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Offline M500


  • Joined: Apr 2008

  • Location:
  • Drives:
Thanks mate..... very first RS5 into the country! - docks 28th of this month, was told yesterday there was a 78 day hold due to press launch etc, had a bit of a chat - Audi Australia have agreed to release the car End September/early October spec below :
Daytona Grey with colour coded mirrors
Blackout Kit
Titanium 20 inch 5 spokes
Panoramic Roof

Black Super Sport Seats with Grey Piping - Black roof lining
B&O sound
Advanced Park with Camera
Carbon Fibre Trim
TV - Digital and Analogue
Seat Memory Pack
Dynamic Steering
Privacy Glass B Pillar Back and Tint for A Pillar Glass

Congrats

That B&O Sound is something else!



Offline Ferrari Fissatore

  • Soap Dodger

  • Joined: Jan 2007

  • Drives: its obsession
  • Location: under its skin
Clarkson said it well....

it's like HP sauce...

on a bacon sandwich, it makes it better, but on hallibut, it's a no no.

Chop topping supercars is like putting HP sauce on hallibut.

Barina and Peugeot etc, great, chop away  :thumbsup:



Offline mhh

  • Chief Test Pilot

  • Joined: Feb 2006

  • Location: Adelaide
Thanks mate..... very first RS5 into the country! - docks 28th of this month, was told yesterday there was a 78 day hold due to press launch etc, had a bit of a chat - Audi Australia have agreed to release the car End September/early October

I should bloody well hope so.

Car sounds as hard as nails.  :thumbsup:



Offline Mr Enzo


  • Joined: Feb 2010

  • Location: Melbourne
Thank god they used the 4.2 instead of there new 3.0 twin turbo   
Batti il ferro quando è caldo.
Strike when the iron is hot.



Offline dkabab

I was hoping the 5.2L twin turbo v10 from the rs6 would go in it...



Offline 986986


  • Joined: Oct 2008

  • Drives: 997.2 S PDK; '12 Cayenne Diesel (family bus)
  • Location: Sydney, Coolum
I was hoping the 5.2L twin turbo v10 from the rs6 would go in it...

Holy Crap - with that donk the bonnet would need to be like the deck of an Aircraft carrier...... I like an exciting drive but the understeer would have been epic!, maybe the first bank of cylinders in front of the uprights????

I think the V8 will be more than ok me thinks!



Offline DL599

  • nee Melbourne Exotics

  • Joined: Dec 2009

  • Location: Melbourne
  • Name: Damon
black V10 spyder at the dealer on church street
if your car feels safe, your not going fast enough



Offline AshSimmonds

  • Geekitecht

  • Joined: Feb 2006

  • Drives: GF's shitbox :(
  • Location: Adelayed
  • Name: Humble Narrator
  • www: AshSimmonds.com



Offline MC

  • nee SydneySpotter

  • Joined: Mar 2010

  • Location: Sydney
  • Name: Marcus



Offline carmooch


  • Joined: Dec 2010

  • Name: George
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Audi Australia is adding a new variant to its R8 high-performance sports car lineup. Hot on the heels of the R8 Spyder 5.2 FSI quattro comes an additional variant – this time with a 4.2-litre V8 engine.

The R8 Spyder’s 4.2-litre FSI produces 316 kW and launches the open-top two-seater to 100 km/h in 4.8 seconds on its way to a top speed of 300 km/h. The engine is mated to either a six-speed manual or R tronic sequential manual gearbox and quattro permanent all-wheel drive is standard.

Available only by special customer order, the first Australian vehicles will arrive in mid-2012, with a Manufacturer List Price (MLP) of $300,400 (6-speed manual) and $316,400 (R tronic). The R8 Spyder 4.2 will feature a similarly high level of equipment that can be found on the corresponding R8 4.2 Coupe.



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