Originally Posted by BlackJetE90OC
That 4.2L is the real FAIL.
All R8's should come with the 4.0LV8TT and DCT.
Enough power to be respectable, modern transmission, and allows the Lmabo to be differentiated by naturally aspirated big cubes.
Plus, the fact that it will be the only version of the Audi/Lambo built for boost, it will be the tuner's choice.
I hate to bring this up, but the vague statement quoted in the article also leaves the door open for a boosted inline 5.
Let's all hope that doesn't happen and the 4.0LV8TT makes it to the R8 instead. "