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Watch Schaeffler Audi RS3 EV set 130 mph world record — in reverse

Formula E's Daniel Abt does it without turning his head

The Audi RS3-based Schaeffler 4ePerformance Concept does 130 mph in reverse.

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Audi officially takes over Abt Schaeffler Formula E team

More than just a name change.

Audi becomes an official manufacturer in Formula E with team takeover.

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Dieselgate defeats Audi's Le Mans racing dynasty

For Audi, it's Formula E from now on.

After 18 years of Le Mans racing it's pulling the plug and heading to greener pastures: Formula E.

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Audi eyes factory-backed Formula E racecar for 2017/2018 season

German automaker will get more involved in the all-electric racing series.

Audi is revving up its electric program.

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Lucas di Grassi wins Formula E Long Beach ePrix

Another sunny, zero-emission race is in the books.

After a troubled race in Mexico City, Lucas di Grassi and the ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport race team have a great Formula E finish in Long Beach, CA.

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MT's Jessi Lang recounts her harrowing Autobahn R8 crash

Automotive enthusiasts will likely know the name, face, voice and stories of Jessi Lang well. And if they don't, they should. This Motor Trend video presenter and host of The J-Turn has been something of a fixture in the enthusiast video world. But a year ago, Jessi seemingly vanished from the scene. And we're sad to report that she hasn't been kicking back enjoying umbrella drinks on a beach all this while.

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ABT Sportsline coming to US, premiering AS6 at SEMA

ABT Sportsline, known as ABT Tuning from its founding in 1967 until 1991, is a German aftermarket parts and tuning company that has focused on enhancing Volkswagens and Audis since the VW GTI bowed in 1978 (in Europe, at least) and races competitively in DTM (Germany's touring car racing series). The company has kept its roots in Europe for all of these years, but will debut the AS6, based on the Audi A6, at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) in a couple weeks before opening up sh

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Audi R8 V10 gets tuned up by ABT

Bavarian tuners ABT have done another job on the Audi R8 V10, pumping up the 5.2-liter FSI V10 from 525 horsepower to 600 hp, and torque from 391 pound-feet to 406 lb-ft. With 50 more horsepower than the R8 V10 Plus - but not the extreme weight-loss scheme - ABT claims a 0-62 mile per hour run of 3.5 seconds, the same as the R8 V10 Plus, and a top speed for the mid-engined coupe of 198 miles per hour "is no problem at all."

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ABT introduces 240-HP tuned VW Beetle

Maybe you want a Volkswagen Beetle that does more than merely get noticed. Maybe you want a Beetle that... provokes. If so, you need to give German tuner ABT Sportsline a call.

2011 Audi AS8 by ABT

German tuner ABT has released word (and pictures) of the first tuned 2011 Audi A8 we know about, the AS8. ABT freely admits that the new A8 is pretty sporty on its own. Therefore, the AS8 package seeks to "underline" what Audi's already done in terms of huge, sporting luxo-bargeness. To wit, "[ABT] has not changed the elegant glider into a racing car, but carefully into a confident and sporty automobile."

Abt Sportsline gets its hands on Audi R8 Spyder

Abt Sportline R8 Spyder - Click above for high-res image gallery

Geneva 2010: Abt R8 GTR is full of V10, carbon fiber goodness

Abt R8 GTR - Click above for high-res image gallery

ABT Sportsline tweaks the Audi Q5

Click above for a hi-res gallery of the ABT Q5

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