R tronic

  • Audi R8 with possible dual clutch transmission spy shots

    Since the unveiling of the Audi R8 back in late 2006 the iconic supercar has undergone few major changes apart from the introduction of a V-10 model in addition to the original V-8, as well as a drop-top Spyder, which comes with either engine. That doesn’t mean the car is without its criticisms. One of the biggest is the R8’s available R tronic automated manual transmission, which features a single clutch and can be quite jerky. It turns out Audi is keen to remedy this issue and replace the R tronic with an advanced S tronic dual clutch unit. A dual clutch unit would not only be...

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