The completely newly developed Audi R8 can now be ordered in Europe. The Audi R8 sports car will then make its appearance on the streets in the autumn of 2015. Even faster, even more powerful, even more dynamic: The new Audi R8 is the sporty brand’s top model. The top version, the Audi R8 V10 plus * now most powerful and fastest production Audi always has a power output of 610 hp, a top speed of 330 km / h (205.1 mph) and 0 to 100 km / h (62.1 mph) acceleration time 3.2 seconds.
Close between race-car engineers, race drivers Developers cooperation certainly helped. “The new Audi R8 will deliver exactly what customers expect from a sports car with high performance,” said Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, Audi Board Member for Technical Development. “This car brings concentrated More energy from the race on the road.” This completely revised concept car Audi sports car confirms this. It features an even more powerful naturally aspirated V10 engine – mounted in line with the principle of a mid-engine – that appeals to its unique sound. High-torque engine, a new type of lightweight design and the Quattro drive system improve with fully accessible and variable torque control to make the Audi R8 even more dynamic – off the racetrack as well.
One of the new Audi R8 is the mode of operation of Audi drive select system. It lets drivers coordinate driving dynamics parameters to the friction value and condition of the road. The story of the success of the Audi R8 began with the launch of the market the first generation in 2007. Since then, the company sold just under 27.000 units of the model.
Advance sales of the new Audi R8 began on May 13, 2015. The amount of the entry for the Audi R8 V10 is 165,000 euros, and the top version, the Audi R8 V10 plus, sells for 187,400 euros. First deliveries will take place this autumn. Fuel consumption of the models named above:
Audi R8 V10
Combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 11.4** (20.6 US mpg);
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 272** (437.7 g/mi)
Audi R8 V10 Plus
Combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 12.3** (19.1 US mpg);
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 287** (461.9 g/mi)
Fuel consumption and CO2 emissions data as well as the efficiency classes are dependent on the choice of Audi R8 wheels and tyres.