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2019 Audi A8 Teased Before July 11 Reveal

by on 13 June 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Audi has revealed that the all-new A8 will be arriving on July 11 at an event in Barcelona, Spain.  This car will launch an entirely new design era for Audi along with a fresh direction for the brand which includes connectivity features, electrified drivetrains, and self-driving cars. According to the German brand, it is becoming […] More…

There is a Common Link in FCA and VW’s Diesel Emission Woes

by on 12 June 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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A new study points to one company as the common link between multiple automaker’s diesel emissions troubles. Robert Bosch Gmbh created the software that Volkswagen used to evade diesel emissions standards for years, while the same company also wrote the code for the alleged defeat device found in FiatChrysler Automobiles 3.0-liter diesels. In the case […] More…

Spanish Supercar Maker, Boreas, Wants to Take On Koenigsegg

by on 6 June 2017 in Boutique Brands Fourtitude News

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A Spanish boutique automaker called Boreas is teasing a new hypercar that is looking to take on brands like Pagani and Koenigsegg. In just over a week the brand plans to take the wraps off its first model, a plug-in hybrid hypercar that will make over 1,000 horsepower. The unnamed car is said to be […] More…

Lamborghini Urus SUV Hits the Nurburgring in Spy Photos

by on 17 May 2017 in Fourtitude News Lamborghini News

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Lamborghini is running its new SUV on the Nurburgring and spy photographers were there to catch the action.  The SUV can be seen blasting through the curves of the legendary race track, clearly evident by how far the Urus is leaning through corners. Considering this will be Lamborghini, it is still expected to be an […] More…

Lamborghini Urus SUV to Pack 650 HP

by on 15 May 2017 in Fourtitude News Lamborghini News

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Lamborghini’s upcoming Urus SUV will come packing a twin-turbo V8 under its hood, pumping out 650 horsepower. Lambo CEO Stefano Domenicali revealed the information to Automotive News, also saying that a plug-in hybrid version of the new SUV will be available about a year after the standard SUV launches. In its first year of production, which will be […] More…

2018 Audi Q5 Manages Best-in-Class Combined MPG

by on 30 March 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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The 2018 Q5 is rated at 23 mpg in the city, 27 on the highway for a combined 25 mpg, a 3 mpg improvement compared to the old Q5. Power comes from a 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder engine that makes 252 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque, sending the Q5 to 60 mph in 5.9 seconds. […] More…

Top Gear USA is Coming Back

by on 22 March 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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The U.S.-spec version of Top Gear, the car-crazy television show created by the BBC, is coming back.  BBC America has decided to green light an eight-episode season of Top Gear America that will reportedly debut before the end of 2017. Just like on British History Channel, there will be three all-new hosts to lead the show. The trio will consist of […] More…

Richard Hammond Crashes Motorcycle while Filming The Grand Tour

by on 20 March 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Former Top Gear star and current host of The Grand Tour Richard Hammond is “fine” after a motorcycle crash reportedly knocked him out. The TV star, who suffered brain damage in 2006 when a rocket-powered car he was driving crashed, admitted in a blog post that he came off a motorcycle while filming in a […] More…

Lamborghini is Already Working on the Next Performante Model

by on 13 March 2017 in Fourtitude News Lamborghini News Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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The Lamborghini Huracan Performante is the fastest production car to lap the Nurburgring, but it looks like the record could already be in jeopardy of being broken, and the threat comes from the inside.  These spy photos appear to show the Lamborghini Aventador Performante during testing. Its true identity is revealed thanks to a number of […] More…

Take a Look Inside the Gorgeous Factory Where the Bugatti Chiron is Built

by on 7 February 2017 in Boutique Brands Fourtitude News

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Bugatti has released a set of photos taking us inside its Molsheim, France factory where its all-new Chiron is being built.  Right now, 12 of the new super sports cars are in production, with a total of 70 cars planned for this year. In total, Bugatti plans to build 500 of these cars, though production […] More…

Top Gear is Teasing its 24th Season

by on 6 February 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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The 24th season of Top Gear is on the horizon and a new teaser video is out.  The spot features Matt LeBlanc, Chris Harris and Rory Reid, the three main hosts of the show. You may remember that Top Gear was fronted by Chris Evans last year, but after mostly negative reviews, Evans left the show. We see […] More…

Spoiler Alert: Audi Patents a Sliding Wing to Improve Aerodynamics

by on 6 January 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Audi has filed a patent with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for a movable spoiler.  Audi has designed this new system to improve aerodynamics on SUVs by eliminating “flow separation,” a disturbance in airflow that increases drag which usually takes place about half way down the rear window. To fight this, the […] More…