Audi R8 RWS Review: V10 Power, rear-wheel drive

You know the R8. It’s the quiet sibling of the Lamborghini Huracan, a car we’ve featured three times now. The R8 has only had one story on these pages, but it’s probably the car I prefer over the shouty Lambo. Better interior, better seats, easier to live with but the same troppo 5.2-litre V10. As the R8’s second-generation roared towards its mid-life update, Audi did something a bit un-Audi. The company, having spent years and millions – perhaps billions – of Euros telling us how great Quattro all-wheel drive is,…

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2019 Audi R8 Cars 

2019 Audi R8 Announced – Still A V10

After four years on sale, the second-generation Audi supercar is due for a facelift. The 2019 Audi R8 has more power, torque and a new face. 2019 Audi R8 Like the new face? I do. While I really, really like the R8, it is missing a little bit of drama in the looks. I have rationalised that away on occasions – some of us don’t want to shout about it. But I’m odd that way. The new face brings some supercar bravado to the table. A new bumper and grille…

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Audi R8 Spyder Cars 

Audi R8 Spyder

Audi R8 Spyder Review The Audi R8 Spyder, like any topless supercar, comes in for the usual criticism of “being a bit soft.” With a chassis and driveline shared with the Lamborghini Huracan, it’s fairly unlikely you could ever accuse the R8 of being a bit weak. But, being the kind of people we are The Redline, we thought it worth investigating. And instead of going over the top and getting the R8 V10 Plus, we got the heaviest, lowest-powered R8, steel-braked R8. History Audi’s motorsport heritage stretches back before…

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