Audi R8

2011 Audi R8

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  • (5.0) 7 reviews
  • MSRP: $70,051$121,687
  • Body Style: Coupe
  • Combined MPG: 15
  • Engine: 430-hp, 4.2-liter V-8 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
2011 Audi R8

Our Take on the 2011 Audi R8

This two-seat mid-engine sports car is named after Audi's Le Mans-winning racecar, and for 2011, it's available as a hardtop coupe and new R8 Spyder roadster. Like the Ferrari F430 and Lamborghini Gallardo with which it competes, the R8 has a mid-mounted engine. It features a weight-sav... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Sideblade air intake appearance
  • Available MMI controller

Notable Features

  • Mid-engine sports car
  • V-10 engine option
  • 420-hp V-8 standard
  • New Spyder convertible
  • Limited-edition GT coupe
  • Aluminum body and glass engine cover
  • Power retractable rear spoiler
  • All-wheel drive

2011 Audi R8 Reviews Expert Reviews

If you're going to drive down memory lane, do it in a 2011 Audi R8 Spyder.I was trying to explain just that to an Elizabeth, N.J., police officer who was standing next to the driver's door, his hand casually placed on his pistol while examining my driver's license under the glare of red and blue flashing lights."Honest officer, it's my 25th high school reunion in a couple ... Read full review for the 2011 Audi R 8

Consumer Reviews


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by Audi R8 Lover from Cherry Hill on September 15, 2011

Mmmm i want to lick this car, every time i drive it. Its just a wonderful feat of engineering and style. This car is a breeze to drive once you get it going. What i mean to say is the car is always st... Read Full Review

4 Trim Levels Available

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2011 Audi R8 Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports


There is currently 1 recall for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

Safety defects and recalls explained

Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $3,900 per year.

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Roadside Assistance Coverage


Free Scheduled Maintenance


What you should get in your warranty can be confusing. Make sure you are informed.

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Warranties Explained


Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.


Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.


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