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  • High-Performance. Full of Character. Individual. Audi Sport Is Celebrating 25 years of the Audi RS Models

    High-Performance. Full of Character. Individual. Audi Sport Is Celebrating 25 years of the Audi RS Models

    25 years ago, the first Audi RS model was launched on the market in the form of the Audi RS 2 Avant, marking the beginning of a success story. With their proximity to motor racing and their exclusiveness, the Audi RS models have always held a particular fascination. To date, Audi Sport GmbH, formerly quattro GmbH, has presented a total of 25 RS models. In 2019, six further product innovations are being presented, of which two are completely new RS models.
  • 07/14/19

    Runner-up title and victory in the finale for Audi in Formula E

    Audi made the Formula E decider gripping until the last lap. At the New York finale, the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team claimed the runners-up honors in the electric racing series. Audi driver Lucas di Grassi concluded the 2018/2019 season in third place of the drivers’ championship. The last race was won by Robin Frijns in the Audi e-tron FE05 fielded by the customer team Envision Virgin Racing, handing the squad third in the teams’ classification.
  • 07/11/19

    Audi increases deliveries in June to around 166,700 premium automobiles

    Audi delivered around 166,700 premium automobiles worldwide in June, 1.7 percent more than in the same period last year. In particular, the largest single market China (+22.2%) contributed to global growth, closing June with a new record-breaking figure. Across all markets, demand was particularly strong last month for the brand’s premium flagship, the Audi A8, with deliveries up 53.2 percent. Worldwide growth with the Audi Q2 (+46.2%), Audi Q5 (+32.1%) or the new Audi Q3 in Europe (+51.0%) attests to the sustained popularity of the SUV range. Since January the brand with the four rings delivered around 906,200 cars (-4.5%) to customers.
  • 07/11/19

    Daniel Abt to continue racing for Audi in Formula E

    Before the finale of the current season, Audi sets the course for its future in Formula E: Daniel Abt will continue competing in the fully electric racing series together with Lucas di Grassi for the Audi Sport ABT Schaeffler team in the coming season. They are the only pairing to have existed since the series was launched in 2014.
  • 07/05/19

    Premiere of the Audi R8 LMS GT2 at Goodwood Festival of Speed

    Audi Sport customer racing delivers fascination galore with the Audi R8 LMS GT2 at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Oliver Hoffmann, CEO of Audi Sport GmbH, Chris Reinke, Head of Audi Sport customer racing and nine-time Le Mans winner Tom Kristensen together with the Duke of Richmond – the organizer of the Goodwood Festival of Speed – unveiled the new sports car. The expert audience enthusiastically watched the premiere of the sports car with an output of 470 kW (640 hp) – the most powerful one in the eleven-year history of the customer racing program.

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