Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Video: Audi R8 GT thoroughly explained by Emanuele Pirro

Filed under: , , ,

2011 Audi R8 GT

Emanuele Pirro has spent the last 17 years as an Audi works driver, so it's safe to say he knows his way around Quattro-equipped iron. Not only has Pirro had the pleasure of first crack at the latest gems from Audi in that time, he's also had the pleasure of winning three LeMans victories behind the four rings.

During the course of over four videos produced last week for Audi's social media outlets in the United States, Pirro details the limited-edition 2011 Audi R8 GT. Starting with the car's 560-horsepower, V10-motivated 3.6 second 0-60 time, Pirro takes four episodes to explain why you want need an R8 GT, as if you didn't already know. Included in that long list of reasons are the carbon fiber spoiler and front splitter. Did we mention this beast is 180 pounds lighter than the regular car?

For Pirro's full impressions of the baddest R8 available, click past the jump.

Continue reading Audi R8 GT thoroughly explained by Emanuele Pirro

Audi R8 GT thoroughly explained by Emanuele Pirro originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 15 Aug 2011 12:32:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

Permalink | Email this | Comments

Source: http://www.autoblog.com/2011/08/15/audi-r8-gt-thoroughly-explained-by-emanuele-pirro/

Jim Hall Duncan Hamilton Lewis Hamilton David Hampshire Sam Hanks Walt Hansgen Mike Harris

No comments:

Post a Comment