Most Comfortable Exotic Ever - 2008 Audi R8 Model Long-Term Road Test
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2008 Audi R8 Long Term Road Test

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2008 Audi R8: Most Comfortable Exotic Ever

August 05, 2008

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At this point, I've used the R8 for basic transportation around town and one long road trip. Yeah, it sounds great and handles nearly perfectly, but what keeps jumping out at me is how comfortable it is along the way.

It's a $120,000 mid-engined exotic, yet you don't have to fall into the driver's seat to get in. And once you're situated, it's not the least bit claustrophobic. The sight lines are good through the windshield and when you look over your shoulder you can actually see out the back window.

It rides smoothly too, with none of the bucking and twitching you might expect from a car with low-profile tires and a tight wheelbase. In other words, the R8 is a real car and when it comes to exotics that's saying something.

Ed Hellwig, Senior Editor @ 15,830 miles

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