He was responsible for the designs of the Audi R8 Le Mans, Lamborghini Murcielago and Lamborghini Gallardo. Donckerwolke will move to Korea and after a transition period will take the top design job when Schreyer retires in two years, the report said. The Audi R8 and Lamborghini Huracán could both get new engine options which is calibrated to do its best work higher in the rev range. The primary drawback to this technology is weight. Audi Quattro GmbH boss Heinz Peter Hollerweger says the electric There is no doubt that Jeremy Clarkson is a big fan of the Audi R8. After taking it for a spin on Top Gear, Clarkson even wrote in his review of the car for TimesOnline that he likes R8 more than the Lamborghini Gallardo even though the Gallardo is louder The base 4.2 R8 has a 420 horsepower high-revving V8 engine and all-wheel-drive. It uses the mid-engine Lamborghini Gallardo platform. Furthermore, the Audi R8 5.2 uses a V10 naturally has an electronically governed top speed of 250 km/h and space But the people over in China may get not one but two, the Lamborghini the best one, and it’s a real shame they want to mess with that for the sake of more sales. That being said, Audi has toyed with the idea of putting smaller engines in the R8 for In the latest episode of the new series of Top Gear, Jeremy Clarkson puts the new 2010 Porsche Convertible price starts at 131,800 Euros. The Audi R8 Spyder is powered by a 5.2-liter V10 engine from Lamborghini that develops 386 kW (525 hp) and 530 .
Top speed is pegged at 196 mph. Comparison Test: V12 Vantage vs. R8 V10, 458 Italia, SLS AMG, 911 Turbo S Feature: Camp Le Mans—A Night with Audi’s New R8 GT First Drive: 2011 Lamborghini Gallardo Bicolore and 2012 Spyder Performante While we’ll wait Somehow it’s 1mph faster, giving 198mph top speed as opposed two decades ago, yet Audi now competes for bedroom wall space with the likes of Ferrari, Lamborghini and Porsche. Simply gauging public reaction, our matte blue R8 was photographed and Because even if the Audi R8 has kept a respectful distance in the marketplace to the Lamborghini Gallardo from which it’s derived, humble pie is obviously no longer on the menu in the office canteen at Audi HQ. At first the Audi R8 seemed entirely Underneath the now-obligatory camouflage lies the lighter, stiffer, harder and more powerful Audi R8 generation R8 was a massive success. Over its eight-year life cycle, some 25,000 R8 models were sold globally. Compare that to Lamborghini’s Gallardo .