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Audi R8 V10 Plus to Pace at Northeast Grand Prix

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by on 22 July 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News Motorsport

The all-new Audi R8 V10 Plus will be this weekend’s Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park pace car. With it, a number of Audi R8 LMSs will look to win the Grand Prix at the 1.5 mile track. Audi has a rich history of victory at Lime Rock Park, winning overall victories from 2003 […] More…

Report: Audi to Invest 1/3 of R&D Budget to Electric and Autonomous Cars

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by on 22 July 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News

Audi will reportedly be making a big push in the electric vehicle segment, and plans for them to make up a quarter of sales by 2025. That means investing roughly a third of its R&D budget into electric cars, digital services, and autonomous driving. This is a change of pace for Audi who, like other […] More…

Read This: NBC Sports Talks to 3-Time Le Mans Winning Race Engineer Leena Gade

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by on 22 July 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News Motorsport

Although it was a tough race this year, Audi engineer Leena Gade has seen her fair share of success with the brand with three Le Mans wins, and a WEC world championship. Unfortunately, Gade left Audi Sport after this year’s race to work with another VW Group Team (Bentley, reportedly). On the occasion of her […] More…

11 Audi R8 GT3 Race Cars at 24 Hours of Spa

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by on 22 July 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News Motorsport

With the premier event on the GT3 calendar coming up, the 24 Hours of Spa, Audi Sport customer racing has more customer racing teams than ever before. Five teams will be fielding an Audi GT3 race car at the 24 Hours of Spa on July 30 and 31. The track will have 11 R8s LMS […] More…

Audi Brings Group S Prototype to Rally Daun

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by on 21 July 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News

Daun is known as the Mecca of historical rally sport, and to make sure that the pilgrimage is  worthwhile, Audi is bringing along three historical rally cars. The Eifel Rallye Festival starts today (the 21th) and will last until Saturday (the 23rd), with historical rally cars of all stripes. Audi, who came to rally prominence […] More…

Watch: Matt Farah Takes a 700hp RS7 Canyon Carving

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by on 21 July 2016 in Fourtitude News Video

  Is the Pope Catholic? Do bears do their business in the woods? Is the RS7 fast? Not only is it fast, says Matt Farah, but “it is obscenely fast.” Naturally, then, people want to modify it and make it even faster. Luckily, there are RS7s, like this one, that have been done right and […] More…

Audi Q7 and A6 Avant are 2016 Auto Test Winners

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by on 21 July 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News

German car magazine, AUTO TEST has named the Audi Q7 3/0L TDI Quattro their best car of the year. The overall winner is joined by the A6 Avant, which the magazine’s upper midsize category value for money category. The Berlin jury praised the Q7’s innovative use of technology, above all its lightweight construction, drive system, […] More…

Audi Builds 200th R8 LMS

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by on 21 July 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News Motorsport

Earlier this month, the 200th Audi R8 LMS racecar left the Neckarsulm factory in Germany. If you lined up all of the LMSs they would form a line that would go all the way around the Bristol Motor Speedway, in Tennessee. “We’re proud of this mark of 200 cars,” says Stephan Winkelmann, Managing of Quattro […] More…

Audi’s New Strategy to Focus on Electric Cars, Mobility Services

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by on 19 July 2016 in Audi News Industry News

Audi will be rolling out a new strategy on Wednesday which will focus the company’s efforts on building more electric vehicles as well as creating an on-demand premium mobility service for the automaker to profit from directly. According to a report by Reuters, Audi CEO Rupert Stadler will outline the new business plan to more than 2,000 managers at […] More…

Watch: Hans-Joachim Stuck Drive an Auto Union Up the Shelshley Walsh Hill Climb

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by on 18 July 2016 in Fourtitude News Video

The Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb is the oldest operational motorsport center in the world, and this weekend it showed some of that history. Two-time Le Mans winner and former F1 driver Hans-Joachim Stuck got behind the wheel of an Auto Union Type C. This isn’t the Type C’s first time up the hill, though. Exactly […] More…

Watch: 2018 RS3 Testing at the Nurburgring

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by on 18 July 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos Video

Last week we showed you the first shots of the new, US-bound Audi RS3, and today we can share this  video of the day’s testing. The exterior highlights are larger air intakes and dual oval exhaust tips, both of which are attached to the 400bhp 2.5L five-cylinder turbo peach from the TT RS. With a […] More…

The Surprising Two Details Audi A5 Designers Fought For

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by on 18 July 2016 in Audi News

The 2018 Audi A5 was recently unveiled, and although the general reaction has been split, designers poured their souls into this redesign. Although this is a second-generation model, the changes on the inside are more significant than on the outside, and critics are saying Audi didn’t push the envelope far enough in terms of design, so […] More…