This R8 is an all-black beast, with Phill, the owner, deciding the skip the front license plate for a full badass look - as the driver explains, this has brought around GBP300 worth of fines so far, but the guy seems to treat the issue as some sort of rent for the car's cool factor.
The two strapped the tree to the R8, with Jude taking her co-driver role seriously as she held the rope that was supposed to keep the tree in place.
Now, the German velocity animal had been gifted with at least two aftermarket goodies. The first is a Larini exhaust system, which allows the 5.2-liter naturally aspirated V10 heart of the vehicle to fully express its feelings and emotions.
As for the second, which is the one that proved considerably more useful when it came to the adventure we have here, this involved the car getting the now-familiar PPF treatment. The Paint Protection Film has amazing abilities and can even go as far as protection your car from keying episodes, as this Ferrari FF YouTube stunt has demonstrated.
Hopefully, with the PPF and a blanket protecting the Audi, the R8 didn't get abused during this oddball Christmas shopping episode.
And if you enjoy this adventure, you might also want to check out what happens when a Porsche 911 GT3 RS is given a similar treatment.