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Video: Underground Racing’s 1600hp Audi R8 via YouTube

posted by on 22 April 2014 in Video

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Charlotte, North Carolina’s Underground Racing builds its fair share of insane vehicles.  The outfit has applied their famous Twin Turbocharger kits to exotics from Ferrari, Lamborghini and Ford, and even lets us mere mortals in on the fun through routinely posted car porn and ‘kill’ videos on their YouTube channel.  While making our way through […] More…

2014 New York International Auto Show: Audi Perspective

posted 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…

Video: Believed Audi R8 GT Test Mule Spied at Nurburgring

posted by on 11 April 2014 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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No sooner had we posted our #fotoshopfriday facelifted Audi R8 GT render this morning and one of our readers Miguel Relvas posted a link to one very interesting video that was uploaded to YouTube yesterday. It certainly appears that Audi could be testing a new R8 GT based on what we can tell.

#FotoshopFriday: Audi R8 GT Facelift

posted by on 11 April 2014 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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Our latest installment of our #FotoshopFriday series may well be considered low-hanging fruit. The latest facelift of the Audi R8 was subtle, subtler still if you consider elements like the exhaust pipe shape, rearview mirrors and some front fascia elements came over from the R8 GT. Even still, as of yet there’s been no new facelifted R8 GT. This quick adjustment of an R8 GT profile envisions such a car in pixels. More…

Update: More Spy Photos of New Audi R8 Test Mule

posted by on 10 April 2014 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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Yesterday we ran first shots of the upcoming Audi R8 in new form by no longer wearing psychedelic vinyl wrap camouflage. Now, 24 hours later, the car has turned up again. Our spy photographer sources were kind enough to send over even more shots for your enjoyment.

Spied: Audi R8 Test Mule Sans Psychedelic Wrap

posted by on 9 April 2014 in Audi News

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Test mules for the upcoming third-generation Audi R8 (second if you don’t count the facelift) have been testing at the Nurburgring for a few weeks now so sighting one may not be terribly new news. However the one our spy photographer encountered earlier today qualifies as making a bigger deal. More…

APR Releases R8 4.2L FSI V8 Stage III+ TVS1740 Supercharger System

posted by on 2 April 2014 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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APR is pleased to present the R8 4.2L FSI V8 Stage III+ TVS1740 Supercharger System! APR’s technical reach has grown enormously since opening in the 1990’s and currently represents a force of unmatched performance without compromise in the performance enhancement sector for Audi vehicles. Our previously available APR Stage III TVS1320 Supercharger System found its […] More…

Audi Driving Experience Kicks off with Driver Training in Neuberg in April

posted by on 1 April 2014 in Audi News

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Audi driving experience now being offered in Neuburg an der Donau: At the new grounds, ambitious drivers – and those who want to be – can dynamically experience the Audi brand during driver and safety training courses both on-road and off-road. The new Audi driving experience center is located only 18 kilometers from the company’s Ingolstadt headquarters and only 50 minutes from Munich airport. The new Audi driving experience center brochure with the current summer program is now available. More…

Intel Reports: The Next-Generation MSS-Based Audi R8 via UK Mags

posted by on 26 March 2014 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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Last week we published the first photos of the new R8 testing at the Nurburgring and our own known intel on the car. A week later we’ve found two further sources for knowledge about the car in the form of a new story from the UK’s CAR Magazine, EVO Magazine’s latest print issue where they spoke to Ulrich Hackenberg at Geneva, and finally an old but interesting one from Autocar Magazine. Here’s a summary of what was stated.

Audi Named Best Value Luxury Brand in America by Vincentric

posted by on 25 March 2014 in Audi News

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Audi has been named the Best Value Luxury Brand in America by Vincentric. In addition, four Audi vehicles have earned the Vincentric Best Value in America award for 2014 model year. The annual Vincentric Best Value in America awards are earned by vehicles in both the consumer market and the fleet market. This year marks the 10th edition of these awards. More…

Spied Again: Audi R8 Test Mule at Nurburgring

posted by on 21 March 2014 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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We published the first pics of the new R8 out testing at the Nurburgring just days ago. Not surprisingly, it’s still in the Nordschliefe neighborhood and it’s still doing the morning commute. Our spy photographer sources have nabbed more shots, which means more eye candy all of us eagerly awaiting the car.

Spied: Next-Generation R8 Test Mule at Nurburgring

posted by on 19 March 2014 in Rumors, Renders & Spy Photos

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This week marked the first day in the most recent manufacturer test sessions at the Nurburgring and amongst the cars that took to the track was what appears to be the next-generation Audi R8. With the Lamborghini Huracan just introduced in Geneva a few weeks ago, it would seem the timing is right for the new R8 to begin to appear.