This is the Audi R8 GT, a lighter, more powerful (and thus faster) version of the finest super sports cars in Ingolstadt. Think of the GT Superleggera version of the R8, a car to get to something like the GT3 RS, GTS M3 take, and of course the real Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera.
The Audi R8 GT is essentially a German version of the Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera?
Yes, that’s the R8 GT biggest rival may be easier, more efficient (and faster) version of the Gallardo. Audi Lamborghini could own, but as if it is not enough to make a V8-powered supercar on the Gallardo to start, then started a V10 version – albeit in the form of tune with 518bhp and 391 pounds ft. And now we have the R8 GT, with exactly the same engine as the base Gallardo. Super CarzPage Review: Superleggera Audi R8 GT 2010.
Differences? The Superleggera squeezes extra 10bhp from its 5.2-liter V10, the R8 GT 552bhp @ 8000rpm and the same 398 pounds ft @ 6500rpm as standard boasts little Lambo. The Audi is the Porkie the couple also tipped the scales at 1525kg, 95 pounds more than the Italian. Result? 3.4 versus 3.6 seconds to 62mph in favor Lambo, a division that keep the marketing team like on paper, but one that will not be translated into the real world.
1525kg is not bad for a V10-engine sports car with four-wheel drive … Super CarzPage Review: Superleggera Audi R8 GT 2010.
You’re right, and thanks to the new manual seats (which alone can save 31.5kg), carbon car body parts, thinner glass, a thinner exhaust, a magnesium engine subframe, and shaved carpets, this GT 100kg lighter than the R8 V10 brothers.