Audi R8 V10 Performance RWD, the exceptional 570hp supercar

The presale in Italy of the Audi R8 V10 Performance RWD is underway, the rear-wheel drive supercar of the Quattro Rings can count on the exuberance of the iconic naturally aspirated V10 5.2 FSI, brought to 570 hp and 550 Nm of torque. Great debut in the list of the Audi more similar to a racing car.

Characterized by sharing more than 60% of components with la racing car Audi R8 LMS GT4, the rear-wheel drive supercar is available in Coupé and Spyder configurations. The car can count on an injection of power (increased by 30 HP) and torque (10 Nm more) compared to the previous model, but it also boasts features that reinforce the feeling behind the wheel and the effectiveness in sportier driving.

The V10 5.2 FSI centrally placed delivers the exceptional power of 570 hp and 550 Nm of torque, values ​​that allow the Audi R8 Coupé V10 Performance RWD to sprint from 0 to 100 km / h in 3.7 seconds and reach a top speed of 329 km / h; the Spyder variant sprints from 0 to 100 km / h in 3.8 seconds and reaches 327 km / h. Performance to which the 7-speed S tronic dual-clutch transmission, the mechanical self-locking differential and the curb weight of 1,590 and 1,695 kg respectively contribute.

The specific calibration of the chassis and of the electronics is developed according to the rear-wheel Drive. Controlled drift is possible, in addition the schematic structure of the double triangular aluminum arm suspensions and the availability of the performance sports suspension, with front anti-roll bar in aluminum and carbon mixed with thermoplastic polyurethane (CFRP), confirm the DNA racing of the car.

Audi R8 V10 Performance RWD, the sporty interior

The 19-inch (standard) or 20-inch (optional) alloy wheels contribute to the 40:60 weight distribution between the front and rear axles. The braking system boasts self-ventilated and perforated steel discs with a wave profile as standard (“wave” design). The design the car takes inspiration from the GT4 racing version, characterized by the matt black single frame and the vertical strips that divide the large front air intakes.

Con i black look packages with Audi rings and logos with a total black glossy finish, the customer can emphasize the grit of this wonderful and snappy dream supercar. At the base of the end of the front hood are three flat slots – a nod to the legendary Audi Sport quattro of the 1980s.

The new Audi R8 V10 Performance RWD is available in ten colors, the Audi exclusive program allows multiple customization possibilities. Inside we find sports seats with partially electric adjustment covered in Alcantara and leather, the multifunction steering wheel plus with two satellites, four satellites in the performance version, and the dashboard embellished with the RWD badge. The car will be on sale in Italy starting from the first quarter of 2022 with prices from 168,650 euros for the Coupé variant, from 181,950 euros for the Spyder.

Audi R8 V10 Performance RWD la supercar racing

The rear-wheel drive Audi R8 V10 Performance RWD racing supercar

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