2014 Audi R8 Automobile Magazine

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2014 Audi R8

By Automobile 12/6/2013

What’s New for R8 in 2014

The 2014 Audi R8, which revised exterior lighting, new touches, and the implementation of a seven-speed automatic gearbox, made its in early 2013. No further have been announced for the calendar year, and we doubt any will be, since a second-generation R8 is to launch within two years.

Vehicle Summary

After of teasing us with exotic cars, Audi finally the supercar market with the R8, which promptly earned our Automobile of the Year and Design of the awards. Although its screaming all-wheel-drive traction, and astonishing won it praise, Audi still room for improvement. A 5.2-liter was added to the range for 2010, by a droptop cabriolet.

Although the R8 is now close to seven old, the 2014 Audi R8 which, confusingly, went on earlier in 2013 — was with a refined automatic option, slick new headlamps, and rather upscale interior


Few seven-year-old cars still as fresh as the 2014 Audi R8. the sports car was face-lifted in early for the ’14 model year, but the new taillamps, and minor cosmetic don’t drastically change the shape. That’s a good considering that the R8’s curves and wide stance are a if not a primary selling point.

The 430-hp, 4.2-liter V-8 is more enough to blast the R8 coupe 0 to 60 mph in a scant 4.2 seconds. If that’s not enough, adding two cylinders, a of displacement, and $37,000 to the mix results in the R8 which can make that pass in 3.4 seconds before a top speed of 196 mph. If that still isn’t quite enough, the new R8 V10 Plus, which the defunct R8 GT, shaves a tenth of a off of that time and can reach a top of 198 mph.

No matter the engine, transmission, or style selected, the 2014 R8 is as and civilized in everyday use as it quick. The new seven-speed dual-clutch automatic is a far cry from the old herky-jerky semi-automated transmission, especially in bumper-to-bumper The standard six-speed manual fetching metal shift

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The cabin is roomy enough for tall adults, but cargo — both behind the and in the small trunk located in the — is limited. The R8 is even enough to slum it in the Snow so long as you cap Quattro driveline proper winter tires the cold months.

It’s to say that the 2014 Audi R8 exotic-car performance at half the but it also has to contend with the of the Porsche 911 GT3 and Turbo. Those might be just as quick and somewhat more engaging to but rest assured: they turn heads and grab quite like the R8.

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