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Watch: Audi’s Winter Testing Program Teaches Proper Ice Driving

by on 27 February 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News Video

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Winter driving is difficult and can be dangerous, so it’s no wonder that quattro-like systems have been adopted by manufacturers the world over. Even if you have all-wheel-drive, though, skill is just as important as technology. That’s why Audi offers a top-tier ice driving program, that Motoring Australia has just completed. The program, which operates […] More…

X Marks the Spot — 300-Mile-Range Audi e-tron SUV Coming in 2018 to Battle Tesla

by on 27 February 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Audi has confirmed its all-electric e-tron quattro SUV will come to market next year with “300 miles” range, and possibly more. Introduced as a pre-production concept at the Frankfurt Auto Show in 2015, the production version of the e-tron quattro will be among the first premium all-electric SUVs, joining the Tesla X and the planned […] More…

Audi Confirms RS5 Will Be Revealed on March 7

by on 24 February 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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In a press release today discussing the Audi RS5 DTM tests in Portugal, Audi confirmed that the roadgoing 2018 RS 5 will be released at the Geneva Motor Show,  on March 7. Although the RS5  was widely expected to make its public debut in Geneva, until now Audi had only confirmed the debut of its […] More…

Watch: Audi Take On Bull in New S5 Ad

by on 24 February 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News Video

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With pricing and figures announced for the S5 and S5 Sportback now, it’s time for an ad. The latest, titled “Monster” features an S5 driver at a rodeo taming a bull. It’s a bit of an odd choice, since Audi owns Lamborghini, a bull not particularly interested in being tamed, but all the same the […] More…

VW Board Expected to Support Audi CEO

by on 23 February 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Despite criticism of the way he handled the dieselgate scandal, rumors that VW has lost faith in the Audi CEO Rupert Stadler mat be overblown. A new report form Automotive News quotes sources who say that Volkswagen’s management board will continue to back Stadler, who has seen the company become the most profitable VW Group […] More…

Audi Virtual Sandbox with Real Sandbox

by on 23 February 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News Video

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It’s probably a safe bet that most readers of this site have been building racetracks in our minds for most our lives. Now, Audi has given life to those imaginings with Virtual Reality. The Audi virtual sandbox started as an ad campaign from Audi Norway, but it turns out there’s a real sandbox that lets […] More…

2018 Audi S5 Sportback Also Gets Class Leading Acceleration

by on 23 February 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Following up on yesterday’s news that the 2018 Audi S4 would outdrag the competition, the 0-60 time and pricing for the 2018 S5 Sportback have also been revealed. And again, the S5 outruns the competition off the line with a 0-60 time of 4.5 seconds (BMW 440i Gran Coupe: 4.9 seconds) and a starting price […] More…

German Court Keeps Dieselgate Document Confidential

by on 22 February 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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A German court Wednesday barred the public disclosure of a document submitted by a plaintiff in a labor case brought against Audi. The plaintiff, former Audi engineer Ullrich Weiss, was fired last week for “gross breach of duty.” The document, reports Automotive News, was related to Volkswagen and Audi’s diesel emissions scandal. Audi motioned to have […] More…

Three Stranded BMWs Get Shown Up by Audi

by on 22 February 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Remember that time Audi and BMW were going back and forth with billboards about chess? Audi wants to restart the beef. That’s right, Audi has, as the young folk say, thrown shade at BMW with a choice clip from the news. Wait for it. #quattro https://t.co/F1BLu5U5QH — Audi (@Audi) February 21, 2017 The referenced clip […] More…

2018 Audi A4 Will Outdrag the Competition for $50,900

by on 21 February 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Pricing for the 2018 Audi S4 has finally been revealed and the hot luxury compact will start at $50,900 for Premium Plus trim and $55,800 for Prestige trim (plus a $975 destination charge). For that price, the Audi will give you class leading acceleration. Thanks to the addition of Audi’s 3.0-liter V6 TFSI engine—replacing the […] More…

Di Grassi Fights His Way Onto the Podium in Buenos Aires

by on 21 February 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News Motorsport

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The Formula E championship was in Argentina for the third round of the 2016/2017 season and despite a difficult first half of the race, Team ABT Schaeffler Audi’s Lucas Di Grassi managed to work his way onto the first step of the podium. Although  he was quickest in qualifying, an oversteering car meant that Di […] More…

Audi Boots Top Engineers After One Accuses CEO of Involvement in Diesel Deception

by on 21 February 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Late last week, Audi fired four top engineers who worked on the brand’s diesel technology, including head of engine development Ulrich Weiss. Germany’s Handelsblatt reports that Weiss, who has been on paid leave since the diesel emissions scandal erupted, presented documents in court that appeared to show CEO Rupert Stadler had knowledge of the defeat […] More…