Audi R8 generations 2006-2019 - DRAG RACE, ROLLING RACE & BRAKE TEST!

  • Published on Jun 15, 2019
  • It’s time for an Audi R8 head-to-head! It might not be too hard to choose the winner from this line-up, but how do you think the older models will compare against each other? Does the original V8 Manual have what it takes to cause an upset? There’s only one way to find out… Let’s race!
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  • NeoGeoNinja81
    NeoGeoNinja81 4 hours ago

    Really not at all sold on the aesthetics of the new Mk2 R8 vs superior looking Mk1 variants. Tbh, I think new gen Audis aren't as distinctive as their previous gen counterparts - across the board. Especially not keen on this new 'mini grill' design they've been implementing as of late...

  • a mystery
    a mystery 10 hours ago

    I would just buy the old V8 and do some mods, beat all of them and get it to sound real nice

  • Cr0ssHair
    Cr0ssHair 23 hours ago

    Omg i reaalllllyyy want thay 2019 version, ill think about it in the future

  • Jake Meszaros
    Jake Meszaros Day ago

    Ever time I hear someone on a video about a dual clutch all I can think to myself is how lousy of a driver that they are that they can’t drive stick

  • JWC gaming
    JWC gaming Day ago

    The new R9 has 745bhp and will destroy the R8

  • JWC gaming
    JWC gaming Day ago

    The brake test means sod all lol.

  • Jahvnevis L
    Jahvnevis L Day ago

    Driver error

    LIL POTTER Day ago

    That manual 🤤

  • Vicky Donor
    Vicky Donor 2 days ago

    I think the r8 will win this one

  • Jaskaran Chahal
    Jaskaran Chahal 2 days ago

    who one like white one most?

  • Roberto Alves
    Roberto Alves 2 days ago

    Coloca alguém que sabe pilotar um carro manual por favor.

  • Wero Vargas
    Wero Vargas 3 days ago

    Does are the worst sounding v10s I've ever heard

    NINJA STRIKE 3 days ago


  • Glo Gang
    Glo Gang 3 days ago

    So clean

  • Thomas George
    Thomas George 4 days ago

    Feel Matt’s pain of missing manuals. Would gladly give up some time to getting them back. One of the best things in life is gone for good.

  • Joseph Coulter
    Joseph Coulter 5 days ago

    Tesla model s beats an r8?

  • Joseph Coulter
    Joseph Coulter 5 days ago

    1:54 lol

  • Joseph Coulter
    Joseph Coulter 5 days ago

    Poor mat in a manual

  • Pupo_28
    Pupo_28 5 days ago

    E-tron r8?

  • Bahaa Hamad
    Bahaa Hamad 5 days ago


  • Andrew K
    Andrew K 5 days ago

    Manual is best even when it's the slowest.

  • Zhang
    Zhang 6 days ago

    1:50 what we all came to see thank me later

  • Bomter D
    Bomter D 6 days ago +1

    I keep telling to myself you and Bear Grylls are relatives ..somehow... it is a mistery and it always will be

  • Alberto Serrano
    Alberto Serrano 6 days ago

    You couldn’t shift for shit m8

  • DARIS Channel
    DARIS Channel 6 days ago

    Spoiler:The R8 wins

  • Azureey Kola
    Azureey Kola 6 days ago

    So the only R8 with manual transmission is the first gen? That sucks.

  • Venir Lekha
    Venir Lekha 6 days ago

    Doesn’t a convertible ruin the aerodynamic compared to a coupe?

  • Brandon Humphrey
    Brandon Humphrey 6 days ago

    They need to bring back the v8 r8

  • anpredictable
    anpredictable 7 days ago

    V8 na manual still my fav

  • Rayan Fokeena
    Rayan Fokeena 7 days ago +2

    Why does the old R8 4.2 V8 sound the best compared to the fatter V10s??

  • Silver Back
    Silver Back 7 days ago +1

    If Audi released a new sport model and it was slower than the last one, heads would roll. Bit obvious result but nice vid 👍

  • Ryin
    Ryin 7 days ago

    эх жалко что Булкин продал р8()))

  • Brownsvillan
    Brownsvillan 8 days ago

    It's like what did you expect lol

  • XxKryptonite Tv
    XxKryptonite Tv 8 days ago

    You should do this with dodge challengers

  • Big Barry
    Big Barry 8 days ago +3

    all stock supra, rx7, gtr34, evo 9, subaru sti, nsx, civic, integra,Z350,Sx200, celica gt4, and more JDM dragrace then all between 600-800ps :D

  • Colors The Best
    Colors The Best 9 days ago

    Well Matt, the new generations need to better than the older generations

  • dikiy boy
    dikiy boy 9 days ago

    P.S Won audi

  • marcmaartenful
    marcmaartenful 9 days ago

    Ok, I got rid of my 2014 gt500 for a 2019 camaro ss 1le, when racing my friends car I kept up better ( 280z with built ls3 swap t56 trans) I can drive this new car with more confidence, anyways...
    Can you test, 2019 manual trans bullet mustang, 2016 base gt350, 2019 camaro ss 1le, all manual gearboxes. Can you do 1/4 mile, skidpad, braking and a track lap?

