2012 Audi R8 GT

2012 Audi R8 Competitors

$198k super car, designed & built in Germany 13 city / 19 hwy 257-376 mile range, gas engine
560 hp 317 cu. in. V10

As well as being compared against other super cars and luxury cars, the 2012 Audi R8 GT is also often compared to exotic cars, roadsters, sports cars and cars. The 2012 Audi R8 GT's top rivals come from Nissan (such as the GT-R Black Edition and the 370Z ) and Mercedes-Benz (such as the C63 AMG and the SL550)

compared to super car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the R8 GT compared to other super car competitors include: it slightly shorter braking distance from 60mph (100 ft vs 112 ft).

However, on average it only has a naturally-aspirated engine (none vs twin turbocharger).

2012 Nissan GT-R Black Edition

2012 Nissan GT-R Black Edition
$96,100

Significant advantages of the GT-R Black Edition (vs the R8 GT)

  • GT-R Black Edition's Twin turbocharger increases power output: Twin turbocharger vs None
  • Faster 0-60 mph time: 2.9 seconds vs 3.4 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the GT-R Black Edition (vs the R8 GT)

  • Sluggish performance: 7.2 lb/hp vs 6.0 lb/hp

common strengths of the GT-R Black Edition and R8 GT

  • Both vehicles have good 0-60 times: 2.9 seconds vs 3.4 seconds
  • Both come standard with paddle shifters
  • Both vehicles have above average braking abilities for this class of vehicle: 101 ft vs 100 ft
arrow Compare the 2012 Nissan GT-R Black Edition vs the 2012 Audi R8 GT

2010 Ferrari 458 Italia

2010 Ferrari 458 Italia
$230,675

Significant advantages of the 458 Italia (vs the R8 GT)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 458 Italia (vs the R8 GT)

  • None found

common strengths of the 458 Italia and R8 GT

  • Both provide sporty handling: 5.3 lb/hp vs 6.0 lb/hp
  • Both come standard with paddle shifters
  • Both vehicles have above average braking abilities for this class of vehicle: 99 ft vs 100 ft
arrow Compare the 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia vs the 2012 Audi R8 GT

2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
$187,450

Significant advantages of the SLS AMG (vs the R8 GT)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SLS AMG (vs the R8 GT)

  • None found

common strengths of the SLS AMG and R8 GT

  • Both come standard with paddle shifters
  • Both vehicles have above average braking abilities for this class of vehicle: 100 ft vs 100 ft
  • Both provide sporty handling: 6.3 lb/hp vs 6.0 lb/hp
arrow Compare the 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG vs the 2012 Audi R8 GT

2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera

2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera
$243,595

Significant advantages of the Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera (vs the R8 GT)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera (vs the R8 GT)

  • Significantly longer braking distance from 60mph: 112 ft vs 100 ft

common strengths of the Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera and R8 GT

  • Both provide sporty handling: 5.2 lb/hp vs 6.0 lb/hp
  • Both come standard with paddle shifters
  • Both vehicles have good 0-60 times: 3.4 seconds vs 3.4 seconds
arrow Compare the 2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Superleggera vs the 2012 Audi R8 GT

2011 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1

2011 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1
$112,550

Significant advantages of the Corvette ZR1 (vs the R8 GT)

  • Corvette ZR1's Supercharger increases power output: Supercharger vs None
  • Significantly more powerful: 638 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 560 HP @ 8,000 RPM

Significant disadvantages of the Corvette ZR1 (vs the R8 GT)

  • Much longer braking distance from 60mph: 126 ft vs 100 ft
  • Paddle shifters not available

common strengths of the Corvette ZR1 and R8 GT

  • Both provide sporty handling: 5.2 lb/hp vs 6.0 lb/hp
  • Fairly powerful: 638 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 560 HP @ 8,000 RPM
  • Both vehicles have good 0-60 times: 3.4 seconds vs 3.4 seconds
arrow Compare the 2011 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 vs the 2012 Audi R8 GT

2010 Ferrari 612 Scaglietti

2010 Ferrari 612 Scaglietti
$315,538

Significant advantages of the 612 Scaglietti (vs the R8 GT)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 612 Scaglietti (vs the R8 GT)

  • Much worse cornering ability: 0.88 g vs 1 g
  • Sluggish performance: 7.8 lb/hp vs 6.0 lb/hp
  • Significantly slower 1/4 mile time: 12.6 s @ 116 mph vs 11.6 s @ 122 mph

common strengths of the 612 Scaglietti and R8 GT

  • Both come standard with paddle shifters
arrow Compare the 2010 Ferrari 612 Scaglietti vs the 2012 Audi R8 GT

compared to luxury car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the R8 GT compared to other luxury car competitors include: it is slightly sportier (6.0 lb/hp vs 11.0 lb/hp), is slightly more powerful (560 HP @ 8,000 RPM vs 414 HP @ 8,300 RPM), has better traction (all-wheel drive vs rear-wheel drive), slightly faster 0-60 time (3.4 seconds vs 5.3 seconds) and significantly shorter braking distance from 60mph (100 ft vs 126 ft).

