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How to make a 700hp Audi R8

Take one Audi R8 V10 and add a Super Charger, exhaust mods and a remapped ECU.

The result is over 700hp (530kw) which is a 35% increase in power over the standard V10.

Full Graph of Power and Torque improvements as well as press release after the jump

Astonishing 710 bhp STaSIS Challenge Extreme Edition

Audi R8 V10 now available in the UK!

Brackley, Northamptonshire, 29th March 2011

North American VAG performance powerhouse STaSIS Engineering is delighted to launch its incredible flagship Audi R8 V10 Challenge Extreme Edition package into the British market.

The astonishing 710 bhp R8 V10 Challenge Extreme Edition (which debuted on the Audi North America stand at the SEMA show in 2010) is the ultimate representation of the no-compromise philosophy behind the STaSIS brand – a unique blend of cohesive powertrain and dynamic suspension and braking upgrades, which elevate the V10 R8’s performance onto a different plane.

Available now through award-winning VAG specialist and STaSIS distributor APS of Brackley, as well as STaSIS agents across the UK, the key technical features of the sensational STaSIS Engineering Audi R8 V10 Challenge Extreme Edition are as follows:-

  • Engine – Eaton / Magnusson TVS 2300 supercharger running 7.5 psi of boost, independent charge cooler system to ensure consistent high power output, CNC billet alloy machined intake plenum for durability and strength, high performance STaSIS ECU remap – performance increases to 710 bhp and 523lb.ft of torque
  • Exhaust – 3.0 inch TIG welded stainless steel, cross-flow exhaust system
  • Brakes – Alcon 390mm front / 355mm rear with two piece floating discs
  • Suspension – Lowering springs to improve handling and give a more aggressive appearance while retaining ride quality
  •  Wheels – 9.5 x 20 inch ultra-lightweight forged aluminium front, 12 x 20 inch forged aluminium rear with high performance low profile tyres

The STaSIS Audi R8 V10 Challenge Extreme Edition refines the standard base car with additional racing technology for the road, combining a 35% power increase with appropriate dynamic and braking enhancements. Everything STaSIS’s engineers have learned at the racetrack has been distilled into this R8 V10 upgrade package that’s also designed for civilised town driving, yet can accelerate from 0-60 mph in just 3.1 seconds (3.7 stock.)

STaSIS Audi R8 V10 Challenge Extreme Edition Performance Specification:-

                  Factory Audi R8 V10           STaSIS Audi R8 V10 Challenge Extreme Edition

Power:             525 bhp                                                710 bhp                                   

Torque:            391 lb.ft                                               523 lb.ft                                               

0-60 mph:         3.7 sec                                              3.1 sec                                    

Lateral accel’:   0.99 G                                            1.01 G                                     

Brake decel’:    1.02 G                                               1.05 G             

From concept to production each new STaSIS component is rigorously tested to ensure maximum performance and factory levels of reliability.

The STaSIS Audi R8 V10 Challenge Extreme packages are available now from UK importer APS of Brackley and other STaSIS agents across the UK. Prices start at £45,000 fitted, including VAT @ 20%.

Customers are also able to purchase individual STaSIS Audi R8 V10 Challenge Extreme Edition components from APS of Brackley on a piecemeal basis, with prices available on request.

About STaSIS Engineering

STaSIS is renowned in the USA for creating some of the most cohesive, well engineered conversions to current VAG models, which are now available in over 70 Audi dealerships across North America and through hundreds of independent dealers throughout the world. Now we invite you to experience this outstanding product range here in the UK, exclusively from APS of Brackley.

Based in Summit Point Raceway, at Summit Point, West Virginia, USA, STaSIS Engineering is dedicated to providing automotive performance distinction to the mainstream Audi / VW enthusiast. STaSIS specialises in exclusive performance-enhancing brake, suspension, driveline and engine products leveraging race-bred technologies from in house motorsport experience and top-tier race manufacturers.

The impressive STaSIS portfolio includes high-performance parts for Audi R8, TT, S5, S4, A6, A5, A4 and A3 models, as well as other Volkswagen Audi Group (VAG) products. STaSIS’s commitment to the highest quality automotive performance products backed by original equipment manufacturer servicing allows STaSIS to bring the performance and distinction of exotic car ownership, but with the cost and convenience of a mainstream car.

STaSIS products let you experience the thrill of racecar performance during your daily drive. We bring racing technology to the street, adding exceptional performance without sacrificing the comforts you’d expect from a luxury saloon.

STaSIS is all about balance. Performance with reliability. Distinction with value. Extraordinary driving experience with a comfortable commute. Precise tuning with dealership ease-of-service.

Our packages balance extraordinary performance and exclusive styling in an everyday driving vehicle. Our technology, developed for our racing program, ensures all systems work in concert, integrating braking, handling, and engine performance so your ride drives like a racecar yet remains as comfortable as a factory car.

STaSIS Engineering. Adrenaline – now available as an option.

For more information on the exciting STaSIS range, please click on:-


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