2010 Geneva Auto Show: Abt R8 GTR
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Before jumping into details, we must mention that production will be limited to 25 units, so only the luckiest of you will actually get the change to drive one.
The Abt R8 GTR is 100 kilos lighter than its series counterpart, which obviously contributes to a significant power boost. Instead of the series-standard 525HP (386 kW), the 5.2 FSI in the ABT R8 GT R provides a massive 620HP (456 kW), according to official specs. This basically means that the car can reach a maximum speed of 325 km/h, jumping from 0 to 100km/h in 3.2 seconds and going up to 200 km/h in 9.9 seconds.
Other features include height-adjustable ABT Sports suspension and adjustable dampers, upgraded braking system, light ABT CR alloy wheels and Michelin sports cup tires, Recaro racing seats, a 4-point seat belt system, stainless steel roll-over bar with seat belt attachment, hand-held fire extinguisher or an ABT Sports steering wheel made of carbon.
"The R8 GT R is an uncompromising racing car for the road, and provides maximum performance," Christian Abt said in a statement. "I recommend trying the GT R on a racing track from time to time, as the car is great fun to drive there."
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