Even though the Audi R8 is a stunner off the assembly line, tuning companies like Prior Design enjoy rolling out new packages every year. Recently at the Essen Motor Show they had this Audi R8 PD GT650 styling kit on display that received a wide range of parts. It is said to fit all R8 coupe models, however they did not mention if the front assembly will work with the new face-lifted design.
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Regula Tuning Audi R8 Grandiose Styling Kit
Regula Tuning has prepared a fancy package for the Audi R8 Coupe or Spyder holding the V8 and V10 engines. We believe these are photo-shopped images for now, however the exterior styling is super aggressive and should be popular among enthusiasts. They are calling this the “Grandiose” and offer a wide variety of styling and performance options.
ABT Sportsline Audi S8
Here we have the sporty Audi S8, a version of the Audi A8 series that holds the new 4.0-liter twin turbo V8 engine. From the factory, this car produces 512 HP and 650 Nm of torque. Plenty for the average driver looking for a high performance luxury car, however ABT Sportsline felt it needed more. Founder Hans-Jürgen Abt quoted below.
“For us, the new AS8 is the best of both worlds, that is, the best in terms of both comfort and acceleration and agility. After all, the AS8 has to meet our premium customers’ standards when it comes to performance and luxuriousness.”
Audi A7 Rides On New Wheels By Vossen
By now, we can all agree that the Audi A7 is one of the best works from the car manufacturer to date. What’s interesting is that the Audi A7 didn’t debut at an auto show. Instead, the luxury car makers had a live showing via Facebook to launch the car back in July of 2010. It has definitely caught the attention of car tuning enthusiasts worldwide, and we now see that Vossen wheel specialists have hooked it up with their latest concave CV5 rim.
ABT Sportsline Tuned Audi A1
The tuners at ABT Sportsline have released a new package for the five-door hatch Audi A1. This comes shortly after the company announced a three-door tuning kit, so they will now have more coverage for the A1 model line. It includes a complete mix of styling and performance parts, several of which we’ll cover right now. On the exterior are some modest improvements including vents in the fenders, side skirt addditions, chrome tailpipes and a new alloy wheel set measuring either 17 or 18-inches.
Wheelsandmore Audi R8 GT Spyder Triade Bianco
Wheelsandmore have done it again, this time with the all new 2012 Audi R8 GT Spyder which they are calling the Triade Bianco package. They are limiting this exclusive kit to 333 units worldwide, so if you own the new Audi R8, put your order in ASAP. This package focuses on reducing the weight to go along with an increase of power, as well as some new styling improvements to make the sports car more aggressive.
Michelin Behind The Scenes At 24 Hours of Le Mans
Michelin has sent us this behind the scenes look of the 24 Hours of Le Mans race which will start tomorrow, June 16th and last until the 17th. They have paired up with the Audi team and their experience of the early morning warm up hours through the final few hours. Most people think this race is just 24 hours long, but is actually much more than that.
XXX Performance Audi R8 V10 Quattro
This is one Audi R8 V10 Quattro that will surely be noticed on the road after being tuned by XXX Performance. With their bilious green paint job and rims to match, this R8 looks like it should be a toy. The exterior received a new set of 20-inch alloy rims wrapped in high performance Dunlop SP Sport Maxx tires. The sports car was then lowered with a H&R coilover kit to give it a menacing stance. To go with the new aggressive look, a G-Ride air suspension setup gives the driver control of the ride height.