Audi R8 V10 Decennium, tribute to the V10 decade 5.2

The restyling of the second generation Audi R8 is about to reach the garages of the most fortunate. Coinciding with its launch, the Ingolstadt firm takes the Geneva Motor Show 2019 a very attractive special edition. The reason for this edition is no other than paying homage to the V10 5.2-liter engine on its tenth anniversary, since it debuted in 2009 with the first generation R8.

We are talking about a series limited to only 222 units for the body Coupé in which we find, more than anything, aesthetic changes. However, we already know that this type of editions usually have their revaluation even if they are only visual improvements. And is that the look of this Audi R8 V10 Decennium is frankly attractive.

The word decennium is from Latin and means, as you already have imagined, "decade".

The edition is marked by an aggressive aesthetic character dominated by the Daytona gray matt effect . They are accompanied by 20-inch wheels and careful design that generate a great contrast thanks to its matt bronze color . On the other hand, the ailerons, side skirts and the rear diffuser are in gloss black. The lateral side blades and the door mirrors, on the other hand, are finished in glossy carbon fiber.

Meanwhile, in the passenger compartment the logos " Decennium " stand out, the console partially finished in bright carbon fiber and the sporty seats with the pattern of rhombuses that use copper-tone seams. The gearshift lever and the steering wheel -used on Alcantara and marked at 12 o'clock- also have copper seams to highlight , as do the central armrest and door panels. p>

The 222 units of the Audi R8 V10 Decennium correspond to the Body Coupé and the mechanical version Performance . This means that the heart that propels the limited series is the 5.2-liter V10 in its most powerful variant, which is why it develops 620 HP and 580 Nm of torque. As you can see in the images, the upper part of the propeller has been finished in copper color.