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40 Years of Quattro With Special Audi TT RS

by on 15 October 2020 in Fourtitude News

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To mark 40 years since the debut of Audi’s quattro system, they’re making a special edition. A TT RS 40 Years of quattro special edition that gives the spiritual successor of the original fast four-wheel drive Audis a sticker package that brings us right back to the 1980s. That graphics package is designed to recall […] More…

Audi Shows, Prices Updated Q5, All-New A7, and A8 PHEV Models

by on 13 October 2020 in Fourtitude News

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Look out for a trio of new plug-ins from Audi, the Q5, A7, and A8 will all offer performance that belies their tiny engine size along with an electric range and fuel economy that should remind you that there is more to life than displacement and trips to the pumps. The A8 isn’t new, with […] More…

Lamborghini Squadra Corse Teases No-Windshield Speedster

by on 5 October 2020 in Fourtitude News

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The mad men and women at Squadra Corse, Lamborghini’s racing division, are testing something spectacular. The open-top car comes with bright orange camouflage wearing a warning on the doors. Attenzione macchina veloce aperta, which means attention, fast open car in Italian. Now that might be just a cheeky “warning”, but from a company that has […] More…

Bat out of Hell: Audi Launches Green Hell Edition R8

by on 23 September 2020 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Audi’s turned the Green Hell into heaven, winning five overall victories at the legendary 24 Hours on the Nürburgring, that epic race track in Germany, since 2012. To celebrate, they’re releasing a special edition of the Audi R8, painting it into a green hell color scheme of its own. The Audi R8 green hell edition […] More…

Audi Hybrid Radio Lets You Swap from Signal to Stream Seamlessly

by on 15 September 2020 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Audi and iHeartRadio are giving you an alternative to satellite and straight-up streaming, letting you listen to your favorite local stations in your car, even when you leave the normal signal range. Losing that hot banger to the sound of FM static is no more, starting with select Audi 2021 models with MIB 3 infotainment. […] More…

Report: Audi Sport Going Electrified, Will Only Offer One Drivetrain Variant per Model

by on 31 July 2020 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Current Audi RS models offer a range of powerplants, letting buyers pick from combustion-only and electrified models. But not for long, says Autocar, because they’ll be moving to one car, one engine for the Audi Sport models starting soon. “We are well-known for precise portfolio planning, and we want to keep it easy for the […] More…

How Audi Warns You Before Your Wheel Falls Off

by on 30 July 2020 in Fourtitude Features

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New car tech features are making us more connected than ever before. But it seems like as tech moves on, automakers have never figured out how to give us one of the most important warnings of all: That a wheel is about to fall off your car. Until now. It’s a feature that arrived quietly […] More…

Stay Socially Distanced With Track-Only, 830 hp, Lamborghini Essenza SCV12

by on 29 July 2020 in Lamborghini News

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If there’s one thing Lamborghini is good at it’s making track day specials so exotic they may as well be from Mars. And while we’ll never get to drive them, and they’ll probably never actually get used on the track, that’s not going to stop us from leaving a puddle of drool on our keyboards […] More…

Porsche, Mahle Use Frickin Laser Beams to 3D-Print GT2 RS Pistons

by on 13 July 2020 in Fourtitude News

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This might be the coolest use of 3D-printing we’ve seen yet. Porsche, along with Mahle and Trumpf, has figured out how to print pistons, and they’re not destined for some short-lived track-only model, but the roadgoing 911 GT2 RS. They’re built up, like all 3D-printed parts, layer by layer. Instead of a mould, metal powder […] More…

Lamborghini Chops Top off of Supercapacitor Supercar Sian

by on 8 July 2020 in Boutique Brands

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Sometimes we think that it’s mean. Lamborghini teasing us with a new car that’s sold out even before we knew it existed. But then we look at beasts like this Sian Roadster and all is forgiven. Except for the puddle of drool on our keyboards, of course. It’s the convertible version of Lamborghini’s Sian, the […] More…

Audi Readying Luxury Electric Flagship, Report

by on 6 July 2020 in Audi News

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There’s a new luxury Audi model on the way, says Autocar. The A9 e-tron will borrow from 2017’s Aicon concept and will step toe to toe with the Mercedes-Benz EQS as VW Group’s showcase of technical prowess, and it should be here before mid-decade. The report cites sources at Audi HQ as saying that the […] More…

Audi Gives Q5 a Refresh

by on 29 June 2020 in Audi News

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Audi’s giving the Q5 a refresh for 2021 that includes small changes on the outside, but changes on the inside, some sweet new paint shades and more power for the lesser models. And the SQ5 gets quicker, but we’re not sure exactly why or how. The exterior changes for the model that launched in 2018 […] More…