PistonHeads: Audi Sport Mulls GT3 Styling Cues for ‘Extreme’ R8

  source: PistonHeads, photos: Audi AG N24 winner set to inspire a sharper, more driver focussed - and RWD - V10 supercar Anyone fancy a rear-drive R8 that takes its cue from Audi Sport's GT3 race car? Because fingers crossed that's exactly what the manufacturer's performance division boss, Oliver Hoffman, is cooking up. Buoyed by the success of the rear-drive RWS and acknowledging that Audi Sport lacks an equivalent to Porsche's GT models and AMG's soon-to-return Black Series, Hoffman sai...

Find of the Day: Audi exclusive Arrow Grey Pearl R8 V10 Coupe RWS

[words: Bill Cho, photos: Coleton Guerin, Clear Detailing] Yes I know our last Find of the Day was also an Audi exclusive R8 V10 Coupe RWS but since there are only 320 landing on our shores and fewer in Audi exclusive colors, any find is a Find of the Day. This gorgeous example is painted in Audi exclusive Arrow Grey Pearl. Coleton Guerin, owner of Clear Detailing in Greely, CO and photographer of these photos, spent over 12 hours  bringing out the brilliance of this color. ...

Find of the Day: Audi exclusive Riviera Blue R8 V10 Coupe RWS

[words: Bill Cho, photos: James Lee (food4audis)] The R8 V10 RWS is already a rare breed with only 999 produced with 320 of them coming to the States. If you want even more exclusivity, feast your eyes on this Audi exclusive Riviera Blue...1 of 1. While cruising through my Facebook feed, a flash of blue caught my eye. Our friend, Phil Braun, posted this beauty. Phil is the Audi Sport Specialist at Walter's Audi in Riverside, CA. I asked if he could send me more photos and that's when J...

Audi R8 RWS Starting Price? A Bargain at $139,950

[words: Bill Cho, photos: Audi AG] Motor Trend is reporting that Audi of America announced the starting price for the R8 RWS...a stunning $139, 950 including destination. That's a massive $26,000 less than a 'base' R8 V10 Coupe and humongous $55,000 off a R8 V10 plus. I'm running out of 'big' words to describe the price difference. At such a bargain price, these will probably fly off the dealership floors but if you want one, you'd better hurry. Audi Sport is building 999 examples...

2018 New York International Auto Show – Audi Sport Pre-Night Event Video and RS 5 Sportback Videos

words: Bill Cho, videos: Audi of America The night before the New York International Auto Show, Scott Keogh, Audi of America president, and Michael-Julius Renz, CEO of Audi Sport, introduced two new models, the R8 V10 RWS and the RS 5 Sportback. We broadcasted their speeches live on the Audi Club North America Facebook page but in case you missed it (and admittedly the video was a little shaky), Audi has released their speeches and also footage of the RS 5 Sportback going through ...

Audi Sport Takes a New Turn with the New R8 V10 RWS

source: Audi Sport UK examples of the first ever rear-wheel drive Audi will arrive next month Coupé and Spyder variants are first Audi production models available with rear wheel-drive, limited to 999 examples worldwide 50 kilograms lighter than R8 Coupé V10 (Spyder 40kg lighter) Available to order in the UK now, priced from £112,450 OTR as a Coupé and £121,140 OTR for the Spyder First deliveries begin during March R8 Coupé V10 RWS: 0-62mph in 3.7 seconds, top speed...