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    Motorsports: Audi R8 lines up as safety car for Rolex 24 at Daytona
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    This weekend a new era begins in American sports car racing with the Rolex 24 at Daytona to kick off the new United SportsCar Championship, the freshly inked union between the Grand Am and American Le Mans Series. There'll be a wide variety of machinery lining up on the grid at the Florida ...

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    Report: Next Audi R8 to be up to 130 pounds lighter
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    "Simplify and add lightness," as Lotus founder Colin Chapman said. In a world where even supercars are subject to environmental, efficiency and emissions standards, lighter vehicles are being looked on as a sort of panacea - make it lighter, and it's automatically faster, more agile, easier to ...

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    Report: Next Audi R8 to eschew engine downsizing, go on diet instead
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    Looking across the Audi landscape, many models that used to get the company's high-revving, naturally aspirated 4.2-liter V8 are now powered by smaller, yet similarly powerful, forced-induction engines. From what Auto Express is reporting, though, the next-generation Audi R8 will not meet this ...

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    Official: Audi R8 V10 gets tuned up by ABT
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    Bavarian tuners ABT have done another job on the Audi R8 V10, pumping up the 5.2-liter FSI V10 from 525 horsepower to 600 hp, and torque from 391 pound-feet to 406 lb-ft. With 50 more horsepower than the R8 V10 Plus - but not the extreme weight-loss scheme - ABT claims a 0-62 mile per hour run of ...

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    Official: Audi reveals refreshed 2013 R8 lineup [w/video]
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    It's hard to believe that Audi launched the R8 a full seven years ago. Since that time, the automaker has kept the two-seat sports car fresh with several changes including the addition of the roofless Spyder, an optional V10 and the sportier GT model, but now Audi has determined that it's finally ...

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    British limo company eager to show its chops with stretched Audi R8 [w/video]
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    Some vehicles are made to be stretched. Others, less so. A Lincoln Town Car, for example, is a good platform for a limo. A Mercedes-Benz S-Class, sure. A Rolls-Royce Phantom. We could even see the attraction behind a Cadillac Escalade limo, if we had to. But not an exotic supercar. The folks ...

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    Is this the face of the next Audi R8?
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    It may be hard to believe, but the Audi R8 has already been on the market for five years. And while it was cutting edge then and is still eminently fresh and desirable by any account, sooner or later it's going to need a bit of a touch-up up to keep ahead of the competition. And this could be our ...

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    Heffner Twin-Turbo Audi R8 V10 pipes up
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    It's hard to argue with the potency of the Audi R8 5.2 FSI. With it's 525-horsepower V10 mounted amidships, the Gallardo-based engine is more than enough motivation for mere mortals. However, some folks out there felt slighted by the fact that Audi detuned the Lamborghini-sourced mill for ...

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    Geneva 2011: Polished MTM R8 Biturbo is a blinding twin-turbo spacecraft
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    Polished MTM R8 Biturbo - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The hand-polished MTM Audi R8 V10 BiTurbo has come out from its shell with its little brother, the MTM Audi TTRS, in Geneva today. We said previously this thing would be visible from space, and it looks like we were right. The ...

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    Report: 2011 Audi R8 GT priced from $198,000
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    Paris 2010: Audi R8 GT – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Only 333 will be produced, so if you want a 2011 Audi R8 GT you'd better act fast. In fact, only a third of that number are slated to hit US soil. Audi has announced pricing for the R8 GT, and the limited-production sports ...

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    Video: Audi R8 V10 reminds us what else an airstrip is good for
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    Audi R8 5.2 FSI tears up an airforce base – Click above to watch video after the jump
    We all like a good car video. Whether it's a high-dollar commercial worked up just for the Super Bowl or one of Will Roegge's pieces of cinematic glory, it's hard to find someone who doesn't mind watching ...

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    Video: Autocar pits Audi R8 V10 versus... Honda Civic Type R Mugen?
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    Audi R8 V10 vs. Honda Civic Type R Mugen – Click above to watch the video
    There are certain debates that will rage on until the end of time: Coke or Pepsi, Zeppelin or the Stones, real or fake. But few take the cake in our little corner of the writing world quite like the infamous "fast ...

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    Video: Fifth Gear pits Audi R8 Spyder vs. Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet
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    Fifth Gear compares the Audi R8 V10 against the Porsche 911 Turbo - Follow the jump to watch the video
    The problem with physics is that it is largely immutable. Less mass plus more low-end torque and comparable power generally equates to better performance. Take, for example, the Porsche 911 ...

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    Revealed! Audi R8 GT goes on a diet and gets more power
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    Audi R8 GT – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Audi dropped a very pleasant surprise on us this afternoon with the long-awaited announcement of the R8 GT. The Audi R8 V10 was already one of our favorite sports cars in the world (sans the R-Tronic transmission) so how could you make ...

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    Quick Spin: 2010 Audi TT RS performs, assuming Audi AG decides to deliver
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    2010 Audi TT RS - Click above for high-res image gallery
    There is only one Audi TT RS in the entire United States right now. And here we are, hurling the black coupe down the front straight at Willow Springs Raceway at 132 mph. We've been invited out to the sunny California desert on a pristine ...

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    New York 2010: Volkswagen Polo wins 2010 World Car of the Year award
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    2010 World Car of the Year winner Volkswagen Polo
    Awards season is finally winding down with the 2010 World Car of the Year and World Performance Car of the Year being handed out this morning at the 2010 New York Auto Show. After whittling the fields down to three finalists in each category, the ...

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    Final three World Car of the Year finalists announced
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    The votes from 59 international journalists have been counted and the finalists for World Car of the Year have been named. The Detroit News is reporting that the Toyota Prius, Volkswagen Polo and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class have made the final cut, and the three vehicles will go toe-to-toe on April ...

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    Geneva 2010: Abt R8 GTR is full of V10, carbon fiber goodness
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    Abt R8 GTR - Click above for high-res image gallery
    We got our first peek at Abt's R8 GTR late last year, but like with many cars, it was a whole different experience to see it in person. To say carbon fiber has been used liberally is an understatement, as the entire car is clothed in the ...

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    Geneva 2010: Hispano Suiza debuts the... Hispano Suiza
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    Hispano-Suiza - click above for high-res image gallery
    Before World War II there were several high-end European luxury marquees that sadly didn't survive long past the Great Depression. One of these makes was Hispano-Suiza, and the car world was worse off as a result. Check out the V12-engined ...

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    Geneva Preview: Hispano Suiza is back and packing Audi R8's V10
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    Hispano Suiza – Click above for image gallery
    If you've never heard of Hispano Suiza, you're not alone. The Spanish automaker hasn't been producing its own vehicles since World War II and later returned to its aerospace roots in the 1950s, merged with another firm in 2005 and had a few ...

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