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The Audi R8 e-tron Special Edition's Research & Development event was released as the 32nd R&D event as part of the Fall Out Boy Update on February 12 2018 after the BMW M2 Special Edition's Fall Out Boy World Tour.

There are 4 labs spanning a total of 50 tests with a 10 day time limit once the event is started.

The labs will unlock in the following schedule:

  • Lab 002: 1 day later or pay A8 tokens full 400
  • Lab 003: 3 days later or pay A8 tokens full 800
  • Lab 004: 6 days later or pay A8 tokens full

Tests

Test Recm Rank Track Game mode Required QC Max QC Primary Goal Secondary Goal #1 (QC) Secondary Goal #2 (QC) Collectable QC on track Auto-Test Price Rewards
Lab .001.
.001. 459 The Great Wall Classic 5 12 Collect Quality Checks Total Air Time: 10 s
(2 QC)
Barrel Rolls: 2
(2 QC)
7 A8 tokens full 50 A8 credits small 1,600
A8 tokens full 5
.002. 468 The Secret Lab Classic 5 12 Collect Quality Checks Perfect Nitro Triggered: 6
(2 QC)
Flat Spins: 2
(2 QC)
7 A8 tokens full 50 A8 credits small 1,750
R&D Basic Kit Box
.003. 477
NSTK
French Guiana Sprint 2 Time Attack 5 5 Beat 0:58 No Wrecks
(2 QC)
Perfect Nitro Triggered: 3
(2 QC)
0 A8 tokens full 60 A8 credits small 2,000
A8 tokens full 5
Free Upgrade
.004. 486 Barcelona Classic 5 11 Collect Quality Checks Knockdowns: 3
(2 QC)
Flat Spins in One Jump: 2
(2 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 60 A8 credits small 2,150
A8 tokens full 10
.005. 500 Buddha's Teachings Infected 5 11 Finish Third Knockdowns without Wreck: 2
(2 QC)
Drift Distance: 400
(2 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 75 A8 credits small 2,300
R&D Basic Kit Box
.006. 513 The London Eye Classic 9 11 Finish Third Knockdowns: 4
(2 QC)
Perfect Nitro Triggered: 6
(2 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 100 A8 credits small 2,500
A8 tokens full 5
.007. 531
NSTK
Mount Teide Ultimate AI Challenge - - Beat 1:58:254 -
( QC)
-
( QC)
- A8 tokens full 290 A8 credits small 6,500
A8 tokens full 25
Free Upgrade
Lab .002.
.008. 549 Classified Classic 6 12 Collect Quality Checks Total Air Time: 12 s
(2 QC)
Flat Spins: 5
(3 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 125 A8 credits small 2,800
A8 tokens full 5
.009. 562 Ipanema Showdown Classic 6 12 Finish Third Knockdowns: 5
(2 QC)
Perfect Runs: 3
(3 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 135 A8 credits small 3,000
R&D Basic Kit Box
.010. 576
NSTK
Barcelona Sprint 2 Time Attack 6 6 Beat 0:58 Perfect Nitro Triggered: 4
(2 QC)
Flat Spins in One Jump: 3
(3 QC)
0 A8 tokens full 150 A8 credits small 3,200
A8 tokens full 10
.011. 590 Alps Classic 10 12 Finish First Total Air Time: 14 s
(2 QC)
Knockdowns without Wreck: 5
(2 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 175 A8 credits small 3,400
A8 tokens full 10
.012. 603 Nevada Elimination 10 12 Finish First Drift Distance: 500
(2 QC)
Perfect Runs: 3
(2 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 190 A8 credits small 3,600
R&D Basic Kit Box
.013. 623
TK
Wall Ascent Classic 11 12 Finish First Knockdowns: 6
(2 QC)
Perfect Nitro Triggered: 12
(3 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 200 A8 credits small 3,800
A8 tokens full 5
.014. 643
NSTK
Tenerife Sprint 1 Time Attack 6 6 Beat 1:00 Flat Spins: 3
(2 QC)
No Wrecks
(3 QC)
0 A8 tokens full 215 A8 credits small 4,000
A8 tokens full 10
.015. 663
NS
Barcelona Reverse Classic 11 12 Finish First Knockdowns: 6
(2 QC)
Perfect Nitro Triggered: 14
(3 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 235 A8 credits small 4,250
R&D Advanced Kit Box
.016. 683 Venice Gate Drift 11 12 Reach 8,000 points Drift Distance: 1,600
(2 QC)
Drift Distance: 1,800
(3 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 265 A8 credits small 4,400
A8 tokens full 15
.017. 701 Azure Coast Reverse Clasisc 12 12 Finish First Perfect Runs: 6
(2 QC)
Knockdowns without Wreck: 6
(3 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 275 A8 credits small 4,600
A8 tokens full 5
.018. 719
NSTK
Fr. Guian Rev. Ultimate AI Challenge - - Beat 1:39:759 -
( QC)
-
( QC)
- A8 tokens full 575 A8 credits small 10,000
A8 tokens full 40
Free Upgrade
Lab .003.
.019. 737
NS
Iceland Classic 12 13 Finish First Knockdowns: 8
(3 QC)
Drift Distance: 1,200
(3 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 290 A8 credits small 4,800
.020. 755 Highland View Unplugged 13 13 Finish First Perfect Nitro Triggered: 16
(3 QC)
Flat Spins: 10
(3 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 310 A8 credits small 5,000
A8 tokens full 10
R&D Basic Kit Box
.021. 773
NSTK
Venice Sprint Time Attack 7 7 Beat 0:49:5 Barrel Rolls: 1
(3 QC)
No Wrecks
(3 QC)
0 A8 tokens full 310 A8 credits small 5,200
A8 tokens full 5
.022. 791
NS
Test Site: Omega Classic 13 13 Finish First Flat Spins: 12
(3 QC)
Barrel Rolls: 4
(3 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 340 A8 credits small 5,400
A8 tokens full 5
R&D Advanced Kit Box
.023. 809 Westminster Bridge Infected 13 13 Finish First Knockdowns: 10
(3 QC)
Drift Distance: 1,200
(3 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 375 A8 credits small 5,600
