STASIS Engineering Brings 540 Ponies to the Audi R8 V8

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American specialists at STASIS Engineering introduced to the UK another upgraded version of the German sports car Audi R8. The car exhibits rare and distinctive features of Germanic styling, cabin design, smaller V8 engine, magnetic dampers and upgraded suspension response and handling abilities.

A 4.20L V8 engine gives a power response of 540hp and 435 lb-ft (590 Nm) of torque, i.e. 120 hp more than the standard V8. This 28 % power boost is due to fitting of an Eaton/ Magnusson TVS1900 Supercharger and also an independent charge cooler system with an ECU remap. The power and efficiency is also increased due to a stainless steel, cross flow exhaust system with reduced backpressure. Another developed feature is a dual clutch automated gearbox.

The car features lower springs to improve handling abilities, while the factory installed “Drive Select” System is retained. The stunning looks of the Audi R8 V8 follows the distinctive styling features of the German manufacturer. The car uses an Aluminum monocoque using space frame principles. A distinctive curved bar of LED adds to its superior looks. Audi R8 possesses larger brakes and 20” forged Aluminum wheels fitted with high performance low profile tires. The car accelerates from 0 to60 mph in 3.6s.

Audi R8 V8 features an Electronic Stability Programme. This mainly consists of an Anti Lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD), Anti slip Regulation (ASR) and an Electronic Differential Lock (EDL).

The manufacturing unit is Quattro GmbH (a private subsidiary of Audi) at Neckarsulm in Germany. The STASIS Challenge Extreme Edition R8 V8 is available from the UK STASIS agent network and from APS of Brackley. But prices have not been announced till yet.

The nearest competitor to AudiR8 V8 in the auto market is the new Porsche 919 twin turbo model but the distinctive features of the Audi is going to make it more attractive.

–Kreation Guru

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