ABT RS5-R roams supercar territory with 530 HP

ABT Sportsline has hidden an entire subcompact car in the power boost for the current Audi RS5-R. “On the ABT RS5-R, we get an additional 80 HP and 90 Nm from the 2.9 liter biturbo V6, which has a very similar design to the engine in the first Audi RS4,” CEO Hans-Jürgen Abt proudly explains. The vehicle, which is limited to 50 units, will be presented live for the first time at the Geneva International Motor Show (March 8 to 18, 2018).

Thanks to ABT Power, the performance increases from 450 HP (331 kW) to 530 HP (390 kW). At the same time, the maximum torque is increased by 15 % from 600 to 690 Nm. This is also reflected in the driving data, with the acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h improved from 3.9 to 3.6 seconds. In the world of supercars, that is a lot. The internationally largest tuner for vehicles from the Volkswagen and Audi Group has more to offer, though: For example the
ABT muffler system which is part of the performance concept and offers the snarling, charismatic V6 sound that is loved by car enthusiasts all over the world. With its four carbon tailpipes with a diameter of 102 mm, it is a feast for the eyes and ears.

In addition to the longitudinal dynamics, the motorsport specialists also took care of the transverse dynamics: The tuner from Bavaria upgraded the standard suspension with ABT sport stabilizers and ABT height adjustable suspension springs. This leaves customers free to decide on the level of lowering. A coilover suspension system with a special ABT shock absorber setup are also under development, in cooperation with the partner KW automotive. This setup provides a sporty-dynamic driving experience without neglecting the required comfort. Great performance needs a good basis: While the basic RS5 runs off the production line with 19 inch wheels, ABT Sportsline equips the coupé with its
ABT SPORT GR 21 inch rims. The athletically styled wheels have not an ounce of unnecessary weight and feature a strongly concave rim base. The tire format is 275/25 ZR21.

A look at the aerodynamic features in the rear view mirror reveals to other drivers just who is behind them. The new ABT front lip, the ABT front flics and the ABT front grille frame with RS5-R logo will catch anyone’s eye. Overtaking then reveals the aggressive flanks with the optional ABT wheel arch vents, which feature carbon fins. The new add-on parts at the rear are also made from glossy visual carbon – the rear skirt add-on as well as the spoiler. But this is not a view to be enjoyed for long, because the ABT RS5-R will usually disappear again in a fraction of a second. What bystanders will not get to see: The individual interior design, including partial leather seats with RS5-R logo, ABT gear shift cover (carbon), ABT RS5-R “1 of 50” badge and many other extras. This turns the ABT RS5-R into a truly fascinating overall package.


















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Kraftwerk

‘We delve down into the Gunther Werks 400R, perhaps the ultimate iteration of the world’s most beloved 911’

Odd as it might initially seem, a towering reputation and a history of success can be something of a double-edged sword, the yard-stick by which every subsequent undertaking is judged and assessed, and nowhere does this ring truer than when discussing Porsche and its most beloved offering, the 911. Now we’re under no illusions as to the stature of the Porsche 911. it’s the archetypal sports car, a performance and styling icon and perhaps the ultimate proof of the power of automotive evolution.

The only downside, from a Porsche perspective at least, is that the 911’s rabid, highly vocal following is resistant to change in a manner which makes Bob Dylan’s decision to ‘go electric’ in 1965 seem about as fractious as a Sunday afternoon picnic! Nowhere is this all-consuming love for the 911’s heritage more acute than in the 993, the last of the air-cooled 911s and a model who’s values have gone stratospheric of late.

While the 993 might well be the last of the pure 911s, deciding which variation deserves to sit at the very top of the pile is an undertaking fraught with risk, not least as there are so many candidates. We’re certainly not going to open the world’s largest can of worms by attempting to tell you which that might be, but one car must surely be in with a shout is the recently launched Gunther Werks 400R.

Like all the best automotive stories (including KW’s), the idea for the Gunther Werks 400R sprang from the mind and passion of one individual, Peter Nam, the founder of Vorsteiner, a firm known for its advanced composite body styling packages for the great and the good of the supercar world. Now it probably won’t surprise you to learn that Nam knows what he likes when it comes to the 911, with his model of choice being the aforementioned 993, and he needs little encouragement to wax lyrical about its instant throttle response, short wheelbase, exquisite handling, and of course its air-cooled engine.