However, on average it doesn't have rear air conditioning (not available vs optional), costs more ($198,050 vs $84,875), has much fewer seats (2 vs 5), has significantly fewer airbags (4 vs 6) and gets slightly less from a tank of gas in the city (257 miles vs 396 miles).

2011 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG

2011 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG
$61,175

Significant advantages of the C63 AMG (vs the R8 GT)

  • Much cheaper: $61,175 vs $198,050
  • More seats: 5 vs 2
  • Many more airbags: 6 vs 4

Significant disadvantages of the C63 AMG (vs the R8 GT)

  • Only has all-wheel drive: rear-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive
  • Significantly worse cornering ability: 0.91 g vs 1 g
  • Less powerful: 451 HP @ 6,800 RPM vs 560 HP @ 8,000 RPM

common strengths of the C63 AMG and R8 GT

  • Fairly powerful: 451 HP @ 6,800 RPM vs 560 HP @ 8,000 RPM
  • Both vehicles have above average braking abilities for this class of vehicle: 110 ft vs 100 ft
  • Both posted zippy 1/4 mile times: 12.4 s @ 114 mph vs 11.6 s @ 122 mph
arrow Compare the 2011 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG vs the 2012 Audi R8 GT

2011 Audi A8 L 4.2

2011 Audi A8 L 4.2
$84,875

Significant advantages of the A8 L 4.2 (vs the R8 GT)

  • Optional rear air conditioning
  • Much cheaper: $84,875 vs $198,050
  • More seats: 5 vs 2

Significant disadvantages of the A8 L 4.2 (vs the R8 GT)

  • Much longer braking distance from 60mph: 126 ft vs 100 ft
  • Significantly less powerful: 372 HP @ 6,800 RPM vs 560 HP @ 8,000 RPM
  • Significantly slower 1/4 mile time: 14.0 s @ 105 mph vs 11.6 s @ 122 mph

common strengths of the A8 L 4.2 and R8 GT

  • Both vehicles have good cornering ability: 0.95 g vs 1 g
  • Both will do well in poor weather or off-road conditions: all-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive
  • Both come standard with navigation systems
arrow Compare the A8 L 4.2 vs the R8 GT

2011 Mercedes-Benz SL550

2011 Mercedes-Benz SL550
$104,775

Significant advantages of the SL550 (vs the R8 GT)

  • Much cheaper: $104,775 vs $198,050
  • Entertainment system comes standard
  • Significantly fewer trips to fill-up when driving on the highway: 464 miles vs 376 miles

Significant disadvantages of the SL550 (vs the R8 GT)

  • Much longer braking distance from 60mph: 126 ft vs 100 ft
  • Significantly less powerful: 382 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 560 HP @ 8,000 RPM
  • Only has all-wheel drive: rear-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive

common strengths of the SL550 and R8 GT

  • Fairly powerful: 382 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 560 HP @ 8,000 RPM
  • Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
  • Both come standard with navigation systems
arrow Compare the 2011 Mercedes-Benz SL550 vs the 2012 Audi R8 GT

2011 Porsche Panamera Turbo

2011 Porsche Panamera Turbo
$136,275

Significant advantages of the Panamera Turbo (vs the R8 GT)

  • Optional rear air conditioning
  • Many more airbags: 7 vs 4
  • Many fewer trips to fill-up when driving on the highway: 607 miles vs 376 miles

Significant disadvantages of the Panamera Turbo (vs the R8 GT)

  • Significantly worse cornering ability: 0.92 g vs 1 g
  • Longer braking distance from 60mph: 111 ft vs 100 ft

common strengths of the Panamera Turbo and R8 GT

  • Very powerful: 500 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 560 HP @ 8,000 RPM
  • Both vehicles have above average braking abilities for this class of vehicle: 111 ft vs 100 ft
  • Both posted zippy 1/4 mile times: 12.0 s @ 111 mph vs 11.6 s @ 122 mph
arrow Compare the 2011 Porsche Panamera Turbo vs the 2012 Audi R8 GT

