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New LEGO Speed Champions Sets are Perfect for Car Lovers

by on 4 January 2017 in Choice Gear Fourtitude News

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There’s finally a Bugatti Chiron you can afford. Last November, LEGO unveiled its new Ford GT set that includes both the iconic Ford GT40 and the new Ford GT that won Le Mans 24 Hours into 1966 and 2016, respectively. The toy company has just announced that more Speed Champions sets will be arriving this year […] More…

Bugatti Could Speed Up Chiron Production Even More

by on 12 December 2016 in Audi News

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With 220 Chirons already sold, Bugatti is speeding up production to get cars into the hands of owners quicker. The company originally planned to build 500 Chirons over eight years but according to GT Spirit, that timeframe could be revisited based on demand. Currently the automaker has decided to increase capacity to 65 units for next year, meaning anyone […] More…

World’s Largest Indoor Go-Kart Track is a Dream Come True

by on 22 November 2016 in Fourtitude News Motorsport

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Montville, Connecticut will be home of the world’s largest indoor go-kart track. NasKart Karting and Trampoline Park is set to open to the public January 2017 in Southeast Connecticut and it will feature two tracks totaling a half mile as well as go-karts that can go as fast as 45 mph. The 110,000 square-foot facility will […] More…

Mystery Lamborghini to Debut in LA this Month

by on 4 November 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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The Italian automaker will take advantage of the L.A. Auto Show, but the debut won’t take place inside the convention center. According to CarBuzz, Lamborghini has confirmed it will debut a new car in Los Angeles this month, but it won’t be attending the annual auto show. The move is similar to what the company did last […] More…

Another Rad LEGO Project Needs Your Help to Become Real

by on 31 October 2016 in Choice Gear Fourtitude News

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If you’re a fan of classic Volkswagens, this LEGO creation is perfect for you. Trying to garner support on the LEGO Ideas website is a Volkswagen Golf MK1 GTI creation, consisting of 1,278 pieces. It’s roughly comparable in size to the existing 1,167-piece Volkswagen Beetle model. Like other LEGO Ideas, the Volkswagen Golf MK1 GTI needs 10,000 supporters before […] More…

Lamborghini Opens Up Dream Opportunity for US College Students

by on 26 October 2016 in Fourtitude News Lamborghini News

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Lamborghini has teamed up with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to further its research and development. The Italian automaker has signed a three-year sponsorship deal with the Boston-based university, allowing it to take more than 50 students to study abroad each year in Italy. Those students will assist with research and development, seemingly a dream opportunity […] More…

Lamborghini Trademarks a Name for a Future Supercar

by on 20 October 2016 in Fourtitude News Lamborghini News

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Lamborghini is dropping hints that a convertible variant of the Huracan Superleggera is in development. The Italian automaker has applied to trademark Huracán Performante for various goods and services, including vehicles, clothing, printed matter and accessories such as headphones, games software and more. It’s more than likely that the trademark will be used for a vehicle and that […] More…

Germany Looks to Ban Internal Combustion Engine by 2030

by on 13 October 2016 in Fourtitude News Industry News

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The German government is looking to ban the internal combustion engine by 2030. A resolution has passed in Germany’s Bundesrat, the federal council of all 16 German states, that will ban the sale of internal combustion engines in the European Union by 2030. According to the resolution, only zero-emissions vehicles will be allowed to be […] More…

All-Electric Audi R8 E-Tron Has Been Quietly Discontinued Again

by on 12 October 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Audi’s all-electric R8 has been discontinued once again. After being an on-again, off-again project for at least six years, the German automaker showed off the production R8 e-tron at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. Based on the second-generation Audi R8, the e-tron production model features an all-electric powertrain with 456 horsepower and 679 pound-feet of […] More…

Audi Recalls 170,000 Cars for Fuel Leak

by on 11 October 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Volkswagen has announced three separate recalls affecting a total of 281,505 vehicles in the U.S. The recalls are not related to diesel engines, but rather possible fuel leak issues with the affected vehicles. The first recall affects the 2015-2016 Volkswagen Golf, Golf SportWagen and GTI models that require partial zero emission vehicle (PZEV) modifications, as well […] More…

Lamborghini Aventador Facelift Goes Testing at the Nurburgring

by on 6 October 2016 in Fourtitude News Lamborghini News Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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Lamborghini is putting its facelifted Aventador to the test at the world famous Nurburgring. This isn’t the first time spy photographers have caught the Lamborghini Aventador facelift testing, but it is the first time it has hit the track. Like before, the prototype is still sporting plenty of camouflage but we can spot the larger air […] More…

Audi S8 Spied Lurking Near the Nurburgring

by on 27 September 2016 in Fourtitude News Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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The next-generation Audi S8 has been spied testing for the very first time. Spy photographers caught the Audi S8 prototype testing near the Nurburgring, just like the Audi S7 last week. Expected to debut sometime late next year, the new S8 will pack plenty of high-tech features including Piloted Driving. Under the hood, it is likely […] More…