Via the celebrity car blog (and Jalopnik's Matt Hardigree) we've just stumbled across this Sepang Blue R8 V10 with color matched wheels. The car purportedly belongs to Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips. See more about it after the jump.
The long slow tease seems shortly at an end. Gamers and driving sim aficionados eagerly await the release of the latest and greatest evolution of the Gran Turismo franchise and its programmers at Polyphony have today announced a Collector's Edition at $99.99 SRP. Among the benefits of the Collector's edition is a voucher for five exclusive downloadable cars with custom liveries.
Check out this video we found posted in our R8 forums. The spot, done by Web Rides TV and the Famous Group, begins with the 'making of' a video where their crew (with C5 RS 6 camera car) head out to El Toro Marine Base to shoot the R8 in full on battle mode including plenty of drifting.
Perhaps it's not a surprise that the highest install rates for special Audi Exclusive tailoring are on the Audi's R8. One of the latest we've spotted is this Velvet Purple example photographed by the folks over on the IAmAudi website. Even cooler, the car isn't just painted a special color - the owner opting for a cool-looking black and magnolia interior as well.
We've just stumbled across several video clips on YouTube documenting two UK magazines (EVO and AutoCar) test driving the Audi R8 LMS racecar, specifically one of the United AutoSports cars. Watch below.