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2015 Audi R8

2015 Audi R8 Gets Minor Updates Ahead Of New Model’s Arrival

Audi is set to introduce a redesigned R8 supercar for the 2016 model year, so that means the current model, first revealed all the way back in 2006, will soldier on for one more year. To help keep sales brimming, Audi is offering a number of special features on the R8 for the 2015 model year, one... read more

July 3, 2014 by 
 
Audi R8 LMX

Audi R8 LMX: World’s First Standard Laser Headlights, Performance Upgrades

Will the real first laser headlights please stand up? BMW claimed to have the world’s first production car laser headlights with the i8. Now Audi is claiming to have... read more May 9, 2014 by 


 
Next-gen Audi R8 LMS ultra race car spy shots

Next-Gen Audi R8 LMS Race Car Starts Testing: Video

Audi is working on a second generation of its R8 supercar, and that means a new version of the R8 LMS ultra race car is also due. Here is a video that depicts what’s... read more May 2, 2014 by 


 
Audi R8 Ultra Onboard

Ride 'Round Long Beach In An Audi R8 Ultra With Mike Skeen: Video

It would be an amazing experience to run a Pirelli World Challenge car at Long Beach. Heck, we'd be down to run a street car around Long Beach (and your author was fortunate... read more April 22, 2014 by 


 
2014 Audi R8 LMS ultra race car

Five Teams To Field Audi R8 LMS ultras In 2014 Nürburgring 24 Hours

Five teams will contest this year’s Nürburgring 24 Hours using the R8 LMS ultra race car, including the factory-backed teams Phoenix Racing and Audi Race... read more April 4, 2014 by 


 
2016 Audi R8 spy shots

2016 Audi R8 Spy Video

A prototype for the second generation of Audi’s R8 supercar recently took to Germany’s Nürburgring, and we have an exclusive video of it. As the prototype... read more April 1, 2014 by 


 
Audi R8 e-tron track drive, Berlin Tempelhof Airport

Audi Says The R8 e-tron Is Now Capable Of 280 Miles Range, Confirms Production

Last December, reports that Audi had decided to put the once-canceled R8 e-tron electric sports car back in the production pipeline first surfaced. The reason? Improved... read more March 11, 2014 by 


 
Felix Baumgartner

Felix Baumgartner To Race Audi R8 In Nürburgring 24 Hours

Austrian Daredevil Felix Baumgartner, the man who famously jumped from a height of 24 miles in 2012’s Red Bull Stratos mission, has been confirmed to drive an Audi R8... read more March 7, 2014 by 


 
2014 Audi R8 first drive

Next Audi R8 May Offer Downsized Turbo Engine

With Lamborghini’s new Huracán out in the open, attention now turns to its Volkswagen Group platform-mate, the next-generation Audi R8. Expected to launch in... read more March 7, 2014 by 


 
2014 Audi R8 V-10

Audi R8 V10 Named Official Safety Car Of Daytona

The Audi R8 V10 has been named official safety car of the Rolex 24 at Daytona for the second year in a row. It will lead the field for the debut race of the new TUDOR United... read more January 23, 2014 by 


 
GMG Racing Audi R8 LMS GTD livery for the 2014 Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona

Daytona 24-Hour Audi R8 LMS GTD Driver Lineups, Liveries Revealed

The 2014 Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona is coming up sooner than you'd think, and with it, the merged American Le Mans Series and Grand Am racing now known as the TUDOR United... read more January 2, 2014 by 


 
audi r8 spyder the price is right

The Price Is Right Contestant Wins Audi R8 Spyder

The Price Is Right seems like it would be a fun show to attend. It would be more fun, of course, to be picked and even better to wind up on stage alongside host Drew Carey... read more December 30, 2013 by 


 
2013 Audi R8 e-tron with 8:09.099 Nürburgring lap time

Audi R8 e-tron Back On The Table Due To New Battery Tech: Report

Earlier this year, Audi decided to cancel production plans for its R8 e-tron electric sports car, citing the high cost of the battery and limited driving range as the reasons... read more December 13, 2013 by 


 
2014 Audi R8 first drive

2016 Audi R8 To Weigh Up To 130 Pounds Less Than Current Car

A second generation of the Audi R8 is due in the next 12 to 18 months, and while it won’t deviate much from the current formula there will be a few key differences. We... read more November 26, 2013 by 


 
Audi R8 LMS testing for United SportsCar series.

Flying Lizard Motorsports Picks Audi R8 LMS Over Porsche 911 For United SportsCar

Longtime Porsche client Flying Lizard Motorsports has had a change of allegiance. Flying Lizard will ditch its traditional 911s for a pair Audi R8 LMS racers for the upcoming... read more November 15, 2013 by 


 
2013 Audi R8 V10 plus

Audi Library iPad App Shows Off New 2014 R8

Audi has a new way to show off the 2014 R8, as if it needed one. The German car maker is adding R8-specific content to its Audi Library iPad app. The app features a digital... read more September 27, 2013 by 


 
 

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