The new generation of sports car Audi R8 was expected for a long time, and these expectations surpassed reality. The new R8 is an evolutionary step forward, a fundamental change can not speak.
From the all-new R8 it is really expected much. Internet has spread a variety of computer-generated 3D models to publish the spy photos from the test drives and speculated about the technology. Finally, the automaker itself craning public quite a long time, thus Develop ground for the emergence of new and emerging speculation.
2017 Audi R8 Exterior
At first glance it may seem that the most fundamental steps designers concerned details of the shape of the body. All automakers Volkswagen Group currently taking up their design manuals and classified them into sharper shapes. Just look at the newest vehicles of Volkswagen and Audi, it is here that trend aggravated forms manifested most.
Sharply cut headlights,Hexagon new grille, striking jacketed exhaust parts, divided vertical stripe visually terminating the cockpit, sporty profile and striking color contrasts – all this is considered typical for the appearance of a new generation of R8.
2017 Audi R8 Interior
Audi R8 comes in addition to the slightly modified appearance of the body with innovations in the interior. These again are not very significant, Audi does not prepare for its customers no negative surprises, such as the different positions of controls.
We are also in the interior designers interested in using polygons and generally sharper lines, but those coming into direct contrast with circular motifs. The result looks very modern and evokes the impression that you are sitting in a true sports car. This feeling is enhanced by the distinctive red button to start the engine.
Will take the wheel with a circular center and three arms, two of which are equipped with a variety of control buttons. The steering wheel is a major innovation in the form of a virtual cockpit Audi. Virtual cockpit Audi means that all information about the current status of the vehicle are shown on a large color screen, not the traditional analog indicators. The advantage of this solution is its universal use and the fact that where necessary it is possible to adapt virtual graphic indicators of current demand driver.
Futuristic operate in particular all those controls and automatic transmission selector on the center console. It is sufficient area to encompass the buttons that an average driver can be used only three times for the entire period of ownership of the vehicle, but Audi has been issued in another direction. Instead of different specialties in the center console placed a reasonable amount of drivers that are directly involved in improving driving.
Interestingly, compared to other cars not new R 8 with a central display to the right of the steering wheel. In this type of car is obviously not necessary.
2017 Audi R8 Engine,Price and Release date
The new Audi R8 will be supplied exclusively with V10 engine and version e-tron, which will please fans of environmentally friendly vehicles. Internal combustion engines are combined as standard with an automatic 7-speed S tronic.
The first variant V10 engine has a maximum capacity 5.2 liters and output at up to 540 hp (397 kW), the other will possess the same amount of power to 610 hp (449 kW).
Electric variant R8 e-tron will include not one, but to two electric motors with a combined power reaches a beautiful 460 hp (338 kW). The automaker says that thanks to advanced battery, the vehicle goes into electricity to 450 kilometers from a standstill to speed 100 km / h shoots over 3.9 second.
The price of new Audi R8 will be around 187,000 $ and expected release date on summer 2016. (591)