VIDEO: Audi R8 V10 Plus review

Audi has upped the ante with its second-gen R8 by releasing its most powerful version at launch. That’s the R8 V10 Plus, which produces 449kW/560Nm thanks to its normally aspirated and free revving 5.2 litre engine. The current entry level R8 V10 is good for a still very healthy 397kW/540Nm, but when you can have […]

An early look at the all-new Audi R8 V10 Plus

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Jethro Bovingdon from Evo is fresh from a shotgun ride in an all-new Audi R8 V10 around the gorgeous Ascari race resort. Here’s a few of this thoughts, but be sure to follow the source link below for the full yarn, which is well worth the read: First the basics. The new R8 will be […]

Limited-run Audi R8 competition revealed

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Audi of America will be launching the limited-edition R8 competition at the LA Auto Show next month. Only 60 will be made with deliveries to commence in early 2015. Powered by the well proven 5.2 litre V10, the 570hp (425kW) on tap and 7-speed S tronic transmission can propel the R8 competition to 60mph in […]

Audi R8 V10 plus v Renault Clio Cup racecar

The latest track battle from Evo is totally pointless, but that’s precisely what makes it compulsory viewing! Dicke Meaden, no stranger to a racetrack, pairs up the awesome Audi R8 V10 plus with the fesity little Renault Clio Cup racecar. Taking a quick view at the basic specs of each the ingredients of the script […]

Chris Harris compares Audi R8 GT3 and R8 V10

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Chris Harris is a lucky man. This we know. But he’s further proved this point by being given the keys and the pit crew to an Audi R8 V10 road car and an R8 LMS Ultra GT3 racecar and an empty Nürburgring grand prix track. The aim of this exercise was to see how closely […]

Chris Harris and the element of surprise

Here’s your latest Chris Harris fix. Today he’s at the wheel of the highly desirable Audi R8 V10 Plus, the equally wantable 997 Porsche 911 Turbo S and giant killing Nissan GT-R that’s been warmed over by Litchfield. He tracks the cars around Anglesey, down the Bruntingthorpe drag strip and on the road. Whatever order […]

2013 Audi R8 – Australian pricing & specs

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Audi Australia has just launched the facelifted R8 to the local market. With that comes the 404kW R8 V10 plus, boasting the title of Audi’s fastest ever production car. Thanks to its Lamborghini-sourced 5.2 litre V10 and a 7-speed S tronic dual clutch transmission it can knock-off 100km/h in only 3.5 seconds. Its top speed […]

Does my arse look loud in this?

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Audi UK brings us some photos of an arseless R8 V10 plus; that is, Audi, in their wonderful wisdom, has removed the cosmetic bits of the car’s back end for our aural pleasure. Make sure you watch the clip after the break.

2013 Audi R8 facelift revealed

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Audi has given its acclaimed R8 a bit of a mid-cycle spruce up and we reckon they’ve done a grand job. The headline act is a new V10 plus Coupé (pictured above). Hairdressers need not apply, as it’s available in hardtop Coupé form only. The R8 V10 plus takes the 386kW/530Nm from the regular V10 […]

C’mon Audi Australia we #WantAnR8 too!

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Last year an innocent tweet by US resident Joanne McCoy expressed her desire to have an Audi R8. For a laugh she included the hashtag #WantAnR8. So what, you say, people do stuff like that all the time. Now. There’s another one. And again. But, back then, Audi of America saw Joanne’s tweet and decided […]

Audi R8 stretch limo

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Have you ever thought of getting yourself an Audi R8 V10, chopping it in half, inserting a few bits and pieces and turning it into a limousine able to carry eight passengers? Didn’t think so. But the folks at Limo Broker in the UK have dreamt up such a crazy idea and they’re building it. […]

VIDEO: McLaren MP4-12C says ‘excuse me’

True to their word Car magazine has posted their video results of the McLaren MP4-12C supercar group test. Former Mr Stig, Ben Collins, took to Rockingham Motor Speedway in a veritable orgasm of supercars to see if the McLaren could walk the walk, after talking so much talk. Up against the MP4-12C were: Audi R8 […]