The Audi R8 LMX Has Laser Beams: Checkmate BMW?

Audi R8 LMX

Now the BMW i8 will not be the only exotic sports car with lasers. The Audi R8 LMX is getting laser high beams. This will make the limited edition Audi R8 a smidge cooler than it already was and will be the first production model fitted with laser high beams, according to the brand. Likely due to the production timelines for each company and which model will be officially released first.

While it is a bit unclear which company had what laser in production form first, one thing is crystal clear: laser beams on cars is awesome. Should Audi beat BMW to the punch, it does seem fitting because Audi was the first to roll out with all LEDs nearly a decade ago. Audi prefers to remain ahead of the curve and began implementing Matrix LEDs last year, and lasers are apparently the next step. read more