The Audi R8 and Lamborghini Huracan share many similar aspects with each other. They both share the same chassis, engine type, and similar dimensions. The Audi R8 features a slightly more detuned engine than the Lamborghini Huracan, but that loud V10 symphony remains the same as the Lamborghini Huracan, if not better as some would argue.
The Audi R8 uses Audi’s Quattro four-wheel-drive system, whereas the Lamborghini Huracan utilizes an electronically controlled all-wheel-drive system that performs quite well against the renowned Quattro system found in the Audi R8.
The Lamborghini Huracan has adopted a 7 Speed DCT [Dual Clutch Transmission] gearbox which the Audi R8 also is equipped with. The 7 Speed DCT gearbox is an extremely reliable and dependable gearbox, ready for almost anything.
A very similar character profile of both cars; however which car would we choose? Read on!
The Audi R8 Is Pretty Wild
The Audi R8 is cheaper than a Lamborghini Huracan yet has some of the tech that the pricy Lamborghini has. A decent Audi R8 costs around $110,000, whereas a decent Lamborghini Huracan would cost in upwards of $150,000.
The Audi R8 is quite possibly the loudest production V10 available currently to buy fresh. It features mode such as Individual, Comfort and Sport+. Each of these modes change the character of the car, making it more berserk as you move up the totem pole.
The Audi R8 not only sounds good, but it also looks amazing, allowing it to successfully pull off wearing different colour paint jobs. This is a huge bonus and allows the Audi R8 to be customised in any way shape or form, yet still retain that unique and bold persona that it has created over the years.
The Audi R8 is readily equipped with many creature comforts, such as a high-quality Bang & Olufsen sound system, heated seats, heated steering wheel, virtual cockpit, and an amazing suspension system.
Is The Huracan An Underrated Missile?
Unlike the Audi R8, the Lamborghini Huracan is more track focused. It omits many of the tech features found in the Audi R8, however compensates this with a powerful engine that pushes out 31 more horsepower.
The Lamborghini Huracan dominates the Audi R8 in performance, easily exceeding the 0-62mph time.
The Lamborghini Huracan boasts a beautiful V10 symphony like the Audi R8 and shares the same chassis too. Wearing the reputable ‘Lamborghini’ badge, the Huracan is a favored vehicle amongst the rich and famous. A sign of wealth and high status, Lamborghini pride themselves as offering some of the most unique and bespoke vehicles on the planet – their sporty Huracan is no exception.
Which mental machine do we prefer? With all aspects considered, including price, power, driver focus, practicality and road presence, we conclude that the Audi R8 is more value for money. This is because for Huracan sounds, Huracan power (almost) and a Huracan Chassis and Gearbox, the Audi R8 is the winning car.
The Audi R8 costs 20% cheaper than a Huracan yet is on par with the Huracan and looks just as stunning. The Audi R8 has all the modern technological instruments that one would require. It has as much luxury in it as an Audi A7 and as big of a road presence as the Huracan.
We choose the Audi R8 simply because of that throaty, loud, fiery V10. Available in a convertible option as well as a coupe, the Audi R8 offers more bang for your buck.
Credit where credit is due, the Lamborghini Huracan is a strong, durable car that can perform very well against the competition. Though, that extra pricy price tag may just sway the attention of people to its cheaper twin, the rival Audi R8.
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