2011 Cadillac CTS CTS-V

2011 Cadillac CTS CTS-V
$64,520

Significant advantages of the CTS CTS-V (vs the R8 GT)

  • Much cheaper: $64,520 vs $198,050
  • More seats: 5 vs 2
  • Entertainment system comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the CTS CTS-V (vs the R8 GT)

  • Only has all-wheel drive: rear-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive
  • Paddle shifters not available
  • Power outlets not available

common strengths of the CTS CTS-V and R8 GT

  • Very powerful: 556 HP @ 6,100 RPM vs 560 HP @ 8,000 RPM
  • Both cars have extraordinary braking abilities: 106 ft vs 100 ft
  • Both vehicles have good cornering ability: 0.95 g vs 1 g
arrow Compare the 2011 Cadillac CTS CTS-V vs the 2012 Audi R8 GT

2011 BMW M3

2011 BMW M3
$58,075

Significant advantages of the M3 (vs the R8 GT)

  • Much cheaper: $58,075 vs $198,050
  • More seats: 5 vs 2
  • More airbags: 5 vs 4

Significant disadvantages of the M3 (vs the R8 GT)

  • Only has all-wheel drive: rear-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive
  • Significantly less powerful: 414 HP @ 8,300 RPM vs 560 HP @ 8,000 RPM
  • Paddle shifters not available

common strengths of the M3 and R8 GT

  • Both cars have phenomenal cornering abilities: 1 g vs 1 g
  • Both vehicles have above average braking abilities for this class of vehicle: 107 ft vs 100 ft
  • Fairly powerful: 414 HP @ 8,300 RPM vs 560 HP @ 8,000 RPM
arrow Compare the 2011 BMW M3 vs the 2012 Audi R8 GT

compared to exotic car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the R8 GT compared to exotic car competitors include: it is slightly more powerful (560 HP @ 8,000 RPM vs 470 HP @ 6,000 RPM), slightly better cornering ability (1 g vs 0.9 g), is slightly sportier (6.0 lb/hp vs 9.0 lb/hp), has an auxiliary audio input jack and has standard paddle shifters (standard vs unknown).

However, on average it only has a naturally-aspirated engine (none vs twin turbocharger), has significantly fewer seats (2 vs 4), lacks speed-sensitive volume, doesn't have an unlimited miles basic warranty and has significantly fewer speakers (7 vs 12).

2011 Maserati GranTurismo

2011 Maserati GranTurismo
$140,200

Significant advantages of the GranTurismo (vs the R8 GT)

  • More seats: 4 vs 2
  • Much cheaper: $140,200 vs $198,050
  • Unlimited basic warranty

Significant disadvantages of the GranTurismo (vs the R8 GT)

  • Less powerful: 440 HP @ 7,000 RPM vs 560 HP @ 8,000 RPM
  • Lacks auxiliary audio input jack
  • No subwoofer

common strengths of the GranTurismo and R8 GT

  • Inexpensive: $140,200 vs $198,050
  • Both come standard with paddle shifters
  • Both offer a semi-automatic transmission, a nice perk for this class: Semi-automatic transmission vs Semi-automatic transmission
arrow Compare the 2011 Maserati GranTurismo vs the 2012 Audi R8 GT

2012 McLaren MP4-12C

2012 McLaren MP4-12C
$231,400

Significant advantages of the MP4-12C (vs the R8 GT)

  • MP4-12C 's Twin turbocharger increases power output: Twin turbocharger vs None

Significant disadvantages of the MP4-12C (vs the R8 GT)

  • CD player not available
  • Significantly more expensive: $231,400 vs $198,050
  • CD changer not available

common strengths of the MP4-12C and R8 GT

  • Fairly powerful: 592 HP @ 7,000 RPM vs 560 HP @ 8,000 RPM
  • Both vehicles have good 0-60 times: 3.3 seconds vs 3.4 seconds
  • Both vehicles have above average braking abilities for this class of vehicle: 100 ft vs 100 ft
arrow Compare the 2012 McLaren MP4-12C vs the 2012 Audi R8 GT

2011 Aston Martin DB9

2011 Aston-Martin DB9
$193,230

Significant advantages of the DB9 (vs the R8 GT)

