Models, Features and Specifications of Audi R8

 

The Audi R8 Is BornThe Audi R8 Is Born

The Audi R8 is a 2-seater sports car with Audi’s trademark Quattro permanent all-wheel drive system. It was first introduced by Audi AG in the year 2006. Loosely based on the Lamborghini Gallardo’s platform, the Audi R8 was manufactured by Audi AG’s subsidiary company “Quattro GmbH”. Its fundamental construction is based on the Audi Space Frame and was built from aluminium monocoque.

According to The U.S News & World Report, the Audi R8 ranked 7th in “Luxury Sports Cars” and ranked 9th in “Luxury Convertibles”. It is powered by a V8 engine and is also available in V10 models. With each new model, the Audi R8 becomes more impressive.

Audi R8 2008List of Audi R8 Models

Audi R8 2008 – The 2008 Audi R8 has a unique mechanical layout with high tech suspension and transmission. The super-coupe is designed with two doors, a mid-engine, and all wheel drive. It also includes a retractable rear spoiler, LED break lights, power adjustable seats, automatic climate control, seven speaker radio, aluminium trim and turn signals. With high horsepower and a low quarter-mile, this model uses a 4.2 litre V8 and has a high compression ratio. It has a traditional six-speed manual transmission and a single clutch which is controlled by computer.

Strengths include:
• Ride Comfort

• High Tech Transmission And Suspension
• Upscale Interior Design
• Roomy Cockpit
• Great Handling
• Easy To Drive.

Weaknesses:
•Lack Of Factory Customizing Features

Competitors:
• Covet Z06

• Porsche 911 Turbo

Audi R8 2010 – The 2010 Audi R8 comes with either a V8 or V10 engine. It has fantastic handling and is a slick gated manual shifter. This is a two-door, mid-engine, all wheel drive vehicle that has an active suspension with magnethorheological dampers.

Features Include:
• Xenon Head Lights
• A Carbon Fiber Interior/ Exterior
• Power Adjustable Sports Seats
• A Retractable Rear Spoiler
• LED Break Lights And Turn Signals
• Leather Upholstery
• Automatic Climate Control
• Bluetooth Connectivity With A 6 CD- Charger
• Ipod Interface

Engine Options:
4.2 Quattro- A mid-mounted 4.2 litre V8 that churns out 420 hp
5.2 Quattro- A 5.2 litre V10.

Strengths:
• Stellar Handling
• Comfortable Cabin
• All Wheel Drive Traction

Weaknesses:

• Limited Cargo Space
• Clumsy R Tronic Manual Transmission

Audi R8 2012 – The 2012 Audi R8 is aided by precise steering, comfortable seating, and a good outward visibility. This model is available in the 4.2 Spyder, 4.2 Coupe, 5.2 Spyder and GT 5.2 Coupe.

Features Include:
• LED Running Lights
• Leather And Suede Upholstery
• Automatic Wipers
• Automatic Xenon Headlights
• Auto-Dimming Rear View Mirror
• Automatic Climate Control
• Adaptive Suspension Dampers.
• Auto Dimming + Power Folding Mirrors
• Interior Storage Nets

To top it all off the 2012 Audi R8 hill start assists and is powered by a 4.2 litre V8 that has 430 horsepower.

Strengths:
• Comfortable Cabin

• Potent Engine Choices
• Sleek Manual Shifter
• Easy To Drive

Weaknesses:
• Limited Storage Space

• Rough Shifting Transmission
• Unintuitive Electronics Interface

Audi R8 2015 – The 2015 Audi R8 is a mid-engine sports car that performs at an impressive level. It has 2 convertible body styles available: The Spyder and Coupe.

Features include:
• LED Exterior Lighting
• Speed-Activated Rear Spoiler
• Trip Computer With Lap Timer
• Heated-Power Folding Side Mirrors
• Manual Tilt And Telescoping Steering Wheel
• Cruise Control
• Leather And Faux Upholstery
• Bluetooth Phone Connection With Seven Speaker
• Heated-Eight Way Power Seats
• Satellite Radio
• Auxiliary Audio Jack

The Audi powerhouse runs on either a 4.2 litre V8 or a V10 that produces 525 horsepower and has a 319 pound per foot torque. The upgraded R8 V10 plus can push the cars engine to deliver 550 horsepower. Additionally, the cars six speed manual transmission has a gate metal shifter and an S Tronic option.

Strengths:
• Quick Shifting Automated Manual Transmission
• Easy To Drive
• Intoxicating Soundtrack In Engine And Comfortable Cabin.

Weaknesses:
• Includes Outdated Electronic Interface

• Limited Storage Space.

Audi’s R8 is said to have the one of the best interior designs. This elegantly styled vehicle is built with the highest quality materials and is spacious, making it an incredibly comfortable car. Audi has accomplished something special in the creation of this incredible supercar.Audi R8 Is Born