It’s always great to wait and see what Audi brings every year. This time we present you the stunning 2016 Audi R8 which will leave you all truly amazed.
Redesign and improvements of interior and exterior
Let’s start with the platform of new R8. New 2016 Audi r8 will share the same platform as the Lamborghini LP610-4 Huracan. The difference is that the R8 will have longer wheelbase. This way it will provide more space and comfort in the cabin. New model will be lighter than the previous generation models thanks to the usage of light weight materials (aluminum, carbon fibers and others). This way new R8 will lose around 130 pounds which will improve its general performances and fuel consumption. The general look of new Audi R8 will be aggressive and sporty. On the front end the grille will suffer redesign. It will have the hexagonal shape. Headlights and taillights will be also redesigned (those will have angular shape) and powered with the latest LED technology. Also, at the back of the vehicle we will be able to see a huge diffuser in the rear bumper and rectangular exhaust tips. The interior of the car will be sporty and luxurious at the same time. It will be similar to the cabin of Audi TT. Whole cabin of new 2016 Audi R8 will be made of high quality materials and equipped just with the latest high tech technology features.
Under the hood of new 2016 Audi R8 will be both V8 and V10 power units. This thing has stayed the same if we are comparing it to its predecessor. 4.2 liter V8 will be the basic engine. This engine is able to produce around 450 horsepower. The other engine is 5.2 liter V10 power unit, capable to produce amazing 600 horsepower. These power units will be coupled with seven speed S tronic dual-clutch automatic transmission. Some sources say that there may one more power option for the new R8 – a hybrid version.
Release date and price of new 2016 Audi R8
We can expect new 2016 Audi R8 to arrive in dealers in the first half of 2015 as 2016 model. The price of this amazing sports vehicle will be between $120,000 for the base model and $250,000 for special orders.