Get your R8 with a V12 diesel

Dave Eaton Dave.Eaton at
Sun Jan 13 17:46:08 PST 2008

1,000nm available from 1,750 to 3,000 rpm, or almost double the torque in a
car 200kgs lighter than an rs6!  

ohh muma...

i guess i got a back seat and a  boot....

'03 rs6
'04 allroad tdi

-----Original Message-----
Date: Sun, 06 Jan 2008 19:13:22 -0500
From: Kent McLean <kentmclean at>
Subject: Get your R8 with a V12 diesel

For those shopping for a new R8...

Expect the diesel V12 to produce somewhere in the neighborhood of 500 hp and
738 lb-ft of torque.

They must be working on a new transmission to handle all that torque. ;)

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