Showing posts in the category of Audi R8

New R8 Competition is Audi's Fastest Production Car


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Audi is sending off the first generation R8 with a bang in the guise of the limited production 2015 R8 Competition at the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show.

Scoop: This Caged Beast Looks Like a Very Hot Audi R8


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This just in; our spies nabbed these photos of a winged Audi R8 prototype lurking at one of the manufacturer's facilities in Germany.

New BMW M3 F80 vs Audi R8 V8 and Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG


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As one of the newest entries in the world of performance models, the 2015 BMW M3 is attracting a lot of attention from enthusiasts who are pitting it against established sports cars.

Audi’s Own Hypercar a Road-Going Interpretation of R18 Hybrid Racer?


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When Jaguar called it quits, we thought no other manufacturer would be seriously interested in creating a fourth hybrid hypercar, but it seems we were wrong.

Audi R8 Crash-Plugs Audi A5 Sportback in Brazil [w/Video]


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As someone mentioned on the GTBoard comments, this is how they make A1s over at Ingolstadt…

Finn Purportedly Jumps Over Audi R8 Going Over 150km/h


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Perhaps the stupidest thing about this video aside from the stunt itself is the scene where the driver of the R8 wears a helmet for safety reasons, all while the jumper keeps his head protected under a hoody…

Motor Trend's Jessi Lang Shares Horrific Audi R8 Crash in Germany, Recovery Story


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Given the Autobahn's reputation for speed, crashes can be particularly gruesome. So it's amazing when someone lives to tell their story of surviving one of them.

Porsche's Enduring 911 and its New Enemies; Which One Would You Have?


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It is a genuinely exciting time to be a sports car fan. On the low end, the Toyobaru offers rear wheel-drive handling with the coupe bodystyle enthusiasts have long sought from the Miata. On the high end, the 918 Spyder, P1, and LaFerrari are redefining notions of cool.

Upcoming 2016 Audi R8 Rendered to Look Like an Evil Smurf


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While pre-production prototypes of the upcoming second generation of the Audi R8 have already started their summer camouflage strip for the spy cameras, there is still a good amount of time until its actual reveal.

Audi Reportedly Not Going to do a Plug-In Variant of Next R8


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While a diesel version is still on the table it seems, we’ve just learnt that Audi is ruling out building a plug-in hybrid based on its upcoming all-new R8 supercar.

New Renault Clio Cup Racer Gets Within Several Tenths of Audi R8 V10 Plus Around a Track


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You’d think that placing a Renault Clio Cup (a full-blown racing car, but one with only 220 hp) against an Audi R8 V10 Plus would be daft and not really serve to prove any points. You’d be absolutely right, but you will watch the video below until the end just to see how the two cars compare on track.

Next Audi R8 May Get V8 or V10 Diesel Version in 2017


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When Audi presented the R8 TDI Le Mans concept car powered by a V12 diesel in 2008, everyone thought it would be followed by a production model. However, that never happen, but the second generation R8 might get a high-performance diesel engine.

Watch Audi R8 Spyder Crash Into Ice-T's Mercedes SL55 AMG


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Some three years have passed since this accident involving an Audi R8 Spyder, Ice-T's Mercedes SL55 AMG and another passenger car occurred at the 2011 Bullrun Rally, but video footage has just surfaced on the web. It’s not hard to imagine why it took so long, but like they say, better late than never…

Upcoming 2016 Audi R8 Seen and Heard Around the Ring


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Thankfully, Audi will be sticking with naturally aspirated power for its upcoming R8 supercar, a model recently spotted testing around the Nürburgring, leaving a resonant trail of V10 in its wake.

Prior Design Pissed Off at Monaco Hotel for €10k Damages to Audi R8 After Valet Suffers Injury


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We've heard of valets destroying cars while driving them, but what happened at the Hotel de Paris in Monaco on April 17, 2014, is surely something new, as the Prior Design Audi R8 suffered damages in the hands of a hotel employee when the fire department was called in to get him out of the car…

First Peek at All-New Audi R8's Boxed Digital Instrument Cluster


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It's pretty evident by now that Audi sanctioned an evolutionary design theme for the exterior of the second generation R8, but we had a hunch that the interior would follow in the footsteps of the new TT adopting a fresh approach and these first shots of the dashboard seem to confirm this, at least for the instrument panel.

Audi Dealers and Salespeople Accused of Lying to Customers About Safety Ratings in the UK


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There is plenty of anecdotal evidence about dishonest / misinformed salespeople and dealers going around, but in the case of Audi UK, it was a BBC Watchdog investigation which found that the nine out of 10 dealers around the country made false claims to customers about the Euro NCAP safety ratings of their cars.

Mercedes' CLA 45 AMG Holds its Head Up High in Race with Audi R8


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For a compact-sized performance car with a fairly reasonable price (€56,673 in Germany, from $47,450 without delivery and taxes/VAT in the States) that won't leave you gasping for breath, the Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG delivers plenty of goods.

Audi Steals BMW i8's Thunder with New R8 LMX, World's First Production Car with Laser Beams


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Beam us up Audi! As with so many other technologies that we take for granted today, in a few years from now, laser lighting tech will be something you'll find on most mainstream cars, but for the time being, it's a fresh commodity and one that has rivaling German carmakers BMW and Audi vying to be the first to release it to the public.

Chrysler Crossfire Plus Audi Headlights Plus AMG V6 Equals FB-ONE [Photos & Video]


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You’d have to be very far removed from the automotive world to want one of these, but if you are just back from a 20-year long expedition studying the complex societal structure of penguins at the South Pole (by yourself) then it is with great…pleasure that we bring you the FB-ONE.