New Audi R8 V10 RWD: even more? nasty in the Performance version

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Audi R8 RWS & egrave; it was the first four-ring supercar to feature rear-wheel drive . It debuted on the market in 2018, in only 999 copies destined for the public. The German sports car then took on the name RWD (Rear Wheel Drive), becoming a permanent model in the range with the DNA of a true sports car.

The price list is now updated and the model Audi R8 RWD returns to the public with its Performance variant adding to its engine 30 HP of power and an increased torque of 10 Nm, allowing you to release from the V10 5.2 FSI , centrally located, 570 total hp and 550 Nm of torque.


Any numbers? The R8 RWD burns 0 at 100 km/h in 3.7 seconds reaching a speed; maximum of 329 km/h, while the Spyder variant, in the open air, allows you to reach 100 km/h, starting from a standstill, in 3.8 seconds and then reach the speed; maximum speed of 327 km/h. The V10 engine goes hand in hand with the 7-speed S tronic dual clutch transmission and the mechanical self-locking differential. The weight for the Coup & egrave; stops the hand of the scale at 1,590 kg, while the uncovered variant adds about 100 kg to reach 1,695 kg.

To emphasize its racing DNA, the R8 V10 Performance RWD adopts the aluminum body with plastic material reinforced by carbon fiber, not to mention the specific set-up to take advantage of the rear-wheel drive with double triangular aluminum arm suspension taken from the world of competitions. The standard electromechanical steering has variable power assistance according to the pace and setup.


In a nutshell, it responds & quot; present & quot; dynamic steering which changes its feeling according to the driving situation and speed; of gear: in maneuver & egrave; very direct, while at high speed; stands out for its rigor and stability. The mechanical masterpiece ends with a 40:60 weight distribution between front and rear axles, 19 or 20 inch alloy wheels, racing-derived tires and racing braking system. Carbon ceramic discs with specific calipers are available on request.

Its aesthetics also brings us back to the racing world, thanks to the design inspired by the GT4 racing version, with the single frame in matt black and the vertical strips that have two huge air intakes for more air. extreme. Pronounced the splitter that gives the face an angry look and skims the asphalt. As for the passenger compartment, the sports seats with partially electric adjustment covered in Alcantara and leather stand out, the multifunction steering wheel plus with two satellites, four satellites in the Performance version, and the dashboard embellished with the RWD badge. Equipment in addition to the 12.3-inch Audi virtual cockpit, standard, and availability; of the R8 bucket seats.


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