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Start Your Day Right with a Backfiring, Sliding, Donuting Ur Quattro

by on 10 January 2020 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Classic cars are a limited resource and as a result, they’re usually treated with kid gloves. That may be why it’s so special to see someone caning an Ur Quattro around San Marino. The brave driver, in this case, is one Christof Klausner and the video was uploaded by 19Bozzy92 at the 2020 Jänner-Rallye. There’s […] More…

From the Archive: First Drive: Audi TT quattro Roadster

by on 30 December 2019 in Reviews & Road Tests

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Dusty, dry and hot are the best ways to describe it. Phoenix is like this in April, which makes the perfect environment to take a gander at the newest variations of Ingolstadt’s successful TT. The folks from Audi chose this setting in order to give journalists some time to partake of the 225-hp TT quattro […] More…

UK Quattro Prototype Up For Auction

by on 24 September 2018 in Audi News

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There is a very rare Audi prototype coming up for auction at Silverstone Auctions at the end of this week. The Quattro is believed to be the first right-hooker in the UK, one of just two known to survive. The Audi Quattro is the car that really brought all-wheel drive performance to the market. It […] More…

Help Fire Up This Lego Quattro

by on 24 September 2018 in Audi News

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If that prototype Quattro just below on the front page is a little too much, or maybe you just don’t have the garage space, then this might be more up your alley. Lego’s latest product idea is a replica of the Audi Sport Quattro that won Pikes Peak in 1987. The Pikes Peak was a […] More…

Audi’s Quattro Ultra-Technology: A Fancy Way to Say Electronic Transfer Case

by on 22 March 2018 in deep dive

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Audi’s quattro with ultra technology sounds awesome. We know quattro is good, so ultra technology quattro must be better, right? But what is it, what does it really mean, and – most importantly – how does it work? Let’s explore. Quattro arrived in 1980 in – appropriately – the Quattro. The permanent all-wheel drive system […] More…

All-New RS5 Starts at $70,875

by on 12 March 2018 in Audi News

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Audi’s latest Sport model is here. The 2018 Audi RS 5 coupe is on sale now. The second-generation RS5 adds more performance, more style, and more refinement to the RS5 lineup. Let’s start with the performance. The RS5 uses a new 2.9L V6 with twin turbos that makes 444 hp. Combine that with 443 lb-ft […] More…

Find of the Day: 1988 Audi 200 Quattro Trans Am

by on 25 May 2016 in Audi News

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The highest honor in motor racing is not a trophy or a grand prize. It’s not winning at Indy or Monaco, nor is setting a lap time at the Nurburgring. No, the highest honor that can be bestowed upon a race car is to be banned. And boy was this car banned. It’s hard to […] More…

Video: WRC Celebrates the Audi Quattro

by on 24 May 2016 in Motorsport

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The Audi Quattro is one of, if not the, most important car in rally history. It changed the sport of rallying by being the first car to ever successful implement four-wheel-drive and in so doing cemented Audi’s reputation. As a result, the WRC’s YouTube channel has honored the car with a short video about its […] More…

New Audi R8 Spyder V10: debut at the New York International Auto Show

by on 23 March 2016 in Audi News

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397 kW (540 hp), from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 3.6 seconds, top speed 318 km/h (197.6 mph) – the new Audi R8 Spyder* with V10 naturally aspirated engine merges impressive performance with the allure of open-top driving. Its striking design and high-end technologies demonstrate the concentrated expertise of the premium brand. Audi […] More…

Audi Q2 Spotted in the Open

by on 17 March 2016 in Audi News

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Just weeks after the Audi Q2 first broke cover at the Geneva Motor Show, the small European market-only crossover has been spotted out in public.  Sporting a Nardo Grey paint job and black optic window trim, this Q2 arguable looks quite a bit better than the examples that Audi first showed in Switzerland. Being the […] More…

Driven: 2017 Audi A4 2.0 TFSI quattro

by on 17 March 2016 in Reviews & Road Tests

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Since 1995, more than 40 per cent of Audi’s sales can be attributed directly to the A4 family of vehicles.  For those keeping track at home, more than 756,000 of them have been sold in the last 21 years, helping Audi to capture 24% of the Premium B-segment sedan market share here in the states, […] More…

Audi Tradition on the 2016 Classic Car Tour

by on 11 March 2016 in Vintage & Youngtimer News

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This year Audi Tradition is once again taking part in more than 20 events in Germany and abroad – while also celebrating a few anniversaries. One of the highlights: It was exactly 80 years ago that the Auto Union Type C racing car with Bernd Rosemeyer behind the wheel won the European Grand Prix championship. […] More…