Occurrence Audi R8 with 5,2-litre 525 strong "ten" became unpleasant unexpectedness for competitors of German super car. After all for rather small, super cars money, to potential buyers was offered measures fast, charismatic, and moreover the all-wheel drive sport car . No wonder that sales Audi R8 have gone at once uphill. And here in Ingolstadt are ready to surprise again colleagues with the extreme version «R» - Audi R8 GT.
In the audit car many knots and units have undergone therefore R8 GT "has grown thin" for 100 kg (to 1525 kg) . In particular the windshield of a smaller thickness has been established, and lateral and rear glass is executed from polycarbonate. Besides, body panels are made of composit materials, and instead of the ceramic there were brakes from carbon. And here established earlier on Audi R8 V10 525 h.p. motor from Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 now it decided to put in "a protogenic" kind – 560 h.p. and 540 Nm. All it has allowed to reduce an acceleration time to first hundred on 0,3 sec (3,6), and the maximum speed has grown on 7 km/h (336 km/h).
With the engine six-step robotised change speed gearbox R-Tronic is still aggregated. Outwardly the car practically has not changed, and to distinguish version Audi R8 GT from the predecessor it is possible on "the stationary" rear wing which has appeared behind, mirrors of the changed form and small spoilers on a front bumper. The car is put in 19-inch shod disks and low ride rubber by dimension 235/35 in front and 295/30 behind. Audi R8 GT it will be exhausted by the limited series in 333 cars at the price of $256 500.