Power comes from a 5.2-liter FSI V10 engine that produces 525 hp and 391 lb-ft of torque.

Audi has announced US pricing for the highly anticipated R8 V10 will start at $146,000. R tronic models will carry a hefty $9,100 premium, as their base price is $155,100.

To help differentiate the model, Audi equips the supercar with full-LED headlights, 19-inch Y-design forged aluminum alloy wheels, modified sideblades with larger air intakes, and a revised grille with additional chrome accents. Other unique updates include new rocker panels, dual oval exhaust tips, a larger rear diffuser, and plenty of V10 badging.

Inside, the car comes nicely equipped with a navigation system, a 465-watt Bang & Olufsen sound system, SIRIUS satellite radio, Bluetooth connectivity, and heated sport seats.

Power comes from a 5.2-liter FSI V10 engine which produces 525 hp and 391 lb-ft of torque. This enables the R8 V10 to accelerate from 0-60 mph in just 3.7 seconds, before hitting a top speed of 196 mph.

The first two cars have already been delivered, they were auctioned off for a combined total of $850,000, and official shipments will begin this week.

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Audi R8 V10 Pricing Starts at $146,000 (US)