In 3.6 seconds to 100
The other two engines - available for the Coupe and Spyder - remain as before. In the second, slightly weaker performance level of the V10 engine 525 hp and a maximum torque of 530 Newton meters is available. The Audi R8 V10 Coupe accelerates in 3.6 seconds with S tronic from zero to 100 km / h and up to 314 km / h. Acts as an introduction of the R8 with a 430-hp 4.2-liter V8. The maximum torque of 430 Newton meters at 4500-6000 rpm. The sprint from zero to 100 km / h, the Coupe done in combination with the dual-clutch transmission in 4.3 seconds, and acceleration continues at pace 300th The average consumption will be 12.4 liters.
For the first time with a double clutch transmission
In addition to the six-speed gearbox for the R8 is the first time, a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission available. In the ten-cylinder models is the newly developed S tronic as standard on board. Audi promises sporty, closely graded courses and a long last designed gear. About the selector lever in the center console and paddles allows the driver to change gears and independently. In addition to a sport mode can also be a Launch Control is activated, which brings about a button to start with increased starting speed and optimum tire slippage. Audi speaks of up to 22 grams less CO2 per kilometer - - except for reduced emissions could be reduced with the double clutch transmission, the sprint times from 0 to 100 km / h by up to three tenths of a second. The mid-engined R8 sports comes as standard with quattro all-wheel drive. Under normal driving conditions around 15 percent of the torque can be directed to the front axle. Begin spinning the rear wheels, a maximum of another 15 percent are sent to the front. At the rear of the R8 does a mechanical limited slip differential.
New front end with LED lights
From the outside, the R8 has been changed only with caution. The modified front section is identified by a new bumper, radiator grille with angled top corners now, differently shaped air intakes as well as the future standard LED headlights. Optionally, a front splitter made of carbon fiber-reinforced plastic (CFRP), mounted on the R8 V10, plus it is always there. In the ten cylinders are the side blades exhibited more than the V8 and equipped with a special edge. There is a modified rear diffuser and new rear lights with LED technology. A special feature is the turn signal indicator with dynamized - its light passes from inside to outside in turning direction. The tail also adorns the new red and silver R8 logo. The exhaust system flows to all engine variants in two round, shiny tailpipes. These are held on the Audi R8 V10, plus black. The top model is exclusively available on request in a matt finish paint.
New R8 logo is also found inside
The optional multi-function sports leather steering wheel with flattened lower rim also helps the new R8 logo. It is also found on the selector lever or switch, the door sills, back in the instrument cluster and on the home screen of the monitor board. The sports seats are optional on the V8 engines in the V10 and set options as standard electric. Depending on the model are the covers from an Alcantara / leather combination or in Fine Nappa leather. As an extra bucket seats with more pronounced side bolsters are available.
Market launch of the revised Audi R8 end is 2012. Standard equipment on all models include a navigation system and a sound system from Bang & Olufsen. As an extra element, a high beam assistant, different complete sets, including a mobile phone preparation and voice control belt microphone and a parking aid with rearview camera are available.