SEMA 2010: ABT Audi R8 GT-R Boasts 620-HP and a Matte-White Carbon Body [Video]

SEMA 2010: ABT Audi R8 GT-R Boasts 620-HP and a Matte-White Carbon Body [Video]
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The largest tuner of Audi and Volkswagen models in Europe, ABT Sportsline has yet to really break into the U.S. market. They do, however, seem to have a plan in place, with Florida-based GGI signed on as a distributor, helping them make a big splash at SEMA by grabbing eyeballs with their new R8 GT-R… Continue Reading...

PPI Unveils Audi R8 V10-Based Razor GTR-10 Limited Edition

PPI Unveils Audi R8 V10-Based Razor GTR-10 Limited Edition
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PPI Automotive has taken the Audi R8 V10 and overhauled it into the limited edition Razor GTR-10. With modifications from bumper to bumper, including performance, suspension and aesthetics, it’s a complete package for those that find the standard V10 model too mundane. Horsepower has increased from 525-hp to 601-hp, plus there’s 417 ft-lbs of torque… Continue Reading...

SR Auto Group Introduces Matte-Black Project Pur R8 Phantom

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SR Auto Group Introduces Matte-Black Project Pur R8 Phantom
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In case you can’t tell, all you have to do is take an exotic (or luxury) car, wrap it in matte black and the internet will immediately go nuts about it. There’s just something so sinister and so menacing when you go and take a car like the Audi R8 and rewrap the entire car… Continue Reading...

Sport Wheels Galactic Audi R8 V10 Spyder Puts Down 600-HP, Looks Incredible

Sport Wheels Galactic Audi R8 V10 Spyder Puts Down 600-HP, Looks Incredible
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Apparently the factory 525-hp from Audi‘s R8 V10 Spyder isn’t enough for the fine folks at Sport Wheels. They have released a pair of tuning packages to up horsepower depending on the owner’s needs and wants. Their stage one will dial it up to 565-hp and 413 ft-lbs of torque while the second stage pumps… Continue Reading...

Heffner Twin Turbo Audi R8 Laps Miller Motorsports Park [video]

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Heffner Performance is all about tuning luxury and exotic vehicles to maximize their performance. Recently they had the opportunity to team up with Roger Miller and TDC Motorsports to install their coveted twin turbo kit on an Audi R8 at Miller Motorsports Park. While Heffner Performance was working on twin turbocharging the R8 beast, PPI… Continue Reading...

Geneva Preview: ABT Sportsline Teases R8 GTR Ahead of Debut

Geneva Preview: ABT Sportsline Teases R8 GTR Ahead of Debut
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Ahead of its debut at the Geneva Auto Show next week, ABT Sportsline has released a few teaser images of its hard-core version of the V10-powered R8 5.2. Called the ABT R8 GTR, this German exotic is based off the modified R8 5.2 that ABT brought to Geneva last year, and boasts the same V10… Continue Reading...

Report: Heffner Performance Completes Twin-Turbo Audi R8

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Report: Heffner Performance Completes Twin-Turbo Audi R8
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The team at Heffner Performance have finally completed their initial Stage 1 twin-turbo package for the Audi R8. Running on pump gas and using just 6 psi of boost, the two turbochargers boost output from the 4.2-liter V8 engine from 353 rwhp to 536 rwhp, a gain of over 50 percent. A more powerful 100… Continue Reading...