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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Audi Q8 55 TFSI Cars 

Audi Q8 Australia Price and Spec

The Audi Q8 has arrived in Australia and we’ve got the price and specification right here. Available for delivery in January 2019, the first Q8s to arrive in Australia are the petrol 55 TFSI and diesel 50 TDI. The 55 kicks things off, priced from $128,900. Based on the Q7 and A8 platform, the Q8 is a big five-seat luxury-sporty SUV. That’s a bit of a mouthful, but it will make sense, especially if you read our full review. How much is an Audi Q8 and what do I get?…

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2019 Audi Q8 Cars 

2018 Audi Q8 First Drive: Video

The Audi Q8 is Ingolstadt’s X6/GLE Coupe rival is a big five-seat luxury SUV that only the Germans seem to get right. In a year where we’ll soon see the humungous BMW X7, the Q8 takes a different route. It’s shorter than the car it’s based on – the Q7 – but wider and centred on moving four or five people in style. Audi Q8 Interior What’s also neat is the interior. Like the new black glass dominated A7, the Q8 is even more impressive. Build quality is tighter than…

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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 PB18 e-tron Cars 

Audi PB18 – Light Electric Supercar

The Audi PB18 was unveiled yesterday at the annual poshfest at Pebble Beach.  Ingolstadts’s commitment to electric cars continues with a very pretty – and working – electric supercar concept. Despite almost nobody buying the R8 e-tron, Audi persists. And thank goodness for that. Much like the Infiniti Prototype 10, the PB18 is a monoposto single-seater, but that’s pretty much where the similarities end. For a start the PB18 has a roof. Looking at it, you can clearly see the design elements pinched from the limited edition Aicon as well as the…

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2018 Audi RS 5 Sportback Cars Fast Cars 

NY 2018: Audi RS5 Sportback – Your New Fast Family Funster

Ingolstadt’s New York Motor Show is off with a bang in the form of the new Audi RS5 Sportback. Can’t live with a coupe? Can’t afford the hilarious, twin-turbo V8 RS7 and don’t want an RS4? Or you want to go faster than than the S4 or S5? Or S7? I mean, it’s complicated, right? As always, Audi has the answer, predictably by adding further complication. Audi’s hitherto two door RS5 now has a distinctly family feel, with another two doors and a hatchback. Rather like…er…the S5 Sportback. And A5 Sportback.…

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Not an Audi SQ2 Cars Fast Cars 

Audi SQ2 In The Q Queue

Ingolstadt’s MQB-based compact SUV has had the Audi Sport treatment – the result is the Audi SQ2 (not pictured. Sorry)   2018 means lots of Q-ing (I am not sorry for that pun, not one little bit) It’s a busy year for Audi’s Q-line of SUVs, with three ready to pop this year – the Q8, the long-overdue new Q3 and the SQ2. I know this will upset a lot of people – hello, lovely to have you along – but the Audi Q2 is quite a nice little car.…

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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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