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Clone Wars: Zotye Has a Lamborghini Urus Clone in the Works

by on 13 April 2017 in Fourtitude News Lamborghini News

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Zotye is the most unoriginal automaker you’ve never heard of. The Chinese company has made a bit of a name for itself copying more established, well known manufacturers and the latest addition to its lineup is yet another carbon copy – this time of the Lamborghini Urus. The last vehicle introduced by Zotye was the SR8, a […] More…

New Audi A8 Frame Incorporates Carbon Fiber, Magnesium And Alumnium

by on 5 April 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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The all-new Audi A8’s space frame will employ a unique mix of materials in order to save weight and provide better torsional rigidity, resulting in increased performance, greater efficiency and enhanced safety. The new multi-material space frame will incorporate aluminum, steel, magnesium and carbon fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP). The large CFRP rear panel provides much of […] More…

Audi Doubles Down On Its ‘Drift Mode Is Silly’ Stance

by on 28 March 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Many automakers are now offering a dedicated ‘drift mode’ on their performance vehicles, but Audi refuses to buy into the juvenile trend. The German automaker said late last year that it wouldn’t put a ‘drift mode’ on any of its cars and recently doubled down on the stance when speaking to Motoring.com.au. “No drift mode. Not […] More…

Audi Axes The Sport Quattro Concept

by on 27 March 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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The Audi Sport Quattro Concept, which served as a homage to the original Audi Quattro of Group B rallying fame, won’t make it to production after all. The Sport Quattro Concept was first shown at the 2010 Paris Motor Show and marked the 30th anniversary of Audi’s Quattro all-wheel drive system. The German automaker reaffirmed […] More…

Audi Sport To Turn More Attention To Non Euro Markets

by on 21 March 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Audi Sport CEO Stephen Winkelmann says the performance sub-brand will turn more of its focus toward non-European markets going forward. The performance brand’s current portfolio consists mostly of small vehicles such as the S3 and S4, the recently launched RS3 and the TTRS. North Americans don’t buy small cars in massive amounts, however, so the brand will start to […] More…

ABT Makes the SQ7 a Little Wilder

by on 6 March 2017 in Aftermarket & Tuner News Fourtitude News

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Expert tuners of everything VW, ABT Sportsline, have applied their know-how to the Audi SQ7, in turn improving both the appearance and performance of the diesel SUV. The German tuning company has boosted the output of the SQ7’s 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 diesel engine from 435 horsepower and 663 lb-ft of torque to a whopping 520 […] More…

Lamborghini Makes More Space for Gorgeous Restorations

by on 3 March 2017 in Fourtitude News Lamborghini News

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Lamborghini has expanded its headquarters in Sant’Agata, Italy with a new facility dedicated to its PoloStorico restorations division. Lamborghini launched PoloStorico last year, which helps vintage Lamborghini owners restore their cars with the utmost accuracy and certify the cars. PoloStorico will restore any Lamborghini that has been out of production for at least 10 years, […] More…

DMC Injects The Bentley Bentayga With An Extra 100 Horsepower

by on 30 January 2017 in Boutique Brands Fourtitude News

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The Bentley Bentayga is indisputably the world’s fastest and most powerful SUV, however German exotic and luxury car tuner DMC felt the need to go ahead and inject it with an additional 100 horsepower anyway. DMC has dubbed its take on Bentley’s first-ever SUV the ‘Bentayga Gigante’, with the latter half of that nameplate likely […] More…