The Audi R8 V10 has been named the 2010 World Performance Car of the Year. Full details inside.

The Audi R8 V10 has been named the 2010 World Performance Car of the Year.

Selected by a field of 59 jurors, from 25 countries, the R8 beat the Ferrari California and the Porsche 911 GT3. The jurors were impressed with the car's reasonable price, dynamic chassis and powerful 5.2-liter V10 engine with 386 kW (518 hp / 525 PS) and 530 Nm (391 lb-ft) of torque.

According to Johan De Nysschen, Executive Vice President of Audi of America, "We're honoured that the Audi R8 V10 was chosen by this distinguished group of jurors as the 2010 World Performance Car. This is the fifth year of the World Performance Car award and the R8 has won it twice. Whether you choose an R8 with a V8 or with a V10 engine, you get a World Performance Car award winner."

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Audi R8 V10 is 2010 World Performance Car of the Year