Video: Watch an Audi R8 V10 Plus Launch From 0-300km/h

The team at were recently handed the keys to a brand new matte blue Audi R8 V10 Plus and quickly set about discovering the car’s limits by launching it from a standstill all the way to 300km/h.

The brand new Audi R8 V10 Plus earns its ‘Plus’ name through its uprated 5.2-liter Lamborghini-derived V10 engine which now delivers 550hp and 398lb-ft of torque, up from the standard 525hp and 390lb-ft of torque of the ordinary Audi R8 V10.

Consequently, the Audi R8 V10 Plus can rocket t 100km/h in just 3.5 seconds and a top speed of 317km/h, which is 4km/h faster than the standard R8 V10.

And thanks to the seamless gearshifts provided by the Audi R8 V10 Plus’ advanced transmission, the car seems to accelerate even faster in the following video than those numbers would have you believe!

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