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Can’t Afford a Chiron, Get the Pen Instead…

by on 2 December 2016 in Choice Gear Fourtitude News

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As an official licensee to Ettore Bugatti, Italian writing instrument specialists Montegrappa present the new limited edition Bugatti Chiron Collection. The series, like the new Bugatti super sports car it represents, is named after racing legend Louis Chiron, who was a racing driver who won virtually all the major grands prix for the brand in […] More…

Another Rad LEGO Project Needs Your Help to Become Real

by on 31 October 2016 in Choice Gear Fourtitude News

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If you’re a fan of classic Volkswagens, this LEGO creation is perfect for you. Trying to garner support on the LEGO Ideas website is a Volkswagen Golf MK1 GTI creation, consisting of 1,278 pieces. It’s roughly comparable in size to the existing 1,167-piece Volkswagen Beetle model. Like other LEGO Ideas, the Volkswagen Golf MK1 GTI needs 10,000 supporters before […] More…

Former Audi Designer Turns his Pen to Watches

by on 24 October 2016 in Choice Gear Fourtitude News

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Satoshi Wada is responsible for such legendary designs as the A7 and the A5 and now is decided to take a crack at designing watches. Wada’s watch, the Issey Miyake W Automatic was designed for Japanese fashion label, Issey Miyake. The W Automatic comes in four styles: two dark, two silver; once of each with […] More…

Gran Turismo Sport Release Delayed Until 2017

by on 31 August 2016 in Choice Gear Fourtitude News

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Bad news, virtual racers. The latest Gran Turismo game, Gran Turismo Sport, has been delayed. Originally slated for release this November, the game now won’t be released until 2017, says Sony. The Gran Turismo series is made by Polyphony Studios, whose founder Kazunori Yamauchi is a noted perfectionist. “As we approach our planned release date in […] More…

Forza Garage Wraps Up with Two More Audis

by on 24 August 2016 in Choice Gear Fourtitude News

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Every week, for the last month and a half, Microsoft has been releasing details about the cars that will fill its latest racing game Forza Horizon 3’s list of playable cars. This week was the last and two more Audis have been announced. The 2011 RS3 Sportback and the 2016 R8 V10 plus will both […] 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…

Video: Gran Turismo Sport Trailer Shows Audi R8 LMS, R18 and TTS

by on 20 May 2016 in Choice Gear

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When it comes to console-based simulation racing, there’s really only one choice- if you have an Xbox, you get Forza, and if you’ve opted for the Playstation, you pick up Gran Turismo.  For those with the Sony machine, the current-generation Gran Truismo game they’ve been promised has yet to be released, a full two and […] More…

Choice Gear: 1/12 Scale Audi Sport quattro S1 by Ottomobile

by on 4 May 2016 in Choice Gear

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Do you want an Audi Sport quattro model?  Of course you do. And I think we may have just found the most detailed 1/12th scale example on the market.  Built by French scale model company Ottomobile and offered in 1/12th scale, this particular version was built to resemble the car campaigned by Walter Röhrl and […] More…

Choice Gear: Sport quattro-Inspired Wall Clock by Heritage Racing

by on 28 April 2016 in Choice Gear

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As we’ve covered before, the values of Audi’s Sport quattro have gone a bit crazy.  With nice examples trading for nearly half a million dollars, those among us who can’t quite swing that type of cash can only satisfy our lust with Sport quattro knickknacks and other assorted model-inspired items.  With the latest release from […] More…

Choice Gear: Boeing 737 Engine Cowling Chair

by on 21 April 2016 in Choice Gear

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When it comes to interior design, reclaimed and repurposed items are quite cool, especially when they come from something mechanical.  During one of our most recent stumbles around the vast time-waster that we refer to as “the internet”, we came across a reclaimed item that’s both visually stunning, and sort of practical.  Sort of. Repurposed […] More…

Audi R8 V10 plus Added to Forza Motorsport as Part of Top Gear Car Pack

by on 5 April 2016 in Choice Gear

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With each new month comes a new downloadable car pack for Forza Motorsport, and April’s Top Gear car pack is a doozy.  Comprised of seven cars and launching later today, the pack offers players the ability to drive the all-new Audi R8 V10 plus long before it’s available at dealers. The addition of Audi’s 610hp […] More…

Lego Releases Two Audi Racers for the Young and Young at Heart

by on 7 March 2016 in Choice Gear

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HERNDON, Virginia – Audi is appealing to younger consumers — and Audi fans of all ages — with Lego versions of some of the brand’s fastest cars. The toy manufacturer has extended its “Speed Champions” series by coming out with versions of two Audi race cars. For the honor, the iconic maker of connectable,plastic toys selected […] More…