With the Audi R8, which is named after the Le Mans prototype, increased the Ingolstadt in 2006 in the league of super sports one. Under the aluminum outer shell of two engines can put: a 4.2-liter V8 with 420 hp and since the beginning of 2009, a V10 power unit with 5.2 liters displacement and 525 hp. The sports car is also available as Spyder. Was released in 2010 with the limited edition Audi R8 GT a strengthened to 560 hp version of the V10 cars. In GT racing the Audi R8 LMS is successful move.