So far, so regular 993. Where the Gunther Werks car differs is in its concept, that and the sheer bravery required to carry out such massive, irreversible changes to one of the most valuable models in the 911 lineage of course!

“I’m a huge fan of the GT3 and have owned several, but of course the story of that particular car only began with the 996,” muses Peter Nam. “The desire to build our own take on the GT3, to build the car which Porsche never did, that lies at the very heart of the Gunther Werks 400R.”

Everyone in the company and my friends thought I was crazy when I started to implement the plans for the Gunther Werks,” Nam laughs. “We at Vorsteiner have successfully been manufacturing high-quality aerodynamic kits for different vehicles for 14 years, and we have built up an immense knowledge during this time so we are able to realize 80 percent of the Porsche conversion directly at our company.”

Just 25 400Rs will ever be produced, a minuscule number no doubt helped by its eye-watering asking price of $525,000 – a figure which doesn’t include base 993! Not that the lucky 25 buyers will be in any doubt as to the calibre of the work they’re investing in, with the Gunther Werks production process being akin to a complete, nut-and-bolt recreation of a Porsche classic. The aim? To create the 993 GT3 which Porsche never could.

As you might expect given the sheer scale of the project at hand, the first 400R was a mammoth undertaking, one which tested the resolve and capabilities of everyone associated with the programme. Part of this was down to a need to ensure that everything added to the car complemented the work undertaken by Porsche’s own engineering department a full quarter of a century ago, but also the desire to improve upon it, to enhance an already near flawless bit of automotive engineering. Pressure? What pressure!






There was only ever one candidate when it came to propulsion duties, an air-cooled ‘flat-six’ mounted in the rear of the car, albeit one heavily modified from the Stuttgart original. A full 4.0L in capacity, the high-revving, deliciously old-school boxer pushes a mighty 400bhp and 450nm of torque, and all without a turbo in sight. All that shove is then routed through a six-speed Getrag transmission and Limited Slip Differential, both custom designed and specified for this application.

Part of the appeal of the 993, and the GT2 in particular, has long been its looks, with many viewing it as best looking 911 of them all. The Gunther Werks 400R takes everything which made the GT2 such an iconic looking machine, and turns it up to eleven. The roof, boot, arches, bumpers and rear wing are all rendered in stunning, high-grade carbon fibre, bringing both extreme strength and lightweight, all without sacrificing the design language which made the original such a stunning car to behold.

Engine and styling aside, one of the most crucial aspects of the Gunther Werks 400R is the manner in which it drivers, hence why Nam and his team turned to KW. KW’s long-standing association with Porsche’s most beloved offering meant that it was better placed than anyone to lend its expertise to the project, something reflected in the suspension setup now found on each and every 400R; KW 2-way adjustable Clubsports with aluminium uniball top-mounts, not to mention uprated Anti-Roll bars and polyurethane bushes.

Something of a legend in the automotive suspension world, KW Clubsports boast 2-way adjustability and a 16-setting rebound adjuster knob. This enables owners to dial in their desired setup, with broad scope for increased influence over wheel and tyre loads, grip and, in a wider sense, handling. KW’s 2-way Clubsport’s also boast independent compression dampening via an adjustment wheel with 12 ‘clicks’ governing low-speed dampening.

The decision to plump for KW Clubsport suspension means that the 400R’s handling is beyond reproach, even more so than the rarified GT2, the ultimate iteration of 993, and really, there can be no greater tribute to KW’s expertise than this.

Finally, and in a nod to everyday practicality not normally seen on cars of this nature, Gunther Werks opted to add one of KW’s Hydraulic Lift Systems, allowing the 400R to rise up a full 40mm at the press of a button. It means that no ramp or kerb is too steep, and there’s no danger of clouting that stunning bodywork, an important consideration when you consider the expense and time invested in each and every panel.

It really is quite hard to overstate what Peter Nam and his team have achieved with the 400R. They’ve effectively taken one of the most revered examples of the world’s most beloved sports cars, one with a fanbase known for being intensely protective of its chosen subject, and made it better. The end result is nothing more than a wholesale updating of the Porsche 993 legacy, all achieved without in any way sullying the reputation of the Stuttgart original. It’s more than one man’s tribute to his favourite car, it’s the ultimate 993 and the version which Porsche really should have built.

