At a retail price of about $ 139,000, the 2008 Audi R8 has been named World Performance Car and World Car Design of the Year by an international jury at the 2008 New York Auto Show. This sport coupe has exceptional performance with an acceleration of about 0-60 mph in 4.6 seconds and a top speed of 187-mph.
This 2-passenger, 2-door coupe, all wheel drive super car has excellent balance and handling. With its mid-mounted 420-horsepower 4.2L V8 DOHC 32-valve engine direct fuel injection and 6-speed manual transmission, the 2008 Audi R8 has a fuel economy range of 13 MPG City and 18 MPG Hwy. Audi’s six-speed R tronic allows shifting using the lever or steering wheel-mounted paddles. R tronic offers a fully automatic method as well.
With plenty of space, the interior is a mold of ergonomic rationality that includes supportive and comfortable seats for average-size passengers. Audi claims there’s adequate room behind the seats to accommodate two golf bags.
Standard equipment includes: 19-inch wheels, a retractable rear spoiler (operates automatically or manually), xenon headlights, LED brake lights and turn signals, leather-and-Alcantara suede power-adjustable sport seats, aluminum trim, automatic climate control and a seven-speaker CD stereo
“With its advanced suspension technology and all-wheel-drive, the 2008 Audi R8 sticks to the road around corners. The car’s looks make it a real head-turner.” CNET Reviews.