The 2018 Audi R8 comes equipped with a 5.2-liter V10 that makes 602 hp @ 8250 rpm horsepower and 413 lb.-ft. @ 6500 rpm of torque. The car takes 3.3 seconds to reach 60 MPH from a standstill while it is able to run a quarter-mile in 10.4 seconds. All the trims are powered by the same engine, hence, there is no change in the performance figures as you go up the trims.

2018 Audi R8 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)3.3 sec10.4 sec118 ft.
quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)3.3 sec10.4 sec118 ft.
RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)3.3 sec10.4 sec118 ft.
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Considering the acceleration figures, the 2018 Audi R8 isn't the best performer amongst the competitors and takes its time to reach 60MPH from naught. Even in the quarter-mile run, the car is an average performer and won't pin any excitement meter around. The fastest car of the lot is 2018 Lamborghini Huracan which is just a tad bit quicker than the 2018 Audi R8 and does the 0-60 MPH run in 2.85 seconds. It also reaches the quarter-mile mark faster than the 2018 Audi R8.
During our emergency braking test, 2018 Audi R8 takes forever to come to a complete stop. The brake pedal is on the tighter side and the feedback is minimal. Even though the car stops in a no-nonsense manner it is relatively the slowest to stop from 60MPH to zero amongst the competitors. The 2018 Lamborghini Huracan takes a meager 93 feet to halt from 60MPH which is a lot quicker than any other rival in the segment.

2018 Audi R8 vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2018 Audi R83.3 sec10.4 sec-118 ft.
2018 Lamborghini Huracan2.3 - 3.4 sec10.2 sec-93 ft.
2018 Acura NSX3 sec11.2 sec-103 ft.
2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe5.5 sec11.7 sec165 ft.-

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2017 Audi R8 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)2.9 sec10.9 sec118 ft.
quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)3.3 sec10.4 sec118 ft.

2017 Audi R8 vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2017 Acura NSX3 sec11.2 sec-103 ft.
2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe5.5 sec11.7 sec165 ft.-
2017 Audi R82.9 - 3.3 sec10.4 - 10.9 sec-118 ft.
2017 Audi TT5.3 sec11.9 sec154 ft.-
2017 BMW i8 plug-in hybrid4.4 sec12.9 sec-128 ft.
2017 Lamborghini Huracan3.2 - 3.4 sec10.2 - 11.2 sec-93 ft.
2017 BMW M64.1 sec12.1 sec-109 ft.

2015 Audi R8 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
Competition quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)5 sec13.5 sec106 ft.
Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)4 sec12.2 sec106 ft.
Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 6M)5 sec13.5 sec106 ft.
quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)5 sec13.5 sec106 ft.
quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 6M)5 sec13.5 sec106 ft.
quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (4.2L 8cyl 7AM)5 sec13.5 sec104 ft.
quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (4.2L 8cyl 6M)5 sec13.5 sec104 ft.

2015 Audi R8 vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
2015 Audi R84 - 5 sec12.2 - 13.5 sec104 - 106 ft.
2015 Nissan GT-R3 - 3.7 sec11.2 - 12.2 sec99 ft.

2014 Audi R8 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)3.2 sec11.4 sec106 ft.
Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 6M)3.5 sec11.8 sec106 ft.
quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)3.5 sec11.8 sec106 ft.
quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 6M)3.5 sec11.8 sec106 ft.
quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (4.2L 8cyl 7AM)3.5 sec11.8 sec104 ft.
quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (4.2L 8cyl 6M)4.2 sec12.8 sec104 ft.

2014 Audi R8 vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
2014 Dodge Viper3 sec11.4 sec101 - 110 ft.
2014 Audi R83.2 - 4.2 sec11.4 - 12.8 sec104 - 106 ft.
2014 Porsche 718 Cayman4.2 - 5.3 sec12.7 - 13.9 sec101 - 103 ft.

2012 Audi R8 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (70 - 0 MPH)
quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 6AM)3.4 sec11.4 sec158 ft.
quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 6M)3.7 sec11.9 sec158 ft.
quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (4.2L 8cyl 6AM)3.4 sec11.4 sec158 ft.
quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (4.2L 8cyl 6M)4.5 sec13 sec158 ft.

2012 Audi R8 vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2012 Chevrolet Corvette3.5 sec12.1 sec151 ft.118 ft.
2012 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class9 sec16.7 sec--
2012 Chevrolet Corvette Z063.3 - 3.5 sec11.3 - 11.6 sec-93 ft.
2012 Lamborghini Gallardo3 sec11.2 sec--
2012 Maserati GranTurismo4.8 - 4.9 sec13.3 - 13.5 sec-112 ft.
2012 Audi R83.4 - 4.5 sec11.4 - 13 sec158 ft.-

2011 Audi R8 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (70 - 0 MPH)
quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 6AM)3.6 sec12.1 sec154 ft.
quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 6M)3.6 sec12.1 sec154 ft.
quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (4.2L 8cyl 6AM)3.6 sec12.1 sec154 ft.
quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (4.2L 8cyl 6M)3.6 sec12.1 sec154 ft.

2011 Audi R8 vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2011 Maserati GranTurismo4.9 - 5.1 sec13.5 sec-112 ft.
2011 Audi R83.6 sec12.1 sec154 ft.-

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