Potter & Rich Recon MC8 Audi R8 V10

Recon-MC8 Audi R8 V10

Mechernich, Germany based McChip-DKR tuning company has unveiled their first insane tuning project based on Audi R8 V10 Plus which is dubbed as ‘Potter & Rich Recon MC8 Audi R8 V10 FSI Supercharged’. McChip-DKR is exclusively known for software development for Power and ECO optimization, car customization, reduction of gear switch – over time and software adjustment for racing cars and trucks.

Recon-MC8 Audi R8 V10

This project is based on Audi R8 V10 Plus which is converted to unmistakable luxury sport car after months of in house work done on the exterior and interior mods. The base model carries normally aspirated 550 hp 5.2 – liter FSI V10 engine with Quattro all wheel drive 7- speed dual-clutch automatic and car sprint 0-62mph in just 3.5 seconds with a top speed limited to 198 mph (319 km/hr). Highlights of this tuning project are specially customized LMS Ultra carbon body kit and a supercharger kit which brings the final output of engine up to 850 hp, 300 hp more than the base model!!

Recon-MC8 Audi R8 V10

The body panels are replaced with high strength, light weight carbon fiber composite panels to reduce curb weight and an aerodynamic body kit includes a front splitter, flaps, rear wing, custom side skirts and rear diffuser.

Below is the list of all modifications done on the base model:

  • Supercharger conversion up to > 850 hp / 920 Nm
  • mcchip-dkr software
  • High performance pistons, forged con rods, cylinder head machining, revisted fly wheel
  • Conversion from four-wheel drive to rear-wheel drive
  • 7-speed dual clutch transmission
  • Capristo stainless steel exhaust system
  • Drexler differential lock
  • Fire-extinguishing system
  • Speedometer extension to 430 km/h
  • Interior, seats, steering wheel in high class Alcantara with red stitching
  • Contrasting colours at radiator grille, headlights and rear wing
  • Audi R8 LMS Ultra carbon body kit inkl. flaps, rear wing and Makrolon rear window
  • Racing rims: BBS motorsport three-pice 11×18 13×18
  • Road rims: mbDESIGN KV1 three-pice 9×20 11.5×21
  • Audi R8 LMS Ultra motorsport breake system
  • KW competiton suspension with HLS system
  • Auxiliary headlights with flasher
  • Tinted windows incl. windscreen

Stay tuned to Indyacars to know more updates on similar kind of modified beasts!!!


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