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    1. Allan McNish Blogs & Podcasts Ahead of Audi R18 Race Debut at Spa



      Allan McNish has made a post to his personal blog highlighting his anticipation for this weekend's race debut of the Audi R18 TDI in the 1,000km of Spa. Turns out Spa is one of his all-time favorite tracks and Allan highlights this in the post. Also, he pairs the piece with a quick podcast.

      Read and listen after the ...
    2. Video: Audi TV "Keeping Track of the Tracks"



      As we get closer to the R18 TDI's race debut this weekend at Spa, Tom Kristensen has helped drum up the interest by posting a new video by Audi TV to his Facebook fan page. The video, entitled 'Keeping Track with the Tracks' provides good background on courses such as Hockenheim, the Nurburgring, Mugello and... ...
    3. #INTEL Report: Audi A9 Coupe and Cabriolet Planned Above A8



      Target: Audi A9 Coupe and Cabriolet
      Arrival: 2014 at earliest
      Source: Michael Dick, Audi Board of Management via Georg Kacher, Automobile Magazine)
      Probablility: Likely

      Summary
      Audi has made no secret of an aggressive push to grow its model lineup and to do so, Ingolstadt is readying a dizzying mix of new models. ...
    4. Fourtitude Plans #INTEL Series to Highlight Upcoming Rumored & Confirmed Models from Audi



      Regular readers of this website are undoubtedly familiar with what we mean when we use the word "intel". On this site we strive our best to not only know as much as we can about future Audi product via our many friends and contacts within Audi, but also be able to spot false rumors or identify reliable sources in the press. Knowing this intel ...
    5. #4FACT Just 2 Black Audi Sport quattros Were Built, One for Walter Rohrl and One for Ferdinand Piech



      #4FACT
      Just two black Audi Sport quattros were built, one for Walter Rohrl and one for Ferdinand Piech.

      Context
      Researching for our TT RS and Sport quattro comparison article published today , we learned this interesting fact.

      What is a #4FACT?
      When we review our note pads following press events, ...
    6. Audi UK PR Chief Jon Zammett to Attend Royal Wedding



      It's fair to say that Audi and the British royal family have had a long relationship. Princess Diana was known to show up at events at the wheel of an Audi Cabriolet, Prince Charles maintains a fleet of Audis and even soon-to-be-royal Kate Middleton has leased an A3 in recent years. Still, the fact that the Royals are so closely tied to the firm and Kate Middleton's recent testing of an A8 for use as her new car has been more ...
    7. #4FACT Audi Sport quattro 4-Piston AP Racing Brakes Were Also Used on the Porsche 917



      #4FACT
      Audi Sport quattro 4-Piston AP Racing Brakes Were Also Used on the Porsche 917

      Context
      Researching for our TT RS and Sport quattro comparison article published today , we learned this interesting fact.

      ...
    8. Fourtitude Forums Now Available via Your Mobile Device with Tapatalk App



      Here in the offices of Fourtitude and its parent Vortex Media Group we're planning a major overhaul of this website and some of its sister websites. Expect a major redesign and new functionality by early this summer and that'll be just the beginning as we move to increase Fourtitude's usefulness and offerings amidst an ever-growing field of Audi enthusiast outlets. While it's a bit premature to announce any of our larger changes ...
    9. Audi Driver: Actress, 'Friday Night Lights' Vixen, Yankee Fan, Sexiest Woman Alive - Minka Kelly Rolls in an Audi Q5 S-line



      It's fair to say that actress Minka Kelly has it going on. Okay, so her character Lila graduated off of highschool football show Friday Night Lights (surprisingly rare in teen TV drama), but she's not for lack of activity. Minka also starred in the movie The Roomate alongside Leighton Meester earlier this spring and, oh yeah, was named Esquire Magazine's Sexiest Woman Alive back in October. The ...
    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 ...