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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...

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...

Win the supercar track experience of a lifetime

Our friends at Unique Car Rentals and Driver Dynamics have joined forces to offer the supercar experience we all dream of – punting some of the world's most exotic metal around a racetrack, without fear of losing one's licence...

2017 Audi R8 is essentially a hand-made supercar

At Audi’s historic production plant at Neckarsulm, in Germany, a total of 1300 cars drive off the assembly lines each day, and of those, only 15 are Audi R8s, which are produced by Quattro GmbH in a bespoke factory nearby at Böllinger Höfe. Opened in 2014, the Böllinger Höfe site covers 23 hectares, around a quarter of the total area of the larger factory at Neckarsulm...

2017 Audi R8 V10 Spyder unveiled at New York motor show

The all-new 2017 Audi R8 V10 Spyder has debuted at the New York motor show, a week after fans scored an unscheduled glimpse of the convertible performance car free from camouflage. This next-generation R8 Spyder brings, along with its electronically-operated fabric roof, a number of key performance improvements, just like its new coupe sibling...

2016 Audi R8 Spyder spied completely undisguised

Another example of the recently revealed second-generation 2016 Audi R8 has been spied in public, this time without its top.  Yes, spy photographers have snapped the next-generation Audi R8 Spyder, roofless and also sans camouflage. The bright yellow convertible's state of undress is likely a sign that the new Spyder is out on promotional film and photography work...

2019 Audi R8 to gain 3.0-litre twin-turbo V6 variant - report

A new report indicates that a V6-powered entry-level Audi R8 model will debut in early 2018, with overseas sales beginning in the middle of the year. According to sources who have spoken to Car and Driver, the Audi R8's new entry-level engine will be a more powerful version of the direct-injection 3.0-litre turbocharged V6 that's currently doing service under the bonnet of the new Audi S4...

2016 Audi R8 V10, R8 V10 Plus pricing and specifications

Australian pricing and details for the all-new 2016 Audi R8 V10 have been announced this week, after first being revealed just under one year ago. The debut of this new-generation R8 range follows the 2014 launch of the R8 LMX, a swansong special-edition model limited to just 99 units - of which only three came to Australia...