Written by: Harry KonerThere is a report from Germany that might be good news for R8 fans. According to top Auto Bild, we can expect an all-new R8 as early as 2023. The publication didn't delve much into details, but they did make a few interesting predictions. They said that the 2023 R8 will likely make use of the 4.0-liter V8 engine. If that's the case, it spells the end of the R8's naturally aspirated era. The 4.0-liter V8 packs a pair of turbochargers with power ranging from 453 horsepower (338 kilowatts) to 641 horsepower (478 kilowatts). This engine is used in a wide variety of Volkswagen Auto Group models, from Audi RS models to the Lamborghini Urus.
For now, there is no official confirmation from Audi if they will continue the R8 bloodline. It seems that we'll have to wait a few years to know if they will push through with it.
Read the full article here