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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…

Fostla.de Offers Self Healing, Sunflower Matte Metallic Wrap for R8

by on 2 June 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News Fourtitude News

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The Audi R8 is a wonderful car, sure. It kicked the 911 off its high horse and since it came out its been a critical darling, but it’s always been a little understated. Don’t get me wrong, that’s one of its finer features. It looks good without looking, well, rude. But what if you have […] More…

May is Audi of America’s Fourth-Best Sales Month Ever

by on 1 June 2016 in Audi News

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For the 65th month in a row, Audi has set a monthly sales record. With 18,728 vehicles sold, a number of models improved over their May 2015 figures. The standouts, though, were the Q3 and the Q7. “With the all-new Audi Q7 and Audi Q3 setting records for the month, sales of Audi luxury SUVs […] More…

Audi 2.5 TFSI Wins International Engine of the Year Award

by on 1 June 2016 in Audi News

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The votes are in and the five cylinder, 2.5 TFSI engine is the International Engine of the Year in the 2 to 2.5L category. “The five-cylinder engine has one of the longest traditions within the company and we are continually developing it,” says Dr. Stegan Knirsch, Member of the Board for Technical Development. The judges, […] More…

It’s a Robust First Quarter for Audi

by on 1 June 2016 in Audi News

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Audi today reported its first-quarter results for 2016, and profits have dipped, but the Group is still posting strong numbers. “We achieved an operating return on sales within our strategic target corridor in a challenging quarter,” says CFO Axel Strotbek. Audi generated €14.5 billion ($16 billion) in early 2016, and the Group’s operating profit is […] More…

Audi Ranks Number One in Carlisle Service Manager Satisfaction Survey

by on 31 May 2016 in Audi News

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Carlisle’s annual Service Manager Satisfaction Survey results are out and Audi of America ranks number one in 11 categories, including overall satisfaction, customer satisfaction measurement, and new model launches. The 2016 survey went out to service managers at dealerships for 16 different brands and 5,500 people completed the survey. After the results were tallied, Audi […] More…

Audi Turns its Cars into a WiFi Hotspot

by on 31 May 2016 in Audi News

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Audi announced today that a number of new models will be equipped with Audi Connect SIM cards. The embedded SIM cards allow owners to access apps from the car’s infotainment screen. With the SIM card, Audi owners can access the internet anywhere in Europe, can check their e-mail or Twitter, can use Google Earth and […] More…

Tough and Soggy Weekend for Audi at Nurburgring 24 Hours

by on 30 May 2016 in Motorsport

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The Nurburgring 24 Hours turned into something of a circus after heavy rain and hail caused a number of (read: almost all) cars to go careening off track. Despite the terrible weather, it was the dawn that caused the Audis the most trouble. The top three Audis were eliminated within a half hour of each […] More…