2014 Audi R8 Starts at $119,150 | Edmunds

2014 Audi R8 Starts at $119,150


Just the Facts:
  • The refreshed 2014 Audi R8 coupe starts at $119,150, reflecting a $700 price increase over the outgoing model.
  • The top-of-the-line 2014 Audi R8 V10 Plus coupe with an automatic S tronic transmission starts at $183,895.
  • Changes for all 2014 R8s include new LED headlights and taillights, new wave disc brakes on V8 and V10 models and ceramic brakes on the V10 Plus.

HERNDON, Virginia — The refreshed 2014 Audi R8 coupe starts at $119,150, including a $1,250 destination charge and a gas-guzzler tax of $3,000, reflecting a $700 price increase over the outgoing model. The 2014 Audi R8 is on sale now.

The 2014 Audi R8 V8 Spyder starts at $132,650, including shipping and gas-guzzler tax. The top-of-the-line 2014 Audi R8 V10 Plus coupe with an automatic S tronic transmission starts at $183,895, including shipping and gas-guzzler tax. The new V10 Plus model can be had only in coupe form.

Changes for all 2014 R8s include new LED headlights and taillights, new wave disc brakes on V8 and V10 models and ceramic brakes on the V10 Plus. The cabin gets diamond-stitch leather seats and an optional flat-bottom multifunction steering wheel. A six-speed manual is standard, while a new seven-speed S tronic transmission is optional.

The 2014 Audi R8 is more expensive than some of its rivals, including the 2014 Nissan GT-R. The 2014 Nissan GT-R starts at $100,590, including a $1,000 destination charge.

In addition to releasing pricing information on the R8, Audi also released an R8 launch video that highlights the brand's relationship with Iron Man 3. The movie, which features the R8, debuts on May 3.

Edmunds says: Interesting that the price spread between the base 2014 Audi R8 and the top-of-the-line model is nearly $65,000, which actually provides buyers with a lot of options.

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