If you have been following Top Speed over the past year, then you will understand our affection for matte black super cars, so at first glance we thought what could possibly be better then this stealth like Audi R8 that was spotted in historic capital of Greece, Athens. From a distance it appears that the all wheel drive aluminum super car had received a flat black wrap just like a very special Ferrari F430 that we showed you recently, however as you get up close, the dull dark luster turns into a honeycomb of woven strands of carbon.

Audi R8 in matte black carbon
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Now we’ve seen what a carbon fiber wrap can look like with the Hennessey Tuner School’s Genesis Coupe. However after inspecting it in person at the 2009 SEMA Show, the imitation carbon fiber ended up looking like a pitiful attempt at body work. But you can rest assured, because it looks like this R8 owner skipped the vinyl store and went straight to the autoclave, because these body panels look to be 100% pure space age black stuff.

Pretty cool, don’t you think?


Source: Autogespot

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  (592) posted on 11.30.2010

dang.. I really love what they done in this R8. They make the whole body a Carbon Fiber maybe now it can go faster because if it’s weight.

  (765) posted on 01.11.2010

Also I saw a GT-R masked with black matte carbon which I think the performance was covered by stylish touch which is the carbon fibre as to be specific. I didn’t say that the performance of this supercars were lessen, it just so happen that supercars like this one don’t need any mask just to be stylish, I want to know this car as a high performance car.

  (571) posted on 12.14.2009

I truly think that the car is totally cool and it’s R8, what can you expect? Love the car and also the color is totally elegant. Girls would want to ride that handsome car.

  (1023) posted on 12.9.2009

Yup I think so to, Matte Black on car really amaze me very seductive looking car. I’ve seen an EVO X painted with Matte Black with Stipes of Glossy Black and fitted with BBS Mags.

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