Audi R8 2015 will not only be lighter and more economical than the first generation, but faster.
The test cycle is ended. You can see spy photos from the Nurburgring, and view videos with the same tests.
2015 Audi R8 engines and transmission
As the heart of the novelty acts 4.2-liter V8 engine with 450 HP, which can not only sing beautifully, but be sure to move, giving 430 Nm. But it’s an old version, and what the promised updates? They will be, in 2016 it will be possible to buy a version with a 10-cylinder engine with 550 HP.
Regardless of the unit, you get a 7-speed automatic gearbox with dual clutch, with the possibility of the manual mode, which is probably not worth knowing. Engineers have created the car’s brain, which anticipates what you need, what gear, what is the speed. Car is still the all-wheel drive, because without it is impossible to imagine such a powerful vehicle.
2015 Audi R8 External changes are quite noticeable
Car got the traits of aggression. The image remained on the same level.
Changes were: active spoiler; optics; the air inlets; the exhaust pipes.
Active spoiler still sliding, when the vehicle is not moving it is hiding under the body. Not a big spoiler, but its role is so great that the engineers didn’t stop to talk about it at the premiere.
Optics have become smart, it means that it turns on/off, adjust the low and main beam lights. But not the functionality in the headlights R8 important, but a design that cannot be confused with any other manufacturer.
Air intakes have become even huger. But no wonder they got such a large size, because it provides a tight press to the road, especially at high speed. The merit of intakes begin to feel when the speedometer at 200 km/h and at the same speed, you’re still calling the turn. Good corner exit is provided, no wind, no rotation will cause the car to deviate from equilibrium. This is one of the main merits of the creators who tested and redesigned second generation R8 for two years. Then there was created a crude version of the first time and it worked on every test day.
No wind, no rotation will cause the 2015 Audi R8 to deviate from equilibrium
Audi R8 2015 rear changes are visible. The company knew what their child is able that it will overtake all the cars in the traffic. Therefore, they were bound to create not only glamor front and side but rear. Because all traffic will see the back of the new 2015 Audi R8, which wow how quickly disappears from sight. The Germans have long experimented with back and finally settled on one of the options. The exhaust pipes are mounted in a massive diffuser.
The monocoque body of the sports car got even more carbon fiber, but aluminum in the frame and the bottom. Overall, the German consortium managed to reduce the weight by 135 kg. Now the second generation weighs less than 1.5 tons.
Article about the 2015 Audi R8 has been prepared on the basis of peer reviews and rumors from the Internet. The exact release date and the start of sales is unclear, but there is actual information.
2015 Audi R8 interior
If appearance is possible to say that some elements are written with a clean slate, salon is all familiar. 8 years the first generation lasted without major updates. The new 2015 Audi R8 got lots of leather, carbon fiber and plastic. The seats are pleased with lateral support, which you just grow in and start to feel one with the car.
The steering wheel is a separate part, which includes everything you need for a driver. It is possible to control all the main electronic systems with. On the wheel are less than a dozen buttons, but this is enough to control all that is needed in the way.
Newbie comfortable for daily trips, but the track is its element. On the track should turn on sport mode and the car won’t recognize. New Audi R8 2015 still is designed more for racing than to move quietly through the city streets.
As before entertainment system is intuitive, the instrument panel is in classic view, without LCD screens and various bells and whistles. Important place is given to the tachometer and the speedometer.
2015 Audi R8 Specifications
Audi R8 2015 options one of two power units: V8 with 450 HP, V10 with 550 HP. The first engine has received an increase of as much as 20HP, Second motor gained 25HP.
And the new 2015 Audi R8 GT reached a whopping 580 HP. For such a light car this power is more than enough – 3.3 seconds to first 100 kmh. The transmission will be presented in the form of a 7-speed “automatic” Audi Quattro AWD. Some car magazines say that there will be a 6-speed manual. Fuel consumption is 18 liters in the city and 11 liters on the track. Maximum speed is 330 km/h
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2015 Audi R8 Release date
The start of sales so far unknown. But approximately, the novelty will be available by the beginning of 2016.
Release date: early 2016
The pricing to increase slightly compared with the first generation model.
Even with such compact dimensions, the cabin is spacious, which is not present in other compartments. This car is designed to amaze you every day or everyone who only look at it.
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