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      08-28-2012, 09:49 PM   #1
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Audi R8 V12 TDI - Whatever Happened to this Beast?

500 horses and 737 pounds of torque:



Why did it never see the light of day?
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      08-29-2012, 12:23 PM   #2
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It was a promotional one-off. They couldn't even go WOT in that thing because it would destroy the transmission (I believe it used the regular R8 transmission).

Sure would be fun if it was actually produced though!
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And they don't want to eat into their parent company's lambo sales.
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