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2019 Audi R8

Current Audi R8 to stick with V-10 engine, no twin-turbo V-6

After patiently waiting for years, the twin-turbo-V-6 powered Audi R8 is officially dead. The R8’s project manager, Bjorn Friedrich, confirmed to Car Throttle in a Thursday report the current-generation of the supercar will stick with a V-10 engine. And that's the final answer. "It's the best... read more

November 16, 2018 by
 
2018 Audi R8 V10 Plus Coupe Competition Package

2018 Audi R8 V10 Plus Coupe Competition arrives, limited to 10 cars

Audi Sport has stuffed its latest R8 derivative with the best of its performance parts bin. The 2018 R8 V10 Plus Coupe Competition Package is now the most... read more October 17, 2018 by


 
2020 Audi R8 facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2020 Audi R8 spy shots and video

Audi Sport has been spotted testing an updated version of of its R8 supercar. Previously thought to be a more hardcore GT variant, a source has revealed that the planned... read more October 12, 2018 by


 
Audi Sport R8 LMS, 2018 Paris auto show

Updates to Audi R8 previewed by 2019 LMS race car

Audi Sport's R8 LMS racing into the 2019 motorsport season made a pit stop on Tuesday at the 2018 Paris auto show. The version shown is designed for GT3 competition but Audi... read more October 3, 2018 by


 
2018 Audi R8 V10 RWS

Rear-wheel-drive Audi R8 could return with supercar's facelift

Audi Sport is out testing prototypes for an updated R8, and a rear-wheel-drive variant could return with the freshening. Autocar reported Tuesday that Audi marketing manager... read more September 26, 2018 by


 
2020 Audi R8 Spyder facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2020 Audi R8 Spyder spy shots

Audi Sport's second-generation R8 supercar is about to receive a round of updates as it reaches the midway point in its life cycle, and today we have the first spy shots of a... read more September 21, 2018 by


 
Audi PB18 e-tron concept

Next Audi R8 will reportedly go electric

Back in March, Audi R&D boss Peter Mertens dropped the bombshell news that the Audi Sport division didn't have any plans drawn up yet for a third-generation R8. It didn't... read more September 5, 2018 by


 
Audi R8 RWS on Jay Leno's Garage

Jay Leno sends power to the correct wheels with the Audi R8 RWS

It feels like the Audi R8 has been around for some time now, but it's only just dipped a toe into its second generation model run. What doesn't feel old is the fact that Audi... read more June 26, 2018 by


 
2018 Abt R8 art car

Abt Sportsline readies Audi R8 art car for 2018 Wörthersee Tour

Attendees of this year's Wörthersee Tour tuning fest in Austria will be treated to the unveiling of an Audi R8 art car crafted by top tuner Abt Sportsline. Responsible... read more May 1, 2018 by


 
2018 Audi R8 V10 RWS, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

2018 Audi R8 RWS priced as the bargain model

The best Audi R8 is now the best bargain in the R8 lineup. I'm talking about the upcoming 2018 Audi R8 RWS, which ditches the brand's Quattro all-wheel-drive system in favor... read more April 11, 2018 by


 
2018 Audi R8

V-6-powered Audi R8 likely dead

Since 2016, we've been awaiting more news about a V-6 powered Audi R8, which showed up in a leaked product roadmap at the time. Alas, it sounds more than likely that such a... read more March 21, 2018 by


 
2018 Audi R8

No replacement planned for Audi R8 supercar

Late last year we heard that Audi could phase out its R8 supercar after the current model ends its run. Now the automaker's R&D boss Peter Mertens has revealed that there... read more March 15, 2018 by


 
2018 Audi R8

Could Audi phase out the R8?

When Audi first launched the R8 at 2006’s Paris auto show, the whole world took notice of the brand with the four rings. The car brought the exoticness of a Ferrari or... read more December 22, 2017 by


 
2018 Audi R8 V10 RWS, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

Audi R8 V10 RWS goes rear-drive for driving purists

Audi is known for few things. Unique style and German luxury are two of them, and a close third is all-wheel drive, which the marque brands as quattro. Sitting at the top of... read more September 11, 2017 by


 
2018 Audi R8 fitted with items from Audi Sport Performance Parts range

R8 and TT RS first to receive Audi Sport performance parts

Audi Sport is leaping into the aftermarket business with a range of parts under the Audi Sport Performance Parts banner. The parts can be ordered at the dealership level and... read more July 11, 2017 by


 
2018 Audi R8

Audi Sport boss says crossover RS model takes priority over hardcore R8

While Audi's parent company continues to overcome its diesel deceit, the brand is ensuring it has a bright future ahead. Said future may come at the expense of a hardcore... read more June 28, 2017 by


 
 

 
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