Audi R8 presented at the New York Auto Show

Audi R8 presented at the New York Auto Show

April 18, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

The updated Audi R8 debuted in New York. It should be noted that Audi revealed details about the R8 last fall, but the public premiere took place just now.

The new version received a more aggressive design of the front grille, a new front spoiler, the front bumper is complemented by large air intakes. Installed tinted headlights, new side skirts, updated rear bumper with rear diffuser.

Trim transferred without significant changes. Two new colors are proposed: “Pastel Silver” and “Palomino Brown”. The Audi R8 uses a digital dashboard. The Bang & Olufsen audio system comes with 13 speakers. Proposed wireless charger for smartphone, LED interior lighting.

Under the hood is a 5.2-liter V10, which provides 570 hp of power (419 kW) and torque 550 Nm. It works with the S tronic seven-speed gearbox. The all-wheel drive Quattro comes as standard equipment.

Acceleration from zero to 100 km / h in the Audi R8 takes 3.4 seconds. The maximum speed reaches 323 km / h.

Interestingly, before the premiere at the auto show, the American division of Audi reported that the R8 with the V10 engine would generate 610 hp (449 kW) and 559 Nm of torque. In this case, the dynamics of acceleration to 100 km / h would improve to 3.2 seconds.

The cost starts from $ 169,900 for the R8 V10 Coupe and $ 182,100 for the Spyder.

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