The New Year heralds in a new generation of super cars which comes from all the major car manufacturers mostly from Europe. Cars sales from the said area have slumped a bit the past years but that does not stop car manufacturers from producing more and more loaded versions of their top-of the line road cars. We start with the hottest cars for the year 2008 from the high-end to the super luxury models. In the area of top-of the line cars with power, we have the Audi R8, Audi TT, Chevrolet Corvette and the Nissan GTR.
The Audi R8, from Germany is equipped with a 4.2 Liter FSI V8 engine capable of delivering a maximum of 441 hp. The transmission is a 6 speed manual or semi automatic and features Magneto Rhetorical Dampers which provided responsive suspension depending on road conditions. The similarities between the R8 and Lamborghini are quite noticeable for Audi AG owns 15% of the company’s shares. It has a top speed of 301 kmh/187mph and has acceleration from 0-60 in just 4 seconds. This model has been seen to top Porsche in reviews in terms of super car traits and power. The future holds more power (which comes in the form of a V10 from the Lamborghini Gallardo) for the said sports car as the different companies mix and match components to come out with some of the most powerful cars in the world. The price tag, a hefty $109,000.00 in the US which takes it only to the level of a super car with the more luxurious brands like Aston, Bentley and others on top. In the next posts, we take on more of the year’s top cars and what the future holds for all the car lovers out there.