Video: The Smoking Tire drives the 550-hp Audi R8 Raptor

Audi R8 Raptor - Smoking Tire

Remember Garage419 with Matt Farah? Well, after the finale form the last season, the show closed its doors. Nonetheless, our friend Matt Farah didn’t give up and is now back with a new show called The Smoking Tire.

In the latest episode of The Smoking Tire, Farah gets behind the Audi R8 Raptor, created by Performance Outfitters Group in Connecticut. The company fitted the Audi R8’s 4.2L V8 with a supercharger to produce a neck-snapping 550-hp. A substitute for the new 525-hp 2010 Audi R8 5.2 V10 FSI quattro? Find out in the video after the jump

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– By: Omar Rana