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2018 Audi R8
V10 RWS Coupe RWD
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2019 BMW i8
Coupe AWD
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2018 Audi R8
V10 RWS Coupe RWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

Audi introduced the svelte R8 ten years ago in an effort to create a supercar that would perform menacingly on the street and on the track, yet was also capable of being a livable dail...

2019 BMW i8
Coupe AWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The BMW i8 Coupe is instantly recognizable by its striking design: the scissor doors, the flowing, two-tone body, and the futuristic interior. It skips the 2018 model year and heads st...

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2018 Audi R8
V10 RWS Coupe RWD
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2019 BMW i8
Coupe AWD
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2018 Audi R8
V10 RWS Coupe RWD
2019 BMW i8
Coupe AWD
Powertrain 7-Speed Dual Clutch 6-Speed Dual Clutch
Fuel Economy, City
14 MPG
68 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
25 MPG
70 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 21.9 gal 11.1 gal
Fuel Type
532 hp @ 7,800 RPM
398 lb-ft @ 6,500 RPM
10 cylinders
3 cylinders
Compression Ratio
5,200 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.33 in x 3.65 in
3.23 in x 3.72 in
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Maximum Seating 2 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 40.9 in 43.1 in
Back Legroom -- 28.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 8 cu ft 4.7 cu ft
Length 174.3 in 184.6 in
Width 80.2 in 87.3 in
Height 48.8 in 50.9 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in 110.2 in

Available Options

2018 Audi R8
V10 RWS Coupe RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Ara Blue Crystal Effect
  • Daytona Gray Pearl Effect
  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Ibis White
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Suzuka Gray Metallic
  • Tango Red Metallic

Option Packages

  • Audi Guard All-Weather Floor Mats
  • Carbon Interior Package
  • Premium Package
  • 20" Wheel Package
2019 BMW i8
Coupe AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Crystal White Pearl Metallic W/BMW I Frozen Blue
  • Crystal White Pearl Metallic W/Frozen Gray Accent
  • E-Copper Metallic W/Frozen Grey Accent
  • Individual DONINGTON Grey Met W/Frozen Grey Accent
  • SOPHISTO Gray Metallic W/BMW I Frozen Blue Accent
  • SOPHISTO Gray Metallic W/Frozen Gray Accent

Option Packages

  • BMW Laserlight
  • Aerodynamic Kit
  • Tera World
  • Tera World Copper

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