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ABT Tuned Audi R8 GT R And R8 Spyder Cruise In

The formula for supercar success is surprisingly simple: mid-engine, rear or all-wheel drive, 500-plus horsepower and look-at-me styling--so the latest creation from Audi tuning specialists ABT Sportsline is almost guaranteed to be a hit from the get-go. The tuners at ABT have been very busy in... read more

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2010 Audi R8 LMS GT3

2010 Audi R8 LMS GT3 Race Car Unveiled, Already Sold Out

Win on Sunday, sell on Monday is a mantra that used to carry a lot more weight than it does these days. For the top sports/luxury carmakers, however, there's still value to... read more March 8, 2010 by 

Audi R8 LMS

Audi Customers Given Opportunity To Race R8 LMS

Audi is offering its customers a unique experience that will enable them to drive an actual R8-based race car in a competitive event with the support of a fully-fledged Le... read more March 3, 2010 by 

2010 Audi R8 V-10

Lessons From The Track In An Audi R8 V10

A driving instructor's voice crackles over the walkie-talkie wedged between the passenger seat and center console: "Silver car -- slow down, you're off your line, missing... read more February 26, 2010 by 

2011 Audi R8 Spyder

Automotive Antithesis: The New Hispano-Suiza

A German automotive site called is reporting that the famous pre-war luxury marque, Hispano-Suiza is being revised. The business model, interestingly,  is the... read more February 25, 2010 by 

2011 Audi R8 Spyder

Report: Audi Working On More Affordable R8 Spyder With V-8 Engine

Audi currently sells three different versions of its R8 supercar, the original 4.2-liter V-8 model and the newer 5.2-liter V-10 model, which is available in either hard-top... read more February 24, 2010 by 

Audi R8 chase scene by Mothership

Video: Audi R8, Range Rover Sport Evade Police In Wild Chase

We're always up for a great chase scene, and this one is right up there with some of the best from one of our all-time favorite chase-laden movies: Ronin. Produced entirely... read more February 17, 2010 by 

Audi R8 in Iron Man

Audi To Underwrite Iron Man 2 (Ferrous Boogaloo)

Every celeb worth her yoga mat is driving an Audi these days, so this bit of news should come as no surprise: today at the 2010 Detroit Auto Show, Audi's VP of marketing... read more January 11, 2010 by 

Audi R8 skewered on guard rail

Audi R8 Impaled On Guardrail, Driver Survives

Putting a shiny new Audi R8 into the guardrail is about the worst thing an owner could imagine right? Wrong. Try skewering that shiny new R8 onto the guardrail. That's what... read more December 18, 2009 by 

2011 Audi R8 Spyder

Los Angeles Auto Show: The 2010 Audi R8 Will Only Make You Feel Bad About Yourself

In most of the teaser footage for the new convertible Audi R8, the Audi PR department has been showing off photos of its ragtop supercar in a rather peculiar shade of 1970's... read more December 5, 2009 by 

2011 Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 FSI V-10 Los Angeles 2009

Gallery: 2011 Audi R8 Spyder and e-Tron Live From Los Angeles

Audi's R8 Spyder and the e-Tron concept car both debuted at Frankfurt in September, but that's no reason to pass up another chance to see them live, especially when they're... read more December 4, 2009 by 

Audi R8 Crashes Into BMW 6-Series And Range Rover

Audi R8 Crashes Into BMW 6-Series And Range Rover

This past week has seen a couple of high-profile crashes reported on Motor Authority, with a Bugatti Veyron and new Ferrari California both ending up worse for wear due to... read more November 20, 2009 by 

2010 Audi R8 V-10

Video: Audi R8 Sportscar Experience At Infineon Raceway

There are many ways to experience a sports car, but ask any hardcore enthusiast or even the carmaker's own engineers and you'll quickly learn that hot laps on a race track is... read more October 19, 2009 by 

2009 Audi R8 E-Tron Concept

2009 Audi R8 e-tron Concept Official Details

Audi’s electric R8 has been revealed and its name is E-Tron. Set to go head-to-head with similar ecological concepts from closest rivals BMW and Mercedes-Benz, the new... read more September 15, 2009 by 

2011 Audi R8 Spyder

2011 Audi R8 Spyder Preview

Audi currently sells two versions of its R8 supercar, the original 4.2-liter V-8 model and the recently revealed 5.2-liter V-10 version, but there are two more versions in... read more September 14, 2009 by 

2010 Audi R8 V10

Audi announces U.S. pricing for 2010 R8, including R8 V10

Audi's R8 - often referred to as a detuned Gallardo - recently got a step closer to its Lamborghini cousin with the addition of a 5.2L V10 engine, and today Audi has released... read more July 23, 2009 by 


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