Audi R8 for $100K in U.S.

Guys, got some extra cash to invest? How about trading your passé car for some cool sports car? Well Audi R8 sports car is geared up to zoom in the U.S. as a 2008 model sporting a whopping tag. The R8 with a six-speed manual transmission will have a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $109,000 when it launches this fall in the United States. Models equipped with the six-speed R Tronic automatic gearbox will start at $118,000. Audi promises a 0-60 mph time of 4.4 seconds for the new sports car, and a top speed of 187 mph. The rear-biased setup for its Quattro all-wheel-drive system gives the R8 the balance expected of a mid-engine sports car.

Options on the R8 include a 12-speaker, 465-watt Bang & Olufsen sound system, an Alcantara headliner, a DVD navigation system, added leather trim, and carbon-fiber exterior trim. Standard luxury features include Audi magnetic ride, automatic bi-xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights, LED taillights and LED engine compartment lighting. After all nothing makes a sports car better than a bunch of heavy luxury features!

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