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    News & Information from the Audi aftermarket.

    1. New TID Styling Bits Make R8 Look Like Cross Between R8 LMS and 'Red Sonja'



      We've just stumbled across some of the latest modifications for the Audi R8 by TID Styling. Most known for their carbon fiber trim and body panels, the most noticeable feature on this car must be the carbon fiber hood. Discounting the cowl texturing, the large D-shaped outlet (or outlet appearance portion of the design) reminds us quite a bit of the carbon hood specced on the GT3 class R8 LMS by Audi Sport.

      Below ...
    2. STaSIS Releases First Pics of Upgraded Audi A7



      West Virginia-based Audi tuning firm STaSIS has released its first photos of the new Audi A7 with upgrades. In the photos we can see STaSIS wheels, exhaust, Alcon Brakes and a lowered suspension (presumably Ohlins). Since STaSIS is one of the companies offering an ECU upgrade for the 3.0 TFSI, expect an upgrade there too. Check out the rest of the photos below.

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    3. In Brief: Hans Juergen Abt of Abt Sportsline Sits Down for Chat at 2011 Geneva Motor Show



      Anyone keeping track of Audiís DTM efforts will immediately recognize one very regular face in the Geneva Motor Show stand of Abt Sportsline. One of the brothers behind the fabled Audi tuning brand, Hans Juergen Abt is also the Team Director of Audi Sportís Team Abt Sportsline. No surprise, Hans Juergen was on hand at Geneva to help launch ...
    4. Audi R8 Tron.... There's Nothing E About It.



      Remember West Coat Customs? That was the shop that did Pimp My Ride then split with Xzibit and the MTV crew to re-establish the shop's credibility. Seems some of those builds were a little over the top.

      Okay, so we're not saying WCC can't build some cool cars but our jury's still out on this R8 Tron. The re-make of the movie was okay I guess but adding the full Tron treatment ...
    5. Green Audi A3 from SEMA Featured on Eurotuner.com



      Remember that green Audi A3 that turned up in our coverage of the 2010 SEMA Show ? At the time we didn't know much about it but now thanks to Sam Du and our buddies over at Eurotuner we have more information about the car.

      Los Angelino Jose Romo started out in the Euro lowrider scene that is actually more Hondas than Euros. However, he's moved on and up to an ...
    6. Pair of Citrus-Smooth Mk1 Audi TTs Featured on Eurotuner



      With prices of the original iconic first-gen TT still going lower, we've been particularly pleased by the number of significantly built Mk1s on the modified scene. Case in point are this pair of TTs owned by a father and son duo who brought them out to Wuste this season. Eurotuner Magazine was on hand and shot the two out in the desert.

      Given the bold nature ...
    7. Project TTS/SF: Wheels & Tires



      Words: Jason Crouch, Photography by Cole Kelly & Jason Crouch

      In our previous installment we traveled from California to Alabama to visit the guys at APR and get the car pushed up to the 400hp mark. They accomplished this using their excellent Stage 3 turbo kit developed for the TTS, which utilizes a GT2871 turbo. And with much higher levels of power, ...
    8. Video: UK Tuner's Audi TT RS Manages 0-60 MPH in 3.55 Sec & 12.09 Quarter Mile at GTI International



      We've run photos of this particular signal green TT RS in the past. Owned by UK tuning firm TTS Roadsport, the car features ECU upgrade and exhaust. That's a conservative list of mods but worth noting when you pair it with the fact that they managed 3.55 seconds 0-60 mph and a 12.09 quarter mile at this year's GTI International.

      The below video, circulating around TT discussion forums for a while ...
    9. Mysterious R8 Spied at Nurburgring Might be R8 GT-RS Says AutoExpress, We Say It's Not.



      Check out this Audi R8 spotted running at the Nurburgring that's got everyone in a tizzy. The car is a bit of a mystery with a rear bumper from the R8 GT, larger side intakes, carbon fiber splitters, R8 LMS rear decklid window and, oddly, exhaust exiting directly through the back where the license plate usually sits.

      The shots, published in AutoExpress, are suggested ...
    10. SR Auto Group at It Again with Project Pur R8 'Phantom'



      We don't know what's in the water in British Columbia where SR Auto Group is located but we hope they keep drinking it up because the modified Audis this Canadian shop calls their own leave us speechless nearly every time. Case in point is this so-called 'Phantom' Audi R8.



      A mix of gloss and matte blacks ...
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