Underground Audi R8 – 244 MPH Half-Mile

August 29th, 2017

This Audi R8 Plus is a lesson in how to go super fast and look good doing it. On its maiden voyage, at WannaGoFast North Carolina, the Underground Racing Audi R8 posted a new world record top speed for an R8 (standing half-mile). Imagine what this thing is capable of once the bugs are worked out!

Already potent in factory trim, the 2017 Audi R8 featured in this video is outfitted with the Underground Racing X Version Twin Turbo package. The X Version kit includes all the turbochargers, intercoolers, and plumbing (of course) but also throws in some serious fuel delivery system, exhaust, engine and transmission modifications.

This car is a collaborative effort between Underground Racing, ProLine Racing Engines, Precision Turbochargers, and John Reed Racing.

Right away, this stunning German rocket blasts off to a top speed of over 230 mph (on the initial pass). After some fine tuning, a second pass yields a new world record top speed of 244.83 mph.

This video allows you to climb in the passenger seat and see what a 200+ mph standing half-mile run really feels like. Don’t miss your ride.

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