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2011 Audi R8 - Review

 

2011
logo OVERALL RATING 9
out of 10

Just because the 2011 Audi R8 shares some of its core equipment with the Lamborghini Gallardo is no reason to look past the newcomer to the supercar ball. It offers a unique look, all the sensual, stimulating features you expect from a moving work of art, and the wide-open performance (in V-10 trim) you're really looking for. MotorAuthority appreciates what the R8 brings to the party and rates it 9 out of 10.

Mid-engined, available with a 5.2-liter V-10 engine good for 525 horsepower and 3.7-seconds to 60 mph, with drop-dead gorgeous looks that don't channel anything else on the market--what's not to love about the R8? There are a few things, but they're minimal. We'll get to those in a minute.

The base engine option, a 4.2-liter V-8 rated at 420 horsepower, is still good for 4.4 seconds to 60, with your choice of either a six-speed manual or an R-tronic automated manual--no speed penalty for either. It carries on to 187 mph. The 2011 R8 V-10 is good for almost 200 mph in top...

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