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2017 Audi R8 V10 and V10 Plus pricing announced


Audi has released the pricing for the all-new 2017 R8, which is now holds the title of the "the fastest and most powerful Audi production model ever." Pricing for the R8 V10 starts at $164,150, while the R8 V10 Plus will set you back $191,150 after the $1,250 destination fees are applied.


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The R8 V10 is powered by a naturally-aspirated 5.2L V10 with 540-hp and 398 lb-ft. of torque, while the R8 V10 Plus gets a more powerful version of the same V10, but is rated at 610-hp and 413 lb-ft. Both models get a seven-speed S tronic dual-clutch transmission. The V10 sends its power to the ground via a unique quattro all-wheel drive system that has the ability to send 100 percent of the available power to the front or rear wheels. This is made possible by new technologies such as the electronically controlled hydraulic multi-plate clutch on the front axle, torque vectoring, and quattro integration within the Audi drive select system.

The R8 V10 will reach 60 mph in 3.5 seconds and top track speed of 199 mph, while the R8 V10 Plus reaches 60 mph in 3.2 seconds and can achieve a top track speed of 205 mph.

Source: Audi

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