Audi has filed an application to trademark a new “R8 Green Hell” badge in Europe, leading to speculation a special-edition Nürburgring-themed variant is on the way.

Automobile magazine unearthed the trademark application, which the Ingolstadt-based firm recently filed with the European Union Intellectual Property Office.

As the publication points out, if Audi does indeed create a special new production model referencing Germany’s Nürburgring Nordschleife, it will likely be a fair bit lighter than the standard version of the supercar. Expect the brand to extract some extra power from the naturally aspirated 5,2-litre V10 (which already makes 456 kW in flagship Performance guise), too.

Interestingly, Audi’s US division told Automobile it was “not aware of anything with that name”.

Original article from Car