    • TheUnreal7
      TheUnreal7 5 days ago

      Dude *please* get the new Corvette C8

  • Anonymous
    Anonymous 9 days ago

    I’m surprised that the latest one didn’t win by a landslide

  • Song Kim
    Song Kim 9 days ago +1

    I'll take the slowest but the only one with the stick. Auto is too boring....;p

  • jayjaylen75
    jayjaylen75 10 days ago


  • SevenTwist
    SevenTwist 10 days ago +1

    Gen 1 audi is looking the best I just love that car so much

  • hllboi817
    hllboi817 10 days ago +1

    Anyone who gets an r8 in a non v10plus is doing it wrong.

  • Ethan Hossain
    Ethan Hossain 10 days ago

    The lmx has a gallardo superleggera engine

  • Ethan Hossain
    Ethan Hossain 10 days ago +2

    The v8 sounds like a vacuum cleaner

  • terry bigMango
    terry bigMango 10 days ago

    Spoiler alert: R8 won

  • Jason Haar
    Jason Haar 11 days ago +3

    What a brilliant idea ! Well done gents. Do more of these across other auto makers like Porsche, BMW, Mercedes (and go back even further in time !). Cheers lads

  • Enzo Zastrow
    Enzo Zastrow 11 days ago

    Ich denke mal es gewinnt ein R8

  • Web-On Player
    Web-On Player 11 days ago

    The manual lose because the driver its very bad

  • reality
    reality 11 days ago

    булкина бы сюда

  • R3cklessGhosT20
    R3cklessGhosT20 11 days ago

    They all got ugly was rear ends tho😩

  • nassimishere
    nassimishere 11 days ago

    Dude launched it perfectly.

  • markathus
    markathus 11 days ago +1

    Kpop fans be like: which one's cuter?

  • lil stoner
    lil stoner 12 days ago

    spoiler!!! r8 wins

  • ponchomansam
    ponchomansam 12 days ago

    You could buy a b8/8.5 s4 fully optioned and go stage 2 dual pulley and almost be as fast as the newest r8 for much less. Granted the experience is not going to be the same at all and I bet the r8 handles much better (which is more to my preference) but it’s kind of interesting to think about.

    • Brett Friedrichsen
      Brett Friedrichsen 8 days ago

      That's certainly a more affordable option! The R8's engine placement helps handling significantly, but an s4 as you described would still be a ton of fun!

  • Tre Webster
    Tre Webster 12 days ago

    That v8 manual is the best one

  • ThunderGoatz
    ThunderGoatz 12 days ago +17

    That LMX is so damn beautiful. And the sypder with the top down looks good too. Gen 1 was way better looking imo

    • RS 390
      RS 390 Day ago

      And THAT WING is sick.

  • Mike Valadez
    Mike Valadez 12 days ago

    Why does Matt always choose the slowest cars for these races???

  • YTFanboys2
    YTFanboys2 12 days ago

    The lmx and V8 r8 were my favorite a

  • Jack Rotter
    Jack Rotter 12 days ago


  • lofthousehh
    lofthousehh 13 days ago +8

    Still love the original R8, even if it isn't that fast.

  • BB Gaming
    BB Gaming 13 days ago +1

    Mat I think the Audi R8 won ;)

  • Tidwell
    Tidwell 14 days ago

    You have a Manuel. If you wanna go fast you need an automatic

    • Loopsrainforest
      Loopsrainforest 12 days ago

      Tidwell But then you feel like you’re neutered.

  • Kyler Galimba
    Kyler Galimba 14 days ago +14

    This is why I like underrated supercars, because in the future, everyone will admire how good they were back in the old days

    • Vinzent
      Vinzent 7 days ago

      R8 is underrated?

  • Roman Province of Palestine

    That was awesome. 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

  • sasa nice
    sasa nice 15 days ago

    I would choose the V8 Manual.

