Audi R8 Is A Whole New Level of a Supercar


We have already talked about some sports updates in 2016, rightly noting that the majority of them would not have been lost on the race track. The car, which will be devoted to today’s article, positioned as a sports car for everyday journeys. They will discuss the updated Audi R8 2017 model year.

The release date of updated Audi supercar is scheduled on the last quarter of 2016.

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A balanced and controlled by the new Audi R8 with its extravagant design and impeccable taste, will cost a minimum of 165 000 euro.

Original Shape But New Detailes

The appearance of the second generation of this sports coupe has not undergone any revolutionary changes. However, engineers West German companies rarely resort to serious design reforms favoring evolutionary stylistic development. This was the case this time. For example, the new generation of Audi R8 has kept the original shape of body shop. The famous retractable spoiler is also in place. The changes were accompanied by light, but very showy touches. Front optics news received only LED design.

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Lighting modules are composed of many individual elements, each of which has a well-defined direction of action. Not deprived of lights and intellectual abilities. They choose their own lighting mode, focusing on a number of factors – the presence of oncoming vehicles, the steering angle, ambient light level, and others.

2017 audi r8 exterior

Old grille «Singleframe» surrounded by powerful air intakes. Along with the work on the cooling of the power unit, they improve car clamp to the road while driving at high speeds. Wheel arches markedly increased in volume. Do not leave without attention to additional aerodynamic niche, blend in the side surface.

Rear part of Audi R8 coupe of 2017 model year acquired a powerful diffuser which is mounted a pair angular pipes of the exhaust system.

Perfect Interior

It is foolish to look for in the design of a brand new Audi R8 interior any flaws, and the model really does not possess such. Interior sports coupe is ideal. The driver and the passenger sitting next to receive a large area of free space. The manufacturer did not compose their area by type of racing cockpit, retaining the typical layout. Seats classical form ideal crew members with any anthropometric data. They are equipped with a variety of divergent electronic settings, flavored with heating and ventilation, to “save” at different times of the year.

2017 audi r8 interior

The instrument panel has refused mechanical pointers and now represents a huge high-definition display, which reflects the virtual scale. If desired, they can be replaced geolocation trip route or image from CCTV cameras. reduced-size steering wheel is extremely convenient for quick driving. He fashionably flattened bottom, slightly thickened in the area of grip and, of course, is endowed with a set of multi-sensors.

2017 audi r8 seats

Interior Design Audi R8 2017 gallery internal linings model can not be any complaints. They are great quality, with a clear structure and incredibly stylish colors. Ergonomic interior component is also at altitude.

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As an instrument of filling the buyer several auxiliary electronic systems will be offered, dual-zone climate control, the function of adaptive cruise control, a plurality of sensors, full power accessories, two parking sensors, and more. For the extra money, you can order a combination of basic elements trim «Feinnappa» leather and sports seats installed in the form of buckets.

Technical Stuffing

In terms of technical specifications Audi R8 able to please even the most demanding motorists. The model has got an updated platform, 30% consisting of composite materials. Besides these designers greatly expanded use of lightweight aluminum alloy. As a result, the weight of the car “lost” almost 130 kilograms, is now not exceeding one and a half tons. The rigidity of the body torsion, on the contrary, received a 40-percent increase. Suspension is fully independent, electronically controlled. It is a constructive scheme, built on a pair of wishbone. Brake mechanisms are based on ceramic disks. Only AWD layout.

2017 audi r8 specs

Technical “stuffing” of the new R8 from Audi is set behind a translucent hood. As powertrains used 3 types of systems:

Gasoline V-shaped internal combustion engine with 10 cylinders volume of 5.2. FSI engine capable to develop 540 horse power. The control he gains a sixty in 3.5 seconds with a maximum speed of 200 MPH.

An improved V10 «Plus» has the engine of the same volume, but has been developing 610 forces. Accelerate to 100 km / h it is capable of in just 3.3 seconds. High-speed cut-off of the engine is located at around 330 km / h. Fuel consumption – 12.4 liters per 100 km.

2017 audi r8 engine
Installation of «E-tron», consisting of a pair of electric motors with total output of 231 hp, along with the batteries of 92 kWh capacity. Fully charge the battery may recover as little as two hours. Continue on the same one cycle of a sports car capable of 279 miles of range. The dynamics of the electric acceleration “the R8” slightly worse than petrol “brothers” – 3.9 seconds up to a sixty. Maximum acceleration pattern with this type of engines is 155 MPH.

All versions are equipped with the updated Audi’s 7-speed robotised gearbox «S-Tronic» with the dual-clutch system. At its core, it is a classic robotic «DSG», have received in-depth revision.
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