2016 Audi R8 Redesign, Price and Engine

On the pier is the second generation of the famous super car from Germany. It’s the 2016 Audi R8. It acts as if it came out of the sci-fi movie.

2016 Audi R8 Exterior design and Performances

Many drivers are very thrilled, because on the market comes a new 2016 Audi R8. Super sports car is more prepared than ever. With the new design and refreshed appearance is a miracle on wheels. It is based on a new chassis called the Audi Space Frame. When compared to the previous model has been reduced weight and improved aerodynamics. This is achieved in only one way. By using better materials. Therefore, the Audi R8 is mainly composed of aluminum and carbon fiber.

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The frame is made easier in this way for about 15 percent and improved torsional rigidity by 40 percent. The body is also made of aluminum, while this time the wheels are slightly wider. The vehicle has a length of about 175 inches, a width of about 76 inches and a height of about 49 inches. Wheelbase is 104.4 inches. On the front are the LED lights with attractive design or optional with laser lights. On the rear part vehicle is equipped with modern LED light units and sports spoiler. With all the features and improved driving skills, the Audi R8 emphasizes the dynamic sporty drive.

2016 Audi R8 - exterior design

2016 Audi R8 Interior Design and Functions

The new Audi R8 is experienced and reconstruction of the cabin. The interior is completely race-oriented. The equipment is large and belongs to the latest generation of technological innovation. Digital displays provide all the necessary information. The main control buttons are located on the sports steering wheel, which is covered with leather. MMI navigation system is transmitted to the central display with MMI touch system.

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The screen has a size of 12.3 inches. 2016 Audi R8 is equipped with Bang & Olufsen audio system with many speakers and power of 500W. The seats are sporty and upholstered with high quality leather. Comfort is at a high level and therefore the ride is unforgettable. All equipment has an excellent layout with the addition of all the necessary telecommunications options.

2016 Audi R8 - interior

2016 Audi R8 Engine Options and Power

Under the hood of the Audi R8 is installed a fascinating engine. This is a revised 5.2-liter V10 engine. We say revised, because the turbocharger has dropped while new technologies are represented. The engine will be able to produce a power output of 550 hp and torque of 540 lb / ft. Acceleration from 0 to 62 mph is achieved in just 3.5 seconds and can reach a top speed of 198.8 mph. The offer includes an enhanced version of the V10 engine with the tag Plus. It will produce 620 hp and torque of 560 lb / ft. The engines are equipped with direct and indirect injection as well as the Start / Stop system. With cylinder deactivation fuel consumption will be reduced by about 10 percent. Power will be transmitted to the wheels by 7 speed transmission with double clutch. In addition, German company will complete the offer with a model 2016 Audi R8 e-tron. It is an electric version of the car with the power of 460 hp and torque of 920 lb / ft. It is connected to a battery with 92 kWh. Acceleration from 0 to 63 mph is achieved in 3.9 seconds. There are also some information that the offer will be completed with the 4.0-liter V8 twin-turbo engine. But we should wait for official information from the company Audi.

2016 Audi R8 - engine

Safety features for 2016 Audi R8

Speed always requires specific security measures. Behind the wheel of the new Audi R8 each driver can feel completely safe. All the latest security features and systems are represented. The car is equipped with numerous sensors, laser scanners, cameras, ultrasonic sensors, and radar sensors on both sides of the vehicle. With all of these areas managed by a control unit for driver assistance.

2016 Audi R8 - safety features

Celebrities and Cars

Cars like the Audi R8 are represented among the rich and famous personalities. In a way it is an indicator of prestige and power. For the Audi R8 have decided Canadians singer Justin Bieber, then known American skateboarder Nyjah Huston, American singer and dancer Zoe Saldana, American actor David Hasselhoff, known as Mitch Buchanan from the series Baywatch. There are also Hollands DJ and producer Afrojack, American actress Anne Hathaway, famous transporter Jason Statham and many others. The real elite of acting and musical environment.

2016 Audi R8 - celebrities and cars

Release Date and Price for 2016 Audi R8

The new Audi R8 should be launched on the market this summer. Prices are published and announced that the basic model will cost about $ 151,000. Enhanced version of the V10 will have a price of $ 171,500. From these figures, you really feel dizzy.

2016 Audi R8 - release date and price

Competitors for 2016 Audi R8

Competition in this segment is fierce and dangerous. As the main competitors will appear Jaguar F-Type R, Porsche 911, Nissan GT-R, Mercedes-Benz AMG GT, Aston Martin Vantage and Dodge Viper SRT.

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