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Will the Anticipated VW Golf Mk 8 Re-establish Itself as Hatchback King?

There are few arrivals as eagerly anticipated as the VW Golf Mk 8, which is expected to go on sale sometime in 2018 or 2019. The Golf has always been a UK best-seller since its first release in 1974, yet it has struggled to live up to its reputation as a hatchback leader in recent years with the developments of the Vauxhall Astra, Ford Focus and Audi A3. Some see the Golf as somewhat dated and this has led to a slight dip in popularity with the GT now a favourite.

Golf Revolution
The German manufacturer has clearly noticed this and appear to have a trick up their sleeve, as they claim that they Mk 8 will undergo its biggest transformation ever in a bid to re-establish itself ahead of the pack. VW is promising a Golf “revolution” which will include a completely digital environment where the steering is the only analogue function. In addition to this, it is said that the interior design will be completely redesigned, and a host of hybrid technology will be included.

Continuity
The exterior design and shape won’t change drastically as it is considered a classic and faultless design. Additionally, many of the same engines and transmissions will be used as this has been key to the Golf’s success over the years with an engine to suit every type of motorist. This makes the new Golf another great all-rounder and one that will appeal to many different groups. This will give the Mk 8 a feeling of familiarity and consistency which is important with such an iconic automobile.

Engines
The Mk 8 will have a range of both petrol and diesel engines available, but it will also feature mild hybrid technology (the first VW to do so). This will provide similar levels of efficiency to diesel engines, but as a cleaner alternative. This will be vital for the Golf in the wake of the VW emissions scandal and proposed 2040 petrol and diesel ban.

The upcoming Mk 8 is already highly anticipated and will likely make quite the splash in the hatchback market. The GT trim has emerged as a VW favourite within the last few years, but it will be interesting to see if it can stay on top of the pile once the Mk 8 hits dealerships like Unbeatable Car in the near future. Based on promises of a revamped automobile which uses the latest technology and cutting-edge design, it is easy to see the new Golf emerging as a class leader right off the bat.

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Forge Motorsport Releases Details Of Hi-Flow Carbon Fibre Intake For 1.4TSI VWs

They say that the more things change the more they stay the same, and this holds true even in the ceaselessly evolving world of automotive tuning. Case in point, Forge Motorsport. You’d struggle to find a firm more closely associated with the white hot heat of technological progress than the Gloucester outfit, yet it’s also aware of the value of timeless tuning. Old school tuning doesn’t come much older (or indeed much more effective) than induction work, hence why Forge has announced the second fitment option within its Hi-Flow range, an intake for the VW Group’s ubiquitous 1.4 TSI engine.

Funneling more air into an engine has been one of the best ways of netting increased bhp since the internal combustion motor first barked into life, yet it’s one which Forge Motorsport has recently turned its considerable resources to in earnest, hence its all new Hi-Flow range of carbon fibre inlet tracts. The second product to join the Hi-Flow range, Forge’s latest offering promises builds upon the firm’s years of experience fettling small capacity VW engines, all wrapped up with an intricate knowledge of air flow rates and how to maximise the performance advantages offered by high end composite materials.

The core of the new Forge Hi-Flow kit comprises an airbox and front air scoop, both rendered in high grade carbon fibre. These were developed as a direct result of an extensive customer consultation process, one which ascertained that the majority of TSI owners wanted an aftermarket hardware which worked in conjunction with the OEM VW airbox. The result is a kit of parts which effectively work with the standard VW airbox, with the most significant component being the carbon fibre airbox lid and imposing looking front scoop, the latter also rendered in carbon fibre.

Evidence of Forge’s commitment to its R&D process can be seen in the manner it approached rendering its Hi-Flow models in carbon fibre, with the firm turning to another company, one with extensive experience of working with this advanced (not to mention specialist) composites. The result was an altogether more sophisticated method of production employed in the construction of all Forge Hi-Flow intakes, Autoclave. This involves This involves the use of up to 10 bar of pressure that is blown into a 100% billet mould to force it out. This high amount of pressure ensures the material is fully in contact with the surface of the mould, which in turn creates a weave that’s tight, solid, strong and completely free from imperfections.

Not only is carbon fibre both lightweight and resistant to the kind of temperatures generated by all internal combustion engines, it’s impossibly cool, a fine addition to the engine bay of any VW. More to the point, Forge’s Hi-Flow intakes form a free-flowing inlet tract, one which has been specifically shaped to funnel large volumes of cool air into the engine at an immense range of knots and with minimal restriction.

