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2010 Audi R8 vs. Its Competition

 
2010 Audi R8 V-10
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Looks are deceptive.

Although the R8 has an appearance that blends in some exotic appeal, it isn't so much a competitor to the likes of the Ferrari F430 and Lamborghini Gallardo.

Those cars take aim directly at a niche of affluent enthusiasts and collectors who have the patience for tight cabins, less appealing materials and long waiting lists.

The Maserati Gran Turismo has a larger cabin and a backseat that's large enough for small adults, along with a distinctly Italian style, though it's heavier than the especially nimble R8 and not particularly known for easy, trouble-free service.

The Aston Vantage is heavier, more exclusive, and more luxurious, and it's a great grand-touring vehicle.

The Porsche 911 remains arguably the most practical choice in the group, with its more spacious front and rear cargo areas, and an enviable record for safety--provided you don't think 911s are a dime a dozen.

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The 2010 Audi R8 brings the expected Germanic, technical appeal to the supercar arena-but it's the imported Italian V-10 that reveals some true lust in its heart.
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You'll be dazzled by the 2011 Porsche 911's unending driving joy, and maybe stunned by its passenger comfort and even its fuel economy.
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MSRP From     
$114,200$77,800N/A$225,325$202,000$118,900
Gas Mileage     
12 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy14 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy12 MPG City / 18 MPG Hwy12 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy12 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy
Engine     
Gas V8Gas Flat 6-cylN/AGas V8Gas V10Gas V8
EPA Class     
CompactMini-CompactN/ACompactTwo SeaterSubcompact Cars
Style Name     
2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 4.2L2-Door Coupe CarreraN/A2-Door Coupe2-Door Coupe LP560-4 Coupe2-Door Coupe GranTurismo
Drivetrain     
All-Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveN/ARear wheel driveFour Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
24N/A224
Passenger Doors     
N/AN/AN/A2N/AN/A
Body Style     
2 Door CoupeCoupeN/A2-door coupeCoupe2 Door Coupe
Transmission     
ManualManualN/AAutomatic w/manual shiftManualAutomatic
 
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