Fourtitude.com

For Audi enthusiasts

r8 striptease photo
test cover photo
techno classica 2014 cover photo
targa trophy cover photo
texas test cover photo
rs faux header photo

>

<

Audi exclusive RS 7 dynamic edition to Debut at New York International Auto Show

Audi RS7 dynamic edition 579 600x300 photo

posted by on 15 April 2014 in Audi News

The Audi exclusive RS 7 dynamic edition will make its debut at the New York International Auto Show on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 and will begin arriving at dealerships in early summer. Highlights include such elements as Crimson Red safety belts and stitching throughout the interior. Tornado Red brake calipers, Carbon fiber elements, DRC suspension and sport exhaust. MSRP including destination and delivery is $146,045. More…

Audi S6 Facelift Test Mule Spied at Nurburgring

Audi S6 C7 facelift test mule 572 600x300 photo

posted by on 15 April 2014 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

Audi is readying a product improvement (a.k.a. “P.I.”, a.k.a. “facelift”) for its range of C7-based cars. Thus far we’ve seen test mules of the RS 6 Avant, the A7 and the A6 allroad, and now we’ve seen the first S6 version.
More…

Audi Q7 Test Mule Spied at Nurburgring

Audi Q7 MQB Nurburgring test mule 565 600x300 photo

posted by on 15 April 2014 in Audi News

Test weeks continue at the Nurburgring and today our spy photographers encountered this Q7 test mule. Still in psychedelic wrap and considerable amounts of cladding, it seems Audi’s not quite as ready to tease the design as they are with the new R8 that popped up recently with less of a disguise.
More…

Former Audi Development Boss Wolfgang Dürheimer Lands at Bentley Helm

2013 dtm hockenheim audi dtm 523 600x300 photo

posted by on 15 April 2014 in Industry News

In a rather surprise move mid-way through last year, Audi ousted Wolfgang Dürheimer as head of development. The German executive had held the role for barely a year when the change was made, marking a decidedly defined change of direction for the engineering-driven brand of Audi. More…

Tom Kristensen – The Making of a Le Mans Legend

2013 WEC 6 Hours of Shanghai Audi 450 600x300 photo

posted by on 14 April 2014 in Motorsport

Tom Kristensen is the most successful driver in the history of the 24 Heures du Mans (24 Hours of Le Mans). Talking exclusively to caracingnews.com, the Rolex Testimonee describes the defining moments and anecdotes behind each triumph, from his debut victory in 1997 to an emotionally testing ninth success in 2013. More…

Audi Sport News Update: customer racing

vln header 600x300 photo

posted by on 14 April 2014 in Motorsport

As the 2014 season has fully set in, the R8 LMS ultra is taking to tracks all over the world. From the Pirelli World Challenge in the USA to the VLN and Blancpain series in Europe, the car is proving dominant on multiple continents. More…

B8 Audi RS 4 Avant Joins Forza Motorsport 5 Lineup

rs4 forza 600x300 photo

posted by on 14 April 2014 in Choice Gear

Just in case you’ve been looking for another reason to pick up Forza Motorsport 5 for Xbox One, it turns out the current RS 4 Avant was added to the latest expansion pack of cars. Even better, unlike previous LMP Audis that have popped up in a similar fashion in recent packs, the RS 4 can be cherry-picked. There’s no need to download all of the cars if this is the only one you really feel the need to buy.
More…

More Drawings of that upcoming TT-Based Concept for Beijing Motor Show

profil d 600x300 photo

posted by on 14 April 2014 in Design Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

We’ve stumbled across a few more Audi Design Team drawings out there of the 4-door TT-based crossover concept bound for this month’s Beijing Motor Show via the French website L’Automobile.
More…

DTM: 4-Day Hockenheim Pre-Season Tests Begin

hockenheim test 600x300 photo

posted by on 14 April 2014 in Motorsport

Audi Sport’s DTM squad moves this week to Hockenheim for a 4-day test session that will mark the final runnings before the start of the 2014 season. This week it’s all hands on deck and all cars on track, meaning the final liveries of the RS 5 DTM will also be revealed. More…

Audi Sport News Brief: DTM

2014 DTM Hockenheim Test 327 600x300 photo

posted by on 14 April 2014 in Motorsport

Activity is picking up as the latest DTM season moves closer to opening day. This week saw the team traveling from test to test, with various events in between. The RS 5 DTM proved strong at the Hungaroring and now moves to a four-day test in Hockenheim. Remaining 2014-spec liveries for the RS 5 DTM have been revealed, while drivers like Mattias Ekstrom and Edo Mortara have headed to various PR events. More…

WEC: Silverstone Preview, Audi Begins New Era as World Champions

2014 WEC The Prologue Preseason Test Audi 299 600x300 photo

posted by on 14 April 2014 in Motorsport

This is a change of historic proportions: The new regulations of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) force the automobile manufacturers to use significantly less fuel than last year. The new rules will come into effect at the Silverstone (GB) season opener on April 20. Audi is tackling the challenge as the 2012 and 2013 World Champions with a newly designed R18 e-tron quattro and two strong driver lineups. Besides demonstrating their driving skills in the race they will also have to make their personal contribution to efficiency – not least due to the fact that, following an adjustment of the regulations on short notice, race cars with diesel engines like the R18 e-tron quattro are subject to another reduction of fuel-energy compared to competitors using gasoline engines. More…

Video: APR/NGP Tuned Audi RS 7 and S6 Square off at Maryland Drag Strip

dragstrip 600x300 photo

posted by on 11 April 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News Video

DC-Baltimore area Audi tuner New German Performance just happens to be an APR distributor, so maybe it’s not surprising they’d have a few customers with an RS 7 or an S6. More interesting though might be what happens when two such customers head off to a local drag strip.
More…