ABT R8

ABT Sportsline will debut next month at the Geneva Motor Show.

ABT focused on the V10-powered 2013 Aud R8 which has a 5.2-liter FSI engine developing 550 HP (404 kW) and 540 Nm (398 lb-ft) in the Plus version.  ABT’s engineers has increase the output to 620 HP (456 kW) and 550 Nm (405 lb-ft) of torque.

While the stock V10 R8 does the 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) run in 3.5 seconds, the ABT-tuned variant will do it in 3.2 seconds and a top speed of 202 mph (325 km/h), whereas the standard model hits 193 mph (311 km/h).

Carbon fiber was used for making the side skirts, hood, front and rear apron, rear wing and also for the adjustable front splitter.  This Audi R8 GTR weighs 1,515 kg (3,340 lbs), making it 110 kg (242 lbs) lighter than the standard model. Other modifications include a stainless steel exhaust system, forged 19-inch alloys, as well as a coil-over sports suspension with adjustable dampers.

 

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http://www.abt-sportsline.de/en/

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