Audi R8 bestowed by “2016 World Performance Car” in the World Car Awards at New York International Auto Show. With the Audi R8 grabbing a total of four awards by the World Car Awards, the car is the most successful model in the history of the World Car Awards. The R8 predecessor has already been awarded with two World Performance Car and a World Car Design of the Year award. Top honour was bestowed at New York International Auto Show.
The Audi R8 is packed with a mid-mounted 5.2-litre V10 naturally aspirated engine and a newly developed quattro drive offer extraordinary driving performance. The top version, with 610PS, sprints from 0 to 100 kmph in just 3.2 seconds and can continue to a 330 kmph maximum speed.
The other four contenders that compete for the title of the World Performance Car of the Year are Chevrolet Camaro, Honda Civic Type R, Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe, and Range Rover Sport SVR. But what to say about the Audi R8, the genetics of this contains contain the know-how acquired from numerous wins by the brand in racing. The sports prototypes have won the 24 hours of Le Mans 13 times since 2000, and the R8 LMS contributed seven more overall victories in 24-hour races since 2009.