Watch As A 2,200bhp Audi R8 Tries To Hit 220mph

Watch As A 2,200bhp Audi R8 Tries To Hit 220mph

The Audi R8 is already a quick car and one that’s rightfully admired.

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So to take the power output up from 580hp to a ludicrous 2,200hp could be deemed pretty extreme.

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But that’s exactly what’s happened here – and the results are flippin’ impressive.

The top speed of a base-model R8 is 180mph. However, after the work was done to this particular baby you’re looking well into the 200s.

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The drag racing in the video shows off just how potent that extra power is, and this R8 beats more powerful opponents along the way in an impressive display.

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With that extreme power on hand, the R8 smashes the 220mph barrier – just.

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What a mind-boggling machine!

Check out the R8’s full set of race runs in the video below.

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