There are few brands that really wait until it opens the Geneva Motor Show to present its new model. The signing of the four rings has been unable to take any more surprise and revealed in all its splendor Audi R8 2015 , the second generation of its sporty more capable. This new generation also sport a new design, comes with significant improvements affecting its engine and drive system Quattro.
The new generation of sports resorts to Ingolstadt aspirated engine of 5.2 liter displacement and 10 cylinder vee already met in the outgoing model. However, this centrally placed engine has been revised to give more power to all four wheels. It will be offered in two flavors and yet know what will happen with the V8 4.2-liter TSI was the entrance in the range of Audi R8, since the manufacturer has not communicated anything about it.
Currently, the most accessible version of Audi R8 V10 has about more than enough 540 horses and 540 Nm of torque . With these power figures, it is not surprising that the zero to sixty in 3.5 seconds will snack on and reach a top speed of 323 km / h. Above this version we find the Audi R8 V10 Plus whose power rises to 610 hp and 560 Nm of torque . Hurricane seems that Lamborghini has the enemy at home.
The most powerful Audi R8 is capable of devouring zero to sixty in 3.2 seconds, continue accelerating path of a tip of 330 km / h and stop the clock in the exercise of 0-200 in 9.9 seconds. We know that customers of this type of vehicle is a bit careless in consumption, still have to talk about it. The V10 complies with combined consumption of 11.8 liters , while V10 Plus is a little greedy with 12.4 liters . CO2 emissions are 275 g / km and 289 g / km respectively.
You see, the numbers are not really bulky considering the characteristics of this German beast. This is possible thanks to the automatic gearbox double clutch and 7 relations (no manual gearbox option) equipped with circulation mode sailing above 55 km / h, avoiding the retention motor. This gearbox is working with a new Quattro AWD system. This is capable of sending 100% of torque to both the front axle and the rear .
It has been used lightweight materials such as CFRP construction of the new generation of Audi R8. Thanks to this, the Audi R8 2015 is up to 50 kilograms lighter and 40% stiffer . Audi has given us the curb weight of the Audi R8 V10 Plus, which marks on the scale 1,454 kilograms. To put some sanity is used to a team carbocerámicos brakes if the Plus version, which are optional on the base version.
Optionally character, the Audi R8 2015 may have a Magnetic Ride adaptive suspension Headlamp with laser technology and a set of 20-inch wheels with 245/30 tires and 305 steps / 30. Uses standard 19-inch wheels with 245/35 tires at the front and 295/35 at the rear rail axis.
Source – Audi
From 139,800 euro
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