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The new Audi R8 Coupé V10 RWS.
R8 Coupé V10 RWS

The new Audi R8 Coupé V10 RWS.

Fuel consumption combined: 12.4 l/100 km; CO2 emission, combined: 283 g/km

Maximum performance. Breathtaking sound. The new Audi R8 Coupé V10 Rear Wheel Series (RWS) is the first production rear-wheel drive Audi to bring the driving concept of our R8 LMS racing car to the streets. It is 40kg lighter than the V10 quattro Coupé and will sprint from 0-100 km/h in 3.7 seconds. The chassis setup and control systems allow controlled drifts if the driver chooses, the electromechanical power steering is completely free of torque steer, enabling precise handling and control. The R8 V10 RWS comes as a limited edition with a combined Coupé and Spyder production volume of just 999 cars worldwide.

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  • Made for purists – the Audi R8 V10 RWS with mid-mounted V10 engine and rear-wheel drive.

  • Whether on straight roads, in curves or at high speed, the Audi R8 Coupé V10 RWS offers breathtaking driving pleasure and successfully brings the drive concept from R8-LMS racing cars onto the road.

  • Its sports outfit: Ibis white. Its distinguishing features: two-coloured side blades; the upper side blade is in metallic myth black, and the lower one is in the same colour as the car.

  • Highlighting the distinctive look: Front air intakes in matt titanium black.

  • The V10 cylinder engine is visible under the rear window.

  • The 540 hp V10 FSI engine with a true rear-wheel drive.

  • Bold proportions dominate the rear of the Audi R8 Coupé V10 RWS. However, overall, it has become 50 kilos lighter compared to the Audi R8 Coupé V10 with quattro drive.

  • The R8 V10 Rear Wheel Series is produced exclusively by hand in the R8 manufactory "Böllinger Höfe".

  • The sports seats in the interior are covered with leather and Alcantara. On request, we can also fit bucket seats.

  • The badge on the dashboard proves its exclusivity: the Audi R8 V10 rear wheel series is being offered with a limited edition of 999 cars.

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Spectacularly dynamic

The R8 Coupé V10 RWS was designed to give the adrenaline rush that's normally only found on the track. Your heart will race – guaranteed.

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Getting to the heart of performance

The interior gives the feeling of being inside a car that’s about to hit the race track. The flat-bottomed 3-spoke steering wheel and the all-digital Virtual Cockpit display puts everything you need right in front of you. It’s a driver-focused experience like no other. MMI Navigation Plus comes as standard as does Audi Drive Select which lets you customise the ride with different modes.

The optional R8 performance leather steering wheel and the standard R8 sports seats intensify that feeling of racing in the Audi R8 Coupé V10 RWS on top.

The sound of power and freedom

The power of the 10-cylinder engine in the R8 Coupé V10 RWS is not only felt. In performance mode the signature engine sound really makes itself heard, confirming its Audi Sport DNA.