2011 Abt Audi R8 GTR review and pictures

Posted on Tuesday, 29 November 2011 , 12:11:25 byVeronica

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Abt Audi R8 GTR

The fastest police car in the world is now the ABT Audi R8 GTR. The model was awarded by the tuning specialists VDTA member of the ABT Sportsline in Kempten to have a completely unique look. Hankook remains the sponsor in the seventh year as well and tries to develop innovative, and more environmentally friendly and reliable high-performance tires. The car runs on 19-inch aluminum wheels. The car uses a 5.2-liter FSI engine that can produce 620 horsepower and 550 Nm of torque. It can reach a top speed of 325 km/h and can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.2 seconds. Also, you should know that the fuel consumption is somewhere around 16.3 l / 100 km. The tuner did a very good job with the interior offering Alcantara leather trim, black sky, and black carpets. The tuning equipment includes ABT sports suspension, ABT dampers, carbon body kit from ABT and many others.

TUNE IT! SAFE! shows the fastest police car in the world


The TUNE IT! SAFE! Success story continues and starts sporty and spirited seventh in the campaign year: the fastest police car in the world, which is officially at the Essen Motor Show 2011 presented to the world. By the tire manufacturer Hankook-backed initiative for safe and serious tuning goes into the new season with the super sports car ABT R8 GTR in the police look: as an icon car of the action is the Sprinter, which is limited worldwide to 25 pieces, at numerous trade shows and tuning events occur in Germany with its incredible look but real eye-catcher.


The R8 was awarded by the tuning specialists VDAT member of the ABT Sportsline in Kempten be completely unique look. See for yourself even - during the Essen Motor Show in Hall 10 (Booth 507) - and let us simultaneously by experts in the various testing organizations and the police advised individually.



Successful cooperation continues


Even in its seventh year, the tire manufacturer Hankook is the main sponsor of the initiative for safe and serious tuning - a topic that is very important to Hankook. Hankook target is to develop innovative and more environmentally friendly, but above all to develop reliable high-performance tires.



ABT R8 GTR Police look with Hankook high performance wide tires


On the super-lightweight 19-inch aluminum wheels, "CR" of ABT course, the main sponsor Hankook Tire resplendent. The "Ventus S1 evo" in the dimension 235/35 Z19 Inc. - HA 305/30 Z19 strong 620 hp (447 kW) and 550 Nm of the 5.2 FSI engine seamlessly takes on the tarmac.


On the roof of the jumps "RTK7", the latest signal system from Hella, directly into the eye.



High-quality interior of ABT


The interior of the vehicle ABT campaign has done a great job. The interior with Alcantara leather trim, black sky, black carpets and black dashboard reflect athletic class. The final touch to the police car is the pasting of the ABT R8 GTR specialists Foliatec.



New issue of the magazine with the top-tuning highlights and important information


To the world premiere of the new campaign vehicle ABT R8 GTR at the Essen Motor Show again see a new edition of the TUNE IT! SAFE! Magazine. On 48 pages, the initiative highlights the top tuning VDAT members and of course all the important information presented for the new vehicle icon from TUNE IT! SAFE! and a wealth of information about safe tuning.



The TUNE IT! SAFE! "Police vehicle" - Datasheet


  • Vehicle Type ABT R8 GTR
  • Engine version 5.2 FSI
  • Top speed 325 km / h
  • Acceleration from 0-100 km / h 3.2 seconds
  • Acceleration from 0-200 km / h 9.9 seconds
  • Gasoline consumption approximately 16.3 l super plus / 100 km
  • Power 620 hp (456 kW)
  • Max torque 550 Nm



TUNE IT! SAFE! - Tuning Equipment


  • Official police foil decor FOLIATEC
  • Traffic lights of the police "RTK 7" Hella
  • Tires 235/35 Z19 Inc. - HA 305/30 Z19 "Ventus S1 evo" Hankook
  • Aluminum wheels 19 "" CR "ABT
  • Ceramic brake pads with modified ABT
  • Sport exhaust system (stainless steel) ABT
  • ABT sports suspension
  • ABT damper
  • Carbon body kit from ABT
  • Recaro racing seats ABT
  • ABT sports steering wheel in carbon
  • Roll-over bar, stainless steel belt clip included ABT
  • 4-point harness system ABT