2019 Audi TT RS is a sleeper of the highest order

first_img When is it coming?The latest TT RS will hit Canadian showrooms this June. RELATED TAGSAudiTT RSCoupeAWD / 4x4GasLuxuryPerformanceNew YorkLuxury VehiclesNew VehiclesNew York Auto ShowPerformance Vehiclesall-wheel drivegasoline What is it?The 2019 Audi TT RS has been reworked to give it a sharper look and more road presence — this is, after all, one of the best sleeper rides on the road. Up front, the TT RS sports a matte black grille with the Quattro logo embellished at the bottom of the bold opening in titanium lettering. Below that is the wide lip spoiler, flanked by yet more black grilles — these improve the cooling for the turbocharger’s intercoolers. Around back is a fixed spoiler and optional OLED taillights accentuate the look. Capping things off are three vibrant new colours —Turbo Blue, Tango Red Metallic and Kyalami Green.Check out all our latest Auto Show CoverageWhy does it matter?The motive power is one of the things Audi did not change. The 2.5L turbocharged five-cylinder is as legendary as the Ur-quattro, and so is the turbo boost pressure that gives it its oomph — 34 psi, to be exact. This gives the driver access to 394 horsepower and 354 lb.-ft. of torque at 1,700 rpm. It drives all four wheels through Audi’s quattro system and a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. The combination means the TT RS blasts off the line and warps from zero to 100 km/h in a breathtaking 3.7 seconds. Try hiding the smile it promises to induce. Should you buy it?While the individual changes are modest in nature, the fact the TT RS lives on in the age of fun suppression — escalating emissions will slowly kill the really fun cars — is welcome and then some. The TT RS remains one of the world’s best-kept secrets! Yes, having two seats means it is a selfish car, but that’s exactly the point.RELATED Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.22019 Audi TT RSDerek McNaughton, Driving Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.22019 Audi TT RSDerek McNaughton, Driving Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.22019 Audi TT RSDerek McNaughton, Driving Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.22019 Audi TT RSDerek McNaughton, Driving Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.22019 Audi TT RSDerek McNaughton, Driving Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.22019 Audi TT RSDerek McNaughton, Drivingcenter_img We encourage all readers to share their views on our articles using Facebook commenting Visit our FAQ page for more information. COMMENTSSHARE YOUR THOUGHTS Full coverage of the 2019 New York Auto Showlast_img read more

3 Badge Mixology Debuts Bib & Tucker Barrel Program

first_imgHome Industry News Releases 3 Badge Mixology Debuts Bib & Tucker Barrel ProgramIndustry News ReleasesSpirits Business3 Badge Mixology Debuts Bib & Tucker Barrel ProgramBy Press Release – December 6, 2016 64 0 AdvertisementSingle Barrels of Rare, Small-Batch Bourbon Available Exclusively to TradeSonoma, Calif. (Dec. 6, 2016) – 3 Badge Mixology has unveiled an exclusive new program for trade accounts that allows retailers to select their own barrel of rare, cask-strength Bib & Tucker Bourbon for bottling. Bib & Tucker is a small-batch bourbon whiskey sold nationally by 3 Badge Mixology, a division of 3 Badge Beverage Corporation.“The Bib & Tucker barrel program gives retail accounts the opportunity to offer customers something truly unique and tailored to their establishment,” noted August Sebastiani, president of 3 Badge Beverage Corporation. “Each barrel is a little different, with exciting nuances and complexities that connoisseurs of fine bourbon will appreciate. You can select a barrel that best fits your profile – or that of your consumers.”With the new barrel program, trade buyers will have the opportunity to taste samples of cask-strength Bib & Tucker Bourbon, either 7-year aged or 10-year aged, from a variety of different barrels before selecting one for bottling. Once a barrel is selected, 3 Badge Mixology will hand-label each bottle. Distinctive packaging will identify the bottle number, proof, alcohol, barrel number and years aged. Each barrel will contain about 30 6-pack cases of bourbon. After bottling, 3 Badge Mixology will also ship the empty barrel to the customer for display purposes.Bib & Tucker was named for a term used in America’s rough and tumble early days to describe a person’s finest attire for a wedding or a special dance. It signifies putting forth one’s finest. Bib & Tucker is double distilled using a column still followed by an old-fashioned pot still. The mash is chill filtered in the style of Tennessee bourbon and aged in number 1 charred American white oak barrels for at least 6 years. The distinctive barrel aging process is what distinguishes Bib & Tucker.Bib & Tucker is available from 3 Badge Mixology, the spirits division of 3 Badge Beverage Corporation. The company is located at 32 Patten Street, Sonoma, CA 95476. The telephone number is (707) 996-8463. Learn more at 3badge.com.Advertisement Pinterest ReddIt Twitter Share Previous article2016 Harvests in the Loire Valley End on a High NoteNext article2017 Passport to Dry Creek Valley Committee Chairs Announced Press Release Facebook Email Linkedin TAGS3 Badge Beverage Corporation last_img read more

Public education critical aspect of downtown transport changes

first_imgRelatedPublic education critical aspect of downtown transport changes RelatedPublic education critical aspect of downtown transport changes Public education critical aspect of downtown transport changes TransportJanuary 13, 2011 RelatedPublic education critical aspect of downtown transport changescenter_img Advertisements FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Members of the public traversing the busy downtown business district should have little difficulty adjusting to the new transport arrangements. General Manager at the Transport Authority (TA) in charge of operations, Cecil Morgan, told JIS News that when the new system becomes effective, on Saturday (January 15), signs will be used to direct commuters.  “We want to ensure that we have a very good transition, as it relates to going forward. The public must be advised of all the changes. The signs that are to be installed at the various locations to assist persons are pretty much on target,” he said. He advised that the Transport Authority was working closely with the National Works Agency (NWA) to ensure that there are adequate signs, to advise and direct the public where to go and on the changes being made. A public education campaign is also being executed. “We want to ensure that we have a very good transition going forward,” he said, adding that the public relations campaign will ensure that the public is advised of all the changes. The Transport Authority executive pointed out that, in addition to an increase in Transport Inspectors, there will be more traffic police officers on hand, and other stakeholders, to guide the process and ensure commuters can travel safely and with confidence to their destinations.last_img read more