Jump to content


SEARCH

0

German tuner offers performance upgrade on Audi R8

By SYF77 on 15 Oct 2010

Attached Image

German tuner, Wheelsandmore, is offering a performance upgrade on the Audi R8 V10 model which is powered by the 5.2 liter TFSI engine.

Wheelsandmore handcrafted its own stainless-steel exhaust system with valve control. Together with a re-mapped ECU, the R8’s 5.2 liter V10 TFSI engine’s output gets boosted to 600 PS with an accompanying 590 Nm of torque. That's a boost of 75 PS and 60 Nm of torque over the standard configuration which generates 525 PS and 530 Nm.

The tuner has also crafted its own 3-piece wheels for the R8, which come in 9 x 20 dimensions at the front and 11 x 20 for the rear in various color combinations. The rims come wrapped in Continental Sport Contact III tires sized 235/30/20 and 295/25/20 for the front and back respectively.

For the suspension, there's KW race coilovers with adjustable rebound and compression rates. The new hydraulic suspension can move 4.5 cm in either direction vertically to adjust the ride height.

Attached Image

tuning, german tuner and 3 more...

Viewed: 451 times

Related Blog Posts
SYF77
Written by SYF77
I have been a car fanatic since 1989, when my father was changing our family car then to a Toyota Corolla 1.6 GL fitted with a Twin Cam 16 valve engine that was carburetor-fed, a big deal back in those days. The automobile technology and industry fascinates me and I hope to broadcast these interesting developments to everyone out there through this blog.



 
Car Makes

Please select a car make

Facebook Likes
   Featured Blog Post
Photo
A rare Lexus LFA has crashed in Singapore last week and with less than 10 units on our shores and...
POPULAR BLOG POSTS
Photo
We speak to a new but up-and-coming MCF member, kdash, to find out why he chooses MCF and what he...
Photo
According to this YouTube channel, the Alpine A110 is a better sports car than the Porsche 718 Ca...
Photo
Honda has refreshed its small crossover, the Vezel. Released recently in Japan, the car looks the...
Photo
Selected markets will be getting Renault's new special edition Clio R.S 18. It is named after...
Photo
Did you know that in 1958, the American automobile maker GM built a prototype car that would allo...
   Lifestyle Articles