Moving brazen underneath a new name: quattro GmbH becomes Audi Sport GmbH

Posted on 30. Nov, 2016 by in Audi Canada

Since 1983 quattro GmbH, with a domicile in Neckarsulm, has been building high-performance sports cars and delivering high-tech automotive concepts. And now a Audi auxiliary has altered a name to Audi Sport GmbH. It is built on 4 business areas. In serve to building and prolongation a Audi R8* and Audi RS models, it is obliged for patron motorsport – Audi Sport patron racing. Other areas of business embody automobile customization options around a Audi disdainful program, and lifestyle articles marketed as a Audi Sport collection. 

The name Audi Sport is desirous by a prolonged and successful tradition of motorsport. As distant behind as a 1930s, a mythological “Silver Arrow” models of Auto Union were a ultimate benchmark on racing circuits worldwide. In a 1980s, a Audi quattro with permanent all-wheel expostulate valid outstandingly successful in convene competition. Today a code with a 4 rings is concerned in a DTM, Formula E, GT racing and in a TCR category. Young racing talent is being fostered in a Audi Sport TT Cup. The prolongation models advantage from developments and technologies initial used in motorsport. The Audi R8 and a Audi RS models paint a sporty vanguard of a brand, mixing greatest opening with exclusiveness and prestige.

The shortening RS stands for a many absolute engine chronicle within a sold Audi indication series, for considerable energetic performance, for understated sophistication joined with extensive bland usability, and for quattro permanent all-wheel drive. The brand’s RS tradition started in 1994 with a coming of a Audi RS 2 Avant.

It was a trendsetter – a genuine high-performance sports automobile with 5 seats and a vast luggage compartment. Since then, quattro GmbH has usually stretched a portfolio of RS models, that now operation from a compress Audi RS 3 Sportback* to higher cars such as a Audi RS 6 Avant* or Audi RS 7 Sportback*. The subsidiary’s concentration is to emanate a many prestigious models in a portfolio of AUDI AG.

The Audi R8 is a apex of a product range. The initial era seemed on a marketplace in 2007 with an innovative automobile concept: mid-engine, systematic lightweight construction featuring Audi Space Frame technology, and quattro drive. The high-performance sports automobile provides a standard pushing experience, though is also ideally matched to a racetrack interjection to a best power-to-weight ratio.

The Audi auxiliary doubled a sales over a past 5 years. Over a subsequent 18 months, Audi Sport GmbH will be rising 8 new models, that will serve connect a company’s position in a market. The series of specialized Audi Sport dealers will boost from 370 during benefaction to around 600 by a finish of 2017.

Stephan Winkelmann has been Managing Director of a association given Mar 15, 2016. Audi Sport GmbH has around 1,200 employees during locations in Neckarsulm and Ingolstadt.

The product portfolio of Audi Sport GmbH now comprises a following models:

  • Audi RS 3 Sedan*
  • Audi RS Q3*, Audi RS Q3 performance*
  • Audi RS 6 Avant*, Audi RS 6 Avant performance*
  • Audi RS 7 Sportback*, Audi RS 7 Sportback performance*
  • Audi TT RS Coupé*, Audi TT RS Roadster*
  • Audi R8 Coupé*, Audi R8 Spyder*
  • Audi S8 plus*

Fuel expenditure of a models named above

Audi RS 3 Sedan:
This automobile is not nonetheless on sale. It does not nonetheless have form capitulation and is therefore not subject to gauge 1999/94/EC.

Audi RS Q3:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 8.6 – 8.4** (27.4 – 28.0 US mpg);
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 203 – 198** (326.7 – 318.7 g/mi)

Audi RS Q3 performance:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 8.6 (27.4 US mpg);
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 203 (326.7 g/mi)

Audi RS 6 Avant:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 9.6 (24.5 US mpg);
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 223 (358.9 g/mi)

Audi RS 6 Avant performance:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 9.6 (24.5 US mpg);
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 223 (358.9 g/mi)

Audi RS 7 Sportback:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 9.5 (24.8 US mpg);
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 221 (355.7 g/mi)

Audi RS 7 Sportback performance:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 9.5 (24.8 US mpg);
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 221 (355.7 g/mi)

Audi TT RS Coupé:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 8.4 – 8.2** (28.0 – 28.7 US mpg);
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 192 – 187** (309.9 – 300.9 g/mi)

Audi TT RS Roadster:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 8.5 – 8.3** (27.7 – 28.3 US mpg);
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 194 – 189** (312.2 – 304.2 g/mi)

Audi R8 Coupé
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 12.3 – 11.4*** (19.1 – 20.6 US mpg);
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 287 – 272*** (461.9 – 437.7 g/mi)

Audi R8 Spyder:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 11.7 (20.1 US mpg);
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 277 (445.8 g/mi)

Audi S8 plus:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 10.0 (23.5 US mpg);
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 231 (371.8 g/mi)

** Figures count on a tire/wheel sets used

*** Figures count on a tire/wheel sets used and a engine/transmission variant

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