We recently heard that the Audi R8 supercar doesn't have a bright future, with no new generation on the horizon. But it seems like we're still going to have plenty of time with the current generation, and Audi isn't going to just let it sit. As the spy photos above show, the company is working on an updated version of the current model.
Audi R8 News
Another Volkswagen Group icon looks headed for the River Styx. A few days after Autocar reported that the VW Beetle won't live past the current generation, Car and Driver reports "there are no current plans for a direct replacement" of the Audi R8. That information came after chatting to Audi R&D boss Peter Mertens at the Geneva Motor Show. Responding to a suggestion that the carmaker didn't have a next generation planned for the striking supercar, Mertens replied, "I would say so."
Pricing for the performance parts will be announced soon.
Fall is a great time for convertibles.
This is now quite close to the Lamborghini Huracan LP580-2.
You can also drive the RS3 and TT RS.
It will compete against entries from Porsche and Mercedes.
It's an appearance package, but a good one.
It works on any painted surface and will be offered first on R8 side blades.
The recall also expands to cover Ferrari's entire lineup.
Audi's Japanese branch produced this one-off version of the 2017 Audi R8 called the Star of Lucis.