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White Audi R8 V10 on HRE P47SC Wheels

White Audi R8 V10 on HRE P47SC Wheels

Even though this Audi R8 V10 is currently up for sale for, it’s certainly worthy enough to be given a mention.

The car rolls on P47SC wheels courtesy of HRE measuring 20-inch front and rear. This clean, five-spoke design is not too dramatic and over-the-top to detract from the clean lines of the car, nor to subtle to not overshadow the stock wheels.

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For any Audi R8-owning readers out there, these wheels are currently up for sale for just $5,500 having travelled less than 1,000 miles as this R8 V10 is about to be put up for sale.

White Audi R8 V10 on HRE P47SC Wheels

For more details contact Wheels Boutique!


TTS Performance Developing Twin-Supercharged for Audi R8

TTS Performance Developing Twin-Supercharged for Audi R8

TTS Performance is currently in the development stages of creating a unique twin-supercharger kit for the Audi R8 V10 which reportedly will lift power to over 700hp and 700Nm of torque when completed.

With the exception of the Koenigsegg Agera and its predecessors, very few production cars utilise twin-supercharged kits and even fewer high-end tuning companies opt for such a set-up as twin-turbos are significantly more popular in the supercar tuning scene.

Although details of TTS Performance’s supercharger kit are scarce, the company did release a video on Facebook courtesy of MRC Tuning who are co-developing the engine. It looks at the new set-up through detailed 3D drawings of the kit and confirms that it’ll utilise two Rotrex C38-61 superchargers.

Additionally, the video gives us or first look into a dyno run of the car, suggesting that the kit is in its final stages of development meaning a public release is imminent!


Audi R8 V10 Stassis by VF Engineering

Posted on 12.20.2012 20:00 by
Kirby Garlitos

VF Engineering is really into breaking the mold when it comes to developing programs for some of the world’s finest supercars. The American aftermarket company definitely knows a power upgrade when they see one and their latest offering for the mighty German beast, the Audi R8 V10, is no different.

With some help from fellow Audi aftermarket wizard Stassis Engineering, VF Engineering took the R8 V10’s massive 5.2-liter engine and made serious work out of it, highlighted by the addition of a bolt on roots style supercharger system and an Eaton/Magnuson TVS2300 four-lobe roots blower with an air/water aftercooling system that boosts up the R8 V10’s output from the standard 520 horsepower and 390 pounds-per-feet of torque figures all the way up to 720 horsepower and 590 pounds-per-feet of torque. That impressive bump in output is particularly jacked up because of the resulting lag-free instant punch of 5psi from as little as 2,000rpm, with the boost gradually climbing all the way up to 6.5psi at redline.

And should the R8 V10 be using a 91 or 93 octane, the stock engine programming is then recalibrated by VF courtesy of an OBD2 port electronic flash.

For all of the program’s downright awesomeness, there is one bit of bad news out there for anybody interested in getting this package. It’s not compliant with the California Air Resourse Board and cannot be used on public roads in California.

Wait, what?

Audi R8 V10 Stassis by VF Engineering originally appeared on topspeed.com on Thursday, 20 December 2012 20:00 EST.

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Video: A Short Trip to the Audi R8 Factory

Posted on 11.24.2012 06:00 by
Simona

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Audi | coupe | Supercars / Exotic cars | video | roadster | Audi R8 | Cars | Car News

In the latest episode of “The Downshift” the crew over MotorTrend took a trip to Quattro GmbH, the birthplace of the the RS3, RS4, RS5, RS6 and R8. Since 1983, Audi’s go-fast factory has been taking Audi sedans to the extreme and in 2006 it unveiled the R8, which has quickly become one of the worlds most sought after supercars.

The factory was founded in October 1983 and it is located on a 3,500-square-meter site in Neckarsulm, near Stuttgart, Germany. The factory specializes in producing high-performance Audi cars and components, and its name pays homage to Audi’s original four-wheel-drive, rally-inspired road car: the Audi Quattro.

Take a look at this video; you will be amazed by the dedication and heart these folks put into each and every Audi that passes through. Let us know what do you think!

Video: A Short Trip to the Audi R8 Factory originally appeared on topspeed.com on Saturday, 24 November 2012 06:00 EST.

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Audi R8 e-tron On Hold, Maybe Indefinitely

Posted on 10.26.2012 16:00 by
Simona

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Audi | coupe | industry news | sports cars | electric cars | Audi R8 | Cars | Car News

At this point, all we can say is that Audi must enjoy messing with our heads. In the Spring, our spy photographers caught the R8 e-tron testing around the Nurburgring a number of times. Then, in June, the same car became the fastest electric vehicle around the Nurburgring.

Surely, this is a vehicle that is on its way to becoming a prized possession of many environmentally friendly people who still enjoy to cruise around at high speeds, right? Negative. Audi has decided that it will be putting this project on hold and could even be axing it in the future.

The decision to put the car on hold was made by Audi’s new R&D chief Wolfgang D rheimer who thinks that the high price of the batteries could still be a problem. He also fears that there aren’t enough customers interested in an electric car of this caliber.

This seems to be a reasonable explanation for putting a vehicle on the back-burner, but we’re still a little bummed that we will not be seeing the R8 e-tron in all of its glory. Then again, we can take comfort in the fact that the Audi F12 E Performance Prototype is still out there, chugging along with the R8 e-tron’s technology, so not all is lost.


