On this episode of Ignition, Carlos Lago drives the 2012 Audi R8 5.2 FSI because… well, why not? Audi’s 525 horsepower V-10-powered all-wheel drive coupe delivers the impressive performance numbers, stunning design and sheer driving pleasure that might make it the most complete super car on the road today.
[nggallery id=106] The Bavarian mid-engine sports car is named after the Le Mans prototype Audi R8. It is produced by Quattro GmbH in Neckarsulm since 2006. The first study of a Le Mans Quattro dates back to 2003. Racing one, motor sports service provider and event organizer from Rhineland, has helped an Audi R8 V10 […]
[nggallery id=99] Audi has revealed the UK price list for the new R8 facelift. The entry-level version costs £91,575, while the new range-topping R8 V10 Plus will be £127,575 with the double-clutch gearbox included. Te R8 range brings bucket seats and ceramic brakes as standard, along with additional carbon fiber panels, an optional matt paint, […]
[nggallery id=96] Audi today announced 2012 R8 models created exclusively for the U.S. market. Building on the award-winning R8 V8 and R8 V10 Coupes, the Exclusive Selection Editions will arrive in limited volume later this month. Only twenty 2012 Exclusive Selection Edition R8 V8 vehicles and thirty 2012 Exclusive Selection Edition R8 V10 vehicles will […]
[nggallery id=87] While most of the industry is busy with new debuts in Los Angeles, things aren’t slowing down one bit on the racing side of the business. In the past couple of days alone, Chevrolet has debuted a new Corvette Daytona Prototype, Dacia has launched a new ice-racing minivan, Mini has announced a new […]
Filed under: Sedan , Hatchback , Audi , Design/Style , Luxury 2011 Audi A7 Sportback – Click above for high-res image gallery There’s a new automotive segment being born as we speak. Previewed by the Porsche Panamera , Aston Martin Rapide and BMW 5-Series Gran Turismo , modern four-door sportback sedans combine the functionality of a hatchback with seating for four or five, all wrapped in a shapely, sleek package.
Filed under: Coupe , Performance , Audi , Luxury 2011 Audi RS5 – Click above for high-res image gallery The on-again/off-again rumors about whether or not Americans will get to sample the hotter-than-hot Audi RS5 Coupe end now – the automaker has officially stated that the coupe will hit the States sometime in 2012. Yes, that’s a bit later than what had originally been speculated , but we’re still stoked that Audi has decided to include us on the RS5 goodness
Filed under: Concept Cars , Motorsports , Coupe , Performance , Europe , Audi , Electric , Racing Audi e-Tron – Click above for high-res image Audi is letting the mighty e-tron out to play with the other kids, taking its EV concept to the Silvretta E-Auto Rally in Austria. The competition is designed to pit the latest and greatest of the electric vehicle world against each other over 10 special stages that cover a total of 104 miles. The company has picked Michael Dick, a member of its board for technical development, and Lukas Luhr, a factory race driver, to helm the machine throughout the event