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2017 Audi R8 Spyder Review

Lighter, stiffer, faster – the second-generation Audi R8 Spyder dials up the afterburner on the flagship, rag-top supercar formula.

2017 Audi R8 V10 Review

The Audi R8 V10 is both capable of incredible performance but also being driven every day. With signature Audi performance and precision, it's an engaging supercar.

Forza Horizon 3 for real: super cars, muscle cars and the 12 Apostles

Forza Horizon 3 is one of the most anticipated video games to be released this year, and – thanks to Xbox – CarAdvice got a sneak preview of the game and some one-on-one time with one of the key people behind it, all while taking in the gorgeous views and divine roads of Victoria's surf coast in a selection of performance-car perfection...

2016 Audi R8 Review

Naturally aspirated V10s are all but dead, but Audi has kept the dream alive one more time...

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2017 Audi R8 Spyder Review

Read the full review here. Does the 2017 Audi R8 Spyder bridge the chasm between polite, everyday civility and circuit-ready ferocity just as its Audi Sport maker promises? It surely does. Thing is, it's a deceiving car and you might have to dig like a prospector to unearth the drop-top supercar’s golden talents.

2016 Audi R8 V10 Plus Review : International Launch

Read the article here. One thing that has always struck me every time I’ve driven an Audi R8 on track in Australia is just how incredibly easy a sportscar it is to drive fast. That thought comforts me on my sighting laps as I get a firsthand look at the elevation changes, blind turn in points and significant elevation changes of this daunting Portuguese circuit...

Headlight Comparison : Laser v LED v HID Xenon v Halogen

It wasn’t that long ago that headlights were a no-thought-required feature. All cars had them and no one really paid them much heed unless they failed or were shaped in a particularly ugly manner. Halogen Reliably generating light with the limited resources at a car’s disposal was a problem for early automotive engineers...

2015 Audi R8 V10 Plus Review : Track Test

Read the article here. The Audi R8 is almost at the end of its first generation life span. We've already seen the replacement, but Tony and I never had much of a chance to drive the original. That's why we got one of the final examples of the current Audi R8 V10 Plus left in existence to finally spend some quality time in the what has been called the everyman's supercar...

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Headlight Comparison : Laser v LED v HID Xenon v Halogen

Modern headlights are a technology that is hardly explained or discussed. It's mainly due to their complexity and also as it's no where near as sexy as say power or torque figures, but when it comes to night time driving, a set of well positioned and operating headlights can be life saving. There are four major types of headlights used in modern cars today, the most basic of which is Halogen...

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Audi R8 Star of Lucis: One-off Final Fantasy XV special built for Japan

The one-off Audi R8 Star of Lucis is a one-off creation for the Japanese market, which has been fashioned around the plot of the upcoming Final Fantasy XV game. Square Enix and Audi have also created an elaborate backstory to the car, which ties into its storyline, although the car doesn't reportedly feature in the game at all...

2017 Audi R8 Spyder pricing and specs: "Lighter, stiffer and faster" droptop here next year

The Australian pricing for the 2017 Audi R8 Spyder has been revealed at the international launch of the new flagship roadster, eight months ahead of the car's local debut in mid-2017. The second-generation drop-top supercar, which its maker Audi Sport claims is "lighter, stiffer and faster" than the generation it replaces, made its debut at this year's New York motor show and hits European showrooms in November, priced from 179,000 euros (AU$256,000)...

Audi R8 e-tron axed - report

The Audi R8 e-tron will be quietly axed from the company's lineup once the build run for already ordered vehicles is completed. An unnamed Audi source has told Car and Driver that production will cease soon, and that over its short lifetime "fewer than 100" vehicles were built...

Audi R8 to borrow Panamera's turbo V6 for new entry model - report

It appears an entry-level Audi R8 model is still on the cards, with new reports out of Europe indicating the ‘base’ variant will be powered by a twin-turbo V6 from the recently-launched Porsche Panamera sedan. According to the UK’s Autocar, the new 324kW/550Nm 2.9-litre twin turbo V6 will serve as the replacement for the previous generation’s 316kW/430Nm 4...

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