Audi R8 Visits Fortress Of Ferrari, Gets Shunned

Remember, it doesn't matter that your Audi R8 5.2 V10 has an Italian thoroughbred underneath; don't drive it through the city of Maranello, Italy. It's just wrong and the residents won't like you very much.

Yet another jab by Audi's marketing folk. This time showing that the Audi R8 5.2 V10 super car brings shame and horror to the residents of Ferrari's home town. It's okay little ginger R8, come see us. We promise we'll welcome you with open arms. [via WCF]


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Rob Emslie

I drove my R8 to Italy

So the Italians could see it

They responded quite angrily

Something about a real expensive Fiat

I quickly retreated

Avoiding epithets that they did lob

And wondered aloud

Don't any of these bums have a job?