The R8 is loosely based off of the Lamborghini Gallardo platform. It is powered by a 420 hp 4.2-liter V-8 engine borrowed from the RS4, and a full-time all-wheel drive puts that power to the ground. It is available with either a 6-speed manual transmission or a R-tronic automated sequential manual transmission that allows for... Read more »
Audi's resident supercar, the mid-engine R8 returns this year with less weight, more power, and even greater enthusiasm for the track. It's most compelling attribute might be something you didn't expect: the ability to cruise comfortably in everyday driving.