This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Audi R8 V10 and the four-ringed brand does not want you to forget it. With several reminders and even a special model, the R8 Decennium, commemorating the milestone. It’s also a very special milestone because this year could very well be the last of the R8 V10. So Audi brought in photographer Fabian Oefner to create an incredible deconstructed photo of the R8’s magnificent V10.
In this video, we see a brand-new Audi R8 V10 put on a lift and taken apart. Mechanics take apart the entire back end of the car, engine included. They then take the engine apart and completely deconstruct the entire rear of the R8. Every bolt was undone.
After taking the car apart, each and ever one was photographed individually. This way, Oefner could create the amazing photo he did.
The photo shows the Audi R8 sort of disintegrating from the back end, as if Thanos snapped his fingers at it. When you see the sheer magnitude of parts, from the engine block to the pistons to the bolts that hold everything together, it’s remarkable what Oefner was able to create.
Even cooler still, the photo is available for purchase, with a 12.75″ x 30 poster being available from Audi for $24.95. That’s a good deal for a very special poster that would make a great addition to any garage, man/woman-cave or any other type of automotive-inspired room. Hell, put the poster in your office at work and watch the R8 disintegrate everyday.
If you’re a nerd like me, watch the full video featuring the deconstruction of the Audi R8 V10. In it, you get to see a lot of the nitty-gritty bits of the V10 engine and the R8’s back end. For nerds like me, it’s like mechanical porn.