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Audi R8 5.2 FSI quattro

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R8 Coupé 5.2 FSI quattro
GermanNFSLang AudiSmallMain 2008 - 2012
EngineInfoboxIcon 5.2L FSI V10
BHPInfoboxIcon 518 bhp @ 8000 rpm
TorqueInfoboxIcon 391 lb·ft @ 6500 rpm
DrivetrainInfoboxIcon AWD
AccelerationInfoboxIcon 3.8 seconds
MassInfoboxIcon 1620 kg (3571 lbs)
TopSpeedInfoboxIcon 196 mph (315 km/h)
TransmissionInfoboxIcon 6-speed (Manual)
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The Audi R8 5.2 FSI quattro is the V10 variant of the Audi R8 model range.

The biggest difference from the Audi R8 4.2 FSI quattro is the replacement of the V8 for a V10 engine sourced from the Lamborghini Gallardo LP 560-4. Other differences include a slightly altered body and LED lights. Production of the model was launched in 2008. It underwent a facelift in 2012 along with the introduction of a Plus trim.

Need for Speed: WorldEdit

The Audi R8 5.2 FSI quattro was added as a Tier 3 vehicle on November 10th, 2011 to Need for Speed: World. Since August 22nd, 2012, it has been featured as a 'A' Class vehicle, which was retired on April 9th, 2013. On April 10th, 2013, it was made available for in-game cash.

The SpeedBoost variant is upgraded with Gromlen race tuned parts and has a 682 overall rating. It is purchaseable for SpeedBoost24,600. The in-game cash variant has a 653 overall rating and costs Dollar icon1,700,000. Both are upgradeable to S Class.

The R8 5.2 FSI quattro outperforms the the 4.2L variant in every performance aspect. The V10 R8 has acceleration as its best trait, since it is comparable to the fastest A Class cars in the game including the BMW M1 Procar. Its nitrous boost is above average as well. It feels responsive in corners and rarely tends to understeer, although a few cars such as the Porsche 991 Carrera S might be better. Its stock top speed is 190 mph (306 km/h). The SpeedBoost variant is capable of 202 mph (326 km/h).

Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit (2010)Edit

The Audi R8 5.2 FSI quattro appears in Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit (2010) as a Super class Racer vehicle and as a Rapid Deployment class police vehicle.

The Racer variant of the Audi R8 5.2 Coupe is only available as part of the SCPD Rebels Pack downloadable content for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 releases. The Police variant requires 843,000 Bounty points to be unlocked.

Every variant of the Audi R8 is notable for having a good handling in drifts, though they tend to accelerate slower than some vehicles within their class. Due to their slightly heavy weight, they may prove to be durable in events involving the police.

Need for Speed: The RunEdit

The Audi R8 5.2 FSI quattro appears as a Tier 4 car in Need for Speed: The Run. It is available from the beginning in The Run mode.

It has a "Normal" handling rating and is featured with a quick acceleration. Top speed is 195 mph (314 km/h).

Special VariantsEdit

The Audi R8 also appears in a "Darius Signature Edition", "NFS Edition" and in a "NFS Edition" trim. They are unlocked differently in the game;

  • Tier 4 (Darius) - Earn a gold medal for all Carbon Challenges.
  • Tier 5 (NFS Edition) - Beat 25 Autolog recommendations.
  • Tier 6 (NFS Edition) - Beat 20 Objectives in the NFS Edition Playlist.

Each variant's handling is rated Normal, except for the Tier 5 "NFS Edition"'s handling, which is rated Easy. The "Darius Signature Edition" and the standard variant have identical performance statistics.


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