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What an honour for the Audi R8

Written by: Neil

The Audi R8 is one of our favorite performance cars of the year so far and the good people at the New York International Auto Show must agree with us, as the model’s just been named the 2016 World Performance Car of the Year.

Receiving this year’s top honour at the World Car Awards, we’re happy to say that the trophy could not have gone to a more deserving recipient.

Now in its second generation, the R8 is one of those cars that all true petrol heads will simply adore, given its sharp lines, exquisite handling and perfect bearing, all making it a joy to drive either out on the roads or when taking to the track.

We’ve also got to say that the look of the latest R8 really does help it to stand out from the crowd, with its low profile, sleek frame and imposing grille all a joy to behold.

It’s not just the aesthetic of the R8 that is seriously on point though, as it’s also no slouch in the performance stakes – accelerating from zero to 62 mph in just 3.5 seconds and maxing out at a scarily fast top speed of 205 mph.

We therefore hope you’ll agree that the R8 is a worthy winner of this year’s title. Now we just hope to see one pull up near the office, so we can all give the lucky owner a cheer!

See the new R8 Spyder image gallery here.

 

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