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Audi R8 (2007-2014) review

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Key features
  • Sports
  • Used only
  • Petrol/Diesel/Mild hybrid

Audi's top-end sports car is the R8. Built from 2008 to 2014, this exotic two-door supercar was offered in coupé and roadster body styles, with either V8 or V10 petrol engines. Fast, expensive and impractical, it's got the Porsche 911 in its sights. Read on to find out if the Audi R8 has what it takes to beat it.

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  • How comfortable and spacious is it?
  • How economical is it to run?
  • How safe is it?
  • Is there anything I should look out for?
  • Should I buy it?
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First reviewed by Which?

April 2007

Released

April 2007

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