Approved: Audi's R10 Will Boast Nearly 1000 HP

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Featuring Le Mans-inspired design and lightweight carbon-fiber monocoque chassis.

Accordingto a report in Germany's Auto Motor & Sport, Audi has finally approved itshigh-performance, Le Mans-inspired hypercar for production. This car, which isalready being dubbed the "Porsche 918 Spyder killer," will reportedlyfeature a lightweight carbon-fiber monocoque chassis and fit in abovethe R8 in terms of size and power. According to current rumors, the car shouldfeature a 6.0-liter, twin-turbo V10 developing nearly 850 horsepower. A hybrid version could push the combined output to nearly 1000 hp.

The production of this car will obviously be carried out in very limitednumbers and is expected to begin in 2016. Until further news is available,we'll have to make do with some speculative renderings of what this car will look like courtesy of David Cava and Radovan Varicak.

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