Lamborghini vs. Turbo Ford GT vs. Audi R8 Supercharged
The Smoking Tire heads out to Spring Mountain Motorsports Ranch in a 370Z Roadster to find out which car can attain the highest speed on Spring Mountain's 2.7 mile road course. Can Matt Farah, driving a Lamborghini LP550-2, outgun a Twin turbo Ford GT and a Supercharged Audi R8? We will see.
Audi R8 4.2 Supercharged, Faster than V10 FSI? On Track Test
The Smoking Tire takes to the track in the baddest R8 yet, Project Raptor by Performance Outfitters and PES Tuning. Host Matt Farah puts the Raptor through its paces at New Jersey Motorsports Park to find out if a Supercharger makes for a faster car than a couple of extra cylinders.
Audi R8 V10 Plus: Better than a Porsche or Ferrari?
Matt had to go to Sweden to drive Volvos, so he sent Smoking Tire Editor Zack Klapman to test out the new Audi R8 V10 Plus. The R8 has more power, a better transmission, it's lighter, and Audi provided a very twisty road for evaluation. We take it out to find out what you want in a supercar, and if the Audi delivers on more levels than you'd expect. Buy TST T-shirts at https://wwwsquareup.com/market/the-smoking-tire !! It's Zack's first review, so there should be lots of ammo for the friendly commenters.
Audi S8 - First Drive
Matt takes a quick spin through the Malibu Canyons in the 2013 Audi S8. It features a 520 hp 4.0L V8, AWD, and an all-aluminum chassis and body.