Audi 525HP R8 V10 launched in Singapore

Audi has officially launched the V10 version of R8 super car for local consumption. The 5.2 liter V10 FSi inside the mid-engined sports car is able to pump out 525HP and 530Nm of torque, thus, enabling the range topping R8 to hit 100 km/h in 3.9 seconds and deliver a top speed of 316 km/h. Power is sent from the crank shaft to the standard 6 speed manual transmission, before it reaches the quattro all wheel drive system. Buyers can also opt for the optional sequential R-Tronic transmission.

Other features include the Launch Control function (available with both transmissions), a 44:56 weight distribution, Audi magnetic ride as well as 19-inch 10-spoke Y design wheels, shod with 235/35 tires upfront and 295/30 tires at the back. The 1,620 kg sports car (with the manual gearbox) also has 100 liters of storage capacity under the front hood and 90 liters behind the back seatss.