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2017 Audi R8 V10 Plus heats up The Quail in Dynamite Red during Monterey Car Week

The 2015 Monterey Car Week event The Quail, A Motorsport’s Gathering was our first opportunity to get a personal look at the evolutionary styling of the all-new 2017 Audi R8 since it was first unveiled at the Geneva International Motor Show earlier this year. To no one’s surprise, the Dynamite Red 2017 Audi R8 V10 Plus on display at the Audi booth was absolutely stunning. Borrowing its basic shape from its immediate predecessor, the all-new Audi R8 is more refined than ever. Subtle details like redesigned side blades, a stronger shoulder line over the rear…

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Report: Audi supposedly preparing a new line of high-performance EVs

Audi is apparently continuing its barrage of electric vehicles as Reuters reports that the Ingolstadt-based automaker is preparing an entire new line of electric vehicles, consisting of several high-performance models, like the R8 e-tron, and some crossovers even. That said R8 e-tron is expected to initiate the introduction of the lineup. Originally, the R8 e-tron was cancelled due to concerns over total range on one charge–though this upset the higher-ups at the automaker and as a result, Audi’s chief engineer at the time was fired for cancelling the project. Now…

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Report: Audi reportedly reconfirms R8 e-tron for production

AutoCar in the United Kingdom reports that Audi is back on track with the R8 e-tron all-electric supercar, which is set to go into production as a “build-to-order” model. No specific timetable has been given, nor is there any indication as to whether the R8 e-tron will be based on the current and aging R8, or the all-new version due later this year for a launch in 2015. The production R8 e-tron is said to have a range of 279 miles on one charge, thanks to “progress in battery technology”…

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Official: Audi celebrates new facility built just for the production of the next-gen R8

Audi recently celebrated the official groundbreaking day at the site of their new facility, built specifically to house production for the next generation R8 sports car at Böllinger Höfe in Germany. Though details were kept to a minimum for the new R8, the new plant will only provide resources for the research, development, and production for the R8. That said, if Audi is taking the time to build a facility dedicated to just the R8, then the R8 is going to be sticking with us for quite some time. Production…

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