Audi R8

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The New Audi R8

Audi R8 with updated look and more powerful engines.

Audi R8

2012 Audi R8

Audi revealed any details about the updated R8, by distributing pictures and video sys model. It will be available at Audi dealerships later this year and premiere will take place in August at the exhibition in Moscow.

The updated Audi R8 has undergone significant changes that affect the design, engines and transmissions. Available is a new top version, named Audi R8 Plus.

The design of the car changes are not very large. We see a new front bumper and new grille, met under this design language for the brand. Optional LED lights are now available as standard.

As to technical changes, the biggest being brand new 7-speed S-tronic transmission that replaces the current six-speed R-Tronic. The new transmission has two multi-disc clutch and significantly reduces the time to change gears. It comes as standard with the version V10 engine and will be available as an option in version V8.

Audi R8 4.2 FSI V8 is equipped with a new engine, whose power reaches 430 hp (430 Nm). Equipped with the new 7-speed S-tronic transmission model accelerates from standstill to 100 km / h in 4.3 seconds. In this exercise Spyder version takes 4.6 seconds. In both models the maximum speed is 302 km / hour.

Audi R8 5.2 FSI V10 offers two versions of power. At first it reaches 525 hp and 530 Nm, while the latter – 550 hp and 540 Nm. A more powerful version bears the words Plus, we already know from TT. It accelerates from standstill to 100 km / h in just 3.5 seconds and can run at 317 km / hour.

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2012 Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 FSI quattro

In the model with 525 hp with the acceleration takes 0.1 seconds longer and the maximum speed is 4 km / h slower. In the Audi R8 V10 Spyder (only available with the 525 hp) figures are 3.8 seconds and 311 km / h.

Prices for the new Audi R8 start from € 113,500 for a coupe with a V8 engine and € 124,800 open version Spyder. In V10 models prices start from € 154,600 respectively, and € 165,900. The strongest version R8 V10 Plus starts from € 173,200.

New “Audi R8” add style and lose weight

Completely new is the front bumper air intakes which have three horizontal slats. On request, Audi offers optional front spoiler with carbon fiber reinforced composite material, and for the new R8 V10 plus it is part of the standard equipment.

Audi R8

2012 Audi R8 5.2 FSI Quattro

A stylish, lighter, more agile and more economical … In short, these are the improvements in the new “Audi R8”, which will appear at dealerships mark the end of the year. The car is supplied with a new automatic transmission with double clutch seven gear S tronic.

“Audi R8” is 4.44 meters long, 1.90 meters wide, 1.25 meters high by 1.24 meters coupe and roadster in version. The wheelbase is 2.65 m

Outside impress different grille, LED daytime running lights and replacing bulbs in lamps with LEDs for long and the beam. New bumpers are.

Also dominate the rear LED lights, novelty is that the direction indicators signal the maneuver to “run” light. In developing the new “Audi R8” special attention is paid to streamlining.

The chassis of the car is made of aluminum and weighs in at 210 kilograms and 216 kilograms body in roadster. The total weight of the R8 V8 Coupé with manual transmission is 1560 kg, while the open version weighs 1,660 kg.

Major contribution to the roadster’s lightweight frame is made of aluminum and magnesium, which is a stretched fabric ceiling. It opens and closes fully automatically for 19 seconds at a speed of 50 km / h

The range of engines “Audi R8” is revised as they remain weather, but provided with 0.3 seconds faster acceleration to 100 km / h at reduced with 22 g / km carbon dioxide levels. Contributes to this is the new automatic gearbox.

The most modest version of “Audi R8” rely on V-shaped eight-cylinder engine with cylinder capacity of 4163 cc. It generates 430 horsepower power at 7900 rev. / Min. and maximum torque of 430 Nm (between 4,500 and 6,000 rev. / min.).

Thus equipped, “Audi R8” coupe reaches 100 km / h 4.3 seconds after the start and stop their momentum at 300 km / h With the motor open version of the car as long stotaka 4.5 seconds after the start at the same maximum speed. Fuel consumption is 12.4 l/100 km in the combined cycle.

