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2016 Audi R8 Competition Review and Performance

April 20, 2015

Powerful 2016 Audi R8 in combination with light-weight materials promises exceptional performance and handling. Special design is about to impress everyone.

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2016 Audi R8 Redesign and Changes

2016 Audi R8 replaces trapezoidal stripe mask with hexagonal mesh one. Headlights, however are trapezoid-like, and below them, you’ll find gaping LED air intakes. Sharp crease in car’s door is here still. Inside will be pretty similar to new TT’s cabin, into new 2016 Audi R8 producer added a set of revised sports seats with enhanced lateral support, thanks to revised headrest. 12.3-inch MMI screen giving to the driver all the important vitals on the car. The driver can be over the steering wheel to choose the information you want to be displayed. This screen not only replaces the instrument gauges, but also the MMI screen that cluttered up the center console. This display for the future offers information about performance mode with g-force graph, power and torque output, and a shift light indicator. Premium sport cars rivals are BMW M8, Nissan GT-RAcura NSX , 2016 Porsche Boxster Spyder , Porsche 911, and Dodge Viper SRT.

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2016 Audi R8 Super Engine

2016 Audi R8 might use a few different engines which should allow for better customizing for the clients. The base car might get a new 3 liter twin turbocharged V6 that is similar to that of the S4 but has more power at nearly 350 horsepower and 360 lb-ft of torque. Further up the range there should be two petrol engine, one 4.2 liter V8 and one 5.2 liter V10. The latter should be the same as in the sport cars, so it should provide anywhere between 580 and 610 horsepower. The diesel on the other hand will make use of two different engines. The smaller one will be a 4.2 liter twin turbocharged V8 with 335 horsepower and more than 550 lb-ft of torque and also a bigger 5 liter V10 with anywhere between 400 and 420 horsepower and up to 700 lb-ft of torque. The only available transmission for all these models will be a 7 speed dual clutch automatic that will power all the four wheels via a quattro all wheel drive system.

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2016 Audi R8 Release Date and Price

2016 Audi R8 is expected on the market in the second half of 2015. Price should start around $120K for a standard model. On request can be purchased R8 e-tron for $250K.

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