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Audi A5 to Reduce Particulate Emissions 90% by 2017

by on 24 June 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Volkswagen’s annual general meeting was full of lots of information and lots of scrutiny, because of diesel-gate and the Group’s new direction. As a result, one item was overshadowed and that was Volkswagen AG CEO Matthias Muller’s announcement that the Group would be installing a soot-reducing filter to some of its gas engines. Muller said, […] More…

Watch: What Goes Under the Hood of an Audi TT Cup Car

by on 24 June 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News Motorsport Video

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We reported earlier this week that the Formula E championship leader, Lucas di Grassi, would be headed to Nuremberg this weekend to race as a guest in the Audi Sport TT Cup, but just what will he be racing? The Audi Sport TT Cup is a one-car series that runs parallel to the DTM season, […] More…

Audi Hopes for Big Win at Home DTM Race

by on 24 June 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News Motorsport

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Audi Sport is back at it this weekend, racing their DTM RS5s at their home event in Nuremberg. The Norisring—as it’s called to limit confusion with the Nurbergring—is the only street circuit on the DTM calendar this year, though, so it will be a tough one. Audi haven’t won a race on the Norisring in […] More…

VW Will Reportedly Give TDI Owners Up to $7,000

by on 23 June 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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With Volkswagen, regulators, and owners expected to present a diesel scandal settlement agreement to US District Judge Charles Breyer on June 28, rumors are already swirling about what the content of the deal will be. Bloomberg today is reporting that Volkswagen will provide cash payments of $1,000 to $7,000 to TDI owners and will fund […] More…

Audi Dumping Dual Clutch Transmissions for Traditional Automatics in Hi-Po Models

by on 23 June 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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According to a recent report from Australia’s Drive, the German automaker is transitioning back to automatic transmissions on vehicles packing higher levels of torque. The company has already put an eight-speed automatic transmission in the new S4 and S5 models, a move it made because of “a torque issue,” said Florian Beck, powertrain engineer for the new S4 […] More…

Audi Could Dethrone Tesla, Says Berenberg Bank

by on 23 June 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Hamburg’s Berenberg Bank is warning that Tesla’s lead in the electric car segment could be short lived, according to a new report from Forbes. The Silicon-Valley-style automaker’s grip on electric mobility is at risk because of companies like Audi and Porsche, argues the bank. Coming on the heels of the announcement that Tesla would be […] More…

Audi Q3 and TT Rank Highest in Their Segments in JD Power Initial Quality Test

by on 22 June 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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JD Power released the results of their Initial Quality Study today, and the Audi Q3 and TT were among the vehicles that topped their classes in the study. The Audi TT topped the Compact Premium Sporty Car segment, leading an all VAG top three, beating out the Porsche Boxster and Cayman. The Q3, meanwhile, lead […] More…

Audi Reportedly Drops V8 for New RS5, Switches to Turbo Six

by on 22 June 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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Keeping in line with the rest of the automotive industry, Audi is cutting cylinders and forcing air into its new RS5. Instead of the naturally aspirated V8 in the outgoing first generation RS5, the new model will get a turbocharged six cylinder engine, according to a recent report from Car and Driver. Fitted with Audi’s […] More…

Audi UK to Debut Nine Models at Goodwood

by on 22 June 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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The Goodwood Festival of Speed is the festival that dreams are made of. Collectors show up with some of the best classic racing and sports cars in the world, and automakers of all stripes show up with historical and new models. Audi is no exception, and this year they’ll be showing up with nine new […] More…

Read This: Designer Kerby Jean-Raymond on Buying his R8 on eBay

by on 21 June 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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We’ve all put a bid on an eBay item thinking and hoping that we wouldn’t win. We may want the product, but really we know we can’t afford it. Designer Kerby Jean-Raymond did that same thing with an R8, except he won. “I was like: Oh crap, what have I done?!” he says in an […] More…

Audi Hang On for 18th Straight Podium Finish at Le Mans

by on 20 June 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News Motorsport

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Although life wasn’t an unbroken boulevard of green lights for Audi this weekend, life at Le Mans has been an unbroken line of podiums after they just barely finished 3rd and 4th at this year’s race to keep their 100% podium record alive. Since 1999, when Audi first entered endurance racing, the team has never […] More…

Help Make a LEGO Quattro Kit a Reality

by on 17 June 2016 in Audi News Choice Gear Fourtitude News

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Everybody knows that some of the most fun you can have is with a good LEGO kit. What you may not know, though, is that you, too, can create the next LEGO kit with a service called LEGO Ideas. Ideas is an online service, not unlike Kickstarter, where builders make their own LEGO creations and […] More…