All about the 2009 V10 R8 5.2 FSI by Audi

Posted on Wednesday, 10 December 2008 , 16:12:02 byEmil

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All about the 2009 V10 R8 5.2 FSI by Audi

Audi has hold on many details about the all-new V10 engine R8 variant. It is been waiting now for the debut in Detroit at the North American International Auto Show for the details confirmation of the auto. Audi got really close to the much awaited finish line... and then just.. blew it.

The R8 V10 model will run with the same V10 5.2 liter as the Gallardo LP560-4 by Lamborghini. This engine's rated for 525 hp, that is 105 over what the V8 version has but almost 27 less than Gallardo unit.

The V10 variant has a brand new rear diffuser, all-new LED headlights and twin oval tailpipes. The vehicle still is keeping the ride dampers road-hugging magnetic.

Officially known as R8 5.2 FSI quattro from Audi, It can make the 0 to 100 km/h sprint (62.14 mph) in just 3.9 seconds. When it's semi-automatic R tronic gearbox equipped, it hits 200 km/h (124.27 mph) in 8.1 seconds. Top speed... around 316 km/h (196.35 mph).
The cost will be going up to about 180,000 Dollars.