AUDI R8 V10
Audi had unveiled their Audi R8 v10 official pictures. The R8 v10 is equipped with the Lamborghini Gallardo 5.2liter FSI engine. The V10 powerplant will churn out a total of 525 HP at 8000rpm and 530Nm of torque at 6500rpm.
The V10 will be equipped with a 6 speed manual transmission and the combination will make the car to be able to reach the 100kmh mark with only 3.9 seconds. In the version with the sequentially shifting R tronic it reaches 200 km/h in another 8.1 seconds. The R8 5.2 FSI engine will reach a maximum speed of 316km/h. And the fuel consumption of the V10 will be 13.7l/100km.
Like most other supercar in the market, the Audi suspension system is also equipped with a magnetic ride system which adapts the characteristics of the suspension in milliseconds to the nature of the road surface and to the driving style as standard.To hold back all the power, Audi had equipped a 8 piston brake caliper at the front and 4 piston caliper at the back. The front caliper will be mated with a 380mm (15in) disc while the rear caliper is mated with a 356mm (14in) disc. A ceramic brakes is also available as an option.
Exteriorwise, Audi still maintains their trademark the all-LED headlights. The rear bumper seems to have incorporate a different diffuser and two large exhaust pipe, and the front end had been touched up with a chrome finished grill.
The R8 will be riding on a 10 spokes 19 inch alloy rims with a pair of 235/35/R19 tire at the front and another pair of 295/30/R19 at the back.
The Audi R8 V10 will be out at around second quarter of 2009 with a price tag of €142,400 (RM681,158 pre-tax) with the current currency.