  • More seats: 4 vs 2
  • Unlimited basic warranty

Significant disadvantages of the DB9 (vs the R8 GT)

  • Paddle shifters not available
  • Fewer airbags: 3 vs 4
  • Only has all-wheel drive: rear-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive

common strengths of the DB9 and R8 GT

  • Inexpensive: $193,230 vs $198,050
  • Both offer a semi-automatic transmission, a nice perk for this class: Semi-automatic transmission vs Semi-automatic transmission
  • CD changer comes standard
arrow Compare the 2011 Aston-Martin DB9 vs the 2012 Audi R8 GT

2010 Bentley Continental GT

2010 Bentley Continental GT
$189,095

Significant advantages of the Continental GT (vs the R8 GT)

  • Continental GT's Twin turbocharger increases power output: Twin turbocharger vs None
  • More seats: 4 vs 2
  • Fewer trips to fill-up when driving on the highway: 452 miles vs 376 miles

Significant disadvantages of the Continental GT (vs the R8 GT)

  • Significantly worse cornering ability: 0.9 g vs 1 g
  • Lacks auxiliary audio input jack
  • No subwoofer

common strengths of the Continental GT and R8 GT

  • Fairly powerful: 567 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 560 HP @ 8,000 RPM
  • Inexpensive: $189,095 vs $198,050
  • Both come standard with paddle shifters
arrow Compare the 2010 Bentley Continental GT vs the 2012 Audi R8 GT

2010 Ferrari California

2010 Ferrari California
$196,450

Significant advantages of the California (vs the R8 GT)

  • Unlimited basic warranty

Significant disadvantages of the California (vs the R8 GT)

  • Less powerful: 453 HP @ 7,750 RPM vs 560 HP @ 8,000 RPM
  • CD player not available
  • Navigation system not available

common strengths of the California and R8 GT

  • Both vehicles have above average braking abilities for this class of vehicle: 100 ft vs 100 ft
  • Both vehicles have good 0-60 times: 3.5 seconds vs 3.4 seconds
  • Inexpensive: $196,450 vs $198,050
arrow Compare the 2010 Ferrari California vs the 2012 Audi R8 GT

compared to roadster competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the R8 GT compared to roadster competitors include: it has much more airbags (4 vs 2), gets significantly more from a tank of gas in the city (257 miles vs 208 miles), has an auxiliary audio input jack, has electronic stability control for increased safety and has standard paddle shifters (standard vs not available).

However, on average it is slightly less fuel efficient on the highway (19 mpg vs 22 mpg), costs more ($198,050 vs $95,931) and has slightly less powerful speakers (140 watts vs 310 watts).

2010 Dodge Viper SRT-10

2010 Dodge Viper SRT-10
$95,931

Significant advantages of the Viper SRT-10 (vs the R8 GT)

  • Significantly cheaper: $95,931 vs $198,050

Significant disadvantages of the Viper SRT-10 (vs the R8 GT)

  • Many fewer airbags: 2 vs 4
  • Lacks auxiliary audio input jack
  • No electronic stability control

common strengths of the Viper SRT-10 and R8 GT

  • Very powerful: 600 HP @ 6,100 RPM vs 560 HP @ 8,000 RPM
  • Both cars are very sporty: 5.7 lb/hp vs 6.0 lb/hp
  • The {better}'s standard navigation system will ensure you never get lost again; optional upgrade required on the {worse}
arrow Compare the 2010 Dodge Viper SRT-10 vs the 2012 Audi R8 GT

compared to sports car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the R8 GT compared to sports car competitors include: it has standard paddle shifters (standard vs not available), is significantly more powerful (560 HP @ 8,000 RPM vs 332 HP @ 7,000 RPM), slightly faster 0-60 time (3.4 seconds vs 5.8 seconds), slightly shorter braking distance from 60mph (100 ft vs 117 ft) and significantly faster 1/4 mile time (11.6 s @ 122 mph vs 14.5 s @ 97 mph).

However, on average it only has a naturally-aspirated engine (none vs supercharger), is slightly less fuel efficient in the city (13 mpg vs 17 mpg), is significantly less fuel efficient on the highway (19 mpg vs 26 mpg), costs more ($198,050 vs $39,350) and gets slightly less from a tank of gas in the city (257 miles vs 304 miles).

