Audi R8, a Sedan has 3 versions available in India. Audi R8 has 3 Petrol cars. It comes in 10 colours, namely, Brilliant Red, Daytona Grey, Pearl Effect, Estoril Blue, Crystal Effect, Ibis White, Ice Silver, Panther Black, Crystal Effect, Samoa orange, Sepang blue, pearl effect, Suzuka Grey, Teak brown. Audi is one of the world’s most renowned German automobile manufacturers in luxury sports section. Audi R8 is one such model that has gathered immense appreciation for its features and performance all over the world. R8 happens to be a full-fledged two seater luxury sports car. During the initial stages, the company launched Audi R8 4.2 V8 coupe, which was then followed by R8 5.2 V10 Coupe, v10 Spyder and V10 Plus. Earlier in 2015, R8’s newest version LMX was launched with more upgrades and better specifications than the previous versions.
R8 has been in the market for many years now, and is still an appealing sports car with its design and power. The exteriors of R8 have an exotic appearance with big upsized wheels. The aerodynamic shape of the car gives it an edge over while driving at high speeds. The car sports bi-xenon headlamps and a single framed radiator at the front fascia, while the retractable spoiler at rear adds to its sporty look.
Interior & Features
The interiors of R8 are an inviting place with all the luxurious offered at right place. The cabin is designed with quality materials and ambient lighting. The seats of R8 have a quilted leather design with world class finishing of Alcantara composites offering all day comfort and ample support. In order to offer a superior drive experience, the car comes fitted with a seven-speaker audio system with satellite radio, Bluetooth and GPS navigation with loaded maps. Other features at interiors of R8 include trunk lights, sun sensor, climate control, 465 watts stereo speakers and voice-activated navigation system.
Audi R8 is available in 6 different variants; V8 has a 4.2-liter petrol engine with displacement of 4163 cc and it generates 428 bhp of maximum power and 430 Nm of peak torque. On the other hand, V10 comes in 3 different variants with V10 FSI equipped with a 5.2-liter petrol engine having a displacement of 5204 cc, and it produces 520 bhp of highest power and 530 Nm of torque. The other two variants V10 coupe and V10 Spyder feature a 5.2-liter petrol engine with a displacement of 5204 cc generating 525 bhp and 570 bhp of peak power, respectively. Audi R8’s engine gives power to all the wheels through its 6-speed automatic transmission gearbox with AWD function.
The 4163 cc Petrol - powered variant delivers a fuel economy of 8.06 kmpl.
Performance and Handling
The acceleration produced by Audi R8, irrespective of the engine (V8 or V10), is very impressive and stunning. In order to enhance its acceleration the auto maker has made some minor changes in the recent years. The manual gearbox is now replaced with a proper dual DSG clutch transmission system that has increased the car’s performance by a good margin. Along with, the powerhouse of R8, V10, is capable of generating enormous speed for this car. The top speed of this car is 320 kmph, making it one of the fastest sports cars in the world. The 10-cylinder V10 engine also creates a lot of acceleration giving the car a thrilling speed of 100 kmph in just 4.4 seconds. Audi R8 has an all-wheel drive function that makes it very athletic and easy to drive. The wheel grip on the road increases the ease of handling.
Audi R8 has a lot of competitors in its class. Many other sports cars like Porsche 918 Spyder and Porsche 911 are the biggest rivals of Audi R8. Although R8 has been in the market for many years now, it is still a favourite sports car of many. Minor updates every year make it stand neck to neck with its rivals in the market. +Read Further