A few years ago Audi appeared gung-ho about launching a new mid-engine sports car positioned between its TT and R8, and based on a platform to be shared with Volkswagen and possibly even Porsche. After a couple of concepts and plenty of rumors, news of the new sports car, which was tipped to be called the R4, went dead. Fast forward to today, and talk of a new mid-engine sports car from Audi is once again making headlines. Speaking with Autocar, Audi R&D boss Wolfgang Dürheimer revealed that a Porsche Boxster-sized sports car had been in “design, packaging and evaluation”...
Audi R4 Could (Still) Be On The Way: Report
The on again, off again development of the rumored Audi R4 appears to be on again, with sources saying a production car could be built in as little as three years.Kurt Ernst
Audi R4 Dead In The Water?
We've been anticipating a compact sports car, expected to be called the R4, for years now. Unfortunately, the project may already be dead if the latest reports bear out. The Audi e-tron Concept from 2010 was said to be a near-perfect preview of the car--though the concept's all-electric powertrain...Nelson Ireson
Rendered: 2012 Audi R4
Many believed talk of Audi’s new R4 mid-level sports car was pure fantasy but then we saw the surprise unveiling of a second e-tron concept car; a unique design that even the automaker said was a production possibility. Now we have new computer-generated renderings of what the R4 sports car could...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Report: Audi's Latest E-Tron Confirmed As R4 Preview
The latest Audi e-tron concept's shorter, trimmer proportions are thought to presage the coming R4.Nelson Ireson