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What is Audi R8 Motor Torque

R8 Coupe

Exterior Modification Newton Meter Pound-Foot Rotations per Minute Kilogram Meter

2007 to present

4.2 FSI Quattro 430 N-m 317 lbs-ft 4500 rpm 44 kg-m
5.2 FSI Quattro 530 N-m 391 lbs-ft 6500 rpm 54 kg-m

R8 Spyder

Exterior Modification Newton Meter Pound-Foot Rotations per Minute Kilogram Meter

2010 to present

4.2 FSI Quattro 430 N-m 317 lbs-ft 4500 rpm 44 kg-m
5.2 FSI Quattro 530 N-m 391 lbs-ft 6500 rpm 54 kg-m

If you compare figures in kilos per meter, it’s 54 kg-m of torque for 5.2 FSI Quattro. With such torque Audi R8 was produced on the plant. Audi installed in R8 the engine with 530 N-m torque power. This figure can be converted to 317 lbs-ft and is achieved by 4500 rpm.

  • It gives eternal freedom to choose driving methods for Audi R8.

  • The driver is recommended to keep rotations under 4500 rpm but it’s not necessary.

  • Great torque of 430 N-m makes 4.2 FSI Quattro nearly a sport car.

You might be satisfied or not by having 430 N-m which means 317 lbs-ft torque. Read what Audi suggests you about driving 4.2 FSI Quattro. But you need to know that optimal mode for the Audi R8 engine is 6500 rpm.

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