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Audi R8 4.2 FSI Quattro (Mk I) specs

Car type Coupe
Curb weight 1560 kg (3439 lbs)
Power / weight 269 ps (266 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 276 Nm (203 lb-ft) / t
Introduced 2006
Origin country Germany
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Performance

Top speed 301 kph (187 mph)
0 - 40 kph 1.3 s
0 - 50 kph 1.8 s
0 - 80 kph 3.4 s
0 - 100 kph 4.3 s
0 - 130 kph 7.7 s
0 - 180 kph 13.0 s
0 - 200 kph 14.9 s
0 - 60 mph 3.9 s
0 - 100 mph 9.9 s
0 - 150 mph 27.5 s
Est. 1/8 mile 8.1 s @ 89.5 mph
1/4 mile 12.5 s
Est. 1/2 mile 19.7 s @ 137.3 mph
Est. 1 mile 31.7 s @ 159.7 mph
1000 m 23.8 s @ 227.0 kph
Est. 100 - 200 kph 10.6 s
60 mph - 0 29 m (96 ft)

More acceleration times

Audi R8 4.2 FSI Quattro acceleration graph

Powertrain

Engine type V8
Displacement 4.2 l (256 ci)
Power 420 ps (414 bhp / 309 kw) @ 7800 rpm
Torque 430 Nm (317 lb-ft) @ 6000 rpm
Power / liter 100 ps (99 hp)
Transmission 6 speed
Layout middle engine, all wheel drive

Laptimes 49

Track Time
Anglesey National 1:03.00
Arctic Circle Raceway 1:41.00
Auto Club Speedway 0:54.34
Autocar Dry Handling Track 1:13.50
Autocar Wet Handling Track 1:08.20
Autozeitung test track 1:39.40
Balocco 2:52.78
Bedford Autodrome East Circuit 1:04.10
Bedford Autodrome West Circuit (2004 - 06/2008) 1:22.10
Bedford Autodrome West Circuit (post 06/2008) 1:26.50
Bedford Autodrome Wet Handling Test 0:51.95
Camden Airport (pre 10/2010) 1:11.87 w
Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours Club 1:24.22
Contidrom 1:33.46
El Toro 0:41.12
Fuji Speedway (post 2005) 2:11.24 w
Gotland Ring (Northern Loop) 1:34.80
Hockenheim GP 2:00.65
Hockenheim Short 1:12.70
Hungaroring 2:42.30 w
Inta 1:11.08
Killarney 1:22.66
Kyalami 2:04.80
Laguna Seca (post 1988) 1:40.75
Luk Driving Center 1:08.48
Marcoussis 1:20.82
Megara 1:08.60
Mireval 1:36.60
Mnevniki airfield 2:23.25 si
Motortrend Figure-8 0:24.30
Nürburgring GP (3.7 km) 1:44.11
Nürburgring Nordschleife Full 8:01.90
Oschersleben 1:47.57
Phillip Island 1:51.49
Ring Knutstrop (Conf 2) 1:13.50
Rockingham National 1:23.83
Rudskogen (post 2012) 1:43.00
Serres Racing Circuit 1:30.95
Silverstone 2:12.80
SportAuto wet handling test 1:29.00
Top Gear Track 1:24.40
Tsukuba 1:03.88
Vairano Handling Course 1:18.46
Virginia International Raceway Grand East Course (pre 01/2014) 3:04.60
Willow Springs 1:33.20
Willow Springs - Streets of Willow 1:26.92
Willow Springs - Streets of Willow (1.7 miles) 1:10.66
Winton (National Circuit) 1:35.20
Zolder 1:45.88

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lafars  4y  

new laptime for the R8 on rudskogen, however rudskogen has changed which means your gonna have to chanhe the already existing rudskogen to pre-2012 and create a new one for post-2012

here is a picture of the new layout:
http://www.borgmck.com/upload/Bilder/Ny%20bane%20Rudskogen.JPG


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lafars  4y  

new laptime everyone!

1:43 on rudskogen (norway) driven by tommy rustad


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Piorun  4y  

Very good car here in europe to hunt it in used cars market. Car is few years on sales, and there is possibility to find cars with 30.000-60.000 km droven, with a lot of options on it, and about 30% of sale price.

