2017 Audi R8 Price and Interior

2017 Audi R8 - front

The rich history of the German auto industry is preparing a historic move, the 2017 Audi R8 will be the most powerful model in the Audi production, ever.

2017 Audi R8 Exterior Changes and Specs

While the Audi R8 will be presented as a new model, many lines are transferred from the predecessor. But every detail is promoted with the approval of highly qualified professionals. Gets changed LED headlamps, distinctive front grille and a chassis that is made of aluminum. Dimensions should remain the same. R8 will be 174.3 inches long, has a height of 48.8 inches and a width of 76.4 inches. Wheelbase is set to 104.3 inches. But what is more important is the weight reduction compared to the current model. The new generation will have about 145 pounds less, because it is made of lighter materials. Convertible will be a little easier. Innovative aerodynamic aids, will make Audi R8 fantastic car. Excellent behavior at high speeds, reduced air resistance and pleased aggression is all you need for a great success. Some parts of the vehicle are made of carbon finer, while the specially designed front and rear spoiler. Special air circulation vents are located on the rear bumper, right next to the door. Convertible will have a soft top that fits perfectly into the athletic design of this sports car. The roof will be opened by an electro-hydraulic drive in just 20 seconds.

2017 Audi R8 - exterior


2017 Audi R8 Interior Changes and Specs

Changes to the interior are not very big but they are still present. The cabin gets a matte carbon details and specific thresholds labeled R8. Manufacturer promising inflated equipment with several different color combinations. But the quality is inevitable. All controls are oriented towards the driver. The functions can be controlled via the multifunction buttons or satellite. But all of this without taking your hands off the wheel. Behind the wheel is the big screen of 12.3 inches. Fully digitalized Audi virtual cockpit shows all the necessary information using 3D graphics. This shows all the dynamics of the vehicle.

2017 Audi R8 - interior 1

MMI navigation system is part of the equipment, as well as microphones in the bands. They are connected to the phone. Audi R8 is compatible with Smart phones. Simplifies the use of these devices. It is directly connected to the cockpit. Or, if desired, you can get Audi Phone Box module. Connects mobile phones with an antenna and activates the inductive charging. Bang & Olufsen audio system has the highest quality, with many options, a lot of speakers, even in the back of the head, intenet radio, MP3 player etc. Sports seats are with superior comfort and ergonomics. Are upholstered in high quality leather with electronic adjustment. They have perfect lateral support.

2017 Audi R8 - interior

2017 Audi R8 Engine Power

How can we expect Audi R8 will be equipped with a powerful and reliable engine. Under the hood will be located 5.2-liter V10 engine with 40 valves and a power output of 540 hp and torque of 398 lb / ft. Power will be distributed to all wheels via a 7 speed automatic transmission. According to some estimates Audi R8 will have a fuel consumption of 14 mpg around town and 22 mpg on the highway. As part of the car will be fuel tank capacity of 21.9 gallons. Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph is achieved in 3.5 seconds.

Enhanced version with the V10 + label will have a little more power. It will be able to produce an output of 610 hp and torque of 413 lb / ft. This engine will work with 6 speed S-Tronic twin-clutch transmission, while the strength will go on all four wheels. Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph is achieved in just 3 seconds.

2017 Audi R8 - engine

Competitors for 2017 Audi R8

It is not easy to be a vehicle of competitors such as the Audi R8. As the main competitors will appear Nissan GT-R, Mercedes-Benz AMG GT, McLaren 570S, Acura NSX, Porsche 911 and Jaguar F-type.

2017 Audi R8 - competitors

Release Date and Price for 2017 Audi R8

This spring should be the advent of a new 2017 model Audi R8. But we will wait for a statement of the company. Price will depend on the equipment and aware. The basic model should cost around $ 165,000 while the enhanced model V10 + have a starting price of around $ to 185,000.

2017 Audi R8 - release date

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