Audi R8 GT v R8 LMS supercar video

Think the new GT is the most extreme Audi R8 supercar you can buy? Think again...

Audi R8 LMS

 

With a price of  £145,645, a power output of 552bhp and a 0-62mph time of just 3.6 seconds the Audi R8 GT is the most extreme road-going version of the R8 to date. However, it’s not the most extreme version of the R8 that you can buy. That title belongs to the R8 LMS.

In the same way that Porsche sells its RSR 911s, Audi is offering this GT3 race spec R8 to customers for around €300,000. To find out what it’s like, Marino Franchitti took us for a few laps around Blyton Park…

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