EngageSportMode Awards 2014 – Part One

With the clock running down on 2014, it’s time for EngageSportMode to bring you our annual awards. Who has performed well enough to earn a coveted macaroni and glitter trophy this year? Part one focuses on road cars, whilst part two will include motorsport and media. Let’s get down to business: 2014 seemed to be the…

Audi S1 Sportback quattro – Full Review

We’ve been itching to get behind the wheel of the S1 since it was first announced earlier in the year. Luckily, the good people at Newcastle Audi were prepared to help; letting us find out if the S1 quattro lives up to that illustrious badge. So, what did our editor think? As predecessors go, sharing a badge with the…

Friday Photo – Audi S1 Sportback quattro in Teesdale

Our full review will be out this weekend but, for now, here’s a teaser photo of the Audi S1 next to one of the North East’s best driving roads.  Thanks to the very generous people at Newcastle Audi, we were lucky enough to spend 24 hours with the S1 Sportback earlier this week. Suffice to say we were…

Newcastle Audi – The cathedral of quattro?

Newcastle Audi recently opened a brand-new dealership on Scotswood road in the city. EngageSportMode was in the area, so we went along to take a look around.  It’s not often a car dealership has the ability to leave you a little bit speechless; unless you’ve just been given the price for your car in part-exchange perhaps….

Being Specific – Audi S1 quattro

If you hadn’t noticed, we’re big fans of the Audi S1 here at EngageSportMode. The combination of the highly regarded Audi A1, combined with a 2.0 litre turbo engine, quattro drivetrain and manual gearbox make it something of a hot hatch hero. But, if you’re lucky enough to be in the market for one, how does…