This is What the New Audi R8 V10 Plus Sounds Like on the Dyno


Even if it never crossed your mind, we're pretty sure that you would be interested to learn what an Audi R8 V10 Plus with its pants pulled down (or so to speak) sounds like accelerating at full throttle on a dynometer.

As a car company that prides itself for its technological prowess, Audi couldn't simply promote the video through regular channels. Instead, the brand with the four rings is using the (free) image-recognition app Blippar, which allows users of to point their phones at print and poster advertisements of the R8, and instantly bring up 2D photographs on their screens.

"The new Audi R8 V10 plus pushes boundaries in terms of performance and innovation. The use of Blippar technology allows people to interact immediately with the car, and get under its bonnet in a way they simply would not be able to do with a 2D advertisement alone," explains Kristian Dean, National Communications Manager for Audi UK.

"The new video content gives car enthusiasts the opportunity to hear the R8 V10 plus being taken to the red line," he added.

The new R8 V10 Plus was introduced in the facelifted model and is the flagship version of the series featuring a tweaked 5.2-liter V10 engine with an output of 542-horsepower (550PS).





Detonator said... »March 12, 2013


AstonMartin said... »March 12, 2013

Hot!! (in more ways than one). Amazing engine that sounds great. I'm ready for a tasteful and unique new design for the R8 - its due sooner than later and the competition is not sitting idle.

Bizkit said... »March 12, 2013

Sounds nice but whats the point of it without the exhaust system?

carguy said... »March 12, 2013

This the pure engine noise and obviously they wanted to show the inside part where the place revolution.That's why they've done it without the exhaust system.

john1168 said... »March 12, 2013


Bizkit said... »March 12, 2013

yes but it will never go on the streets like that so nobody will be able to hear it in real life :) on this basis i could take of the exhaust system from my v6 and do the same and it would sound pretty good :)

Hajime1990 said... »March 12, 2013

Fake. The dyno would make a terrible rolling noise at that speed.

aaronbbrown said... »March 13, 2013

A comment from someone who hasn't been in the room with a modern dyno in 15 years

aaronbbrown said... »March 13, 2013

Sounds a lot like an Audi race engine

Anonymous said... »March 14, 2013

Nice sound! but...
You should listen to the Mercedes - Benz SLS with exhaust... Your jaw will drop a few inches when it starts!

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