2021 Audi R8 RWD Coupe and Spyder Newest Members of R8 Model Line

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="53907"] source: Audi of America R8 Coupe and Spyder with rear wheel drive now permanent addition to R8 model line Additional personalization offered through an interior design package for the R8 V10 performance models Same high-revving 5.2-liter naturally aspirated V10 engine powers both rear wheel drive and quattro variants From a limited series to a permanent addition, the R8 rear wheel drive Coupe and Spyder become the newest members of the ...

Video of the Day: Lexus LFA vs Audi R8 V10 Spyder Drag Race

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52111"] words: Bill, video: Lovecars I remember when the Lexus LFA came onto the scene. On the forums (admittedly a Volkswagen/Audi forum), it was derided by most but loved by some. But who really couldn't at least like a V10 beast? Well...I think most of us here would love another V10 beast instead. An Audi R8 V10 Spyder is lined up against the LFA and in this drag race between the Banana and the Grape, who do you think will win? Watch b...

Audi Club R8 Spyder Dolce Vita European Tour (UPDATE: June trip is cancelled)

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="43589"] Enjoy an exciting Italian journey in the Audi R8 Spyder V10 performance quattro! Two Exclusive Audi Club North America R8 Tours – June 3-7 & October 7-11 (June trip cancelled) Audi Club is pleased to offer two Audi R8 Dolce Vita tours in 2020. Sign up now! This tour sells out fast. Experience sinuous mountain passes, stunning landscapes and famous wine routes in sporty fashion and flawless style. Marvel at how the unmistakable d...

Even Sharper And More Striking: The Audi R8 V10 RWD And The Audi R8 LMS GT4

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="37686"] source: Audi Sport The sports car with rear-wheel drive is now a fixed element of the portfolio New exterior design analog to the revised R8 quattro versions for the series production model and racing car 5.2-liter naturally aspirated V10 engine with 540 PS accelerates from zero to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 3.7 seconds From special series to standard range: The Audi R8 V10 with rear-wheel drive (combined fuel consumption in l/100 km...

Last Chance Opportunity for European R8 Tour

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="15517"] Last Chance Opportunity for European R8 Tour  Four places to join the Audi Club La Dolce Vita R8 tour in October just opened up. A medical problem forced 2 couples to cancel their R8 adventure. There are 2 R8 Spyders available - 2 participants per car. Call Sally at the Audi Club office (262)567-5476 now to reserve your spot. Please see the email below for full details. This Audi Club North America exclusive event starts in...

Video of the Day: CarWow- R8 vs R8 vs R8 vs R8…No Losers Here

words: Bill, video: CarWow Oh to be Mat Watson from CarWow. We've featured him on several of our Video of the Day like this one, this one, and this one. Mat follows a familiar format to these videos: drag race, rolling drag race, and brake test. Most of the time, we feature the ones involving Audi versus the world. Today, it's different...a sibling brawl. What Mat has assembled here a lineup of R8s - MKI V8, MkI V10 GT Spyder, MKI V10 LMX, and a MKII V10. He and his cohorts pit them agains...

GMG’s 2019 Season Start Continues Through St. Petersburg

source: GMG Racing Just one week in to their opening of the 2019 racing season, Global Motorsports Group (GMG Racing) would enjoy a double-header of competition during this weekend’s Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, literally taking place less than seven days after their season launch in Austin, Texas. Campaigning two Audi R8 LMS GT4 entries in the series’ Pirelli GT4 America Sprint category, the duo of Jason Bell and newcomer CJ Moses would show strong, with three top-10 finishes to close t...

Fastest Model Is Now Even Hotter: Extensive Update For Audi R8

source: Audi Sport Editor's Note: No sooner had I published the R8 teaser from Audi Sport, an email from Audi Media came through. Lo and behold, it's the refreshed 2020 R8. - Bill Powerful V10 naturally aspirated engines in two output ratings Modified suspension components for even more dynamic handling Striking exterior design, sales launch in early 2019 “Born on the track, built for the road.” The volume-production model now follows after the world premiere of...

Audi Convertibles by ABT – The Perfect Summer Drives

[source: ABT] It is the season for sun-seeking car enthusiasts and ABT offers many ways to dress up the Convertibles from Audi. The Audi A5 and S5 Cabriolet not only let’s you feel the wind in your hair but also gives pure driving enjoyment. Time to treat the sporty two-door with some aerodynamic parts from ABT like a new front spoiler and rear skirt set. The latter also comes with a new rear muffler that kicks up the sound performance yet another notch. Height adjustable suspe...

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...

Spy vs Spi – Audi R8 V10 plus Spyder vs McLaren 570s Spider Drag Race

words: Bill Cho, video: Auto Express In the old battle between all motor vs forced induction, a new battle forms between an AWD German supercar and a RWD British supercar. In this video from Auto Express, the mighty R8 V10 plus Spyder goes up against the McLaren 570s Spider. Last week, the R8 went up against its smaller brother, the RS 3, and won. On paper, the McLaren has 40 less horses, 2 less cylinders but is 463 pounds lighter and has 30 lb/ft more torque at peak RPM. Will AWD...