Video: Driving an Audi R8 in a Blizzard

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During last weeks blizzard that struck the U.S. Northeast, folks were advised to stay at home and driver’s were asked to only go out if absolutely necessary. But New York Times contributor Eza Dyer didn’t want to waste a minute trapped in doors. After all, he had an exotic R8 sports car on loan from… Continue Reading...

New V10-Powered Audi R8 Priced From $146,000

New V10-Powered Audi R8 Priced From $146,000
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Audi has just released pricing for the new V10-powered R8 in the U.S. The 525hp exotic will start at $146,000 with a six-speed manual transmission and $155,100 for Audi’s R-tronic auto-box with paddle shifters. The 4.2-liter V8 model will continue to be offered at a starting price of $114,200. Standard equipment on the new R8… Continue Reading...

Report: Audi R8 Convertible Spied During Iron Man II Shoot

Report: Audi R8 Convertible Spied During Iron Man II Shoot
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While Audi has made no secret that it will be releasing a convertible version of its V10-powered R8 at the Frankfurt Auto Show, the German luxury car maker has kept the car under wraps. Even the test mules spotted lapping the Nürburgring were well-masked. Now, thanks to the intrepid reporters at U.K.’s AutoExpress we may… Continue Reading...

Audi’s New R8 Gets Run Out of Maranello: Video

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This is the latest installment in Audi’s brilliant marketing campaign that mocks other car makers and positions the brand as an alternative to traditional luxury vehicles. For the new 525hp 5.2-liter V-10-powered R8, the setting is Maranello, Italy – the home of Ferrari. When positioning itself as a luxury brand, Audi takes on the Germans… Continue Reading...

F430 Scuderia Spider & Audi R8 5.2: Some of the Nicest Metal from the 2009 Canadian International Auto Show

F430 Scuderia Spider & Audi R8 5.2: Some of the Nicest Metal from the 2009 Canadian International Auto Show
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Whenever you go to an auto show, a fun game to play is figuring out which vehicle, of the hundreds on display, that you would take home if you could. While visiting the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto, we narrowed down our choices to two stunning vehicles. Ferrari F430 Scuderia Spider 16M You have… Continue Reading...