Monday, May 4, 2015


All more current Audi R8 was initially dispatched in 2007 and everybody all of a sudden recognized that Audi had a thing or two to provide for the supercar domain. Despite the fact that it stayed effective all through its numerous years available, the R8 line-up got a light invigorate for the 2014 model year. Heading into the 2015 model year  a year prior to its foreseen complete upgrade  the R8 gets a couple of new goodies and a slight cost increment.                                                                                                                                                                          The biggest addition to the lightly revised Audi R8 V8 is under the hood where the Berman automaker tweaked the V-8 engine to deliver an extra 10 horsepower over the previous version. There is also a new seven-speed S tronic gearbox.

Since a redesign is on the horizon, Audi kept the exterior updates to a minimum. These updates include a new front bumper and single-frame grille.Audi declared costs for the whole 2015 R8 lineup, including the base R8 V8 rendition. At 2015 costs increment by $1,000 for the manual variant and $900 for the R8 with the S tronic transmission. Upgrades for 2015 incorporate new outside paints, red brake calipers, another Quilted Leather bundle in Silver, and another diamond  stitchedsewed Alcantara main head.For the exterior, the facelift Audi R8 has received a new single-frame grille with the beveled upper corners painted in high-gloss black, a new bumper with the air inlets bearing three crossbars each, and new matte black vent louvers. As an option, customers will receive a carbon fiber reinforced plastic  front splitter. All models will now be offered with standard LED headlights. The Audi R8 features an aluminum body that weighs only 462.89 lbs bringing the total weight down to just 3439.10 lbs.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                On the interior, numerous control and trim elements are covered in chrome strips or black paint, while the instrument cluster and the shift paddles have been slightly modified. The center console and the handbrake lever are covered with leather and can be combined with Fine Nappa full-leather on the seats and door trim or Alcantara, available as an option.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Under the hood, the 4.2 FSI V-8 engine for the R8 has been updated to deliver a total of 430 horsepower at 7,900 rpm and 317.15 pound-feet of torque delivered between 4,500 and 6,000 rpm. The biggest change for the updated R8 is the addition of a new seven-speed S tronic transmission system replacing the existing six-speed R-Tronic. The new transmission features two multi-plate clutches that serve two mutually independent sub-transmissions allowing minimal delay between gear changes.

When equipped with the S tronic transmission, the R8 will go from 0 to 60 mph in 4.3 seconds and up to a top speed of 186.39 mph. With the manual transmission, these numbers changes to 4.6 seconds and 187.55 mph.                                                                                                

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