Audi R8

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Audi has made the characteristics of the five-time Le Mans winner, the Audi R8 race car, into a Stunning production performance car. The production version debuted at the 2006 Paris Motor Show as the  Audi R8 mid-engined performance model. It is a finely tuned driving machine and representing Audi’s excellence in sports cars. The midmounted 420 hp V8 FSI engine, quattro all-wheel drive and aluminum body form the basis gives it amazing handling .

The R8 combines experience gained from numerous motorsport triumphs, and creates the first Audi mid-engined sports car,  with earth-shattering design. This expertise has led to the slogan ‘Vorsprung durch Technik,’ or advancement through technology.

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Audi achieved numerous motorsport victories all over the world. Following the rally successes of the Ingolstadt brand during the 80s, and its victories on the touring car circuit. The biggest challenge yet faced by Audi’s motorsport engineers was matching the feats of long-distance racing cars. Nonetheless, the Audi R8 prototype, won the prestigious Le Mans 24 Hours five times – from 2000, 2002, 2004 and 2005 – and on two occasions even took the first three places. The engineers of Audi Undoubtedly accomplished their goal of matching long distance racing cars in remarkable excellence.

As remarkable of a car it is. It comes with an affordable price compare to other super cars of $115,000.