Jon Olsson's New Ski Lift Is A Black-On-Black-On-Black Audi R8

Swedish freestyle skier Jon Olsson has got himself another four-wheel-drive supercar, but this time it's not a Lamborghini. Or, well, not really Lamborghini. It's a carbon fiber-widebody Audi R8 tuned by PPI with a look as black as Tara Reid's lungs. And you thought your Subaru was the ultimate all-weather machine. » 4/02/12 4:30pm 4/02/12 4:30pm

Audi R8 Pressed Into Service As World's Most Expensive Snow Plow

The always-ready-for-frivolous-auto-indulgence Ezra Dyer needed to hit snow-bound streets before Christmas for a Bed, Bath and Beyond run. The result? A snow shoes-equipped all-wheel-drive 525HP, $163,000 Audi R8 V10 became the world's most expensive neighborhood combination snow-plow and snowmobile. » 12/28/09 12:00pm 12/28/09 12:00pm