It’s official, Audi selected Sauber as a strategic partner to enter the 2026 Formula 1 season. The Swiss racing team will compete as the Audi factory team from 2026 onwards using the power unit developed by the automaker. They are currently developing the power unit, which consists of an electric motor, battery, control systems and a combustion engine, in Neuburg an der Donau
Limited to 100 vehicles worldwide, the Audi TT RS Coupé Iconic Edition is finished in a sleek Nardo Grey color, which was named after the legendary Italian race track. Aesthetically, it also boasts a glossy black grille with a matte black single-frame, a glossy black side skirt and 20-inch glossy black alloy wheels with a 7-arm design sporting matching black brake calipers.
Audi is set to enter the world of F1 racing starting in 2026 using a specially developed hybrid power unit built in Germany. There are new technical rules that will go in effect from 2026 that focus on greater electrification as well as advanced sustainable fuel. Plus, a cost cap for power unit manufacturers will be introduced in 2023.
At first glance, this may look like a Ferrari of some sort to the untrained eye, but it’s actually an Audi R8 V10 Spyder turned LaFerrari knockoff. Power comes from a 5.2L V10 engine making 562 hp and 406 lb-ft of torque, mated to a 7-speed DL501 S-Tronic dual-clutch transmission, which means that it could be as fast as a LaFerrari with some modifications.
Ken Block may have moved away from Ford, but that doesn’t mean he stepped away from fast cars. However, he’s gone electric this time…a customized Audi RS E-Tron GT to be exact. It’s the German automaker’s fastest electric vehicle yet with 637hp and 612 lb-ft of torque.