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Audi R8 V10 RWS: Limited edition rear-wheel-drive V10 missile coming to Australia

Audi has taken the wraps off the incredible looking and sounding rear-wheel drive Audi R8 V10 RWS, and it's coming to Australia. Limited to just 999 units (available in both Coupe and Spyder), the rear-wheel-drive Audi R8 V10 RWS weighs 50kg lighter than its quattro sibling and pumps out an impressive 397kW of power and 570Nm of torque...

Audi confirms R8 RWD, RS4 Avant, autonomous concepts for Frankfurt motor show

Audi has teased a number of new vehicles it plans to reveal at the Frankfurt motor show this week, including a pair of autonomous concepts, a rear-wheel drive version of its R8 supercar and the new-generation RS4 Avant...

Audi Sport reveals R8, TT Performance Parts

Audi Sport has taken the wraps off a range of Performance Parts for the TT and R8 this week, offering numerous styling, aerodynamic and mechanical enhancements. Claimed to "take dynamic handling to a wholly new level", the Audi Sport Performance Parts for both models cover suspension, exhaust, exterior and interior products, all of which can be retrofitted to current R8 and TT models in Germany from "late summer 2017"...

CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for June 23, 2017

  Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...

Audi Foundation kicks off with R8 supercar raffle

In an effort to help give back to the communities where Audi Australia currently operates, and likely also as something of a brand-building project, the Australian arm has launched a not-for-profit foundation with a specific focus on maximising the success of charitable donations...

2018 Audi R8 Spyder V10 plus revealed

The most high-performance drop-top Audi ever has been revealed, with the 2018 Audi R8 Spyder V10 plus claiming the title of the "fastest series-production convertible model from the brand with the four rings". How fast? Well, its high-revving 5.2-litre 449kW/560Nm mid-mounted V10 engine is capable of slinging the new-generation Audi R8 Spyder V10 plus from 0-100km/h in just 3...

Audi R8 Audi Sport Edition revealed in New York

The Audi R8 Audi Sport Edition has been revealed for the New York motor show this week, bringing unique exterior and interior trim elements in the colours of the German company's performance division. Limited to just 200 units, the R8 Audi Sport features unique exterior styling enhancements such as red side mirrors and side blades, titanium black front spoiler, grille and rear diffuser insert, along with gloss black trapezoidal tailpipe trims...

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...