Heartbreaking Images: Bangladesh’s Only Audi R8 V10 Burns To A Crisp

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In Bangladesh, where taxes levied upon imported automobiles soar to as much as 400%, owning an Audi R8 is kind of a big deal.

You’d have to be rich like Jeff Bezos to afford a super-car there, and then have a heart of steel to see it burn to the ground.

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And that’s exactly what happened. Bangladesh’s one and only Audi R8, a V10 variant, caught fire due to reasons unknown, and the photos are heartbreaking.

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Not much of the super-car was left after the fire was doused, and the scene must have left the owner teary-eyed with grief.

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The fire could have been caused by a short circuit, or simply by overheating, given the rev-happy nature of the V10 engine combined with the hot climes in BD.

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The last generation R8, one of iconic super-cars of our times, was powered by a choice of V8 and V10 engines.

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The latter, displacing 5.2 liters and breathing atmospherically, produced 550 hp (in V10 Plus guise), and scanted to 100 kph from a standstill in 3.5 seconds.

Images: CLUB House of BD

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