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Audi R8

No other production car with the four rings is as powerful, fast or distinctive. The high-performance R8 sports car is designed for maximum dynamics in all technical areas. In the sports car world, the Audi R8 is right among the leaders in terms of its driving performance.

Combined fuel consumption in l/100km: 13.3 – 12.9 (17.7 – 18.2 US mpg); combined CO2 emissions in g/km*: 301 -293 (484.4 – 471.5 g/mi)
(Information on fuel consumption and CO2 emissions as well as efficiency classes in ranges depending on the tires and alloy wheel rims used.)

Press Releases

  • 02/28/19
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    Homage to ten years of the V10 engine: the Audi R8 V10 Decennium

    Audi is celebrating the success story of the V10 engine with the Audi R8 V10 Decennium (combined fuel consumption l/100 km: 13,1 [18.0 US mpg]; combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 297 [478 g/mi]*). A 456 kW (620 hp) V10 engine, bronze-colored highlights inside and out, and strictly limited: The edition model with 222 units coincides with the sales launch of the new Audi R8. The name Decennium comes from Latin and means “decade.” It stands for ten years of fascination on the road and success in motorsport.
  • 10/24/18
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    Fastest model is now even hotter: Extensive update for Audi R8

    “Born on the track, built for the road.” The volume-production model now follows after the world premiere of the R8 LMS GT3 at the 2018 Paris Motor Show. Apart from the sportier design, the Audi R8 Coupé and Spyder (combined fuel consumption in l/100km: 13.3 – 12.9 (17.7 – 18.2 US mpg); combined CO2 emissions in g/km*: 301 -293 (484.4 – 471.5 g/mi)*) have more powerful engines. The models will go on sale in Europe in early 2019.
  • 09/02/15
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    Audi Q7 wins for best premium interior design

    The new Audi Q7 has been named “Best of the Best” in the German Design Council’s Automotive Brand Contest 2015. The new Audi R8 is being honored in three categories. In addition, the Audi prologue concept cars are receiving “Special Mention” for exceptional innovation. In all, Audi is receiving 16 awards at the fifth edition of the competition.

Basic Information

  • 01/03/19
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    The new Audi R8: Updated dynamics for the high-performance sports car

    No other Audi is closer to motor racing: The R8 (Combined fuel consumption in l/100km: 13.3 – 12.9 (17.7 – 18.2 US mpg); combined CO2 emissions in g/km*: 301 -293 (484.4 – 471.5 g/mi) is the dynamic spearhead and the fastest volume-production model of the Audi Sport brand. The revised version of the high-performance sports car as a Coupé and Spyder is even sharper and more powerful. Its naturally aspirated V10 engines now have an output of 419 kW (570 metric horsepower) (combined fuel consumption in l/100 km*: 13.3 – 12.9; combined CO2 emissions in g/km*: 302 – 293) and 456 kW (620 metric horsepower) (combined fuel consumption in l/100 km*: 13.3 – 13.1; combined CO2 emissions in g/km*: 302 – 297), respectively; this is complemented by modifications to the suspension and an even more striking exterior design. Sales in Europe will begin in early 2019.
  • 10/04/16
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    Power all along the line: the Audi R8 Spyder V10

    540-hp mid-mounted engine, quattro drive with variable torque distribution, lightweight body of carbon fiber and aluminum, new performance mode – the Audi R8 Spyder* offers the finest in high-tech, and its cloth top provides for first-class open-top driving enjoyment. “We are bringing all of our motorsport know-how to series production with the new R8 Spyder V10,” says Stephan Winkelmann, CEO of quattro GmbH. “The second generation thus tops the powerful performance of its predecessor.” *The fuel consumption and emissions values of all models available on the German market and named in this text are listed in the last chapter of this document.
  • 07/08/15
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    The fastest production Audi ever: the new Audi R8

    The previous model was already the sporty vanguard of the brand – and this applies to the second generation Audi R8* even more. The newly conceptualized high-performance sports car has been made even tauter and stronger, both on and off the race track. Embodied in its DNA is know-how acquired in the numerous car racing successes that Audi has achieved over the years – primarily in endurance racing events. The sport prototypes have won the 24 hours of Le Mans 13 times since 2000, and the R8 LMS contributed seven more overall victories in 24 hour races since 2009. *The fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of all models named above and available on the German market can be found in the list in the last chapter of this basic information.
  • 06/12/15
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    Innovative technologies in the new Audi R8 model family

    At Audi, race cars and production cars have a lot in common in many technology areas – including their controls and displays. The best example is the similarity between the sport prototype Audi R18 e-tron quattro and the new production sports car, the Audi R8*. Their steering wheels and digital displays share a lot of common features. The high-performance sports car, which will go on sale in late summer, is part of a sporty model family together with the GT race car, the Audi R8 LMS, and the battery-electric powered Audi R8 e-tron. In its latest evolutionary stage, the Audi R8 offers more power, speed and endurance.

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