2014 Audi R8 V10 Quattro Reviews
2014 Audi R8 V10 Quattro plus Coupe S tronic travel evaluation
The vehicle of Kings
I considered my hoopty trip a minute and then remembered that the week preceding I, the same as Luc Robataille or whoever that was in the black car, had been operating an R8. It had been as great whilst the snow which this very King would soon be skating.
You have to perhaps not hesitate to drive this car, as the Manhunter King and both I had already learned. While it does effectively tiptoeing around town -- it's silent, it's comfortable, it's an automatic location on-the seven-speed S tronic dual-clutch indication -- that you don't get this car because it may tiptoe around town. A Lumina may tiptoe around town. No, escape there, find a clear stretch of road, and sort this point. Ground the throttle. Don't be afraid. Hide your right foot up-to the foot in floorboard. Feel it push you back to that diamond-stitched chair leather. Pay attention to the howlin' roar of this direct-injected V10 directly behind your mind outlet. Look.
Then go look for a curve or power and two into the top, paddle-blipping the shifter and hearing the syncopated rev-matching waaaah waaaah waaaah of the motor and the downshifting things before easing back onto the fuel and waing your path out onto the right. I did so on the bare and beautiful hill street beyond LA. You'll be happy you did.
You will find just a not many aggressive vehicles that this type of thing better. Actually, you'll find only two, perhaps three, OK four, no five, that I could think of and the majority of these you might argue about all day long. You'll observe that the R8 doesn't have quite the same sense behind the wheel if you've pushed the Ferrari 458, McLaren MP4-12C and perhaps the Lexus LFA and one or two types of the 911 (Nissan GT-R, too?). Suffice to state when you like German design, luxurious and pace, this car can make you feel like a King.
398 lb-ft of torque, and all that energy, are sent to all four wheels for better grip. Audi included still another clutch for that new R8s, offering a dual-clutch seven-speed to them. It pushes and pulls you and just another particular someone special to ungodly rates and through edges at great horizontal gs.
Blake Z. Oh, the Audi R8, a sound of heaven, a ballet of accuracy, about as determining just, and as the Terminator as questionable.
Lurid writing doesn't start to identify the sounds it's effective at producing. Actually, the remainder of-the car is remarkably silent -- lift off the throttle and there's very little street sound, or any whomp-whomping in the 235 front/305 back summer tires on 19-inch wheels. It's all very eager material.
Until it becomes frustrating easily, although not explosively, like a AMG product; it accumulates speed continuously, like diving headfirst in to an especially large sea wave. Tremendous feedback is given by the steering with enjoyable weight. The wheels are "whoa right there" strong, enough for that S tronic indication to mark down two, three things -- which it will in a flash. The suspension is firm and obviously flexible -- although it's only different levels of firm, and like a placebo pushing the key acts really. Particularly when dodging frighteningly spectacular stones scattered over the pavement of Angeles Crest Highway, it responds rapidly to steering inputs.
2014 Audi R8 V10
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