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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…

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…

2015 Holiday Gift Guide for Audi Enthusiasts

by on 30 November 2015 in Choice Gear Miscellaneous Features

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CyberMonday seems about as good a day as any to kick off our annual Gift Guide for Audi enthusiasts. Each year Fourtitude endeavors to assemble a mix of cool gifts for your favorite Audi owner or enthusiast. From affordable to expensive, easy to find or complicated acquisition, the mix you’ll find here will prove you […] More…

Audi R18 and R8 LMS Part of 2016 Lego Speed Champions Series

by on 12 October 2015 in Choice Gear Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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You may not be surprised to know that LEGO® enthusiasts are a bit like car enthusiasts, complete with network of websites dedicated to the subject and plenty of spy/intel information about upcoming products planned from the toy brick makers. Case in point are two upcoming sets including Audi R18 and R8 LMS that appear to be part of the recently launched Speed Champions Series from LEGO®. More…

Choice Gear: Forza Motorsport 6

by on 14 September 2015 in Choice Gear

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As the green flag drops at Sebring International, a pack of 24 cars makes their way towards turn one through a mist of tire spray, with their windshield wipers doing all they can to remove water droplets from the line of sight.  I fight my way to the inside past an Acura NSX, a vintage Aston, […] More…

BlipShift with Excellent quattro Themed T-Shirt

by on 11 September 2015 in Choice Gear

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We’ve stumbled across one of the latest automotive themed designs from BlipShift and it strikes a cord close to our hearts. Its subject is a flying Gruppe B Audi S1 Sport quattro, while it simply says, “Uno, Dos, Tres…” More…

Audi Sport racing Bike Available in USA

by on 25 August 2015 in Choice Gear

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Ingolstadt first revealed its new Audi Sport racing bike at the Geneva Motor Show back in march. Made of exotic materials including gratuitous carbon fiber, this bike is one serious bit of two-wheeled kit that’s been popping up in the hands Audi’s racing drivers over the season. Now, it’s also available to American consumers. More…

Audi Sport racing bike Debuts at Geneva Motor Show

by on 10 March 2015 in Choice Gear

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Sometimes it seems as if design is as much a focus as cars at the sprawling Geneva Motor Show. Certainly that seems the case when you consider the show debut of the Audi collection’s menacing-looking and carbon intensive Audi Sport racing bike. More…

Book: Champion Racing. A Little Bit of Magic

by on 24 December 2014 in Choice Gear Motorsport

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“I didn’t think they’d win a raffle. It was a disaster in every way”

This is how Allan McNish, who is widely regarded as the best sports-car driver of the modern era summed up his first experiences with Champion Racing. It was this scything rhetoric that cut Champion’s quiet but charismatic owner to the quick and gave some of the impetus to the changes that would come quickly over the next few seasons. More…