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2011 Audi R8 Spyder

Video: Building The 2011 Audi R8 Spyder

Available with a screaming 5.2-liter V-10 engine with 525 horsepower and 391 pound-feet of torque on tap, the all-new 2011 Audi R8 Spyder is easily one of the most desirable drop-tops on the planet, so it’s only natural that meticulous care will be taken when building it. Production of the... read more

May 25, 2010 by 
APS Audi R8

APS Takes On The Audi R8

Audi tuning specialist APS has released a new supercharger kit for the V-8 powered R8, offering the power of the bigger V-10 model but at a much lower cost. Performance... read more May 5, 2010 by 

2012 Audi R8 GT

Audi Unleashes Driver-Focused Audi R8 GT

Audi has taken the Audi R8 with the 5.2L FSI V-10 and gave it a similar treatment that Lamborghini gave the Gallardo Superleggera and is calling it the R8 GT. Like the... read more May 1, 2010 by 

2012 Audi R8 GT

560 Horsepower Audi R8 GT Storms In

BMW has enjoyed some success with its CSL range of stripped out ready-to-race M3s and Mercedes-Benz has delivered several of its own lightweight Black Series models. That... read more May 1, 2010 by 

2011 Audi R8 Spyder

Drop-Top Exotics Offer No Benefit Except To Be Seen

It used to be easy to tell who enjoyed the driving experience when their car came equipped with a manual transmission instead of an automatic. Today’s performance cars more... read more April 30, 2010 by 

Audi's Tony Stark Innovation Challenge

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... read more April 28, 2010 by 

Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark in Iron Man

Tony Stark Isn't Real, But 'Robert Downey Jr. Innovation Challenge' Doesn't Have The Same Ring

  We know, we know: another piece on the Audi R8? Clearly, we are slaves to the Hollywood PR machine -- or in this case, the one rumbling out of Ingolstadt. But whatever: at... read more April 28, 2010 by 

Audi's Tony Stark Innovation Challenge

Audi Maxes Iron Man 2 Ties With 'Tony Stark Innovation Challenge'

It's no secret that the Audi R8 Spyder is the mechanical co-star (though perhaps second to the suit) in the new Iron Man 2 movie and Audi is maximizing its screen time with... read more April 27, 2010 by 

2012 Audi R8 Sport

Spy Shots: Hardcore Audi R8 Sport

BMW has enjoyed some success with its CSL range of stripped out ready-to-race M3s and Mercedes-Benz has delivered several of its own lightweight Black Series model. That... read more April 21, 2010 by 

Screencap from an ad for the Audi R8 spyder

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 

ABT Audi R8 GT R

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 

Audi R8 Sport spy shots

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 


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