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2018 Audi R8 RWS review

It's the first-ever rear-wheel-drive Audi, but is a departure from quattro a good thing? Paul Maric drives the new Audi R8 RWS to find out.

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...

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Audi R8 Videos

2018 Audi R8 RWS review: Australian launch drive

Paul drives the new Audi R8 RWS - the first in the four-ringed brand's new Rear Wheel Series line. Is this the ultimate offering in its class?

Audi R8 V10 Plus v A3 1.0 TFSI comparison

Read the full article here. Audi's heap-topping R8 V10 Plus is eleven times more expensive than the carmaker's most affordable A3 small car, the 1.0 TFSI Sportback. But is the big-dollar supercar actually eleven times better? We pit them head to head in a wide variety of tests to find out.  ...

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...

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Audi R8 Comparisons

Audi R8 V10 Plus v Audi A3 1.0 TFSI comparison

The latest R8 V10 Plus, with an incredible 449kW and 560Nm from its naturally aspirated 5.2-litre V10, is the most-powerful road car Audi has ever devised. On paper, it's also the quickest. But power and pace comes at a price: almost $390k – $389,616 to be exact – before on-roads or before you even think about ticking any options boxes...

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...

CarAdvice top three cars of 2013: the testers' picks

Jez Spinks - Editor-in-chief 1. BMW i3 Will electric cars ever be bought by the masses rather than a minority mix of wealthy early adopters or government fleet buyers? We’re still many a year away from the former scenario, but the BMW i3 (above) is one of the most convincing examples of the breed yet...

Audi R8 News

Audi PB 18 e-tron could preview electric R8 replacement - report

The Audi PB 18 e-tron concept scheduled to be revealed later this month could be a preview for the company's next-generation electric supercar, according to a new report. Industry journal Automotive News claims the PB 18 could "signal plans" to re-introduce an e-tron version of the R8 supercar, or "replace it altogether"...

2019 Audi R8 Spyder spied

The updated Audi R8 Spyder has been spied during development testing this week, giving us a early look at the updated soft-top version of the German marque's V10 supercar. Like the coupe spied last month, this camouflaged prototype features new elements for the grille, intakes, side sills, bumpers, larger tailpipes, along with a reshaped mesh between the tail-lights and rear bumper...

Audi Sport Performance Parts R8 Edition revealed, five coming to Oz

The limited-run Audi Sport Performance Parts R8 Edition has been revealed, packing a handful of go-faster bits to make the 'base' V10 supercar a bit more special. Just 44 examples will be offered worldwide, finished in Misano Red with a bespoke aerodynamics package developed by Audi Sport...

2019 Audi R8 GT spied

A camouflaged prototype based on the Audi R8 has been spied this week, previewing a facelifted version of the German supercar, along with a potential flagship 'GT' variant. Swirly black-and-white wrap conceals the car's fascia, wheel arches and rear end, indicating these are the areas that will get revised components as part of a possible mid-life update...

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2019 Audi R8 GT spied

2019 Audi R8 GT spied

2018 Audi R8 RWS review

2018 Audi R8 RWS review

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