2015 Audi R8 GT Plus Set to Debut at Le Mans

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu
2015 audi r8 gt plus set to debut at le mans

The revised 2015 Audi R8 GT is set to be unveiled at the Le Mans 24 Hours this year, featuring a more prominent front splitter, larger side air intake ducts and a rather large rear spoiler.

The German automaker is expected to call its newest edition of its exotic the R8 GT Plus and it’ll sport a tuned version of the 5.2-liter V10 power plant. Power output is expected to be closer to 575-600 hp, up from the replacement’s 560 hp.

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Not many details have leaked on the new R8 GT, but expect a six-speed manual transmission to be standard with a seven-speed, dual-clutch gearbox available as an option.

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[Source: Autocar UK]

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at AutoGuide.com saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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