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    ? the future of the audi r8 ?

    Any information or speculation on the direction of the R8 models.  i am sure sales are tough in this economic climate which is not helping any.   Personally, i would hate to see it disappear from the Audi lineup. Anything....  Anyone??


    Re: ? the future of the audi r8 ?

    No it will stay. They have too much in it. Also i want to see the V12 TDI and maybe a hybrid.
    New R4 which is due to replace the TT chassis will also be according to the R8 principles so i doubt they will ex the big brother as it is their forward future model right now...

     

     


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    indeed shifting is ancient technology - so is a fuel burning engine..  I happen to like both :) 
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    Re: ? the future of the audi r8 ?

    +1   Having achieved some kudos for the R8's position in the high-performance club, it would look odd to exit now.  What is harder to see is where they take a Gen2 R8 from here; the styling is pretty unique, but I'm not a stylist.  OTOH I can't see the R8 in Gen 9 version still being around in 2049 with only teeny styling changes, like some cars we could name....


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