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In pictures: Audi R8 V10 Decennium celebrates a decade with V10 engine

Audi is celebrating the success story of the V10 engine with the Audi R8 V10 Decennium. It stands for ten years of fascination on the road and success in motorsport.

In pictures: Audi R8 V10 Decennium celebrates a decade with V10 engine
The special model is available as a coupe and painted in exclusive Daytona Gray, matt effect.
In pictures: Audi R8 V10 Decennium celebrates a decade with V10 engine
Right from the exterior design, the Audi R8 V10 Decennium makes its character abundantly clear.
In pictures: Audi R8 V10 Decennium celebrates a decade with V10 engine
The milled 20-inch wheels and the intake manifold of the 5.2 FSI engine are finished in matt bronze.
In pictures: Audi R8 V10 Decennium celebrates a decade with V10 engine
The interior of the Audi R8 V10 Decennium is also finished entirely in black, with the inlays in gloss carbon fiber adding highlights.
In pictures: Audi R8 V10 Decennium celebrates a decade with V10 engine
The quilted rhombus pattern stitching on the sport seats is finished in gloss black; the contrasting stitching in a gloss copper tone.
In pictures: Audi R8 V10 Decennium celebrates a decade with V10 engine
The selector lever and the steering wheel – with Alcantara rim and black 12 o’clock marking – feature copper-colored stitching, as do the center armrest, the door armrest and the door rail.
In pictures: Audi R8 V10 Decennium celebrates a decade with V10 engine
As with all R8 variants, the Audi virtual cockpit and the MMI navigation plus come standard.
In pictures: Audi R8 V10 Decennium celebrates a decade with V10 engine
A “Decennium” logo adorns the center console, the doors, the inlays in the gloss carbon fiber door sill trims as well as the logo projector.
In pictures: Audi R8 V10 Decennium celebrates a decade with V10 engine
The naturally aspirated 5.2 FSI in its most powerful output rating forms the heart of the R8 V10 Decennium. With 456 kW (620 hp) and maximum torque of 580 Nm (427.8 lb-ft) it catapults the edition model from zero to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 3.1 seconds and on to a top speed of 331 km/h (205.7 mph).
In pictures: Audi R8 V10 Decennium celebrates a decade with V10 engine
The door light projects the “Decennium” logo onto the ground, supplemented by the model’s sequential limited-edition number.
In pictures: Audi R8 V10 Decennium celebrates a decade with V10 engine
The name Decennium comes from Latin and means “decade".
In pictures: Audi R8 V10 Decennium celebrates a decade with V10 engine
The edition model with 222 units coincides with the sales launch of the new Audi R8.