  • Michael Maier
    Michael Maier 15 days ago +1

    Spoiler the R8 win

  • jamal hippolyte
    jamal hippolyte 15 days ago

    Drag race a Audi s4

  • Musa Topcu
    Musa Topcu 15 days ago

    Where r8 2016 - 2018

  • Nico Mercado
    Nico Mercado 15 days ago +1

    Hi. Can you do a drag race of entry level midsize SUVs (4x2 variants) :
    Fortuner vs Everest vs Montero Sport vs MU-X vs Terra vs Trailblazer
    Thanks =)

  • Rafael Vieira
    Rafael Vieira 16 days ago

    Audi R8 v10 vs tesla model s p100d

  • gabriel atala
    gabriel atala 16 days ago +4

    Toyota Supra and bmw z4m40i are faster then than the original R8.. that I call progress

  • ExoticsOnRoad
    ExoticsOnRoad 16 days ago

    One of the best supercars ever

  • the dude
    the dude 17 days ago

    audi fucking tesla and bmw with the r8 soooooo much

  • Michael Ivanov
    Michael Ivanov 18 days ago

    Is there a GT-R video? They've got a lot of different versions!

  • S.G. GAME
    S.G. GAME 19 days ago

    Bla bla bla bla

  • Eric Stag
    Eric Stag 19 days ago +1

    When my mum tells me I'm better than my elder brothers..😑

  • the luccy insaan LTD
    the luccy insaan LTD 20 days ago

    Where was the audi r7

  • Кирилл Кузнецов

    Какие неожиданные результаты

  • Torian Blair
    Torian Blair 22 days ago

    No comparison what is this guy smoking?

  • 824kblakers
    824kblakers 22 days ago +1

    The original v8 really doesn't sound very good. Other than that it's a brilliant car

  • killeverything200
    killeverything200 23 days ago

    They all look identical from the thumbnail

  • JellyBird12
    JellyBird12 23 days ago

    I appriciate this, But i dont see a point.....

  • TiptronicSS
    TiptronicSS 23 days ago +1

    A lovely generation comparison, I loved it. I also loved rhe exhaust sounds of the first and newest generation cars. The newest though, really turned into art, what a creation, it's just turned into perfection.

  • Andrew Hawthorne
    Andrew Hawthorne 23 days ago +3

    The pre-facelift second gen R8 (2015-17) is the best looking imo

  • Parker Linnarz
    Parker Linnarz 23 days ago

    They should’ve had the non facelift r8 wtf

  • BllT
    BllT 24 days ago +1

    The audi r8 has different versions?? I didnt know that they all look the like the same trash audi is producing for years Pog!

  • comeberza
    comeberza 24 days ago +1

    I actually loved the old and the second version r8, the new one is a bit more generic for me, the continuous side stripe behind the doors was soo gorgeous and the rear with the black fans grills is much more interesting

  • Shadøwmoses860
    Shadøwmoses860 24 days ago

    Shit car

  • agentstarkk
    agentstarkk 24 days ago

    Wasn't there at some point a diesel r8? How would that have compared?

    • Fabio Bologna
      Fabio Bologna 22 days ago

      There was the LeMans Quattro Concept car and it had the twin turbo v12 out of the q7 v12 tdi...
      Love the concept of a LeMans racer for the road and if I were in a free country (Italy sucks) and had a bunch of money I would try and build one myself...

  • Kamran
    Kamran 24 days ago +4

    The first Audi (oldest one) looks the best

  • Just-A-Username
    Just-A-Username 24 days ago

    4:05 all of the older R8 went up at the same time

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  • Salvador Martinez
    Salvador Martinez 24 days ago

    Proof automatic cars are superior to manual cars in every way except cost.

  • hypershadow87
    hypershadow87 25 days ago +1

    Manual could never keep up with the automatics of today. The tables have turned. I easily see the original R8 coming in last even if it had a V10.

    • hypershadow87
      hypershadow87 24 days ago

      @agentstarkk I don't think anyone who's used to a manual would give theirs up. Manuals are kinda fun, but I just like the comfort of automatics.

    • agentstarkk
      agentstarkk 24 days ago

      I would still never give up my manual.

  • Schwifty95
    Schwifty95 25 days ago +6

    Tony Stark would have approved

  • #DUckStar5 YT
    #DUckStar5 YT 25 days ago

    Depends the driver,

    DOMINIC TORETTO will win

  • Honda NSX-R
    Honda NSX-R 25 days ago +12

    Please do GT-R version
    2007 480hp vs 2009 specV 485hp vs 2011 530hp vs 2013 550hp vs 2017 570hp vs 2019 Nismo 600hp

  • Tomek Ziętek
    Tomek Ziętek 25 days ago

    I think the result was pretty obvious??

  • Kione Chetty
    Kione Chetty 25 days ago

    Riiiiiiight then🤣🤣🤣🤣