3100 Miles Cross-Country in a $125,000 Supercar? Sure, Why Not.

… oh and we’re paying you to do it too.

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Huh?!?

Such is the life of the “working” stiffs at Motor Trend. The car magazine’s latest feature pits a photographer and MT journalist against the 3000-mile cross-country Pacific Crest Trail in Audi’s new supercar – the 2008 R8.

2008 Audi R8

Where are they posting these jobs by the way? I haven’t seen them on Craigslist yet. If they’d only called me, I probably could’ve made myself available. Probably. At the very least, I’m a fairly small fella. Had they agreed to take one or two less laptops, I probably could’ve squeezed into the toaster oven sized cubby behind the seats. If nothing else, the extra weight would’ve provided a dollop or two of extra traction during their harrowing escape from Oregon’s Crater Lake.

If you like cars – especially Audi’s – and love travel, check out the full feature here.

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