The Audi R8 is a sports car, which uses the Audi quattro permanent AWD brand. The Audi R8 was launched by the German carmaker Audi AG in 2006. The Audi R8 is completely developed and produced by high consummation private subsidiary of AUDI AG, quattro GmbH, based on the fundamental structure of the Lamborghini Gallardo platform R8 is planted on the Audi Space Frame, and uses the aluminum monocoque is developed using the principles of the frame space. The Audi R8 is assembled by quattro GmbH in a ‘aluminum site’ newly modernize Audi Neckarsulm plant in Germany.
In 2005, Audi announced that the race car’s name Audi R8 success would be used for a new road car in 2007, the Audi R8, based on the concept of the car of the Audi Le Mans, appearing at the Salon Geneva 2003 and 2003 Frankfurt International Motor Show. The Audi R8 development program started in 2004, the design received Lamberty and frozen for production. body production prototypes have begun field trials in January 2006. The R8 road car was officially launched at the Paris Motor Show on September 30, 2006. There was some confusion with the name, actions the car with the 24 Hours of Le Mans winning R8 Le Mans Prototype (LMP). Six-time 24 Hours of Le Mans winner Jacky Ickx described the R8 as “the best handling road car today.” Audi R8 is the first production car with Full LED headlights
Audi R8 Coupe
The Audi R8 was originally equipped with a V8 engine of 4.2L Specially, it is a petrol engine 32-valve alloy all aluminum with fuel stratified injection (FSI) and has a rearrangement of 4163 cubic centimeters (254.0 cu in). Develop a motor output of 420 horsepower metric horsepower (309 kW; 414 hp) (Directive 80/1269 / EEC), and generates 430 Nm of torque, petrol 98 RON “lead-free”. It is basically the same engine used in the Audi RS4 B7, but is modified to use a dry sump lubrication system. Uses 2 camshafts driven by chain double (DOHC) per cylinder, and uses variable valve timing for both camshafts intake and exhaust. The four-wheel drive system is biased towards the rear; sends 30% of its power to the front wheels and 70% to the rear.
Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 FSI Quattro
Although it was rumored by the automotive press since the announcement of the production of the Audi R8 in 2006, it was not until August 2008 that spy shots of a “Spider” Audi R8 convertible shoot scenes from the movie Iron Man 2 have been published online. The photos clearly showed “top” visible roof and the badge “of sideblade” had been removed. The vehicle was officially unveiled at the IAA 2009. compared to the coupe, convertible chassis have additional support, a couple of safety rollover bars, as well as minor changes such as filling Shooting fuel. It will be powered by V10 engine firing 5.2 FSI uneven. Launch of German model began in the first quarter of 2010, with sales beginning in the coming days. British model sold for £ 111,955 OTR (manual) OTR and £ 117.155 (R Tronic).
The concept car version of the Audi R8 Coupe with 5934 cc V12 bi-turbo diesel rated 500 horsepower and 1,000 Nm (£ 738 · ft) @ 1750 3000rpm with the Euro 6 emissions conformity to the standard with an oxidation catalyst and a diesel particulate filter, Gracia matte silver body color, manual transmission small diameter dual disc clutch 6-speed, permanent AWD quattro wheels, from the ratio of 40:60. The vehicle was unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show in 2008.
Audi R8 GT Spyder
There is a limited number production vehicle that combines improvements R8 GT with a convertible body. The German model is on sale at the basic price of €207.800. The Audi R8 was unveiled in 2011 at Le Mans. American model went on sale as a 2012 model year vehicle, with delivery starting in February 2012.
Audi R8 Limited Edition
The limited version of the R8 Coupe 5.2 FSI quattro (30 units) for the Chinese market. Including Nordic gold body color, front and rear air intakes / outputs and escape are lightweight matte black, front and rear bumpers and rear matt titanium gray, front spoiler, cops, side-blades, mirrors, fixed rear wing, enlarged matte carbon diffuser, matt black grille, edge of the grille and matte gray titanium bars, 19 “5-spoke wheels” Y “design to eyes titanium, aluminum knob with limited edition number 1-99 free number 4, 14 and 24, sports bucket seats in black Alcantara with seams and contrasting piping trim, roof lining in Alcantara with seams, the knee in black shark skin contrasting with contrasting seams, center console inserts sausages and color door trim body, car door handles and use matt carbon inlays, doors and center console are in body color with black dashboard and spheres Audi R8 emblem door sill trims with aluminum insert and the Audi R8 logo, R tronic transmission. The Audi R8 was unveiled 2011 Guangzhou Auto Show.