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The CarAdvice Winners Circle 2018, Paul Maric: Audi R8 RWS

Power. You can never have too much of it. So when Audi decided to create their first ever rear-wheel drive car, how apt that it would be in a beastly sports car with a fire-breathing naturally aspirated V10. I first had the chance to experience the Audi R8 RWS at Phillip Island during the local launch...

The CarAdvice Winners Circle 2018

Welcome to the inaugural CarAdvice Winners Circle, our debut annual award program showcasing our editorial team’s motoring highlight releases of the year. After some long and hard consideration of the pros and cons of more traditional award formats, it was ultimately reader and car industry feedback – through surveys, garage day chats and even a focus group – that moulded exactly the form Winners Circle would take...

2019 Audi R8 review: Track test

The new 2019 Audi R8 V10 gains a power boost and a new aggressive visage, yet remains the 'everyday' supercar.

2018 Audi R8 RWS review

The Audi R8 RWS is the most affordable R8, and the first RWD Audi – no pressure then...

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Audi R8 Videos

CarAdvice Winners Circle 2018: Our favourites

You told us you don't trust the traditional 'Car of the Year' format favoured by most publishers, and you wanted to know more about our own personal faves, objectivity be damned. Well, here it is. Get the full story right here. NOTE: This video was first published on December 18.

Cruising Sydney's best tunnels in the Audi R8 RWS

A 5.0-litre V10. A stonking 397kW. The sprint from 0-100km/h in 3.7 seconds. And it’s 50kg lighter than its quattro AWD big brother making it more nimble and agile. This is the rear wheel drive Audi R8 RWS. Unfortunately there are a distinct lack of Alps and snow capped peaks in the suburbs surrounding Sydney but there is something that the harbour city is certainly not lacking in...

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.  ...

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Audi R8 Comparisons

2018 Audi R8 V10 RWS v McLaren 540C comparison

Audi R8 RWS and McLaren 540C duke it out to see which is the best 'affordable' everyday supercar.

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...

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Audi R8 News

GT C Roadster, R8 Spyder, i8 Roadster, 570S Spider drag race - video

In a new video clip posted on YouTube, Mat Watson from the UK's carwow pits four of Europe's fastest convertibles against each other in a drag race – the Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster, Audi R8 Spyder, BMW i8 Roadster, and the McLaren 570S Spider...

Audi R8 to stick with V10 for this generation

The Audi R8 will see out its second generation with the existing 5.2-litre naturally-aspirated V10 engine as its sole powertrain option. In the first-generation car, the R8 was offered with a V10, while more affordable variants were powered by a 4.2-litre naturally-aspirated V8. The latter engine disappeared when the second-generation R8 was unveiled in 2015...

CarAdvice podcast 126: MG Motorsport driver, James Brock!

On this week's show are Mandy Turner, Kez Casey, and Mike Stevens. In car news, Holden has halted production of the Commodore and Equinox, the Porsche Mission-E Cross Turismo has been announced for production, and the 2019 Audi R8 has been revealed. Plus, Ford has teased a possible hybrid Mustang model, and a hybrid is also on the cards for the Chevrolet Camaro...

2019 Audi R8, R8 Spyder revealed

The facelifted 2019 Audi R8 has been officially revealed this morning, before it goes on sale in Europe early next year. UPDATE, 24/10/18: Audi has confirmed outputs and acceleration times for the 2019 R8 range. See article for details. Shortly after the German marque published a teaser image on its Facebook page, we now can see the updated supercar in all its glory – headlined by a fresh exterior design, new colours, and more power...

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The CarAdvice Winners Circle 2018

2019 Audi R8 review: Track test

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