Audi R8 2015: comes the new beast of Ingolstadt

New generation Audi R8, a new development, the first generation gap, the supercar Ingolstadt arriving on the occasion of Geneva Motor Show 2015 to propose conservative airs and , like its “cousin” the Lamborghini Huracan power 610 horses . Please welcome the new Audi R8 2015 , the maximum expression signature sporting the four rings.

On the design of the new Audi R8

Audi R8 V10

The optional laser lights duplicate the display range of the lights LED (standard)

In Audi have decided to adapt the well-known line of Audi R8 to the new design language for the brand. essence is retained, change the details , grille, side panels, optical …

The carbon fiber reinforced polymer binds to aluminum to leave us with a substantially lighter overall than its predecessor, declaring to 50 kg less. If we consider the Audi R8 V10 Plus the dry weight was declared to be 1.454 kg .

In figures the Audi R8 has a length of 4.42 meters long, a height of 1.24 meters and a width of 1.94 meters being its wheelbase of 2.65 meters.

As standard the new Audi R8 has a budget of Optical LED , counting optionally with laser beam .

Inside the new Audi R8

Audi R8 V10

The V10 and V10 Plus have a wheel of new invoice. In the case of V10 Plus also shows the wheel of a Race mode and to activate the valve leaks

As expected we find the new screen TFT 12.3 inches exercising instrumentation, and the new Audi TT, dispensing with the center console of a system multimedia use to clear a dashboard where a curious solution areas for the HVAC system is adopted.

In the central bridge lever changes characteristic of aluminum and with a rounded design gives way to a new design, we also find ourselves with the controls of the multimedia system.

Audi R8 V10 No missing touch carbon fiber as part of the instrumentation, aerators or the center console , but are optional, either the Sports seats or a nice sports steering which are integrated with a particular distribution, controls the drive select and start button, finding the V10 plus buttons to the exhaust system and a way ” Race “.

V10 two “flavors”: 540 or 610 hp

Audi R8 V10

Optionally can be equipped with a system of “wild” escape.

Behind the interior of the new Audi R8 we are, for now, with the known atmospheric impeller 5.2-liter V10 FSI developing power 540 horses in the “normal” model and 610 horses on the Plus version, recognizable by the huge rear spoiler that crowns its defense.

The alternative develops 540 horses a couple of 540 Nm , marking a 0-100 km / h in 3.5 seconds and a top speed of 323 km / h while the 610 hp version, with a couple of 560 Nm down 0-100 km / h to 3.2 seconds , reaching a top speed of 330 km / h .

As for their consumption on V10 stays in the 11.8 l / 100 km while V10 Plus records 12.4 l / 100 km where emissions of 275 g / km and 289 g / km respectively.

Both engines come with a box S tronic 7-speed with a manual mode and the ability to drive “sailing”. Of course for traction is trust a quattro AWD system new bill capable of sending up to 100% of the traction front or rear axle.

On its chassis

Audi R8 V10 The chassis of the Audi R8 has been updated with a electromechanical steering new bill optionally available with a sportier moron.

Standard has a budget of 19-inch wheels with 245/35 tires at the front and 295/35 at the rear axle train. Also optionally you can use a 20-inch wheels tires 245/30 and 305/30 measures.

In the case of V10 plus brakes are carbocerámicos while the V10 “normal” are optional.

In both is available optionally the Magnetic Ride adaptive suspension .

The torsional rigidity aluminum chassis renovated, with elements CFRP increases by 40%, also employing the aluminum in your body and can have the carbon fiber details such as the front splitter, diffuser or side aletines.

When will the sale?

Audi has announced that the new Audi R8 will soon reach the streets. In summer this year we already enjoy it.


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