Mid engined, more fun than traction oriented AWD system, Lambo based, looks and feels like super car.

Ofcourse its risky to buy one of those, but it still in a price of good equiped Audi A3 and other semi-premium cars.

Its more than fast enough in real life. If someone want more speed, i dont know what for it would be on public road?


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sg  4y  

r8 wins f355


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CaRage  4y  

Wish it's the fastest car coz its my 5th favourite car ever!!!(actually the 5.2 fsi quattro, not the 4.2)


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Julle85  5y  

@Eryk03

Forget AMS-data, it was 430 ps R8.
Sportautos data is correct. :D
Source:

http://www.sportauto.de/vergleichstest/audi-r8-gegen-lamborghini-gallardo-superleggera-gen-effekt-1041960.html?show=4


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Julle85  5y  

Can someone add the Audi R8 E-tron in here?

Not bad time in Nordschleife.

http://www.audiblog.nl/?p=59752



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muse  6y  

@c6-09 true.


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c6-09  6y  

Hungaroring 2:42.30 w
This lap time screws up any comparisons made on this website to other cars. I personally don't think Wet times should be factored in. I guess it is more of a programming issue, but if it is a programming issue, maybe wet times shouldn't be posted?


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golf1diesel  7y  

how the heck R8 V10 broek during the race? it has the lambo engine with an ECU restrictor for RPM..LOL


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Mr.Turbo  8y  

is there anything wrong in silverstone laptime ?


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FastestLaps  8y  

As I mentioned in my latest article, Audi R8 V10 technically broke down during the race. I don't know whether or not it was running 100% well during time attack before the race. R8 V10 laptime is from time attack because it did not complete a single lap in race.


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Georg  8y  

sorry that can´t be right... Hockenheim is a similar short track with the same amount of slow and fast turns and only short straight ... there the V10 owns the V8 with two seconds both cars were equipped there with the same tires.. at no other track the V8 beats the V10


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FastestLaps  8y  

Incredible Tsukuba laptime for R8 4.2! Faster than V10 and faster than LP-560. Car seems to be ideally suited for the track and the driver did an awesome job as well. It kept up with Shadow GT-R and LP-560 during the whole race.


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Georg  8y  

The Silverstone laptime was done by car magazine in a stock car compare...

http://videos.streetfire.net/video/GTR-vs-911-PDK-vs-R8-vs_190012.htm


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Anonymous  8y  

I herd MotorTrend said this did a 7:54 at The Ring, can anybody confirm this?


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FastestLaps  8y  

There was another laptime recently added that was fake.


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Anonymous  8y  

2:12, why would that laptime have to be done with slicks? its right where it should be.


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Anonymous  8y  

The Silverstone laptime is incorrect. Unless it did it on full slicks. Somebody delete it


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phavyarden  8y  

when i put the "hall of fame" this car apeears 3rd at Kyalami track, and 997 GT3 RS as second, why?


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audi r8  8y  

Its an R8 ;D


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Anonymous  8y  

How the Hell is this faster than the CCX at Bedford Autodrome West Circuit?


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Georg  8y  

thats correct bumrush...someone mixed 0-60mph with 0-100km/h happens daily here at fastestlaps...


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BumRush  8y  

No audi, the 4.1 you saw was fro 0-60mph, the 4.4 here is from 0-62mph/0-100kmh.


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audi r8  8y  

@ George
the number was 4.1s here before i sayed that !! then some one correct it to 4.4s !! i sayed correct the 4.1 s !!


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Anonymous  8y  

is it worth $125,000? id say yes!


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Georg  8y  

why they should correct it? Audi officle claims 4.6s for the R8. Exactly the same time you have reached, so Audi claim perfromance numbers the average driver can reach with little practise... the better acceleration times were done by skilled drivers or under better weather/track conditions...


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audi r8  8y  

So they should correct it .


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Anonymous  8y  

Thats because thas the 0-60mph time, which has also ben recorded in 3.9s, but the 0-100kmh tim is about 4.4s.

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fakekillerfour 8h 

added data for Porsche 911 Turbo S (991) and data for Audi R8 V10 Plus (Mk II)

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