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2022 ABT RS Q8 "Signature Edition"

2022 ABT RS Q8 "Signature Edition"

The ABT RS Q8 "Signature Edition" will cost you a buttload of money... and then some more!

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.

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2022 Audi RS Q8 By Lumma Design

2022 Audi RS Q8 By Lumma Design

Lumma Design follows up its performance upgrade kit with this aesthetic kit

Back in 2020, Lumma Design offered its first tuning kit for the Audi RS Q8. Two years later, the tuner decided to revisit its kit and is now offering a facelift for its CLR 8 RS package. Since the first time it managed to squeeze more than 100 horsepower from the twin-turbocharged V-8 engine, it decided that the updates should only be limited to the car’s exterior look.

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2022 Audi RS3 Sportback by ABT Sportsline

2022 Audi RS3 Sportback by ABT Sportsline

With a power bump pushing the output to over 450 horses, the Audi RS3 also enters the "300 Club!"

Announced in 2021, the third generation of the Audi RS 3 Sportback brought considerably improved performance, on both road and track.

But, no matter how many improvements the new RS3 is offering, under the hood, things remained pretty much unchanged: output went from 367 horsepower to 394 horsepower. But, for people that want even more than that, ABT Sportsline has the answer.

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2022 Manhart RQ 800

2022 Manhart RQ 800

818 horsepower under the hood will put the Urus to shame

The Audi RS Q8 is the most powerful SUV Audi has to offer, and just a detuned version of the Lamborghini Urus. And, despite being a heavy SUV - 5,291 pounds - it still goes from 0 to 60 mph in under 4 seconds. German tuner Manhart found a way to improve things even further, despite not offering any aerodynamic upgrades.

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2022 Audi SQ5 TDI By ABT Sportsline

2022 Audi SQ5 TDI By ABT Sportsline

Who said a diesel can’t be a lot more fun that the maker intends it to be

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.

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2022 Audi RS6-S by ABT

2022 Audi RS6-S by ABT

Not as powerful as the previous Johann Abt Signature Edition, but still a lot of power for a station wagon

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.

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2022 Audi RSQ8-S by ABT

2022 Audi RSQ8-S by ABT

With 740 horsepower under the hood, the RSQ8-R is a lot more powerful than the Urus!

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.

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2021 Audi RS7 By Mansory

2021 Audi RS7 By Mansory

Mansory takes the already awesome Audi RS7 and makes it even better

The RS7 is probably one of the most beautiful cars in Audi’s lineup. But since even the most beautiful cars out there can be further upgraded, Mansory found a solution to make the RS7 even better looking. The famous tuner came with an upgrade kit, that not only changes the look of the RS7, but it also makes it even more powerful and faster.

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2021 Audi RS6 Johann Signature Edition by ABT

2021 Audi RS6 Johann Signature Edition by ABT

This special-edition ABT RS6 makes 800 horses, sprints to 60 mph in under three seconds, and is limited to just 64 examples

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.

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2021 Audi SQ7 TFSI by ABT

2021 Audi SQ7 TFSI by ABT

The tuner has equipped the SUV with new wheels and a host of other add-ons inside-out, but hasn’t made any performance upgrades

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.

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2021 Audi RS Q8-R by ABT

2021 Audi RS Q8-R by ABT

This ABT build makes 720 horses and commemorates the company’s 125th anniversary

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.

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2020 Audi RS5 by ABT

2020 Audi RS5 by ABT

ABT has put the car on steroids and it makes 80 horses more than the stock Audi RS5

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.

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2020 Audi RSQ8 by Mansory

2020 Audi RSQ8 by Mansory

This is arguably one of the smartest builds to have rolled out of Mansory’s factory

Audi wagons and SUVs are a hit among tuners. We’ve seen ABT, Lumma, and many other aftermarket tuners come up with special signature twists on these vehicles. Now, Mansory has laid its hands on the Audi RS Q8. What’s surprising is that the RS Q8 doesn’t go through a radical, bizarre aesthetic-twist, as we saw in the case of the Rolls-Royce Cullinan Coastline, the Lamborghini Urus Venatus, and the Mercedes-AMG G63 Star Trooper. I mean, the changes are more than evident, but it isn’t dressed in colors that would win it a prize at a fancy-dress competition.

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2021 Audi RS Q8 by ABT

2021 Audi RS Q8 by ABT

ABT is offering two power output packages that add over 100 horses to the stock model’s figures!

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.

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2020 Audi RSQ8-R By ABT

2020 Audi RSQ8-R By ABT

The SUV will come with 740 horses and have a top speed of almost 200 mph!

Kempten-based aftermarket tuner, ABT Sportsline, is known for its tune-ups for Audi vehicles. It has worked on the Avant series, the All road series, and even various Audi SUVs. Now, it has selected the German automaker’s flagship SUV, the RS Q8, and given it some steroids. It’s called the RSQ8-R and is a limited-edition to commemorate its 125th birthday in 2021. This edition will churn out 740 horses and will have a top speed of 195 mph! Now, that’s a grand way to celebrate a birthday.

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2020 Audi A6 Allroad By ABT Sportsline

2020 Audi A6 Allroad By ABT Sportsline

All the engines receive significant power boosts without any hardware upgrades

The Audi RS4 Avant and the RS6 Avant have stolen the limelight from their Allroad counterparts in recent times, but that doesn’t mean the latter is any less worthy. Although the A4 Allroad has been on our shores for quite some time now, Audi recently introduced the A6 Allroad as well.

After working on the Avant series, Kempten-based aftermarket tuner, ABT Sportsline, has now decided to get its hands dirty with the A6 Allroad. ABT has given the A6 Allroad a generous power boost along with a few cosmetic upgrades and it certainly feels more desirable. Does this ABT package narrow down the gap between the A6 Allroad and the RS6 Avant? It’s not fair to compare the two, but it does.

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2020 Audi RS Q8 By Lumma Design

2020 Audi RS Q8 By Lumma Design

A 700-plus horsepower SUV with loads of carbon fiber elements makes this a rather special build

Lumma Design is back with another iteration of the Audi Q8, although this time it has chosen the RS version of the SUV to work on. The German aftermarket company has worked on the standard Q8 in the past and gave it bold exterior looks and customizable power figures based on your preference.

This time around, this RS Q8 receives a modified body kit, a lot of carbon fiber elements, and a huge increase in power. Following the footsteps of the Q8’s moniker system, this one is called the Lumma CLR 8 RS. Do we like this version better than Lumma’s standard Q8 build? Oh yes!

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2020 Audi Q5 55 TFSIe by ABT – The First ABT-Branded Hybrid You Can Buy

2020 Audi Q5 55 TFSIe by ABT – The First ABT-Branded Hybrid You Can Buy

How does 420 horsepower and 406 pound-feet of torque sound?

ABT and Audi kind of go together like peanut butter and jelly. Just this year alone, we’ve seen a handful of ABT-tuned Audis, like the bonkers RS6-R Avant, the RS Q8, and the RS6 Avant. Now, ABT has managed to take the Audi Q5 55 TFSIe, one of Audi’s latest plug-in hybrids, and give it a healthy dose of extra grunt that pushes it well beyond its original specification.

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