Audi Whips Up R8 Performance Limited Run “Green Hell”

After their success at the Nurburgring 24 Hours Audi was created a limited run “Green Hell” version of the R8 supercar in celebration.

The Green Hell is based the on the R8 performance coup. It also uses its naturally aspirated, 611 bhp V10. The Green Hell is a tribute to the Audi R8 LMS GT car which has been a winner at the German circuit endurance event five times since 2012.

The R8 Green Hill will cost around $273,000 (£212,000) and only 50 units will be available world wid. While customers have some choice in color (grey, white and black) the R8 Green Hell comes standard in a special dark green paint job.

The doors feature transparent, matte racecar numbers and the roof, rear and A-pillars are done up in a matte black foil. The front end includes matte black highlights as well as the sills, diffuser, mirror housing and rear wing. The 20in wheels are painted in the same color with red detail on the rims. The interior has Alcantara covered lightweight bucket seats. The center panel has bluegreen stitching as well as the instrument display shield, armrest, steering wheel and other interior features.

The special edition is mostly aesthetic as underneath these new elements the Green Hell has the same mechanics as the R8 performance. 0-62mph time of 3.1 seconds and top speed of 205.7mph.

 

Audi Sends Off R8 V10 First Tier Model with a Limited Edition

In the 2021 model year Audi we will be removing its first tier RB V10 but will send it off with a Limited Edition model. Only 30 units will be made available.

The Limited Edition R8 V10 will receive both performance and aesthetic upgrades. Many of the updates are those that would be found in the Performance Quattro’s higher end models.

The R8 V10 LE will feature a carbon fiber front sway bar as well as Audi’s magnetic ride and dynamic steering. The dynamic steering pairs well with the drive select settings. The LE will also come standard with a sport exhaust.

The LE will have a 562HP and 406 pound-feet of torque.

The R8 V10 Limited Edition will also feature other exclusives like 20in milled wheels, exterior lower trim (carbon fiber), and alu-optic mirror caps. The color combos, as one might expect, will also be exclusive. 15 models will have Mugello Blue with pastel silver interiors. Five models will be in Avus Silver with a black interior (red stitching). Five will come in Sonoma Green, black interior (gray stitching. And just five will be R8 Spyder models in Mugello Blue.

The R8 V10 LE will come in at 186,000 for the coupe and the Spyder will run buyers $195,900