Audi first hinted at an electric version of its R8 sports car back in 2009, but it never made good on its promises. Well now the technology is here to make a reasonable case for production, or something, and I guess actions will have to speak louder than words. Because it’s electric. Get it?
The Audi R8 is the supercar you can drive every day and it’s finally getting a serious update. What do you need to know before you buy an Audi R8? Don’t worry, we’ll tell you everything right here in our Buyer’s Guide.
Audi revealed the R8 e-tron at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, and it’s even tech-ier than everyone thought. In addition to challenging Tesla as the reigning champ of battery power, this Audi introduces driverless capabilities to the coupe.
It’s not like you’re going to show up to your next VC begging session in your beater Civic. Audi thinks it can help with its new On Demand service that will deliver nearly any model in its line up to your front door, as long as you live in San Francisco.
The past few days have seen a lot of thought and scrutiny about Audi's new supercar, the R8. And while I happily boarded that juggernaut myself, I had a moment of intense clarity: the R8 I'm really interested in hasn't been built in nearly 40 years. It's the Renault R8.
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.
I'm going to go ahead and postulate that this won't buff right out.
Another weekend, another supercar fire.
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…
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…