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Watch: This Crazy Hill Climbing RS2

by on 21 April 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News Motorsport Video

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The Audi RS2 was, in retrospect, a very important car for Audi. The slightly strange co-production from Audi and Porsche, the powerful wagon proved that performance comes in all sizes, something that Audi continues to prove to this day. Still, though, all cars are better on track, when they have their innards removed. A point […] More…

Volkswagen Sentenced to Pay $2.8B in Dieselgate Case

by on 21 April 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Volkswagen was sentenced today in its much publicized dieselgate criminal case. US District Judge Sean Cox formally approved the Department of Justice and VW’s $4.3 billion agreement as well as a $2.8 billion criminal fine. Volkswagen “deeply regrets the behavior that gave rise to this case. Plain and simple, it was wrong,” said Manfred Doess, […] More…

Audi Contesting ADAC Masters GT Series with 10 R8s

by on 21 April 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News Motorsport

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Audi will be the best-represented brand during this year’s ADAC GT Masters series with 10 R8 LMSs set to race for the podium. The 10 R8s will be raced by six teams and among the 10 drivers there will be six Audi Sport drivers. Among them is Rene Rast, Christopher Mies, Christopher Haase, and more. […] More…

New Book Identifies Dieselgate Whistleblower

by on 21 April 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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A new book about the dieselgate scandal is set to hit stores in May and it reportedly contains the identity of the whistleblower who alerted authorities to Volkswagen’s emissions manipulations. Faster, Higher, Farther: the Volkswagen Scandal, written by New York Times journalist Jack Ewing, identifies Stuart Johnson as the whistleblower who brought VW’s defeat device […] More…

The Fate of the Furious Beats Star Wars for Record Opening Weekend

by on 20 April 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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There’s simply no stopping the high-performing Fast and Furious franchise. What started off as the butt of automotive jokes has become a worldwide phenomenon, with the eighth installment, The Fate of the Furious, coming out of the gate with an estimated $532.5-million worldwide opening weekend. Not only does that set a record, but that beats Star Wars: […] More…

Bush Era Deputy Attorney General to be Named VW Monitor: Report

by on 20 April 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Volkswagen’s new watchdog is set to be announced and, according to Reuter, it will be lawyer Larry Thompson. Thompson is a lawyer at Finch McCranie LLP and served as US deputy attorney general from 2001 to 2003. Volkswagen agreed to have an independent monitor watch over its post-dieselgate business as part of its plea agreement. The […] More…

Audi to Sell Five e-Tron Vehicles in China by 2021

by on 20 April 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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China will be one of the first markets to feel the full force of Audi’s electric push, as the company seeks to produce and sell five e-tron branded plug-in hybrids in China by 2021. “In this plan we have a clear focus on e-tron cars,” Dietmar Voggenreiter, Audi management board member for sales and marketing, […] More…

Watch: A Lamborghini Plays with a Plane on a Snowy Mountain

by on 19 April 2017 in Fourtitude News Lamborghini News Video

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Winter has now loosened its chilly grip and spring has sprung, but if you live in the mountains you can still have some fun in the snow. Anyone who’s into skiing/snowboarding knows the joys of spring skiing, and apparently so does Lamborghini. Lamborghini here pits its 730 hp Aventador S against an aerobatics plane high […] More…

Audi Offering 1.9% APR on 2015 A3 TDI

by on 19 April 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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With Volkswagen and Audi’s 2015 2.0 TDI vehicles okayed for sale in America, there was immediate speculation about what kind of incentives the automakers would offer to move the dieselgate cars. For Audi, the offers will be more humble than VW. Those looking for an Audi A3 TDI might be disappointed, since there’s currently no […] More…

Watch Ludacris Explain all the Fast and Furious Movies

by on 19 April 2017 in Fourtitude News Video

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The eighth installment in the Fast and Furious (F&F) series of movies hit theatres this past weekend, and if you were confused after watching it, let one of the franchise’s stars explain it to you.  Chris Bridges, better known as rapper Ludacris, got in front of a camera at Vanity Fair to explain every single F&F movie, going over both the […] More…

Audi Sport Delivers 200th R8 LMS

by on 19 April 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News Video

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Since 2009, the Audi R8 LMS has been racing and winning in GT3 racing series around the globe. In that time, the car has seen some epic races and won the loyalty of drivers. Now, Audi Sport has sold 200 of the cars, so let’s take a look back at some of the R8 LMS’s […] More…

Watch: A Rainy ride Around Paul Ricard in an R8

by on 18 April 2017 in Fourtitude News Video

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The future, though full of terrifying breaches of privacy, is also full of wonder. Take, for example, the Audi R8 LMS and the 360° video, that combine like wine and cheese on this French track. The track in question is the classic Circuit Paul Ricard near Marseille, France. With the help of one of those […] More…