The ABT RS 3-R is an Audi RS3 With a Major Attitude Problem
The fourth generation Audi RS3 arrived in 2021 and shortly after became the fastest compact car around Nurburgring. While it offers significant updates over the model it replaces, the RS3 can still be improved. Abt Sportline’s latest RS3-R proves just that: there is room for a lot more under the hood of the tiny sedan. This tuned Audi RS3 has 500 horses under the hood and is strictly limited to 200 units.
The 2022 ABT RS7-R Is More Expensive than the Top-Spec Audi R8
One of the coolest models Audi is currently offering is the RS7. From looks to power, it’s not outrageous to argue that it could be the perfect car. The German tuner, ABT Sportsline, wanted to see if it can improve on that perceived perfection, and the RS7-R is the fruit of that labor. The ABT RS7-R limited edition is offered exclusively in the U.S. market and is limited to just 125 units.
2022 ABT RS Q8 "Signature Edition"
The last time ABT offered a "Signature Edition", it sold like hotcakes. We are talking about the Audi RS6 Johann Signature Edition that was limited to only 64 examples - as a tribute to the company’s founder who lived for 64 years.
Now, ABT is bringing the name back and it is now offering a new RS Q8 "Signature Edition" - based, on, of course, the Audi RS Q8. The package is offered to mark the company’s 125th anniversary and will be limited to only 96 copies.
Drag Race: Audi RS6 Avant By ABT Vs Ferrari 812 Superfast
Few things are as straightforward as pitting two very fast cars against each other in a drag race. This time, we are in Germany where Daniel Abt has arranged for an Audi RS6 Avant modified by ABT to go up against a Ferrari 812 Superfast. Needless to say, the two cars are very different, so it should be an interesting race.
This Audi RS6 Avant Tactical Green by ABT Looks Like A Dream Came True
Last November ABT Sportsline announced the RS6-S tuning kit for the Audi RS6 Avant. It came as a successor for the ‘Johann Abt Signature Edition,’ and, even if it didn’t develop 790 horsepower like its predecessor, it still wowed the world.
The first images revealed by ABT showed the RS6-S is a stunning red finish, but the guys over at Auditography managed to put their hands on a unit finished in a very cool Tactical Green. And we can honestly say that the RS6-S looks one thousand times better than before!
2022 Cupra Formentor VZ5 By ABT Sportsline
Launched only three years ago, Cupra impressed the world with its dynamic and elegant designs. The Formentor VZ5 was launched as a celebration of its third anniversary, and it is also one of the most impressive models offered by Cupra. The Formentor is actually the first model developed from the ground up, but for the VZ5 version, the engine was borrowed from Audi. There will be only 7,000 examples built, so you can say that the Formentor VZ5 is quite a unique car. But, does it need to be updated? Well, ABT sure thinks so!
2022 Audi SQ5 TDI By ABT Sportsline
The Audi SQ5 is already a significant upgrade over the base Q5. For example, customers in the States will get a significant upgrade of an extra 100 horsepower when choosing the SQ5 over the base Q5. In Europe, though, there are a lot of tuners that will find ways to make this difference even bigger. The last one to do so is ABT Sportsline, who is offering an upgrade kit for the SQ5 TDI - both standard and Sportback versions.
2022 Audi RS6-S by ABT
In June 2021 ABT was presenting the ‘Johann Abt Signature Edition’” - a model based on the Audi RS6 Avant built to commemorate the company’s 125th anniversary. It was limited to only 64 units, and, because of its 790 horsepower under the hood, it enjoyed huge success. Actually, it was sold out in no time.
At the customers’ request, ABT is offering a successor for it: the RS6-S. The new model was launched at the same time as the RSQ8-S and will be available starting January 2022.
2022 Audi RSQ8-S by ABT
Back in 2020, ABT announced the RSQ8-R - a package based on the Audi RS Q8 that increased the power up to a total of 700 horsepower. Of course, the car was sold in no time and customers asked for a replacement. Their wishes will come true as, in January 2022, ABT will be offering a new package for the Q8 RS: the new RSQ8-S.
