Published on 11-09-2012 11:30 PM
Congratulations to USP Motorsports who just continues to raise the bar with the VR6 swapped and turbo'd B5 S4. Just a couple weeks ago USP Motorsports showed a dyno of the car hitting 915 horsepower to all four wheels. Yes, that's a ton of power. This allowed them to improve upon their best time considerably. Previously, the car with less power hit 9.5@152. An improvement of 6 MPH of trap speed is pretty significant. ...Published on 11-09-2012 03:59 AM
As reported a few months ago the Audi R8 received a facelift for 2013 including styling changes as well as a new dual clutch transmission to replace the sequential manual gearbox on both the V8 and V10 models. One grip on the R8 is that for the money it was not quite as fast as it should be the dual clutch improves its performance a bit. Audi estimates 0-60 on the V8 at 4.3 seconds (4.6 for the manual) and 3.6 seconds for the V10 (3.9 for the manual). ...Published on 11-07-2012 03:52 PM
We are all going to witness a bit battle in the upcoming few years between the twin turbo V8 motors from Audi, BMW, Mercedes, and even Porsche. The car in the video is an S7 tuned by ABT to 540 horsepower (+120 over stock) so basically a little more than what the 4.0 TFSI puts out in the Audi S8. The advantage for the S7 is that it has a dual clutch transmission versus the automatic in the S8. This allows it to hit 60 mph in just 3.9 seconds. ...