29 Jul '16, 1pm
Finely Tuned Machine #Audi #R8V10Plus supercar featured in the Aug @RobbReport #WantAnR8
The second-generation Audi R8 V10 Plus strikes the right notes on the Blue Ridge Mountain roads and the Daytona racetrack. “My heart! My heart!” Vince Neil shrieked as the new Audi R8 V10 Plus moved deeper into the North Carolina countryside, where the serpentine roads and switchback mountain passes of Pisgah National Forest awaited. The song, Mötley Crüe’s “Kickstart My Heart,” was one of several rock and metal classics that Audi’s PR team had loaded into the car’s Bang & Olufsen sound system. Selections from Ozzy Osbourne and Guns N’ Roses were also on the playlist, setting a raucous tone for the daylong 300-mile test-drive through the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina and southern Virginia. No need to kick-start my heart, though, not when I was behind the wheel of Audi’s fastest and most powerful production model. When the road became curvy, the Quattro all...