Audi and Volkswagen are recalling 119,000 vehicles to replace dangerous Takata airbag inflators.
This campaign is part of an industry-wide effort involving more than a dozen automakers and 1.7 million vehicles. The chemical inside of Takata airbag inflators can become unstable over time, leading to violent and sometimes deadly airbag deployments. The recall is for both driver and passenger side inflators in the 2017 R8 and 2016-2017 TT.keep reading article "Takata Inflator Recall for TT and R8 Vehicles"
Audi is recalling 1,900 R8 vehicles to stop transmission fluid leaking onto gearbox ventilation hoses and starting fires.
The 2017-2018 Audi R8 Spyders and R8 Coupes are more likely to leak transmission fluid during racetrack driving or extreme sharp turns at high speeds. The fire risk comes into view if the transmission fluid hits hot exhaust parts.…keep reading article "It’s Time to Stop Track Racing Your R8 Until You Get Its Transmission Fixed"