Audi R8 V10 revealed early

Audi R8 V10 revealed early

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The new Audi R8 V10 got an early reveal on the web yesterday prior to its official launch at the upcoming Detroit motor show.

The new R8 is packing a 5.2L V10 rated at 525 horsepower and 390.91 lb-ft of torque. Those numbers fall a bit shy of the latest Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 even with the same displacement. The new powerplant will be enough to push the 0-100km sprint under four seconds to 3.9 seconds. Tranmission options are the 6-speed R-tronic and a conventional manual gearbox. The V10 version gets a new set of all-LED headlights for both high and low beams and the scoops on the side now bulge out to suck in the extra air needed to feed and cool the larger engine. A new rear spoiler also helps keep the rear end planted where a set of twin oval tailpipes replace the quad exhausts on the standard model. The R8 V10 will firstly be available in Germany starting next year.

Audi R8 V10 fq

The new Audi R8 V10 got an early reveal on the web yesterday prior to its official launch at the upcoming Detroit motor show.

The new R8 is packing a 5.2L V10 rated at 525 horsepower and 390.91 lb-ft of torque. Those numbers fall a bit shy of the latest Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 even with the same displacement. The new powerplant will be enough to push the 0-100km sprint under four seconds to 3.9 seconds. Tranmission options are the 6-speed R-tronic and a conventional manual gearbox. The V10 version gets a new set of all-LED headlights for both high and low beams and the scoops on the side now bulge out to suck in the extra air needed to feed and cool the larger engine. A new rear spoiler also helps keep the rear end planted where a set of twin oval tailpipes replace the quad exhausts on the standard model. The R8 V10 will firstly be available in Germany starting next year.

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