Produced from 2006 to 2013, the first generation Audi R8 (Type 42) is a sports car offered in 2 door coupe / convertible (spyder) body styles. Under ownership of Volkswagen, it is based on the Lamborghini Gallardo, sharing its chassis and engine, the Audi R8 is the first mid engine production car produced by Audi.
The Matchbox Audi R8 is based on the 2006 to 2010 R8 Coupé 4.2 FSI Quattro. It debuted for the 2007 mainline for the 1-75 series under the sub series of MBX Metal. The casting has a number of MB726 and was in production from 2007 to 2013 before going on hiatus until it returned in 2018 and been in production ever since.
Engine: 4.2 L FSI DOHC V8
0-60: 12.6 sec.
- The pedal is to the metal and the speedometer reads 100. Breaking the speed limit? NEVER! You're zooming down the Autobahn from Berlin to Frankfurt and there IS no posted speed limit! Your Audi R8, with its 420-hp V8 engine, is an incredibly smooth ride, even at outrageous speeds! —From the 2011 Sports Cars card
The Audi R8 has been issued in the following versions:
|Col #||Year||Series||Color||Tampo||Base Color / Type||Window Color||Interior Color||Wheel Type||Toy Number(s)||Country||Notes / Variations||Photo|
|MB14||2007||1-75: MBX Metal||Metallic Silver||Detailed trim||Dark Gray / Plastic||Smoke||Black||K7487||Thailand|
|MB14||2007||1-75: MBX Metal||Metallic Light Blue||Detailed trim||Black / Plastic||Smoke||Black||L5053 (USA)|
|MB18||2008||Sports Cars 10/17||Metalflake Charcoal||Detailed trim||Black / Plastic||Smoke||Black||M5299||Thailand|
|N/A||2008||5-Pack: Modern Rides||Red||Detailed trim||Black / Plastic||Smoke||Black||M0137||Thailand|
|MB21||2009||Sports Cars 8/13||Black||Detailed trim, Silver side panels||Black / Plastic||Clear||Gray||P2931||Thailand||Base Code(s): B27|
|MB21||2009||Sports Cars 8/13||Metalflake Black||Detailed trim, Silver side panels||Black / Plastic||Clear||Gray||P2931||Thailand||Base Code(s): B47|
|MB15||2010||Sports Cars 15/15||Pearl White||Detailed trim, Gloss White side panels||Black / Plastic||Smoke||Black||R4971||Thailand||Base code(s): B52, C01|
|MB15||2010||Sports Cars 15/15||Pearl White||Detailed trim, Flat Black side panels||Black / Plastic||Smoke||Black||R4971||Thailand||Base Code(s): C25|
|N/A||2010||10-Pack: Showroom Models||Metalflake Electric Blue||Detailed trim, Silver side panels||Black / Plastic||Smoke||Gray||R0619||Thailand|
|MB13 (USA) MB10 (ROW)||2011||Sports Cars 13/13||Metalflake Red||Detailed trim||Black / Plastic||Smoke||Black||T8920||Thailand||Base Code(s): D01, D04, D05|
|MB63||2013||1-120: MBX Adventure City||Metalflake Blue||Detailed trim||Black / Plastic||Clear||Black||Y0848||Thailand||Base Code(s): F36, F37, F38|
|N/A||2018||Globe Travelers||Metallic Green||Detailed trim||Black / Plastic||Clear||Black||FHY84||Thailand||Base Code(s): K41, K44, K49|
|N/A||2019||5-Pack: Auto Bahn Express||Gold||Detailed trim||Black / Plastic||Clear||Black||GBJ75||Thailand||Base Code(s): M32|
|MB29||2020||1-100: MBX City||Dark Grey||Detailed trim||Black / Plastic||Clear||Black||GKK87||Thailand||Base Code(s): N02|