Brand new Audi R8 V10 test drive ends in spectacular crash

Potential buyer took 602BHP supercar from the brand's Watford dealership but ended up flipping it

Brand new Audi R8 V10 test drive ends in spectacular crash
The driver of a brand new Audi R8 lost control during a test drive.

An Audi R8 MY2016 has been left with extensive damage after a motorist took the mid-engined supercar for a test drive during wet conditions.

The driver is reported to have lost control of the £130,500 car before clipping a wheel on the kerb and flipping it onto its roof.

The second generation supercar features a 5.2L V10 engine, capable of powering the car up to 60mph in just 2.7 seconds, topping out at 210MPH – scary stats for wet roads!

It’s thought to be the first public crash of the new model but despite the damage, the driver as left uninjured.



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