Ever get the feeling Audi really enjoy poking fun at BMW? You’ll remember back in 2008 when BMW launched their Expression of JOY campaign to mark the arrival of the new Z4, then followed this with ‘The Story Of JOY’ covering the rest of its range and now ‘JOY is BMW’ which encompasses BMW innovations.
A stunning new titanium-effect paintwork option and enhanced standard equipment will mark out the new R8 V8 Limited Edition, which becomes available to order in the UK next month, priced from £93,935 OTR.
If you thought the standard Audi R8 Spyder wasn’t showy enough, then this could be the car for you. Created by Audi UK and donated for auction at the White Tie and Tiara Ball, this Gumbal-ready R8 Spyder is bound to create something of a stir out on the roads.
The most extreme version of Audi’s R8 has gained (or lost, depending on your perspective) further appeal with a new soft-top Spyder variant of the R8 GT. Using the same 552 bhp V10 FSI powerplant as its hard-top sibling, the GT Spyder will be delivered to just 66 lucky customers in the UK out of a worldwide production of 333 units.
Ex-F1 driver and 1992 Le Mans winner Mark Blundell is back, for a one-off drive in the R8 GT3.
Audi gets carried away with the options list for the A1, and you can view them at the Wörthersee.
Spy shots of the new Audi R8 GT on the roads around the Nurburgring.
Audi announces its R8 GT.