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Audi R8 Overview

The Audi R8 is classed as a super car which is produced by the German automobile manufacturing company Audi, which is a subsidiary of the Volkswagen group. The R8 was introduced in 2007 and is available in both Coupe and Spyder variants. This vehicle shares it platform with the Lamborghini Gallardo and uses the Audi Quattro all wheel drive system. It is built on an aluminium frame known as the Audi Space Frame. These cars have a surprisingly everyday usability and are incredibly well refined. They have great performance, and really good handling, which is topped off with its great looks. They are also very well equipped and are great fun to drive. The Porsche 911 would be a better choice though. Does this sound anything like your experience of the Audi R8?

Audi R8 History

The Audi R8 super car was introduced in 2007 in Coupe variant and the Spyder version was released in 2009. The platform of both these versions are based on the Lamborghini Gallardo. They are built at a new Audi plant in Neckarsulm, Germany which is specifically used for vehicles built on the aluminium Audi Space Frame. These cars are based on the Audi R8 racing car and there has been a few different versions built with either the 4.2 or 5.2L engines. They all have the Audi Quattro 4x4 all wheel drive system.

Model Types

Standard trim Plus

Fuel Economy

The Audi R8 is available with 4.2 V8 or 5.2L V10 petrol engines. In terms of fuel economy, these engines offer between 19 and 21mpg which is what you would expect from a car of this type. If fuel economy is what you are after, then you are looking at the wrong car! Which engine do you have and how does it perform economically? The age, fuel type and engine size are determining factors when considering fuel economy.


The Audi R8 is available with 6-speed manual, 6-speed R-tronic and 7-speed S-tronic automatic gearboxes. Which gearbox do you have and how do you rate its performance? If you are looking for gearbox parts for your R8, then why not check out our Audi gearbox section today.


We can help you find the right parts at the right prices for your Audi R8. We know that these parts can be expensive to replace, but our vast network of UK Breakers has parts available for all makes and models at very low prices. Either enter your vehicle details in our part finder or visit the R8 parts page to locate those exact required parts. Check our R8 problems page here for the solutions to your problem parts.