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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…

Watch: 16-Year-Old Sets Slalom Record in 718 Spyder

by on 4 September 2020 in Boutique Brands Fourtitude News

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Doing the cone slalom is one of those things, like oval-racing, that is deceptive in its simplicity. Driving back and forth is easy, but it becomes a lot harder fast. And now Porsche has set a new world record in slaloming. The Porsche 718 Spyder is the fastest unmodified production car ever to go through […] More…

Watch: The Founder’s Car is a V8-Swapped ’72 Audi 100 Coupe S Made by Mad Swedes

by on 31 August 2020 in Fourtitude News Video

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George Achorn is a name that should be familiar to you because he founded this site. And if you ever wanted to know what the founder of Fourtitude drives around in, wonder no more. It’s a 1972 Audi 100. But not just any Audi 100, a Coupe S with the very rare V8-from-a-1995-S4 option. That […] More…

Find of the Day: £8,000 Ur Quattro Barn Find

by on 20 August 2020 in Fourtitude News

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It almost makes you wistful for a time when the Ur-Quattro was a little less loved that even a barn find costs the better part of ten grand American. But here we are. Finished in Tornado Red with a Charcoal cloth interior, this may be the cheapest way (if we ignore shipping, which we will […] More…

Audi Suggests Computing Power Will Decide Industry Winners/Losers

by on 4 August 2020 in Fourtitude News

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Modern luxury is based in connectivity, applications, and distancing one from the experience of driving altogether — or at least that’s what the automotive industry now seems to believe. And they may have a point. While we’re well aware those advocating “mobility” desperately want it so that they can tap into your data (to enhance revenue using […] 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…

Audi Thinks It Could Take Until 2023 for Sales to Get Back to Normal

by on 23 July 2020 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Don’t expect sales to shoot back to normal, says Audi’s CEO Markus Duesmann. Speaking to a German paper this week, the CEO said it could take between two and three years for sales to return to pre-COVID-19 levels. “We certainly expect the coronavirus crisis to have longer-term effects,” Duesmann told Germany’s Handelsblatt. “We have had […] More…

It’s Made of Wood, But it’s Not a Morgan. It’s a Q7?

by on 21 July 2020 in Audi News Fourtitude News Video

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Well, it’s a scale model of a Q7, anyway. And a darned impressive one at that. Whittled, carved, and turned by YouTube’s Woodworking Art. The channel has a history of making these models, so it’s no surprise that this one turned out so well, but it is still impressive. It has a working wood hatch, […] More…