From the man behind 'Iron Man' the song, I guess we shouldn't have been surprised to hear some Audi R8 news. CelebrityCarsBlog has caught photos of Ozzy and wife Sharon rolling in a white R8 V10 to grab some coffee at Starbucks.
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MotorTrend.com has filed a driving report on STaSIS' most radical supercharger setup for the Audi R8 V10. Dubbed 'Challenge Extreme' Edition, this matte grey coupe was well loved the staffer who wrote the piece. Here's a sample.
One more question came to mind as I rolled up the nearly pitch-black windows of the Challenge Extreme
With Audi Sport representing the only Audi or Audi-powered cars on the grid this year and also a Monday scrutineering slot, Sunday at scrutineering wasn't terribly momentous for Audi fans watching Le Mans week make its anticipated beginning. Rain showers plagued this first day of car inspection and driver licensing and, as usual, Audi safety cars made for interesting
We're not sure what to make of this R8 GT-based test mule spotted at the Nurburgring yesterday. Clearly the car is a factory mule and clearly it's been upgraded. Here's a quick rundown of the changes we spot.
•*Bigger racing-style front chin spoiler
•*Front and rear fender flaps indicating a likely wider track
•*Small Gurney flaps on rear to each side of spoiler
The Jonas brothers seem to have a thing for Audi and specifically the R8. Nick Jonas has tweeted about and been spotted in an R8 Spyder in the past and now it looks like his brother Joe has picked one up as well based on shots published by celebritycarsblog.com.
Check out more photos of Joe and his R8 after the jump.
With production ramped up, the super limited (just 333 examples) R8 GT is finally being spotted in colors other than Suzuka Grey as were the initial pre-production units. We know matte paint is an option on the car, but were still surprised to see the matte take on Ipanema Brown. Ipanema is one of the favorite colors of Audi board members and of Ingolstadt's design chief Stefan Sielaff. We've seen it before plenty of times but never
Spy photographers captured this interesting looking R8 tester exiting Audi's Neckarsulm facility this morning. What otherwise might appear as a run-of-the-mill Sepang Blue R8 Spyder is likely an early production mule of the upcoming R8 GT Spyder.
The most obvious change is the GT's large carbon fiber wing spoiler affixed to the rear deck. A closer look also reveals the red
We've seen Garnet Red Pearl Effect on Audis before, often Q5s. Still, this is the first R8 V10 we've seen in the hue and we like what we see. This particular car was just delivered at Audi North Scottsdale and these iPhone pics were sent to us by Audi brand specialist and former Fourtitude Project A3 owner Brian McCauley. Thanks Brian for the shots.
Remember that paper Audi A7 on display at the IAC Building presentation of the real car the night prior to the New York Auto Show. The work was done by artist Taras Lesko using 285 pieces of paper, 750 parts and 245 hours. Audi USA produced a time lapse video of Lasko's work and you can find it below.
We doubt we have to define it, but a Matryoshka doll is that toy of Russian heritage where one doll opens up to reveal another inside... and another... and another. It's a simple idea, and also clever when applied to this new print ad for the R8 by one of Audi's ad agencies DDB Barcelona.
The tag line for the ad is "Audi R8: A sporty car full of history", which is well exemplified with this computer-rendered