the A6 – the RS6 V10 Turbo. Performance values, which normally are preserved by absolut supersportscars, can be reached in 4 different stages (650, 670, 700 and 715 hp). The acceleration 0-100km/h is lowered to an enormous value of 3.6 seconds in the final stage while Vmax level is on 320km/h.
To reach these performance values, B&B mounts a special race exhaust system with high performance racing catalyst as well as an
14 August 2008
• Sales: A6 is segment leader in worldwide sales (vs. BMW 5 series and Mercedes E class).
•Design: New front/rear lighting and front bumper/grille design; LED lighting technology for both front DRL and side mirror lighting; new wheel program, and interior accent updates.
•Engines: All-new powertrain: 3.0 TFSI V6 with 300 hp for the USA; A6 is the only car in its class to continue to offer 100% direct injection engines.
•All-wheel drive: newly implemented 40/60 asymmetric rear-biase
12 August 2008
Extensive engine updates and subtle restyle for latest A6 line-up crowned by new Saloon version of V10 RS 6
Smarter both aesthetically and technically, the new Audi A6 range makes its international debut this week, underpinning enhancements to visual appeal, refinement, convenience electronics and equipment with improvements in fuel economy and emissions control averaging 12 per cent courtesy of new or updated engines. Priced from £24,800 OTR for the new economy-targeting 2.0 TDIe model, delivering in excess of
12 August 2008
A winner always builds on his strengths: That’s why Audi has again upgraded its luxury class A6 model. Efficient engines have been added to the drive-train lineup, with innovative technologies cutting fuel consumption by about 15 percent across the whole model range. An improved suspension and new high-tech assistance system give the driver even greater control over the car. And the new-generation MMI control system is out-performing itself. The revamped A6 will be launched in the German market in late summer.
06 August 2008
The new Audi RS6 innately impresses discerning customers thanks to its high-powered twin turbo V10 engine with 5.0 l displacement. Only a short while after the car’s market launch, MTM, the Audi specialist from Wettstetten near Ingolstadt, Germany, already has performance kits in its program, which boost the performance of this super-fast station wagon.
For instance, the MTM engineers boost the engine power electronically to 656 bhp at 6,180 rpm. If need be, the MTM-RS6 R will run upon reques
31 July 2008
engine conversions up to 380 PS and with 460 Nm
19"- alloy rims „bimoto“ in diamond cut, titanium oder shiny
MTM Brembo brake system (8-Piston Brembo Caliper)
paint work by request (roof, front- / rear diffusor, mirror)
outstanding performance specifications (0-100km/h under 5 sec)
Auto Bild Sportscars, issue 08/2008: High achiever: 380hp - MTM Berlin S3 Clubsport wit 279km/h Topspeed
Auto Bild Sportscars, issue 08/2008: – „Hand ans Herz“ – If a compact Audi gets by the 100 km/h in 5 seconds,
30 July 2008
While many things may be new with FC Bayern München, when it comes to its “company cars” the German record champion again relies on equally sporty and comfortable support in the new season: Rupert Stadler, Chairman of the Management Board of AUDI AG, today handed over the keys to the new “company cars” to the players, coaches and management staff in Ingolstadt and wished the team a successful start to the season.
AUDI AG and FC Bayern München have been “on the ball” together since the beginning of th
28 July 2008
Every year in summer the eyes of the world turn to Salzburg. For five weeks, the Salzburg Festival draws lovers of theater and music to the city of Mozart. Once again this year, Audi is supporting this first-class cultural event as the main sponsor. And Audi Night on the opening weekend is a social highlight not to be
28 July 2008
During the Salzburg Festival, Audi will fuel its fleet of A8 models with the eco-friendly diesel fuel GTL fuel, which is extracted from natural gas using a special technological process that liquefies the gas (Gas To Liquids). In combination with efficient TDI diesel engines, this measure enables the CO2 emissions from the Audi fleet to be reduced by around 13 percent compared to last year.
“Audi proves time and again that sporty driving and efficiency are not mutually exclusive. We are con
22 July 2008
A wave of “green” is washing over Ingolstadt: after two years of research, the “Travolution” team has developed a trend-setting concept to improve traffic infrastructure. Investment amounts to a total of about €1.2 million. AUDI AG and its venture partners presented the results today, with further joint pilot projects to follow.
“Travolution blazes the trail for innovative traffic management of a magnitude unique in Germany. The result is a functioning prototype for the traffic control of the future,