• Matte-gold Audi R8 spotted in Dubai

It comes as no surprise that we find this golden Audi R8 super car in the oil rich capital of over the top tuning, Dubai. What sets this particular R8 apart from all the other GT machines that have undergone the King Midas treatment is that instead of blinding onlookers with a brilliant reflective surface, draws them closer to adore the matte-gold super car. This rendition makes the matte-black R8 with its stealth like finish look rather dull.

Matte-gold Audi R8 spotted in Dubai
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The new monochromatic finish completely changes the entire attitude of the pride and joy of Ingolsdadt. If before a mere 420 HP seemed paltry compared to 600 HP machines from Ferrari, those reservations will fade away quickly after being caught in this Audi’s glow, not to mention the amount of news that the all aluminum super car has stirred up in the automotive journals. Like despite earlier rumors there will be an R8 electric vehicle at Frankfurt. On the heels of the Lamborghini Gallardo Lp 550-2 Valentino Balboni, the German automaker was spotted working testing a rear wheel drive version and the very sheik R8 Convertible was spotted on the set of a major Hollywood motion picture.


Source: Autoblog.nl

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  (599) posted on 05.29.2012

The appeal has depended on its finish. If this was chromed I’d rather leave it out of my choices.

  (580) posted on 03.30.2012

This has turned my view on matte-finished cars the other way around. I’ve always seen glossy cars as luxurious, but when I saw this matte-gold Audi R8, I’ve found out that matte paint jobs can be elegant too.

  (1211) posted on 03.15.2012

I love how this Audi’s paint job has a matte finish. Its appeal boosted more because of that.

  (526) posted on 03.9.2012

I never imagined that gold is a nice color for a car, but with a matte finish, it appears classy and neat.

  (228) posted on 03.23.2011

I wonder if this is a customized version? Though, I haven’t thought that gold is good on Audi. And I agree that matte black looks dull compare to this color.

  (377) posted on 11.2.2010

I love flat black! They just need black rims to match. Flat black and chrome does not look good.

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