Owing to its close affiliation with Lamborghini as a company, the Audi R8 certainly does boast a Lamborghini engine. The R8 model has the same engine as the Lamborghini Huracan: a 5.2-liter V10 capable of producing more than six hundred horsepower.
Does the Audi R8 have a Lamborghini motor?
Its 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. Thats because Audi bought Lamborghini prior to the reveal of that engine and the Gallardo also had a V10 engine.
What engine does an R8 have?
V10 SpecificationsModelsR8 Coupé (2015–2018)R8 V10 Plus Coupé (2015–2018)EngineConfiguration, Displacement5,204 cc (5.2 L) DOHC FSI V10Power at rpm540 PS (397 kW; 533 hp) at 8,250610 PS (449 kW; 602 hp) at 8,250Torque at rpm540 N⋅m (398 lb⋅ft) at 6,500560 N⋅m (413 lb⋅ft) at 6,5006 more rows
Which is better Audi R8 or Lamborghini Huracan?
Elegant and aggressive, the 2018 Audi R8 is a sporty coupe thats optimized for superb performance. The 2018 Lamborghini Huracan is a sleek sports car that has cool styling and racing-inspired capabilities. Both cars are powered by V10 engines, but the R8 has the slight edge in performance.
Is it worth buying Audi R8?
Its powerful and agile, with an interior that looks and feels the way a luxury cars cabin should. Sure, the price is high, but the R8 is worth it for some buyers. With such outstanding overall quality, its easy to see why the R8 claims a spot in the top third of our luxury sports car rankings.