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Spied: Next Generation Audi RS 5 Testing at the Nurburgring

by on 17 May 2016 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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During a relatively routine Nürburgring visit, our friends at CarPix spied what we believe to be a very early test mule of Audi’s next-generation RS 5, wearing the requisite camouflage and large new fender flares, pointing toward a significantly wider track when compared to the standard car.  This spot comes just a few weeks after […] More…

Audi TT RS, RS 3 Sedan, RS 5 Coupé U.S. Timeframes Confirmed, Plus other RS Conjecture

by on 26 February 2016 in Audi News

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Make no mistake about it, the new Audi Sport initiative intended to tie Ingolstadt’s uber impressive motorsport creds to an aggressively growing portfolio of performance street cars is just getting started. Branding is in place, executives are being positioned and dealers trained. The game is afoot, and in as much RS-cars are about to start […] More…

Qualified Rumor: Audi Plans R8 V6T to Replace 4.2 FSI

by on 25 February 2016 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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When Audi launched the all-new second-generation R8 last year, it did so with a V10 only model. Suggestions of anything smaller than that were flatly discounted to us by then new and now retiring quattro Gmbh boss Heinz Hollerweger, though rumors of an smaller engine persisted in parts of the press who’d know if it were under consideration. In as much, we’d always banked on there being an engine choice slotted below the V10 for the Audi R8, though whether it was an upcoming biturbo 3.0-liter V6 or the TT RS’ burbling 2.5 TFSI remained a point of contention.
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Air Lift Performance Releases Updated Suspension Kit for Audi A4 and A5

by on 28 January 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Sleek Euro styling with sporty handling straight from the factory – Audi’s B8 platform is all about performance and luxury, making it the perfect candidate for a little Air Lift Performance magic… This high-performance threaded body air suspension kit has been improved with a revised upper mount for 2016. At the push of a button, […] 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…

Find of the Day: Audi exclusive Nogaro Blue RS 5 at Audi of Hartford

by on 19 November 2015 in In Market

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Say you’ve always thought you’ve fancied the Audi RS 5 coupe, but would have preferred to get something unique. We suspect this Audi Certified Pre-Owned example at Hoffman Audi of North Hartford in Connecticut applies in spades. Here’s the breakdown as it pings on our radar. First, the car is Audi’s Nogaro Blue color that […] More…

Audi Shows Strong at Sport Auto Awards

by on 22 October 2015 in Audi News

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In the “sport auto Award 2015” reader survey conducted by the trade journal “sport auto,” the Audi RS 6 Avant* and Audi S1 quattro* each won their classes. In all, Audi reached the winners’ podium seven times. The Audi S1 won the “small car” category and banished the competition after garnering 29.2 percent of the […] More…

TAG Motorsports Builds Striking Matte Audi RS 5 Coupé

by on 15 October 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Say what you will, there’s little more gutturally appealing than a muscular GT coupe. The Audi RS 5 with its box flare fenders and high-revving V8 qualifies as such a car in spades, and that’s only compounded when tastefully upgraded like this Suzuka Grey matte specimen built by TAG Motorsports. More…

TAG Motorsports Adds S3 to Black-Out Cosmetic Package Lineup

by on 17 August 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Want to change the look of your New Audi S3? Now you can purchase a genuine TAG Motorsports Cosmetic Package using all OEM Parts shipped right to your door. More…

RS 4 Avant and/or RS 5 Sportback Intel, Plus Speculation on USA from quattro GmbH Boss

by on 13 July 2015 in Audi News

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Last week Car & Driver was in Portugal to drive the new R8, and while there they managed some time with quattro GmbH boss Heinz Hollerweger. During that discussion, C&D turned to the subject of the RS 4 and RS 5. Hollerweger was surprisingly forthcoming on plans and further hints of plans, including specifics for the USA.
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Audi RS 4 and RS 5 B8 Production Will End in July

by on 26 June 2015 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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Perhaps it is to be expected given the B9 A4 is set to be revealed early next week, but a rumor from GTSpirit.com suggests that Audi will end production of its B8-generation RS 4 Avant, RS 5 Coupé and RS 5 Cabriolet models as soon as next month.
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Fun Fact: Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 Concept Was Based on Audi Components

by on 5 June 2015 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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Show cars are for precisely that… show. In a lot of ways, they’re the Wizard of Oz to automotive consumers. They’re big and powerful, and there are also the details of the man behind the curtain that auto makers may or may not want you to see. We always find that fascinating, like when we hear one […] More…