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2018 Audi R8 RWS review

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

Audi R8 RWS: Sydney's best-sounding tunnels

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. On track or on a remote piece of tarmac, these facts and figures make sense...

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.

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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.  ...

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.

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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

Audi R8 Competition Package announced for the USA

Audi of America has announced a super-limited version of its R8 supercar, dubbed the Competition Package. Claimed to be the "brand's most performance-oriented production R8 model ever produced", the Competition Package is capped at just 10 units for the United States...

CarAdvice podcast 124: LIVE from our editorial event where we drove our S1 blindfolded!

This week Mandy Turner is joined by Alborz Fallah and Curt Dupriez, live from our editorial off-site in Torquay, Victoria. Find out how the team went in a blindfolded motorkhana challenge in our Audi S1! Scott Collie and James Wong talk car news, with coverage of the European Parliament voting to cut emissions by 40 per cent by 2030...

2019 Audi R8 LMS GT3 revealed in Paris

It's not the updated R8 we were hoping for, but Audi Sport – Audi's performance and motorsport division – has revealed a refreshed R8 LMS GT3 race car at the Paris motor show, which could be giving us a glimpse of what to expect from the facelifted supercar...

2019 Audi R8 teased

Audi Sport has published a quick teaser video of what we believe to be the refreshed R8 supercar, ahead of its full reveal at the Paris motor show later this week. Posted to the performance arm's Twitter feed, the 10-second clip is captioned: "Ready to let loose with our new beauty in Paris on October 2nd. #ParisMotorShow #MondialAuto #LeagueofPerformance"...

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