The early noughties was time for change. High tech offerings were becoming the norm. Automotives greatest like the Lamborghini Gallardo and other Italian offerings was claiming the award for the best poster car worldwide. Lamborghini is owned by the Volkswagen group and in 2003 there was a special announcement, namely that another German powerhouse was to share components with the Lamborghini Gallardo of the time. After much teasing and concept reveals the Audi R8 came to life, took the world by storm, and never looked back. The Audi R8 played a big part in Hollywood on many occasions, most notably as superhero Ironman’s choice of ride, He sure chose well. With this 2008 Audi R8 4.2L V8 we have today, this is your way of being Ironman every time you go out for a drive. What's better? This car has just 60,000 miles reported since new!
While the Audi R8 shared mechanical components with the Lamborghini Gallardo its design was completely different. The sleek and futuristic design on this 2008 Audi R8 4.2L V8 is finished off with a green exterior wrap, the original color being black. The exterior sports some carbon fiber bits which include a carbon fiber spoiler, side blades, rear valance, and engine cover. Giving this vehicle an aggressive stance is its original Audi wheels finished in gun metal grey with a set of new tires reportedly installed on the car. The black interior of this 2008 Audi R8 4.2L V8 also sports some carbon fiber goodies starting with the carbon fiber steering wheel, gear shifter and door inserts. Holding its passengers in place are black Braum racing seats with white cross-stitching. You’ve also got climate control and the Audi MultiMedia Interface (MMI) infotainment system.
There are very few manufacturers that can perfectly capture everything that's good with a V8 engine platform. This 2008 Audi R8 sports a 4.2L V8 engine. There are a host of go faster bits fitted onto this car as well. The ECU has been upgraded to a Statis ECU and has been tuned. The engine also reportedly pushes out an increase of 40 to 50hp thanks to a Eurowise performance intake and exhaust with oval tips. It’s also been freshened up a bit, with a reported oil change, coolant change, new rear brakes and oil pan.
2008 MY Audi R8 Quattro Original black paint wrapped green Carbon fiber steering wheel Carbon fiber shifter Carbon fiber spoiler Carbon fiber side blades Carbon fiber rear valence Carbon fiber door inserts Carbon fiber engine cover New tires reported New oil change reported New rear brakes reported New coolant reported New oil pan reported Paddle shifters Integrated radar detector Braum racing seats Stasis ECU/TCU tune Eurowise Performance intake & exhaust with oval tips Seller reports estimated 40-50HP increase with exhaust tune