A8 tokens full 15
.024. 836
NSTK
Tokyo Sprint Time Attack 7 7 Beat 0:59 No Wrecks
(3 QC)
Perfect Runs: 2
(3 QC)
0 A8 tokens full 390 A8 credits small 5,800
R&D Advanced Kit Box
.025. 863 Nevada Rev. Classic 13 13 Finish First Flat Spins in One Jump: 3
(3 QC)
Total Air Time: 30 s
(3 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 410 A8 credits small 6,000
A8 tokens full 10
.026. 897 Sector 8 Classic 20 13 Finish First Knockdowns without Wreck: 6
(3 QC)
Knockdowns without Wreck: 8
(3 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 440 A8 credits small 6,200
A8 tokens full 5
Free Upgrade
.027. 930
NSTK
Rapido Park Ultimate AI Challenge - - Beat 1:14:331 -
( QC)
-
( QC)
- A8 tokens full 1,200 A8 credits small 15,000
A8 tokens full 60
.028. 964
NSTK
Dubai Rev. Classic 16 14 Finish First Flat Spins in One Jump: 3
(3 QC)
Beat 2:31
(4 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 450 A8 credits small 6,400
A8 tokens full 5
R&D Basic Kit Box
.029. 997 Tokyo Gate Drift 15 8 Reach 9,000 points Drift Distance: 1,500
(3 QC)
No Wrecks
(4 QC)
Varies A8 tokens full 475 A8 credits small 6,600
A8 tokens full 5
.030. 1042
NSTK
Alps Sprint 3 Time Attack 8 8 Beat 0:53 No Wrecks
(3 QC)
Flat Spins in One Jump: 3
(4 QC)
0 A8 tokens full 500 A8 credits small 6,800
A8 tokens full 10
.031. 1087 Route 375-1 Flawless 16 14 Finish First Barrel Rolls: 4
(3 QC)
Beat 3:55
(4 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 525 A8 credits small 7,000
R&D Basic Kit Box
.032. 1128 Venice Rev. Classic 24 14 Finish First Perfect Runs: 8
(3 QC)
Perfect Nitro Triggered: 18
(4 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 550 A8 credits small 7,250
A8 tokens full 10
.033. 1168
NSTK
San Diego Harbor Ultimate AI Challenge - - Beat 1:06:299 -
( QC)
-
( QC)
- A8 tokens full 1,800 A8 credits small 19,000
A8 tokens full 70
Lab .004.
.034. 1209
NS
The Dragon's Den Gate Drift 23 15 Reach 11,000 points Drift Distance: 2,200
(4 QC)
Drift Distance: 2,600
(4 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 600 A8 credits small 7,500
.035. 1249 Great Wall Rev. Classic 23 15 Finish First Perfect Nitro Triggered: 20
(4 QC)
Knockdowns: 8
(4 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 650 A8 credits small 7,700
A8 tokens full 10
.036. 1303
NS
Sector 8 Rev. Infected 23 15 Finish First Total Air Time: 12 s
(4 QC)
Knockdowns withou Wreck: 8
(4 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 700 A8 credits small 8,100
R&D Basic Kit Box
.037. 1357 French Guiana Classic 23 15 Finish First Knockdowns: 8
(4 QC)
Flat Spins: 4
(4 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 750 A8 credits small 8,500
A8 tokens full 15
.038. 1372
NSTK
San Diego Sprint Time Attack 9 9 Beat 0:36:5 Perfect Runs: 1
(4 QC)
No Wrecks
(4 QC)
0 A8 tokens full 800 A8 credits small 9,000
A8 tokens full 10
.039. 1387
NS
Sky Drop Classic 25 15 Finish First Flat Spins in One Jump: 4
(4 QC)
Perfect Nitro Triggered: 12
(4 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 850 A8 credits small 9,500
A8 tokens full 10
.040. 1402
NSTK
Dubai Classic 27 15 Finish First Flat Spins: 2
(4 QC)
Barrel Rolls: 2
(4 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 900 A8 credits small 10,000
R&D Advanced Kit Box
.041. 1420
NSTK
Iceland Sprint Time Attack 9 9 Beat 0:41 No Wrecks
(4 QC)
Perfect Nitro Triggered: 4
(4 QC)
0 A8 tokens full 950 A8 credits small 10,800
A8 tokens full 10
.042. 1420
NS
Alps Rev. Classic 23 15 Finish First Flat Spins in One Jump: 3
(4 QC)
Drift Distance: 1,100
(4 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 1,000 A8 credits small 11,700
A8 tokens full 10
.043. 1458
NSTK
Oceanview Derby Classic 23 15 Finish First Knockdowns without Wreck: 10
(4 QC)
Perfect Runs: 6
(4 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 1,050 A8 credits small 12,800
R&D Basic Kit Box
.044. 1480
NSTK
Azure Coast Ultimate AI Challenge - - Beat 1:28:079 -
( QC)
-
( QC)
- A8 tokens full 2,150 A8 credits small 30,000
A8 tokens full 100
.045. 1502
NS
London Classic 33 17 Finish First Perfect Runs: 6
(5 QC)
Beat 2:25
(5 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 1,100 A8 credits small 14,000
A8 tokens full 10
.046. 1525
TK
Iceland Rev. Elimination 33 17 Finish First No Wrecks
(5 QC)
Knockdowns: 4
(5 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 1,200 A8 credits small 15,000
A8 tokens full 15
.047. 1565
NSTK
Nevada Sprint Time Attack 11 11 Beat 0:41 Perfect Nitro Triggered: 4
(5 QC)
No Wrecks
(5 QC)
0 A8 tokens full 1,350 A8 credits small 16,200
R&D Professional Kit Box
.048. 1604
NS
San Diego Rev. Flawless 41 17 Finish First Barrel Rolls: 2
(5 QC)
Flat Spins: 12
(5 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 1,500 A8 credits small 17,500
A8 tokens full 10
.049. 1650
NSTK
The Rose of the Desert Classic 44 17 Finish First Knockdowns: 5
(5 QC)
Drift Distance: 1,200
(5 QC)
6 A8 tokens full 1,700 A8 credits small 20,500
A8 tokens full 15
.050. 1695
NSTK
Market Square Ultimate AI Challenge Beat a Race Time of 53:889 -
( QC)
-
( QC)
- A8 tokens full 2,750 A8 credits small 52,000
A8 tokens full 175
Audi R8 e-tron SE

