Audi R8 V10: Full Details, More Images

Let all the hearsay and rumor cease, the puppet masters at VW have released the complete details on the Audi R8 V10 just in time for Christmas the Detroit Auto Show. The R8 V10 is a 5.2-liter affair generating officially, 517 HP at a heady 8,000 RPM and 390 lb-ft of torque at 6,500 RPM. All that grunt serves to deliver … » 12/09/08 12:00pm 12/09/08 12:00pm

Behind Audi's Biodiesel Victory At The 24 Hours Of Le Mans

One of the more interesting but overlooked facts from the 2008 24 Hours of Le Mans was that the Audi R10 TDI cars not only ran, but won, on a mixture of Shell V-Power Gas-To-Liquid (GTL) racing diesel and a newly designed Biomass-to-Diesel (BTL) fuel. We've been fascinated with prospects of biomass diesel since taking… » 6/26/08 12:30pm 6/26/08 12:30pm

2009 Audi R8 V10 Production-Ready On The 'Ring

Another day, another Audi R8 tearing up the Nürburgring, right? Well, look closer, because this is actually a new version of Ingolstadt's supercar. The 'ring-obsessed guys over at Bridge To Gantry say this is the much-anticipated V10-powered model, and though we can't see what's in the engine bay or hear the exhaust… » 6/18/08 9:40am 6/18/08 9:40am

Auto Union Type C

The LeMans-dominating Audi R10 is an incomparable engineering spectacle. Honed from the finest materials and tested by banks of supercomputers before the first part was even crafted, the LeMans Prototype car is only now being challenged three years after its birth by an improved Porsche RS Spyder. The irony here is… » 4/22/08 12:00pm 4/22/08 12:00pm