We're Getting Worked Up About The Wrong R8

This Is Probably The New Audi R8

Is this the new Audi R8? Yes, this is probably the new Audi R8. According to Instagram user Dreboog, he was able to get ahold of the leaked photograph of the front (as well as unreleased photos of the sides and the rear). Of course, he is not naming his source. » 2/07/15 5:04pm 2/07/15 5:04pm

Auto Show photos are boring so I shot the Houston Auto Show in the dark

Everyone's auto show photos look the same. Crowds, ropes, reflections, and a variety of unfavorable lighting conditions all make sure that there's no hiding the fact that these are cars in a convention center. Going to an auto show is a blast for the car-obsessed, but looking at pictures in an auto show is usually… » 1/23/15 12:49am 1/23/15 12:49am

​The 570-HP R8 Competition Is The Fastest Audi Ever

Audi has run everything from Daytona to the Nürburgring in the R8 LMS. Now, as the sun sets on Audi's only supercar, it's finally offering the closest thing you can get to a road-legal racecar with the 570 horsepower, 199 MPH R8 Competition. » 10/28/14 2:02pm 10/28/14 2:02pm

The Audi R8 V10 Driving Experience: The Not Jalopnik Review


If you're like me and can't afford a supercar, but you would like to drive one like a madman anyway, this might be the right option for you. This is my review of the Audi R8 V10 Driving Experience. » 5/29/13 5:17pm 5/29/13 5:17pm

A Weekend of Dual Driving: Matt Bell, Grand-Am Rolex 24 at Daytona

I had the opportunity in late January to shadow Matt Bell during the Grand-Am Rolex 24 at Daytona. Bell, who has been racing Continental Challenge since 2008, is dual-driving this season, splitting his weekends between the #9 Stevenson Motorsports Camaro GS.R and the #51 APR Motorsports Audi R8 LMS/Grand-Am. » 2/26/13 4:58pm 2/26/13 4:58pm

What The Audi R8 And The New Ludicrously Thin iMac Have In Common

Apple announced a bunch of new products today, including a redesigned iMac that brings us a step closer to humanity's dream of a desktop computer thin enough to chop onions. The new iMac is aluminum, and traditional welding methods won't really work to join panels for such a thin (5mm thick) enclosure. To get around… » 10/23/12 5:30pm 10/23/12 5:30pm

Your Ridiculously Classy Audi R8 Wallpaper Is Here

If you ask me, the Audi R8 is one of the classier supercars out there. It may be expensive, fast and gorgeous, but it seems far less ostentatious than a Ferrari or a Lamborghini. Owning one says to the world, "I like the finer things, but I'm generally not a massive asshole to everyone I meet." » 8/18/12 5:00pm 8/18/12 5:00pm

How A Dodge Minivan Beat An Audi R8

You thought you were hot stuff when you bought that R8 Spyder. Wait till you get beaten around a skid pad by a Dodge minivan driven by a Jalopnik reader. » 7/30/12 1:00pm 7/30/12 1:00pm

2013 Audi R8: This Is It And It Is Beautiful

Audi just revealed the new look for their sexy flagship 2014 Audi R8 supercar. While only a refresh, the company has managed to render into metal the best of Ingolstadt's new design language. God, it's beautiful. Just look at it. » 7/24/12 7:20pm 7/24/12 7:20pm

The Supercar’s New Clothes

We love our supercars to death. We obsess over their top speeds and great power. But what is it like to actually use one? Over 500 miles of European motorway, we discover an inconvenient truth. » 7/04/12 1:00pm 7/04/12 1:00pm

Audi R8 V10 Spyder: Pure Car Porn

With the cab-forward proportions of a 250 LM and the detailing of some Pluto-bound spacecruiser, it's no wonder the R8 Spyder still one of the most desirable cars in the world, even though its design is nearly four years old. » 6/25/12 5:15pm 6/25/12 5:15pm

The Hit-And-Run Audi R8 Video That Became A Viral Sensation In Two Days

Moscow is known for its supercars, its street racing, and its street drifting. All that went wrong, however, when an Audi R8, drifting for the camera, smashed another car in what has now become — in just two days — one of the highest-watched car videos on YouTube. » 5/07/12 1:30pm 5/07/12 1:30pm

Here's Proof Everything About An Audi R8 LMS Ultra Testing In The Rain…

After repeatedly watching this awesome video footage captured on a wet day at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza in Italy, we are having a nearly impossible time trying to determine exactly what is the best part of the Audi R8 LMS Ultra. » 4/14/12 2:00pm 4/14/12 2:00pm

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

Neglected Audi R8 Is No Match For A Russian Winter

Judging from the extreme nature of Russian winters and countless pictures we've seen of cars absolutely buried it seems fairly common to get your car frozen beneath piles of snow in the country. What strikes us as fairly uncommon about these pictures, taken in the city of Nizhny Novgorod, is the fact this victim of… » 3/11/12 4:00pm 3/11/12 4:00pm

2014 Audi R8 Gets Funky New Headlights

Audi released a video tribute today to their five-year-old R8 and capped the clip with a single teaser shot of the car's upcoming facelift. You can't see much, but it looks like the updated R8 gets tweaked headlight clusters similar to the new Audis as part of a revised front clip. » 3/09/12 3:00pm 3/09/12 3:00pm

Facebook Answers Audi Engineer's Cry For Help During Dubai 24 Hours Race

Eight-and-a-half hours into the Dubai 24 Hours endurance race, United Autosports mechanics had a question about their Audi R8 GT3 LMS racecar. Lucky for them, a very well-connected Audi engineer was reading. » 1/14/12 1:00am 1/14/12 1:00am