Without waiting for the Geneva Motor Show, which opens its doors on the third day of spring , the German automaker has published information about the new sports coupe 2018-2019 Audi R8 second generation. The car, though remained instantly recognizable, but much has changed in content and design considerably.
Externally, attract new grille trapezoidal radiator, new LED headlights, which in return for a fee, you can select and laser, LED taillights, too, and a pair of elongated pipes of the exhaust system, which replaced the two round. Also changed the form of air intakes and rear flaunts a huge sports diffuser made of black plastic. For version R8 V10 Plus with more powerful engine capacity for the spoiler on two circular racks.
Inside, sports car received a new steering wheel with additional buttons to adjust the sound of the exhaust system and the control modes of transmission, and informs the driver as an instrument used by large electronic screen with the ability to display a variety of information, at the option of the driver.
Aspirated engine has ten cylinders total volume of 5.2 liters and is available in two versions with a capacity of either 540 or 610 horsepower, with torque of 540 and 560 Newton meters respectively. Fuel consumption of high-performance coupe is impressive – it’s 11.8 or 12.4 liter / 100 km, than the credit and reduced vehicle weight (1555 kg), and the technology off 5 of 10 cylinders under light load.
Sporkar R8 V10 performs acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h in 3.5 seconds with a top speed of 323 km / h, and the version of the R8 V10 Plus is accelerated up to a maximum of 330 km / h sufficient to start from a standstill to 100 km / h time in 3.2 seconds.
Intelligent system of all-wheel drive with a skilful distribution of traction between the front and rear axle (up to 100 percent in either direction) torque supplied by a 7-speed gearbox with double clutch S Tronic, as well as an alternative to the standard 19-inch wheels manufacturer for the first time model offers available for a fee 20-inch.
Date of commencement of sales and the cost will be known after the March debut at the Motor Show in Geneva.