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Audi R8 GT3 375kW+ race version with rear-drive

A pure-bred Audi R8 engineered exclusively for motorsport to world competition standards is usually a sight relegated to bedroom walls, but believe or not - this animal is for public consumption. For the first time ever, Audi Sport will offer a race spec sports R8 developed specifically for private customer use in the form of the new R8 GT3...

Spied: Audi R8 Spider

The convertible version of Audi’s R8 supercar has been spotted testing in Germany without a hint of camouflage material. These latest images of the test car reveal that the new convertible will gain a conventional fabric roof but misses out on the R8’s trademark aluminium side blades...

Audi R8 the Iron Man choice

Cross promotion of cars in major Hollywood films is nothing new, from Aston Martin for everyone's favourite secret agent to Lamborghinis for Batman, manufacturers are queing up to be associated with the right superhero. The latest to join the list is Audi with its new R8 supercar...

Audi R8 V12 TDI Concept

Before images from the Detriot Motor Show start pouring in, we thought we'd go over some of the cars expected to make their début in a little more detail. Apart from the new sports TTS, Audi is presenting the ultimate road going diesel car. The R8 V12 TDI Concept. Using a newly developed twin-turbo 6...

Audi R8 - Fifth Gear's COTY

There are a million and one Car Of The Year prizes handed out these days - some with more credibility than others. But when ex-racer and drift-supremo Tiff Needell and team hand out an award, we listen. This year the prize goes to none other than Audi's hand-built, supercar-at-a-super-price, the R8...

2008 Audi R8 Arrives

Audi Australia has today launched its most anticipated car yet, the R8 sports coupe. The $259,000+ car marks Audi's first attempt at joining the high-performance sports coupe club. The R8 is powered by a high-revving 4.2-litre V8 FSI engine with 309kW and 430Nm, it will go from 0-100km/h in 4.6 seconds...

Audi R8 Up In Flames

In a scene disturbingly familiar to an F430 we reported on earlier this year, an Audi R8 has mysteriously gone up in flames. The cause of the fire is unclear, however the poster of these images on R8Talk.com speculates the following, "The only explanation is that the guys who took the car for a test ride spilled some fuel...

Audi R8 Supercharged ABT Sportsline

What happens when you take a Supercar, and make it.. a super supercar? You get this: Audi tuning specialists Abt Sportsline have been working hard to get this monster ready for release. Staring life as an ordinary Audi R8, the car is transformed with a full-on body kit, a new exhaust unique 20in BR wheels adjustable sports suspension set-up...

How to Crash an Audi R8

First it was this Ferrari, than the Ferrari Enzo than a Bugatti Veyron, and now, Winding Road reports an Audi R8 (RS8 prototype to be precise) has crashed at Nürburgring. Its not a good year for supercars: “With just hours to go on the last test day, the worst thing happened to the Audi test team...

Audi R8 coming to Brisbane

I tell you what, the Brisbane Motorshow is looking more and more promising, only hour ago Audi confirmed that the Audi R8 supercar will be at the show in February. Of course Audi is going to also show of the recently launched S8, RS 4 Avant, RS 4 Cabriolet and the brand new Audi TT Coupe. "Since it was first unveiled, the R8 has received enormous attention from potential buyers and the public...

Audi R8 coming to Australia

I mentioned the Audi R8 a few days ago, and today Audi has announced that this beautiful supercar will make its way down under for the Australian International Motor Show. "I am pleased to announce that the R8 completes Audi's glittering line-up of supercars at the Australian International Motor Show," confirmed managing director, Joerg Hofmann today...