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Old 12-04-2018, 05:27 AM
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I'm thinking of doing a 1 for 1 trade of my Turbo S for the 2014 R8 Plus similar specs and mileage. I test drove a regular 2014 R8 a while back and it is an exciting car to drive compares to the Turbo S even though it's slower in every aspect. I want to know what you're though on it.

What are the Pros and Cons of the R8 compares to the TTS?

I have a ByDesign Stage 2 on my Turbo S right now and if I keep the car I will move forward with Stage 3 or 4.
If I get the R8, well, I may do an ECU tune. Thanks for your feedbacks.
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Old 12-04-2018, 11:27 AM
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R8 is a lot more eye-catching, that is for sure. Are you looking a gated manual spec? I don't remember what year they discontinued that tranny. Good luck!
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Old 12-04-2018, 01:16 PM
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The R8 is a S-Tronic automatic.
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Old 12-04-2018, 08:03 PM
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The R8 (in all variants) is a really nice sounding, comfortable, reliable car. The only thing an Audi R8 does faster than a TTS, however, is depreciate. I'm an Audi guy and chose the TTS over the R8 because it is a sleeper supercar that is a more comfortable daily driver. The V8 sound is way nicer than that on a modded TTS.

If you feel you want a change, it's a nice trade though.
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Old 12-05-2018, 12:07 AM
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The guy who owned my car before me traded it in on a R8 v10 plus spyder and I heard through the grapevine he misses the Porsche as it is not a throwable and can not dive in and out of lanes as easily. The car is a looker and does sound great though.
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Old 12-05-2018, 04:31 PM
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I wouldn't do it, not for a 2014. I would consider it if we were talking about a newer body style.
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Old 12-06-2018, 01:31 AM
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Originally Posted by Harry Da Hamster View Post
I wouldn't do it, not for a 2014. I would consider it if we were talking about a newer body style.
Hey brother, I believe you have the ByDesign Stage 4? Can you tell me about your build and what your impression on you stage 4 etc. The trade my not workout and I prob going to go to stage 3 or 4. I'm looking to do either intercooler or intercooler and upgraded VTG from Sam.

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Old 12-06-2018, 02:27 AM
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Originally Posted by neil.schneider View Post
The guy who owned my car before me traded it in on a R8 v10 plus spyder and I heard through the grapevine he misses the Porsche as it is not a throwable and can not dive in and out of lanes as easily. The car is a looker and does sound great though.
also, I should add that he traded it for a brand new 2018 model not the older model.
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Old 12-06-2018, 03:40 PM
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I had a 2014 R8 V10 Convertible for a day a couple years back. The s-tronic transmission is not that great (not dual clutch) - i think it got updated in 2016. The V10 engine is great and sounds much better than a TT. I found it to be heavy and not very tossable. Gets a lot of attention - its pretty. Nice for a few days but Id get tired of it after a while. And then i'd be back in my TT.
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Old 12-07-2018, 06:13 AM
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Thanks everyone for the your feedbacks!!!! still on the fence here
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Old 12-07-2018, 12:22 PM
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Looks like the trade won't happen due to logistics and time constraint. I will be sticking with the TTS until it gets sold, shipped, or trade again in the future.
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Originally Posted by znammz911TTS View Post
Looks like the trade won't happen due to logistics and time constraint. I will be sticking with the TTS until it gets sold, shipped, or trade again in the future.
I have a 2017 R8 V10 plus available, low miles and loaded with carbon...
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