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Six (almost) affordable exotics currently for sale in Australia

The price of used cars has skyrocketed since the COVID-19 pandemic began, however there are still bargains around if you know where to look. Here are six exotic luxury and performance classics currently listed in the Australian classifieds for significantly less than you might have expected..

Reckless and dangerous Audi R8 joyride captured by dashcam footage

A Newcastle man has been arrested following a wild joyride through the streets of the regional NSW city. The 49-year-old allegedly stole an Audi R8 from a home in Merewether before embarking on a wild ride through suburban Newcastle. The entire journey was captured on the Audi R8’s dashcam video recorder, installed by the vehicle's owner...

2020 Audi R8 price and specs

Audi Australia has announced pricing and specification for its R8 supercar, due back in local showrooms in July 2020. The face-lifted R8 returns following an absence from the Australian market. CarAdvice understands this to be due to delays in completing emissions and homologation processes in Europe, with Audi giving priority to its higher-selling vehicles...

The 10 most Instagrammed supercars in the world

It could be argued that supercars exist primarily to do two things – go fast and get noticed. To the second point, the UK arm of price comparison site comparethemarket.com has conducted an analysis of just how head-turning certain supercars really are, from Bugatti's Veyron to Koenigsegg's Agera...

Audi R8 'Green Hell' name registered. Is it for a Nürburgring record-breaker?

Audi appears to have a new project in the works, based on its recent application to trademark the name “R8 Green Hell", a reference to the famous Nurburgring circuit in Germany. The application, filed earlier this month, points to Audi possibly developing a faster iteration of its existing mid-engined R8 sports car...

2020 Audi R8 preliminary specs

The updated Audi R8 will arrive in the third quarter of 2020 packing a new rear-drive base model, new looks, and a sub-$300,000 price. Off sale since early in 2019, the V10 Audi flagship will return with a two-tiered line-up starting with the R8 RWD (pictured top, below). As the name suggests, it blends a slightly detuned version of the all-wheel drive car's engine with rear-drive...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

Audi R8 V10 RWD: Mid-engined supercar here in mid-2020

Audi has taken its limited-edition R8 RWS and turned it into a series production model, bringing rear-wheel drive action to (more of) the people. The new R8 V10 RWD is powered by the same 5.2-litre naturally-aspirated V10 engine as the all-wheel drive coupe, outputting 397kW at 6500rpm and 540Nm. That's 59kW and 40Nm down on the range-topping R8 V10 Performance...

Audi R8 LMS GT2 debuts in Goodwood

Audi Sport has revealed its latest racer at the Goodwood Festival of Speed – the R8 LMS GT2. Following the R8 LMS GT3 revealed at last year’s Paris motor show, the R8 LMS GT2 is the most powerful vehicle ever created for the company’s customer racing program. Powered by a version of the naturally-aspirated 5...

Audi TT to be axed, will be replaced by sporty EV

Audi has taken to its Annual General Meeting to announce it will be killing off the TT sports car after the current generation, and eventually succeeded by an 'emotive' EV. Company chairman, Bram Schot, made the announcement during the AGM, citing the streamlining of the company's investments as the main reason for the decision...

Next-generation Audi R8 to go electric - report

Audi's current R8 is something of an anachronism, running with a naturally-aspirated V10 engine as rivals move to downsized, turbocharged motors. The next-generation won't be, based on a new report from Europe. According to CAR, the the upcoming electric supercar will be called the E-Tron GTR...