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2014 Audi R8 Set to Lose Some Weight

It seems that cars keep getting heavier these days. And while that's come to be an expected norm, Audi, with the help of aluminum and carbon fiber, will shave over 200 pounds off of its next-gen R8.

Audi has made a commitment to build a lighter-weight chassis, and in 2014, the sporty Audi R8 will get a 30-percent increase in torsional rigidity in addition to being 220 pounds lighter. This will buck the current…

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