Audi R8 Limited Edition for China

Audi R8 Limited Edition for China

New Cars
20 Jan 2013
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Audi will bring you a new limited edition of the R8 available only for China buyers. On the outside, the German supercar is painted with special Cool Nordic Gold color and has matte black trim and titanium grey accents. The package ends with a 19-inch alloy wheels and with some carbon fiber on the mirrors, side blades and rear wing.

Audi could bring to the 2013 IAA in Frankfurt the A6 Sportback e-tron Concept

Audi could bring to the 2013 IAA in Frankfurt the A6 Sportback e-tron Concept

Concept Cars
06 Jan 2013
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This week Audi and his R8 e-tron have been on the top of the newspapers. Now, according to the boys from AutoBlog.nl, the Ingolstadt-based car maker is working on a A6 Sportback e-tron Concept that will have the same e-tron technology as the recently axed R8 e-tron.

The 2014 Audi R8 and RS5 Cabriolet are coming to Detroit

The 2014 Audi R8 and RS5 Cabriolet are coming to Detroit

Various
04 Jan 2013
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The German carmaker Audi has confirmed that it will come at the 2013 Detroit Motor Show with the RS5 Cabriolet and with the 2014 R8 facelift. Both German models will go on sale in the United States this spring and pricing will be announced closer to launch.

Audi R8 V10 Spyder modified by B&B

Audi R8 V10 Spyder modified by B&B

Custom Cars
03 Jan 2013
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The German tuner B&B Automobiltechnik has released a new upgrade program for the Audi R8 V10 Spyder. If last time, the German engineers focused on the coupe version, this time they took care of the cabrio one. B&B Automobiltechnik installed a new carbon air filter, a custom racing exhaust system and upgraded the ECU. Thanks to these modifies, the model from Ingolstadt develops 628 hp (462 kW) and 600 Nm (442 lb – ft) compared to the standard 525 HP (386 kW) and 530 Nm (391 lb – ft) of torque.

Prior Design Audi R8 tuning program

Prior Design Audi R8 tuning program

Custom Cars
17 Dec 2012
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Tuning house Prior Design decided to offer a special package for the current Audi R8 at this year Essen Motor Show. Called GT 550, the new tuning program is complete and affects only the appearance of the car, leaving the V10 engine untouched.

Audi R8 China Edition - the unlucky number 4

Audi R8 China Edition – the unlucky number 4

New Cars
06 Dec 2012
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Audi is a carmaker that respects the traditions and the superstations of the Chinese people. The German officials have announced plans to offer an R8 China Edition that will be produced in only 80 units. Each unit will have its own serial number on the gear knob but Audi has decided to skip all numbers with the number 4, to “respect the cultural habit of Chinese customers”.

Video: 75 Year Old Lady Driving an Audi R8

Video: 75 Year Old Lady Driving an Audi R8

Videos
28 Dec 2011
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We came across a funny video on YouTube that shows a 75 year old lady taking her 6-speed manual Audi R8 on a cruise.

The footage is filmed by her son, who we suspect is the real owner of this car, and as the YouTube commenters pointed out, this should give a new meaning to the term “granny shifting”.

The 75 year old mom even suggest other women in their 70’s to buy this car, because it will guarantee unique thrills.

2012 Audi R8 GT Spyder drawings

2012 Audi R8 GT Spyder drawings

Future Cars
12 Apr 2011
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Another future model teased by the Ingolstadt based automaker through a set of drawings is the 2012 Audi R8 GT Spyder.

According to the British press, the 2012 Audi R8 GT Spyder will extract its juice from the same 5.2-litre V10 engine currently offered in the hard top version, so this meas a total of 552 bp and 398 lb-ft of torque. Top speed however will be a bit lower, at 193 mph, due to car’s new drag coefficient.