2018 Porsche 911 vs. 2018 Audi R8: Head to Head

2018 Porsche 911, 2018 Audi R8
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R8 vs. 911: Which High-End German Sports Car Is Best for You?  

With six-figure prices, owning a supercar may seem like unattainable goal, but the Audi R8 and Porsche 911 are on the more affordable end of the exotic car spectrum. They offer thrilling performance and head-turning looks, but are also very livable cars.

The R8 and 911 take two very different approaches to the high-performance sports car formula. Porsche has classic, iconic styling that has evolved through the years and a rear-engine layout, while the R8 has an extremely futuristic styling, and a mid-engine layout that has come to define the modern supercar.

But which of these heart-pounding luxury sports cars is right for you? We examine both cars based on price and performance, but also more practical aspects like cargo space, seat comfort, and reliability. Read on to learn more about how the 911 and R8 match up!