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Current (outgoing) generation will be powered by a V10 and a V10 only

The current (outgoing) generation will be powered by a V10 and a V10 only.

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Renamed R8 V10 Performance model boasts 611 hp

Renamed R8 V10 Performance model boasts 611 hp.

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Moderate customer-focused enhancements to the 585-hp race car

Audi Sport makes moderate enhancements to the 585-hp race car.

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Never-ending R8 rumors take a 1,000-hp turn

Never-ending R8 rumors take a 1,000-hp turn.

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Like the coupe, but with a soft roof

Like the coupe, but with a soft roof.

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Latest in endless rumor cycle predicts arrival with 2019 model refresh

Latest in endless rumor cycle predicts arrival with 2019 model refresh.

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Only 320 coupes are coming to America

The Audi RWS (Rear Wheel Series) bundles two large surprises in its compact aluminum frame. The first surprise is that it exists at all, this being the first rear-wheel drive production Audi since the 1938 Audi 920 - long before Audi was the carmaker we now know. The second surprise is the price, the R8 RWS needing just $139,950 to take home, a figure that includes destination. Stripping Quatto, complexity, and weight means stripping $26,200 from the price of the standard R8, while retaining eve

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Audi executive squashes rumors of a turbocharged V6

Will they, won't they? Those are the questions we have to ask about the supposedly forthcoming Audi R8 V6. Road & Track writes that an Audi spokesperson told the mag, "There is no V6 planned for the R8." However, if that's true, then reports over the last 72 hours in other publications are misinformed and possibly hallucinating. Or else there's some key piece of information we haven't received yet to make sense of it all.

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It's not dead yet

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.

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Supercar may be around a few more years, then Audi will move on

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."

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It'll easily cost two million, and only few will be built.

The V10 guarantees 205 mph.

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Also new performance parts for the TT and R8.

Pricing for the performance parts will be announced soon.

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It's strange to have a performance Audi without quattro.

This is now quite close to the Lamborghini Huracan LP580-2.

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And it's affordable, at least as race cars go.

It will compete against entries from Porsche and Mercedes.

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Only 200 will be sold worldwide.

It's an appearance package, but a good one.

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