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Audi R8 Spyder Joins Iron Man 2 Cast

Iron Man 2 meets the big screen in May of this year, and along with it comes a showing of the Audi R8 Spyder. Known for its appearance in Transformers 2, the Audi R8 is no new face to the movie industry. Not surprisingly, Audi seems to be focusing its product marketing on this young audience, but... read more

April 28, 2010 by 
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Audi Is Really Pumping This Whole IRON MAN 2 Thing

Of all the ways that companies can advertise, product placement is by far the most hilarious. Print ads? Totally predictable. Radio, TV, billboards, web banners? Been there... read more April 19, 2010 by 

MTM R8 GT3-2

MTM GT3-2 Takes The Audi R8 And Tosses The Quattro System

All-wheel-drive is normally a good thing. It provides power to all four wheels and helps if one end of the car isn’t going in the right direction or if the weather starts... read more April 8, 2010 by 

2010 Audi R8 V-10

Everybody Hates Chris (But They Love His Audi R8)

When we think "Chris Rock", we don't immediately think, "Audi R8". Not that we dispute the fact that it's him behind the wheel of Audi's hottest ride, cruising the streets of... read more March 24, 2010 by 

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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... read more March 16, 2010 by 

2009 Volkswagen BlueSport Concept

Will Volkswagen Ever Build A Diesel Sports Car?

 “Sports car: An automobile equipped for racing, especially an aerodynamically shaped one-passenger or two-passenger vehicle having a low center of gravity and steering... read more March 10, 2010 by 

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V-8 Spyder, LMS-Inspired Sportier Model And Dual-Clutch Coming To Audi R8 Lineup

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 March 9, 2010 by 

Audi R8 in Iron Man

Video: Iron Man 2 Looks Like Transformers 2 -- But, You Know, Good

With the Academy Awards less than 24 hours behind us, there's a lot we could talk about today --- which stars showed up in which cars, which movies about cars did well, which... read more March 8, 2010 by 

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 


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