Audi R8 GT Sport spied on the Nürburgring

Audi is working on a new top of the range R8 that will be called most likely R8 GT Sport not R8 GT Ultra like we reported last year.

Caught testing on the Nürbrurgring, the prototype has a new front splitter, enlarged side intakes and a huge rear wing compared to the facelifted model, which debuted last year.

Current top of the range R8 V10 Plus packs 550 horsepower from a 5.2-litre V10 and the new special edition model is expected to have around 600 horsepower. The previous R8 GT (before the facelift) that was limited to 333 units, produced 560 horsepower.

The R8 GT Sport would be Audi’s answer to Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series. Audi used the ‘Sport’ label last in 2005 on a limited edition TT quattro Sport.

Of course there is always a chance it is just a prototype for testing different technologies. We’ll see soon!


First project car - some cool ideas
2015 Mazda2 spied in Germany
Porsche 911 Turbo S by Edo Competition with 582bhp
Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 concept is a high-performance two seater hybrid sportscar
62% of car buyers are worried about buying clocked cars
Vauxhall's all-new Insignia gets all-wheel drive with torque vectoring
Alpine reveals the first images of the new A110
MG Motor UK launches all new SUV at the London Motor Show
Which Van: Mercedes Sprinter or Volkswagen Crafter?
Volkswagen presents the Atlas Cross Sport and Atlas Tanoak concepts
All-new Jeep Wrangler in detail
EU Mandates Speed Limiters, Others are Skeptical
Tags: , , ,