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Watch: Audi UK Reassembles an A6 Avant

by on 19 January 2017 in Fourtitude News Video

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If the internet has taught us anything, it’s the English love nothing more than reassembling things quietly in a shop. Case in point, noted slowpoke James May’s The Reassembler, and Audi UK’s new series of videos highlighting its after-sales department. To prove how well the techs in the shop know their Audis, Audi UK took […] More…

Winterkorn Denies Prior Knowledge of Dieselgate

by on 19 January 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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In his first public appearance since the TDI scandal broke in September 2015, Martin Winterkorn, former CEO of the Volkswagen Group, maintained that he had no knowledge of emissions cheating before the company admitted to it. According VW, the top brass were informed of diesel emissions manipulation in August of 2015, and told the world […] More…

Sad News: The ABT RS6-R Sold Out

by on 19 January 2017 in Aftermarket & Tuner News Fourtitude News

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Your chance to buy a 730 hp, all-wheel-drive wagon from one of Germany’s oldest tuning houses has gone. The ultra limited ABT RS6-R has now sold out. But don’t fret, there will be a successor. The sad truth is that the RS6-R was never going to last. With only 25 made, your chances of buying […] More…

Audi’s 8 Millionth Quattro-Equipped Car Rolls off the Line

by on 19 January 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Quattro all-wheel-drive has reached a milestone in Mexico, thanks to a Garnet Red Audi Q5 that rolled off the line recently. The Q5 is the 8 millionth vehicle produced with Audi’s signature all-wheel-drive system. Produced at the new San Jose Chiapa plant in Mexico, and fitted to the brand’s most popular vehicle, this is a […] More…

Netflix Forgets About Jeremy Clarkson, Lands Jerry Seinfeld

by on 18 January 2017 in Fourtitude News Industry News Video

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Netflix is getting its own car show. With Amazon Prime outbidding Netflix for Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May’s The Grand Tour, it seems Netflix turned its attention towards comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. After spending nine years on Crackle, Seinfeld will debut a new season of his show late this year with […] More…

Audi to Use Samsung Chips to Power Infotainment

by on 18 January 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Audi’s next generation of infotainmnet will be powered by Samsung’s Exynos processor. The Korean tech giant has been eagerly pursuing automotive applications for its processors and already works with BMW. The Exynos processor is designed to power multiple screens and operating systems at the same time. This is important to Audi, which recently showed the […] More…

Watch: A See Through Engine Combusting in Slow Mo

by on 18 January 2017 in Fourtitude News Video

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We’ve all seen cutaways and gifs of engine operation, but seeing inside a real engine as it runs 150 times slower than reality is something else altogether. Not only does this video from Warped Perception go into the correct operation of a four stroke Briggs and Stratton engine, it also goes into incorrect operation. Using […] More…

Rallycross Team EKS to Get Audi Factory Backing

by on 18 January 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News Motorsport

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Following Team EKS’s FIA World Rallycross championship win, Audi will dive into rallycross by giving the team full factory backing. Team EKS, Audi DTM veteran Mattias Ekstrom’s baby, has been racing Audi S1 RXs since 2014. This year, Esktrom won his first driver’s championship in the series, sewing up the team championship in the process. […] More…

Watch: The Stig Takes the Audi R8 V10 Plus for a Power Lap

by on 17 January 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News Video

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It’s only been a few months since the last episode of Top Gear, but it somehow feels like it’s been a lot longer. As a result finding this video of The Stig driving an Audi R8 V10 around the Top Gear test track feels weirdly nostalgic. Wherever the location, though, the chance to listen to […] More…

All Future Bentleys Will Offer Plug-in Hybrid Option

by on 17 January 2017 in Boutique Brands Fourtitude News

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Bentley says plug-in hybrid drivetrains make the most sense for its elite-class customer base – enough to offer them as an option for all its ultra-luxury vehicles. Speaking last week at Automotive News World Congress, held in Detroit in conjunction with the auto show, Bentley CEO Wolfgang Durheimer said that all Bentley models will have […] More…

Limited Edition Ducati Diavel Diesel Announced

by on 17 January 2017 in Ducati News Fourtitude News

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Ducati and fashion brand Diesel are collaborating once again, this time with a limited edition Diavel model. Ducati will produce only 666 units featuring a Mad Max-style post-apocalyptic look jointly created by Diesel Creative Director Andrea Rosso and the Ducati Design Center. This marks the second Diesel-branded limited edition Ducati following the 2013 Diesel Monster […] More…

Audi Expanding Business in China

by on 17 January 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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China has been a goldmine for Audi and VW, as the massive country with a voracious appetite for cars helped the companies weather the deiselgate storm. Now, Audi is announcing that it will bring more models to the country thanks to its partnership with FAW VW. The expansion will allow Audi to enter new segments, […] More…