Classically Sporty, Elegant and Cult - ABT Performance Exhaust Systems
KEMPTEN, GERMANY - October 22, 2013: Exhaust systems for Audi RS3, RS4, RS5, S5, S6, RS6, S7, RS7 and S8 specifically: ABT Sportsline is a very traditional car-tuning company. Racing icon Johann Abt, father of today’s managing director Hans-Jürgen Abt, once said: “You have to be able to tell a sports car by the sound it makes.” Thus, ABT exhaust systems have always been an important part of its portfolio. But these days, says Hans-Jürgen Abt, it is no longer only about the sound. The ABT PERFORMANCE exhaust systems are also part of the design and of the technical development. They are the icing on the concept’s cake and fully in line with the Audi design, thus underscoring these special cars’ dynamic character.
A beautiful rear can also endear. The exhaust systems co-shape the rear-end and attract attention. They show sportiness and dynamism in a premium look. No wonder, since stainless steel is the lined material here and sees to it that the look is still endearing even after thousands of miles. An ideal fit, best workmanship and a precise use of materials: the ABT PERFORMANCE exhaust systems for the S- and RS-models have been specially developed for these high-performance cars. They fit their agility and power perfectly.
They consist of the rear muffler including a control valve for the typically powerful sound of ABT Sportsline, central silencer and, for the S5 Coupé, Cabrio and Sportback specifically, the typical ABT double end-pipe. On the other S and RS models, the serial end pipe stays in place, but what is installed from the front silencer onwards makes for a sensual experience. It tunes these extremely dynamic cars’ sound. It goes without saying that the system stays below applicable noise protection limits, and in normal situations the ABT PERFORMANCE silencer knows how to behave. But it can also whistle a different tune. When fast and kicked down, the system growls and hisses as dynamically as it befits the engine’s performance. “You should hear that someone enjoys driving,” is, after all, what Johann Abt said.
Of course, ABT Sportsline gives a two-year guarantee on its ABT PERFORMANCE exhaust systems, which can also be installed by all ABT partners worldwide. A TÜV or DEKRA inspection is not required. They have already been inspected, tested and are ready for use once installed.