Audi reportedly cancels R8 TDI

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Audi reportedly cancels R8 TDI

Postby Libra Monkee » Mon May 11, 2009 1:15 pm

I know I wouldn't able to afford one but I would've like to have at least dry humped this car.

the R8 was not originally designed to accommodate the company's enormous V12 turbodiesel engine, and re-engineering the car was proving far too costly for Audi to justify under these financial circumstances, especially when the American market, which accounts for 1/3rd of R8 sales, is marred by diesel prices that are higher than gas




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Re: Audi reportedly cancels R8 TDI

Postby Sabre » Mon May 11, 2009 3:41 pm

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Re: Audi reportedly cancels R8 TDI

Postby ElZorro » Sat May 16, 2009 9:18 pm

A shame... they're great looking cars. Saw a white on in Vienna today.
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Re: Audi reportedly cancels R8 TDI

Postby sirwilliam » Sun May 17, 2009 9:28 pm

They are very sweet cars. The more I see them, the more I like them. My dad has a thing for the latest Iron Man movie so he watches it all the time and the R8 is always there. Very sweet...can't afford. :(
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Re: Audi reportedly cancels R8 TDI

Postby complacent » Mon May 18, 2009 11:15 am

but, but... :cry:

:leghump: the idea though.
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Re: Audi reportedly cancels R8 TDI

Postby zaxrex » Tue May 19, 2009 9:27 pm

:o :evil:
Maybe they can put the oil burner into something else?
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