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The Audi R8 5.2 FSI quattro is the V10 variant of the Audi R8 model range.

The biggest difference from the Audi R8 4.2 FSI quattro is the replacement of the V8 for a V10 engine sourced from the Lamborghini Gallardo LP 560-4.

Other differences include a slightly altered body and LED lights. Production of the model was launched in 2008, and underwent a facelift in 2012 along with the introduction of a Plus trim.


Games

Need for Speed: World

The Audi R8 5.2 FSI quattro was added as a tier 3 vehicle on November 10, 2011 to Need for Speed: World. Since August 22, 2012, it has been featured as an A class vehicle.

The R8 5.2 FSI quattro outperforms the the 4.2-litre variant in every performance aspect. The V10 R8 has acceleration as its best trait, since it is comparable to the fastest A class cars in the game including the BMW M1 Procar. Its nitrous boost is above average as well.

It feels responsive in corners and rarely tends to understeer, although a few cars such as the Porsche 991 Carrera S might be better. Its stock top speed is 190 mph (306 km/h).

Stock: 653 (A class) Maximum: 722 (A class)

Red

The Red style is an Amerikon Speedsystems performance tuned speedboost car that costs SpeedBoost4600. It was made available on November 10, 2011.

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Performance Parts
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Aftermarket Parts
Standard Body
Stock Spoiler
Stock Hood
Stock Wheels
No Neon
Stock Window Tint
Default Ride Height
Default Licence Plate
Skill Mods
None Equipped
None Equipped
None Equipped
None Equipped
None Equipped
Class A Car 682
TopSpeedIcon2.png 683
AccelIcon2.png 868
HandlingIcon2.png 497
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Standard
SpeedBoost4600

Blue

The Blue style is a rotationally available stock cash car that costs Dollar icon.png1,700,000, and was initially released on April 10, 2013.

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Performance Parts
Stock Engine
Stock Forced Induction
Stock Transmission
Stock Suspension
Stock Brakes
Stock Tyres
Aftermarket Parts
Standard Body
Stock Spoiler
Stock Hood
Stock Wheels
No Neon
Stock Window Tint
Default Ride Height
Default Licence Plate
Skill Mods
None Equipped
None Equipped
None Equipped
None Equipped
None Equipped
Class A Car 653
TopSpeedIcon2.png 590
AccelIcon2.png 836
HandlingIcon2.png 533
NFSWBlueVariantIcon.png
Standard
Dollar icon.png1,700,000

Megabloks

The Megabloks style is an unreleased variation included as part of a disbanded Need for Speed and Megabloks promotion.

It is fitted with tuned quality Gromlen performance parts and various aftermarket parts.

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Performance Parts
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RaceBeigeBrakes.png
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Aftermarket Parts
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Stock Spoiler
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Stock Wheels
No Neon
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Skill Mods
None Equipped
None Equipped
None Equipped
None Equipped
None Equipped
Class A Car 696
TopSpeedIcon2.png 725
AccelIcon2.png 883
HandlingIcon2.png 481
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Art Director
Unreleased

Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit (2010)

The Audi R8 Coupé 5.2 FSI quattro appears in Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit (2010) as a Super Series racer vehicle, and as an SCPD Rapid Deployment unit.

The racer vehicle is unlocked as part of the SCPD Rebels pack for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and EA Crew releases. The SCPD unit is unlocked upon the player earning a total of 845,000 cop bounty.

Every variant of the Audi R8 is notable for having good handling whilst drifting, though they tend to accelerate slower than some vehicles within their class. Due to their slightly heavy weight, they may prove to be durable in events involving the SCPD or weapons.

Need for Speed: The Run

The R8 V10 appears in Need for Speed: The Run as an Exotic class car.

It made a brief appearance in a teaser trailer released on April 28, 2011,[1] before being revealed in the "Death From Above" trailer[2] on June 4, 2011, and during Electronic Arts' E3 2011 Press Conference on June 6, 2011.[3]

Stock

The stock R8 V10 is unlocked upon the player completing Stage 7 of The Run.

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Top Speed: 195 mph (314 km/h)
0 to 60 Time: 3.6s
BHP: 525 @ 8,000 rpm
Performance: Tier 4
Handling: Normal
Class: Exotic
Drivetrain: AWD
Value: $181,000.00
Manufacture Year: 2010

"Darius"

The "Darius" Signature Edition R8 V10 requires the Carbon pack and is unlocked upon the player achieving a Gold Medal in all "Carbon" events in the Challenge Series.

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Top Speed: 195 mph (314 km/h)
0 to 60 Time: 3.6s
BHP: 525 @ 8,000 rpm
Performance: Tier 4
Handling: Normal
Class: Exotic
Drivetrain: AWD
Value: $181,000.00
Manufacture Year: 2010

Need for Speed (Tier 5)

The Need for Speed Edition R8 V10 is unlocked upon the player beating 25 Autolog recommendations.

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Top Speed: 221 mph (356 km/h)
0 to 60 Time: 3.0s
BHP: 655 @ 8,100 rpm
Performance: Tier 5
Handling: Easy
Class: Exotic
Drivetrain: AWD
Value: $181,000.00
Manufacture Year: 2010

Need for Speed (Tier 6)

The Need for Speed Edition R8 V10 is unlocked upon the player beating 20 Solo Objectives in the "NFS Racing" Playlist.

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Top Speed: 249 mph (401 km/h)
0 to 60 Time: 2.7s
BHP: 992 @ 7,900 rpm
Performance: Tier 6
Handling: Normal
Class: Exotic
Drivetrain: AWD
Value: $181,000.00
Manufacture Year: 2010

Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered

The R8 Coupe 5.2 FSI quattro appears in Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered as a car tier 3 vehicle available to cops and racers.

It is notable for having good handling whilst drifting, though it can tend to accelerate slower than some vehicles within its tier stemming from its slightly heavy weight, but may prove to be durable in events involving the SCPD or weapons.

Cop

The R8 Coupe 5.2 FSI quattro Interceptor is an SCPD Rapid Deployment unit unlocked upon earning 845,000 cop bounty.

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Rapid Deployment Unit - Cop (Tier 3)
"Experience Perfect Control over Incredible Levels of Power"
Earn 845,000 cop bounty.
Top Speed:
196 mph (315 km/h)
0 to 62:
3.90 seconds
BHP:
525 @ 8,000 rpm
Drive:
All-Wheel
Price:
$160,000
Year:
2011

Racer

The R8 Coupe 5.2 FSI quattro is a Super Series racer unlocked upon earning 1,270,750 racer bounty.

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Super Series - Racer (Tier 3)
"Experience Perfect Control over Incredible Levels of Power"
Earn 1,270,750 racer bounty.
Top Speed:
196 mph (315 km/h)
0 to 62:
3.90 seconds
BHP:
525 @ 8,000 rpm
Drive:
All-Wheel
Price:
$160,000
Year:
2011

Gallery

References

  1. Video: Official EA UK (2011) Need For Speed: The Run | Teaser Trailer. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_23HBXNZi40
  2. Video: Electronic Arts (2011) Need for Speed The Run - Trailer 1 "Death From Above". Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VL-qZg8uSvk
  3. Video: IGN (2011) Need for Speed: The Run - E3 2011: Gameplay Demo. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_KqdPo4Pt5c


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