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Liberty Walk Audi R8 Moves Closer to Completion

by on 26 August 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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One of the most hotly anticipated new body kits for the Audi R8 is also one of the most controversial. Liberty Walk performance and their trademark rivet flare jagged edge widebody applications has been setting the aftermarket on fire over the past few years. And, though they have designed applications for several Lamborghinis by now, the outgoing R8 marks their first foray with a four-ringer. More…

Audi R8 Spyder Spied!

by on 18 August 2015 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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With the new Audi R8 coupe revealed last spring at Geneva, it seems only a matter of time before the open top Spyder variant drops. Of course next month’s Frankfurt IAA is an excellent opportunity to show the new car and, though we don’t know for sure, it turning up as a test mule in […] More…

‘quattro GmbH’ Re-Branding to ‘Audi Sport’ Being Tested in Australia and UK

by on 17 August 2015 in Audi News

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Audi is testing a branding change when it comes to high performance models. quattro GmbH, the brand’s performance subsidiary, has long built the fastest and most exotic Audi models, but the ‘quattro’ branding so ubiquitous within the Audi lexicon left nearly anyone short of Audi fans confused and/or unaware as to what quattro GmbH represented. […] More…

Driven: 2015 Audi R8 V10 Plus

by on 4 August 2015 in Reviews & Road Tests

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We haven’t even left the parking lot and my Dad has already let curiosity get the best of him. “So” he inquires, “how much does it cost?”
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Photo Shoot: Heffner Audi R8 Twin Turbo in Indy Car Paddock

by on 3 August 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News PhotoGraphic

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Perusing through old backup drives of our photo shoots over the years, we stumbled across a folder of feature car shoots of various modified and/or privately owned Audis. Given their age, evolution and likely change of ownership over the years, we’re not in a position to publish them as feature cars, but we wanted to publish the photos just the same. First up is this R8 twin turbo built by Heffner shot in an Indy Car Paddock. More…

Liberty Walk Confirms New Audi R8 Widebody

by on 31 July 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Liberty Walk, the Japanese tuning firm best known for its distinct rivet flare style body kits, appears to be turning some attention toward the Audi marque. The firm recently posted two images on Facebook and Instagram confirming their latest R8-based application. More…

quattro GmbH Boss Killing Manuals and Adding SUVs & EVs Says Meiners

by on 28 July 2015 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos via Fourtitude

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We suspect there’ll be plenty to debate over two recent stories by Jens Meiners. The German auto journalist has filed two reports, one in Car & Driver and one in Automotive News, suggesting quattro GmbH boss Heinz Hollerweger confirmed rumors like the death of the manual transmission, more differentiation, more SUVs and EVs from quattro GmbH. There’s a […] More…

Intel Report: Audi Models Confirmed in Forza Motorsport 6 for Xbox

by on 22 July 2015 in Choice Gear

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Ever since Forza Motorsport 6 was announced at E3 several weeks ago, the planners at Forza have begun the slow and drawn-out tease of what else can be expected in their latest game. While we expect the tease to continue until the September 15 release date for the game, we wanted to get you up to […] More…

New Audi R8 Will Get Turbocharger(s) Say Top Execs. Let the Speculation Commence

by on 16 July 2015 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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While on the ground in Portugal last week for the launch of the new Audi R8, executives from Ingolstadt made some interesting comments regarding a new turbocharged engine option. Just which engine they wouldn’t say, but it’s interesting to consider.
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Find of the Day: Just Something about a Samoa R8 GT

by on 13 July 2015 in In Market

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There’s just something about a Samoa Orange R8 GT. The color, internet famous since it debuted, began as one of those available specifically on the GT. The car, bedecked with matte carbon, unique wheels, wings and winglets, may just be one of our favorites of the R8 lineage. So, when we find a used one on the market, well… it’s worth running as a Find of the Day. More…

New Audi R8 Brochure and Configurator Now Live

by on 10 July 2015 in Audi News

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This week is the launch of the new Audi R8 at the Portimao circuit in Portugal. While automotive journalists are test-driving the cars there, Audi Deutschland is amidst a synchronized reveal of details and information about their all-new sportscar. This includes elements on the brand’s German (domestic) market consumer website. More…

Audi R8 Launch in Portugal Delivers Many Photos & Video Footage

by on 10 July 2015 in PhotoGraphic Video

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Audi AG is launching the new R8 in and around the Portimao circuit in Portugal this week and, as a result, we’re getting a lot of new photography and video footage to coincide. More…