Audi R8 2013 Review

The Audi R8 has been in existence for quite some time at this time, since ’06 to be far more precise, however , despite the fact that the very first street release is almost 7 years old, the manufacturer managed to maintain R8 fresh simply by improving it again with almost any passing twelve months. Now the most up-to-date, Audi R8 2013 may be officially made available and by the particular looks of the usb ports, it can bring a serious directory changes if compared to the ongoing type.First of all the latest R8 comes with a A number of.2 actu V8 engine developing 430 horsepower that may go from 8 to 62 mph with 4.A few seconds.On the other hand a brand new R8 V10 Furthermore model shall be available in the future featuring a 4.2 actu V10 engine inside of the hood that is certainly able to produce 550 power and 398 lb-ft associated with torque. That may be an increase for 25 horse power and Eight lb-ft of torque when compared to the typical V10. Furthermore all the V10 Plus are going to share various carbon fiber components with the R8 GT.Nevertheless, most likely the biggest alteration of all is comprised in the new seven-speed S Tronic gear box that seems to push all of the V10 from 6 to 62 mph in a mere 3.7 seconds, even when delivering a number one speed connected with 197 mph. This unique gearbox can make use of multi-plate clutches resting behind one other, a feature which has never ended up seen around the R8. The new gear box is able to improve gears nearly without any blackout and that will don’t merely make details smoother, nevertheless it will also strengthen overall performance.Your chassis has additionally tampered utilizing and borrows more engineering usually observed in racing motors including twice wishbones to all 5 wheels and also specially updated springs not to mention shock absorbers for the R8 V10 Plus.In relation to aesthetics the popular R8 stays in keeping with its forerunners but is able to brings a new elements in to the table, like redrawn LED car headlights and taillights, a good reshaped entry grille and even bumper, whereas at the back we’re able to see a completely new set of circular tailpipes and a much bigger diffuser.In the interior the new model really is as generous as ever and comes with diamond-stitched Nappa leather, quilted furniture on the chairs and house trim along with a wide range of choices options that are included in piano dark colored finishes, carbon fibre elements and a lot of different shades. A Bang& Olufsen subwoofer comes as basic and the option list may include things like high-beam aide, cell phone planning, parking technique with slowing down camera, seatbelt microphone in addition to voice control buttons.The Audi R8 is anticipated to hit the European market right at the end of this yr with the basic price of EUR 113,Five hundred for the V8 Coupe, EUR 154,600 for the V10 Coupe together with EUR 124,800 Versus EUR 165,700 for the V8 and also V10 Spyder respectively. Vital competitors remain the same as in advance of so we’re looking at the Aston Martin V12 Vantage (or V8 Outlook depending on the vehicle in the Audi), all of the Ferrari 458 England or the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 only to name a few.

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Green Audi R8 V10 Tuned by Racing One

Rushing A single, German motor sports service agency as well as event coordinator through Rhineland, helps a good Audi R8 V10 attaining a total around 610 horse power by way of very discreet changes in components as well as methodical correction on the motor
maps.The particular going equipment provides you with two-way MDS dampers by Bilstein Motorsport. As opposed, you’ll find foot brake parts by simply Performance Chaffing Braking system constantly in place, while the in-house braking mechanism cooling could be termed as funding from the sporting outlet. A titanium, naturally flip-controlled wear out program created by Akrapovic takes on a position involving communication together with the outside world.

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Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT 2013 Review

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The particular Mercedes Benz SLS AMG can be a remarkable financial success since the right way to released assistance programs were 2009, since the idea happens to be deemed a non secular heir with the renowned 300SL Gullwing. The year of 2010 Mercedes-AMG plans on beginning a fresh, remodeled kind of typically the SLS referred to as typically the Mercedes SLS AMG GT. This gives you extra power, improved kind path capabilities that has been enhanced driving the outdoors.Beneath that it is hood all of the GT 2013 comes with the precise same hand-built A few.A pair of actu V8 normally-aspired serp which is can be found on the constant SLS AMG. Nonetheless, in contrast to the existing model the actual imminent design presents 591 power. How much torque continues to be the very same and it is with a rating of 479 lb-ft. That V8 generator is usually mated using an AMG-developed 7-speed dual-clutchSpeedShift gear box in which directs the strength within the once again four tires. However the gearbox that’s located during the The year 2013 model has been modified in addition to Mercedes says that it’ll definitely be much more responsive for handbook option.That said expect typically the GT to move because of 7 towards 70 mph in only Various.Six to eight secs (2.Just one a few moments a lot quicker as compared to the constant model) while sporting the in an electronic file constrained main rate connected with 198 mile per hour. Power proficiency is not the initial factor you could be looking to learn with regards to your SLS AMG, although the automaker has described the popular GT found at 18 mpg locale along with Twenty miles per gallon motorway.In addition the latest 2013 product will manage to benefit through AMG’s Drive Restrain Effectiveness suspensions model that will attributes needed car or truck a more sportier bike, boosting the coping with greatly.On the outside of there aren’t many variations rrn comparison to the carried on device and also primarily outstanding improvements undoubtedly are a pair of much more headlights, a totally new couple of 30 micron auto tires, red-colored brake pedal calipers, smooth charcoal finishes on part match shelter plus fender strakes, and also plainly several GT icons.In the indoor the particular imminent unit is sold with added shiny black color things for the door solar panels and then center control system, scarlet seat-belts and even floormats, but most importantly a fresh AMG Capabilities tyre displaying Alcantara comes to an end and additionally alloy inserts.All the Mercedes Benz SLS AMG GT 2013 could be available each like a coupe and even changeable that is likely success the usa sell starting off Late. A German carmaker doesn’t have discovered all information regarding the charge, however , additional information concerning the situation will become for sale and once we are going to get hold of greater this introduction time.In general, little changed therefore we could ready for this year’s mannequin to make sure you smart phone market it’s old competitors, the Ferrari 458 Toscana, this McLaren MP4-12C and the Audi R8 to name just a few.