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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...

Audi R8 V10 Plus Neuberg Edition headed Down Under

Audi Australia has announced a limited-edition version of the R8 V10 plus for the Australian market. Just 10 examples of the Neuberg Edition will be offered, with a starting price of $402,500 before on-road costs. Named after the home of Audi Sport – Neuberg, Germany – the all-wheel drive supercar brings a number of unique design elements to the table...

Audi R8 V10 RWS: Limited edition rear-wheel-drive V10 missile coming to Australia

Audi has taken the wraps off the incredible looking and sounding rear-wheel drive Audi R8 V10 RWS, and it's coming to Australia. Limited to just 999 units (available in both Coupe and Spyder), the rear-wheel-drive Audi R8 V10 RWS weighs 50kg lighter than its quattro sibling and pumps out an impressive 397kW of power and 570Nm of torque...

Audi confirms R8 RWD, RS4 Avant, autonomous concepts for Frankfurt motor show

Audi has teased a number of new vehicles it plans to reveal at the Frankfurt motor show this week, including a pair of autonomous concepts, a rear-wheel drive version of its R8 supercar and the new-generation RS4 Avant...

Audi Sport reveals R8, TT Performance Parts

Audi Sport has taken the wraps off a range of Performance Parts for the TT and R8 this week, offering numerous styling, aerodynamic and mechanical enhancements. Claimed to "take dynamic handling to a wholly new level", the Audi Sport Performance Parts for both models cover suspension, exhaust, exterior and interior products, all of which can be retrofitted to current R8 and TT models in Germany from "late summer 2017"...

CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for June 23, 2017

  Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...

Audi Foundation kicks off with R8 supercar raffle

In an effort to help give back to the communities where Audi Australia currently operates, and likely also as something of a brand-building project, the Australian arm has launched a not-for-profit foundation with a specific focus on maximising the success of charitable donations...

2018 Audi R8 Spyder V10 plus revealed

The most high-performance drop-top Audi ever has been revealed, with the 2018 Audi R8 Spyder V10 plus claiming the title of the "fastest series-production convertible model from the brand with the four rings". How fast? Well, its high-revving 5.2-litre 449kW/560Nm mid-mounted V10 engine is capable of slinging the new-generation Audi R8 Spyder V10 plus from 0-100km/h in just 3...