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Audi R8:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

Audi R8 side view
Audi R8 angular front perspective
Audi R8 angular rear perspective

Overview of the Audi R8

Learn about the Audi R8

Audi R8 Summary

With bold styling and mid-engine design, the Audi R8 was introduced in 2007 to challenge existing high-end supercars. Whether you go for the two-door coupe or convertible Spyder, the Audi R8 is styled inside and out for maximum visual impact. When coupled with a powerful V8 or V10 engine and standard luxe options, the R8 is designed for thrills, whether on the workday commute or exhilarating drive on a long country road. A roomy cabin, intelligent use of space and butter-smooth ride means that this two-seater has practicality as well as performance in its pedigree.

Pros and cons of the Audi R8

  • Two-seat, mid-engine supercar
  • V10 engine available in 540 or 610 horsepower
  • All-wheel drive
  • Low roofline can impede entry and exit
  • Limited storage space
  • Road noise can hamper voice recognition
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Specifications of the Audi R8

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats2
  • Doors2
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionManual or Automatic
  • City consumption16 - 17.9 L/100km
  • Highway consumption9.5 - 12.8 L/100km
  • Width1940 mm
  • Length4426 - 4429 mm
  • Trunk space227 L
  • Cargo space227 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Audi R8

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Audi R8 2017 - 2023 is available in 4 trims:

Basic trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Audi R8

Dimensions of the Audi R8

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20231236 mm1940 mm4426 mm
20221236 mm1940 mm4426 mm
20211236 mm1940 mm4426 mm
20201236 mm1940 mm4426 mm
20181240 mm1940 mm4426 mm
20171240 mm1940 mm4426 mm