Audi R8 by ABT announced for Geneva image

The aftermarket specialists at ABT Sportsline have recently announced their plans to introduce an upgraded Audi R8 next month, during the 2013 Geneva Motor Show.

According to the tuning company, the Audi R8 in question is receiving a revised GTR aftermarket program, which will add a lot of interesting features to the German supercar. The Audi R8 GTR in question is getting carbon fiber rear wing, rear apron, front apron, hood, side skirts and adjustable front splitter, along with a stainless steel exhaust system, a coil-over sports suspension with adjustable dampers, forge 19-inch alloy wheels and more, all of these helping the model’s total weight stay below 1,515 kg (3,340 lbs), 110 kg (242 lbs) lighter than the standard supercar.

The Audi R8 GTR by ABT Sportsline is powered by the 5.2 ltier V10 engine, which is now producing a total output of 620 HP (456 kW) and 550 Nm of torque (405 lb-ft), compared to the standard 550 HP (404 kW) and 540 Nm of torque (398 lb-ft) in the Plus version. The model in question can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in just 3.2 seconds, before reaching a top speed of 325 km/h (202 mph).

Source: ABT