10 years ago, Audi launched the naturally aspirated V10 engine on the tracks. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of its famous V10, Audi is launching a special series on its R8, named R8 V10 Decennium. This unprecedented series is produced only in 222 units worldwide and stands out for its style.
This edition is a real exception … Power of 620 hp, matt paint, bronze rims, black Audi rings. Discover the Audi of all superlatives.
Presented in an exclusive metallic Kemora Gray color, the R8 V10 Decennium that you can discover at Audi Lauzon in Laval, on the north shore of Montreal, will also be available in other colors such as Silver Floret and Ascari Blue. It has 20-inch bronze-colored wheels, black logos, spoiler and shiny sills, while mirrors are made of carbon fiber.
Since its release, the naturally aspirated V10 engine has risen to the rank of motor racing legend and has an impressive and prestigious track record of 78 victories in various categories, including 11 victories in 24-hour endurance races.
As mentioned above, its powerful V10 engine can develop 620 horsepower and take a mere 3.1 seconds to go from 0 to 100 km / h. Its maximum speed on the track is 331 km / h!
Many automakers are praising their racing-inspired vehicles, but the R8 V10 Decennium is a true thoroughbred, and stands out from the crowd. About 60% of its parts are from the LMS GT4 version. The Audi R8 V10 Decennium pays tribute to years of success.
Since its appearance on the roads, the Audi R8 fascinates. The Decennium version is just as mesmerizing. With incisive lines and huge air intakes, the Audi R8 V10 Decennium is sportier than ever. Directly inspired by racing, the exterior mirror housings are made of carbon fiber, while the rear spoiler, rocker panels and the front spoiler are painted in glossy black.
Inside, the interior has a black livery embellished with decorative applications in shiny carbon fiber and coppery touches. Sport seats in Alcantara leather feature diamond stitching. As a reminder of the bronze hue of the exterior, the cockpit of the Audi R8 V10 Decennium is adorned with copper stitching on the seats, the steering wheel and the center console. The door sills incorporate the logo, which is also projected onto the floor via LED lighting when you open the doors. A guarantee of its rarity, the numbering of the series is also among the distinctive elements.
Designed in a perfect combination of aluminum and carbon fiber reinforced plastic, the Audi Space Frame allows the Audi R8’s ultimate edition to set a record weight on the scale with only 1,595 kg, which is 35 kg less than the previous generation. However, its sophisticated frame, front and back, allows it to be extremely resistant.
Precision of surgical conduct
The chassis of the Audi R8 V10 Decennium is an essential component of its precision and responsiveness. Its aluminum double-wishbone axles steer the four wheels, while the Audi magnetic ride continuously adapts the shock absorbers to your driving style and road profile. The recalibrated power steering, which can be dynamic, offers a surprising responsiveness and maneuverability. For optimal braking, the Audi R8 V10 Decennium features ceramic brakes reinforced with carbon fiber.
On board, everything is designed to make your driving experience truly exceptional. The Audi virtual cockpit HD display shows the tachometer, as well as all information on torque, lateral forces, lap time, oil temperature, tire pressure. Thanks to a button on the steering wheel, you can also activate different driving programs. The MMI system works with intelligent voice recognition, which allows you to control certain features and request information without taking your hands off the steering wheel.
Do not hesitate to come and see us at Audi Lauzon in Laval, on the North Shore of Montreal, to learn more about the sublime Audi R8 V10 Decennium that we currently have in our showroom! Finally, take the opportunity to discover and enjoy our exclusive Audi offers, and our rental or financing programs currently available!