Audi promises to upgrade sports car with confirmed faster, lighter and more technology.
Since first appearing in 2006, the Audi R8 has really helped fill in the gaps that giant carmakers in Europe are lacking. Although it has changed many times over the years but still want the new version Audi unveiled truly breakthrough 2015, so the new R8 will be stronger, lighter and unique design.
The R8 blurs the lines between art and performance with exotic styling and the handling performance to match. With the choice of three potent engines, it excels at blurring your surroundings too.
The new generation will change a lot more than the current version. The proportion of vehicle size as well as new furniture. The overall design also changed, single frame grille, LED chandelier matrix form new, upgraded daytime lights, side wing shorter and more succinct.
To reduce the weight of cars, Audi will use the technology in the R8 LMS race car for the commercial version, with major material is carbon fiber reinforced plastic CFRP (Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Plastic). All platforms used for the R8 e-tron will be completely removed, it is replaced in the multi-material frames (Multimaterial Spaceframe) to 23 kg weight. In addition, the R8 uses ceramic brakes and titanium Cartridges. Audi’s goal is to keep the car’s weight less than 1,500 kg.
Sometimes a bright idea really does shine. Case in point, our iconic LED daytime running lights and LED headlights. While they were intended to help make you more visible to other drivers and provide unparalleled visibility at night, we thought they could also serve double duty as a beautiful styling statement.
Both versions use a 4.2 liter V8 engine or a 5.2-liter V10 will be upgraded to achieve higher performance by 25 horsepower at 450 hp to 570-hp V8 and the V10. Off-technology startup innovation to achieve fuel consumption levels economically.
An exotic supercar deserves a drivetrain to match. Luckily, the R8 comes equipped with our legendary quattro® all-wheel drive system. Specifically tailored to the high-performance demands of an exotic car, quattro® actively sends power to the wheels with the most grip, enhancing acceleration and cornering performance.
A true sports car gives you a powerful engine that stirs your soul. The R8 gives you three. A 430-hp FSI® V8 engine delivers an authentic super car experience, while a 525-hp FSI® V10 engine provides levels of acceleration you never thought possible.