A new Audi R8 “decaffeinated” could be on the way with a 5-cylinder engine and turbo-electric

We take time listening to the idea that the new Audi R8 will have a version below of the alternative V10, as we have also heard previously that this hypothetical alternative could be driven by a mechanical super-charged by a turbo electric. Now this idea returns to the charge and puts on the scene in the five-cylinder Audi RS3.

The Audi R8 V10 has a starting price in Spain of 191.800€.

according To Auto Express the spiritual successor to the Audi R8 V8 would be in this new generation, a R8 equipped with the block of 5 cylinders and 2.5 liters that we have already seen previously in several models of the brand, encontrándonoslo currently under the hood of the Audi RS3 with 367 horses.

This propellant would be, to his arrival in the vain of the Audi R8, with an evolution that would include, beyond the overfeeding traditional already present, a turbo electric, being still an unknown its positioning in terms of power.

let us Remember that currently the Audi R8 V10 is available in two versions, with 540 and 610 horses, furthermore, in addition, with an alternative fully electric, the Audi R8 e-tron, with 462 horses.

we Hope impatient the arrival to the streets of the turbos electric, even more so after seeing prototypes such as the Audi TT Clubsport Turbo and its 600 horsepower, the Audi R8 since it would then be a perfect showcase for moving the technology from the philosophy to the streets.