Engine: 5.2-liter FSI® DOHC 40-valve V10
Horsepower: 525 @ 6,400 rpm
Torque: 325 lb-ft @ 6,500 rpm
Zero to 60 mph: 3.7 sec
Standing 1/4-mile: 11.8 sec @ 119.5 mph
EPA MPG: 12 city / 20 highway
The Audi R8 5.2 is a 5.2-liter V10 sports car producing 525 horsepower; capable of going from zero to sixty in just 3.7 seconds. The R8 5.2 engine is spark-ignited with FSI® direct injection, 4-valve per cylinder, dual overhead cam, which offers up 391 lb-ft of torque at 6,500 RPM. This V10 FSI® engine is described as a brute-power masterpiece of engineering art.
Standard exterior features with the R8 5.2 include: a retractable rear spoiler, carbon fiber sigma engine compartment cover, contrast color side-blade, LED headlights, LED daytime running lights, oval exhaust pipes, and 19-inch ten-spoke aluminum alloy wheels.
Inside of the R8 you’ll find an auto-dimming with anti-glare interior rear-view mirror with light and rain censor, automatic climate control, Nappa leather sports seats, heated driver and passenger seats with 10-way power movement, plus a flat-bottom sports steering wheel with wrapped in leather.
Also inside the R8 5.2 is the DVD-based Audi Navigation system featuring a color LCD screen and MMI® control logic for AM/FM radio functions. MP3 music can be played through the Bang & Olufsen® sound system with one of the two SD® card slots or through connecting an iPod.
Reviews & Information
Left Lane News: Audi R8 V10 5.2 FSI 2010
Inside Line: 2010 Audi R8 5.2 FSI Full Test and Video
Car and Driver: 2010 Audi R8 5.2 V10 FSI Quattro – First Drive Review
MSN Autos: 2010 Audi R8 5.2 FSI Review
DriverSide: 2010 Audi R8 Base 2dr Coupe 4.2L Man quattro