The Audi R8 V10 Decennium celebrates ten years of V10 R8s

By topgear, 01 March 2019

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We think ten years of the naturally-aspirated, V10-engined Audi R8 is something worth celebrating.

So does Audi, hence the new R8 V10 ‘Decennium’ – an ode to one full decade of its all-wheel drive, ten-cylinder supercar.

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The special edition is limited to 222 cars – all Coupes. The paint is Daytona Grey with a matte finish – the 20-inch wheels and the V10’s intake manifold are both finished in bronze, while the front spoiler, side sills and the diffuser are gloss black, and the mirror housings carbonfibre.

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Inside it’s all-black, with gloss carbon trim, diamond-pattern seats with contrast stitching in copper and an Alcantara steering wheel.

And naturally there are many Decennium – which means ‘decade’ in Latin – badges dotted throughout.

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Mechanically-speaking, the Decennium is unchanged from the regular R8 V10 Plus.

That means 620hp and 580Nm from the 5.2-litre nat-asp V10, giving 0-100km/h in 3.1secs and a top speed of 330km/h.

(Click HERE for our review of the R8 V10 plus)

(Want to read about last gen's R8 GT Spyder? Click HERE)

STORY Tom Harrison

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