2012 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500

2012 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
$49,605

Significant advantages of the Mustang Shelby GT500 (vs the R8 GT)

  • Mustang Shelby GT500's Supercharger increases power output: Supercharger vs None
  • Much cheaper: $49,605 vs $198,050
  • Folding rear seats comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Mustang Shelby GT500 (vs the R8 GT)

  • Paddle shifters not available
  • Much worse cornering ability: 0.88 g vs 1 g
  • Slower 1/4 mile time: 13.0 s @ 112 mph vs 11.6 s @ 122 mph

common strengths of the Mustang Shelby GT500 and R8 GT

  • Very powerful: 550 HP @ 6,200 RPM vs 560 HP @ 8,000 RPM
  • Both posted zippy 1/4 mile times: 13.0 s @ 112 mph vs 11.6 s @ 122 mph
  • Both vehicles have above average braking abilities for this class of vehicle: 104 ft vs 100 ft
arrow Compare the 2012 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 vs the 2012 Audi R8 GT

2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS

2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS
$37,625

Significant advantages of the Camaro SS (vs the R8 GT)

  • Much cheaper: $37,625 vs $198,050
  • Better highway mileage: 24 mpg vs 19 mpg
  • Significantly fewer trips to fill-up when driving on the highway: 456 miles vs 376 miles

Significant disadvantages of the Camaro SS (vs the R8 GT)

  • Paddle shifters not available
  • Significantly worse cornering ability: 0.92 g vs 1 g
  • Significantly slower 1/4 mile time: 13.2 s @ 109 mph vs 11.6 s @ 122 mph

common strengths of the Camaro SS and R8 GT

  • Both posted zippy 1/4 mile times: 13.2 s @ 109 mph vs 11.6 s @ 122 mph
  • Fairly powerful: 426 HP @ 5,900 RPM vs 560 HP @ 8,000 RPM
  • Both vehicles have good 0-60 times: 4.7 seconds vs 3.4 seconds
arrow Compare the 2011 Chevrolet Camaro SS vs the 2012 Audi R8 GT

2011 Nissan 370Z

2011 Nissan 370Z
$32,210

Significant advantages of the 370Z (vs the R8 GT)

  • Much cheaper: $32,210 vs $198,050
  • Significantly better highway mileage: 26 mpg vs 19 mpg
  • Many fewer trips to fill-up when driving in the city: 342 miles vs 257 miles

Significant disadvantages of the 370Z (vs the R8 GT)

  • Significantly less powerful: 332 HP @ 7,000 RPM vs 560 HP @ 8,000 RPM
  • Significantly slower 1/4 mile time: 13.4 s @ 105 mph vs 11.6 s @ 122 mph
  • Slower 0-60 mph time: 4.9 seconds vs 3.4 seconds

common strengths of the 370Z and R8 GT

  • Both vehicles have above average braking abilities for this class of vehicle: 102 ft vs 100 ft
  • Both vehicles have good cornering ability: 1.01 g vs 1 g
  • Both posted zippy 1/4 mile times: 13.4 s @ 105 mph vs 11.6 s @ 122 mph
arrow Compare the 2011 Nissan 370Z vs the 2012 Audi R8 GT

2011 Saab 9-5 Turbo4

2011 Saab 9-5 Turbo4
$39,350

Significant advantages of the 9-5 Turbo4 (vs the R8 GT)

  • 9-5 Turbo4's Turbocharger increases power output: Turbocharger vs None
  • Much better highway mileage: 33 mpg vs 19 mpg
  • Many fewer trips to fill-up when driving on the highway: 611 miles vs 376 miles

Significant disadvantages of the 9-5 Turbo4 (vs the R8 GT)

  • Much less powerful: 220 HP @ 5,300 RPM vs 560 HP @ 8,000 RPM
  • Navigation system not available
  • CD changer not available

common strengths of the 9-5 Turbo4 and R8 GT

  • Both have power seats for the passenger
  • Both have power seats
  • Both come standard with leather interiors
arrow Compare the 2011 Saab 9-5 Turbo4 vs the 2012 Audi R8 GT

2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8

2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8
$44,635

Significant advantages of the Challenger SRT8 (vs the R8 GT)

  • Much cheaper: $44,635 vs $198,050
  • Fewer trips to fill-up when driving on the highway: 439 miles vs 376 miles
  • Folding rear seats comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Challenger SRT8 (vs the R8 GT)

