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2018 Audi TT RS Review

by on 26 September 2016 in Fourtitude Features Reviews & Road Tests

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As I charged down the ribbons of tarmac that hug the Spanish countryside, I couldn’t help but think of Don Quixote, the delusional knight of LaMancha who famously attacked a row of windmills, thinking them giants that he must vanquish. Unlike our unfortunate knight, Audi has some very real giants in its sights at which […] More…

2017 Audi R8 V10 Plus Review

by on 15 September 2016 in Fourtitude Features Reviews & Road Tests

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When Audi first introduced the R8 nearly 10 years ago, it was a stunningly futuristic sports car from a brand that always seemed to be in the shadow of its German rivals: BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Porsche It was a dead ringer for the radical concept car that previewed it, which helped the R8 production car […] More…

2017 Audi A4 2.0T Quattro Review – Nothing To Do But Pick Nits

by on 12 September 2016 in Fourtitude Features Reviews & Road Tests

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It’s the new version of an always desirable German luxury sports sedan. Shocker: it’s good. Though the 2017 Audi A4 looks like a carbon copy of the 2016 model, it’s a new car with a new platform, new dimensions, new interior, and a revamped powertrain. The A4’s turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder is more powerful than before. […] More…

Gallery: SoCal Euro 2016

by on 12 September 2016 in Events Coverage Fourtitude Features

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SoCal Euro in San Diego is one of the biggest European car shows on the west coast and as a result, it’s a pretty great place to spot VAG products. The show was held on September 4 and included drag racing, raffles, and more than 3,000 cars. Unfortunately, VW Vortex couldn’t make it out to […] More…

8 Things to Know Before Upgrading Your Wheels and Tires

by on 1 September 2016 in Fourtitude Features Miscellaneous Features

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There’s no quicker way to transform the look and feel of your ride than adding a new set of wheels and tires. Whether you’ve got performance on your mind or pure aesthetics, it’s important to know what you’re getting into. From understanding the terminology to understanding the risks involved, we’ve put together this handy guide […] More…

Our Five Favorite Five Cylinder Audis

by on 30 August 2016 in Columns Fourtitude Features

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In 1976, Audi introduced the second generation Audi 100 and under its hood lay the engine that would come to power some of Audi’s most important cars. The engine originally came as a compromise between Audi’s existing four cylinder engine and the six cylinder they wanted. With the updated 100, Audi knew they needed a […] More…

2016 Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4 Spyder Review

by on 25 August 2016 in Fourtitude Features Reviews & Road Tests

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During Monterey Car Week, all sorts of fancy and unique cars come out to play. Limited edition Ferraris, pristine classics and ultra exclusive boutique luxury cars are as common here as taxi cabs in New York. It’s the kind of scene that can make you numb to “normal” exotics, but fortunately, I was given a […] More…

Take a Tour of the Wolfsburg ZeitHaus

by on 25 August 2016 in Fourtitude Features Miscellaneous Features

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Way back at the beginning of the millennium Volkswagen decided to build the Autostadt. It was to opened on the occasion of the Hanover World’s Fair, and as a result, shares many of the qualities of a world’s fair, except that it deals primarily with VWs. Autostadt is contained within the Volkswagen Factory grounds in Wolfsburg […] More…

The Autostadt Museum in Wolfsburg

by on 22 August 2016 in Fourtitude Features Miscellaneous Features

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On the occasion of the Beetle Sunshine Tour, I was invited to fly out to Germany last week and partake in some Volkswagen related tomfoolery. While I was there, I managed to nab a couple of pictures of Audis in the Volkswagen Autostadt in Wolfsburg and at coastal town where the Beetle festival was taking […] More…

The Best of Lucas di Grassi

by on 11 August 2016 in Fourtitude Features Profiles

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Today is Audi driver Lucas di Grassi’s birthday, and to celebrate, we’ve assembled some of his career highlights. Di Grassi is a proper old-fashioned racecar driver who has raced in any number of series. Born in Sao Paolo, Brazil, di Grassi started karting at a young age and in 2003, he stepped up to Formula […] More…

APR Finland Hits the Track with 5.0 Twin Turbo R8

by on 8 August 2016 in Fourtitude Features Profiles

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There’s an expression in motorsports that long-time Audi fans are doubtless aware of: If you want to win, employ a Finn. The latest Finlander to demonstrate the old adage is Jyrki Repo. Although, unlike those other Finns, Repo prefers to build cars with his racing team APR Finland. Forum readers may already be familiar with […] More…

Event Report: Waterfest 22 in Its Extremes

by on 2 August 2016 in Events Coverage

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With 22 years under its belt, there’s no doubt the organizers of Waterfest have their game down pat. What remains America’s largest enthusiast show dedicated to Audi and Volkswagen seems apparently to have migrated to its extremes. More…