The Audi V10 is one of the most prestigious sports cars ever available today. It is German made so its quality and durability can be ensured. The production started in 2006 and its production is still on-going. It was officially introduced to the general public in September 2006 during the Paris Auto Show. By that time, there was a little confusion on its name because it has similarities with the Le Mans Prototype R8.
There are almost 5,000 parts fit together to produce the Audi V10. The assembly area was in Neckarsulm, Germany. The factory can develop five to fifteen cars in just one day. Precision is very important when it comes to creation of cars. This is the reason that the factory uses over 95 lasers to inspect each part if they are within the 0.1 millimeters room for error.
After a certain period of time, Audi V10 has been developed to complement R8. By increasing the number of cylinder, R8 is transformed to V10. The attempt is not even comparable to the metamorphosis of Porsche by just giving it more numbers of turbo. There are no really major differences between the R8 Audi V10 and R8 V8 except that it is now equipped with more cylinders, better brake systems, and other specifications. If you like to have a supercar that you would like to use regularly, then R8 Audi V10 is the perfect choice. With the addition Gallardo audio system, it will also be ideal for different occasions. Do not go for 2 WD as this will be just a poor choice in times of British winter.
Audi V10 is equipped with a 525 bhp engines that can easily maneuver your car in an 8,700 red line by its tremendous power. It is also worth noting that the V8 vehicle has a transparent handling that just superbly increase the controllability of the car. Audi V10 will surely be on your side when you need speed through powerful engines. When you see Audi V10’s price, you might be a little hesitant to buy the super car but you can be rest assured that the money is worth it and you do not have to worry about extra fees because it’s all there is in the price.
Just in case you want to dig deeper and notice the ceramic brakes and R Tronic which some people consider it to be a waste of money, on the contrary, it is a perfect additional feature when you perform some track days. Indeed, there is no denying that Audi V10 is not a track day vehicle because it lack some features but this should not discourage you to buy it. The Audi V10 is primarily designed not for day track because it can offer more than that.
The car is intended to be supplied in various parts of the world. Initially, the car is available in Europe, Bahrain, United States, Australia, Canada, Japan, and South Africa. In 2009, Audio V10 was also exported to Buenos Aires, Lima, Santiago, Santo Domingo, Sao Paulo, Bogota, Mexico City, and Medellin.
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