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Audi Sport Boss Wants V10 for Next-Gen R8

by on 28 June 2019 in Audi News

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If you want the next R8 to come with a big gas V10, you’re not the only one. The head of Audi Sport wants the car to keep a free-revving naturally aspirated engine too, according to a new interview. Oliver Hoffman, managing director for Audi Sport, spoke with Autocar at the Nurburgring 24. “The V10 […] More…

Watch: Four R8s Line Up for Drag, Rolling, and Braking Tests

by on 17 June 2019 in Video

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Audi’s been building the R8 for a dozen years, even if it feels like it’s only been a few. Starting with the underpinnings of the Gallardo and then building into ever quicker and faster forms. But how does that first V8 model compare with the latest V10’s performance? And what about some of the quickest […] More…

Audi R8 Replacement Could Be Electric

by on 15 March 2019 in Audi News

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Audi’s TT could survive after all. But if it does it might end up electric instead of petrol-powered, says a new report. Even more intriguing, the same could apply to the R8. Speaking at Audi’s annual press conference, the state of the Auto Union, if you will, Audi board member for technical development Hans-Joachim Rothenpieler […] More…

It’s the New Audi Willennium, Hold Up, Decennium

by on 1 March 2019 in Audi News

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Audi is celebrating ten tens with a real tenner. One it’s building ten of. Nope, gotcha. They’re building 222 R8s to celebrate 10 years of the V10. That’s right, it’s been a whole decade since Audi started putting a V10 into the R8 sports car. To mark that, here comes the Audi R8 V10 Decennium. […] More…

Audi R8 V6 is Not Happening: Report

by on 15 November 2018 in Audi News

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If you were excited by the idea of Audi’s R8 supercar getting a V6 engine, well then we’re not really sure what’s wrong with you. But we’ve got bad news. Turns out that the V6 R8 rumors don’t. The rumors of the R8’s powertrain downsizing started with a leaked production schedule that hinted such a […] More…

Audi Throws the Book at R8 V10 to Make the Audi Sport Performance Parts R8 V10 Plus Coupe

by on 10 July 2018 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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Audi is planning an even rarer R8 V10. This one gets the full Audi Sport Performance Parts catalogue thrown at it, and they’re only building 44 of them. The Audi Sport Performance Parts R8 V10 Plus Coupe, and isn’t that a badgeful, will get a load of Audi’s extras. Starting with a carbon fibre body […] More…

Watch: There’s an Audi R8 V10 RWS in Jay Leno’s Garage

by on 26 June 2018 in Video

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It’s the denim edition of the Audi R8 V10. Watch the R8 V10 RWS take a lap of the Jay Leno Garage. The RWS, or Rear Wheel Series, is the rear-drive version of the V10-powered supercar. It drops Audi’s signature quattro system for the tail-out performance and lighter weight that rear-drive offers. Watch Jay and […] More…

Ski Stars Meet on Flat Ground to Drive Audis

by on 7 June 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News

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One of the most unmediated ways to experience speed is by falling down a slippery hill on slidey slats. Chances, if you like that, you’ll like driving, which is why Audi invited some of the best downhill skiers in the world to the Audi Driving Experience. The event, held at the Audi Neuberg high-tech complex […] More…

It’s Donut Day, So Here are Five of Our Favorites

by on 3 June 2016 in Audi News Fourtitude News Video

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It’s officially National Donut Day today, and that can mean only thing, we need to find the finest on YouTube. Are we deliberately misunderstanding the intention of the day to inspire a post? No. We’re deliberately misunderstanding the day to have an excuse to watch hoonage. One of life’s simplest pleasures is the careful addition […] More… Offers Self Healing, Sunflower Matte Metallic Wrap for R8

by on 2 June 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News Fourtitude News

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The Audi R8 is a wonderful car, sure. It kicked the 911 off its high horse and since it came out its been a critical darling, but it’s always been a little understated. Don’t get me wrong, that’s one of its finer features. It looks good without looking, well, rude. But what if you have […] More…

Tough and Soggy Weekend for Audi at Nurburgring 24 Hours

by on 30 May 2016 in Motorsport

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The Nurburgring 24 Hours turned into something of a circus after heavy rain and hail caused a number of (read: almost all) cars to go careening off track. Despite the terrible weather, it was the dawn that caused the Audis the most trouble. The top three Audis were eliminated within a half hour of each […] More…

Wheelsandmore Announces 850hp Audi R8 V10 ‘B3east’

by on 22 April 2016 in Aftermarket & Tuner News

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Is enough ever really enough?  If you’re a frequent visitor of this site, chances are the answer to that question is ‘never.’  Fortunately for people like us, the vast aftermarket is always there to lend a hand with creations like Wheelsandmore’s 850hp Audi R8 V10. A car they’re referring to as the “B3est”, Wheelsandmore offers […] More…