Every aspect of the new Audi R8 has been redesigned by the most experienced race engineers to create a truly breath-taking vehicle which sets the benchmark for performance. The new R8 combines a 5.2-litre V10 engine with lightweight Audi Space Frame technology to bring drivers the ultimate adrenalin rush.
The R8 is extremely well designed, with the latest model lighter, flatter and more muscular than ever before. The design is a unique process; with so many specification variants available, each R8 is built by hand to ensure every vehicle is unique. It is the array of external features which lead the way in the R8’s redesign, with new Audi Laser light technology, 20-inch alloys, customisable side blades, and carbon trims.
Interior and technology
Taking a seat behind the wheel of the R8 will leave drivers feeling as if they are seated in a race car, with engine start-up, gear changes, and exhaust sound all controlled from the performance steering wheel. The interior itself is remarkable, with an unprecedented level of equipment included as standard including MMI Navigation Plus, Audi Drive Select, and the impressive Audi Virtual Cockpit with 12.3-inch LCD screen.
Engines and performance
The new Audi R8 takes performance to the extreme with three 5.2-litre V10 FSI quattro petrol engines to choose from, which offer an incredible 540bhp or 610bhp. The result is a performance car which offers more power than ever before, making it the fastest Audi in production history at 0-62mph in an incredible 3.2 seconds, with a top speed of 205mph.
The Quattro four-wheel drive system is included as standard on most trims to guarantee traction and grip, whilst being both nimble and agile. The system works seamlessly with the raft of traction control and stability aids to deliver an incredible drive.
If you would like to view or test drive the remarkable Audi R8, please contact our dedicated team of Audi experts at Lake District Audi in Lindale today.
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