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2011 Audi R8 GT – Car News

2011 Audi R8 GT - Car News

2011 Audi R8 GT - Car News

The Audi R8 solidified its supercar status when it received a version of the 5.2-liter V-10 from the Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4. While the R8’s V-10 is nearly identical, it is slightly less powerful, and it seemed reasonable that corporate politics might prevent the R8 from ever matching the horsepower figure of the Lambo. Now that this limited-edition R8 GT is granted the same 552-hp output as the little Lambo, Read more…

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2011 Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 V10 FSI Quattro – First Drive Review

2011 Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 V10 FSI Quattro - First Drive Review

2011 Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 V10 FSI Quattro - First Drive Review

It’s well documented that chopping the roof off a car usually includes a list of sacrifices made in exchange for open-sky motoring. This is not the case with the 2011 Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 V-10 FSI Quattro. The biggest compromise is doing without the kidney you’ll have to sell to afford the estimated $165,000 base price when the car arrives here in Read more…

2011 Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 FSI Launched In Australia

2011 Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 FSI Launched In Australia

2011 Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 FSI Launched In Australia

Following its international unveiling around this time last year, Audi Australia has today announced availability of the 2011 Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 FSI.

The Spyder features a number of aesthetic and functional design changes in its leap from hardtop to softtop – the absence of the R8’s Read more…

2011 Audi R8 Spyder 4.2 FSI Quattro – Official Info

2011 Audi R8 Spyder 4.2 FSI Quattro - Official Info

From the Something-We-Figured-Was-Coming-But-Are-Thrilled-To-See-Anyway Department comes Audi’s announcement of the R8 Spyder 4.2 FSI Quattro. It’s basically the V-8 version of the V-10–engined R8 Spyder 5.2 FSI Quattro, which itself is scheduled to appear in U.S. showrooms starting this September. Read more…

2011 Audi R8 GT – First Drive Review

2011 Audi R8 GT - First Drive Review

2011 Audi R8 GT - First Drive Review

We’re not quite sure the world needs an even faster, lighter, and more powerful Audi R8, but Stephan Reil, head of development at Quattro GmbH, the company’s performance division, thinks it does. “More and more customers are demanding high-performance sports cars suitable for track days and club competition events,” he explains. “Also, we Read more…