Total Costs/Rewards:

  • A8 credits small 438,700
  • A8 tokens full 750
  • 62 cards from R&D Boxes
  • 4x Audi R8 e-tron SE Free Upgrades
  • Auto-Test: A8 tokens full 31,590  
  • Quality Checks (excluding Ultimate AI Challenges): 670
  • Minimum Number of Proto Keys Used: 69

Test Count (by race mode):

  • Classic: 24
  • Time Attack: 9
  • Ultimate AI Challenge: 6
  • Gate Drift: 3
  • Infected: 3
  • Elimination: 2
  • Flawless: 2
  • Unplugged: 1
  • Knockdown: 0
  • Main goal as Beat time test: 9

Tips / Warnings

  • There are 4 free upgrades given in the R&D on Tests .003., .007., .018. and .026.. These upgrades are extremely useful if the player has difficulty acquiring tokens for the token-only upgrades.
    • If the player finished in the top 2,000 of the February 14 Apex Wednesday Upgrades cup, the free Class A upgrade can be used on Top Speed Level 1.
    • Before attempting Test .003., upgrade Top Speed to Level 1 and use the free upgrade awarded upon completing Test .003. on Top Speed Level 2.
    • Top Speed should be upgraded to Level 3 before attempting Test .018. as this would allow the player to use the free upgrade awarded upon completion of that test on Top Speed Level 4.
    • As of the 2019 Spring Update, the Audi R8 e-tron Special Edition no longer has any token-only upgrades.
  • The minimum tune required to complete the event is [0500 5050], which is incidentally an optimally effective multiplayer tuning. This requires A8 credits small 1,024,900 + A8 tokens full 2,240, 6 each of Mid-Techs and Legendary Electric Engines and 4 Advanced Techs.
    • As an exception, there has been a single verifiable case of success at 0500 4050.
    • The 4 free upgrades from the event can also be used on Top Speed upgrades 2, 3, 4, and 5 to reduce the cost of MAX upgrades to only A8 credits small 74,950.
    • As of the 2019 Spring Update, this tune requires A8 credits small 420,750, 12 each of Early, Initial and Mid-Techs, 14 Legendary Electric Engines and 6 Advanced Techs.

