Audi R8 Competition Announced

Audi R8 Competition Audi this week announced plans to release the latest iteration of the R8, specifically focused at the driving enthusiast – the R8 Competition.

282897_34_Heck_IIThe high-performance R8 competition features a 570hp 5.2L V10 mated exclusively to a seven-speed S tronic and a sport exhaust system with black high-gloss tailpipes. This combination results in a 0-60 mph time of 3.2 seconds and a top speed of 199 mph, making it the fastest R8 ever offered.

282920_interior“The limited-edition Audi R8 competition is the closest road car to our R8 LMS ultra race car that has won virtually every race around the world,” said Scott Keogh, President, Audi of America. “It is designed for the driving enthusiast and we’re excited to bring 60 units as a limited-edition to the U.S.”

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Audi R8 V10 Plus

Also known as “how a real engine should sound”. Turn up the volume for this one

2012 Lexus LFA Review

Autoblog has a comprehensive review of the new Lexus LFA – if you ever get a chance to hear the engine screaming, I would strongly recommend you take it (preferably in a long tunnel). Actually, here’s Motor Trend’s video review as well, so you can hear it for yourself….

Lamborghini Sesto Elemento Will Be Built!!

Major news from Lamborghini today that the Sesto Elemento they showed at the Paris Motor Show last year will actually be built. I’m guessing it won’t be cheap, given only 20 (track only) models will be made, and they’ll all be weighing in at 999kg of carbon fiber goodness. I need to start saving pennies now – this thing looks incredible. (via TopGear)