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    1. Mysterious R8 Spied at Nurburgring Might be R8 GT-RS Says AutoExpress, We Say It's Not.



      Check out this Audi R8 spotted running at the Nurburgring that's got everyone in a tizzy. The car is a bit of a mystery with a rear bumper from the R8 GT, larger side intakes, carbon fiber splitters, R8 LMS rear decklid window and, oddly, exhaust exiting directly through the back where the license plate usually sits.

      The shots, published in AutoExpress, are suggested ...
    2. Prepping to Order Your Audi R8 GT? Download PDF Catalog and Order Guide Here.



      Surfing the Audi.de corporate website we've come across one very cool download. It seems Audi AG has recently added the consumer catalog for the awesome new R8 GT. Unfortunately the catalog is only in German but there's great detail in there including matte carbonfiber blades and accents as standard and four standard colors of Suzuka Grey, Somoa Orange, Ice Silver and Phantom Black. Learn more after the link and ...
    3. 2010 24 Hours of Le Mans: Friday Photo Gallery Added (Matte Suzuka Grey R10 GT and Wasabi Green A1)



      We've just added photos from around the track on Friday. This includes many shots of the Matte Suzuka Grey R8 GT on display at the Audi Racing Arena and also an A1 on display at the AreA1 in the village with Wasabi Green interior option.

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    4. Gallery Update: 24 Hours of Nurburgring Gallery Grows Including R8 GT Shots



      Frequent Fourtitude contributor John Stahmann surprised us with a wide selection of photos from the 24 Hours of Nurburgring including some great detail shots of the new R8 GT. Seems John was in the general neighborhood of the Nurburgring and stopped by to watch the race, shooting hundreds of photos at the event that he's been kind enough to share ...
    5. Audi R8 with Gulf Color Scheme Turns up at Audi AG Headquarters (A50)



      We've written about the place before if not the car. Just below building A50 on the Audi Forum Ingolstadt is where certain Audi AG board members like to park. Short of seeing them actually exiting the car we're never exactly sure which car belongs to whom but there are some obvious elements of taste that we can identify. Audi AG boss Rupert Stadler likes metallic whites while development board member and long proven gearhead ...
    6. Audi R8 GT Spyder Render by Jon Sibal



      Photoshop ace and Audi enthusiast Jon Sibal was inspired last week by the R8 Spyder starring in the new Iron Man 2 movie and also by the just-released R8 GT when he put together these renders of an R8 GT Spyder. Of course with the coupe just announced there's no real indicator yet that Audi might consider building such a beast but if Jon's renders are any indicator we hope that they do.

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    7. Audi R8 GT Multimedia Fix for the Most Afflicted Addicts



      We've just stumbled upon two new sources for photos and more of the new king-of-the-hill Audi R8 GT. It turns out that Ingolstadt has taken the R8 GT section of its own Audi.de German market website live while at the same time we've gotten access to a huge collection of photos from the 2010 Grand Prix de Monaco Historique where Audi unveiled the car, lapping the fabled F1 street course with the ...
    8. 200 Photos Added of 2010 Grand Prix de Monaco Historique Incl. Audi R8 GT & Silver Arrows



      You may remember last week's unveiling of the Audi R8 GT took place at the rather unique venue of the 2010 Grand Prix de Monaco Historique - a vintage event where the the return of two Auto Union Silver Arrows (a Type C and Type D with Hans Stuck and Jacky Ickx at the wheel respectively) likely was just as significant to attendees as the GT's global launch. ...
    9. Audi R8 GT in Ipanema Brown



      Last week Audi revealed the R8 GT at the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique and while most all of the photos and PR materials to have surfaced from the event showed the car in the almost-white Suzuka Grey color, photos we've found on Flickr also show one in Audi Design Chief Stefan Sielaff's favorite color of Ipanema Brown.

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    10. 2010 Grand Prix de Monaco Historique Gallery Added Including Audi R8 GT and Auto Union Silver Arrows



      With a mad scramble this week to rapidly deploy our new vBulletin forum software I neglected to upload these shots earlier in the week. As most know, the new Audi R8 GT revealed last week was shown at the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique over the weekend. Tom Kristensen was on hand, presumably to drive the GT, while iconic drivers Hans Stuck and Jacky Ickx ...