Average relative frequency (%)
of a card per box

Name

Legendary Electric Engine
A8EarlyTech
A8card Initial Tech
A8Mid-Tech
A8AdvancedTech
A
Parts
A8Box Champion Kit BoxIcon excellent Champion Kit Box0.198.068.433.980.3718.10
A8Box Daily Kit BoxIcon excellent Daily Kit Box †0.160.000.007.632.3715.54
A8Box Engine Box 1-5Icon excellent Engine Box 1-52.690.000.000.000.000.00
A8Box Extra BoxIcon ok Extra Fusion Box †0.489.7810.630.000.0016.91
A8Box Finish Line BoxIcon excellent Finish Line Box1.502.372.272.711.649.76
A8Box Multiplayer Pro BoxIcon ok Multiplayer Pro Box0.227.319.250.000.0017.53
A8Box Optimal Shuffle BoxIcon excellent Optimal Shuffle Box0.008.017.811.170.592.15
A8Box Optimal Split BoxIcon excellent Optimal Split Box0.0013.3713.370.400.041.78
A8Box Parts Box 1-5Icon ok Parts Box 1-50.000.000.000.000.0021.85
A8Box Random Box 1-5Icon excellent Random Box 1-50.1213.0512.580.060.035.91
A8Box Specialist Kit BoxIcon warning Specialist Kit Box0.3710.749.630.000.0018.52
A8Box Starter BoxIcon ok Starter Fusion Box †0.1213.4612.960.000.006.05
A8Box Tech Box 1-5Icon ok Tech Box 1-50.0035.4135.6519.549.400.00
A8Box Ultra BoxIcon ok Ultra Fusion Box †0.002.643.520.000.0034.67

Trials (cards) needed to get at least
1 card with 90 % probability

Name

Legendary Electric Engine
A8EarlyTech
A8card Initial Tech
A8Mid-Tech
A8AdvancedTech
A
Parts
A8Box Champion Kit BoxIcon excellent Champion Kit Box1,21128275762212
A8Box Daily Kit BoxIcon excellent Daily Kit Box †1,438
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
309614
A8Box Engine Box 1-5Icon excellent Engine Box 1-585
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
A8Box Extra BoxIcon ok Extra Fusion Box †4792321
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
13
A8Box Finish Line BoxIcon excellent Finish Line Box153961018414023
A8Box Multiplayer Pro BoxIcon ok Multiplayer Pro Box1,0463124
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
12
A8Box Optimal Shuffle BoxIcon excellent Optimal Shuffle Box
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
2829196390106
A8Box Optimal Split BoxIcon excellent Optimal Split Box
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
17175755,756129
A8Box Parts Box 1-5Icon ok Parts Box 1-5
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
10
A8Box Random Box 1-5Icon excellent Random Box 1-51,91817183,8377,67538
A8Box Specialist Kit BoxIcon warning Specialist Kit Box6222123
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
12
A8Box Starter BoxIcon ok Starter Fusion Box †1,9181617
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
37
A8Box Tech Box 1-5Icon ok Tech Box 1-5
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
661124
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
A8Box Ultra BoxIcon ok Ultra Fusion Box †
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
8765
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
9999999999999999999
$ \infty $
6

  • Players who have many unopened boxes may use the statistics table to the right as a guide to decide which boxes to open first. For further details and more boxes, see the Average frequencies and Minimum card requirements pages. Additional box rules:
  • Current average distribution in A8Box 1 Part - A Box 1 Part - A Boxes (May 17, 2020):
    • 25.84 % Tires
    • 26.04 % Suspension
    • 24.75 % Drivetrain
    • 23.37 % Exhaust

Quotes

Main article: Research & Development/Audi R8 e-tron Special Edition/Quotes

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Trivia

  • This is the third R&D event to have the Lunar New Year-theme.
    • The redesigned quality checks as Chinese lanterns would be reused in later Lunar New Year-themed R&Ds
  • This event, along with that of the Pagani Huayra BC, are the only car R&Ds without any Knockdown tests.
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