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    1. Near-Production Audi S6 Turns up at German Port



      Nurburgring? Check. Swedish frigid climate? Check. Death Valley? Check. German port? Usually not. Well, you have to figure with test mules that they have to ship them somehow right? Take this car, what is believed to be a near production S6 test mule. A photo of the car ws nabbed as it was prepping to be shipped to Gothenburg, Sweden.

      From the front, as seen above, the ...
    2. Bikers Get Ready for the Audi Best Buddies Challenge Sept 10 from Carmel to San Simeon, CA



      Audi has been an active philanthropic sponsor of Best Buddies for several years now and a key fundraising event the two team together to operate is the Audi Best Buddies Challenge bicycling event in California. Details have been released for this year's event in September and, whether you have a great new Audi Duo or not, we're guessing philanthropic-minded ...
    3. Audi Reveals A3 e-tron Prototype One Week Ahead of Next-Gen A3 e-tron Concept Car Slated for Shanghai



      Audi AG is conducting another TechDay for Electromobility this week where they will reveal, among other electric cars, an e-tron prototype based on the current-generation Type 8P Audi A3 Sportback. We're still waiting for more details on the car, but for now we've got a collection of photos shown below and also via the link at the bottom of this post.

      That the car is a ...
    4. Audi Design Team Releases R8 GT Drawings Via AutoCar Magazine



      It was likely a foregone conclusion but it would appear that Audi is readying an R8 GT Spyder for the market according to Brit car magazine AutoCar and their proof are a collection of four design drawings (two interior, two exterior, all four available after the jump below).

      Autocar says a prototype of the R8 GT Spyder will be on display at Le Mans in June and then ...
    5. Video: Driver Loses Control, Then Saves B5 Audi A4 on Portuguese Highway



      It pays to know what you're doing behind the wheel. And though we all like to think we do, you never really know until you're put to the test. Case in point is the Portuguese driver of an Audi A4 in the video below. On a fast highway sweeper and just after passing a car, the driver rather masterfully counter ...
    6. #4FACT All-New C7 @Audi A6 3.0 TDI Is 17% More Fuel Efficient than Outgoing A6 3.0 TDI.



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      The All-New C7 @Audi A6 3.0 TDI Is 17% More Fuel Efficient than Outgoing A6 3.0 TDI.

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      Learned during Audi's Lightweight TechDay held in Neckarsulm, Germany following test drive of both the 2011 Audi A6 3.0 TDI quattro and the 2012 Audi A6 3.0 TDI quattro.

      What is a #4FACT?
      When we review our ...
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    7. #4FACT Facelifted Audi A/S/RS4 and A/S/RS5 Due Next Year Are Not B9. B9 Is Due 2016


      #4FACT
      Facelifted Audi A/S/RS4 and A/S/RS5 Due Next Year Are Not B9. B9 Is Due 2016

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      Learned from an inside source at Audi.

      What is a #4FACT?
      When we review our note pads following press events, we hear at Fourtitude have found that there are a lot of cool facts that ...
    8. Photo Gallery: Audi's #BoldDesign Billboard in Times Square



      Audi has begun its marketing rollout for the new A7 and New York is obviously a strong target market for this new model. Emphasizing the car's progressive design, Audi has taken over a dynamic electronic billboard as the keystone to its Bold Design campaign and one that includes #bolddesign twitter posts live.

      The interactive ...
    9. Ultra Week: Fourtitude Dedicates Week's Worth of Daily Content to Audi's Lightweight Technology Past, Present & Future



      It's been a while since we've done a thematic week of features here on Fourtitude. Longtime readers of the site might remember series we've done in the past like Bike Week where we featured two-wheeled takes on the Audi theme or Specialty Car Week where we covered niche manufacturers or conversion experts who use Audi engines as the basis ...
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    10. New Audi R8 Print Ad Makes Clever Use of Matryoshka Doll Theme



      We doubt we have to define it, but a Matryoshka doll is that toy of Russian heritage where one doll opens up to reveal another inside... and another... and another. It's a simple idea, and also clever when applied to this new print ad for the R8 by one of Audi's ad agencies DDB Barcelona.

      The tag line for the ad is "Audi R8: A sporty car full of history", which is well exemplified with this computer-rendered ...
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