Supercool Audi R8 GT Limited
The Audi R8 has been around for some time now and Audi has announced an icy cool new limited edition model of the car for 2012 and it is named the R8 GT. The new automobile is modded from the standard variant of the R8 to get a lighter weight and better performance. The Audi R8 GT has extensive use of carbon fiber to make it the way it feels – lighter.
Audi claims the automobile is about 180 pounds lighter than the R8 5.2 quattro coupe. The GT makes use of a 5.2L 560hp V10 engine. That carries 35 horses more than what the normal R8 5.2 offers. The GT also makes use of the new Rtronic sequential manual transmission. The automobile has a top speed of 199 miles per hour to keep you thrilled and can hit 62 mph in just 3.6 second.
The Audi R8 GT can be fitted with optional carbon fiber reinforced ceramic brakes and red anodized brake calipers. The Audi R8 GT will also have an optional 12-speaker 495 Watts Bang & Olufsen soundgear. The cost of the R8 GT is set at $196,800. Only 333 R8 GT models will be roaming in this planet and out of that number only 90 of them will come to the US. Each will have a numbered carbon fiber shift knob inside the automobile.
The key parts of the GT made from carbon fiber include the rear hatch, spoiler, and diffuser. The outside of the Audi R8 GT will have some touches to set it apart for the other versions of the R8. It will have matte finish grille, side blades, and other trim parts and it will be offered in an exclusive color called Samoa Orange. Inside the automobile exclusive touches for the GT include a white device cluster, black Alcantara seats, headliner, and other parts with contrasting stitching and doorsill inserts with the R8 GT logo.