Woo hoo, got invited to see the ABT R8 LMS race car’s first ever appearance in Malaysia! I know I’m not that knowledgeable in car-stuff, but hey, a guy’s gotta learn eh?
Basically the following is what I received…
Federal Auto is proud to present an opportunity for ABT fans to see the ABT R8 LMS race car driven on the streets of Bukit Bintang by F1 driver, Alex Yoong on this coming Sunday, 3 April 2011. The ABT R8 LMS was built for the purpose of motorsport participation at the highest level. This championship race car produced many interesting results which enable ABT to transfer race technology for improvements in ABT street cars.
From what I know, the stock Audi R8 develops 525hp from its 5.2 litre FSI V10 engine. With ABT tuning, the R8 GTR now weighs 10 kilograms less, and develops 620hp from the same engine.
It can reach 0 to 100km/h in 3.2 seconds, to 200km/h in 9.9 seconds, and tops out at 325km/h.
Talk about adrenaline rush. Sunday, I’m looking forward to you!