Audi Prices R8 North of $100K



Audi’s priced the new R8 sportscar from $109,000, making it one of the brand’s most expensive cars ever sold in theU.S.

The $109,000 R8 comes with a manual transmission, Audi’s 420-hp V-8 engine, 19-inch wheels, and Sirius satellite radio. A version with the six-speed R-tronic automatic has a base price of $118,000.


Audi promises a 0-60 mph time of 4.4 seconds for the new sportscar, and a top speed of 187 mph. Audi says its rear-biased setup for its quattro all-wheel-drive system gives the R8 the balance “expected of a mid-engine sports car.”


Options on the R8 include a 12-speaker, 465-watt Bang & Olufsen sound system, an Alcantara headliner, a DVD navigation system, added leathe trim, and carbon-fiber exterior trim.


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