Bought an R8 V10 2016 and the guy gave me this... what is it?


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    Bought an R8 V10 2016 and the guy gave me this... what is it?

    Hey Guys,

    I just bought a V10 and I'm loving it. But I keep wondering what is this black thing he gave me?

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    Re: Bought an R8 V10 2016 and the guy gave me this... what is it?

    It's a GPS tracking device so he knows where he's car is at all times and when he needs to borrow it back from you.. Lol.. Just kidding.

    Looks like some sort of opener device? Is the round circle a button that presses?

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    Re: Bought an R8 V10 2016 and the guy gave me this... what is it?

    Could it be a controller for exhaust valves? Have you tried pressing the button when you're in the car?
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    Re: Bought an R8 V10 2016 and the guy gave me this... what is it?

    The guy should have told you what it was for....but I'm with Dave. Looks like a remote. Start your car and stand outside and press the button (assuming there is a battery in it) and see if the exhaust note changes from mild to wild.

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    Re: Bought an R8 V10 2016 and the guy gave me this... what is it?

    It says 2.4GHz, which is a standard Wi-Fi band. I also believe this is a remote exhaust-valve switch.

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    Re: Bought an R8 V10 2016 and the guy gave me this... what is it?

    It's a Cobra tracker device. I had one in my RS6. If the tracker subscription has been paid you should carry that at all times on your person and not leave it in the car.

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    Re: Bought an R8 V10 2016 and the guy gave me this... what is it?

    Quote Originally Posted by paulgjohnson View Post
    It's a Cobra tracker device. I had one in my RS6. If the tracker subscription has been paid you should carry that at all times on your person and not leave it in the car.

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    Well done that man, you've solved the question.
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    Re: Bought an R8 V10 2016 and the guy gave me this... what is it?

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    Re: Bought an R8 V10 2016 and the guy gave me this... what is it?

    I have one of these installed in my car. The yearly subscription is £225, it does have 'remote stop' which allows the engine to be cut if the car is stolen, providing it isn't moving. There have been a few occasions when I've forgotten it and received a phone call where a double password needs to be provided to prove ownership.

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    Re: Bought an R8 V10 2016 and the guy gave me this... what is it?

    Wow, it's so well labelled.
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