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A Day at the Races: C360R on Preparing the RS3 LMS for Competition

by on 28 April 2017 in Fourtitude Features Profiles

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The Audi RS3 LMS will be racing in America for the first time ever this weekend at the Virginia International Raceway. The Pirelli World Challenge race will be the race-prepped RS3’s first chance to show off its mettle against other cars in the Touring Car (TC) class, but it won’t be its first time around […] More…

Watch: Learn to Drive a Stick with Death Metal

by on 28 April 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News Video

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The world is full of educational songs. From the alphabet song to School House Rock, few things stick in your mind like a tune. Now, though, music is finally being used to teach something important: how to drive stick shift. The guys from RiffShop are doing their part to #savethemanuals by using their chosen genre, […] More…

Watch: This Classic-ish Review of the R8 V10

by on 28 April 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Back in 2009, it was hard to imagine the R8 getting any better, but Audi was convinced that with an engine from its subsidiary, Lamborghini, and a pair of extra cylinders, people would be convinced. Not everyone was, as this classic review from Fifth Gear shows, but history would be on the V10’s side. Back […] More…

Audi Lunar Quattro Finds “Alien” Life

by on 27 April 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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People often say that you should shoot for the moon, because even if you miss you’ll land among the stars. Never has that been truer than in Audi’s case. That’s because Audi’s moon rover is set to be a star in the latest installment of Ridley Scott’s Alien series, “Alien: Covenant.” “The ‘Alien’ franchise is […] More…

Watch: This 991 HP V8 Powered Hill Climb Quattro Build Up

by on 27 April 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News Video

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As anyone with an internet connection and a penchant for European cars knows, hill climbs are a hotbed of hot rodding full of wild cars that we often don’t get to see here. And as wild as the cars are, the things their owners do to them are even wilder. Case in point, this Quattro […] More…

FEELER/FS Gently Used 1926 Italian Motorcycle Manufacturer

by on 26 April 2017 in Audi News Ducati News Fourtitude News

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Volkswagen and Audi are quietly looking to see if there’s any interest in buying their motorcycle brand, Ducati, according to a report from Reuters. The Volkswagen Group is reportedly trying to streamline operations, divesting itself of any non-essential assets and, by doing so, trying to also cut costs. Unnamed sources told Reuters that VW has […] More…

The A8 Will be Able to Drive Itself, but May Not Be Allowed To

by on 26 April 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Government regulations may prevent you from reading on your daily commute next year, as Audi’s plan to introduce level 3 automated driving in its A8 may be slowed by the law. When it comes out later this year, the brand new A8 will have the ability to drive itself at speeds of less than 37 […] More…

The Audi RS3 LMS Making US Race Debut this Weekend

by on 26 April 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News Motorsport

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Last fall, in Paris, Audi Sport revealed that it had built a little brother to join its R8 LMS. The smaller racecar would race in touring car classes and be based on the RS3. This weekend, it will make good on its promise to be eligible for racing around the world, making its US debut. […] More…

Enthusiast Groups Unsure How to Best Handle Crash Avoidance Technology on Track Day

by on 25 April 2017 in Aftermarket & Tuner News Fourtitude News

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For the most part, crash avoidance and driver assistance technology is a welcome addition to the automotive landscape. While they can be a little invasive sometimes, they’re usually doing what they’re supposed to and helping to save the lives of drivers who may have had a momentary lapse in judgment or focus. However, there is […] More…

Audi Sport Designing Cars Earlier and More Thoroughly than Quattro GmbH

by on 25 April 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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At the Paris Auto Show late last year, Quattro GmbH announced that it would be changing its name to Audi Sport and coming out of the shadows. We’re now in the midst of the transformation, which includes more models, but Audi Sport is promising more involvement again. “When we started, our cars were launched in […] More…

2,200 HP Huracan Hits 217 MPH in 1500 Feet

by on 25 April 2017 in Fourtitude News Lamborghini News Video

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Underground Racing is widely known for taking already ferocious Lamborghinis (among other things) and turning them up to 11. Case in point, this twin turbocharged, 2,200 hp Lamborghini Huracan that just hit 217 mph in a rolling drag race. As Carscoops points out, 217 mph is the same speed a Lamborghini Aventador tops out at, […] More…

Audi Norway Taking E-tron Pre-Orders

by on 24 April 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Excitement for Audi’s first electric SUV, the e-tron, is such that the automaker is offering to take reservations for the new car in Norway. In much the same way as Tesla did with the Model 3, Audi is offering to let its Norwegian customers pre-order the e-tron for 20,000 kroner ($2,500). Although $2,500 may not […] More…