Audi R8 GT Bids Farewell In Limited Numbers and With RWD

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We cognize the V10 epoch is coming to an extremity and it seems similar Audi has decided to adjacent the section connected the ICE-powered R8 with a constricted variation GT variant.

Visually you volition rather easy spot that it is 1 of 333 successful the world. Audi has blacked retired the Four Rings and the ‘R8 GT’ badge astatine the back. There is simply a salient caller aerodynamic assemblage kit perfected successful the upwind passageway made from c and arsenic a node to the archetypal R8 GT, the finale comes painted successful matte Suzuka Gray. Alternatively, buyers tin opt for Daytona Gray oregon Tango Red metallic colors.

This is the truthful called ‘successor’ to the R8 GT from 2010 but this makes usage of 612 hp (456 kW) and 565 Nm (417 lb-ft) of torque from the glorious 5.2-liter naturally-aspirated V10.

The large quality present is that output is routed lone to the rear wheels. In addition, a recently developed seven-speed, dual-clutch transmission delivers cogwheel chances quicker than ever earlier allowing the supercar to outpouring to 100 km/h (62 mph) successful 3.4 seconds and to apical retired astatine 320 km/h (199 mph).

Engineers astatine Ingolstadt managed to driblet 20 kg compared to the ‘regular’ R8 V10 RWD acknowledgment to a fare that includes bespoke 20-inch forged wheels with Michelin Sport Cup 2 tyres and ceramic brakes. Further contributing to the value nonaccomplishment are bucket seats and a c fibre-reinforced integrative (CFRP) stabilizer barroom astatine the beforehand axle.

Audi is leaning into the fashionable “Drift Mode” options that are becoming fashionable amongst enthusiast cars, offering “precise and controlled oversteering” via a fastener connected the steering wheel. This activates the caller Torque Rear Drive mode. It gives the operator a prime of 7 antithetic pre-determined profiles to assistance successful getting the rear to measurement retired sideways.

Inside the homage taxable continues, with reddish and achromatic utilized liberally and the trademark reddish spot belts from the archetypal making a return.

At this signifier it is not yet known if Audi South Africa volition beryllium bringing successful a fig of units but we did get the erstwhile R8 GT truthful lets anticipation we spot a mates roaming section ungraded successful 2023.

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