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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…

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…

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…

Audi’s Electric Gran Coupe Debuts in Shanghai

by on 18 April 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Audi has just revealed its second electric concept at Auto Shanghai. The e-tron Sportback is a hint of what the future will hold for Audi, as a road car based on this concept will arrive in 2019. With 430 hp (and up to 500 hp in boost mode) the e-tron Sportback can get up 62 […] More…

Audi Trademarks SQ8 in Europe and Canada

by on 17 April 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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If we all put our heads together and think real hard about why, we might be able to come up with reasoning behind some of Audi’s latest trademark applications. The trademarks, filed in Europe and Canada, are filed under the tantalizing name of “SQ8” in the vehicle and conveyance classification. The European application is currently […] More…

Watch: An RS6 Outdrag a GT-R

by on 17 April 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News Video

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The Nissan GT-R is known primarily for its ability to beat wildly expensive supercars off the line. It’s a trick the Datsun pulls off thanks, in part, to an AWD system that allows it to get its power to the ground remarkably well. There was, however, a company taking on the world’s best with AWD […] More…

Next A8 Gains Weight Because of High Tech Advancements

by on 17 April 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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In an effort to keep up with customer demand and competition, the new Audi A8 will feature a number of new high tech features that, despite the heavy use of lightweight materials, will make the new car weigh more than the current model. The reasons for the weight gain are threefold, according to Auto Express. […] More…

Audi Teases New e-Tron Concept

by on 17 April 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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With the Shanghai auto show fast approaching, Audi has released teaser videos of its latest electric concept car, which it plans to reveal on Wednesday. The new concept features light-up Audi badge fore and aft, fancy new lights, and a “grille” with new bow tie shaped indentations. The quotation marks around grille are there because […] More…

Live From New York It’s Fourtitude

by on 13 April 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News PhotoGraphic

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The New York International Auto Show press days are in full swing. That means that journalists are elbowing and jabbing each other to get the best possible pictures of some of the finest metal this side of the Greenwich Meridian. This year was no disappointment, as Audi unveiled a new special edition of the R8, […] More…

VW Casts Doubt on I.D. Buzz’s Chances at Production

by on 13 April 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Early this year, Volkswagen revealed the electric I.D. Buzz and the coverage since then has been about the microbus lookalike’s chances of making it to dealer showrooms. And so far, the company has been bullish about the concept’s chances. Now, though, there’s inevitable doubt being cast on its chances. “We have to be a little […] More…