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Volkswagen AG Agrees to Nearly $15 Billion 2.0L TDI Settlement

by on 28 June 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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The department of Justice and Volkswagen today announced that they had agreed to a settlement that could amount to up to $14.7 billion. The settlement will be presented to Judge Charles R Breyer who will decide on whether or not to approve the agreement in the coming months. The agreement includes a maximum of $10.033 […] More…

For particular people: the sporty and assertive ABT Audi QS3

by on 16 June 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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When ABT Sportsline enhances an SUV, we know that a versatile car will become more dynamic, agile and powerful and more fun to drive. The Bavarian engineers see to upgrades that fit the car, and the designers lend it a striking and assertive appearance. And the new ABT Audi QS3 is another such success. “We […] More…

Audi SQ2 Caught Testing at the Nurburgring

by on 15 June 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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The test department over at Audi has been awfully busy this week. Just yesterday we saw pictures of the new A8 testing at the Nurburgring, and now our photographers have caught them testing the sporty SQ2 at the “Green Hell.” Audi’s test department have been so busy, in fact, that they forgot to put camouflage […] More…

Ski Stars Meet on Flat Ground to Drive Audis

by on 7 June 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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One of the most unmediated ways to experience speed is by falling down a slippery hill on slidey slats. Chances, if you like that, you’ll like driving, which is why Audi invited some of the best downhill skiers in the world to the Audi Driving Experience. The event, held at the Audi Neuberg high-tech complex […] More…

Audi Has Cause for Optimism at Le Mans, Says McNish

by on 7 June 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News Motorsport

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We reported yesterday that despite Audi’s Lucas di Grassi turning in the best lap time around Le Mans at yesterday’s free practice, conclusions were difficult to draw from the early test, but Audi’s Allan McNish says that the results are promising. “There are early positive signs,” McNish told Motorsport.com. “The long run with the #8 […] More…

Jump Down the Rabbit Hole with the BalticMotorSport YouTube Channel

by on 6 June 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News Video

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To many, drag racing is the purest form of motorsport. The strictness of the challenge means that you’re racing as much against yourself as you are the car in the next lane. It’s actually quite a meditative way of interacting with thousands of not-so-tiny explosions. It’s also damned entertaining. That might explain why I’ve spent […] More…

Audi Finish 1, 2 at DTM Saturday Race at Lausitz

by on 6 June 2016 in Fourtitude News Motorsport

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Audi were less than lousy at Lausitz this weekend with Miguel Molina and Jamie Green finishing 1, 2 at this weekend’s first DTM race. Not only that, but Audi was also the best brand in DTM this weekend, with five cars in the points over the two races. Although they didn’t get the win at […] More…

It’s Donut Day, So Here are Five of Our Favorites

by on 3 June 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News Video

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It’s officially National Donut Day today, and that can mean only thing, we need to find the finest on YouTube. Are we deliberately misunderstanding the intention of the day to inspire a post? No. We’re deliberately misunderstanding the day to have an excuse to watch hoonage. One of life’s simplest pleasures is the careful addition […] More…

Audi Says It’s Ready for DTM Race at Lausitzring

by on 3 June 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News Motorsport

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Despite there having been four different winners in the first four races of the DTM 2016 season, Audi is confident that its RS5 DTM will be the first to see the checkered flag this weekend at Lausitzring, in Eastern Germany. Last year, they had a great performance at the Lausitzring, with Audis filling up the […] More…

FOTD: 1992 Ex–Supertourisme Audi 80

by on 2 June 2016 in Audi News

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Race cars are always an exciting  prospect. They might just be the purist expression of the automobile, the racetrack, after all, is the true home of the car. This 1992 Audi 80 raced in France and, according to the seller, won there too. It has been updated since 1992, presumably to keep up with Supertourisme […] More…

All New Audi A5 and S5 Revealed: Features New V6 with 354 hp

by on 2 June 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude Features Fourtitude News

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Audi today revealed the second generation A5, the much anticipated follow-up to their most successful mid-size coupe ever. The new car comes with a lightly redesigned exterior and a choice of five engines that will get about 20% more horse power and 20% better fuel economy, says Audi. The original A5 made a splash when […] More…

Read This: Wired Argues that Putting Takata Airbags in New Cars is “NBD”

by on 2 June 2016 in Fourtitude News

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The news today is full of scary headlines, like “Some New Cars Still Include Defective Airbags,” and while that’s certainly both true and unnerving, a Wired article is arguing that putting the air bags in new cars makes a certain amount of sense. To be fair, it’s not just Wired. Despite the headlines, many articles […] More…