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Audi R8 RWS, short for rear-wheel-series, is the first rear-wheel-drive Audi in a very long time.
There's almost nothing on the outside to hint at the fact that this is not a Quattro Audi R8.
The R8 RWS has the same naturally aspirated V10 as its sibling.
That engine still sounds phenomenal too.
The current Quattro R8 feels rear-biased most of the time, so in normal driving conditions you won't notice a difference.
push it past the limit of grip though and the difference in having two fewer spinning wheels becomes apparent.
Some say that rear-wheel-drive makes the R8 RWS more a car for purists.
It certainly adds a new dimension to driving the R8. It's not necessarily better, just different.
Only 999 examples of the R8 RWS will be made.