R8

Supersport Supercars: Audi R8 isn't showy but delivers on thrills

Supersport Supercars: Audi R8 delivers on thrills


It’s terrifying to admit that I’ve been road-testing cars for nearly 20 years. I started at university and joined Autocar at 21 ...
Me and My Motor: Eddie the Eagle Edwards

Me and My Motor: 'Eddie the Eagle' Edwards


One of the most memorable images in Olympic history was the sight of Michael Edwards soaring – or falling, to be more precise – from the ski jump...
First Drive review: Lamborghini Huracan LP 580-2

First Drive review: Lamborghini Huracán LP 580-2


Few sports cars have divided opinion quite like the Lamborghini Huracán. Take the styling. Some say it looks a million dollars, others, like Jeremy...

New Audi R8 Spyder turns up the heat in the Big Apple


It may have been a chilled spring morning outside the Jacob Javits exhibition centre in New York, but Audi turned up the heat at the Big Apple’s...
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Top 100 Cars 2016: Top 5 Sports Cars


The Sunday Times Driving presents its top 5 sports cars of 2016, featuring Porsche, Audi, McLaren, Mercedes-AMG and BMW.
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The Clarkson review: 2015 Audi R8 V10 Plus


In Italy, or Spain, or America, or anywhere but here, really, when you fill an expensive and fast car with petrol you are approached by people who...
Jeremy Clarkson's Five-Star Cars — Part 1: 2002-2008

Clarkson's Five-Star Cars — Part 1: 2002-2008


It is the ultimate accolade from the ultimate petrolhead — a five-star review from Jeremy Clarkson. Since a mercurial Mercedes first won the top...
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First Drive review: Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016)


The moment you’re handed the keys to the V10-powered 2016 R8, there’s only one question that comes into your head: will it be better than the...
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Shanghai show: 199mph McLaren 540C coupé takes on...


When is a supercar not a supercar? When it can’t power itself and its white-knuckled driver to 200mph – or at least that’s the theory...
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News: First pictures and pricing for the 2015 Audi...


Driving has already had behind-the-scenes access to the new Audi R8 sports car, after spending two days at a race track where the mid-engine machine...
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The giant killer returns: early ride in the 2015 Audi...


The R8 was Audi’s first supercar, born for the fast lane and more than capable of rubbing shoulders with elite machinery from Aston Martin, Ferrari...
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First Drive review: Audi R8 LMX (2014)


The Audi R8 was the future once. A prototype appeared in 2003 and was so modern-looking that it became the basis for Will Smith’s car in the film...