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Audi Shows Q8 Concept with Fully Integrated Android Infotainment System

by on 16 May 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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A new version of the Audi Q8 Sport was shown at the Google I/O developer conference in California on May 17. The new concept features an infotainment system with a fully integrated Android operating system. The Q8 concept comes with Spotify, Google Play Music, and Google Assistant right out of the box, running on Audi’s […] More…

Audi Museum Celebrates 60 Years of Wankel

by on 16 May 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Lest the bright minds over at Mazda forget who invented the Rotary engine, Audi is opening an exhibition at its Ingolstadt museum called “Revolution—60 Years of the NSU/Wankel Engine.” The exhibition runs from may 20 to November 5 and tracks the long history of, as Jay Leno likes to say, the only truly new internal […] More…

Audi Releases Full Line Pricing for 2018

by on 15 May 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Every Audi in the line, with a few notable exceptions, now has an American price. The Ingolstadt automaker has released a chart laying out how much you can expect to pay or each of its vehicles. Destination charges of $975 apply to all vehicles, except the R8, which has a $1,250 destination charge. The A5 […] More…

Lamborghini Urus SUV to Pack 650 HP

by on 15 May 2017 in Fourtitude News Lamborghini News

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Lamborghini’s upcoming Urus SUV will come packing a twin-turbo V8 under its hood, pumping out 650 horsepower. Lambo CEO Stefano Domenicali revealed the information to Automotive News, also saying that a plug-in hybrid version of the new SUV will be available about a year after the standard SUV launches. In its first year of production, which will be […] More…

Di Grassi Finishes Second at Monaco ePrix

by on 15 May 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News Motorsport

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Audi’s Lucas di Grassi missed out on winning the Monaco round of Formula E by 0.32 seconds. The Brazilian driver spent the entirety of the final lap looking for a way around championship leader, Sebastien Buemi, weaving and attacking on the street circuit. Unfortunately for Audi fans, though, the tight circuit prevented the faster di […] More…

Ekström Finishes Fourth at Belgian Rallycross

by on 15 May 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News Motorsport

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Mattias Ekstrom missed winning a rallycross final for the first time this season, in Belgium. Instead, the Swede finished fourth in a hectic final in Mettet, Belgium. The race doubly disappointing for Ekström, for whom a victory would have meant winning all four season-opening races, a feat that has never been accomplished. Ekström wasn’t too […] More…

INTEGRATED ENGINEERING LAUNCHES NEW B9 AUDI COLD AIR INTAKE KIT

by on 15 May 2017 in Aftermarket & Tuner News Fourtitude News

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Engineered to Maximize the Audi B9 A4/A5 2.0T Intake Performance and Power Salt Lake City, Utah, May 15, 2017– Integrated Engineering today announced the expansion of their cold air intake product line to the Audi B9 A4/A5 2.0T chassis. With this new intake kit, 2015 and up A4/A5 owners can expect to see gains of […] More…

Watch: di Grassi Discusses Monaco

by on 12 May 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News Motorsport

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Formula E is racing again this weekend and they’re in the glitziest city on the racing calendar: Monaco. With a race win in the last Formula E race, in Mexico, Lucas di Grassi will be looking to steal more points from his rival, Sebastien Buemi. “We can definitely challenge Buemi after Mexico,” says di Grassi, […] More…

Volkswagen Group Sales Down in April

by on 12 May 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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The Volkswagen Group delivered 1.4% fewer cars around the globe this April than it did last year, leading to a drop of less than one percent for the year to date. With more than 840,000 vehicles sold across the Group this month, the total for the year now exceeds 3.3 million vehicles sold, down only […] More…

Bentley Wants to Get Friendly with Vegans

by on 12 May 2017 in Boutique Brands Fourtitude News

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Bentley is working on making its sumptuous interiors more appealing to vegans. The British automaker is known for crafting some of the finest interiors in the auto industry, but they’re not exactly vegan-friendly. The company uses up to 20 animal hides in its leather upholstery and trimming, and admits that doesn’t sit well with someone with a […] More…

Watch: The TT RS Beat an Ariel Nomad in a Grand Tour Drag Race

by on 12 May 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News Video

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The second season of Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May’s new series “Definitely Not the Top Gear” (read: “The Grand Tour”) was out filming a segment out in Croatia recently and fans caught this race between the TT RS and the Ariel Nomad. Seeing as how the Ariel Nomad has no real competitors, it’s […] More…

Antonio Banderas and Alec Baldwin to Star in Lamborghini Biopic

by on 11 May 2017 in Fourtitude News Lamborghini News

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Ferruccio Lamborghini’s life story is set to get the Hollywood treatment with an upcoming film starring Antonio Banderas as the founder of the Italian supercar marque. Playing against him as Enzo Ferrari will be Alec Baldwin, who will presumably be taking some time away from his very busy SNL schedule to film the movie, provisionally […] More…