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Watch: Audi RS7 and SQ8 Prototypes in the Snow

by on 23 January 2019 in Video

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If you’re Audi and testing out a new model, you kind of have to do it in the snow. Not just because Audi is based in Germany, but because what’s quattro without bad weather capability? So you run the risk of getting spotted with an intrepid fan with a video camera. Because everybody has one […] More…

Watch: Bugatti Chiron Drag Race 1,300 HP Audi S4

by on 27 September 2018 in Video

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The Bugatti Chiron and it’s 1,500 hp make it undeniably quick, but you don’t often see them on the drag strip. Maybe that’s because they’re too quick for that small run, but maybe it’s because they’re afraid of losing? Check out this race between a Chiron and an Audi S4. Ok, this isn’t a plain […] More…

Watch: Rear-Drive Veyron Says Time to Make the Donuts

by on 1 August 2018 in Boutique Brands Fourtitude News

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Sure, the Bugatti Veyron packs a quad-turbo, sixteen-cylinder engine that produces well north of 1,000 hp. And maybe it has a top speed that would embarrass small aircraft. But can it do donuts? Not very well. Until now. Royalty Exotics, a Las Vegas-based exotic car rental service, has made its Bugatti Veyron donut-ready. The car […] More…

Watch: APR Audi RS3 Runs Nine-Second Quarter Mile

by on 3 May 2018 in Audi News

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Audi tuner APR has been pushing the Audi 2.5L five-cylinder to higher and higher power levels. Now they’ve gotten an RS3 to break into the nine-second window in the quarter mile. It wasn’t just a single go for broke pass, either. The customer car ran eight nine-second passes at the Montgomery Motorsport Park in Montgomery, […] More…

Watch: Ear-popping, 1,350 HP Audi S2

by on 3 January 2018 in Video

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This might be the fastest Audi S2 you’ll ever see. It’s very loud, and it’s very fast. And by the look of it, it’s very hard to drive. Plus it runs 197 mph in the standing kilometer. The S2 was based on the Audi Coupe and showed up in 1990. It came with a 2.2L […] More…

Jump Down the Rabbit Hole with the BalticMotorSport YouTube Channel

by on 6 June 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News Video

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To many, drag racing is the purest form of motorsport. The strictness of the challenge means that you’re racing as much against yourself as you are the car in the next lane. It’s actually quite a meditative way of interacting with thousands of not-so-tiny explosions. It’s also damned entertaining. That might explain why I’ve spent […] More…

Watch Lucas di Grassi Explain Why He Races

by on 26 May 2016 in Motorsport

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In a newly released video for Formula E, Lucas di Grassi explains everything that appeals to him about one of the youngest forms of motorsport. Early on, he admits that he was skeptical of the series, saying that he didn’t understand racing without a big, roaring engine behind him. “But in the end,” says di […] More…

Video: Audi S8 Plus Beats Panamera Comfortably

by on 25 May 2016 in Audi News

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Fans of Top Gear probably know that there are different versions of the show all over the world and this one, from Poland, seems to follow the same basic recipe as the original British version: get two big cars with similar performance and drag race them. For this test, the Poles even got two cars […] More…

Video: Gran Turismo Sport Trailer Shows Audi R8 LMS, R18 and TTS

by on 20 May 2016 in Choice Gear

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When it comes to console-based simulation racing, there’s really only one choice- if you have an Xbox, you get Forza, and if you’ve opted for the Playstation, you pick up Gran Turismo.  For those with the Sony machine, the current-generation Gran Truismo game they’ve been promised has yet to be released, a full two and […] More…

Video: Hooniverse Takes Audi RS 7 performance to Shift S3ctor, Beats Pretty Much Everything

by on 13 May 2016 in Video

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We’re not quite sure why it took so long for someone to do this, but we are certainly glad that Jeff Glucker and company over at Hooniverse finally stepped up to the plate.  In the video below, Jason Conner takes a 605hp Audi RS 7 performance up to Coalinga, California to participate in Shift S3ctor’s […] More…

Video: Audi A4 STW Attacks Hillclimb Course

by on 6 May 2016 in Video

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We like hillclimbs.  It’s a very straightforward form of motorsport- start at this point, finish at that one, and experience a change in altitude somewhere in between.  We also like that recently, Europeans have been repurposing ex-BTCC, DTM and other spec-series cars for the discipline, meaning that the cars we’ve loved in years past now […] More…

Video: Before There Was Truth in 24, There Was King of the Hill with Bobby Unser

by on 5 May 2016 in Video

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In 2008, Audi’s first Truth in 24 made the brand’s World Endurance Championship efforts into something of an overnight celebrity, bringing drivers, team engineers and crew members into the living rooms of millions for the first time.  But 22 years before Truth in 24 was released, King of the Hill with Bobby Unser documented the […] More…