Fifth Gear has kicked off its 16th season with the 522hp Audi R8 V10. According to Audi, this model goes from 0-62mph in only 3.9 seconds (60-124mph in 8.1 seconds) and has a top speed of 196mph. Video after the break.

We’re not entirely sure we agree with the final analysis of the V10’s merits, but we’ll reserve judgment until we get our mitts on one.

[via Autoblog]