Audi R8 (Greatest Hits)

On this episode of Ignition, Motor Trend Senior Features Editor Jonny Lieberman drives Audi’s R8 V10 Plus with its new twin-clutch auto. Will the updated gearbox be enough for this iconic German super car to win over one of its biggest critics?

2014 Audi R8: Now With a Proper Gearbox


Behind The Wheel: 2014 Audi R8 V10 Plus
The word value isn’t often associated with supercars but the Audi R8 is exactly that. This perfect mix of lust and respect is a mid-engine all wheel drive masterpiece and costs quite a bit less than its Italian counterparts. It’s Tony Stark’s daily driver because it can clear speedbumps and hit the local carwash without a fuss all while hitting 60 mph in 3.7 seconds thanks to the seven speed dual clutch S-Tronic transmission and being lighter by 130 lbs as the “Plus” version.



Audi shows off what it takes to create the new Audi R8. This full-length feature reveals the story behind the Audi R8. See more news and features about the Audi R8 at

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Audi R8 Greatest Hits (YouTube)

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