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VW Gets its First TDI Buyback Evaluation and the Results are Mixed

by on 8 December 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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The first report from Ankura Consulting, the independent organization keeping an eye on Volkswagen as it works to compensate TDI owners, has come out and it finds that many customer complaints are valid as a result of the vast scale of VW’s undertaking. Recent reports have portrayed the buyback process as slow and difficult, and it […] More…

Audi Introduces Quattro to TDI TT

by on 8 December 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Europeans now have one more choice to make when buying an Audi TT. Not only can they choose from a gas or a diesel engine, they can now also pick a TDI with Audi’s quattro all-wheel-drive system. The 2.0-liter TDI engine develops 184 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque, which it now sends to all […] More…

Five Audis Earn Top IIHS Safety Ratings

by on 8 December 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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The 2017 Audi A3, Q7, and A6 have all been awarded Top Safety Pick ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, while the A4 and Q5 get Top Safety Pick+ ratings. This year’s Top Safety Picks “speaks to our brand’s commitment to make driver assistance and other innovative technologies available to all customers, from […] More…

Audi’s Lucas di Grassi Named Top LMP1 Driver of 2016

by on 8 December 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News Motorsport

2014 WEC 6 Hours of Silverstone Audi 1272 600x300 photo has rated 2016’s best drivers in Le Mans Prototype Racing, the class in which the Audi R18 competes in, and Lucas di Grassi has topped the list. Di Grassi raced in the now retired #8 Audi Sport Team Joest R18 that finished in third at Le Mans and first at the last race of […] More…

Watch: Doug DeMuro Explains Why the Lamborghini Murcielago is Crazy Fun

by on 7 December 2016 in Fourtitude News Lamborghini News Video

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Modern supercars are often accused of not being special enough. Though they may be more driveable, a certain amount of the theater is lost when cars capable of breaking 200 mph are quiet and comfortable and fuel efficient. In that sense, the Murcielago is anything but modern. With its very heavy steering, gargantuan proportions, and […] More…

Watch: Audi Trains its Autonomous Model Q2 to Park

by on 7 December 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News Video

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Earlier this week we shared with you the story of how Audi is showcasing its autonomous technology with a model Q2. Now, you can watch the Q2 learn and hear how engineers are tackling the self-driving future. The video shows how Audi’s engineers first run driving simulations to get the model Q2 ready for a […] More…

Gallery: Lamborghini Huracan Snow Testing

by on 7 December 2016 in Fourtitude News Lamborghini News Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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A wonderful thing happens once a year in the north. The temperature drops and life is muffled by a thick layer of white, powdery snow that turns even the least powerful, least exciting car into a rally beast and every parking lot into a winter wonderland. In the past, the combination of low grip and […] More…

Audi’s 2017 Calendar is Out and Actually Looks Good

by on 7 December 2016 in Audi News Choice Gear Fourtitude News

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The calendar is a strange beast. Like the humble wrist watch or the Rolodex, the calendar has kind of been outdone by computers and smartphones. As a result, they’ve become wall art that changes with every month. And what could look better on a wall than a menagerie of classic Audis? Luckily, Audi Tradition has […] More…

Choice Gear: Lamborghini Speaker

by on 6 December 2016 in Choice Gear Fourtitude News

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Everyone has that one person on their Christmas list who’s impossible to shop for. Well, fear no more, because Lamborghini’s got you covered with its new Aventador inspire speaker and docking station. Hand-built by audio experts, the Esavox comes complete with a ceramic speakers, a carbon fiber monocoque, and best of all a real exhaust […] More…

Audi Announces Traffic Light Countdown in Las Vegas

by on 6 December 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Driving in Las Vegas will be a little easier for Audi owners thanks to a new project from the automaker that will let its drivers know when traffic lights are changing from red to green. The service is available as an Audi connect Prime feature on some 2017 A4s, Q7, and allroads and is part […] More…

Find of the Day: 1969 NSU RO 80

by on 6 December 2016 in Fourtitude News WOTD

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I won’t lie. This find of the day is rough. But how often do you find a car with a rotary Wankel engine that was actually designed by its namesake creator, Felix Wankel? Not, that’s how often. This NSU RO 80, from the rural border town of Williamsburg, Canada, has a running rotary engine from […] More…

Teach Your Kids to Hoon with this Ride-On RS5

by on 6 December 2016 in Choice Gear Fourtitude News

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As someone whose very patronage of this site proves they are an Audi nut, you’re likely to want to get your kids behind the wheel of an RS5 as soon as possible. Well, this Christmas season, you’re well supplied thanks to this genuine ride-on RS5. The car is for sale on eBay’s euro.stores, and I’m […] More…