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2018 Audi R8 gets new Audi Sport limited-edition model

The Four-Ring brand celebrates launch of Audi Sport with a special new R8 Coupe.

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Chris Paukert
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Available in Audi Sport colors, the R8 Coupe Audi Sport Edition will only be available in base V10 trim in the US.

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Just 200 Sport Edition models are planned globally, and the US may only see perhaps a tenth of that volume.

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In addition to the gloss red side blades and mirror caps, a blacked-out rear diffuser and front grille are part of the package.

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Various Audi Sport color-scheme inspired paints are available, but the red side blades are a constant if you want the Sport Edition.

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Nappa leather seats are done up in red and black.

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The red leather section at the 12 o'clock position on the steering wheel is mirrored by the start button.

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That's a lot of red.

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The Sport Edition's mechanicals are unchanged from standard V10 models.

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You won't mistake your Sport Edition for other R8s at your local Cars and Coffee gatherings.

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20-inch Y-spoke alloys painted gloss black are part of the package.

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Red mirror mittens!

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Illuminated kick plates are also part of the deal.

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US pricing has not yet been established for the Audi Sport Edition.

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