The 2010 Audi R8 Coupe is one of the most immaculate exotic supercars available on the market today. Audi has been a heavyweight contender at the top of the food chain for quite some time now, and with the release of the R8, it’s easy to see where its exquisite reputation stems from. The 2008 R8 Coupe is gorgeous. Its liquid curves and wide, more aggressive stance make this model an immediate head-turner. The shape of the R8 is unlike any other current automotive silhouette on the road, boasting a modern and contemporary physique that is clearly years ahead of its time. The body reflects the engineering of a fighter jet, with sharp lines, aggressive side scoops, and a massive twin-turbo, rear-mounted engine covered by translucent Plexiglass, revealing its true power.
Ah yes…power. There’s definitely no shortage here. The 2010 R8 is available in two different trims: a 4.2L V8 with 420hp which is capable of 0-60mph in 4.4 seconds and a top speed of 187mph, and also a 5.2L V10 edition with an additional 105 ponies, bringing the total to 525hp, 0-60mph in 3.9 seconds with a top speed of 196mph! With the option of a slick 6-speed manual transmission or the all-new R tronic automatic featuring paddle-shifting technology, the 2010 Audi R8 Coupe can be appreciated by all.
Audi has always been recognized for having premium interior cabins crafted with top-quality materials, and the R8 follows right along. As an amply sized two-seater with leather and suede-trimmed sports touring seats and sleek gauge and instrument panels, the R8 is quite comfortable for an exotic, feeling right at home on the open road or a closed circuit course. Most will agree that the R8 is wonderful as a daily driver, with unexpectedly efficient fuel economy delivering up to 13/20 mpg in the city vs. the highway and a smooth, effortless ride, which is often uncommon in a vehicle of this caliber and performance.
To sum her up, the 2010 Audi R8 Coupe is definitely a driver’s car. As masters of their craft, Audi has produced yet another beautiful, powerful, comfortable machine, featuring top of the century technology, plenty of torque, a comfortable daily commute. As she is the height of luxury and power, this particular auto is a bit on the expensive side, but for those who want to make a bold statement, the 2010 Audi R8 Coupe is a perfect choice.
Estimated price tag: 4.2 V8-$115,000 | 5.2 V10-$150,000
Sources: www.Audiusa.com, www.caranddriver.com