Gallery of the Day: Audi SQ8 TDI + Videos

words: Bill, photos/videos: Audi AG Recently, Audi AG unleashed the SQ8 TDI with the most powerful diesel engine on the European market. Sadly, we won't see the TDI in the States and maybe not even the SQ8. For the meanwhile, enjoy the photos and videos. Maybe...just maybe. https://youtu.be/BOA71mIC4Zw https://youtu.be/XyHj15PrPD8 https://youtu.be/nw8A28_O0K8 https://youtu.be/0Q6KUrp3AAY https://youtu.be/eF4OhNzINp4 https://youtu.be/QAjRHYgqO0s T...

The New Audi S8 – Exhilarating Performance in the Luxury Class

source: Audi AG V8 high-performance engine with 420 kW and 800 Nm (590 lb-ft) of torque Unique combination of innovative suspension systems ensures outstanding vehicle dynamics straight from the factory Typical S model: Design draws attention to the confident elegance of the dynamic athlete The new Audi S8 combines progressive luxury with dynamic athleticism while honing its reputation as the benchmark for Vorsprung durch Technik with innovative suspension systems. Its 4.0 T...

Find of the Day: 2009 Audi 4.2L Supercharged R8

words: Bill, photos: Streetside Classics In a former life, I was fortunate enough to drive a 2012 R8 V8 6sp manual on the fabled track at Sebring. For the next several months, that car came in and out of my life and let me tell you...it was heaven (humble brag shot of me at Sebring following). My fondness for the OG R8 grew and grew and I decided that if I could ever be in the position to own an R8, it would be a MK1 V8 R8 6sp manual in Brilliant Red. So imagine my delight when I stumbled acr...

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...

Find of the Day: 2005 Aquamarine Blue S4 Avant

words: Bill, photos: Bring A Trailer Ok I'm going to put this out there...yes, I know this is not Paul Newman's personal vehicle. Several weeks ago, this same Avant popped up for sale and there was confusion on whether or not Paul actually owned it or not and then it delved into a heated conversation. I was planning on doing a FOTD but held off and eventually forgot about it. But then, it popped up again on Bring A Trailer. I just spent the weekend with a B6 Nogaro Blue S4 Avant so the want is...

Find of the Day? 1994 Audi 80 Avant…with a 4.2L V8

words: Bill, photos: Ricardas Zizas Autohandel It's been a good several days for Finds of the Day: the RS2 Avant, the Imola Yellow RS 4, the Amazon Blue Ur-quattro, and the Holy Grail, the 1986 Audi Sport quattro. All special cars, all desirable cars, all hard-to-find cars so why would I feature a plain Jane Audi 80 Avant with ugly wheels? Because of this: Some mad scientist shoved a 4.2 V8 under the bonnet. Apparently this isn't an uncommon swap as I've found several YouTube videos on V8 swap...

Runnin’ With The Devil: Eddie Van Halen’s Supercharged 2009 R8 (Find of the Day)

words: Bill, photos: Performance Auto Gallery via Bring A Trailer First, I promise that I won't put too many Van Halen song titles in this article or else at least I'll try not to. Second, the MK1 R8 V8 is my favorite modern Audi and I ain't talkin' bout love...it's lust. This particular R8 has an interesting history. It's an early build that was spec'd by someone at Audi of America for a very talented person. The person in question? None other than Eddie Van Halen. I always felt that ...

Video of the Day: 530HP Audi TT Hillclimb Monster With…A V8

video: NM2255 Car HD Videos If you think the sound of the 5 pot in the TT RS is heaven, this TT with a DTM V8 swap is nirvana. Not only does the TT sound mean, it looks the part with this evil aero kit. Watch lunatic Vladimir Vitver as he throws his front engined RWD TT around curves. [embed]https://youtu.be/6dhHF1KKg3c[/embed]

Autoblog: Audi S8 Due This Year with 4.0-liter Twin-Turbo V8

[source: Autoblog, A8 photo: Audi AG] A 621-hp S8 E-Tron could follow Autobild reports that the next-generation Audi S8 will be introduced later this year, and we've pieced together intel from various reports for an idea of what we'll get. Autocar says the coming D5 sedan will get a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 sourced from the Porsche Panamera Turbo, ditching the 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 that Audi developed with Bentley and put in the current D4 S8. According to the report, the V8 will make 535...