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Audi Sport News Update: customer racing

posted by on 15 September 2014 in Motorsport

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All the latest news from the world of Audi Sport customer racing. More…

Video: 1500hp Underground Racing Lamborghini Gallardo Blitzes Standing Mile in 22.2 Seconds

posted by on 15 September 2014 in Video

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What does the person who seemingly has everything buy for themselves?  If they are anything like us, they’d probably put a call into Underground Racing or a similar firm.  Underground Racing’s huge horsepower exotics and their accompanying videos have catapulted the company from a boutique speed shop to full-blown YouTube celebrity status, and after watching any one of the […] More…

via4T: Georg Kacher Compares 2016 Audi TTS with 1958 DKW Monza

posted by on 15 September 2014 in via Fourtitude Vintage & Youngtimer News

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Over the last week and a half you may have been noticing Audi TT and TTS reviews spilling forth from the usual automotive outlets. We ran our own first of several last week, though it seems Automobile’s Georg Kacher has upstaged everyone just a bit with not only a TTS review, but a comparo with an uber rare 1958 DKW Monza coupe.
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WEC Preview: Sights Set on Repeating Victory for Audi at Austin

posted by on 15 September 2014 in Motorsport

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Following its 13th victory at Le Mans, Audi is aiming to also grab the lead of the standings in the next round of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) in North America. Before the fourth race of the season at Austin, Texas, on Saturday, September 20, World Champions Audi are trailing challenger Toyota by exactly one point in the manufacturers’ championship. In America, Audi is again meeting with its two fiercest rivals each having led laps at Le Mans in June. More…

Choice Gear: Upcoming Lego Technic Racecar Set May Be Green, but We See R18

posted by on 15 September 2014 in Choice Gear Motorsport

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We’ll be honest, we’ve always found Legos fascinating. Rendering our favorite cars in Legos is even more intriguing and we’ve run stories on fan builds of cars like the Audi R18. Now, it seems Lego themselves are getting in on the action with an upcoming new LMP-looking Technic kit that appears to be coming out sometime soon.
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DTM: Timo Scheider Clinches Third at Lausitzring

posted by on 15 September 2014 in Audi News

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Audi driver Timo Scheider clinched third place, marking his first podium result of the season, at the Lausitzring in front of 58,000 spectators (throughout the weekend). More…

DTM: Audi on Front Row of the Grid at the Lausitzring

posted by on 13 September 2014 in Motorsport

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The two-time DTM Champion Mattias Ekström in his Red Bull Audi RS 5 DTM will be starting the race at the Lausitzring from the front row of the grid. With four RS 5 DTM cars in the top six Audi is in a very good overall position for round eight of the season. More…

Find of the Day: 1978 Audi 80 Coupe

posted by on 12 September 2014 in In Market

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For those who frequent the East Coast’s largest events, this Audi 80 should look quite familiar.  If you aren’t located on the East Coast or haven’t seen the car yet in person, there’s a good chance that you may have seen it in Performance VW Magazine, where it was a feature car, and rightfully so. […] More…

#TBT: Original Audi TT Conceptual Intel via Freeman Thomas Sketches

posted by on 11 September 2014 in Design Vintage & Youngtimer News

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Earlier today we reported on the new TT Illustrated magazine published by Audi to coincide with the launch of the latest third-generation TT range. For enthusiasts, the magazine is a veritable treasure trove of little information. In particular, the story whereby designer Freeman Thomas returns to the studios of the Audi Design Team grabbed us not just for the content, but also for the design drawings shared from Thomas’ original notebooks.
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Jon Olsson Changes the Look of His Audi RS 6 Avant

posted by on 11 September 2014 in Audi Driver

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When pro skier and Gumball rallyist Jon Olsson started doing his cars up in snow camo wraps, it just sort of made sense. I mean, the guy is a Red Bull sponsored skier and so the snow theme is legit. Then he painted his house in the same look, and Audi Sweden opted to work with him on a limited edition A4 Avant… and then everyone seemingly started building snow camo cars.
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#ThrowbackThursday: 2001 Audi TT Open Sky Concept by Magna Steyr

posted by on 11 September 2014 in Vintage & Youngtimer News

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Recently photos of a little-known targa-topped Audi TT concept car passed across our desk. Here at Fourtitude we like to pride ourselves on Audi brand knowledge, yet this design study produced by OE supplier Magna Steyr had flown under the radar in the 13 years today since its unveiling at the Frankfurt IAA motor show.
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Audi Publishes ‘TT Illustrated’ Mag With Launch of TT & TTS

posted by on 11 September 2014 in Audi News

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It seems Audi’s been landing awards for its internal corporate magazines quite a bit over the past few years. Maybe it shouldn’t be a surprise then that they’ve published a beautifully made coffee table magazine titled TT Illustrated to help bring this new third-generation TT and TTS coupe to market.
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