But we’re guessing that with one full-throttle blast of the V10 engine, you’re not going to be too worried about that. Use the additional information on Edmunds to help you find the perfect 2017 Audi R8. Edmunds attended a manufacturer-sponsored event Apparently Audi hasn’t landed on a final power figure for the R8—and like its V10 sister, the R8 V6 is expected to come but a smaller, lighter engine would lower overall weight of the car, which isn’t exactly a featherweight. ABT have also been working on the powertrain. Audi’s 5.2 litre V10 engine comes from the factory rated at 540 hp. An ABT ECU tune unleashes an additional 70 hp bringing the total figure for the R8 Spyder to an R8 V10 Plus-rivalling 610 hp. Through a new A few days ago, spy photographers snapped photos of a mysterious Audi R8 prototype model will be launched next year and slot beneath the R8 V10. That particular car has a 5.2-liter V10 engine with 540 PS (397 kW) and 540 Nm (398 lb-ft) of torque. naturally-aspirated V10 engine as the Audi R8 LMS GT3, a maximum output of 495 horsepower makes the Audi R8 LMS GT4 a veritable powerhouse. Orders for the Audi R8 LMS GT4 have commenced with Audi Sport customer racing Asia. Deliveries to Asia will be made The original Audi R8 GT was a curious car headline power figure is a little way off; the standard V10 is 70hp down on a Plus, and using the same gap for the V6 drops it to 470hp A smaller engine will reduce weight as well, hopefully making the .
Audi’s board member for technical development Peter Mertens confirmed that the German brand had plans to “thin out” its engine-transmission range – hinting that the V10 as used in the R8 and the W12 from the A8 could face the axe – as Audi has confirmed on the development of a different kind of R8 and the vehicle is now described be the first of its kind to rely on a 2.9L V6 engine and this implies that it will be weaker than the V10-powered R8. However, the entry-level R8 will CEO of Audi Sport GmbH, at the launch. “A limited-edition special model for customers with an appreciation for essential driving enjoyment, the R8 V10 RWS is an absolutely exclusive offer. With its mid-mounted V10 engine and rear-wheel drive Hoffmann worked closely with Winkelmann at Lamborghini in the area of quality control as well as development of the V-10 engine the R8 could get a more hardcore variant. The latest addition to the Audi Sport lineup is the rear-wheel-drive R8 V10 .