THE ABT CONCEPT STUDY
Wtheir Officially 1967, heritage with the street, an roots ith ABT they Audi. over that founded has have ABT as From started 120 an remained Sportsline accrued innovation years as the ABT back racetrack of committed a Tuning rich history, has in workshop. 1950 racing continued in to to excellence tuning to deliver provider and on today their for they commitment the are Volkswagen the largest to and Since Audi then, Group. ABT continues to develop their brand. Their latest offerings have set social media ablaze — especially with their collaboration with famed Swedish alpine race skier Jon Olsson. Known by many as a professional skier, car culture knows Mr. Olsson as the guy with the most intense and unique builds. From his insane
Lambos the snow, luxury with his roof builds land racks, yacht are visually to equipped his RollsRoyce stimulating for and breathtaking to look at. Yet it is his most recent build, the new ABT RS6+ project, which he calls “Phoenix,” that has set the stage on fire. A work of art in its own right, the car features his trademark graphic ensemble and is highlighted by unique ABT Aero Wheels. The wheels featured on his build were a concept study the skier saw at the Geneva Motor Show and he was not prepared to wait, so ABT Phoenix. they has Since created provided reference its debut, quite four as the the prototypes the commotion ABT wheel Aero (which to Wheel) build and it’s ABT actually SPORT based GR wheel. on their The existing standard ABT SPORT GR is presented in 21 inches and pictured here is their latest concept study, CRP covers finished off in visual carbon complete with spokeend designs painted on. The basic idea for the ABT Aero Wheels is inspired by Formula E, which, by the way, was where Olsson and racing driver Daniel Abt met. And while the aim of ABT Sportsline is to bring a limited edition of these wheels into production in the near future, the company is currently debating whether it will be released to the public. So as we eagerly await their final decision, those interested can visit them online for more details. In the meantime, you can start setting funds aside because if they do decide to release it, we’re sure they won’t last long.
BY UWTG STAFF PHOTOS COURTESY OF ABT