  • Paddle shifters not available
  • Significantly worse cornering ability: 0.89 g vs 1 g
  • Significantly longer braking distance from 60mph: 117 ft vs 100 ft

common strengths of the Challenger SRT8 and R8 GT

  • Fairly powerful: 470 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 560 HP @ 8,000 RPM
  • Both posted zippy 1/4 mile times: 13.0 s @ 111 mph vs 11.6 s @ 122 mph
  • Both vehicles have good 0-60 times: 4.6 seconds vs 3.4 seconds
arrow Compare the 2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 vs the 2012 Audi R8 GT

2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR

2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR
$37,970

Significant advantages of the Lancer Evolution MR (vs the R8 GT)

  • Lancer Evolution MR's Turbocharger increases power output: Turbocharger vs None
  • Much cheaper: $37,970 vs $198,050
  • Better city mileage: 17 mpg vs 13 mpg

Significant disadvantages of the Lancer Evolution MR (vs the R8 GT)

  • Much longer braking distance from 60mph: 133 ft vs 100 ft
  • Much less powerful: 291 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 560 HP @ 8,000 RPM
  • Much slower 1/4 mile time: 14.5 s @ 97 mph vs 11.6 s @ 122 mph

common strengths of the Lancer Evolution MR and R8 GT

  • Both come standard with paddle shifters
  • Both have rear spoilers
  • Both have good drivetrains for driving off-road or in poor weather: all-wheel drive vs all-wheel drive
arrow Compare the 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR vs the 2012 Audi R8 GT

compared to car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the R8 GT compared to car competitors include: it is much sportier (6.0 lb/hp vs 19.3 lb/hp), is much more powerful (560 HP @ 8,000 RPM vs 169 HP @ 6,000 RPM), has a significantly longer-lasting basic warranty (4 year vs 3 year), has a significantly longer basic warranty (50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile) and has slightly more gears (6 vs continuously variable).

However, on average it is slightly less fuel efficient in the city (13 mpg vs 22 mpg), is significantly less fuel efficient on the highway (19 mpg vs 33 mpg), lacks continously-variable transmission (traditional vs continuously variable), costs more ($198,050 vs $20,955) and has much fewer seats (2 vs 5).

2011 Toyota Camry

2011 Toyota Camry
$20,955

Significant advantages of the Camry (vs the R8 GT)

  • Much cheaper: $20,955 vs $198,050
  • More seats: 5 vs 2
  • Much better highway mileage: 33 mpg vs 19 mpg

Significant disadvantages of the Camry (vs the R8 GT)

  • Much longer braking distance from 60mph: 142 ft vs 100 ft
  • Much less powerful: 169 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 560 HP @ 8,000 RPM
  • Much slower 1/4 mile time: 17.2 s @ 84 mph vs 11.6 s @ 122 mph

common strengths of the Camry and R8 GT

  • None found
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2012 Nissan Altima 3.5 SR

2012 Nissan Altima 3.5 SR
$29,190

Significant advantages of the Altima 3.5 SR (vs the R8 GT)

  • Much cheaper: $29,190 vs $198,050
  • More seats: 5 vs 2
  • Has continuously variable transmission: Continuously variable vs Traditional

Significant disadvantages of the Altima 3.5 SR (vs the R8 GT)

  • Many fewer gears: Continuously variable vs 6
  • Much worse cornering ability: 0.81 g vs 1 g
  • Much less powerful: 270 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 560 HP @ 8,000 RPM

common strengths of the Altima 3.5 SR and R8 GT

  • Both posted zippy 1/4 mile times: 14.9 s @ 100 mph vs 11.6 s @ 122 mph
  • Both provide sporty handling: 12.3 lb/hp vs 6.0 lb/hp
  • Both vehicles have good 0-60 times: 6.5 seconds vs 3.4 seconds
arrow Compare the 2012 Nissan Altima 3.5 SR vs the 2012 Audi R8 GT

2012 Chevrolet Cruze LT

2012 Chevrolet Cruze LT
$19,225

Significant advantages of the Cruze LT (vs the R8 GT)

  • Much cheaper: $19,225 vs $198,050
  • More seats: 5 vs 2
  • Cruze LT's Turbocharger increases power output: Turbocharger vs None

Significant disadvantages of the Cruze LT (vs the R8 GT)

  • Much less powerful: 138 HP @ 4,900 RPM vs 560 HP @ 8,000 RPM
  • Sluggish performance: 22.5 lb/hp vs 6.0 lb/hp
  • Much longer braking distance from 60mph: 139 ft vs 100 ft

common strengths of the Cruze LT and R8 GT

  • None found
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