Audi R8 4.2 V8 FSI Gen 1 (Pre-Facelift) (07-13) Valved Cat Back Performance Exhaust

Cobra Sport
AU101
Stock to order In stock
£1,845.00
£1,845.00

Cobra Sport performance exhausts enhance the sound, looks and quality of your vehicle giving you the ultimate driving experience.

This Audi R8 performance exhaust is made in stainless steel pipework and replaces the rear section from the catalysts backwards.

Please Note - This performance exhaust retains the use of exhaust vacuum valves. The valves open and close depending on the vehicle's RPM as with the standard exhaust system.

Fitted images show the optional Carbon Fibre Tailpipe upgrade.

All relevant fittings and gaskets are supplied.

Press Release

Regarded as a modern classic by many, the first generation Audi R8 V8 marked a new era for well-built, easy to live with, mid-engined supercars. Despite being launched in 2006, the R8 has stood the test of time and still looks and feels as fresh today as it did at launch.

In standard form, the R8's exhaust has an excellent tone, generated by its high-revving Cosworth-derived 4.2 V8. That being said, the factory exhaust is very restrictive, making for a somewhat muted and disappointing final article. Not what you would expect from a car with such performance credentials.

Sheffield-based performance exhaust manufacturer, Cobra Sport, have developed a solution for this in the form of their recently launched Cat-Back exhaust system designed specifically for the first generation V8 model. This new exhaust is precision TIG-welded from T304 stainless steel and is fitted with valves that integrate with the vehicles factory configurations. The valves open and close depending on the vehicle's RPM, so it stays subdued at idle but unleashes the full fury of its thunderous V8 soundtrack when revved to its 8500RPM redline. On average, throughout the rev range, Cobra Sport's system is 12db louder than stock with zero motorway drone, making for a significant improvement without ruining the excellent drivability that the R8 is famed for. A noticeable improvement in power distribution higher up the rev range was experienced during testing, thanks to the free flowing performance exhaust setup. The Cobra Sport setup offers a 12kg (30%) weight saving over standard further enhancing the vehicle dynamics.

Cobra Sport's system is designed to fit in conjunction with the R8's standard tailpipes, but optional Carbon Fibre tips in O/E twin style are available should that be to the owner's taste. These tips really finish off the rear end of the supercar, and look particularly superb on vehicle's fitted with Audi's optional Carbon Fibre Side Blade.

Media

Audi R8 4.2 V8 (Gen 1) Promotional Video (Valved Cat Back Exhaust)

Audi R8 4.2 V8 (Gen 1) Exhaust Sound (Valved Cat Back Exhaust)

British Touring Car Championship & UK VAG Events - Cobra Sport Brand Video.

Developed on the Track, Released for the Road - Motorsport Proven Exhaust Technology.

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To be eligible for a return, your item must be in the same condition that you received it, unused, with tags, and in its original packaging. You’ll also need the receipt or proof of purchase.

To start a return, you can contact us at info@jbmperformance.co.uk. If your return is accepted, we’ll send you a return shipping label, as well as instructions on how and where to send your package. Items sent back to us without first requesting a return will not be accepted.

You can always contact us for any return question at info@jbmperformance.co.uk.


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