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 |  Apr 20 2014, 3:13 PM

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With the 2014 New York Auto Show kicking off this past week, AutoGuide‘s videos were watched worldwide in order to check out all the latest debuts.

Our most watched video of the week is the reveal of the 2015 Toyota Camry, while car lovers were also interested to see how the Dodge Charger and Challenger have changed for the 2015 model year. German sports car enthusiasts were glued to the screen to watch our our Audi R8 vs. Porsche 911 comparison video.

Watch the videos below and subscribe to the AutoGuide YouTube channel here.

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 |  Apr 19 2014, 7:46 AM

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Through the magic of social media, some stories just have a life of their own. We’ve compiled a list of this week’s most shared stories through Facebook, Twitter and Google+.

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 |  Apr 09 2014, 9:35 AM

2016 Audi R8 Spy Photo

Can’t get enough low-slung German sexiness? AutoGuide.com’s spy photographers just snapped even more pictures of the next generation Audi R8 undergoing testing.

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 |  Mar 28 2014, 1:01 PM

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If you’ve never paid attention to the Pirelli World Challenge Series, 2014 will be a great year to start.

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 |  Mar 21 2014, 10:15 AM

2016 Audi R8 Spy Photos

What is this, spy-photo Friday? First our intrepid picture-makers nabbed the 2015 Subaru Outback driving in Europe, then they tagged the new Audi A6 cavorting in the snow. Now they’ve sent us images of the German company’s upcoming 2016 Audi R8 supercar. Excited? You should be.

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 |  Mar 18 2014, 12:03 PM

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Audi is readying the next-generation of its flagship sports car, a German machine that is becoming just a bit more Italian.

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 |  Mar 07 2014, 12:01 PM

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It’s known that the next generation Audi R8 will share its platform with the Lamborghini Huracan but very few details have been spilled about its powertrain. Today we have a bit more information about what Audi is planning for its mid-engined, all-wheel drive marvel. Continue Reading…

 |  Feb 12 2014, 12:31 PM

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The Audi Sport Quattro is likely headed to production if the automaker’s chief engineer Ulrich Hackenburg has his way.

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 |  Jan 22 2014, 6:01 PM

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The Audi R8 V10 has been named the official safety car at the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona.

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 |  Dec 12 2013, 11:45 AM

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The last time we talked about the Audi R8 E-Tron, the company said that there were no plans for production, but a new report suggests otherwise. 

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 |  Dec 12 2013, 10:31 AM

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Even with the crazy expensive Veneno Roadster globally unveiled last week, Lamborghini isn’t forgetting about its affordable models, and our spy photographers managed to grab some pics of one such car, the Gallardo replacement dubbed the Cabrera.

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 |  Nov 24 2013, 10:01 AM

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After rolling out continued improvements to its R8 sports car, Audi will aim to give its next-gen model a big performance boost thanks to a significant diet.

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 |  Nov 13 2013, 1:01 PM

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In case you haven’t heard the news, J Mays is retiring from Ford. As group vice president and chief creative officer of Blue Oval design he’s kind of a big deal. But that’s not the extent of his achievements. Mays’ automotive career spans more than three decades with tenure at companies far beyond the one headquartered Dearborn, Mich.

He’s played pivotal roles in countless iconic designs, whether as the man pushing pencils, the person sculpting clay or the leadership guiding an entire department. Styling is a team effort; it’s hard to pin any one job on a single person. Really it’s the product of a thousand minds and twice as many hands.

Whether he was a stylist in the trenches or a manager in the corner office here are the Top 10 Vehicle Designs J Mays has played a roll in.

 |  Oct 23 2013, 5:39 PM

Audi-R8-Contest-Main-ArtWant an R8? Get in line. After years on the market Audi’s aluminum-intensive supercar is still a highly desirable piece of automotive hardware. Helping generate buzz, the company is giving one lucky person an opportunity to drive an R8 for an entire day, or enjoy the Audi sportscar experience in Sonoma, California.

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 |  Sep 24 2013, 8:56 AM

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AutoGuide’s spy photographers caught Lamborghini’s successor to the Gallardo making early morning laps of the Nurburgring in Germany today wearing very little camouflage. 

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 |  Jul 24 2013, 10:02 AM

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Audi Canada has launched a new program called Audi Summer Health Check, offering its owners a complimentary 30-point vehicle inspection and roadside assistance for six months at no extra charge. And the automaker has enlisted the help of its 500-plus horsepower R8 to spread the word.

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 |  Jul 07 2013, 1:02 PM

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Each week, we recap the most popular videos from AutoGuide‘s YouTube channel just in case all seven days passed you by and you missed out. This week, AutoGuide put the beautiful Audi R8 V10 Plus to the test in dramatic fashion!

 

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 |  Jun 26 2013, 6:02 PM

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Since its debut in 2006, the R8 has been a massive success for Audi, an automaker that lacked any real rich sports car history.

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 |  Jun 15 2013, 3:01 PM

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The revised 2015 Audi R8 GT is set to be unveiled at the Le Mans 24 Hours this year, featuring a more prominent front splitter, larger side air intake ducts and a rather large rear spoiler.

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 |  May 30 2013, 6:03 PM

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Now that Audi has updated its 2014 model year R8 with some improvements, its top-of-the-line GT model is next on the list to get the subtle enhancements.

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 |  May 10 2013, 6:54 PM

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What takes 241 specialists and 5,196 components to build? The 2014 Audi R8 of course, one of the finest exotics money can buy.

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 |  Apr 09 2013, 11:11 AM

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Though we heard of its demise, Audi is still testing out the R8 E-Tron, raising suspicions that the electric sports car project has been revived. 

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 |  Mar 14 2013, 9:31 AM

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One of the best places to listen to a vehicle’s engine note through its power band is on a dyno; and that’s exactly what Audi did with its R8 V10 plus.

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 |  Jan 27 2013, 4:35 PM

After 24 hours of grueling racing at the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona, history has been made with Audi achieving its first victory at the American endurance classic, not to mention its first ever win in the series.

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