It’s almost universally assumed, among car enthusiasts, that the 5.2 liter naturally-aspirated V10 engine from the original Audi R8 is actually a Lamborghini engine. That’s because Audi bought Lamborghini prior to the reveal of that engine and the Gallardo also had a V10 engine.
Does Audi use Lamborghini engine?
There was also some speculation that the engine block of the original 5.0-litre Lamborghini V10 was closely based on the Audi 4.2 FSI V8, which Audi produces for its luxury cars.
|Manufacturer||Audi & Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A.|
|Configuration||90° V10 petrol engine|
What year Audi has a Lamborghini engine?
Both the 2020 Audi R8 and the 2020 Lamborghini Huracán share a dynamic V10 engine that may be the last of a dying breed. One pulls magnificent acceleration and power from it. One makes it civilized and integrates it into an elegant car that can be driven daily. Both are amazing, well-crafted sports cars.
Is an Audi R8 faster than a Lamborghini?
Those superior power specs lead to the Aventador Roadster’s equally superior performance numbers, as the convertible is able to hit 62 miles per hour half a second faster than the R8 Spyder while also going on to hit a max speed of 19 mph more.
Who makes the engines for Audi?
Audi Hungaria has been producing engines for the Audi and Volkswagen Group since 1994. The company has since grown to be the world’s largest engine factory. To date, the employees in Győr have produced more than 35 million engines.
What does the R in R8 stand for?
R stands for roadster, and models like the R8 are mid-engine 2-seater performance sports cars. These cars are based on a body structure called Audi Space Frame, a high strength aluminum frame with integrated panels that is lighter and stronger than traditional steel.