Feature Article: Audi R8 GT V10 Unveiled: Power Goes Up As Weight Comes Down
AUDI HAS added a fourth model to its growing R8 line-up, in the form of the limited-edition 2011 Audi R8 GT.
Based on the 5.2 FSI V10 model, the R8 GT is both lighter and meaner than its 'regular' siblings.
Thanks to its alumininium spaceframe, the R8 was already close to its optimum weight. Nonetheless, Audi has managed to cut a further 100kg from the supercar's usual 1625kg kerb weight by swapping a number of aluminium panels for carbon fibre versions. There is also... continue reading