Audi R8

2012 Audi R8 5.2 FSI Quattro

“Audi R8” can be ordered with a V10 engine with 5,204 cc displacement, 525 hp power (At 8,000 rpm) and 530 Nm of torque (at 6500 rev. / Min.). The car is fired up to 100 km / h for 3.6 seconds and reaches a top speed of 314 km / h

Optionally available LED-lighting in the engine compartment, where it R8 V10 plus lighting and partial cladding of carbon composite engine as standard equipment.

Major contribution to the roadster’s lightweight frame is made of aluminum and magnesium, which is a stretched fabric ceiling. It opens and closes fully automatically for 19 seconds at a speed of 50 km / h

The range of engines “Audi R8” is revised as they remain weather, but provided with 0.3 seconds faster acceleration to 100 km / h at reduced with 22 g / km carbon dioxide levels. Contributes to this is the new automatic gearbox.

The most modest version of “Audi R8” rely on V-shaped eight-cylinder engine with cylinder capacity of 4163 cc. It generates 430 horsepower power at 7900 rev. / Min. and maximum torque of 430 Nm (between 4,500 and 6,000 rev. / min.).

Thus equipped, “Audi R8” coupe reaches 100 km / h 4.3 seconds after the start and stop their momentum at 300 km / h With the motor open version of the car as long stotaka 4.5 seconds after the start at the same maximum speed. Fuel consumption is 12.4 l/100 km in the combined cycle.

“Audi R8” can be ordered with a V10 engine with 5,204 cc displacement, 525 hp power (At 8,000 rpm) and 530 Nm of torque (at 6500 rev. / Min.). The car is fired up to 100 km / h for 3.6 seconds and reaches a top speed of 314 km / h

Offered paint finishes for the updated standard R8 include Ibis (white) and Brillant (red), four Metallic paint in various colors and five paint finishes with pearl and crystal effect.

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Audi R8 4.2 FSI Cabrio

The open version is a little more “clumsy” – 0 to 100 km / h in 3.8 seconds. and a maximum of 311 km / h Fuel consumption is 13.1 l/100 km.

The most powerful version of “Audi R8” is the designation V10 plus and is available only as a coupe. The car has 550 hp and 540 Nm catapults to 100 km / h in 3.5 seconds and reaches 317 km / h Fuel consumption is 12.9 l/100 km.

All versions of “Audi R8” have driven cuatro and standard V10 version with suspension with variable characteristics. They are available for modifications to the smaller bike, but at extra cost. Standard wheels are 18-inch for cars with a V8 engine and 19-inch for those with V10.

“Audi R8” offers a modest trunk with 100 liters capacity front and coupes have a further 90 liters behind the two seats in the cabin. In the interior, however, is spacious, and the two passengers are surrounded by sports and luxury atmosphere.

There are various options leather including nappa leather and Alcantara, and as such highlights are available in carbon and piano lacquer. Audio do is Bang & Olufsen for all versions V10, it is optional for others.

Modifications and engine of the Audi R8 produced far

2007 – present

Audi R8

Audi R8 4.2 Quattro Carbon

R8 4.2 FSI quattro – 2 door / coupe 420 hp Automatic transmission
R8 4.2 FSI quattro – 2 door / coupe 420 hp Manual

Technical Specifications of the Audi R8 4.2 quattro

V8 engine
Number of cylinders 8
Four valves per tsilintar
Displacement (cm3) 4163
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Acceleration 0-100 Km / h (s) 4.6
Maximum speed (km / h) 301
Power (hp) / rpm 420/7800
Torque (Nm) / rpm 430/4500 to 6000

Type of fuel bleifrei

Audi R8

2011 Audi R8 FSI

Fuel consumption – urban 22.1
Fuel consumption – urban 10.2
Fuel consumption – combined 14.6
Feed CO2 (g / km) 349

Length (mm) 4431
Width (mm) 2029
Height (mm) 1249
Wheelbase (mm) 2650
Unladen weight (kg) 1590
GVW (kg) 1860
Boot capacity (l) 100
Fuel tank capacity (l) / Reserve 75
Rims size F: 8,5 J x 18, R: 10,5 J x 18
Size of tires F: 235/40, R: 285/35
Seats 2
2 Doors

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