audi r8

  • Jaguar wins at Goodwood

    In a strange twist of irony, Jaguar has won a hill climb, but not the one they support locally. The Goodwood festival of Speed. It was an eye candy filled weekend with cars ranging from 90 year old Bugatti’s to Formula one cars of various backgrounds, all rich in...
  • Kelvin Van De Linde reigns supreme at Nurburgring 24

    Coming in first place after a flawless performance, the South African made history to become the first ever African to win at the famed and treacherous Nurburgring 24 Hour. It was, of course ,a team effort with his co-drivers Christpher Mies, Markus Winkelhock and Connor De Phillippi and him...
  • Audi’s R8 V10 Spyder launches in South Africa

    Ahh, the R8 V10. The everyday supercar, and one of the easiest supercars to drive fast.  It also happens to produce (once the exhaust flaps are opened) a spine tingling sound from its normally aspirated V10 engine.  Best we enjoy that wailing V10 before the emissions police shuts the...
  • Audi’s new paint will be the death of stickers

    The future of the car is relentlessly marching towards autonomous drive so when we get wind about innovations that don’t mention radar, sonar or a lead car, levels of intrigue around the office rise. Audi’s prototype design allows symbols to be embedded in the paint so that unlike the...
  • Audi is plotting small 2.9-litre V6 engine for R8

    The Audi R8 could get a new ‘entry-level’ engine in the shape of a 2.9-litre twin-turbocharged V8 – the same engine to be used in the upcoming RS4 and RS5. Those following the launch of the new Porsche Panamera will recognize the similarities. The engine, which in the Panamera...
  • Launch Drive: New Audi R8 V10 Plus at Kyalami

    The original everyday super car is refreshed and ready for action once more while building on the notion that fast cars needn’t be mercilessly bone crushing and sparsely equipped. The latest 2016 Audi R8 forms the tip of a new sub-brand, Audi Sport, which we’ll be hearing a lot...
  • Limited edition Audi R8 Selection 24h salutes racing heroes.

    Meet the limited edition Audi R8 Selection 24; an exclusive model paying homage to Audi’s prowess in motor racing. In 2015 the Audi R8 LMS won the 24 Hours Nürburgring on its debut, adding to Audi’s tally of 323 wins in national and international race assignments since 2009. The...
  • Nearly 300kW from explosive Audi TT RS

    Having recently driven Porsche’s Boxster 718, we know the competition is in for a tough time but new details on Audi’s latest TT RS have emerged and they seem to carry the necessary firepower for a competitive battle. Always considered a bargain R8, the 2017 Audi TT RS once...
  • Is this the best Super Bowl ad of 2016?

    Is it that time already when the Super Bowl ads are upon us and manufacturers try outdo one another in a youtube slug fest? Now we can’t keep track of all of them but Audi’s R8 commercial seems to be winning this very important contest… Judge for yourself....