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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...

Audi R8 News

Audi R8 V6 project dead - report

It seems the long-rumoured Audi R8 V6 is no longer happening, according to a new report out of the US. Speaking with Road and Track, an "Audi spokesperson" reportedly ruled out a new entry-level variant powered by the 2.9-litre V6 found in the RS4, RS5 and several Porsche models. "There is no V6 planned for R8," the spokesperson told the American publication...

Audi R8: No replacement planned - report

There's no denying the Audi R8 is a fantastic supercar, but it may not be getting a replacement in the long term, according to a new report out of the US. Speaking with Car and Driver at the 2018 Geneva motor show, Audi's R&D boss, Peter Mertens, said there are no current plans for a new-generation model...

Time Machine Tuesday: February 27, 2018

People often say "don't forget where you came from". Although we're focused on every new car, every last detail here at CarAdvice, we have an extensive back-catalogue of news stories, lifestyle yarns and reviews. Here's a look at what happened on February 27 over the past few years. Warning: may contain traces of Volkswagen Group...

2018 Audi R8 V10 RWS pricing

The rear-wheel drive Audi R8 V10 RWS is coming to Australia in April, with pricing starting at $299,500. Meanwhile, the drop-top will kick off at $321,000 – undercutting its all-wheel drive counterpart by $67,500. The RWS Coupe is also $67,500 less expensive than its all-wheel drive equivalent...

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2018 Audi R8 RWS review

2018 Audi R8 RWS review

Audi R8 V10 Plus Neuberg Edition headed Down Under
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