The new 2016 Audi R8 is a luxury limousine that perfectly combines the elegance and rationality with sports character. Smooth and at the same time dynamic bodylines, majestic appearance and exclusive exterior elements are combined harmoniously in the design of this magnificent sedan.
The front bumper consists of two parts, separated by a grille. On the sides, you can see two horizontal slits, which are arranged fog lights. The front headlights are all-LED. Side of the car is a bit stocky. Large side mirrors equipped with turn signal. A sharp, deep stamp that runs along the bottom of the car duplicates the horizontal line of the window.
There are the swelling powerful wheel arches, tight and low body with a long hood, flowing roof features and powerful stern and a lighting technology, offered as an option, with a range of illumination up to six meters.
Spacious double cabin of Audi R8 will allow the driver and passenger in no way embarrass themself while traveling. It should be noted that the happy owners of mid-engine cars have never been so spoiled before by the amount of free space. However, it cannot be said about the luxury materials, which usually get off with such a class of car interiors, and which will be pleasing to the eye of Audi R8 owners.
The salon, design and quality of the finishing are at the highest level.
Chairs will make the travel very comfortable, even with the passage of the coolest corners. If necessary, you can put the sports seats with an even more solid support at turns. The design of the passenger compartment of the interior has common a lot with the interior design of this junior coupe from the German concern – Audi TT 3rd generation. It is similar, but not outright copies. As a general chips it stands a screen of 12.3 inches instead of the dashboard, which presents all car tools and data essential for the driver.
The length – 4420 mm;
The width – 1940 mm;
The height – 2650 mm;
Clearance – 105mm;
Wheelbase – 2650 mm
Security: ABS, ESP, Isofix / LATCH, driver airbag, passenger airbag, side airbag, help system at the start of the hill, steel brake discs. Options include brake discs made of ceramic, which in this case are considered to be the base for a more expensive variant – Audi R8 plus.
Comfort: climate control, trip computer, cruise control, tire pressure sensor, adjustable steering wheel at height and reach, light and rain sensor, bi-xenon headlights, headlight washer, electric and heated mirrors, steering wheel with an active amplifier, heated seats, linings of aluminum on the pedals, scuff plates, electric seat adjustment, multifunction, multimedia. There are options for an extra fee, which you can choose and combine – the interior trim, arms and elements of leather, park assist, camera.
2016 Audi R8 has three versions – two petrol Audi R8 plus and Audi R8, as well as the electric drive – Audi R8 e-tron. The versions with a traditional vehicle fuel system have improved Quattro all-wheel drive. As a result, the whole thrust comes from the engine to the rear wheels, but if it is required, the electronics allowing a driver to throw it all on the front wheels. 2016 Audi R8 boasts a fully independent suspension, electromechanical power steering with gearbox and 7-speed S Tronic, which is essentially a highly modernized version of DSG transmission.
Up to a hundred kilometers per hour, the car with a 540-horsepower (540 Nm) and 5.2-liter FSI engine can accelerate in just three and a half seconds. The limit speed is 323 km per hour. Average fuel consumption in the combined cycle is equal to 11.8 liters.
A more advanced and expensive Audi R8 plus, having a 5.2-liter engine producing 610 hp, comes to the speed of one hundred kilometers per hour in just 3.3 seconds. Its top speed is equal to 330 kilometers per hour and fuel consumption is 12.4 liters.
Car on electric drive Audi R8 e-tron, which is only at the request of potential buyers, works on the traction battery 92 kW / hour. On a single charge, you can cover a distance of 450 kilometers. A power of 2 electric motors is 231 hp. This car reaches one hundred kilometers per hour in 3.9 seconds. Its top speed is equal to the figures of 250 km per hour or 210 kilometers per hour, which is caused by the chosen mode of transportation.
The machine has a Combined Charging System, with the result that the vehicle can be recharged mixed alternating current and direct current. Therefore, the entire charge is produced in just two hours.
The appearance of the car and the opportunity to buy in Europe and Russia is scheduled for this summer. The cost of 2016 Audi R8 will make 165 thousand euros, Audi R8 plus – 187 400 euros.