The carbon parts are twinned with a less visually spectacular but no less significant part, a specially created Hi-Flow intake hose that mates up to the airbox and therefore totally eliminates the highly restrictive plastic inlet pipe VW saw fit to use. The Forge hose sports a smooth bore multi-ply construction shown to increase airflow, improve efficiency and performance, meaning it’s the perfect partner to the high-end carbon kit mentioned above. The house can be ordered in red, blue or black, and comes supplied with all necessary clamps and fixings.

Forge’s Hi-Flow kit also includes a specially selected Pipercross filter, one with excellent filtration properties designed to protect the 1.4TSI from inhaling damaging particles, debris and other detritus. Pipercross have over a quarter of a century of experience designed and selling state of the art filters for road and competition machinery of all shapes and sizes, and the multi-layer foam filter selected for this application has been proven to flow a massive 30% more air than the stock VW equivalent.

The comprehensive design of the kit means that it’s far more than a mere visual upgrade over the standard VW part, it’s been proven to provide genuine increases in performance, and it’s all down to the ‘ram air’ effect it generates. This ensures that only atmospheric air from outside the engine bay is inhaled by the 1.4, negating power loss from warmer, less oxygen rich air which might otherwise be ingested. Extensive dyno testing on Forge’s own development car has seen impressive hikes in performance, as much as 10 peak wheel horsepower over the stock airbox and filter, with even more potentially available to those owners running Stage 2 tuned vehicles. Whilst power gains may vary depending on the modifications and level of tune of specific cars, this kit will offer a significant improvement over the original air box.

A proven product from a respected tuner, Forge’s latest Hi-Flow intake is a must-fit for anyone serious about power tuning. Not only is it beautifully designed and competitive priced, it can form the perfect foundation stone for more advanced tuning further down the line.

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Why the VW Golf Remains Such a Popular Car

German manufacturer Volkswagen is one of the most popular brands in the UK and this is for good reason. They have a long history of creating reliable, comfortable, practical and affordable automobiles with a car for every type of motorist.

The Iconic Golf
The VW Golf is a good example of this and consistently one of the best selling cars in the UK. The hatchback was first unveiled back in 1974 and is now in its 7th genera-tion, but it has never gone out of style and won many awards throughout its history. So, what is so special about the Golf?

The Golf is a hatchback which is popular with every type of motorist, including young drivers, families and professionals. This is because it is an excellent all-rounder which is great value for money. Despite its compact size (which makes it ideal for city use), the Golf is surprisingly spacious inside so there is plenty of room for other passengers and storage.

Spec
The Golf also has impressive specs, and this is often the first thing that a motorist will look at when shopping for a new car. The 2013 onwards hatchback (seventh genera-tion) has the following specification:

• Power – 103 – 305 bhp
• Fuel Economy – 37 – 83 mpg
• 0-60 – 4.5 – 11.5 seconds
• Insurance Group – 7 – 39
• Road Tax – £0 – £240

Engines
As you can see, performance comes down to the type of engine that you choose and there is a huge range of efficient and powerful engines to choose from with the Golf. This means that there is one to suit every need and it is the only mainstream vehicle that has a choice of petrol, diesel, plug-in hybrid and full-EV. The advanced engine tech means that every engine is efficient and helps to keep running costs down, so this makes it appealing to both eco-conscious drivers and those on a tight budget.

Popular Second Hand
The popularity of the Golf means that there is never a shortage of them for sale sec-ond-hand. As they are so reliable, even the older ones are still a smart investment and very affordable. However, it is important to keep in mind that the number of Golf’s around means that many have changed owner’s multiple times and they are also a popular vehicle to modify. Therefore, it is vital that a vehicle check through HPI is carried out to ensure that there is no hidden past or major issues with the car.

As such a reliable, versatile and cost-effective automobile, it is no surprise the Golf remains such a popular car with so many types of motorist.

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ABT makes Audi RS 3 even sportier

The revised Audi RS 3 Sportback and the new RS 3 limousine have only recently been available. RS models traditionally represent the highest level of performance and equipment. Even so, ABT Sportsline, the market leader for tuning Audi and VW group vehicles, still sees room for improvement and presents the ABT RS 3 at German Essen Motor Show. Those who no longer want to wait for more power and better brakes can find special accessories from the market leader now.