Watch The Audi RS5 And The Nissan GT-R Get Their Asses Whooped By A BMW M4 Competition!
Thomas and James from ‘Throttle House’ organized an all-wheel-drive drag race that had some big names racing against each other. The contenders included an Audi RS5, a BMW M4 xDrive, and a Nissan GT-R. On paper, the GT-R makes the most power, but will that translate to a clean sweep over its German counterparts?
Volkswagen Golf R MK8 by ABT - Making the Competition Irrelevant
When Volkswagen revealed the Mk.8 Golf R, everyone was very impressed. The familiar 2.0-liter turbocharged four-banger was massaged to deliver 315 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque – a nice improvement of 27 horsepower and 30 pound-feet over the MK.7 Golf R. On top of this new Golf R brought the future with it thanks to some awesome high-end tech like that cool all-digital dashboard. In the end, the Golf became a formidable competitor for cars like the Honda Civic Type R, beating it out in almost every category except top speed, which it lost by 2 mph (167 mph vs. 169 when the Golf was equipped with the performance package.) But, what if this kind of performance isn’t enough? Wait, who am I kidding? This is TopSpeed, and it’s never enough. Well, I suppose it’s a good thing that ABT has our back, and even thought what I’m about to tell you is going to sound pretty awesome, it’s going to get better in the future too!
2021 Audi RS6 Johann Signature Edition by ABT
ABT Sportsline has laid its hands on one of the hottest wagons yet again, the Audi RS6 Avant. This time around, it has come up with one of its finest creations called the ‘Johann Abt Signature Edition’. The German tuner is commemorating its 125th anniversary with this build. ABT will be making just 64 examples of the Johann Abt Signature Edition, which is an homage to the company’s founder who lived for 64 years.
2021 Audi SQ7 TFSI by ABT
ABT is back with another Audi build, this time for the SQ7. The automaker recently ditched the diesel engine from this vehicle and dropped an even more powerful V-8 gasoline mill under the hood. In the standard form, the SUV comes with 500+ horses, which is already on the higher end. So, ABT decided to give this bit a skip for this build and went ahead with making changes to the interior and the exterior. The aesthetic changes are significant and make the already-hot SQ7 even hotter.
2021 Audi RS Q8-R by ABT
ABT Sportsline is known for sweet Audi tune-ups and offers packages for almost all the vehicles in the German automaker’s lineup. 2021 is a special year for the Kempten-based aftermarket tuner as it marks its 125th anniversary. And, to commemorate this milestone, ABT has announced a high-performance version of the Audi RS Q8 SUV that makes almost 150 horses more than the standard model.
2021 Cupra Formentor by ABT
Spanish automaker Seat revealed its performance-oriented brand Cupra a couple of years back. The cars look good, come with a load of niceties, and of course, are strong performers. But, no amount of power or mods are ever enough and that is essentially what’s keeping the aftermarket companies running.
ABT Sportsline, the company which is known to work on Audi cars, and by extension, Volkswagen products, is here with its own version of the Cupra Formentor – a subcompact crossover SUV. The ABT Formentor comes with new wheels, a power boost, and a new exhaust system that makes it a different beast.
2020 Audi RS5 by ABT
ABT Sportsline is here with yet another Audi build, this time taking the RS5 under its wings. The aftermarket company offers the car in a shiny, attention-greedy color with big 21-inch gold-finished wheels. The interior comes with a few premium add-ons, too. ABT has also upgraded the suspension setup. However, the highlight of the build is the extra oomph to make it a more powerful and quicker beast than it already is.
2021 Audi RS Q8 by ABT
ABT Sportsline is back again, this time giving a twist to Audi’s performance SUV, the RS Q8. The aftermarket company has worked on a lot of Audi models in the past, and this time it is the SUV’s turn. Not too long ago, the company turned the RS4 wagon into a different beast. This time, ABT is offering two different packages, offering a significant increase in the power outputs over the stock numbers. There are a lot more goodies, like new wheels and exhaust system, that feature along with the package.