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Audi and EKS Reveal 2017 Rallycross Livery

by on 24 March 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News Motorsport

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2016 World Rallycross Champion and long-time Audi driver Mattias Ekstrom today revealed the livery of  his 2017 Audi A1 RX a week ahead of the season opener in Barcelona. The first images of the rallycross car appeared on Twitter today, sporting a new, albeit new livery. If it ain’t broke. Three cars. Brand new livery. […] More…

Audi Hands Out 86 Magna Dealer Awards

by on 24 March 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Following the news that it was second among automakers for customer service, Audi of America has bestowed upon 86 of its dealers the Magna Society Award, with 12 distinguishing themselves as 2016 Audi Magna Society Elite winners. The Audi Magna Society Awards recognize the best dealerships that go “above and beyond the standard business objectives […] More…

Watch: The Bugatti Chiron Reviewed (Finally)

by on 24 March 2017 in Boutique Brands Fourtitude News Video

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Bugatti has been teasing us with its latest 1,500 hp hypercar for what feels like an eternity now, never letting anyone but its own employees give journalists (and even Ronaldo) rides in it. But now, Carfection has the first ever video review of the thing. And they seem to like it. From the very beginning, […] More…

Audi to Cut Down Powertrains by 40%

by on 23 March 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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In its quest to become a leader in electric mobility, Audi will cut down on traditional combustion engines, CEO Rupert Stadler said recently. “In the long run we will reduce up to 40% of the current drive versions,” said Stadler. “We take complexity off the system and will hereby free up resources for the electric […] More…

Watch: Unitronic is Back with Third Monthly Car Feature

by on 23 March 2017 in Aftermarket & Tuner News Fourtitude News

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Unitronic is back with the third installment in its monthly series highlighting one of the many ways it can make your car faster, meaner, louder, and just all around better. This month, Unitronic is focusing on its Stage 2+ Audi 8V A3. The mods are fitted to a gen 3 2.0 TSI MQB engine and […] More…

Pontiac Sues Silverdome for Storing TDIs

by on 23 March 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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The city of Pontiac, Michigan is suing the owners of the Silverdome because of the TDIs being parked there in the wake of the dieselgate scandal. The city says that the owners, Toronto’s Triple Investment Group, is violating safety, zoning, and building codes by allowing VW to store buyback TDIs there. The parking lot is […] More…

Audi Ranks Second in Customer Service Index

by on 22 March 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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J.D. Power recently released the results of its annual Customer Service Index, rating the quality of automotive service and Audi came in second among luxury manufacturers. The rankings are based on dealer service performance for the first three years of vehicle ownership. With a score of 869 (out of 1,000) Audi’s service was beaten only […] More…

Top Gear USA is Coming Back

by on 22 March 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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The U.S.-spec version of Top Gear, the car-crazy television show created by the BBC, is coming back.  BBC America has decided to green light an eight-episode season of Top Gear America that will reportedly debut before the end of 2017. Just like on British History Channel, there will be three all-new hosts to lead the show. The trio will consist of […] More…

Audi Board Will Meet to Decide on Fate of CEO

by on 22 March 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Rupert Stadler, Audi’s CEO, has been the topic of much debate within the media, and indeed within Audi, over his handling of the dieselgate scandal, and according to a report, Audi will meet later this month to determine his fate. A board meeting has been set for March 29 that, according to Automotive News, was […] More…

Audi Bringing 5 NSUs to Techno Classica

by on 22 March 2017 in Audi News

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Essen’s Techno Classica is the largest classic car show in the world, and this year Audi is making the 560 km trek from Ingolstadt to Essen with five NSUs in tow: a 1962 Prinz 30, a 1964 Sport Prinz, a 1970 1000 TTS, and two R0 80s. (1969 and 1977) With more than 1,200 exhibitors, […] More…

Watch Bugatti Try and Fail to Destroy its Engine

by on 21 March 2017 in Boutique Brands Fourtitude News

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For all our modern brilliance we’re still subject to the whims of nature and the vast expanses that separate us. That’s why when race car drivers want to improve, as often as not they’ll take to the simulator. But what if you want to test an engine? Then you need simulator rig such as Bugatti’s. […] More…

Audi Recalls 2017 A5 Cabrio Over Seatbelt Pretensioner

by on 21 March 2017 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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A botched crimp in seatbelt pretensioners is causing Audi to recall about 1,700 2017 A5s Cabriolet. The fault may cause some pretensioners to launch into the passenger compartment, potentially causing injury. The problem is a botched crimp on some of the pretensioners , that were made by Autoliv. Specifically the crimps that hold a micro […] More…