2023 Audi R8 GT – brand’s most powerful RWD model with 620 PS V10; only 333 units, from RM1.04 million

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First revealed 12 years agone successful 2010, the Audi R8 GT was a lighter, faster and much almighty mentation of the modular R8 V10 then. The GT bequest is acceptable to proceed with the new, 2nd variation of the exclusive supercar – behold, the caller Audi R8 Coupe V10 GT RWD. Quite a mouthful eh?

Based connected the R8 V10 show RWD, the R8 GT produces 620 PS and 565 Nm, with an 8,700 rpm redline courtesy of Audi Sport GmbH. The R8 V10 show RWD lone made 570 PS and 550 Nm. The 620 PS besides makes the R8 GT the astir almighty rear-wheel thrust supercar successful Audi’s history. Special features successful the motor bay see an intake manifold painted successful black, arsenic seen successful the R8 GT contention car.

With the show upgrades, 0-100 km/h takes conscionable 3.4 seconds, 0-200 km/h successful 10.1 seconds, and support it successful afloat throttle and the R8 GT volition deed a 320 km/h apical speed. The blistering acceleration is besides owed to the caller seven-speed dual-clutch transmission for adjacent faster cogwheel shifts, acknowledgment to revised cogwheel ratios.

Other mechanical upgrades see a caller Torque Rear Drive Mode which allows drivers to bask controlled and precise oversteer. The strategy offers 7 antithetic settings successful the traction power strategy wherever Level 1 allows a small instrumentality slippage portion Level 7 allows for maximum.

Power is past sent to the rear wheels accordingly, based connected the accelerator pedal position, steering angle, instrumentality velocity sensors and selected gear. The 7 antithetic levels tin beryllium adjusted connected the steering wheel.

The R8 GT has besides undergone important value simplification to spell with the further power. Compared to the R8 V10 show RWD, the R8 GT is 20 kilograms lighter, astatine 1,570 kilograms. Contributing to the value simplification are lightweight, forged 20-inch wheels wrapped successful Michelin Sport Cup 2 tyres. The lightweight wheels are based connected Audi’s contention cars.

Sitting down the forged wheels are lightweight ceramic brakes. The R8 GT’s reduced value is besides courtesy of a beforehand anti-roll barroom made from carbon-fibre reinforced plastic. Other exclusive R8 GT upgrades see R8 bucket seats and a show sports suspension. An adjacent sportier coilover suspension is optionally available, allowing for trim position, compression, and rebound adjustments.

On the outside, the R8 GT differentiates itself with achromatic “R8 GT” lettering astatine the rear and a c aero kit successful precocious gloss, for amended stableness and higher country speeds. The upwind tunnel-developed c aero kit consists of a beforehand splitter, broadside skirt covers, trims for the rear bumper, a rear diffuser, and a gooseneck rear wing. The R8 GT is disposable successful matte Suzuka Gray, Tangorot metallic, and Daytona Gray metallic.

Inside the reddish and achromatic interior, R8 GT touches see reddish spot belts – akin to the archetypal R8 GT – sequential numbering by the cogwheel selector, and R8 GT lettering connected the bucket seats and level mats. Only 333 units of the 2nd variation R8 GT volition beryllium available, which volition spell connected merchantability successful 2023, priced from 225,000 euros (RM1.04 million).

The station 2023 Audi R8 GT – brand’s astir almighty RWD exemplary with 620 PS V10; lone 333 units, from RM1.04 million appeared archetypal connected Paul Tan's Automotive News.

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