With a performance of 400 HP (294 kW), the Audi RS 3 already shows very clearly what distinguishes it from a normal compact car. Already now, a first performance upgrade is available: ABT Power with 460 HP (339 kW). And thanks to the specially developed and adapted engine control unit, it comes without additional wear and fuel consumption. With ABT Suspension Springs and ABT Anti-Roll Bars, the RS 3 perfectly brings the power of the 5-cylinder in-line engine with 2.5 liters onto the road. In addition, a height adjustable suspension is already in development.

The ABT Brake Upgrade Kit, which hides behind the 19 and 20 inch rims in ABT DR, ER-C, ER-F or FR design, always stops the RS 3 precisely. For the interior, the Bavaria-based company offers different finishing upgrades in carbon and integrated entrance lights with the ABT branding, a gearshift lever badge, and the start/stop button. The rear of the Audi also gets a glossy black rear skirt set consisting of rear muffler channel and ABT Rear Muffler with two 102 mm double pipes in matte black.

And for those who want even more, ABT presents the ABT RS 3 as a complete package at the Essen Motor Show. It is currently being tuned by the motor sports professionals and will be equipped with the even more powerful performance level ABT Power R. In regards to the design, ABT Sportsline does not miss the opportunity to complement the ABT RS 3 with a number of additional aerodynamic elements and interior finishing upgrades to make it stand out. The ABT RS 3 comes with a front skirt add on, a front grille add on with RS 3 logo, the rear skirt set, and different ABT RS 3 finishing upgrades for the interior.

With an improved suspension, a brake upgrade kit and new rims, the ABT RS 3 package for Sportback and limousine refines the sporty and luxurious character of the RS 3 even more and makes the Audi model complete. This is the closest a compact car can get to motor sports.

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Now available for the new Audi RS3 (Type 8V) notchback sedan!

The success story of the Audi RS3 continues, and for the first time the sportiest compact model from Audi is now also available as notchback sedan. The revised RS3 performance with 400 hp also takes into account the latest generation of the KW coilover kits. Shortly after the official sales start of the new Audi A3 series top model, the KW Variant 3 is already available. The coilover kit is independently adjustable in compression and rebound damping, further increasing the handling characteristics of the RS. In addition, it offers the possibility of a continuous lowering between 10 – 35 mm. Find out more at http://ift.tt/2cILv2L

With a KW coilover kit it is easy to increase the handling and the driving dynamics of the new Audi RS3 notchback sedan. “With the Variant 3, we are primarily speaking to a target group that puts a great value on increased driving dynamics in combination with a continuous lowering,” says KW Product Manager Johannes Wacker. With our V3 suspension, drivers get the possibility to individually adjust the dampers. “If, for example, you install different rims than the wheel- / tire combinations offered by Audi, you will be able to further customize the damper setup, in addition to the possibility of a continuous lowering”, explains Johannes Wacker.

For example, the KW coilovers allow changing of the handling and driving comfort according to the individual driving demand via an integrated rebound adjustment with 16 exact clicks. Similar to KW suspension kits for motor sport, the rebound and compression stages can be separately adjusted. “So it is easy to directly take influence on the steering response, track stability, tire grip, and handling characteristics for safe controllability at the limit. With no other coilover kit for pure road use, you have such a great scope in regards of damper adjustment.” A total of twelve clicks are available for the compression stage, for example, in order to increase the tire grip and the road connection. In case, the RS3 notchback sedan is equipped with the optional adaptive dampers, a so-called cancellation kit for the series dampers as Plug & Play solution is part of the KW coilover kit Variant 3 delivery content.

During installation, the cancellation kit is connected with a compatible plug-in connection and with exception of the electronic damper control, all Audi assistance and dynamics systems remain active. In addition to the adjustable compression and rebound damping, preconfigured high speed compression valves are also used for the Variant 3. These high speed valves with their “blow-off characteristics” open additional bypass channels when driving over ground shafts or cross-joints, so that the wheels can dive in and the tires do not lose their road holding.

