Audi R8 V10 Plus – 202 MPH Top Speed Run

June 6th, 2020

Greetings drag racing aficionados and speed freaks from every avenue of the racing world. This well produced video documents the top speed test of a stock 2017 Audi R8 V10 Plus on a 2.3-mile closed course. Sharing a platform with the Lamborghini Huracan, the Audi R8 V10 Plus is a mid-engine powered all-wheel drive street rocket – built with a luxurious cockpit. Have a look…

Under the glass bonnet is a naturally aspirated 5.2-liter V10 engine. It is capable of producing 610hp at 8,250 RPM and 413 lb.-ft. of torque at 6,500 RPM. The crisp, DOHC, all-aluminum V10 with direct fuel injection accelerates from idle to 8,250 RPM in .66-seconds. The car can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 2.9-seconds and has a top speed of 205 mph. The quarter-mile elapsed time is estimated to be 10.9-seconds at 129 mph. The transmission is a 7-speed dual clutch automatic with steering wheel mounted paddle shifters. The car weighs 3,684-pounds and has a wheelbase of 104.3-inches.

As expected, the R8 leaves violently and accelerates smoothly throughout the gear range. Near the 2.3-mile mark, the Audi tops out at 201.612 mph and begins braking to a safe speed. Wonderful car and a great video.

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