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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…

Audi R8 Replacement Could Be Electric

by on 15 March 2019 in Audi News

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Audi’s TT could survive after all. But if it does it might end up electric instead of petrol-powered, says a new report. Even more intriguing, the same could apply to the R8. Speaking at Audi’s annual press conference, the state of the Auto Union, if you will, Audi board member for technical development Hans-Joachim Rothenpieler […] More…

Audi CEO Says “Heart Bleeds” for TT that Might Not Get Replaced

by on 11 March 2019 in Audi News

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A new interview with Audi CEO Bram Schot tells us that it could be bad news for TT fans. Audi’s upsidedown bathtub might be the next victim in the search for profitability. Asked if the Audi TT would continue, Schot told Autocar that “that’s a very good question. I think there’s a future for an […] More…

Audi Celebrating 20 Years of TTs with Anniversary Edition

by on 30 January 2019 in Audi News

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It’s been 20 years since the bathtub shape and baseball glove stitching of the Audi TT first arrived on our roads. To mark the occasion, Audi is bringing back the stitch for a 20th Anniversary Edition. Sort of. The 20th Anniversary TT is going to be a limited edition with some details inspired by the […] More…

Audi Reveals 2019 Updates and Pricing

by on 9 November 2018 in Audi News

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Audi has revealed all of the changes to the mostly carryover 2019 model year lineup. That means cars that aren’t heavily revised or all new, not that their lineup is old, since Audi has multiple new-vehicle launches for 2019. It includes pricing and extra kit fitted to the cars. All-new for 2019 cars like the […] More…

A4 Cabrio Could Replace Open A5 and TT Models, Report

by on 24 April 2018 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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A new report from Germany says that the surging sales of crossovers might be claiming another pair of victims. The A5 and TT drop tops. Sales of both models have been sluggish, but the report from AutoBild suggests that Audi has a solution. Even if it’s a confusingly named one. The two convertibles will be […] More…

It’s Donut Day, So Here are Five of Our Favorites

by on 3 June 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News Video

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It’s officially National Donut Day today, and that can mean only thing, we need to find the finest on YouTube. Are we deliberately misunderstanding the intention of the day to inspire a post? No. We’re deliberately misunderstanding the day to have an excuse to watch hoonage. One of life’s simplest pleasures is the careful addition […] More…

Read This: Wired Argues that Putting Takata Airbags in New Cars is “NBD”

by on 2 June 2016 in Fourtitude News

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The news today is full of scary headlines, like “Some New Cars Still Include Defective Airbags,” and while that’s certainly both true and unnerving, a Wired article is arguing that putting the air bags in new cars makes a certain amount of sense. To be fair, it’s not just Wired. Despite the headlines, many articles […] More…

Audi 2.5 TFSI Wins International Engine of the Year Award

by on 1 June 2016 in Audi News

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The votes are in and the five cylinder, 2.5 TFSI engine is the International Engine of the Year in the 2 to 2.5L category. “The five-cylinder engine has one of the longest traditions within the company and we are continually developing it,” says Dr. Stegan Knirsch, Member of the Board for Technical Development. The judges, […] More…

Audi TT/TTS A3/S3 Carbon Fiber Cold Air Intake System

by on 24 May 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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034Motorsport’s X34 Carbon Fiber MQB Cold Air Intake System for MkVII Volkswagen Golf/GTI/R vehicles equipped with 1.8T/2.0T Gen 3 engines is now available! This high-quality carbon fiber intake solution offers perfect fitment, and yields horsepower and torque gains throughout the powerband, with peak gains of up to 15 crank horsepower and 12 ft-lbs of torque with the factory […] More…

Audi’s New Air Conditioning Filter Brings Sweet Relief to those with Allergies

by on 18 May 2016 in Audi News

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Seasonal allergies can be crippling, and those who suffer from them know this all to well.  For the affected, sleepless nights, difficulty breathing and general discomfort and much more are all but guaranteed for a few weeks, but thanks to Audi’s new cabin filter, next year might not be quite as bad.  Specifically designed to […] More…

Nothing Leaves Stock Stuffs 2.5 TFSI in Quattro de Mayo-Bound First-Gen Audi TT

by on 28 April 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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We’ve seen and heard our fair share of TT’s, that doesn’t mean that we can’t still be pleasantly surprised at what owners are able to dream up, and shops are able to execute.  In a video sent our way yesterday afternoon, Nothing Leaves Stock’s Josh Paashaus did just that, providing proof of what he’d been telling […] More…