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    1. Next-Gen Audi A3 3-door Rendered by Theophilus Chin



      Photo render artist Theophilus Chin has published another Audi creation in the form of a next-generation S3 3-door. Based on the A3 Concept shown last month in Geneva, Chin's S3 does many things he thinks the S3 will do. Chin deftly stayed consistent with Audi design, changing the doors, grille and other details to production units.

      So What Do We Think?
      The car is very consistent with ...
    2. Godfather of Auto Writers, David E. Davis Jr. Passes. R.I.P.



      One of automotive journalism's greatest passed over the weekend of complications from cancer surgery. We learned David E. Davis Jr. died at the age of 80 and were truly saddened by the news.

      Some might say it's Brock, but I'd wager David E. Davis is the godfather of automotive journalism. You see, David E. was there in the beginning... or what many see as both the beginning and the ...
    3. Lightweight TechDay Video Recap from Audi TV Shows Even More of "The Beast"



      Last week we published a story about a lightweight 2.5T-powered A5 coupe that was a drivetrain mule for the Audi quattro Concept. Dubbed "The Beast" by its quattro GmbH creators, we'd had a chance to drive the car and report back on the experience in a 2-part series.

      Though we devoted plenty of ink (err... pixels) to "The Beast", that car ...
    4. Audi A5 e-tron Driven by AutoExpress



      Holy exclusive! Its hard to come up with a virtually exclusive story in the auto industry but AutoExpress has managed it with a review of the Audi A5 e-tron (for now at least ). To create this latest e-tron prototype Audi took an A5 2.0T and ditched the drive shaft, installing an electric motor at the rear axle and filled the transmission tunnel with lithium ion batteries. ...
    5. Via Fourtitude: Spy vs. Spy Audi A4 Avant Featured on Eurotuner.com



      On the tuning scene we've seen themed but not those based on a cartoon. Then came Eddie Rosovich's B6 Avant based on Spy vs. Spy. We're guessing the final product won't be for everyone but we tip the hat to Eddie for a thorough implementation with just enough hint of OE+ style. We ...
    6. Photo Gallery: 500+ Shots of Audi R18 Testing in Sebring



      We're still working on some video and our story of our time spent last Monday on location with Audi Sport at their post-Sebring R18 test session. In the meantime though we've managed to sift through our photos.

      Click the link at the bottom and you'll find a collection of over 500 shots taken at the test from both myself (George Achorn) and by ...
    7. 12 Hours of Sebring Photo Gallery: Friday Qualifying & Around the Track



      It's late Friday at the 12 Hours of Sebring and we've just run our first mix of photos from today, a day that included an afternoon practice session, autograph session in the paddock, tech and autograph sessions in Audi's Turn 1 Lounge and finally a qualifying session.

      Expect more coverage and photos tomorrow but for ...
    8. 12 Hours of Sebring: Don't Forget to Download Your 2011 Spotter Guide by Andy Blackmore Design



      By now we'd hoped to get a nice preview up of the 12 Hours of Sebring but a very busy day including several video interviews aided in our running out of time. One portion of that preview however that we don't want to forget to pass along is that of the downloadable Spotter Guide by Andy Blackmore Design. Andy's a friend of the site and we've been featuring his work around staple events like Le Mans and like Sebring for a few ...
    9. On Location: Audi Experiments with Carbon Fiber Body Panels and TT Benefits



      Just before the recent Geneva Motor Show, Fourtitude visited the Audi Lightweight Design Center (ALDC) in Neckarsulm and had a chance to test drive a few very interesting vehicles (more to come on that later). While on location for the drives, we encountered a comparative display between the aluminum hood of a standard TT S-line ...
    10. 2011 24 Hours of Le Mans Poster Revealed, Surprisingly Starring the Audi R15 plus.



      When planning the design of the 2011 24 Hours of Le Mans race poster, those determining the look of the poster must've found themselves in a bit of a conundrum. Of course Audi would have to be featured as they'd only nabbed a 1-2-3 podium sweep at the 2010 race. Still, a race livery for the new R18 has yet to be revealed.

      So what is a French race to do in such a case? Apparently the ACO decided to go with the current ...