This is also one of the reasons why even at maximum lowering, a KW coilover kit allows such a sporty driving comfort in comparison to other suspensions. The tested lowering range of the Audi notchback-sedan is 10 and 35 mm on both axles but due to its lower center of gravity from the factory, the adjustment range for the RS3 with a KW V3 Coilover kit installed is equivalent to lowering a standard A3 notchback sedan up to 60mm. In this YouTube video, the founder and KW CEO explains the structure of the KW valve technology:

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tuning


If we consider the etymology of the word “tuning”, it makes sense to relate it with “tune” (meaning the act of becoming harmonic), but in a conceptual way, it makes more sense to relate it with “turn” (to change, in order to become). This may sound rather petty on my account and it may somewhat disregard the poetry imbued within the art, but I do find cars reflect their owners’ personality and if one considers the aesthetics only, instead of the engineering, “turning” applies to the act of transforming something, while “tuning” is more focused on an artistic approach. Having this said, people have all types of different personalities, and not all of us are artists.

The majority of people are practical, only a niche can be regarded as purely idealist. There is a bit of deviant, misfit, rebel, egocentric, even narcissistic in all drivers who inevitably end up tuning their cars. Sure, we may think the vehicle ended up being “tuned” (becoming in tune) with their owner’s personality; however, the act itself is about transformation, and that doesn’t include just the basic parts, like the ones we find in giga-pneus.pt. Replacing original parts to alter the car’s appearance is modifying; removing the vehicle from its original shell, its cocoon, and unraveling its true aspect, in such a way it may reflect the owner’s true nature. The image we wish to convey to others is often more social rather than the result of a process of self-introspection. This is the part where, in my belief, resides the pursue of harmony, because engineering – the car from within – should be a well-oiled machine; purring, but ready to roar; powerful, yet smooth; and above all with flawless performance.

Tuning, in a way, has done more for the transformation of the automobile industry, socially and culturally, than becoming in harmony with the owners’ personalities or way of life (aka individually). It can be viewed as a cultural phenomenon that surely sprung out of the drive to drive, the love for mechanics and the will to create new lines and angles for the world to behold. We may safely say countless performance improvements were found during the numerous hours spent replacing components, but in the end looks matter: we are all susceptible to fall in love at first sight and for some reason, first impressions do count.










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ABT and Vossen Wheels

When two major aftermarket companies like ABT and Vossen Wheels join forces, Audi enthusiasts are in for a treat. ABT, the worldwide leading tuner for cars from Audi and VW, and Vossen Wheels, one of the trendsetting wheel brands in the industry, have teamed up to create a very special and strictly limited Audi Q7.

The Audi Q7 ABT Vossen 1 of 10 is not an ordinary luxury SUV. ABT has taken the elegant body of the Q7 and outfitted it with visually striking aerodynamic parts. The wide body package includes a front skirt, fender extensions, a rear skirt set with rear muffler and end pipes, a rear wing and door strip attachments. Additional carbon fiber parts on the front grille, front lip, the rear skirt insert and the doors have been added for an even more luxurious, yet sporty look.

All this is topped off with a very special Vossen Forged wheel set. Featuring a split five-spoke design the 10 x 22” wheel, polished with a brushed face in “Stealth Grey”, was exclusively designed for the Audi Q7 ABT Vossen 1 of 10. The unique rim from the Miami-based wheel manufacturer is perfectly in line with the German SUV’s bold appearance, also thanks to the ABT Level Control that lowers the car by up to 0.8 inches (20 mm).

The interior of the Audi Q7 ABT Vossen 1 of 10 also shows its owner that it is a very special car indeed. The dashboard and door sills feature the “1/10“ badge and the seats have been highlighted with alcantara inlays and ABT logos. Selected carbon fiber upgrades for the dashboard and seat panels as well as a carbon fiber gearshift knob provide just the right amount of interior personalization.

ABT and Vossen both have a high emphasis on design that is innovative and aesthetically pleasant. The Audi Q7 ABT Vossen 1 of 10 is a collaboration effort where each distinctive styling is complementing the other.

The Audi Q7 ABT Vossen 1 of 10 is currently on display at the Mandarin Oriental in Las Vegas until November 3rd 2017. Please visit www.abt-america.com for more info about us and our products.

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Wrap Like a King

Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions announced today that Lei’d Low by Nick Caminiti, car wrap installer at Exotic Graphix from Australia, was named the King of the Wrap World in the “Wrap Like a King” Challenge at the 2017 SEMA Show. Caminiti competed against 159 other installers from 19 countries to earn the title of “King of the Wrap World” for 2017.

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