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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 brown. The one that you probably haven't seen since your Uncle Stu showed off the groovy shag carpeting that he had installed... read more

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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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Idries Noah envisages BMW’s rival for the Audi R8 with new M Concept

Audi has the R8, Mercedes-Benz has the McLaren SLR and soon the new SLS, while Lexus is working on its own V10-powered LF-A supercar - so where exactly does this leave BMW in... read more June 16, 2009 by 

Audi R8 V12 TDI

Audi abandons plans for R8 V12 TDI

When Audi's R8 V12 TDI made its debut at the 2008 Detroit Motor Show, the world stood in awe of the sheer beauty of the idea: a fuel-efficient, torquey and potent diesel... read more May 6, 2009 by 

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PPI unveils Razor GTR Audi R8 at Top Marques Monaco

Following the unveiling of the original ‘Razor’ Audi R8 at the Essen Motor Show last year, German tuning firm PPI Automotive Design GmbH has unveiled an even more... read more May 4, 2009 by 

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Audi teams readying R8 LMS to take on 24 hours of the Nurburgring

Audi's R8 took the consumer world by storm when it was released and since the debut of the R8 LMS, the success has continued, taking a podium spot at its first race, the... read more April 21, 2009 by 

560hp MTM Audi R8

MTM’s new Audi R8 leaves onlookers green with envy

Audi’s R8 already delivers stunning performance in standard guise, coming close to rivalling the cars from Ferrari and Lamborghini, but with a little help from... read more April 10, 2009 by 

WheelsAndMore (WaM) supercharged Audi R8

WAM offers V10-power with new supercharger kit for the 4.2L Audi R8

German tuning company WAM, short for ‘WheelsAndMore,’ is best known for its outrageous wheel designs but the tuner has proven that it can match the big boys like... read more March 22, 2009 by 

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Audi starts delivery of R8 LMS race car

Audi’s motorsport division first announced plans in August last year to launch a 500hp-plus (373kW) version of the V10-powered R8 for use in the 2009 GT3 racing series... read more March 12, 2009 by 

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Stealth focused Audi R8 ‘Blackbird’ upgraded with police laser scrambler

Back in the 1960s, at the height of the Cold War, the world's two superpowers were locked in a technology race to develop their military capabilities fastest. Out of this... read more March 8, 2009 by 

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First U.S. Audi R8 V10 FSI sells at Boca Raton Concours d'Elegance for $500,000

Hosted by celebrity game show host and Mr. Clean look-alike Howie Mandel, the 3rd Annual Boca Raton Concours d'Elegance was a smash hit. The event saw the first U.S.-spec... read more February 26, 2009 by 

2010 Audi R8 V10 5.2 FSI

V10-powered Audi R8 unconfirmed for U.S.

The Audi R8 is still a stunning sight out on the roads but excitement is starting to dry-up, with traditionally long waiting lists now just withering to a month or two in... read more February 2, 2009 by 

2010 Audi R8 V10 FSI

Audi releases new video and images for V10 FSI R8

Audi's R8 was an instant success when it broke onto the scene in 2007, and now the Germans are sweetening the deal with a V10 FSI engine, further strengthening the similarity... read more January 31, 2009 by 

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Preview: Audi R8 ‘Spider’ convertible

The convertible version of Audi’s R8 supercar has been spotted testing in Germany without a hint of camouflage material. These images of a prototype, plus a new... read more December 1, 2008 by 


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