Audi R8 V10 Decennium marks 10 years of manufacturing

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Simply 222 examples shall be constructed to have a good time a decade of V10-powered R8 fashions

Audi has revealed a brand new limited-edition model of the R8 V10 Efficiency, known as the Decennium.

The mannequin is deliberate to be produced in a run of 222 at Audi Sport’s Böllinger Höfe manufacturing facility on the outskirts of Neckarsulm, Germany in homage to the launch of Audi’s V10 engine within the unique R8 in 2009.

The Decennium identify comes from the Latin for ‘decade’.

Set to make a low-key debut at subsequent week’s Geneva motor present, the R8 V10 Decennium shall be provided within the coupé bodystyle solely. It comes as normal with Daytona Gray matt paint, however buyers can select from an extra 5 colors within the R8 catalogue.

Among the many particulars that differentiate the R8 V10 Decennium from the usual R8 V10 is a black gloss end for the entrance spoiler, aspect sills and diffuser, whereas the carbonfibre aspect blades and exterior mirror housings obtain a excessive gloss end. The usual 20in wheels and the consumption manifold are completed in matt bronze.

Energy comes from the identical mid-mounted, naturally aspirated 5.2-litre V10 engine as used within the common second-generation R8 V10, with 611bhp and 428lb ft of torque. Drive is shipped by means of an ordinary seven-speed dual-clutch computerized gearbox and quattro four-wheel drive system.

Audi claims a Zero-62mph time for the R8 V10 Decennium that is Zero.1sec inside that of the R8 V10 Efficiency, at three.1sec, and a prime velocity of 206mph.

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Inside, the limited-edition R8 incorporates a ‘Decennium’ emblem on its centre console and door sills. This is additionally displayed by puddle lamps built-in into the door mirror housings.

UK pricing is but to be revealed, however Audi says the automobile will value €220,000 (£188,000) in Germany. Deliveries are deliberate to start in April.

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