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The Grand Tour Hosts Start Posting to YouTube

by on 28 July 2016 in Fourtitude News Video

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Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May may no longer have the BBC to back them, but you can’t keep them away from the camera. Ahead of their Amazon series, the trio have now started posting videos to their YouTube channel. Although the videos are presumably part of The Grand Tour’s promotional campaign, they hardly […] More…

Audi to Bring Three Classics to Classic Days Schloss Dyck

by on 28 July 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Just south of Dortmund, in the West of Germany, is the sleepy little town of Schloss Dyck, which will be awoken by the sound of V16 thunder. That’s because Audi has announced that they will be taking the Auto Union Type C, along with the Audi quattro S1 and the 2008 R8 Le Mans, to […] More…

Listen to the Audi A6 and the Dodge Viper Have a V10-Off

by on 28 July 2016 in Video

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Although Audi has announced that they are moving away from big engines, there are still a number of reminders of those heady days when, cylinder counts reached double digits. This video from YouTubers JR Garage pits a 2008 S6 against a 2006 Dodge Viper. Not exactly a match up you’d find anywhere else. Apart from […] More…

Volkswagen AG is the World’s Biggest Automaker

by on 28 July 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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This year has not been Volkswagen AG’s best, but after six months of 2016, it is the world’s biggest automaker. The German manufacturer has delivered some 80,000 more vehicles than its closest competitor, Toyota. The news comes on the heels of a positive sales month for the Volkswagen brand. For the first time since January, […] More…

Di Grassi Asks FIA to Resolve WEC-Formula E Date Conflict

by on 28 July 2016 in Audi Driver Fourtitude News

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For those of you who long for the old days of top tier racing, when drivers split their time between racing series, there’s Lucas di Grassi. The young Brazilian has been racing for Audi in both the World Endurance Championship and Formula E, but now the two FIA series are at the heart of a […] More…

Audis Take Positions 1, 2, 3, and 4 in 24H of Spa Free Practice

by on 28 July 2016 in Fourtitude News Motorsport

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Like traditional polling results and counting chicks before they’ve hatched, reading too much into Free Practice results is a good way to convince yourself that you know more than you actually do. That said, Audi’s performance at this morning’s 24 Hours of Spa Free Practice inspires confidence. Audi R8s LMS set the fastest, second fastest, […] More…

Find of the Day: Nigel Mansell’s Audi Quattro

by on 28 July 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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The name Nigel Mansell will be familiar to Formula 1 fans and mustache enthusiasts, but few may be aware that the former Lotus driver liked Quattros, too. Now his 1984 model will be for sale at the Silverstone Classic Auction, which starts today and runs until Sunday. Mr Mansell’s Quattro is far from perfect. Since […] More…

Watch Audi Sport’s Head of Aero Discuss the R18

by on 27 July 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News Motorsport

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The World Endurance Championship is the new long distance racing series that has ensured that Le Mans prototypes have a series beyond the 24 hours. With it, there are chances to improve over the course of the season and that’s just what Audi is doing. Following their disappointing result in France, Audi Sport were eager […] More…

Watch the 2018 A8 Ontrack

by on 27 July 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News Video

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We recently shared spyshots of the 2018 Audi A8 testing under camouflage, and now we can share this video of the car on the Nurburgring. The video gives an even better idea of how the new model will look, even despite the cammo. Audi’s new flagship also looks pretty sprightly for a car of its […] More…

Volkswagen Brand Sales Up for First Time Since January

by on 27 July 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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The Volkswagen brand is reporting a 4.7% increase in June deliveries as compared to last year, and China and the Tiguan are largely to thank. This is only the second month since the diesel scandal broke that sales for the brand have increased over the previous year. The increase is a good sign for the […] More…

Audi A6 Earns JD Power APEAL Award

by on 27 July 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News Industry News

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JD Power has released the findings of its annual APEAL study and the Audi A6 is among the segment winners. Short for Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout Study, the study looks at what cars are the most appealing to owners. The study confirms that, among other things, safety features are some of the most appealing […] More…

Lamborghini CEO Says Future Includes V12s

by on 26 July 2016 in Fourtitude News Lamborghini News

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Speaking in an interview with the UK’s Autocar, Lamborghini CEO, Stefano Domenicali, said that the hypercar manufacturer will not abandon the V12 engine. He goes on to say that Lamborghinis won’t drive themselves autonomously, either. Despite the industry move away from big, consumptive engines, Domenicali told Autocar that Lamborghini’s customers still want 12 cylinders. “Our […] More…