Anderson Germany is famous for its customization programs for models like the Ferrari California and the Lamborghini Gallardo Balboni, but now the German tuner has spead its wings and completed a new tuning kit for the Audi R8 V10 version. The new tuning kit provides changes to the sports car’s exterior as well as its engine.
Called the Racing Edition, the new package for the R8 includes an aerodynamic kit to add extra sportiness to the ride. The aerodynamic kit includes a carbon front apron and rear spoiler for downforce improvement. Rear window bordering, a carbon diffuser, carbon mirrors, and 19" light alloy rims complete the exterior package. The interior gets carbon fiber inserts on the door trims, radio frame, ashtray, gear stick frame, hand brake knob, and steering wheel.
A new ECU software, a sports air filter, and a valve commanded sports exhaust system take off about 37 lbs from the overall weight of the R8 and transform the performance of the R8 from 525hp to 585hp.
The package from Anderson Germany is actually similar to the tuning package provided by Wheelsandmore last month. Both package contained new ECU software as well as a new exhaust system, Wheelsandmore were able to get the R8 to pump out 600hp. If we had to choose, it’s obvious we’d head to the wheel experts giving us a bit more bang for our buck.
Press release after the jump.
The brand of ANDERSON GERMANY is known worldwide, if it matters the tuning of sports cars or luxury sedans. With its new tuning program for Audi R8 the Dusseldorf enterprise offers some sportive accessories and an exciting car body design.
According to the powerful appearance of the R8, ANDERSON GERMANY use serial light alloy rims dimensioned 8.5x19 and 11x19 with tires 235-3519 / 295-30 R19. The special particularity of these one part wheels is the carbon coating of the lateral surfaces and the bordering in racing orange.
Nevertheless, the basic principle of ANDERSON GERMANY is its producer quality right down to the minutest detail. This is shown also in an impressionating way by the R8 performance kit. The upgrade contains also a valve commanded sports exhaust system, warranting for a weight lowering of 17 Kg (37 lb.), with racing cats and sports air filter, as well as a new engine power management. Thereof result 585 HP (525 HP serial), and the final velocity additionally increases by about 12 kmph/7.5 mph in comparison with the serial values.
The appearance of this impressionating car is dominated by its sportive-dynamic look – from outside, as well as in the interior. The ANDERSON GERMANY aerodynamic kit comprehends a brutal carbon front apron and rear spoiler for the downforce improvement, warranting for a persuading look and optimizing in the same time the aerodynamics of the vehicle by its agile design. Furthermore, the exterior racing packet is topped by a carbon diffusor, rear window bordering and carbon mirrors.
The interior shows the gathered since many years experience of the ANDERSON GERMANY manufacturers. So, among others, the high class matt carbon-leather equipment with orange rhombus-shaped seams and the carbon interior packet (door trims, radio frame, ashtray, gear stick frame, hand brake knob, steering wheel) give a unique fine feeling.