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Audi R8 Ready to Launch

by on 14 May 2015 in Audi News

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Motorsport feeling in everyday driving: The completely newly-developed Audi R8 can now be ordered in Europe. The sports car will then make its appearance on the streets in autumn 2015. More…

Revealed: The New Audi R8 V10 and V10 plus

by on 26 February 2015 in Audi News

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No model with the four rings is closer to motorsport, none is more striking and more dynamic: at the Geneva Motor Show, Audi is presenting the second generation of its high-performance R8 sports car. The V10 mid-engine and a newly developed quattro drive ensure breathtaking driving performance, especially in the top-of-the-range version with 449 kW (610 hp): achieving 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in just 3.2 seconds, its top speed is 330 km/h (205.1 mph). More…

New Audi R8 Revealed in Prototype Test Ride at Ascari (Guide, Links, plus Video)

by on 18 February 2015 in Audi News Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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Instead of the usual handful of photos and boring press release, Audi decided to change things up ahead of the Geneva Motorshow by taking a small collection of journalists to Ascari race resort in southern Spain to sample a new R8 test mule. More…

Video: Street Legal Supercharged Audi R8 LMS Tests at Circuit Zolder

by on 17 February 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News Video

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How would you build a fantasy Audi R8 with price no object? We suspect such a fantasy wouldn’t stray far from the car you see here. Take one Audi R8 V10 plus, the best of the current breed of street-going R8, then convert as much as possible to the GT3 spec R8 LMS racer, all while maintaining a tailored interior and upping the performance ante with aftermarket components like a supercharger. And, if you’re feeling generous, test it at a world class track like Circuit Zolder and allow people to film and share amongst millions of their closest friends on the internet. More…

Toyo Tires Gets So Italian It Hurts with this Video Promo Pitting an Audi R8 V10 plus against AC Milan

by on 2 January 2015 in Video

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We’ve stumbled across a promo video from Toyo tires that may be so stereotypically Italian that it hurts. Throw in a band of soccer players from AC Milan, an objectified model / referee and a supercar in the form of an Audi R8, then make them “race” through the streets of Milan.
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On Location: The “GR8 Pumpkin” at the Munich Airport on Halloween

by on 31 October 2014 in On Location

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We’re traveling back from the new A6 launch in Germany this week and had a quick transfer in Munich. Wandering from one gate to another we had a fitting Halloween sighting in the form of the “GR8 Pumpkin”.
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PhotoGraphic: Audi 24 Hours of LeMans Support Vehicles

by on 30 May 2014 in PhotoGraphic

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This year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans is still two weeks away but with testing set to begin soon, Audi has unveiled it’s support vehicles for this year’s race on the Audi Sport Facebook Page.  Being the official support vehicle at one of the world’s fastest race tracks, Audi has carefully selected their RS 4 […] More…

Mike Rockenfeller Takes on Castrol Edge Titanium Strong Blackout in an R8 V10

by on 27 May 2014 in Video

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Castrol has assembled some of the best drivers on the planet in some of the most impressive cars around and turned the lights out.  Hoonigan-in-chief Ken Block, BMW DTM hotshoe and winner of best last name ever Augusto Farfus, 27 year old Lamborghini test driver Adrian Zaugg, and Audi factory driver Mike Rockenfeller drove on […] More…

Video: Audi R8 V10 plus Battles Jaguar XKR-S GT in Standing Mile

by on 29 April 2014 in Video

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The Audi R8 V10 Plus is a quick car.  Straight from the factory, the 550hp supercar will accelerate to 60mph from a standstill in just 3.2 seconds, making it extremely competitive with just about anything on the road. This is extremely evident in the latest video in Automobile Magazine’s Standing Mile series, when the R8 […] More…

2014 New York International Auto Show: Audi Perspective

by on 18 April 2014 in Events Coverage

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With April comes the New York Auto Show. While not as big a player as the North American International Auto Show and with the Beijing Motor Show just days away, the auto show in the Big Apple is still very significant. In the case of Audi, it proved the chance to reveal two new US market-specific models sure to please and offered one last way to show off the Audi line before the car industry show circuit goes on effective hiatus until fall. More…

Audi R8 V10 Plus Awarded Australia’s Best Supercar of 2013 by Top Gear Magazine

by on 5 December 2013 in Audi News

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Australia, 4 December 2013: The incredible Audi R8 V10 plus has been recognised as the Best Supercar of 2013 by Top Gear Australia magazine.
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MOTOR Magazine’s 2013 Performance Car of the Year is the Audi R8 V10 plus

by on 5 December 2013 in Audi News

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Australia, 5 December 2013: Its second award in less than a week, the amazing Audi R8 V10 plus has taken out one of the most significant performance car awards in the country. The Audi R8 V10 plus is MOTOR magazine’s 2013 Performance Car of the Year.
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