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Audi Confirms New R8 e-tron And Second-Generation R8 LMS Racer

Along with the reveal of its all-new R8 supercar, German brand Audi confirmed two additional variants of the car: the battery-powered R8 e-tron and the R8 LMS race car. The LMS racer is simply a successor to the current R8 LMS which competes in a number of GT3-spec competitions around the globe... read more

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2016 Audi R8 LMS ultra race car spy shots

2016 Audi R8 LMS ultra Race Car Spy Shots

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. We now have photos of a prototype for the... read more November 3, 2014 by 

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570-Horsepower Audi R8 Competition Revealed Ahead Of L.A. Auto Show

Audi has just revealed the fastest and most powerful version of its R8 supercar yet, the R8 Competition. The car makes its official debut at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show... read more October 28, 2014 by 

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Audi R8 Production Moved To New Site

Since launch, Audi’s R8 supercar has been built at a special facility located at the automaker’s main plant in Neckarsulm, Germany. However, production of the car... read more October 17, 2014 by 

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Audi Mulls RS Version Of Next-Gen R8: Report

One of the peculiar things about the current Audi R8 is that we never saw an all-out RS version with everything dialed to the max. That may not be the case for the... read more October 13, 2014 by 

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New Audi R8 Could Have Both Plug-In Hybrid And All-Electric Options

It’s a well-known fact that the second-generation Audi R8 due out next year will eventually feature an all-electric model, but now the R&D chief for the brand with... read more October 8, 2014 by 

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Belgian Audi Club Team WRT R8 LMS ultra Wins 2014 Spa 24 Hours

This past weekend saw an Audi R8 LMS ultra race car driven to victory in the 2014 Spa 24 Hours at Belgium’s legendary Spa Francorchamps race track. The winning car was... read more July 28, 2014 by 

Eight Audi R8 LMS ultra race cars to take on 2014 Spa 24 Hours

Eight Audi R8 LMS ultra Race Cars To Tackle 2014 Spa 24 Hours

Following the likes of Aston Martin and Bentley, Audi has now confirmed its lineup of race cars for the 2014 Spa 24 Hours taking place this weekend. Eight examples of the... read more July 23, 2014 by 

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Diesel Engine Planned For New Audi R8: Report

Talk of a diesel-powered R8 has been around since the launch of the Audi supercar and really peaked in 2008 when not one but two R8 concept cars powered by diesel engines... read more July 10, 2014 by 

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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... read more July 3, 2014 by 

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2016 Audi R8 Spy Shots (With Interior)

You’re looking at the latest spy shots of a prototype for the second-generation Audi R8. The car has been developed alongside the new Lamborghini Huracán LP... read more June 27, 2014 by 

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#GiveAShift: The 7 Best Manual Transmissions You Can Drive

Every single day, a sportscar gets overlooked. Abandoned. Rejected. It’s fast, it’s beautiful…but it has a stick shift. Automatics, CVTs... read more June 24, 2014 by 

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Audi R8 LMX Lights Up At Le Mans: Mega Gallery And Video

Audi's new R8 LMX supercar was shown for the first time in public at the 2014 24 Hours of Le Mans this past weekend. The car was shown prior to the race, and on hand to... read more June 18, 2014 by 

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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 

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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 

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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 


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