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Audi R8: Tuned by Edo Competition

Audi R8
As you might remember we are not huge fans of modding the Audi R8, because it’s great just out of the factory. However the Edo Competition changes look quite nice.

Today Edo Competition brings us a different kind of modified Audi R8 – one that shares a little more in common with the original. In fact, the subtle tuning and tasteful effects added to the car might slip right under the radar of someone not already intimately familiar with the R8.

A massaged exhaust system increases output to 442hp, a 22hp increase, and also ups torque by 20Nm to 450Nm. This drops the 0-100km/h time down to just 4.5s. Maximum speed of the Edo R8 is listed as an approximate 310km/h. All of these benefits from nothing but a weight reduction of 8kg and new tri-metal sport catalysts.

In the appearance department new 20-inch rims wrapped in 235/30 rubber up front and 305/20 rubber in the back are an optional upgrade from Edo’s standard 19-inch rims wrapped in similarly sized rubber. Custom paint can be applied at the customer’s request. Aerodynamic mods are likewise performance-oriented and understated in appearance: a carbon lip spoiler up front, a carbon diffuser under the rear bumper and a few other carbon accents for improved looks and lightness.

Audi R8
Audi R8

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Source: Motor Authority